Month: October 2014

Anna Soubry MP expresses disappointment over HS2 station plans

Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe has expressed her disappointment that Toton is no longer the preferred site for an East Midland High Speed Rail Hub. Speaking after HS2 announced they are considering other sites for the station Anna said; “I am clearly disappointed as I believe Toton would be an

George Osborne meets Beeston businesses

George visited Relish and The Local not Global Deli on Chilwell Road Read the full story in the Nottingham Post on…

Chancellor George Osborne criticises “Council incompetence” over tram works

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne paid a visit to Beeston on Friday following an invitation from Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe. Anna took Mr Osborne to see Chilwell Road businesses, the Local not Global Deli, and Relish Cafe where they discussed the challenges facing their businesses not least during

Anna welcomes latest rise in apprenticeships

Anna Soubry MP has welcomed new figures showing 740 new apprenticeships were started by people in Broxtowe last year. In total 3,130 new apprenticeships have been started in Broxtowe since 2010. Across England more than 1.9 million apprenticeships have been started since 2010 – with the number of apprenticeships having

Anna Soubry has branded the latest delay in reopening Chilwell High Road as “an absolute shambles”

The latest delay comes after nineteen months of closure and numerous missed deadlines to get the road back open to traffic. Anna said “Broken promises have plagued this project from the outset. Traders, residents and I were promised that the road would be open this weekend, traders have organised a

Transport Secretary calls on Nottingham City Council to consider compensating residents hit by tram works

Mr McLoughlin was invited to see the works for himself by Anna Soubry MP, Anna said; “I took Patrick, who had arrived at Beeston Station, to meet Allison Dobbs who chairs the Lower and Fletcher Road Residents Association. Alison didn’t hold back in telling Patrick what life had been like for almost

Broxtowe’s Decision on Field Farm Development Stands

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has condemned Broxtowe Borough Council for ignoring advice and sacrificing the Green Belt land at Field Farm, Stapleford to housing development.  Anna said: “Planning Minister, Brandon Lewis has today made it clear that because Broxtowe voted in favour of its Core Strategy last month, he is

Anna Soubry MP pays tribute to Cllr Marilyn Hegyi

It is with great sadness that I have learnt today that Borough Councillor, and my good friend, Marilyn Hegyi has died after a short illness. Marilyn was diagnosed with cancer some months ago but only the other week she sent me a very positive text saying that her health had