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Prime Minister Opens Darren's Broxtowe Office

The Prime Minister visited Broxtowe to launch the Government’s cycling revolution and used the opportunity to meet with local Councillors, members of Darren’s team and officially open Darren’s Constituency Office in Stapleford.

INVITATION – Trowell Flooding Forum

Following on from meetings with local Councillors, last Friday I met with representatives from the Environment Agency, VIA East Midlands, Severn Trent Water and Nottinghamshire County Council to discuss the flooding in Trowell and what more can be done to protect your homes, businesses and local

Darren's Update - 24th July 2020

It is now summer recess and I am back in Broxtowe making plans for what I hope will be a positive and busy summer! I have been reflecting on my first seven months as an MP and - as I am sure you can all imagine - it has certainly been different to what any of us thought in December.

Broxtowe Bicycle Survey

I have noticed cycling becoming more popular over the past few years and during the lockdown I heard stories of bicycle shops running low on stock due to a surge in demand as people donned a helmet and cycled for the first time, by themselves or with their families. This is something to be welcom

Darren Delivers Sewa Day Activity Packs

On Friday 17th July 2020, I met with Hetvi Parekh from Sewa Day to deliver activity packs to William Lilley Infant and Nursery School and the Haven Community Centre Foodbank. 

The Future of PE Funding and the Sport Premium

Last month I was lobbied by some of Broxtowe’s youngest constituents who contacted me concerned about the future funding of Physical Education in schools and the Sport Premium. The letters from pupils at Larkfield's Junior School were well-written, well-researched and well-received.

Darren's Update - 10th July

I hope you had an enjoyable weekend and took advantage of the relaxed lockdown restrictions. All week I have been receiving updates from local businesses who were thrilled to reopen their doors and welcome customers again - thank you for supporting them! 

Nominate NHS Workers

Today marks the 72nd birthday of our National Health Service. It goes without saying that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in the organisation's history with COVID-19 creating a global health emergency on a scale not seen for a century.