There was an excellent turnout for the February meeting of Wirksworth and Masson Branch.
Plans for the March Farmer's meeting were discussed and the idea of using voting beads to find out the issues that were most important to Wirksworth people was well received.
Hardyal Dhinda, Labour candidate for Police & Crime Commissioner would also be attending the event.
Phil reported on the Labour EU campaign. A meeting will be held at Ashbourne Town Hall at 7:30 on 24th March. All welcome.
Irene Ratcliffe provided an update from the District & County Councils, where the main issues are DDDC Local Plan & North Midlands Devolution deal and the imminent County Budget
Alison Clamp reported action is being taken by the Town Council & Town Centre Action Group in respect of the Post Office & NatWest Bank closures.
A desire was expressed to mark the life of Wirksworth bred Hubert Doxey who was a well-known Labour supporter and former Council Chairman who was passionate about debate.
The next meeting will be on 25 April at Wirksworth Town Hall