Category Archives: Broxtowe Borough Council

Broxtowe Council’s Marathon Man

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 … Continue reading

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Memorial Unveiled To Commemorate First World War

The Memorial Gardens at Mansfield Road Recreation Ground, Eastwood, were unveiled as the first Fields In Trust Centenary Field in the East Midlands yesterday at a commemoration service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. … Continue reading

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The Broxtowe Borough Aligned Core Strategy – Inspectors Report

Here is a letter I have received from Broxtowe Borough Council Planning Policy team regarding the Core Strategy Inspectors Report. Click on The Broxtowe Borough Aligned Core Strategy – Inspectors Report to read it. The letter confirms where you can see the … Continue reading

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Get Out and About on a Free Guided Bike Ride

Hannah Anderson, TravelRight Broxtowe Events and Marketing Officer writes: Enjoy the beautiful weather and explore Stapleford and Attenborough on TravelRight Broxtowe’s FREE guided bike ride as part of Attenborough Nature Reserves ‘Out and About’ day on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

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Mown Over By Success

Celebrations were in full swing at Bramcote Hills Park earlier today as Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE joined members of the Council’s Grounds Maintenance Team and Friends of the park to mark the 9th consecutive year … Continue reading

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Stapleford Summer Community Clean And Recycle Event

Stapleford was the focus of this year’s summer community clean event last week as residents joined forces with Council employees and contractors in the Tevery Close/Copeland Avenue area. Local young people were also invited to join in with the activities … Continue reading

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Inspector Backs Field Farm Green Belt Housing Plan

Inspector Backs Field Farm Green Belt Housing Plan – BBC News Report. Battle To Save Nottinghamshire’s Green Belt Is Lost – Nottingham Post article.

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STRAG Press Release: Inspector’s Report Approves Field Farm Allocation

Yesterday the Inspector’s report on the Core Strategy was made public… Unfortunately – but not surprisingly – Ms Kingaby declared the Aligned Core Strategies sound and didn’t question the allocation of Field Farm for housing development. This isn’t the final … Continue reading

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Free Play Fun Day

The ever popular, free, fun play days feature throughout August again this year in Stapleford, Kimberley, Chilwell and Eastwood from 12 noon till 4.00pm. Broxtowe Borough Council has an excellent track record of providing fantastic summer play opportunities over the … Continue reading

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The Campaign to Protect Our Green Belt and HS2 Continues

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has pledged to continue to defend the constituency’s Green Belt land from thousands of houses and ensure full economic advantage is taken of HS2 despite today’s announcement from the Planning Inspector. In the face of widespread … Continue reading

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Aligned Core Strategies – Inspector’s Report Released Today

Following a public examination by an independent Planning Inspector, the councils of Broxtowe, Gedling and Nottingham’s strategic development plans setting out proposals for the next 15 years have been declared ‘sound’.

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Field Farm Update

Zoe Cockcroft, STRAG writes: Here is a short update on the planning situation for the Green Belt at Field Farm (Stapleford/Trowell). Since the spring, the Inspector has been preparing her report, which is expected to be publicly released soon, in … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Pledge Receives Further £68,297 Support

A pledge to support local Armed Forces personnel has attracted a further £68,297 of funding. The money will go towards a project to support armed forces families across Nottinghamshire and North Leicestershire who do not live on the Chetwynd Barracks … Continue reading

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Free Swimming Back In Broxtowe

Stapleford Town Councillor Richard MacRae writes: Residents of Broxtowe Borough aged 17 and under will be able to swim for free this summer when Broxtowe Borough Council reintroduces free swimming throughout the summer holidays.

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Public Will be Allowed to Film Council Meetings

Stapleford Town Councillor Richard MacRae writes: At the full Council Meeting of Broxtowe Borough Council tonight they will be talking about filming of meetings. The agenda can be found on Broxtowe Borough Council website by clicking this link. See also … Continue reading

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Stapleford Summer Community Clean And Recycle Event

Stapleford is the focus of this year summer community clean event which is due to take place in the Tevery Close/Copeland Avenue area on the 25th July 2014. Residents are invited to join forces with Council employees and contractors in … Continue reading

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Children Give Mayor An Art Attack

The likeness is uncanny in Arron Sisson’s portrait of the Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE. Arron won the 8 – 11 year old category when the schoolchildren from Chilwell gave the Mayor a unique makeover … Continue reading

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Recycle Your Textiles – Kerbside!

Broxtowe residents will soon be able to recycle their textiles from the kerbside after proposals were approved by the Council’s Cabinet, to introduce a kerbside textile collection service. The new service will allow residents to recycle their unwanted clothing, accessories … Continue reading

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Shredded Litter on A52

Paul Summers, Head of a Environment, Broxtowe Borough Council writes to Anna Soubry MP: You will recall that you recently contacted Broxtowe Council with an issue raised by a constituent Mr B P Hillier, 139 Derby Road, Bramcote with regards … Continue reading

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Bramcote School Development – Proposals Being Discussed

The pictures below show the school development proposals being discussed. I stress these are proposals under discussion and a planning application has not been submitted to Broxtowe Borough Council yet. You can enlarge each picture by clicking on it. Picture … Continue reading

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