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Erewash Labour Party

Erewash Constituency Labour Party

Meet your council candidates: Derby Road East

22 March 2019 | Elections
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Howard Griffiths

I have lived in Long Eaton for over 40 years and prior to retirement I worked at Toton sidings. I have wide experience of local government and have been an Erewash Borough Councillor for over 39 years.

Serving as a school governor for many years has given me an insight into the complex issues facing schools.

As a former committee chair and Council cabinet member I was able oversee the creation of the Nutbrook Trail, several nature reserves, pedestrianisation and the first Erewash Local Plan. I also succeeded in making major improvements to town centre car parks, including resurfacing, proper lighting and CCTV.

I have campaigned strongly about such issues as littering and fly tipping. I have sought to encourage Erewash Council to be more proactive in identifying culprits and clearing dumped material quickly.

Margaret Griffiths

I have lived in Long Eaton for the past 25 years and alongside my husband, Howard Griffiths, have served as a Councillor on Erewash Borough for nearly 20 years.

During this time I have worked to improve the street cleanliness, reporting litter, dog fouling and getting bins emptied.This is an ongoing issue in the area.

I want to see a greater variety of shops in our town centre and better traffic management to make the roads safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.

I am absolutely against HS2. It will bring desolation to our Town which we can well do without.

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