Trent Barton No. 18 Bus Success!

Anna Soubry has welcomed the response from Trent Barton to her letter on behalf of a number constituents. Anna said: “I am pleased to confirm that we have helped to ensure that the Number 18 bus will continue to serve Beeston Rylands. I am happy to announce that Jeff Counsell,

Road works on Regent Street

Anna Soubry has contacted Severn Trent Water after emergency sewage works on Regent Street in Beeston brought traffic to a standstill. Severn Trent have now agreed to halt the road works until they can find a better way to maintian the sewers and reduce the disruption to local people and

Overflowing Bins!

After local businesses reported that bins along Chilwell Road had been left overflowing with rubbish for quite some time, Anna Soubry got in touch with Broxtowe Borough Council, NET and TWA to ask them to sort out the problem. The bins, which are still the responsibility of TWA whilst the

Anna and Natalie Harvey welcome Nicky Morgan

Anna Soubry and Natalie Harvey welcomed Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education. Natalie, who is a Conservative Borough Council candidate for Toton and Chilwell Meadows, said “I was honoured that Anna had arranged a personal meeting for myself and Nicky, as I run an anti-bullying charity. Meeting somebody

Michael Fallon comes to Stapleford

I very much enjoyed a visit to Stapleford today, along with Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence. Michael and I visited a number of Stapleford businesses, including the wonderful Shabbylicious and All Things Pretty.Stapleford, like all of Broxtowe’s towns, boasts some wonderful independent businesses! Michael was particularly impressed by

Campaigning begins!

I was in Kimberley and Cossall on Monday, and despite the rain and cold, we were enjoying ourselves- especially in the Nelson & Railway Inn afterwards!

Anna Soubry welcomes Transport Minister John Hayes

Transport Minister John Hayes came to Broxtowe to support Conservative candidate, Anna Soubry, and local Councillors who have been campaigning against a planned open cast coal mine between Trowell and Cossall. Nuthall Councillor Philip Owen and Councillor Lydia Ball from Awsworth and Anna are working to persuade the Highways Agency

Haveli Business Dinner

Priti backs Broxtowe businesses My thanks to everyone who attended Thursday evening’s dinner with Treasury Minister, Priti Patel. A number of local small businesses came along for some great food at Haveli restaurant, and most importantly, for some excellent debate. HMRC, business rates (inevitably the tram works) and much more

Business Minister praises Beeston’s SMS

Matt Hancock MP, the Business Minister visited SMS in Beeston to announce a £3 million funding deal to improve the sterilisation of medical devices. The money will go to a consortium, which includes SMS, and will lead to more jobs at the electronics firm. SMS goes from strength to strength;

Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon and Anna Soubry MP visit Alderman Pounder’s “pod”

Pupils at Alderman Pounder Infant School in Chilwell had a surprise visitor when the Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon MP popped in to see the work of ‘the pod’. Alderman Pounder used Ministry of Defence funding to convert a bungalow on the school’s premises into a special place for service children.

Anna Soubry MP welcomed Minister for Women to Midlands Women’s Aid

Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, welcomed Women’s Minister, Nicky Morgan, to Midlands Women’s Aid. Nicky spent time with Cathy Saunders, who leads the local women’s refuge, which runs a seven family unit in Broxtowe. Speaking of the visit, Nicky said, “I would like to thank Anna for arranging the visit to

Anna Soubry MP backs calls for Cllr Richard Robinson to resign

Anna Soubry MP has backed Leaders of the Conservative and Lib Dem Groups on Broxtowe Borough Council in calling for Kimberley Borough Councillor Richard Robinson to resign from the Council’s Cabinet. Calls for Councillor Robinson to resign follow an interview he gave to BBC Radio Nottingham in which he admitted

Anna Soubry condemns Broxtowe Borough Council’s decision on Kimberley Tram

Anna Soubry MP has accused Broxtowe Borough Council of wasting council tax payers money after its cabinet voted to spend £20,000 on a feasibility study into extending the tram line to Kimberley.  Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry said; “Broxtowe Borough Council is not the transport authority so any report is of little

Council Backtracks on Toton promise

Anna Soubry has condemned Broxtowe Borough Council Leader, Milan Radulovic, for “backtracking” on a promise that Toton’s Green Belt wouldn’t be developed if the proposed HS2 station isn’t built. Radulovic told the Nottingham Post on 27th October that: “If HS2 doesn’t come, we will be opposing the 500 homes.  If it

Anna Soubry welcomes 49% fall in unemployment

Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe, has welcomed new figures showing 815 fewer people in Broxtowe claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 – a 49% per cent fall. This means more people with the self-respect and security of a good job and a regular pay packet. People are getting off benefits

Conservative Mia Kee wins Toton by election with 4.6% swing from Labour

Conservative Mia Kee has won the Toton & Chilwell Meadows by-election. Mia, who is a well known local campaigner against housing development in Toton’s Green Belt, took almost 55% of votes cast on Thursday achieving a swing from Labour of 4.6%.   Anna Soubry, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe, said;

Hope for Toton’s Green Belt?

On Tuesday evening Broxtowe Councillors debated the Council’s plans to build on Toton’s Green Belt. Conservative Councillors successfully argued that the Council should not be working towards its previous plans for a “strategic location for growth” following the recent announcement that the HS2 hub may not be built at Toton.

Too little, too late – on Attenborough parking menace

Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe, has criticised Nottinghamshire County Council’s plan to deal with ongoing parking problems in Attenborough as “too little, too late” Anna has been working with residents, the Police, the County & Borough Councils, East Midlands Trains and Network Rail to deal with dangerous and antisocial parking

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

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

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

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

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

Phones will not be restored until “middle of next week”

BT emailed me at 5pm with the news that phones in the beeston, Chilwell, Bramcote and Attenborough area will not be restored until ” the middle of next week”. Here”s their email “Anna – I wanted to keep you posted on work in your constituency. Our engineers are still on

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

Anna Soubry demands action to tidy up Golf Club Site

Anna Soubry MP has written to Broxtowe Borough Council demanding action to clear up the Bramcote Hills Golf Club site which is a considerable eye sore. “I have written and phoned the owners but to no avail” said Anna “I have been contacted by a large number of residents who are

Chilwell Shop Link route change

Anna Soubry MP has recently contacted Nottingham City Council regarding the Chilwell Shop Link bus, after a number of constituents complained that they were unaware of changes to the route. “Following the closure of High Road from Central College, I received numerous complaints from residents who were confused as to

Anna Soubry discusses Gaza at Beeston Muslim Centre

Anna Soubry MP had a meeting at the Beeston Muslim Centre to discuss the situation in Gaza and other matters. “It was good to return to the Centre and I was grateful that we had a positive and frank exchange of views” said Anna “there was some anger and much

Remembering the First World War

People throughout Broxtowe will be commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the start of the First World War in the next few days. Anna Soubry MP has listed the various events throughout the constituency in her recent email newsletter devoted to the commemorations. “When we entered the First World War

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

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

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

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

Anna Soubry MP on Tramworks Delay

Anna Soubry has called for an urgent meeting with Nottingham City Council and the tram constructors following today’s shock announcement that the tram will not open until sometime in 2015. Anna said, “Throughout this whole sorry story residents, businesses and I have had a string of broken promises on completion

Armed Forces week launched in Broxtowe

MP Anna Soubry joined Veterans, members of the Royal Engineers based at Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell, members of the Royal British Legion and Broxtowe Borough Councillors to launch Armed Forces week. The flag marking this Saturdays Armed Forces Day was raised in Beeston this morning. Members of Forces in the

PM visits Broxtowe to announce £2.7 million to fix our potholes

David Cameron visited  Kimberley today to announce that Nottinghamshire is to receive £2.7 million to repair potholes throughout the county. The PM met a group of residents from throughout Broxtowe at Rumbletums in Kimberley to talk about the problem of potholes, HS2 and how we are fighting to save our

Kimberley leads on Defibs!

May 2014 Anna Soubry has met the new head of East Midlands Ambulance Service, Sue Moyes and pledged to help the campiagn for more defibs and lice saving skills to be taught in Broxtowe’s schools. “Many of our schools already have defibs but there’s more to be done” said Anna

Victory in Tram compo campaign!

A fair deal for shops and businesses at last! Anna Soubry’s campaign for compensation for all small shops and busineses affected by the tram works has been successful. Notts County Council is now reconsidering a number of applications for compensation they previously refused. “It took a petition of 3,000 plus

Meet The Team at the Cadland, Chilwell

Chilwell residents have been invited to this months “Meet the Team” at the Cadland Pub, tomorrow (May 31st). Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry and local Borough and County Councillors will be holding a drop in surgery from 10am to 12noon at the popular pub “I hold regular appointment only surgeries throughout

Anna secures action on Attenborough parking chaos

Friday, 30 May, 2014 newsletter| May 30 201 Hello, This is just a short email to tell you about the meeting I held today to try and solve the problem of parking in Attenborough. I met representatives of East Midlands Trains, Network Rail, Cemex and Councillors Steve Calvert of Notts

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 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

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

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

Action Day success

Two thousand people in just two days have signed Anna Soubry’s petition calling for compensation for businesses and shops hit by the tram works. There was a great turn out in Beeston for today’s “Action Day” with people queuing to sign the petition. Anna’s campaign has so far persuaded Notts

Hook a Duck and support Notts Wildlife!

Notts Wildlife Trust, conservation groups including Friends of Toton Fields, set up stall in Beeston Square today. MP, Anna Soubry showed her support by hooking a duck!

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

Tribute to Kimberley’s “Frankie Martin”

Tributes are pouring in following the unexpected death of Ian “Jock” Campbell who was also known as singer Frankie Martin. Jock had served on Kimberley Town Council and died earlier this week at just 53 years of age. Jock was well known and terrifically popular as a singer in and

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

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

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

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

Broxtowe’s Garden Waste

Broxtowe Borough Council has decided to introduce charges for the collection of garden waste from 10th March this year.  I have been contacted by a good number of constituents who are disappointed at this decision, especially because many say that they have not been contacted at all by the Borough

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

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

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

Anna Soubry MP fights to save Kingsbridge Way

The Council is set to announce plans to close Kingsbridge Way Short Break Centre at its Budget Allocation on February 27th. When asked about the centre, Anna said, “I am opposed to these plans which will not only close an extremely well used and highly valued service, but will also

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,

Transport Secretary meets HS2 residents

Patrick then saw where the East Midlands hub is planned at Toton Sidings. “Well over a dozen constituents met and talked to Patrick. HS2’s top people were also on hand to answer questions and solve some residents problems.” said Anna “It was a highly constructive set of meetings. A number of

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

Anna Soubry visits Hovis in Watnall

Anna Soubry visited the Hovis Bakery in Watnall on Friday. Over 470 people work, 7 days a week 24 hours a day at the bakery producing a huge array of breads and “breakfast goods” for Hovis and own brand supermarkets. Hovis is under threat of being bought into by an

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 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

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, has been launched by members of Toton Environmental Protection Society, and will feature updates on the campaign to prevent the

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

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

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