Feed The BEAST!

Feed the Beast

Have you fed the B.E.A.S.T. yet…? The Broxtowe Election Action Savings Tin is HUNGRY! Lots of our members and supporters have already signed up to donate £2* each month straight into our election fighting fund, and help Labour win in Broxtowe in the next election. For less than the price of a coffee each month, […]

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March 25, 2018

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Broxtowe Labour says no to fracking – here’s why

Broxtowe Labour Fracking

Almost everybody has heard of fracking. Most people know it might be dangerous, but it is difficult to untangle the competing claims of the drilling companies, a pro-fracking Tory government, scientists and campaigners, and the people who live and work just metres away from fracking sites. Brian Davey and Dennis May from campaign group Frack […]

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March 18, 2018

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Letter to Anna Soubry 12 March 2018

Greg Marshall Free School Meals

Free School Meals – Broxtowe Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate Greg Marshall’s letter to Anna Soubry MP Tory MP Anna Soubry urged by Labour to vote against her Government’s plans to leave 17,000 of Nottinghamshire’s poorest children without a free school meal Greg Marshall, Labour’s candidate for Broxtowe in the next general election, has written to Anna […]

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March 13, 2018

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International Women’s Day

Women only

  #pushforprogress #IWD2018 International Women’s Day is an opportunity for us all to consider that half of the population that suffers most simply by virtue of its sex. It’s pleasing, particularly, to see our MP, Anna Soubry, Tweeting today on this question. Given Anna has previously dismissed initiatives for and by women of Broxtowe Labour […]

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March 8, 2018

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School cuts are a national scandal – they are hitting Broxtowe schools hard

SOS Save our schools

Nine in 10 schools across the country are facing billions in real-terms funding cuts. In Broxtowe that figure is even worse.  Thirty three of our 35 schools,  a massive 94%, face funding cuts according to the School Cuts website https://schoolcuts.org.uk/#!/   Nationally: £2.8bn has been cut from school budgets since 2015 £185.2k average cut to […]

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Broxtowe CAB is at risk

Ella Kearney

  Broxtowe CAB is at risk of having to stop its face to face advice surgeries in Stapleford after 13 years because of a lack of funding. The Stapleford advice service, which costs just £7,000 each year to run, provides vital help to local people on low incomes, those with long term health problems or […]

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March 5, 2018

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International Women’s Day 10th March 2018

Sisterhood & Solidarity Since I became involved in feminist activism six years ago one of my favourite days of the year has been International Women’s Day (IWD). Every year I have found myself speaking or running a stall at some colourful and inspiring event, surrounded by women who are showcasing their amazing talent, work or […]

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March 1, 2018

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UCU Strike From The Picket Line

UCU Broxtowe Labour

  Broxtowe Labour Members joined in solidarity with striking UCU lecturers this week. We spoke to lecturer Claire Lawrence and student Polly Swain about why these strikes are so important. “We have been taking a lot of cuts under the Tories,” says Claire. “I’ve been in the university pension scheme since 1999 and I stand […]

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March 1, 2018

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You Can’t Have Security On The Cheap

Labour Doorstep Stapleford

Canvassing in Stapleford Fantastic response on the Labour doorstep in Stapleford today. People are fed up with the Tory cuts and the impact on their communities. Labour will put 10,000 new bobbies back on the beat. Our towns and cities deserve better.     Theresa May Has broken her promise to protect frontline policing. Under the Tories: […]

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February 24, 2018

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