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Creative Art Workshops for children and young people are running at Attenborough Nature Centre on Saturday 29th March as part of Broxtowe Borough Council’s Take Part Art. Continue reading
In order to give residents a voice, Broxtowe Borough Council has redesigned its consultation webpages at www.broxtowe.gov.uk/consultations to make them clearer and more accessible for local people and partners to engage with the Council. Continue reading
Jacky Williams reports a collapsed manhole on the inbound A52 between Wollaton Road and the Priory. 2 lanes closed.
Broxtowe Borough Council and Stapleford Community Group are hosting a Jobs Drop In Session at The Meeting Place, 22-26 Nottingham Road, Stapleford on Wednesday 12 March 2014 at 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. We understand representatives of Broxtowe Borough Council, Tram Link, National Apprenticeships Service, Your Bus, Central College and others will be in attendance.
Thanks to the fantastic response from its green residents the introduction of service charges for Broxtowe Borough Council garden waste collection scheme looks set to be an unprecedented success. The uptake is so good the Council has already run out of brown lidded bins used for the scheme and is asking residents for their patience whilst they obtain additional supplies. Continue reading
A Special Bill that would pave the way for a high speed rail line to be built from London to the East Midlands won’t be completed until after the next election.
Failure to get the HS2 bill onto the statute book by the time of the May 2015 poll could make it a contentious election issue between the parties, particularly in constituencies along the route of the proposed line.
Read more about this in the Nottingham Post Web Site.
Dr John Doddy writes: Please find attached the latest article [in the Nottingham Post] by myself exploring the integration of the health and social care budgets. Imagine GP consortiums owning their own homes for nursing care, residential care and dementia care etc. Imagine one budget.
The original split of health and social care budgets came on July 5, 1948, when Aneurin Bevin created the NHS.
It was based on three core principles – that it met the needs of everyone, that it was free at the point of delivery, and that it was based on clinical need and not on the ability to pay.
Read More in the Nottingham Post Web Site
Complaints about “shabby” grass cutting carried out by Nottinghamshire County Council have led to the responsibility being passed back to three district councils.
Grass cutting used to be handled by local councils but was taken over by Notts County Council in 2012.
However, the authority admitted there were problems – and have now agreed that Ashfield, Broxtowe and Mansfield councils will cut their own verges and lawns again.
Read more about this in the Nottingham Post Web Site.
See our 3rd Post on this subject last year. or 2nd Post or our 1st Post
Catherine Dunn (NHWN, Administrator, England & Wales) writes: At the Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network office we often get phone calls or emails asking for advice about scams.
We always advise anyone who suspects a scam, or who has been the victim of a scam, to report it to the police on www.actionfraud.police.uk or 0300 123 2040. However, it is always better to take preventative action where possible and it is good to know what to look for to avoid being taken in, as well as to advise friends and family members when necessary. Continue reading
Plans which would see up to 775 homes built on green belt land in Stapleford are considered “acceptable” according to Notts County Council. Peveril Homes and development partner UKPP (Toton) intend to build to the west of Toton Lane, Stapleford. Read More About this here at Nottingham Post.
When the Liberal Democrats delivered their current addition of Focus, they delivered a survey with it. Click on Bramcote Residents’ Survey to see a copy.
The meeting was chaired by Councillor Ian Tyler and Councillor Stan Heptinstall was in attendance for the first part of the meeting. PC Karl Barlow, Bramcote’s Beat Manager gave the police report and there was a presentation by Chris Humphreys, Headteacher, Foxwood Academy, on developments there. Continue reading
Karl Barlow (Police, PC 2882, Broxtowe South) writes: Detectives are seeking information about the occupants of a white van following a robbery at the weekend.
Did you see the van, believed to be a Ford Transit, which was parked in Warren Avenue near its junction with Frederick Street at around 9.00am on Saturday (1 March 2014)? Continue reading
Press release from Anna Soubry: Broxtowe’s MP, Anna Soubry has represented residents’ views to developers planning 270 houses and facilities in Beeston Rylands.
” I held a “drop in” surgery in the Rylands, which a number of residents attended. I’ve also received emails from people concerned about the extent of the plans. I’ve written to the developers who have promised to listen to everyone’s views ” said Anna. Continue reading
Memorial Hall Bramcote
Saturday 12 April 2014
at 7.30pm Doors open at 7.15pm
£10 per person
including Jacket Potato with fillings, Tea and Coffee
Bring Your Own wine or beer
To purchase tickets ring: Moira Robinson 0115 922 6782 or David Martin 0115 925 1492
David Watts writes on: 1. Garden Waste, 2. Beamlight Developments, 3. Events at Rumbletums, 4. Bramcote CAT Meeting, 5. Chilwell East CAT Meeting, 6. Council Budgets, 7. Council House Tenants, 8. Kimberley Crime Figures, 9. Adopters Needed, 10. Toton Takeaway? 11. Army Reservists Open Day, 12. Driving Tests, 13. Awsworth Jumble Sale, 14. Toton/HS2 Working Group, 15. Beeston Relaunch. Continue reading
Dr. Vladica Trenkic writes: From 17 March, the price of swimming lessons at Bramcote Leisure Centre will increase from £4.50 to £5 per lesson (up 11%). Under the new scheme, parents will also be required to pay for 50 weekly lessons per year, instead of an average of 42 lessons per year currently in place. This will increase the annual cost from £189 to £250 per child – a staggering 32%! Continue reading
Click on the link to read the White Hills Park Federation Newsletter 28 February 2014
Click on this link to read the previous newsletter.
Zoë Cockcroft, Chair of Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group writes: The fight goes on! Here is a short update on what has been going on recently regarding the threats on our Green Belt and especially Field Farm. Since November several more rounds of the procedures have been going on and STRAG has participated in each of them, putting forward yet more detailed arguments on why the Green Belt between Stapleford and Trowell should not be sacrificed. Continue reading