Both members, local supporters and some enquirers from the recent Greasley by election campaign attended to listen to East Midlands no 1 Euro election candidate, Reverend Robert West.
Local organiser Nina Brown spoke about the proposed closure of nearby Durban House Heritage Centre, which serves as a museum dedicated to famous Eastwood author and poet, D. H Lawrence and also as a museum to the coal mining history of the area. Broxtowe Borough Council want to make savings by slashing £60k from its £150k budget. We believe this to be an insult to the generations of families that we once employed in the local mining industry.
A policy manifesto presentation was given by Amber Valley Borough Councillor Lewis Allsebrook and a question and answers session ended the afternoon. Over £200 was taken in a collection.