Local News

General Election June 8th

The Prime Minister today announced that there will be a General Election on 8 June.

Thoughts with victims of Westminster attacks

The thoughts of everyone at Sherwood Conservatives are with the victims of the recent attacks on Westminster, and with our friends and colleagues who have been affected. 

Thank you to our brave services and to those who stepped in to act and preserve life. We owe you a great debt.

Great jobs news in Sherwood

As ever the economic news released this week is great for jobs, with the number of jobseekers claimants in Sherwood down by 55% since 2010, and by 6% in the last 12 months alone.

Conservative County Council candidates 2017

Election time is coming up fast and our hard-working County Council candidates are out as we speak talking to local people, delivering leaflets and working for our communities. If you can help, drop us a line - now is the time!

 

Chief Whip dinner raises £s

We were delighted to host Chief Whip Gavin Williamson at a dinner to raise only for our County Council campaign this week, at the Hollinwell Golf Club near Kirkby.

A positive Autumn Statement

Some fantastic announcements in the Autumn Statement to support people and businesses in the coming months and years, including:

Great employment news in Sherwood

The unemployment rate has dropped to an 11-year low of just 4.8 per cent – down by more than 900,000 since 2010 – according to the latest set of labour market figures out today.

A country that works for everyone!

Conservative Party Conference this week made it clear that, whilst Labour fall out amongst themselves and UKIP fall to pieces, the Conservatives are putting ordinary working people first.

Raising £300 for MacMillan

Our Local MP Mark Spencer held a MacMillan Coffee morning on Friday as part of the charity's 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning' Event, at our constituency Association office in Calverton.

Success for skittles event

Thanks to all those who came to support Newstead Abbey branch's pub skittles event on Friday at the Sherwood Ranger in Ravenshead. Hope you had as much fun as we did! 
Until next time...