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What can Trump’s victory teach Labour about winning elections?

This article by James Morris appeared in the Fabian Review – Up Our Street – Winter 2016 The article itself is not actually on-line yet, so I’ve scanned the details in and you can read the article in full more »

Submission to Nottinghamshire Council regarding suggested highways improvements in Kimberley – Swingate and Maws Lane areas

Wednesday 24 August 2016 This letter – at the Word document (and also shown below) – represents a culmination of extensive consultation with residents over a significant period of time (and their subsequent feedback).  It asks Nottinghamshire County Council to take a serious long term look at the more »

Consultation on making Maws Lane and Hardy Street, Kimberley One Way

Broxtowe Borough Council – their first Tory budget for over 20 years & my response

Wednesday 2 March 2016 Madam Mayor, Fellow Councillors, officers, ladies & gentleman I want to start off my brief comments by commending the Labour Group – on producing a comprehensive and rational alternative Budget Statement.  Something we never ever received during all the many years the more »

Europe – decision day fast approaches

Nick Palmer was Labour MP for Broxtowe between 1997 and 2010.  He is sorely missed in Broxtowe. I worked in a voluntary capacity for him for a number of years as both borough and county councillor.  I don’t recall ever having met someone who worked as hard as Nick, yet he always had time for more »

What can be done to improve traffic flow, congestion and pedestrian safety in Hardy Street/Maws Lane, Cliff Boulevard & Swingate areas of Kimberley? Initial report.

Neighbourhood consultation – Swingate & Hardy Street/Cliff Boulevard Action Plan – January 2016 Members of the public are invited to attend one of two community consultation sessions taking place at Rumbletums, Victoria Street, Kimberley to discuss how traffic congestion and pedestrian safety can more »

Rebuilding Labour Britain – January 2016

  Jonathan Rutherford sets the scene at the outset of 2016 about how exactly the Labour Party can start the process of renewal. Family, community & country – earning, belonging & culture, some hard truths and key challenges. Click on the link below to read the full article, which is reprinted from more »

Langley Mill Super Hub – Tram extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley

Langley Mill Super Hub – Tram extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood, & into Amber Valley Timeline: March 2020 Papers have now being released for this first time showing some of the very detailed background work completed during the past year on the proposed tram extension to the more »

10 lessons from the book of Habakkuk

The pithy remark by Eugene Peterson (The Message) in his introduction to the book of Habakkuk “living by faith is a bewildering adventure“, is probably somewhat of an understatement, but definitely something we can all resonate with.  Indeed we rarely know what’s coming next and not many things more »

Faith in the Public Square

I first came across this talk: SCAN0100201140241010023100 (Faith in the Public Square) on 14 June 2014 when spending time with a few friends including Rev Dr Martin Robinson, Principal and Chief Executive of Springdale College: Together in Mission. Martin talked warmly of Maurice Glasman and in more »
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