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Bramcote CAT Meeting 4 December 2017 – The Official Unofficial Minutes

Click on Bramcote CAT Meeting 4 December 2017 – The Official Unofficial Minutes

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,  I have warmly welcomed the early morning deal secured by the Prime Minister and the EU. By making it clear there will be no hard border in Northern Ireland and that any future trade deal or arrangement will cover the entire UK, I believe we have taken important steps away from a hard Brexit and towards maintaining the benefits of the existing Customs Union and Single Market, after we have left the EU. That is good news for British business and so it is good news for all of us.

Finally; the blue skies and sunshine is welcome but it’s blooming cold! If you have an elderly neighbour please check they are warm and well.
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Christmas last posting dates

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Letter from Santa

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Improvements to Cookies Pond, Bramcote

Thanks to Stapleford Community Group a new path has been installed at Cookies Pond off Ilkeston Road. A £5,000 investment from Stapleford Community Group to improve the area has been given to Groundwork Greater Nottingham after the local Community Group won the money earlier this year from the Tesco Bags For Life Grant Fund. This was voted for by local people in local Tesco Stores.

The new Path will make it easier for people to access the Pond from the Car Park and passes a Bench then joins the path which is already there.

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Aldi Christmas Eve food surplus

aldiAldi has pledged to dish out surplus food to charities this Christmas with a call for other supermarkets to follow suit.
The German budget retailer says it will hand out leftover food to good causes on the afternoon of Christmas Eve.

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Earn cash for your considered opinions

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Conservative Annual Supper Party 19 January 2018

Cllr Martin Plackett reports :-  All our friends and supporters of the Conservative Party are invited to our Annual Supper to be held on Friday 19th January 2018 at Beeston Fields Golf Club.
Cllr Dr John Doddy as our speaker will, with his unique humour be underlining the County Councils commitment to Health and Wellbeing in Nottinghamshire for which as Chair he has responsibility.
Do come to our usual Beeston Fields Golf Club venue and support John and enjoy a pleasant evening in good company with excellent service and food.

Conservative Supper Booking Form

For further detail phone Martin on 07496 445 455

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Can we reduce the use of plastic ?

Our oceans are choking in plastic.  The amount of plastic littering our beaches is rising.   That means more plastic bottles, straws, cups, lids, and cutlery are covering our beautiful coastlines.

Right now the government’s weighing up a small tax on all ‘throwaway plastics’ to try to stem the flow.   It’d mean that when you buy a takeaway coffee there’ll be a small charge for a throwaway cup. It’s worked for plastic bags, but it’s time to go one step further.

The Telegraph: Plastic cutlery blighting Britain’s beaches as pollution rises 10 per cent:
The Guardian: David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II:

We could influence Government by signing a petition at 38 Degrees.

We also need to educate our population.  We should not throw away all this plastic if we use it we should dispose of it in recycling bins.  

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1st Stapleford Scout Group Christmas Fair 9 December

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,   It’s been another busy week so please read on. The Kimberley Christmas light switch on is at 7pm this evening with the festivities starting at 5.30 pm. Tomorrow is not only Small Business Saturday (so please shop local and support our great independent traders), it’s also the Beeston Christmas Lights switch on.  [Ceremony Starts 5.00pm in the Square]
Enjoy the weekend and stay warm!
As ever,  Anna


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Nottingham City Transport Christmas and New Year Buses 2017/18

With Christmas approaching, here’s all you need to know about travelling with Nottingham City Transport over the holiday period.

We’re pleased to announce we’re running buses on Boxing Day again this year, with some routes running a little later this year to help get people home from work.

We’ll also be running late night buses on New Year’s Eve, through until 03:15 to help you get home after bringing in the New Year in Nottingham.


Normal service until Saturday 23rd December
Christmas Eve – normal Sunday service, with last buses between 19:00 and 20:00. View last bus times here.
Christmas Day – sorry, no buses
Boxing Day – special service between 6am and 6pm running on 6, 10, 17, 27, 28, 36, 39, 41, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49X, 58, 68/9, 77, 89. View details here.
Wednesday 27th December – Saturday service, except Navy 49 which will run normal weekday times. On NightBus, only N4 and N34 will run.
Thursday 28th December – Saturday service, except Navy 49 which will run normal weekday times. On NightBus, only N4 and N34 will run.
Friday 29th December – Saturday service, except Navy 49 which will run normal weekday times. NightBus will run as normal.
Saturday 30th December – normal Saturday service, including NightBus
New Year’s Eve – normal Sunday service, with last buses between 19:00 and 20:00, with some later evening journeys on 6, 17, 27, 28, 36, 45, 48, 58, 68/9, 77 and 89. View last bus times here.
New Year’s Eve Late Night Buses – NightBus will be running until 3.15am. View details here.
New Year’s Day – sorry, no buses
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – normal service resumes

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trentbarton Festive Travel Guide

trentbarton write: We’ve got buses on Boxing Day, including red arrow, and we’ll be around late into the night on New Years Eve. Here is a quick overview of how we’re running…

Sunday 24 December, Christmas Eve
A normal Sunday service with last buses around 6pm.

Monday 25 December, Christmas Day
No service.

Tuesday 26 December, Boxing Day
A Sunday service. (No service on skylink express, amberline & 20.)

pronto will run hourly Mansfield – Nottingham during the day.

Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 December
A Saturday service until midnight (Saturday nightbuses will not run). royal derby will run a Mon-Fri service.

Friday 29 & Saturday 30 December
A Saturday service including nightbuses. royal derby will run a Mon-Fri service on Friday 29 December, but won’t run on Saturday 30 December.

Sunday 31 December, New Years Eve
A Sunday service with last buses around 8pm, we’ll also be running nightbuses for you party animals!

Monday 1 January, New Years Day
No service.

Tuesday 2 January
Everything goes back to normal.

For a full festive guide, including last buses, head to our website for more…

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Press Release from Anna Soubry: Presenting two HS2 petitions in the House of Commons

Anna receiving the petition from Trowell residents in the House of Commons (names in order from left to right: George Cam, Sue Williams, Anna Soubry, Don Pringle, Geoff Cotton)

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has presented two petitions in the House of Commons on behalf of the residents of Trowell who are affected by HS2’s plans to build the high speed network through the village. HS2’s proposals include a 60 foot viaduct to pass over the M1 as well as other exiting road and railway lines.

One petition called on HS2 to find alternatives to the planned 60 foot viaduct through Trowell. The other petition was organised by Trowell’s Stop HS2 Group and had over 1200 signatures calling on the HS2 project to be stopped completely.

Anna said: “Although I personally support HS2, I will continue to represent the views of all of my constituents in Parliament.”

“I believe HS2 will bring great benefits to Broxtowe, particularly with the East Midlands Hub at Toton Sidings. However, I will continue to campaign against proposals for a 60 foot viaduct through Trowell. I have already fought successfully for compensation for Trowell’s residents who are affected by HS2 but there must be a better alternative to a 60 foot viaduct that will dominate the village and overlook residents”.

A full transcript of the petition presentations, including the text of both petitions, can be found on Hansard here:

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New bin collection dates from next week

BROXTOWE RESIDENTS are reminded that new bin collections come into effect next week and that they should check their new calendar for their collection day.

New bin calendars have been sent to every household ahead of the changes, which start on 4th December. Residents should continue to use their existing calendars until 1st December.

Whilst not all residents will have a new collection day, some could see their collection day change by up to 4 days or see their black or green lidded bin collection week swap. Anyone affected will receive additional information in the post about how the Council will help them manage their waste during the transition weeks.

Residents are also reminded of the new bin collection start time of 6.30am, which also starts on 4th December.

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Roadworks- Town Street, Bramcote 2.1.18

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Agenda for Bramcote CAT Meeting Monday 4 December

Here is the Bramcote CAT Agenda for the Meeting starting at 7.00pm on Monday 4 December 2017 at Bramcote Memorial Hall

Click here for the Neighbourhood Watch Update for the 4 December 2017 CAT Meeting 

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Online shopping – stay safe

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£4000 Grant For Bramcote Church

Saint Michael and All Angels Parish Church in Bramcote received some extra help towards their new disabled access to the church on Saturday, thanks to a cheque delivered by the Mayor of Broxtowe, Councillor Halimah Khaled MBE, and Rt. Hon. Anna Soubry MP.
Vicar Rev Paul Reynolds, the representative of the church, was presented with a cheque for £4278 as part of Broxtowe Borough Council’s Capital Grants Scheme, contributing 25% towards the cost for the works. Also present were Bramcote Ward Councillor Martin Plackett and Dr John Hart, St Michael’s Resources Committee Chair.
For more information about grant aid please visit, e-mail, or call 0115 917 7777.

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,    With apologies – this is a very long email newsletter! From now on and as much as I can, I will return to weekly updates.
There are lots of Christmas events (my thanks to the organisers of this mornings Victorian Christmas Market in Greasley) in the diary at the end of the newsletter. The Stapleford Christmas lights switch on is at 5.30pm today and Kimberley’s first Christmas Market is tomorrow. See you there!
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