Andrew Lewer MBE MEP Sets Out His Continuin Role in Europe

Andrew Lewer MBE MEP Sets Out His Continuin Role in Europe

East Midlands MEP Andrew Lewer MBE has set out his plans for the coming months following the Brexit vote and the start of the European parliamentary year. “My role as an MEP is not over,” he says. “There remains a big job for all UK MEPs to deliver. I aim to do what I can to assist efforts to get the best deal for the UK. I will be: Offering my knowledge and expertise to the negotiation teams Highlighting EU spending and investment programmes that are useful and successful – as well as those that are not Drawing attention to those EU rules and regulations in need of urgent and worthwhile reform Maintaining and developing close cultural and educational links with our European partners Ensuring East Midlands businesses, farmers, students and communities have good access to and information about EU funds while we are members and are able to contribute to the debate about what comes next. Andrew said that although the Brexit result was unexpected, he believes there is a once in a lifetime opportunity to create a new-look UK. “It will need careful deliberation and national debate. It will not happen overnight – but it is worth taking the time to get it right,” he added. “Brexit means we can take a close look at what we want the UK to look like. It is our chance to revitalise, reform and improve. It is an opportunity to rationalise and modernise rules and regulations. It is our moment to restore local sovereignty with a bigger role and greater responsibilities for reformed local councils. “We should not forget: we...
A new school year means a fresh start for kids and Nottinghamshire YMCA is offering a new childcare service at Melbourne Park, Aspley.

A new school year means a fresh start for kids and Nottinghamshire YMCA is offering a new childcare service at Melbourne Park, Aspley.

As summer turns into autumn, Nottinghamshire YMCA’s childcare is back for the new school year to provide children aged 4 to 12 with a safe, creative and supportive environment before and after their school day. The new Melbourne Park venue will offer childcare from Monday 5th September, with a walking bus in the morning and afternoon to and from Whitemoor Primary Academy. Melbourne Park will compliment Nottinghamshire YMCA’s already popular childcare sites elsewhere across the county. in the city. With the support of experienced staff, children are provided the opportunity to make new friends, participate in fun activities as well as complete their homework and reading. Mel Rooney, Childcare Programme Manager for Nottinghamshire YMCA, is looking forward to the new school term; “Our childcare services support a child’s success in school and the launch of our new offer at Melbourne Parks means our services will benefit a greater number of local children.” “Melbourne Park has fantastic sports and outdoor facilities in addition to education and activity areas – which are able to serve children from across the local community from a number of different schools.” Nottinghamshire YMCA is committed to nurturing the potential of every child and is dedicated to promoting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The not-for-profit has a rich history of charitable activity dating back over 145 years across our city and county. Childcare is hosted throughout term-time at the following venues; Edgewood Primary and Nursery School – Hucknall. NG15 6HX Djanogly Northgate Academy – Basford. NG7 7GB Middleton Primary and Nursery School – Wollaton. NG8 1FG Melbourne Park Community Centre – Aspley. NG8 5HL...