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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.

MP Visits Integrex

South Derbyshire MP, Heather Wheeler, recently visited the design and manufacturing company, Integrex in Church Gresley to meet with Managing Director, Jonathan Portus and Sales Manager, Ben Winfield to discuss the range of innovative products that Integrex has to offer.

Toyota Invest £240 Million in South Derbyshire

On the day that Her Majesty gave the Royal Assent to the Brexit Bill, giving Theresa May the authority to trigger Article 50 and begin the process of leaving the European Union we had amazing news locally.

Heather Raises Constituent's Parking Fines in Parliament

Last night in the House of Commons, I asked the Minister, Robert Goodwill MP to take a harder stance against companies who operate and level fines in a number of car parks in South Derbyshire and at Burton Hospital, leaving residents of South Derbyshire charged with horrendous fines in their hour of need.