Category Archives: Broxtowe Borough Council

TravelRight Broxtowe Autumn Programme

Gina Musa, TravelRight Broxtowe Project Manager writes: Welcome to TravelRight Broxtowe’s Autumn/Winter activities throughout the Broxtowe Borough. Join us for a wild food walk, a tree family walk, a bike maintenance course to learn the basics of fixing your bike … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Mayor To Star On Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio Nottingham listeners can learn more about Broxtowe Mayor, Councillor Stan Heptinstall MBE next week as he reveals the soundtrack to his life on the ever-popular Desert Island Discs. Councillor Heptinstall will make a special appearance on the show, … Continue reading

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Be Part Of The Recycling Generation

Broxtowe residents can make sure they are part of the recycling generation next week as they receive their 2014/15 Waste & Recycling calendars which are included in the latest edition of Broxtowe Matters. “Last year a number of residents said … Continue reading

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Customer Services Say It With Cake!

The Great British Bake Off may have finished but employees from Broxtowe Borough Council kept the baking spirit going last week at a special cake sale hosted by the Customer Services Team to raise money for Hope Nottingham and Cancer … Continue reading

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October Half Term Inclusive Holiday Activities!

Melissa Morrell, Inclusive Physical Activity Officer, Broxtowe Borough Council writes: Just a quick message to let you know that Broxtowe Sport and Foxwood Academy will again be running a holiday activity day this October half term, bookings are open now … Continue reading

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Should Broxtowe BC create a Smoking Ban in Public Places ?

Smoking could be banned in Trafalgar and Parliament squares and London parks if a report by the city’s Health Commission is implemented.   For more information see this article on the BBC Web Site. It would help remove the litter caused by cigarette … Continue reading

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Press Release from Anna Soubry re: Field Farm

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has condemned Broxtowe Borough Council for ignoring advice and sacrificing the Green Belt land at Field Farm, Stapleford to housing development. Anna said: “Planning Minister, Brandon Lewis has today made it clear that because Broxtowe voted … Continue reading

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Action on Dementia and Loneliness Gets Top Health Award Nomination for Notts Health Body

Press Release sent by Luke Barrett, Communications Manager, Nottingham West Clincial Commissioning Group: NHS Nottingham West CCG has been shortlisted for a prestigious national health award for their commitment with Broxtowe Borough Council to improving the health and wellbeing of local … Continue reading

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The Field Farm Ecological Corridor: A Test for the Government’s Green Belt Policy

Press Release from STRAG: Last Monday 6 October, the Department of Communities and Local Government reaffirmed in a new planning guidance the government’s commitment to protect the green belt from development. Field Farm, a 30-hectare farmland and woodland site stretching … Continue reading

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Say No To Monster Behaviour

Enjoy Halloween without becoming a monster later this month, by respecting Broxtowe Borough’s ‘No Trick or Treat’ Campaign. Broxtowe Borough Council have again teamed up with Nottinghamshire Police to urge local people to help put a stop to the anti-social … Continue reading

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Broxtowe’s Pest Controller under investigation

We understand that a Pest Control Officer who works for Broxtowe Borough Council has pets that are a cause of concern to his neighbours in Nottingham. For more information read the article in the Nottingham Post.

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Tram Treat a Sweet Success

It’s great news that the tram extension has come to Beeston but for cyclists it brings a few things to consider as new road layouts and tram infrastructure open up. Safer cycling around tram tracks is crucial if accidents are to be … Continue reading

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HS2 Delivery Board Meets In Broxtowe

The first meeting of the East Midlands HS2 Hub Station Delivery Board took place earlier this week with representatives from HS2 and East Midlands Councils in attendance, along with local authorities from across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The board will meet … Continue reading

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The Core Strategy Is Approved But Field Farm Is Not Lost Yet!

Zoe Cockcroft writes: As you probably already know, Broxtowe Borough Council adopted the Aligned Core Strategies by 23 votes to 15 a week ago, on Wednesday, 17 September. This was to be expected, and followed on the adoption of the … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Apprentices – Shaping The Future

More apprentices than ever are benefiting from Broxtowe Borough Council’s commitment to its apprenticeship programme. With ten apprentices currently in post, five vacancies and more planned, the Council has already reached its target to provide 12 new apprenticeships by 2016, … Continue reading

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Brinsley & Stapleford Plan For The Future

Residents in Broxtowe Borough are set to play a major role in the future planning after Brinsley Parish Council and Stapleford Town Council submitted applications for the designation of new neighbourhood areas. Neighbourhood planning gives local people a greater opportunity … Continue reading

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Community Cafe Celebrates Success At Open Day

Celebrations will be in full swing at Beeston’s Yew Tree Court Retirement Living Scheme next month as they host a special open day to mark the success of their Community Café on National Older People’s Day. On Wednesday 1st October … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Old For Older Persons Week

From dance, film and afternoon tea to a mini beach and I.T training, a packed programme of events will kick off across Broxtowe Borough later this month to celebrate Older People’s Day on Wednesday 1st October. A wide range of … Continue reading

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Exercise Made Easy With Baby Gym & Classes

It can be difficult to fit in exercise with a new baby. New mums and carers in Broxtowe Borough can take advantage of new Bring Baby Gym and Fitness Classes in Bramcote.

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Broxtowe’s IT Crowd Support Silver Surfers

If the mention of computers leaves you confused, Broxtowe Borough Council’s very own IT Crowd will be offering hints and tips at a free IT event next week, as part of Older Persons Week. The event, on Thursday 2nd October, … Continue reading

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