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Bramcote Hills Primary School has applied for planning permission to expand

An application has been submitted to construct two new single storey 30 place freestanding classrooms, associated landscaping works and new 2.4m security fencing.  In addition the formation of hard standing for additional 5 car parking bays to access road.  One of the Site Plans indicating the 3 Sites subject of the application    To learn more click here.

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Crime Prevention Advice

Nottinghamshire Police have a comprehensive range of crime prevention guides on their website. Click on this link to see them.

For your convenience the most relevant guides have been downloaded and can be found on Bramcote Today. Click this link to see them.

To receive the latest crime alerts, register with the Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch site Nottswatch. If you are already registered with the Broxtowe Community website, you can use the same user name and password to log onto to Nottswatch.

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The Weedy Council – Progress

The grass has now been cut on Bramcote Moor. The big problem though is the weeds on the pavements and in the gutters.

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Be Prepared For Your Health This Easter Holiday

NHS NWCCGPeople in Nottinghamshire are being urged to be ready for Easter by planning ahead for repeat prescriptions and using NHS services wisely in the build up to and immediately after Easter.

GP surgeries will be closed during the Easter weekend from Friday 18 April to Monday 21 April and patients are reminded to order any prescriptions in enough time and to know when their GP surgery is open, to avoid unnecessarily overloading the out of hours service or A&E over the Easter period. Continue reading

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Walk This Way, Walk This May – For A Healthy Heart

NHS leaders are urging people to get their boots on to support National Walking Month during May. Continue reading

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NHS Chiefs Raise Awareness of Allergies

NHS NWCCGNottingham GPs are raising awareness of allergies as part of Allergy Awareness Week (28th April – 4th May 2014).

One-in-four people in the UK suffers from an allergy at some time in their lives. The numbers are increasing every year and as many as half of those affected are children. Some of the most common allergens include pollen, house dust mites, mould and pets. Less common allergens include nuts, fruit and latex. Continue reading

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Elvaston Castle Food and Craft Fair

Something to do over Easter. Catherine Winstanley writes: Over the Easter bank holiday weekend the castle will play host to a fine array of local handmade crafts and food producers from across Derbyshire and the East Midlands. Continue reading

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Plant Sale Sunday 1st June 2014

Plant Sale Sunday 1st June 2014 between 10am-2.30pm at 3 Edale Road, Toton. NG9 6JJ. Also:

  • Tombola
  • Books
  • Tea/coffee
  • Cakes

All proceeds to animal charities.

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South Broxtowe 20/20 E-news April 2014

Click on South Broxtowe 20/20 E-news April 2014 to read it.

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Spring Newsletter 2014

Click on Bramcote Hills Community Association Spring Newsletter 2014 to read it.

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Don’t Lose Your Right to Vote

With the European Parliamentary elections just over a month away, Broxtowe Residents are being urged to register to vote before the 6th May deadline or they will be unable to have their say.

Electoral registration forms were delivered to every household in the borough last year but if they haven’t been returned yet residents have until Thursday 6th May to register to vote in the election, which will be held on Thursday 22nd May 2014.

The forms can also be downloaded at Continue reading

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Beeston Wildlife Group’s Talk 7.30pm 28 April 2014 – Now That’s Scilly

nwt_logoClick on Now That’s Scilly to see details of an illustrated talk by Nigel Slater.


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The Weedy Council – Latest on Weed Killing on Paths and Gutters

Councillor Stan Heptinstall has received this reply from Paul Summers of Broxtowe Borough Council which outlines the situation regarding weed treatment:

Weed killing in the borough will commence weather dependent on the 28th April in the Attenborough area. To complete one application borough wide will take approximately 6 weeks Continue reading

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Ladies – Want to lose inches but short of time?

30 Minutes Gym__MPJ_2080A lot of ladies would like to keep fitter and healthier (and slimmer!) than they are, but we all lead busy lives and it’s often difficult to make, and keep to, a commitment of three sessions per week in your chosen activity.  But now you can do this more easily by joining Natasha, Tina and Erin at the Changes 30 Minute Gym, which recently opened in the heart of Bramcote Hills – 40B Sevenoaks Crescent – just around the corner from the Bramcote Hills Schools.  See for more information or read on to see what I thought of my 30minute workout. Continue reading

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Yet More on The Weedy Council – What’s Happening

Indeed grass cutting is underway as this picture taken this morning by the Sherwin Arms shows. I hope they make it to Bramcote Moor!

Verge Cutting

Tea break though!

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More on The Weedy Council – What’s Happening

Grass Verge Bramcote Moor 12 April 2014

Grass Verge Bramcote Moor 12 April 2014

Councillor Stan Heptinstall has taken up the issue of grass cutting with Paul Summers from Broxtowe Borough Council. Paul’s reply to Stan is below and this details the programme which is encouraging in terms of grass cutting. No mention is made of weed treatment though. I am making more enquiries.

Thanks for the email – I note the concerns expressed regarding grass cutting and can advise that Broxtowe commenced highway verge cutting in the borough early last week and as long as the weather holds by the end of this week the first cut borough wide will be completed. Continue reading

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News From Anna Soubry MP, 13 April 2014

w320_4609072_beestonpetitionapril14Anna Soubry writes: Thank you to everyone who came along yesterday to gather signatures on the petition to save our shops and businesses affected by the tram works. Well over two thousand people have signed the petition since we launched it on Thursday. At one point people were queuing outside Hallam’s to sign up. My thanks to all our great shops and traders who have been collecting signatures.

The campaign has already persuaded Notts County Council to extend the scheme to all small businesses who have suffered financial loss due to the tram works – we now need them to make sure there is enough money to compensate everyone.

With your support we can win! Continue reading

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Tram extension: One Thousand People Sign Anna Soubry’s Petition Calling for More Compensation for Beeston Shops

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition urging councils to compensate businesses which have been hit by the tram works. Click on this link to read the rest of the Nottingham Post article.

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Theft From Vehicles In Bramcote And Stapleford – Ensure Your Vehicle Is Secure.

Chris_ArcherChris Archer (Police, PCSO 4662, Stapleford (Broxtowe South) writes: Please be aware that between Friday 11th April and Saturday 12th April a
van has been broken into on Sherwin Road, Stapleford. Tools were stolen out of the van and the lock was damaged during the incident.

On the same night a vehicle was entered on Burnside Drive, Bramcote and a small amount of change was stolen. No damage was caused during the incident; it is believed the car could have been left unlocked. Continue reading

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Burglary Incident in Trowell

Andy Freeman (Police, PCSO 8043, Stapleford North, Stapleford South East, Stapleford South West, Trowell & Bramcote (Broxtowe South) writes: Please be aware that on Tuesday 8th April 2014 between 1800 hours on 08/04/2014 and 0700 hours on 09/04/2014 a shed was broken into on St Helens Crescent Trowell.

Two pushbikes have been stolen but I have no other details as yet to there make and models. Continue reading

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