I made the case (again) in Parliament for Beeston Station to have full disabled access. I have supported an application for funding to make important improvements at Beeston. I also asked the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling about Stagecoach who operate the East Midlands Train service. The company has taken £35 million out of the service and many passengers (like me) are worried they are running it down after the franchise renewal was delayed. Chris Grayling assured me his team were already making enquiries of Stagecoach and they contacted me for a meeting within hours of my question on Thursday! I will keep you informed….
Broxtowe’s “outstanding” GPs
The Care Quality Commission have rated Broxtowe’s GP surgeries as some of the best in the country with 7 GP practices being rated as ‘outstanding’ and a further 3 rated as ‘good’. This is particularly impressive as only 3% of GP surgeries nationally achieve an outstanding rating. In Broxtowe, this figure is 70%. NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commission Group has also been ranked amongst the best in the country for the services it provides to the area.
Inspector Riley’s Blog
Broxtowe’s senior police officer Inspector Simon Riley has posted his latest monthly blog which you can read here.
The Gate Inn raise £3650 for Charity
Congratulations to The Gate Inn, Awsworth for raising £3,650 in their 2018 Charity appeal. Funds will be presented to Maggie’s at the City Hospital provides free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer, their family and friends. To find out more about Maggie’s, please click here.