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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 roadworks continue, have now been … Continue reading Overflowing Bins!

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 as instrumental as Nicky to … Continue reading Anna and Natalie Harvey welcome Nicky Morgan

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 the large variety of locally … Continue reading Michael Fallon comes to Stapleford

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 to allow access to and … Continue reading Anna Soubry welcomes Transport Minister John Hayes

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 were on the menu, as … Continue reading Haveli Business Dinner

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. With Chilwell Barracks down the … Continue reading Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon and Anna Soubry MP visit Alderman Pounder’s “pod”

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 Midlands Woman's Aid. It was … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP welcomed Minister for Women to Midlands Women’s Aid

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 asking people to post pro-tram … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP backs calls for Cllr Richard Robinson to resign

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 value.  The construction of Nottingham’s … Continue reading Anna Soubry condemns Broxtowe Borough Council’s decision on Kimberley Tram

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; “Mia has been instrumental in … Continue reading Conservative Mia Kee wins Toton by election with 4.6% swing from Labour

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 in Attenborough and has expressed … Continue reading Too little, too late – on Attenborough parking menace

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 excellent location for the station, … Continue reading Anna Soubry MP expresses disappointment over HS2 station plans

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 the current tram works. Having … Continue reading Chancellor George Osborne criticises “Council incompetence” over tram works

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 more than doubled in this … Continue reading Anna welcomes latest rise in apprenticeships

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 reopening party alongside the Oxjam … Continue reading Anna Soubry has branded the latest delay in reopening Chilwell High Road as “an absolute shambles”

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 two years. Poor communication and … Continue reading Transport Secretary calls on Nottingham City Council to consider compensating residents hit by tram works

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 powerless to stop their plans … Continue reading Broxtowe’s Decision on Field Farm Development Stands

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

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!

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 County Council to extend the … Continue reading Action Day success

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