Jacquie Sainsbury

Jacquie Sainsbury

I live in the local area with my husband, and our five children, all now young adults. I work as a local headteacher and am proud to serve my community. I’ve also volunteered with the elderly and worked on the wards at the QMC. I want to campaign for all these services, so all children […]

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April 10, 2019

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Ellis Tansley

Ellis Tansley

I’ve lived in Kimberley for most of my adult life, having married and brought my family up here. My philosophy is that if you are going to take you should give something back, hence wanting to become a Councillor. I’m passionate about our lovely town and I’ve always been involved in the community; I managed […]

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April 10, 2019

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Bainy Bain

Bainy Bain

I first moved to Nottingham from Manchester over 20 years ago, when my partner at the time wanted to come back home.  Then in my early 20s, I found a vibrant and exciting city music scene that wasn’t getting anything like the exposure it deserved.  I resolved to do something about this through setting up […]

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April 2, 2019

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Brilliant Broxtownians!

Broxtownians Kimberley Jam

  Bainy is the driving force behind north Broxtowe’s very own ‘Kimberley Jam’. This free day-long music festival was inspired by Ian ‘Jock’ Campbell, who told two friends – Bainy and Graham ‘Cookie’ Cooke – of his idea just a few days before his premature death in 2014. Bainy and Cookie developed that vision and […]

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July 1, 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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