Local News

Big Turnout for AGM

We had a large attendance at the Annual General Meeting of the Erewash Conservative Association on Friday. Held at the Sawley Memorial and Community Centre, members witnessed Maggie Throup MP lay out her vision for the future of Erewash.

The following officers were elected for 2018/19:

Race Night proved a Winner

Erewash Conservative Association held their 3rd Annual Race Night last Saturday at the Erewash Valley Golf Club, when a 100 members enjoyed the thrills and spills of a Race Night presented by the Doncaster Races Cinema Services.

Draycott Conservatives branch Soup and Sweets Evening was a success

30 Draycott Branch members enjoyed the Soup & Sweets Evening held at the home of Cllr Val Clare in Draycott last Saturday evening. In the kitchen members and young family members enjoy a variety of Soups and a delicious array of home made sweets and puddings.

Victory for Hazelwood!

We are very pleased to announce that thanks to our Conservative lead County Council and our own MP Maggie Throup, Hazelwood Care Home in Cotmanhay will remain open until a brand new facility is built in the community to replace it!

Local people back Maggie to fight for Erewash

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has been unanimously endorsed by local people to fight the seat for the Conservatives at the forthcoming General Election.

New Members Coffee Morning Reception

Over 30 new members to the Erewash Conservative Association enjoyed a coffee morning reception at the Sevenoaks Inn, Stanton-by-Dale last Saturday where they met MP Maggie Throup, officers of the Erewash Conservative Association and several Erewash Conservative Borough Council.

Maggie Raises Summer Rape Figures with Home Secretary

Following a recent meeting with Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Candidate Richard Bright, local MP Maggie Throup has raised concerns with the Home Secretary over the number of rapes reported to Derbyshire Police linked to nights out in either Ilkeston, Long Eaton or Derby during summer 2015.

Top Visitors for Local School

Attorney General Jeremy Wright, along with Prospective MP Maggie Throup paid a visit to Saint John Houghton Voluntary Catholic Academy, meeting students, teachers and Governors.

Educational Farm gets Special Visitors

Maggie Throup, Prospective Conservative MP for Erewash and Secretary of State for Justice Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP visited the Island Project Farming and Education Project in Risley to meet staff and students.