Broxtowe Borough Council: The latest News and COVID-19 Updates

In this newsletter:

• Play areas now open
• Fall in love with the gym again
• Shop local, shop safely
• Meet our Town Centre Information Officers
• Other news
• Rate this newsletter
• How To Stay Updated
• Sharing This Newsletter

We’re very pleased to confirm that almost all of our play areas are now open for families to use.

There are a small number that remain closed for maintenance and improvement works.

Here in Broxtowe we are proud of our parks. With 51% of our green space designated as Local Nature Reserves and many play areas, recreation grounds and open spaces throughout the Borough, there is so much for you to discover and enjoy, right on your doorstep.

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Fall in love with the gym again

A lot of work has been going on behind the scenes to ensure that we can reopen with all the required measures in place to protect both customers and staff when they re-open.

• Gyms and classes will start from 25th July
• Swimming will start from 3rd August
• Centres will be operating revised opening hours

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Shop local, shop safely

Local businesses are open and our town centres are ready to welcome you back.

Shop local

Support the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme. Businesses are now able to register for the scheme.
• If you are visiting Broxtowe’s town centres to shop or eat out, contactless parking is now available via a downloadable app. Find out more on our Parking webpages.

Shop safely

• Face coverings will be compulsory in shops from 24th July – full details are available on the Gov UK website, along with instructions about how to make one at home.
• Keep a safe distance from others when visiting shops and other businesses.
• Adhere to guidance from businesses about how to shop with them.
• Regularly wash/sanitise your hands.
• Stay at home if you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19 including new continuous increase cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell and self-isolating in line with the Government’s stay at home guidance.

Meet our Town Centre Information Officers

Meet Janice and Zahid, our new Town Centre Information Officers. They will be working with businesses in our town centres to support them as they adapt to COVID-secure guidelines, as well as reacting to any future guidance from government.

They’ll also be helping our residents visiting the town centres to feel confident in shopping safely.

They are both passionate about making Broxtowe a safe place to shop and they both have lots of town centre experience!

Businesses in Eastwood, Kimberley and Stapleford Town Centre, look out for Janice on her visits, who is available to chat (at a safe distance!)

Zahid will be visiting the businesses around Beeston Town Centre.

Other news

Major Funding Boost for Bennerley Viaduct

The plan to convert the deck of the Bennerley Viaduct into a pedestrian and cycle route has received a massive boost from Broxtowe Borough Council.

Read more


Leader’s Speech on the Council’s COVID-19 Response

Leader of the Council, Councillor Milan Radulovic MBE’s spoke about the Council’s response to the pandemic at Full Council earlier this week.

Read more



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They contain useful information on:

• Affected Council Services
Support for Businesses
Support for Individuals
Support within the Community

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