Improved A level results

Many congratulations to all South Derbyshire pupils who received their ‘A’ Level results this week. I do hope you all succeeded in achieving the results you were hoping for, allowing you to be able to go on to the University or course of your choice.

Government Acts on Contaminated Blood

It is sad to say that during the 1970s and early 1980s some blood and blood products supplied by the NHS, mostly to haemophilia sufferers, were found to be contaminated with HIV and Hepatitis C.

Heather Visits South Derbyshire Vineyard

South Derbyshire MP Heather Wheeler recently visited John and Elizabeth Goodall in their home at Sealwood Cottage and Vineyard on the outskirts of Linton.

Local Pupils take part in National Citizen Service Project

Heather Wheeler MP visited a team of young people taking part in a summer project for the National Citizen Service. 16 young people from John Port, William Allitt and Pingle have been renovating a communal garden and painting and refurbishing a communal play room at a property in Church Gresley.

Exciting Opportunities at Jobs Fair

Here in South Derbyshire we are fortunate to have relatively low unemployment, and we have continued to see this figure reduce year on year since 2010.

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.

Secretary of State Backs Woodville Regeneration Route

I was delighted to receive the good news that our constituency is to benefit from £4.4 Million pounds to kick start the Woodville regeneration project. I met with Sajid Javid Secretary of State for communities and Local Government to hear the news first hand.