Local News

Schools Minister Visits Top School

Schools Minister Nick Gibb, along with Prospective MP Maggie Throup paid a visit to English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School in Long Eaton, part of the Saint Robert Lawrence Catholic Academy Trust and a feeder school to Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Ilkeston.

Maggie Throup welcomes increased funding for school buildings in Erewash

Maggie Throup has welcomed the news that Wilsthorpe Community School will receive funding to improve its school buildings. The Government’s priority school building programme targets schools in most need of repair. This money will be used to ensure that Wilsthorpe Community School has the facilities to deliver the best education, so that pupils can fulfil their potential and get on in life.

Sports Minister visits Football Club

Sports Minister Helen Grant and Prospective Conservative MP Maggie Throup visited Long Eaton United FC to find out how a recent Sport England grant had helped to transform the club.

Environment Secretary Visits Canal Project

Environment Secretary Liz Truss joined Erewash Conservative Prospective MP, Maggie Throup, to meet members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society who have been bidding for funds to restore part of the canal and the link with the Erewash Canal in Sandiacre.