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Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October

BLCSign your kids up for some active fun this half-term. We’ve got a fantastic range of sessions and courses going on; from Scuba Diving to Kayaking, Gymnastics to Trampoling, Swimming courses to Hydrorafting as well as our holiday pool timetable and our regular £1.50 Court Frenzy and 50p football!

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Dads and Kids

Dads and Kids new
Names of leaders/contact information:

David Bladen and Daniel Stevenson.

 (0115) 943 0137 or email

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Nottinghamshire Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy consultation

A consultation is currently being undertaken to shape the second Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Nottinghamshire. The Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board, chaired by Councillor John Doddy, is keen to hear views on their proposals from anyone with an interest in health and care locally.

You can find out more and have your say on the Council’s consultation hub. Please share details of the consultation with relevant colleagues. The consultation runs until 29 October. Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire County Council – Transfer of Land to White Hills Park Federation

At this morning’s Nottinghamshire County Council Policy Committee Meeting the recommendations in White Hills Park Federation Trust – Transfer of Land and White Hills Park Federation Trust – Transfer of Land Plans were approved.

The Conservative Party Councillors on the Committee vote for the proposal. The Labour Party Councillors on the Committee abstained.

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Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust – Long Eaton Silver Prize Band Concert 18 November

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Roadworks on Derby Rd, Bramcote

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Christmas Shopping Day Trip with a visit to the Famous Leeds Christmas German Market.

Stapleford Community Group are organising their next Coach Trip and this time it is a Christmas Shopping Day Trip with a visit to the Famous Leeds Christmas German Market. 

Leaving Washington Drive Stapleford NG9 8PY at 8am on Saturday 16th December. 

Leaving Leeds to return home at 5pm. 


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Please Respond to Consultation on the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum says: Bramcote residents and businesses in Branmcote should have received the consultation draft of the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan.  It is also available on the Forum’s website

Thank you to those who contributed to our two meetings  to go through the consultation document.

And a huge thank to those of you who have already responded. As of today we have had over 100 responses – which is great, but the more opinions we have the better and stronger the plan we pass on to Broxtowe will be.

Please tells what you think of the draft plan’s proposed planning policies by visiting:

We would encourage you to read and comment on them all. But if time precludes this, then please focus on the policies on Housing and Green Belt, Local Green Space and Transport.

Please pass this on to friends and neighbours and encourage them if they are not yet a member of Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum, to consider joining at

Respond to this consultation by following the link at

Join the Forum

warm regards,  Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum

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Notts County Council Policy Committee: seek approval to dispose of freehold land to White Hills Park Federation

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum has emailed us with: Nottinghamshire County Council Policy Committee Meeting 18  Oct 2017 – 10:30am. Venue:County Hall.

Agenda item 12 seeks approval to dispose of freehold land to White Hills Park Federation Trust at a price that reflects “existing use value” so that the Federation can benefit from the uplift in value generated by any planning permission that may be granted with a view to using the proceeds to fund new school buildings.  Continue reading

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Minutes of Bramcote CAT Meeting 4 September 2017

Click on Minutes of Meeting of 4 September 2017 to read the official Broxtowe Borough Council minutes.

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Hemlock Garden Club Programme

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Nottinghamshire County Council – Transfer of Land to White Hills Park Federation

This item which is crucial to the development plans of White Hills Park Federation will be discussed at Nottinghamshire County Council Policy Committee Meeting 18 Oct 2017 – 10:30am. Venue:County Hall.


See: White Hills Park Federation Trust – Transfer of Land

and White Hills Park Federation Trust – Transfer of Land Plans

Note that members of the public will be excluded from the Committee’s discussion on this matter as it contains confidential financial information relating to the White Hills Park Federation.

If you have any comments regarding this transfer, make them as soon as possible to our Councillors Steve Carr, John Doddy or John Longdon

None of our these Councillors sits on the Policy Committee though so you may also like to write to the Chairman of the Policy Committee Councillor Kay Cutts or Councillor Richard Jackson who sits on the Committee and lives in Bramcote as well.

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Crime Updates Broxtowe South

Paula Hipkiss (Police, PCSO 7187, Beeston (Broxtowe South) writes: Apologies for the lack of updates recently, we now have a new system to assist us.

Burglary Other Than Dwelling –

Stanley Drive, Bramcote – attempt break into garage/shed – nothing taken.
Marshall Drive, Bramcote – garage broken into over last 12 days – nothing taken. Continue reading

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Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan

Bramcote NF LogoA further meeting to explain the Neighbourhood Plan for Bramcote will be held next Wednesday 11 October 2017 at Grangewood Methodist Church Hall, Grangewood Road, Wollaton.   For more information including the time the meeting will start see here.

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Bridle Road – Road Works 19 October

Councillor Richard MacRae informs us that Bridle Road will be subject to road works on Thursday 19 October 2017.  Click on this link for more information.   Bridle Road – Road Works

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,
I like the so called ‘conference recess’ as it gives me even more time to work in the constituency! I will be attending the Conservative Party conference on Monday but then it’s “business as usual”. Please enjoy the rest of the weekend.
As ever, Anna Continue reading

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Silver Award for Broxtowe Neighbourhood Wardens

Neighbourhood Wardens, Deborah Duckworth, Emma Butler, and Kathryn Trevor (left to right) with their RSPCA Silver Stray Dog Footprint Award.

Broxtowe Borough Council’s Neighbourhood Wardens have been awarded silver in the Community Animal Welfare Footprints and RSPCA Innovator awards for their stray dog service. The team have won Bronze for the past two years.

The Silver Stray Dog Footprint award is recognition of the team, which is made up of 2 full-time and 2 part-time Neighbourhood Wardens, and their work to ensure stray dog welfare during the collection and kennelling processes, proactive work to educate owners, and preventative measures to reduce both straying and long-term strays. Continue reading

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Help your community and enhance your CV

An opportunity has arisen for members of the public, over the age of 16, to join an established county charity. See for details of the four roles:


Event Planner

Minutes Secretary

Multi Scheme Administrators (throughout the county and city)

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Stapleford TC 30th Anniversary Concert at St Helen’s 7.10.17

Tickets are available NOW for the NSCB Concert on Saturday, 7th October 2017 at 7.30p.m. at St Helen’s Parish Church, Stapleford.
This event is being held to mark the Town Council’s 30th Anniversary and also to let you hear one of the best Concert Bands in the East Midlands. Left: you can see them performing a sell out Concert at the Palace Theatre, Newark, (in fancy dress!)
The night will be full of music to please all tastes; from light classics to popular tunes and songs from the shows. Fabulous clarinets, soulful oboes, exciting percussion, playful flutes, a brass explosion of trumpets, horns and euphoniums, bassoons like you have never heard before and of course those cheeky saxophones they have it all!
Tickets cost £10 each and are available from The Town Clerk: or from the Parish Office St Helen’s Parish Church.
All profits from the evening will be donated to St Helen’s Parish Church Annexe Project. Please come along and support this event.

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Strictly… For Husbands

Paul Nathanail writes:


If like mine, your other half is lost to you every weekend evening watching Strictly, then why not surprise her… and take her on to the dance floor yourself?

15 December is the date of the annual Christmas Ball held at the Memorial Hall ( – it’s a Friday so there’s no need for her to give up on the weekly Strictly fix!

And if like me you are more Ed Balls than Fred Astaire, worry not! Every Saturday morning (9-10 AM) there are lessons I the Memorial Hall. Starting this week with a sequence dance – that is a dance where everyone does the same steps (so you can sneak a quick look at the couple on either side).

The first sequence dance lesson this coming Saturday, 30 September is a Saunter Reve (a simple form of Foxtrot – take a look at



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