Mental Health – Time For Action

Rachel Bannister with her 18 year-old daughter Lucy

“Decades of underfunding”   Newly formed campaign group ‘Mental Health – Time For Action‘ will hold their inaugural conference here in Nottingham on 19th May, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ). We spoke to founder and local Bramcote resident Rachel Bannister about the group, the conference and […]

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March 26, 2018

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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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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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Broxtowe CAB at BCR branch meeting

  Broxtowe Citizens Advice Bureau popped along to our Beeston Central & Rylands branch meeting to chat about:-       The Europe Direct Service what to expect & what we will be doing over the next 12 months. Brexit & what we have been told by the European Commission communications team. The Joint statement […]

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