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We have received an email from Julie McCarthy stating that she has seen a little Cat on the verge beside the A52 between Bardills and the Bramcote Roundabout (Sherwin Island).
Who are your local sports heroes? What clubs and individuals inspire you? The Broxtowe Borough Sports Review is back for 2015 to honour the dedication and sporting achievements of local people.
Everyday hundreds of people dedicate their time to sport through volunteering, coaching or participating in a variety of activities and Broxtowe Borough Council’s Broxtowe Sport team are currently looking for nominations to recognise the contribution they make to the local community.
There are eight award categories, including: Continue reading
Craig Butterworth, Vice Chairman, Beeston Musical Theatre Group writes: Recently Beeston Musical Theatre Group had a photoshoot for their forthcoming production ‘Into The Woods’. This was shot on the historical site where Bramcote Hall once stood proud. You can see a selection of these images and a little information about the area on our website http://www.bmtg.org.uk/into-the-woods-october-2015-2/into-the-woods-promotional-photoshoot/
Barry Morrison writes: I got this paper through my letter box today – Beeston Local News- and looking through it I see headlines like this: ”Major boost for businesses as customers return”, ”Business booms back in Beeston”, ”Students benefit from tram completion”, ”Fracking could come to Broxtowe”, ”Thumbs up for tram extension”. Not one single paragraph or note is dedicated to the traders and residents of Chilwell Road who have suffered immeasurably during the last three years. Remember a few weeks ago this is what Steve Barber described as ”This ever thriving community”. Well talking to some traders in the last few days it doesn’t seem like it’s an ever thriving community but that doesn’t matter because it’s all about Beeston town centre and the High Road.
Nikki Cleaver WEA Course Organiser writes:
WEA Beeston Talk at the Pearson Centre, Nuart Road, Beeston NG9 2NH, On Friday 9th October 7pm for 7.30pm start.
James Wright will give a talk on: KING’S HOUSES – the archaeology of a Medieval Royal Residence located at King’s Clipstone North Nottingham. (King’s Clipstone featured in Tony Robinson’s TV series Walking through history)
James Wright is Senior archaeologist at the Museum of London Archaeology and former Archaeological and Historical buildings officer at Notts County Council.
Everyone is welcome, the cost is £3 which includes refreshments. Pay on the door.
David Watts writes: It’s been a very sad week in the Watts household after our cat was hit by a car and killed on Monday night. At the moment motorists are not obliged to report accidents involving cats to the police, but there is a petition on the Petitions website at the moment calling for this to be changed. If you would like to sign this you can do so here:
Anna Soubry writes:
Forever Stars £140k in Just 21 Months
Hello again and a huge congratulations to Richard and Michelle Daniels from Chilwell who have raised over £140,000 for their charity Forever Stars.
On Friday night we gathered for a final Gala Dinner after a mere 21 months of remarkable fund raising.
Michelle and Richard’s daughter Emily was still born and to add to their terrible grief there were no adequate facilities for parents in their situation at the QMC. Despite their loss they set about raising funds for a bereavement suite. They started with a target of £25,000 and on Friday evening took the total to a staggering £140,000! Richard and Michelle are now taking a back seat after all their remarkable efforts but the charity will continue under the auspices of the City/QMC Hospital Trust to help other bereaved families. A huge thanks to all the thousands of people who have supported Forever Stars and in particular to Michelle and Richard, their son Finlay and baby Alfie. Continue reading
Nathalie Morelle, Secretary, Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group (STRAG) writes:
Dear Friends of Field Farm,
Thank you to all of you who took the time to respond to the recent consultation organised by the Field Farm developers. Please see below the official feedback that STRAG has sent in. Continue reading
Young people in Broxtowe, along with their parents and carers are being encouraged to make Halloween safe and enjoyable this year, as part of Broxtowe’s ‘No Trick or Treat’ campaign.
As part of the campaign, Broxtowe Borough Council and Nottinghamshire Police are urging local people to help put a stop to the anti-social behaviour that is often associated with Halloween by not visiting houses displaying No Trick or Treat cards. Continue reading
Councillor Martin Plackett writes:
Nottinghamshire County Council have today informed me that they plan to prune the very large trees in Bembridge Court in the early spring next year.
A Public Meeting about the new fracking licenses in Nottinghamshire will take place Friday 23rd October, 7pm, John Clifford School, Beeston. This meeting will focus on the Erewash & Broxtowe (including part of Rushcliffe) areas. (Click here to view licences map on the DECC website).
The meeting will feature presentations on:
- What is fracking and how it is framed for & against
- Where fracking could happen in the area
- The fracking experience from Lancashire
- Next steps for local action.
From Frack Free Nottinghamshire
The flower stands proudly in the White Lion Pub and has now grown to 11 feet tall – just two months after it was first planted in the beer garden. Click on the Link to read the Nottingham Post article.
Click on the link to see the Nottingham Post article.
David Brocklebank (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Nottinghamshire) writes: Nottinghamshire Trading Standards are warning people to beware of bogus telephone calls purporting to be from the County Council that target across the county. Continue reading
Broxtowe Sports Clubs can get help and advice on growing and developing their club thanks to Broxtowe Borough Council’s Club Development Evening in Eastwood next week.
The event, on Wednesday 7th October at 6.30pm at Eastwood Community Football Club, Coronation Park, Chewton St, Eastwood, NG16 3HB will be packed with information and advice on how clubs can develop. Continue reading
The Beeston BID (Business Improvement District) Company Ltd will finish in December. The announcement comes after all businesses in the BID area took part in a ballot to vote on whether they wanted the BID to continue.
The BID is a not for profit organisation that works with the business community of Beeston to make it a better place to live, work and shop. Continue reading
News just out that the Main Railway Line to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield will be electrified by 2023. To find out more click here.
The Bramcote Hills Golf Course planning application is not on the agenda of the meeting of the Planning Committee to be held on Wednesday, 7 October 2015. Click on this link to see the agenda.
The Conservatives are distributing their Intouch newsletter in Bramcote. Click on Intouch October 2015 to read a copy
Nick Palmer writes: For those who’ve asked how it feels at the conference, a snippet from Central News on Monday (drag forward to 6 minutes 45 seconds), kindly sent on by ITV’s reporter Alison Mackenzie: