MP visits town paramedics

Ashford MP Gloria De Piero and Leigh Smith Clinical Lead Notts Division celebrate Eastwood ambulaznce station being kept open.
Ashford MP Gloria De Piero and Leigh Smith Clinical Lead Notts Division celebrate Eastwood ambulaznce station being kept open.

Eastwood Mp Gloria De Piero visited the town’s ambulance station to talk to staff following the announcement that the building would be saved from closure.

Ms De Piero met Leigh Smith from Giltbrook who is a paramedic.

He said: “Everyone was so pleased. Now we’ve got clarity it’s a huge relief. In a geographical sense it’s in an ideal location to serve the area and the surrounding towns.”

Ms De Piero said: I’m just so pleased. It goes to show making a fuss can make a difference.”