Stapleford Town Council Candidates

The Carnegie Centre

Val Leyland I’ve lived in the area for 46 years and pursued a career in various kinds of social work, my last job being with the local Community Learning Disability Team. Now retired, I volunteer at the Infant Feeding Cafe at QMC and also at The Arches, a project that helps people in need with […]

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May 25, 2019

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Sue Paterson

Sue Paterson

I am a 47 year old proud mother of three children and a grandmother to two wonderful granddaughters. My two sons and daughter (Lorna is also standing for the first time in this election) are now all grown up having attended schools in Stapleford before going to the local colleges. I’m originally from Bestwood Village, […]

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April 18, 2019


Lorna Paterson

Lorna Paterson

Having grown up and lived in Stapleford all my life it’s an absolute privilege to be standing as your candidate at the next election. I work in the NHS as a health care assistant and I’m seeing the devastating impact of cuts to our services. As a young person starting out in life, my friends […]

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April 10, 2019


Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

Homelessness happens to ordinary people and it can be devastating to the lives of those who experience it. There are long-term consequences beyond housing: physical and mental health, financial stability, education, employment and self-esteem are all affected. At BYH, we work tirelessly to mitigate the impact of youth homelessness throughout Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The project […]

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June 23, 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!/   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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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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Tory shambles at Broxtowe Council

The Tories on Broxtowe Council continue to lurch from crisis to crisis. They are missing crucial housebuilding targets, and they are haemorrhaging housing rental income following the closure of cash offices in Eastwood, Stapleford and Beeston. Staff morale is at an all time low following a series of incredibly costly and damaging investigations. Despite all […]

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