Archive for Month: May 2018

  • Neighbourhood Watch scheme

    I met with residents on Thursday to discuss the creation of a new Chilwell Meadows Neighbourhood Watch (and was joined by the Leader of Broxtowe Council, Cllr Richard Jackson). Many of you will be aware of the recent incidents that have taken place in Toton and Chilwell and whilst recorded crime in our area had been falling, there’s…

  • Mental Health Working Group

    At last night’s full council meeting we approved the creation of a new Mental Health Working Group. The group will be tasked with improving the way sufferers of poor mental health access council services. I’m pleased to announce that I was elected Chair of the working group. My passion for improving mental health stems from…

  • Toton Tesco birthday celebrations

    On Saturday 12th May, Toton Tesco celebrated its 15th birthday and I popped along to celebrate with staff and customers. The celebration was organised by Tracie Basra, Tesco’s very own community champion and was a great success. As well as cake, nibbles and fizz, Tesco also donated gifts to local charities across Broxtowe, as part…

  • Walsham Court Update

    The housing association responsible for the fences at Walsham Court have accepted responsibility for the fences and will be mending the fences within the next few weeks. As ever, I’ll be chasing them to ensure this gets done after residents have spent weeks trying to resolve the issue!

  • Chilwell Memorial

    Some good news! Defence Minister, Tobias Ellwood, has confirmed that the restoration of the Chilwell Memorial will go ahead before the centenary commemorations, which take place this June. Local MP Anna Soubry raised the issue in Parliament. The memorial commemorates the hundreds of people that died after an explosion took place at the National Shell…

  • Update RE: Swiney Way accident

    I’ve chased Nottinghamshire County Council today to get answers on when the pedestrian crossing on Swiney Way will be repaired after a van went into it on Sunday morning. They’ve advised that a job has been raised and we should see repairs soon!

  • CAT meeting details confirmed

    Our next Community Action Team meeting is on the 5th July in room 1 at Toton Methodist Church between 7.30pm-8.30pm. If you’d like to add an item on the agenda, please contact me with details of the item. Keep checking this page for updates.

  • Update RE: Walsham Court

    I have spoken to the housing association earlier today and they have advised they’ll be sending a contractor out tomorrow to assess the situation. I have made it clear that the fencing needs to be repaired.