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Waitrose Moving In Locally

In case you hadn’t heard Waitrose have taken over the Co-op store on Trowell Road, Wollaton. The Co-op will continue trading until February when a multi-million pound transformation will start. Waitrose plan to keep the existing staff and have been recruiting additional ones. Click on this link to read a Nottingham Post article.

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Voluntary Action Broxtowe Funding Update

VABAnthony Scarfe, Group Support Worker, Voluntary Action Broxtowe writes: I want to let you know of two small pots of money available to local groups. Continue reading

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New Bus Service For Bramcote Crematorium

Broxtowe Borough Council press release confirms Bramcote Today report:  A new bus service will help provide a vital transport link to Bramcote Crematorium and help families, friends and the bereaved access the site more easily for funerals or to pay their respects to loved ones. The new service will be supported and operated by Nottinghamshire County Council. Continue reading

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NET Phase 2 – Overhead Power Line Installation Monday 26th January to Wednesday 29th January

From Station Road by Tesco to Collin Street opposite Chilwell Road Methodist Church. Click on NET Phase 2 – Overhead Power Line Installation Monday 26th January to Wednesday 29th January for details.

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News From David Watts, Broxtowe’s Liberal Democrat Leader, 25 January 2015

David-WattsDavid Watts writes on: 1. Greenbelt Consultation, 2. Combined Authorities, 3. Website Error, 4. Holocaust Memorial Day, 5. Parliamentary Candidate, 6. Tramlink Team, 7. I Love Beeston Business Awards, 8. New Flats For Beeston, 9. Jobseekers Claimants, 10. School Meals, 11. Police Numbers, 12. County Council Budget Consultation, 13. Haven Church Open Day, 14. Greasley Neighbourhood Plan, 15. Cat. Continue reading

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The Fireplace Studio has recently opened for business

I called in at the Fireplace Studio the other day and noticed the improvements made outside the showroom. Fireplace Studio MPJ_6005I was impressed by the display of fireplaces they have on show. If you are searching for a new fireplace, gas or electric fire I suggest you look no further than the Fireplace Studio.

I understand that they have over 35 years of industry experience providing fires and fireplaces to a range of clients, from young professionals to stately home owners, and always deliver the same excellent level of customer service as standard.  Continue reading

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Two Vehicles Stolen In Bramcote: Ensure Your House Is Secure.

Ed Roberts (Police, PCSO 4987, Stapleford) writes: Please be aware that on Wednesday 22nd January 2015 at approximately 1845 hours two vehicles were stolen after a house on Thornhill Close, Bramcote was broken into. The offenders gained entry via a rear door and stole keys to both vehicles. Continue reading

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Nick Palmer, Broxtowe’s Labour Candidate: Personal Manifesto Part 2: Training, Immigration And A Constructive Proposal

nick-_palmerNick Palmer writes: After the brief diversion last week to deal with partisan squabbles, I’d like to return to the positive policies which I’d like to argue for if elected again. This week, I’ll look at immigration and training, issues, which are in my view more closely linked than is generally realised. As with my economic discussion last time, I apologise for length – but if we want politics that go beyond sound bites, we need a space for serious discussion.

Why don’t we train the nurses we need?  Continue reading

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Grangewood Road Stabbing Latest

Five Arrests. Residents left shocked. Click on the link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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Burglary in Thornhill Close, Bramcote.

thumb_PCSO_Chris_ArcherChris Archer Police, PCSO 4662, Stapleford (Broxtowe South) writes:

A burglary has occurred at a house on Thornhill Close, Bramcote on 22/01/2015. Entry was gained to the property by an unlocked door at the side of the property. Two vehicles have been stolen from the property after the offenders stole the keys from a table near the door.   If you have any information this incident please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000636-22012015.   In light if this incident we would like to offer the following crime prevention advice:   Ensure you lock your doors and windows even when you are in.   Continue reading

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Wollaton Knife Assault: Forensic Teams Search Behind Cordon After Fight Between Teenagers at Wollaton Vale/Grangewood Road

Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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Anna Soubry MP – A Bundle Of Good News!

Anna  Soubry  MPAnna Soubry writes: This week’s employment figures revealed yet more good news for Broxtowe. The number of claimants in December is down by 447 compared to December 2013. We are reaching record levels of employment locally which means there are more people than ever before in work with all the benefits it brings. Youth employment also continues to fall – down 40% in 2014. There’s more good news so please keep on reading!

Enjoy the weekend,

Anna Continue reading

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How To Create Strong Passwords To Prevent Your Accounts Being Hacked

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Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) writes: Fraudsters regularly hack into personal online accounts to obtain details which will allow them to defraud you. To prevent fraudsters, it’s very important to use strong passwords when setting up and accessing online accounts and online banking. Continue reading

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NET Over Night Works On Toton Lane On 23 And 26 January

Click on NET Over Night Works On Toton Lane On 23 And 26 January for details

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Forthcoming Early Music Events

Wendy Hancock writes on Forthcoming Early Music Events : Continue reading

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Anna Soubry MP, Welcomed Women’s Minister, Nicky Morgan, To Midlands Women’s Aid

Press release: Broxtowe MP, Anna Soubry, welcomed Women’s Minister, Nicky Morgan, to Midlands Women’s Aid. Nicky spent time with Cathy Saunders, who leads the local women’s refuge, which runs a seven family unit in Broxtowe. Continue reading

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Health Leaders Support Action Against Cervical Cancer

NHS NWCCGWomen in Nottinghamshire are being reminded of the importance of regular cervical screening in detecting the early stages of cervical cancer, as health supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is a campaign by Jo’s Trust Cervical Cancer Trust, which runs from Sunday January 25 to Saturday 31 January, and raises awareness of the symptoms to look out for and the ways to prevent it. Continue reading

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Beeston Celebrations See In Chinese Year Of The Ram

CNY 1Families are being invited to see in the ‘Year of the Ram’ as Chinese New Year celebrations reach fever pitch with an all-day celebration of Chinese and South East Asian culture in Beeston.

Broxtowe Borough Council will welcome local people to celebrate Chinese New Year with a packed programme of activities between 1.30pm and 6.15pm on Saturday 21st February. Continue reading

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Message from Action Fraud

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Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) writes: We are the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and financially motivated cyber crime and are run by the City of London Police, working alongside the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. Our specialist team uses information from all of the fraud and cyber crime cases reported to us to create alerts about new types of crime or those which are increasing in severity. Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Annual General Meeting February 2015 Agenda

BHCA LogoThe Bramcote Hills Community Association (BHCA) Annual General Meeting is to be held in the hall at Grangewood Methodist Church on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm and is open to all members of the Association and those who represent Sections. To read the agenda for the meeting click on Bramcote Hills Community Association Annual General Meeting February 2015 Agenda.

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