Darren George Henry is MP for Broxtowe

What has Darren George Henry been up to today?

Darren George Henry is MP for Broxtowe and a member of the Conservative party.

Darren George Henry has 10768 followers on Twitter.

Discarded old electrical items are one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world! In 2021 over 50 million tonnes were thrown away globally.

♻️ Everything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled. Find out where at https://bit.ly/3nrOMFw

I recently joined the Speaker of the House of Commons and colleagues to raise the Pride Flag outside Parliament. It is important that not just this month, every month, we do all we can to stand up for the rights of our LGBTQ+ friends, colleagues and family members. #Pride2022

Beeston's Craft, Gift and Food Fair is taking place on Saturday from 10am-4pm. You can expect to see:

🛁Haze Naked Bath & Body
🍹UK Trini Drinks
⚱️The Frustrated Artist 72
📿Bea’s classic beading
💀P.J. Gifts

And more - come along and offer your support to Broxtowe’s traders!

It was fantastic to get the support of regional MPs @DarrenG_Henry, Broxtowe; @AaronBell4NUL Newcastle Under Lyme; & #MarkFletcher, Bolsover, at our recent HyDEX reception at the House of Lords. HyDEX is building a new hydrogen economy in the Midlands. https://bit.ly/3HZ38H0

I welcome the publishing of the Draft Mental Health Bill today. Since becoming the Member of Parliament for Broxtowe I have both spoken and written to the Government many times regarding hugely important changes that must come with this Bill. Changes to the way individuals 1/3

#MidlandsEngine APPG members helped ensure local authorities can provide greater financial support to disadvantaged areas.

Read about the successful amendment to the Subsidy Control Bill, & more of the group’s work to support our region in Parliament➡️https://bit.ly/3O5JmLK

My latest Serving Broxtowe Update is now available. This covers my activities in Parliament and in Broxtowe over the past few weeks as your Member of Parliament.
If you have yet to sign up to receive it, you can do so via the form on my website http://www.darrenhenry.org.uk

It's another hot one! ☀️🥵

Make sure you stay safe in the heat by:

☀️Staying hydrated
☀️Try to keep out of the sun between 11am-3pm
☀️Check on family, friends, elderly and vulnerable people
☀️Apply sunscreen regularly

Find out more at https://bit.ly/3HLFvSp

@DarrenG_Henry Thanks very much for attending our parliamentary event yesterday highlighting our #LockdownOnLoneliness campaign. We’re looking forward to working with you to tackle loneliness among adults with a learning disability #LonelinessAwarenessWeek

In a Westminster Hall Debate yesterday @DarrenG_Henry Co-Chair #MidlandsEngine APPG & MP for Broxtowe highlighted the exceptional potential of the partner-led #MidlandsEngine Hydrogen Technologies Strategy - as a catalyst for economic growth.➡️ https://bit.ly/3aVTUil #Hydrogen

Ways you can help lift loneliness this #LonelinessAwarenessWeek:

⚽ Join a club
😇 Volunteer locally
📞 Check in with loved ones

Find out how you can help lift someone out of loneliness ⬇️


This week is Loneliness Awareness Week. I met Jackie from Beeston Library earlier this week to hear about their Places of Welcome Loneliness group that meets every Friday from 10.30 - 12.00.


This weekend, I had a lovely time at the Cossall Open Gardens. It was great to see so many people come out to support this excellent community event.

Thank you to @DarrenG_Henry for hosting our Tackling Loneliness at its Roots webinar today as part of #LonelinessAwarenessWeek.

It was interesting to explore how can we best support low-income households to overcome social isolation, and we hope everyone who attended enjoyed it.

A massive thank you to @DarrenG_Henry for chairing the important webinar "Tackling Loneliness at its Roots" and a massive thank you to our guests @RobinHewings, Jenny Patton @AgeUKWirral, Simone Banks @YouthFocusNE and Tim Leech @WaveLengthHelp. 👏 👏


Our bright and beautiful summer bedding is ready to bloom! 🌺

This week nearly 21,000 plants and flowers have been planted across Broxtowe.

The bedding will bring vibrant colour to all areas of the borough with flowers such as petunias, geraniums, ageratums and salvias.

If you’re worried that you, your child or someone you know may have diabetes, contact your GP. Watch this short film from @DiabetesUK about common diabetes symptoms and what causes them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIhy-Rb2xp4 #DiabetesWeek

Today marks the start of #LonelinessAwarenessWeek.

Now more than ever, we know lots of older people are struggling to feel connected. Age UK is here to help.

☎️ Call our free advice line 8am-7pm on 0800 169 65 65
💻 Find social activities in your area: https://bit.ly/3vpPepz

The chance of contracting Legionnaires’ disease from the domestic water supply in your home is very low.

However, there is some simple advice you can follow to protect yourself at https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/legionella

If you're invited to get your Spring COVID-19 booster vaccine, please come forward.

The NHS will contact eligible people to book their next vital jab. Visit http://nhs.uk/covid-booster for more information.

Today marks the start of #BikeWeek

Here’s how to get involved:

🚲 Organise a ride
🚲 Bike to work
🚲 Get your workplace to take part
🚲 Try a new route

Find out more about cycling in Broxtowe: https://bit.ly/3N8aud1

Don't miss out on Hemlock Happening, 4th June, at Bramcote Hills Park , 1pm.

The day will be packed of live music, dance, sport, crafts, stalls and family activities ending with a beacon lighting and Jubilee themed fireworks display at 10.30pm.


Gold, Diamond and now Platinum; The Hemlock Happening is back on the 4th June from 1pm-10.30pm.

This free event will be a fun packed day of live music, dance, sport, crafts, stalls and family activities

Find out more at https://bit.ly/3wP70X8

#MidlandsEngine APPG met yesterday to discuss regeneration of our region's town and city centres.

Thanks to all attendees and to @John_Forkin @MarketingDerby for leading the discussion: "The purpose of a city is to create a customer."


Ahead of the Jubilee bank holiday (2 – 5 June) @NHSNottsCCG is urging residents to make sure they have enough supplies of any medications they need by ordering their repeat prescriptions early.

You can find your nearest pharmacy and opening times at https://bit.ly/3yXFY1g

This #LonelinessAwarenessWeek we're hosting a webinar with @DarrenG_Henry.

▶️ Tackling Loneliness at its Roots: how can we best support low-income households to overcome social isolation?

If you work on #loneliness, join us on 14 June.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3lJDUC0 💻

Business expansion is now possible for local plumber Ryan thanks to a £6k Stapleford Town Centre Recovery Fund grant to finish his showroom https://bit.ly/39xI0um

More businesses are now eligible to apply – find out more https://bit.ly/3LTjaTU

#TownsFund #MidlandsEngine

Darren Henry MP Welcomes Additional Funding for School Buildings in Broxtowe http://bramcotetoday.org.uk/2022/05/18/darren-henry-mp-welcomes-additional-funding-for-school-buildings-in-broxtowe/

British 🇬🇧 consultancy firms are supporting the Caribbean with their expertise on sustainable energy.

To learn more about this support & other international business opportunities through our @tradegovukLatAm teams, click here: http://bit.ly/3l3WOm1

♻️ Some of the strongest renewable capacity is expected in Latin America & the Caribbean.
At #CREF22, @UKClimateEnvoy Nick Bridge spoke about the UK’s £400m+ development programme in the Caribbean — of which over 80% is supporting the region in tackling climate change impacts.

Here are just a few of the fabulous traders who attend our Kimberley market at Toll Bar Square every Tuesday from 8am-2pm:
🥧 Bake Off And Pie
🥩 Ian’s Butcher’s
🍫 Beeston Brownie

People who have experienced loneliness really value friends who really considered what they might enjoy and were even willing to join them in some shared activities.

Find out more on how you can support someone you may be feeling lonely at https://bit.ly/3KW1YvK

Around 3 million people in England said they felt lonely often in the last 2 years. Loneliness is different for everyone, and there's no rules for when or how a person may feel it. Here's some tips that might help ease feelings of loneliness in others👇 #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

You can find SR Fruits at Beeston Market every Monday and Wednesday from 9am-3pm.

They are a family-run business who have sold fruit and veg for 35 years – your support means a lot, so don’t hesitate to drop by, have a chat and discover quality food at affordable prices.

Visit the Health and Wellbeing Hub next Tuesday, 10 May at Toll Bar Square in Kimberley between 8:30am and 3:30pm.

Get help and advice on:

▪COVID-19 vaccinations and making appointments
▪Living a healthy lifestyle
▪Managing money
▪Accessing local health services

‼️ #Betickaware

Tick awareness is an important step towards reducing the chance of getting a tick-borne
disease like Lyme disease

Find out more on how to stay safe 👇


📸| Competition time

We have launched a special photographic competition to celebrate #Notts county and city to help mark a #PlatinumJubilee year of landmark events in the county.

For more information and how to enter ⬇️


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