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Local champion of women’s football recognised by PM

A trailblazer for women’s football who founded Derby County Ladies Football Club and has dedicated over 35 years to the beautiful game has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Maggie Sleeps out for Homeless Charity

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash experienced what it is like to be homeless in a very small way when she took part in this year’s Canaan Trust’s Sleep Out. As one of her first visits as Member of Parliament, Maggie presented the homeless charity with a cheque for £125.00 collected as her sponsorship.

Tax Credit Scheme to boost Local Theatre Groups

Maggie Throup, Prospective Erewash MP and Culture Secretary Sajid Javid enjoyed a tour of the Duchess Theatre in Long Eaton during a recent visit to the Chatsworth Arts Centre.

Ilkeston FC gets a visit

Maggie Throup, Prospective MP for Erewash and Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith visted The New Manor Ground, home of Ilkeston FC

Top Visitors for Local School

Attorney General Jeremy Wright, along with Prospective MP Maggie Throup paid a visit to Saint John Houghton Voluntary Catholic Academy, meeting students, teachers and Governors.

Homeless Charity welcomes VIP Visitors

A local charity which supports homeless men across Erewash welcomed VIP visitors. The Rt Hon Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice, along with Prospective Conservative MP Maggie Throup visited The Canaan Trust recently.