Latest News from Broxtowe Borough Council

Latest News from Broxtowe Borough Council

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6 May 2022


In this newsletter:

  • Broxtowe Ukraine Appeal

  • New Accommodation For Ex Service Personnel
  • Stapleford Town Centre Recovery Fund Reopens

  • Join The Mayor’s Charity Bike Ride This Weekend

  • Health And Wellbeing Hubs In Broxtowe


Broxtowe Ukraine Appeal

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Broxtowe Borough Council has launched an Appeal for residents who wish to support the Humanitarian Aid Work taking place in Ukraine and Poland.

At a recent Full Council meeting, the Mayor of Broxtowe, Councillor Richard MacRae said, on behalf of the Council:

“This Council stands with the people of Ukraine and their friends and relatives living in the Borough and beyond. This is an unprovoked attack on a sovereign nation. The people that will suffer the most will be civilians on both sides.”

Broxtowe is in friendship with the town of Myszkow, Poland who are currently experiencing an influx of refugees, due to being close to the Ukrainian border. This appeal will allow the people of Broxtowe to offer their support.

If you would like to make a donation, no matter how big or small, you can do so through the official JustGiving page.

If you aren’t able to make a donation but would like to help in some way, visit our Support For Ukraine webpage as we are also collecting much needed items that can be dropped off at our main Council Offices in Beeston.


New Accommodation For Ex Service Personnel In Stapleford

Guests in front of Tom Martin House

Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Richard MacRae officially opened Tom Martin House on Thursday 5th May, the recently completed construction of five one bedroom flats in Stapleford.

The flats were built by local firm Vaughandale Construction Limited and will be let to ex service personnel on the Council’s housing register. This is part of the on-going work to meet the Council’s commitment to build 230 new social homes over the next 10 years.

Councillor MacRae said, “These properties are important to support the mental health and wellbeing of ex service personnel. It’s the sacrifices of these people that gives us the freedoms we have today. They’ve looked after us for years, so we’ve got to do our bit to look after them.’’

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Stapleford Town Centre Recovery Fund Reopens

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Our £1m Stapleford Town Centre Recovery Fund grant scheme is now open, and this time even more local businesses are eligible to apply. Help your business get back on track in 2022.

This grant scheme is the first part of the government’s £21m Towns Fund investment in Stapleford that will revitalise and regenerate our town and community.

The Towns Fund Board have been working hard to develop a series of projects that address the town’s needs. From new community buildings and a business hub, to safer roads, cycle routes and better educational facilties, the team has been working hand in hand with the community to make sure it does what’s right for the future of the town.

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Join The Mayor’s Charity Bike Ride This Weekend

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Join the Mayor of Broxtowe for his charity bike ride tomorrow, 7 May, to raise money for Broxtowe Youth Homelessness.

The ride will be taking place at Beeston Heritage Centre, Canalside, Beeston Rylands, open from 9.30am and the ride will start at 11am.

It’s just £5 to join and the ride will be around 14 miles at an easy pace for anyone wanting to join in – if you haven’t registered already, you can register using the QR code on the poster or by visiting Broxtowe Youth Homelessness’s website.

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Health And Wellbeing Hubs In Broxtowe

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Have you visited a Health and Wellbeing hub yet? If you didn’t get a chance, don’t worry – another session will be open in Broxtowe next week to provide advice on:

  • COVID-19 vaccinations and making appointments
  • Living a healthy lifestyle
  • Managing money
  • Accessing local health services
  • Spending time with others to improve your wellbeing

Visit the hub next Tuesday, 10 May at Toll Bar Square in Kimberley between 8:30am and 3:30pm.

Find out more

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