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Toby with Matt Kelcher, Head of Public Affairs and Research at the Charity Retail Association and Kevin Brown, Shop Manager at the Ashgate Hospicecare store Toby with food bank volunteer Jim, and local councillors Avis Murphy, Tom Murphy and Ray Catt Toby with Erica Kipling, Matthew Phillips, Daisy Smith, William Hallam, Evie Jackson and Joe Savage. Toby with ambulance crew, Michelle Martin and Rebecca Stokes Toby with the runners-up, Octavia Inns, Alicja Novak, Lauren Coupe, Heidi Hurst and the winner, Hetty Stewart Christmas stock at Urban Flamingo in The Yards
 
Toby with Matt Kelcher, Head of Public Affairs and Research at the Charity Retail Association and Kevin Brown, Shop Manager at the Ashgate Hospicecare store

Chesterfield’s MP is a “Good Cause Santa Claus” at local charity shop!

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins visited the Ashgate Hospicecare store in Hasland as part of a national campaign to encourage people to become charitable shoppers in the run up to Christmas. The Charity Retail Association, which represents 80 per cent of charity shops in the UK, including Ashgate Hospicecare’s charity shops, is running the #GoodCauseSantaClaus campaign, […]

Toby with food bank volunteer Jim, and local councillors Avis Murphy, Tom Murphy and Ray Catt

More people than ever will be forced to rely on foodbanks in Chesterfield this year warns local MP

Figures from Chesterfield Food Bank showed that they helped feed almost 300 people last Christmas, and Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has warned that he expects the number to increase again this year and has urged residents to provide donations to help those in need. Toby visited the Loundsley Green Food Bank to take in his […]

Toby with Erica Kipling, Matthew Phillips, Daisy Smith, William Hallam, Evie Jackson and Joe Savage.

MP responds to pupils’ plea on plastics

The Derbyshire Times reported on the 22nd November that around 65 youngsters at Old Hall Junior School in Brampton had written letters to local businesses to raise awareness about the impacts of plastic on oceans and animals. Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins saw the story in the newspaper and immediately got in touch with the school to […]

Toby with ambulance crew, Michelle Martin and Rebecca Stokes

Chesterfield MP shadows paramedics in Derbyshire

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, spent the day as an observer with the East Midlands Ambulance Service to see first-hand how the crew responds to 999 emergencies and learn more about the service they provide and challenges they face on a daily basis. Speaking after his shift, Toby said “The dedication and expertise of the paramedics and technicians is […]

Toby with the runners-up, Octavia Inns, Alicja Novak, Lauren Coupe, Heidi Hurst and the winner, Hetty Stewart

Chesterfield College students bring artistic flair to MP’s Christmas card competition

A festive atmosphere and stunning artwork was on display at Chesterfield town hall as Toby Perkins MP announced the winning design of his Christmas card for 2018. In previous years Toby has asked a different local school to design his Christmas card, but this year he challenged students at Chesterfield College and had high expectations […]

Christmas stock at Urban Flamingo in The Yards

Toby supports fantastic independent retailers in Chesterfield in time for Small Business Saturday December 1st 2018

Few issues are debated as passionately as the state of our town centres, and as we head towards this year’s Small Business Saturday, the future of our small independent retailers will be on many people’s minds. Independent town centre retailers should be for life and not just for Christmas. However, local people can use this […]

Chesterfield MP sees reality in Yemen with their own eyes

21 November 2018

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins called for urgent action to relieve the suffering of millions of people after seeing with his own eyes the reality in Yemen, one of the worst humanitarian situations in the world, in the Houses of Parliament today. Using virtual reality headsets, MPs were able to visit a school that had been […]

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Toby with Jennifer Calverly from the Elm Foundation and John and Jeannie Benger from Ikon Church

Generous donation to Toby’s nominated local charity

20 November 2018

  The Elm Foundation, a Chesterfield-based charity that supports victims of domestic abuse, has received a £1,000 from the IKON Church. Toby Perkins said, “I was approached by Paul & Jeannie Benger from IKON Church Chesterfield who kindly offered to donate £1,000 to a charity of my choice. I have visited The Elm Foundation on […]

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Toby with Newbold Outwood Academy Head Teacher Steve Roberts

Toby visits a new and improved Newbold Outwood Academy

20 November 2018

Following good results and a noticeable transformation, improvements to Outwood Academy Newbold were proudly shown to Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins, by Principal Steve Roberts. Improvements in the school have already generated successes and an increasing interest in places for students and parents hoping to join the academy. Now the school are looking to consolidate these […]

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‘No Deal Brexit’ could have disastrous effects on the UK car industry

20 November 2018

  MP for Chesterfield, Toby Perkins, recently visited the Toyota UK factory at Burnaston near Derby. Toyota UK employs over 3000 ‘members’ in the UK, with 2600 at their plant in Burnaston. Nearly 80 people from Chesterfield are employed here, making them a large local employer.   During his visit, Toby was given a tour […]

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Chesterfield MP celebrates Parliament Week with Inkersall Beaver Scouts

16 November 2018

The Inkersall Beaver Scouts welcomed Toby Perkins MP to their November meeting to learn about politics and his life as an MP as part of UK Parliament Week. UK Parliament Week is a UK-wide festival that takes place from 12-18 November, which aims to engage people, especially young people, from different backgrounds and communities, with […]

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Toby and Ruth George MP recently met with Derbyshire PCC, Hardyal Dhindsa, to discuss the campaign to tackle synthetic cannabinoids

BLOG: Why we need to reclassify synthetic cannabinoids as Class A drugs

13 November 2018

Just over four years ago, I led a Westminster Hall debate on government policy on legal highs following a number of problems in our town centre. I worked with a number of organisations and with MPs across the House and legal highs were eventually banned completely in Early 2016.  I led a campaign with local […]

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The handmade poppies cascade at Chesterfield Town Hall

BLOG: Toby Perkins MP shares his thoughts as Chesterfield commemorates the Centenary of the end of the Great War

07 November 2018

This year sees the centenary of the end of the Great War and has renewed our focus on the sacrifice that was made by so many millions of men then, and which are still made today by those that serve in our Armed Forces. Remembrance Sunday in Chesterfield has grown over the last few years, […]

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Toby with Marcus King and Jack Day from HS2 Ltd

HS2 Construction Expected to begin in Staveley in 2024

31 October 2018

Chesterfield received a major boost last year when it was confirmed that High Speed rail would serve the Town and that a key maintenance depot would be built at Staveley to service the line. Local MP, Toby Perkins, recently met with representatives from HS2 Ltd who have confirmed that construction of the depot in Staveley […]

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