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Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital Gets Government Funding Boost

Royal Derby Hospital has today been given £6.5 million by the Department of Health as part of Derbyshire’s NHS Sustainability and Transformation Plan.

Great British Litter Pick in Church Gresley

Last weekend, MP for South Derbyshire, Heather Wheeler MP, joined forces with many local people as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Litter Pick campaign in Castleton Park, Church Gresley.

English Tourism Week Comes to Swadlincote

Heather Wheeler, Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire, joined with Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre and Chairman of South Derbyshire District Council, Cllr Michael Stanton, to highlight South Derbyshire’s tourism industry during English Tourism Week which runs from 17th-25th March 2018

Lottery Funding for Barrow-on-Trent Church

South Derbyshire MP, Heather Wheeler, has welcomed the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund of nearly £600,000 for the Transformation of St Wilfrid’s project.

Pingle Academy Students Visit Parliament

Students from the Pingle Academy visited the Houses of Parliament recently and met with their local MP, Heather Wheeler, who dropped in to greet them.

Revamped Melbourne Inn Gets Visit from Local MP

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, dropped in to the Melbourne Inn at the weekend to lend her support to publicans, Ian Broomhead and Andrea Milner, in their new venture.

Bus Park Café Gets Local MP’s Backing

Heather Wheeler, MP for South Derbyshire, has added her support to the drive to get the Swadlincote Bus Park Café back on the road after a difficult 12 months.

Heather Wheeler MP presents Award to Rob Taylor

Back in September 2017, Heather Wheeler MP nominated Rob Taylor, Head Chef at The Boot in Repton, for the Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year award 2017/2018 which was sponsored by Nestle Professional and The British Beer and Pub Association.