Author Archives: Mike Johnson

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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Army Cadet Force volunteers ready for Three Peaks Challenge

Adult volunteers who help young people in Nottinghamshire are set to reach new heights by taking on the Three Peaks Challenge for charity. The instructors with Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) are looking to climb the mountains of Ben Nevis, … Continue reading

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Alcohol Orders to Tackle Anti-Social Behavior

Powers to help prevent anti-social behaviour as a result of alcohol consumption have been introduced in six public areas in Broxtowe.  The Council’s Community Safety Committee agreed to transfer existing Designated Public Place Orders (DPPOs) to Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) … Continue reading

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Scam – Take care when purchasing vehicles online.

Message sent by    Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Fraudsters have been advertising vehicles and machinery for sale on various selling platforms online. The victims, after communicating via email with the fraudster, will receive a bogus email which purports to … Continue reading

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Bramcote & District Ladies’ Probus Club 2017-18 Programme

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Diesel Spillage on Hickings Lane and Pasture Road

Councillor Richard MacRae informs us:   Having been made aware of this Diesel spill I contacted Councillor Richard Jackson to inform him and soon after the Highways Department from Nottinghamshire County Council are on the scene clearing up the Diesel spill … Continue reading

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Pasture Road, Stapleford is scheduled for resurfacing work

Councillor Richard MacRae informs us that:  Pasture Road is to be resurfaced from the junction with the A6007 Ilkeston Road to the junction with Moorbridge Lane from Thursday 3rd August and should be completed by Sunday 6th August.   These dates … Continue reading

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Comment from Anna Soubry

Hello again,    As the campaign enters the final stages it is widely accepted that this has been the most challenging of all General Elections. The terror attacks in Manchester and now London, leaving so many murdered or maimed, has shocked and … Continue reading

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ABC Art Trail Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June from 11.00 am – 6.00 pm.

Original art direct from the makers. Visit 29 artists at 13 venues across Attenborough, Beeston and Chilwell. Artists and Artisan Craft Workers are preparing for their annual Art Trail.  Many will be opening their studios in addition to some collaborative … Continue reading

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