Monthly Archives: September 2013

News From David Watts, Broxtowe’s Liberal Democrat Leader, 22 September 2013

David Watts writes on: 1. Compulsory Purchase, 2. Housing on Woodhouse Way, 3. Craft Book Sale, 4. Stapleford Poetry Night, 5. Open Cast Mining, 6. Paradiso Cinema, 7. Funding for Chilwell Road, 8. Street Lighting, 9. Older Peoples Week, 10. Garden … Continue reading

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St Michael’s Dedication Service

Anna Soubry writes:  This morning’s Re-Dedication Service at St Michael’s was a lovely service and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The Bishop of Southwell re-dedicated the church at what must one of his last duties in the Diocese before he goes … Continue reading

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Positive Policies From The Labour Party

Nick Palmer writes: One of the criticisms of the Opposition is that there’s been so little policy up to now, as Miliband felt that it was meaningless to hold forth in 2012 on what we’d do in 2015. This is … Continue reading

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The Hair and Beauty Industry has Spread to Bramcote

Melissa Morris writes: The hair and beauty business is a booming industry with an annual turnover of £6.2bn in the UK alone, and with the clientèle becoming broader, it’s a fantastic time to open a new salon. The East Midlands only … Continue reading

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£700,000 Lottery Award Granted for Heritage Centre at Beeston Lock

Zoe Cockcroft writes: We Won It! £700,000 Lottery Award granted for Heritage Centre at Beeston Lock. The old lock cottages will now be saved & renovated. The Group are holding an Open Public Meeting & Exhibition at The Boat & Horses … Continue reading

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Positive Politics Autumn 2013 Newsletter From Broxtowe Labour Party

Broxtowe Labour Party are distributing their Positive Politics Autumn 2013 newsletter across the Constituency. Click on the link to read it.

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News From Anna Soubry MP, 20 September 2013

This is just a quick reminder that I am holding a “Drop in” surgery at Madhatters Tea Room in Kimberley tomorrow ( Saturday 21 September) from 10am. Scroll on down for details of some other events in the constituency this … Continue reading

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Woodside Road Speed Limits

I haven’t driven along Woodside Road for some time but fortunately I spotted that the proposed drop in speed limit from 40mph to 30 mph has now come into force. Speed limits on side roads have been reduced to 20mph … Continue reading

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News From Nick Palmer, Broxtowe’s Labour Party Candidate, 19 September 2013

Nick Palmer writes on: Can you help? / 300 more houses / Should we EVER intervene? 1. Can You Help? We’ll start distributing my next Positive Politics newsletter tomorrow. Many thanks to those who’ve already volunteered to help. With 40,000 homes … Continue reading

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NET Works on City Road in Beeston From 23 September

Click on NET works on City Road in Beeston from 23 September for details.

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STRAG Update

Zoe Cockcroft writes: We have now submitted our extensive documents to the Inspector, Jill Kingaby, for the Hearings into the Aligned Core Strategies which start on Tuesday 15th October in Nottingham city centre. Many thanks to Ken Mafham for his … Continue reading

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Nottingham Approve 300 Homes on Woodhouse Way

Steve Carr writes: Nottingham City Council yesterday approved the above on a section if land that segments the Borough and out to the M1. This will mean that the green belt in Broxtowe is effectively cut in two and leaves … Continue reading

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County Council – some of their Spending Plans for next April

The County Council intend to give Council Staff a pay rise from next April and to pay for it they will scrap the Free Travel for School Pupils who travel to schools from outside the catchment area.   They are scraping … Continue reading

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Stolen Futures Programme – Nottingham City & Broxtowe Borough

Richard MacRae of Stapleford Community Group: What is Stolen Futures? Stolen Futures is a programme that addresses worklessness and provides intensive coaching and support for unemployed 16-18 year olds in Nottingham and Broxtowe Borough.

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Could ‘drunk tanks’ come to Nottingham?

Binge-drinkers too drunk to look after themselves could be thrown into a ‘drunk tank’ for the night – and charged up to £400 for the privilege. The proposal would see police and NHS staff freed up and would be a … Continue reading

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News From Anna Soubry MP, 17 Septmeber 2013

Anna Soubry writes: Having spent a hugely enjoyable morning at the Heritage Open Day events in Beeston, I was looking forward to joining the great Stapleford litter pick in the afternoon. Sadly, it was cancelled due to some problem with … Continue reading

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NET Works Update – Queens Road West/Meadow Lane junction on Sunday 22 September

Click on NET Works Update – Queens Road West-Meadow Lane junction – Sunday 22 September for details.

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News From David Watts, Broxtowe Liberal Democrat Leader, 16 September 2013

1. Boots Enterprise Zone,2. 20 mph zones, 3. MP’s Expenses, 4. New Traders Web Site, 5. Eastwood School, 6. County Council adopts living wage, 7. Street Light Switch Off, 8. Website on Power Cuts, 9. Chick Lit and Chocolate, 10. … Continue reading

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300 More Homes

Business Park just off Woodhouse Way Strelley could have 300 hundred homes added as the site is not being taken up by businesses.   See this link to a Nottingham Post Article.

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Hemlock Stone has been scanned with a 3D Laser

People from the University of Nottingham took several hours in completing the scan.   It is intended to do further research and create a digital model for educational purposes. It has been reported that the stone is believed to have been deposited during the early Triassic Period, … Continue reading

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