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COLUMN: Tour of Britain preparations are underway

Plans continue to take shape for the arrival of the Tour of Britain race, which is fast approaching.

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Gloria De Piero  Ashfield MP

COLUMN: Welfare is vital for many

Everyday my office receives emails and phone calls from constituents with disabilities who are desperate for help due to problems claiming benefits.

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Ben Bradley, Mansfield MP

COLUMN: The right skills are vital

One of my big priorities in Parliament will be in education and skills, and particularly how we support local people to find rewarding careers.

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COLUMN: We need more affordable homes

Having a decent home is a basic human need,. However for many people finding and keeping a home is more challenging than ever.

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COLUMN: How to support your child when changing schools

COLUMN: How to support your child when changing schools

The school holidays are upon us. Families with young children can hopefully look forward to some sunshine and relaxation, a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of school days.

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Paddy Tipping , Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

COLUMN: Specialist emergency team were a sight to behold

Like most Britons, my respect and appreciation for our emergency services personnel is immense following the terrible events in London and Manchester and more recently the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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COLUMN: Summer sports net danger for animals

COLUMN: Summer sports net danger for animals

As a summer of sport kicks off, the RSPCA has revealed more than 1,000 animals were rescued from sports and other netting last year - with a spike in the warmer months.

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COLUMN: Parenting is a ride you can’t get off

COLUMN: Parenting is a ride you can’t get off

I’ve always been an anxious person and I tend to feel responsible for everything around 
me.

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COLUMN: Where is our money?

COLUMN: Where is our money?

I want to start my column this week with some fantastic business news for Ashfield.

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COLUMN: It’s important to be tolerant of others

COLUMN: It’s important to be tolerant of others

Recently I began reflecting on all the clients I had worked with over the past few years.

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Mansfield and Ashfield area local council election candidates

COLUMN: We will put an end to town’s ‘neglect’

The recent Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) elections resulted in no one party having overall control at County Hall, a situation that could lead to slow decision making, uncertainty and organisational chaos.

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COLUMN: Let’s make sure our anger is used wisely

In 1961 Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse launched a West End musical entitled Stop the World, I Want to Get Off.

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MP Gloria De Piero

COLUMN: Public sector pay cap is ‘shameful’

Many of you will know that one of the causes I have been fighting for is a better pension deal for former miners and their widows.

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COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

During the time of my childhood in the 1950s and early 60s, you could not help but be affected by local industries in one way or another.

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COLUMN: School travel scheme helps youngsters

COLUMN: School travel scheme helps youngsters

Most of us will remember the sense of freedom of travelling to school on your own for the first time. It can be a real milestone of independence.

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COLUMN: Working to keep my promise for Mansfield

COLUMN: Working to keep my promise for Mansfield

This last week or two have seen huge steps forward, settling in at Westminster and getting my constituency office organised here in Mansfield too.

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COLUMN: Sun shone for Trooping the Colour

COLUMN: Sun shone for Trooping the Colour

It’s called flaming June and this year’s Trooping the Colour ceremony was held in blazing temperatures – more than 30°C in central London.

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COLUMN: Our region is vital to the economic success of the nation

COLUMN: Our region is vital to the economic success of the nation

I recently had the pleasure of attending the college’s fourth annual engineering showcase – the first to be held in our new Vision University Centre.

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COLUMN: Support for students after terror attacks

COLUMN: Support for students after terror attacks

Like everyone else up and down the country, we were all left shocked and appalled by the violence seen recently in London and Manchester and the two minute silences we held in their wake were extremely well observed.

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