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Bramcote Hills Golf Course site tidy up success

Anna Soubry MP has secured a tidy up of the old Bramcote Hills Golf Course site following many concerns raised by residents. The site is currently undergoing maintenance that is set to be completed within three weeks. Following several attempts to contact the owners, Anna called upon Broxtowe Borough Council to intervene and ensure that … Continue reading Bramcote Hills Golf Course site tidy up success

Anna Soubry calls for Councillor who used racist language to resign

Anna Soubry MP has called on Kimberley Town and Borough Councillor Andy Cooper  to resign immediately following racist comments about a former fellow town Councillor. Yesterday morning a tenth Town Councillor, Janet Pearce resigned after she received an email from Andy Cooper which he sent to all Councillors and the Town Clerk,  in which he … Continue reading Anna Soubry calls for Councillor who used racist language to resign

Anna Soubry welcomes assurances from the Foreign Secretary about events in Iraq, Gaza and the Ukraine

The Foreign Secretary wrote: I thought it would be helpful to update on you on the situations in Iraq, Gaza and the Ukraine. Iraq The situation in northern Iraq remains deeply worrying as ISIL terrorists continue to attack towns and villages in the region and to target Iraqi Christians and the Yazidi community. Hundreds of … Continue reading Anna Soubry welcomes assurances from the Foreign Secretary about events in Iraq, Gaza and the Ukraine

Beeston set for even more traffic chaos with 24 hour road closures

Tram works in Beeston will cause extensive and even more congestion and jams until September 1st. In a statement issued today NET has announced the following. 24 hour  lane closures on University Boulevard/Queen’s Road Junction due to tramworks: Monday 25th August to Friday 29th August -- You will only be able to turn left from Queen’s Road towards Woodside … Continue reading Beeston set for even more traffic chaos with 24 hour road closures

Anna’s Annual Report

Anna and local volunteers are currently delivering Anna's annual report - this has been printed and delivered at no cost to the tax payer - If your copy hasn't arrived yet you can view the report by clicking on the link below. Annual Report

600 hundred homes and businesses without phones and internet until Sunday

600 homes and businesses  in Beeston, Chilwell, Bramcote and Attenborough are without their land line or internet after BT cabling suffered serious damage. Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has been woeking with BT and helping elderly and frail constituents who rely exclusively on their land line. "like many constituents my constituency office has been affected. I … Continue reading 600 hundred homes and businesses without phones and internet until Sunday

The campaign to protect our Green Belt and HS2 continues

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, has pledged to continue to defend the constituency's Green Belt land from thousands of houses and ensure full economic advantage is taken of HS2, despite today's announcement from the Planning Inspector. In the face of widespread opposition the Inspector has backed the Borough Councils controversial "Core Strategy". The Council’s local plan … Continue reading The campaign to protect our Green Belt and HS2 continues

Anna Soubry promises to continue fighting Open Cast mining plans

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, has promised to keep on fighting against UK Coal's plans for an opencast coal mine at Shortwood between Trowell and Cossall. The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, has decided not to ‘call-in’ the application, despite Anna's request last year. Labour controlled Nottinghamshire County Council voted in … Continue reading Anna Soubry promises to continue fighting Open Cast mining plans

Anna Soubry visits Mornington Primary School

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, helped hand out awards at Mornington Primary's WOW assembly this morning. Anna was visiting the popular Nuthall School, which celebrates its school fair tomorrow (Saturday July 5th). Anna said "we have some outstanding schools in Broxtowe and Mornington is one of them. It was a great pleasure to meet the pupils and … Continue reading Anna Soubry visits Mornington Primary School

George Spencer School wins prestigious Maths hub

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, has welcomed the announcement that George Spencer Academy and Technology College has been selected as a new Maths hub for schools in the area. George Spencer is one of 32 schools and academy trusts which will lead Maths Hubs across England and provide a model for schools in their area. The … Continue reading George Spencer School wins prestigious Maths hub

Anna Soubry MP responds to Green Belt consultation

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has written to Broxtowe Borough Council in response to their 'Core Strategy' consultation. The Core Strategy proposes thousands of houses on Broxtowe's Green Belt land, including a minimum of 500 houses on Green Belt land in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 hub station at Toton. Anna Soubry said, "The Council's … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP responds to Green Belt consultation

Anna Soubry MP demands urgent meeting to discuss tram compensation extension

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has demanded an urgent meeting with the leader of Nottinghamshire County Council after they refused an application for financial help from a Beeston business struggling to survive because of the tram works.  Following a campaign by Anna Soubry, the County Council agreed to compensate businesses who have suffered losses due to … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP demands urgent meeting to discuss tram compensation extension

Success for Rylanders: Developers change Trent Vale plans

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has welcomed revised plans from developers looking to build homes and new sports and social facilities in Beeston Rylands. “The original plans from the developers featured a two storey licensed social club on Trent Vale Sports Ground.  I met residents who opposed the idea though we were all for better sporting … Continue reading Success for Rylanders: Developers change Trent Vale plans

Happy Easter!

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry has wished all her constituents a 'Happy Easter'. "I am spending part of the Easter weekend with my family and part out and about in the constituency" said Anna "I spent a couple of hours delivering leaflets and talking with constituents in Beeston Rylands on Saturday morning and will be writing my … Continue reading Happy Easter!

Anna Soubry Launches Beeston Tram Compensation Petition

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, has launched a petition to save local businesses and will hold an Action Day to collect signatures in Beeston this Saturday. Anna’s petition calls on the County and City Councils to compensate businesses in Beeston, Chilwell, Toton & Attenborough who are suffering financial loss as a result of tram works. Anna … Continue reading Anna Soubry Launches Beeston Tram Compensation Petition

Minister visits great Broxtowe Business

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock MP joined Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry for a visit to Bridgeway Consulting in Beeston. The 500 plus employer is a major training provider for the railway industry. Matthew met apprentices and of Bridgeway's great work in the railway industry including training hundreds of workers. There is a serious shortage of skilled railway … Continue reading Minister visits great Broxtowe Business

Anna Soubry MP requests meeting to solve Attenborough Station Car Parking problem

Anna Soubry MP has written to Cllr Kevin Greaves, Chair of Transport and Highways at Nottinghamshire County Council; East Midlands Trains and Network Rail to request an urgent meeting to resolve the substantial parking problems in the roads surrounding Attenborough Railway Station. At Anna's recent advice surgery in Attenborough,  a number of residents attended to raise … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP requests meeting to solve Attenborough Station Car Parking problem

Anna Soubry MP visits Greasley Beauvale Primary’s Fruity Friday!

Anna Soubry went back to school when she joined Greasley Beauvale's assembly and then met the School's Parliament. "I last visited in November when the pupils were devising a scheme to encourage everyone to eat more fruit. They have come up with a great idea "Fruity Friday". You can only buy fruit in the tuck … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP visits Greasley Beauvale Primary’s Fruity Friday!

Anna Soubry MP represents Rylanders’ views on Trent Vale planning proposals

Broxtowe's MP, Anna Soubry has represented residents’ views to developers planning 270 houses and facilities in Beeston Rylands. "I held a "drop in" surgery in the Rylands, which a number of residents attended. I've also received emails from people concerned about the extent of the plans. I've written to the developers who have promised to … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP represents Rylanders’ views on Trent Vale planning proposals

Anna Soubry MP takes Open Cast petition to Secretary of State

Anna Soubry MP has today written to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, with a petition of over 1,200 signatures in opposition to an open cast mine at Shortwood Farm in the constituency. Trowell Parish Council organised the petition at short notice following Nottinghamshire County Council’s decision in December … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP takes Open Cast petition to Secretary of State

Anna Soubry MP secures A52 roadwork postponement

Anna Soubry MP has secured a delay in the planned works at the A52 Bramcote Island. The works, which were scheduled to take place from Monday 6th February, included overnight lane restrictions in order to make environmental enhancements to the roundabout. Speaking of the postponement Anna said, “I received a large number of complaints from … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP secures A52 roadwork postponement

Anna to speak at Public Meeting for Toton’s future

Anna Soubry MP will be speaking at a public meeting this Sunday to discuss Toton’s future. South Broxtowe 20/20, a new group to support positive development at Toton Sidings, is holding a public meeting at The Greenwood Community Centre, Toton, 2:00pm-4:00pm on Sunday 26th January. Speaking ahead of the meeting the group said, “We will … Continue reading Anna to speak at Public Meeting for Toton’s future

Anna Soubry MP campaigns for the Toton Connect

Anna Soubry MP has written to Cllr Kevin Greaves, Chairman of the Highways and Transport Committee at Nottinghamshire County Council, in order to urge the Council to continue funding the Toton Connect Plus 110 Service. The Toton Connect, which provides a vital service to many in Toton, Stapleford and Attenborough, is under threat from Nottinghamshire … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP campaigns for the Toton Connect

Anna Soubry MP supports Stapleford’s independent shops

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry, has given her full support to independent shop keepers in Stapleford. "Everyone concerned with Stapleford town centre needs to work together to support shops, traders throughout the town." said Anna after hearing criticism that some businesses are feeling left out and ignored. Stapleford champion Richard MacRae had invited Anna to the … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP supports Stapleford’s independent shops

Anna Soubry MP further challenges Broxtowe Council’s Green Belt plans

Anna Soubry has submitted her response to the sites identified by Broxtowe Borough Councils as suitable for housing development even though the majority are on Green Belt land. You can read Anna’s submission on the ‘Save our Green Belt’ page of the website. Today  the Chief Planning Inspector wrote to Anna to state that allegations … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP further challenges Broxtowe Council’s Green Belt plans

Anna Soubry MP meeting with Eric Pickles to request he “calls in” Open Cast Application

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry met Eric Pickles this afternoon and requested he “call in” Notts County Council’s decision to allow open cast coal mining near Trowell. Speaking after the meeting, Anna said: “It was a very positive meeting – Eric had already read my letter sent before Christmas. I made further representations as to why … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP meeting with Eric Pickles to request he “calls in” Open Cast Application

Anna Soubry MP welcomes Toton Green Belt campaign website launch

Anna Soubry MP has today welcomed the launch of a new website which is campaigning to protect Toton’s Green Belt from housing Development. The website, which can be found at www.savetoton.co.uk, has been launched by members of Toton Environmental Protection Society, and will feature updates on the campaign to prevent the loss of Toton’s valuable Green … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP welcomes Toton Green Belt campaign website launch

Nine year old Sophia wins Anna’s first Christmas Card Competition

Nine year old Sophia Lindson from St John’s C of E Primary School in Stapleford has won Anna Soubry’s first Christmas Card competition. Sophia’s winning entry is the front of 3,000 traditional cards sent to the Prime Minister, constituents, councillors and businesses throughout Broxtowe alongside 4,500 recipients of Anna’s regular email newsletter- all at no … Continue reading Nine year old Sophia wins Anna’s first Christmas Card Competition

Anna Soubry MP to refer Open Cast application to Secretary of State

Anna Soubry, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe, has spoken Of her disappointment following Nottinghamshire County Council’s Planning and Licensing Committee’s decision yesterday to grant planning permission to UK Coal for an open case mine at Shortwood in the Broxtowe constituency. Anna said, “I am profoundly disappointed that Nottinghamshire County Council has voted in favour of … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP to refer Open Cast application to Secretary of State

Anna Soubry MP to hold public meeting for Toton’s Green Belt

Anna Soubry MP will be holding a public meeting at 2:30pm at the Greenwood Community Centre, Toton, on Saturday 7th December to discuss the threat to Toton’s Green Belt land. Local councillors will also attend the meeting which is the latest step in Anna’s campaign to protect Broxtowe’s Green Belt from thousands of houses proposed … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP to hold public meeting for Toton’s Green Belt

Anna Soubry MP celebrates Broxtowe Sport

Anna Soubry MP joined over 300 people gathered to celebrate and recognise Broxtowe’s excellent sports champions, players and volunteers on Sunday evening. Anna said, “Congratulations to all the nominees, especially the winners. Broxtowe Borough Council put on a truly great show. Check out their Facebook page for all the details of the event and how … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP celebrates Broxtowe Sport

Anna Soubry MP calls for Green Belt Inquiry to re-open

Anna Soubry MP has today asked for the Public Inquiry into plans to build thousands of homes on Green Belt land to be re-opened. Speaking after writing to the Planning Inspector, Anna said, “I have asked the Inspector to re-open the inquiry. People and campaign groups from Toton should be given the opportunity to give evidence about … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP calls for Green Belt Inquiry to re-open

Anna Soubry MP pays tribute on Remembrance Day

Anna Soubry, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe and Defence Minister, has paid tribute on Remembrance Day to those who have sacrificed their lives in wars and conflicts. Anna attended the Remembrance Sunday service in Beeston, laying a wreath at the town’s war memorial, followed by a church service attended by hundreds of constituents. Similarly, in … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP pays tribute on Remembrance Day

Anna Soubry welcomes National Citizenship Scheme leaders to Parliament

Anna Soubry has, this week, met with Broxtowe leaders from the National Citizenship Scheme, in Parliament. The leaders, Dan Grishin, Freya Corner and Maddie Powell had been taking part in a week long course in Parliament, before spending most of Thursday at a Parlimentary Reception. Speaking of the meeting, Anna said: "It was a real pleasure to meet … Continue reading Anna Soubry welcomes National Citizenship Scheme leaders to Parliament

Anna Soubry MP calls on Nottinghamshire Labour MP’s to support HS

Anna Soubry MP, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe, has called on Labour MP’s in Nottinghamshire to vote in favour of HS2 in the vote taking place in Parliament today. Speaking of the vote, Anna said: “Unfortunately, Labour appear to be playing party politics with this important project by refusing to reveal whether they will support … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP calls on Nottinghamshire Labour MP’s to support HS

Anna Soubry MP shows City and Borough Council leaders “nightmare” life in tram works

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry showed City Council Jon Collins the “nightmare” life of residents on Lower and Fletcher Road in Beeston where tram works are making their lives a misery. Initially Cllr Collins had refused even to meet Anna but rlelented and finally agreed to visit residents in Beeston. Anna and Jon were also joined … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP shows City and Borough Council leaders “nightmare” life in tram works

Anna Soubry MP speaks up for Broxtowe’s Green Belt

Anna Soubry MP today took part in the Greater Nottingham Aligned Core Strategies Hearing Session. It was the first of 8 days of examination of plans, including Broxtowe Borough Council’s plan to build over 3,000 houses on Green Belt land. Anna said, “Today we discussed the councils’ duty to co-operate and consultation with communities. As … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP speaks up for Broxtowe’s Green Belt

Anna Soubry MP appointed first female MP Defence Minister

Anna Soubry, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe, has become the first elected female Defence Minister, having been appointed Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Defence in the Government reshuffle on 7th October. Speaking of the appointment, Anna said: "I am proud to be the first female Member of Parliament to become a Minister of Defence. This … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP appointed first female MP Defence Minister

Anna Soubry joins Royal 50th Birthday Party at Attenborough Nature Reserve

Anna Soubry joined HRH The Duke of York and other guests for a special 50th Birthday celebration at the Attenborough Nature Reserve. Attenborough Nature Reserve was Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s first nature reserve and was the reason the Trust itself was formed.  The site has been owned by a series of aggregate extraction companies, now Cemex, … Continue reading Anna Soubry joins Royal 50th Birthday Party at Attenborough Nature Reserve

Anna Soubry backs “I love Stapleford” campaign

Anna Soubry was more than happy to accept a canvas bag advertising Stapleford as part of the campaign to encourage more people to shop in the town. This year's carnival was under threat after Notts Police pulled out from marshalling the parade of floats through Stapleford. Anna brought the various groups together and met the … Continue reading Anna Soubry backs “I love Stapleford” campaign

Anna Soubry MP secures City Council tram commitment

Nottingham City Council has agreed to revisit the compensation package for businesses in Beeston and Chilwell affected by the Tramworks, following a meeting with Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry. The leader of the City Council, Jon Collins, at first refused to meet Anna or change the scheme but yesterday met with Anna in Nottingham. "It was … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP secures City Council tram commitment

Anna Soubry pledges support to tunnel HS2 at Strelley Village

Residents from Strelley Village have formed a campaign group to fight the planned HS2 route through the village. Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry spoke at today’s public meeting at Strelley Hall. “I support HS2 but I don’t want it to have an adverse affect on Strelley Village” said Anna “Some residents are opposed to HS2 in … Continue reading Anna Soubry pledges support to tunnel HS2 at Strelley Village

Anna Soubry presents SMS awards

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry paid a visit to SMS Electronics in Beeston today to present staff awards and mark the company achieving aviation certification. It means SMS is able to bid for more work both home and overseas and marks it’s growing status and ability as a first class electronics firm.