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Stan Heptinstall writes:
The Bramcote CAT meeting on 1st September will include an item on the proposals to rebuild the Bramcote School and the Bramcote College on the Bramcote Hills Campus, and the possibility of funding this through release of some land for housing. The meeting is at the Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote at 7pm. Paul Heery, the Executive Head Teacher, will be in attendance.
Proposed developments adjacent to The Grange in Bramcote Village are eliciting some major objections. The Grange is a Grade II Listed Building.
The Inspector who listened to all the proposals and objections has accepted Broxtowe Borough Council’s Core Strategy. No changes to the strategy were required. Continue reading
Chris Archer (Police, PCSO 4662, Stapleford (Broxtowe South) writes: Please be aware that between Monday 18th August and Tuesday 19th August a vehicle was entered on Sandringham Drive, Bramcote. No damage was caused during the incident and it is believed that nothing was stolen. Two males have been arrested for this offence and currently remain on bail pending ongoing enquiries.
On the same night other vehicles were entered which were parked on seperate driveways on Sandy Lane. One of the vehicles had a sat nav stolen from it and another of the vehicles had a bag and a small amount of change stolen from inside it. Continue reading
Business Owners in and around Broxtowe Borough are invited to a special networking event next month to help bring local businesses together to share ideas and hear about the latest funding opportunities and business news.
Hosted by Broxtowe Borough Council on Wednesday 3rd September, local industry heads and business professionals are invited to attend the “Calling All Businesses” Network Event at The Quadrant, Nuart Road, Beeston, NG9 2NH between 6.00pm and 8.00pm Continue reading
Anna Soubry writes: I was out and about in Kimberley on Saturday; thank you to everyone who filled in my survey and a warm welcome to new subscribers to this newsletter.
I popped into Sainsbury’s to do some shopping and came across members of the Parachute Regiment Veterans Assoc who were raising funds in the lobby. It was a treat to meet them and our combined thanks to shoppers for their generosity.
Here’s to a warm Bank Holiday weekend – it may feel rather autumnal but summer is not over and please check out the diary for some great local events.
Anna Continue reading
A little while ago we ran a survey for the Bramcote Care Group. A small number of people took park in the survey but those that did reply provided some useful information for Elaine Morris who runs the Group. Elaine has written a brief report and has drawn up an action plan. Click on this link to read the report.
Short length of new tram track by Central College
I took another set of photographs over the tram route through Broxtowe on 12 and 16 August 2014. Click on this link to see them.
- Road works are underway for the entance to the park and ride at Toton Lane
- Track and overhead wiring seems to be complete from Toton Lane to the middle of Eskdale Drive.
- The contractors are still dealing with the groundwork between Bramcote Lane and Cator Lane (drainage/culvert).
- Track laying has started on Chilwell High Road.
- Chilwell Road is nearing completion but if you look closely at the photographs you can see the BT Openreach vans for the men repairing the damaged telephone cables between Devonshire Avenue and Imperial Road.
- Track laying is well underway on Middle Street round to Devonashire Avenue.
- The track does seem a bit close to the entrance to B&M – I trust there will be a guard rail.
- Track is now being laid across Humber Road now the large hole there has been filled.
Steve Austin is the copyright holder. You may download and use these photographs provided the copyright holder and source are acknowledged.
Anna Soubry writes: This afternoon County Councillor Richard Jackson was informed that Bye Pass Road will be subject to lane closure from Monday 18 August until Friday 5th September from 9.30 to 3.30 pm from Monday to Friday.
Given the plans for total road closures in the Beeston area we have expressed our very grave concerns about the timing of this work.
Anna Soubry writes: I have received the following from NET. The traffic situation is frequently best described as “dreadful” in the Queens Road part of Beeston. I’m not sure how to describe the planned 24 hour road closures and lane restrictions due soon.
From NET This Afternoon
24 hour lane closures on University Boulevard/Queen’s Road Junction due to tramworks: Continue reading
Health commissioners are supporting proposals by the county’s mental health provider to enhance services for adults and older people.
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust plans to enhance its crisis and home treatment service to provide 24/7 responsive care. Its plans also include a Community Rehabilitation Team for adults and enhanced community services for older people to increase the levels of intensive support provided to them. The trust’s move follows feedback from patients and clinical evidence that shows that people prefer to be cared for in their own homes. Continue reading
If you haven’t already seen it, you can find an article about the plans on the White Hills Park Federation Trust’s website. Click on this link to read it.
Phones will not be restored until “middle of next week”
Anna Soubry MP writes: Phones will not be restored until next week due to more damage that BT have uncovered. People should contact me with urgent cases which we are passing on to them. Here is what BT said in their latest email:
I wanted to keep you posted on work in your constituency.
Our engineers are still on track to complete the original cabling work by the end of the weekend barring any additional complications.
However, in the course of works on the original cabling issue, engineers have uncovered further damage to the network which is related to the original incident. Further investigations have shown that two additional sections of cable and ducting have been flooded. These are both in the vicinity of the original fault in Chilwell Road. Continue reading
Specialist weekly gym sessions for adults where you can bring baby too. Click on Bring Baby Gym for details.
Luke Cairney and the Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Couincillor Stan Heptinstall MBE
Its on your marks, get set, go for the Mayor’s champion, Luke Cairney as Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE took time out yesterday to help train him for the upcoming Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon, where he will be running to raise funds for the Mayor’s Charities, Cancer Research UK and Hope Nottingham.
As one of the Council’s Town Centres Team, Luke can usually be found supporting local businesses and arranging town centre events but this September will see Luke become the Council’s very own marathon man as he takes on the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon to raise money for the Mayor’s chosen charities. Continue reading
Cable Damage Affects Bramcote
Anna Soubry writes:
Dear Bramcote Today,
I have just received this from BT. Can I urge all your readers to check with their neighbours. Please let me know of anyone who needs immediate assistance especially if their land line is there “life line”. I have already passed on a number of requests to BT who are being helpful. Information from BT:
As we discussed yesterday a cable started to develop faults on 8th/9th August after water started to get into it. As you know the location of the fault is on Chilwell Road, we are investigating but at this stage we believe accidental damage by a third party may be the cause. The damage has affected three cabinets, each of which serve several hundred customers of various service providers in the Bramcote, Beeston and Chilwell areas. I’ve attached a map that shows the geography. Continue reading