Author Archives: Mike Johnson

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 http://bramcoteneighbourhoodforum.org.uk/consultation.html Thank you to those who contributed to our two meetings  … Continue reading

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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” … Continue reading

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Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan

A 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 … Continue reading

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Silver Award for Broxtowe Neighbourhood Wardens

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 … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again, Parliament has risen for the “conference season” which means I am able to devote all my time to working in the constituency. Brexit continues to obsess most occupants of the Westminster bubble. Back in the real world I … Continue reading

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HS2 Information Event – Monday 18 September 2017

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Heritage Open Day at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

On Saturday 9th September the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum are opening their doors for FREE.  Enjoy a taster tour of the ground floor of the museum and see an interactive demonstration of the Victorian Wash-house.  The day is part of … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Medical Centre celebrates its 40th birthday today

What were you doing 40 years ago?  My pregnant wife and two sons were part of the crowd at Dunkirk Roundabout to welcome the Queen as she was driven to the QMC or The University Hospital as it was then known.    The … Continue reading

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Important Meeting tonight at The Pastures Community Church 7.00pm

Councillor Richard MacRae informs us: At the request of the local Police, Residents and Businesses alike I have organised a meeting which will be held this evening,  Thursday 27th July from 7pm until 8.30pm at The Pastures Community Church, Pasture … Continue reading

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Crossrail 2: Support by government ‘outrageous’ after northern snub

The electrification of the Midland Main Line to Beeston and Nottingham has been cancelled by the Government to save money.  But the next day support the Crossrail 2 project in London.  See more on this here on the BBC Website.

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Highways England are reviewing Speed and Safety on the A52

Anna Soubry MP writes:  Bramcote campaigner Tony Smith has taken his campaign to improve safety on the A52 to Parliament. Tony met roads minister Jesse Norman and Highways England officials following a spate of accidents and fatalities on the road.  … Continue reading

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Anna Soubry MP and Champions of Send My Friend to School Campaign

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry today met with two year 9 pupils from George Spencer Academy in Parliament. Sophia Buxton and Eva Drummond are ‘champions’ of the Send My Friend to School Campaign which calls on the Government to increase the proportion … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,   There was an excellent turn out for the Stapleford Freedom Parade when the Royal Engineers marched through the town. Broxtowe’s Mayor, Halimah Khaled and I later enjoyed the ‘Chilwell Weekend’ with Royal Engineer veterans and serving personnel. I … Continue reading

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Free WI-FI now in Stapleford

Free WI-FI is now available in Stapleford Town Centre thanks to £25,000 investment from Broxtowe Borough Council and government grants. Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Halimah Khaled MBE joined local business owners and Councillors yesterday (Thursday 6th July) … Continue reading

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£15.26m plan for extra adult social care support in Notts announced

Proposals on how Nottinghamshire County Council will spend £15.26m of additional Government funding to support adult social care this year have been announced. The Chancellor’s budget statement on 8 March announced an extra £2bn of funding for local authorities to … Continue reading

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Visit The Bramcote School for the last time

Councillor Richard MacRae informs us: Following the success of the Summer Celebration, at which visitors had the opportunity to visit The Bramcote School before they close the building and move to Bramcote College, they have been inundated by requests from … Continue reading

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Notts Win The Royal London One Day Cup

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club have won the One Day Cup.  Thanks to a splendid record breaking innings by Alex Hales. Surrey batted first and scored 297 runs for 9 wickets in their 50 overs.   Notts scored 298 for 6 in reply with 13 … Continue reading

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Advanced Warning – Bridle Road will be closed for Gas Mains Renewal

We are informed by Councillor Steve Carr that Bridle Road will be closed From Monday 23rd October 2017 To Friday 24th November 2017  (Daily Closures Only). For more information, Please Click Here   

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