Caroline Flint has welcomed news that the police presence in Edlington is to be boosted as the Doncaster Police benefit from new resources.
The news comes as plans are underway to undertake new security and refurbishment work to Edlington Police Station.
Ms Flint, who was a Home Office Minister when the first neighbourhood policing teams were set up, said:
“Residents in Edlington will welcome the news that police numbers are to be increased and that Edlington will gain new officers and a greater presence.
Caroline Flint was on hand this year to support Edlington's Annual Gala; and hand out prizes for the children's poster competition.
Said Caroline: "Congratulations to Sarah Gleadon-Vickers and all the volunteers who made this event happen, which has gone well despite a late change of venue."
Caroline Flint and Civic Mayor Linda Curran joined Cllr Phil Cole and Edlington Town Mayor Keri Anderson to celebrate a £301,755 grant from the National Lottery Community Fund.
The MP and councillors were joining residents for the Edlington Great Get Together, organised by Aspiring2 at the Hill Top Centre, which included a performance by A Choired Taste, a new Edlington choir making their first public appearance.
Speech by Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP to the NHS 70th Birthday event in Edlington
Welcome to everyone and to our honoured guest Mayor Jones.
It is a pleasure to be here, although I wanted to start by giving you a tweet posted by my daughter earlier this week:
“2 x broken writs, 1 x snapped thumb, 1 x dislocated finger, 1 x removal of grit in knee, 3 x torn ligaments, 4 x sprained ankles, 3 x asthma attacks, 2 x kdney infections, 15 x flu jabs. Thanks for fixing me up all these years me up all these years #NHS70”
Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.
The Don Valley MP was given a tour of the factory by Adrian Clifford, Engineering Manager, Jocelyn Walker, HR Partner, Andy Cullen, Unite Learning Organiser, and Richard Horsfield, Unite Learning Representative.
A veteran and long-time stalwart of the British Legion was praised by Caroline Flint this week for 45 years support for the British Legion Poppy Appeal.
Don Astbury received an award from the Poppy Appeal, presented by Ms Flint, for his dedication to the cause of veterans and their families.
Don Valley MP Caroline Flint joined Lord Stoneham, Chair of Housing & Care 21 and Deputy Mayor Cllr Glynn Jones for the opening of the new housing project in Jubilee Close, Edlington.
Said Caroline: “The most exciting aspect of the Swallowdale housing and extra care scheme is that it is full and the residents love it.
Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has supported "Get Online Week" by holding the first ever Digital MP Surgery. Residents who have never taken part in an MP's Surgery held a Q&A session with Caroline via Skype from her constituency office.