Author Archives: Sue Sambells

About Sue Sambells

Editor of Bramcote Today. Trustee of Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch. Lead Coordinator for RVR, Bramcote - Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Stapleford Traffic and Transport Committee

When Stan Heptinstall was our County Councillor, he chaired the Traffic & Transport Committee and representatives from The Police, Trent Barton and local Councillors all attended this meeting. Over the years there have been many positive changes made down to … Continue reading

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National Neighbourhood Watch Week June 17-25

This is a message sent via Broxtowe Community. This information has been sent on behalf of Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network. We’re Neighbourhood Watch – the largest grassroots crime prevention movement in England and Wales. We’re celebrating National Neighbourhood Watch … Continue reading

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Group exercise and fitness training in Bramcote parks

We currently offer 5 classes between King George VI Park (Town St) & Bramcote Hills Park (off Coventry Lane) covering all adult age group & fitness levels. Experienced instructors OMG (Our Mobile Gym) pride ourselves on our level of coaching … Continue reading

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Administrator and Book Keeper Vacancy

This is a part time, paid position.

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Beeston Memory Cafe – paid vacancy

An opportunity has arisen to join as a paid Coordinator. See details here.  

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Public Consultation into Stapleford Post Office

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Charity urges people to think differently about volunteering

A charity working with homeless and vulnerable people is urging people to think differently about volunteering – to think what it can do for them as well as their community. Framework, which supports thousands of people every year from across … Continue reading

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Reduction in Trent Barton 18 and 21 routes

From 23rd July The Stapleford to Beeston Eighteen services will reduce in frequency from every 30 minutes to hourly. And the 21 – which runs from Ilkeston to Nottingham – and 23 – which connects Heanor to Ilkeston – routes … Continue reading

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An objection to the proposed Pension Policy

One of our readers, Cal O’Callaghan writes: Now that the Conservative Government has assured us that the pensions of the elderly are as secure as they were with Maxwell, Brown, Green, et al, there is no reasonable argument against voting with our … Continue reading

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Defensive Cycling to Stay Safe on Nottinghamshire’s Roads

One of our readers, Sally Writes, has asked us to publish the following because of her experiences with cycling. Please also see guidance regarding RideWise. In 2012, a leading cycling website described Nottinghamshire as the most dangerous county in Britain for cyclists. … Continue reading

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First Aid (Introduction to Level 2) 23/24 May

(9.30 – 15.30) Tuesday 23rd  &  (9.30 – 12.00) Wednesday 24th May 2017 This course covers all knowledge and skills required to meet the Health & Safety Executive and the UK Resuscitation Council guidelines. A certificate will be issued for … Continue reading

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Bramcote Leisure Centre – Half Term Activitie

Tuesday 30th May: 10.00 – 11.00am. Kayaking Ages: 10 -15 years who can swim over 50 metres and tread water for 1 minute. A fun filled session with games and activities in a Kayak; including; Kayak Rugby, Obstacle Courses, Kayak … Continue reading

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Inexpensive hot meal and care service

Jane Parke, from Market Development and Site Services Worksop  writes: The service we offer is the delivery of meals, hot or frozen to the door, plus a safe and well check.  It is up to the customer to decide which … Continue reading

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Election 2017, Stapleford Hustings 22 May

This is your chance to quiz the Candidates standing to represent YOU and Broxtowe in Parliament as your next MP. Which one will you choose?  The Hustings will take place at 7pm on Monday 22nd May at The Pastures Community Church, … Continue reading

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Have you lost a mobility scooter?

Barry Morrison reported yesterday: On 10 May a mobility scooter was left, apparently abandoned, next to the bus stop outside Bramcote Newsagents/Post Office, next to the Sherwin Arms. Does anyone know of someone who could have accidentally lost a mobility scooter(Yep, I … Continue reading

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Hemlock Happening Saturday 10th June 2017

For full details see the Hemlock Happening website.

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Do you use the bridle path near Coventry lane?

  Bramcote Archery Club are hosting the Nottinghamshire County league shoot on Sunday 7th May and would like to warn pedestrians using the bridle  path near Coventry lane playing fields that there will be cars using the path to the playing … Continue reading

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Coventry Lane playing fields

Paul Nathanail writes:Throwing Coventry Lane playing fields to the inefficiency of privatised state education is not the answer. We now have the clearest indication we are likely to get that Convervative county councillors will NOT stop the highly risky giving … Continue reading

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Response from Alan Rhodes concerning the proposed Bramcote School Development

Ellie Winfield: Ihave today received this response from Alan Rhodes the Labour leader Of Nottinghamshire County Council. This was in response to the direct question I posed to him,: “is it true that Nottinghamshire County Council  are selling the Coventry … Continue reading

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“It always seems impossible until it is done”

Judith Nathanail writes: The title is a quote from – be inspired – Nelson Mandela. But the context is Bramcote and Stapleford. I have been putting various information on a GIS for the area I live in. In light of … Continue reading

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