HS2

Anna welcomed the announcement from the Secretary of State for Transport that the HS2 East Midlands Hub will be situated at Toton Sidings, Stapleford. Anna believes this is an excellent opportunity for Toton, Stapleford and Broxtowe as a whole.  Not only will it bring better transport connections, it will also relieve pressure on the busy…

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A52

Anna supported Bramcote resident Tony Smith’s campaign for permanent speed cameras on the A52. The campaign was launched following the death of two young men in a collision where speed appeared to be a major factor. Anna wrote to Highways England, who manage the A52, and contacted the local police inspector Steve Wragg, who confirms…

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Bennerley Viaduct

Anna has supported Sustrans in their application for £4.5 million of Heritage Lottery Funding to restore and renew the Bennerley viaduct. The plans would restore the viaduct and extend the existing cycling and walk routes.

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Attenborough Crossings

The rail crossings in and around Attenborough combined are the most dangerous rail crossings on the East Midlands Mainline. Anna has been working with Network Rail to find a solution to the danger posed by these crossings. Plans to close the three crossings were scrapped after a public consultation. Anna is currently awaiting an update…

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Neighbourhood Forums

Neighbourhood forums are being established throughout Broxtowe. Neighbourhood Forums have a formal and important role in shaping the future of our communities as they will draw up a Neighbourhood Plan to reflect the needs and vision residents have of development in their area. Anna has been supporting the organisation of and attending forums across the…

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Beeston Station

I helped to set up the independent Friends of Beeston Station group earlier this year who have been working to improve the station and its accessibility. The group is already a making good progress by securing more disabled parking, improvement to the disability ramp and roof cleaning. The campaign to make Beeston Station fully accessible…

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Chetwynd Barracks

The MoD will close Chetwynd Barracks by 2021. In December 2016 Anna asked the Secretary of State for Defence if these plans can be sped up in order to secure the future of the site as brownfield land for housing,  in order to meet housing targets set by the previous Labour and Liberal Democrat administration…

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A610

Anna is working hard to find a solution to the difficult traffic problems on the A610 and Nuthall Island. Anna has held meetings with the Guiltbrook Retail Park and the Local Enterprise group.

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SUCCESS: Green Belt

Green Belt land was designated as suitable for housing by the previous administration on Broxtowe Borough Council. Conservatives opposed the housing target Broxtowe accepted of 6150, because we knew it would mean building on Green Belt land throughout Broxtowe. Unfortunately the then Labour and Lib Dem Council opposed our views and the housing target was…

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SUCCESS: Tramwork

Anna stood up for the residents and business owners of Beeston throughout the tramworks. Anna successfully led campaigns for an exceptional hardship fund for businesses struggling to survive on High and Chilwell Roads, which were closed to traffic for over a year. Anna also won compensation for all small businesses and shops affected by the…

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