Author Archives: Steve Austin

A Woodland Dinner

A Fundraising Event for the Building of Bramcote Hills Park Community Cafe 3 Course Dinner on 22 April 2017. 7.00pm for 7.30pm £25.00 per person at St Michael’s Church Centre, Church Street, Bramcote For tickets, please contact 0787 060 0825

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Bramcote Archery Club Event 26 February

Sharon Dicks writes: Bramcote Archery Club would like to inform locals residents near to the Moor Lane playing fields of an upcoming event next Sunday 26th February 2017. Cars will be using the bridle path from 7.30am onwards. A large … Continue reading

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Application Form For Stall/Activity at the 2017 Hemlock Happening

Jo Elliott, Events Officer, Liberty Leisure Limited has sent out an application form to the community groups & organisations that attended the Hemlock Happening last year. Any other community groups or organisations that would like to attend the event, can … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Park Community Cafe Fund Raising

Gill Watts writes: The Bramcote Hills Park Community Cafe is now up and running with its fundraising. As part of this, a crowd funding page has been launched at http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/bramcote-hills-park-community-cafe and a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BramcoteParkCafe. Please promote these as widely … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Loses Appeal Against Refusal of Planning Permission at Field Farm

Paul Nathanail writes: The refusal of planning permission at Field Farm has been overturned. See: http://www.nottinghampost.com/government-overrides-council-s-decision-on-118-horrible-houses/story-30133266-detail/story.html

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Next Arrival on the HS2 Line: A Brand New City

Reading this morning’s Sunday Times an article with the above headline caught my eye. It starts: With its bleak industrial landscape if crisscrossing rail tracks and long lines of parked freight trains, Toton Sidings is unlikely to win a ‘Beautiful … Continue reading

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News From Anna Soubry MP, 11 February 2017

Anna Soubry writes: In line with most schools, Parliament has risen for half- term. I am taking the opportunity to visit a refugee camp in Jordan with a fellow MP, organised by Oxfam, so I will be away for about … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Annual General Meeting

Reminder The Annual General Meeting of Bramcote Hills Community Association will be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 February 2017 at Grangewood Methodist Church. All members of the Association are encouraged to attend. The guest speaker is Paul Nathanail ‘Bramcote … Continue reading

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Hemlock Garden Club Meetings in February and March

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Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust Quiz Night Saturday 4 March 2017

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News From Broxtowe Liberal Democrats 4 February 2017

David Watts writes on: 1. Election Agreement, 2. Tory U Turn on Housing, 3. Chinese New Year, 4. Lib Dem Website, 5. Council Website, 6. Council Tax Rises, 7. Nottinghamshire Economic Development Capital Fund, 8. Free WiFi in Stapleford Town … Continue reading

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Reminder: Payment Diversion Alert

Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) writes: Payment diversion alert  Fraudsters are emailing members of the public who are expecting to make a payment for property repairs. The fraudsters will purport to be a tradesman who has recently completed work at … Continue reading

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Blue Badge Holders Urged to Have Their Say

Blue Badge holders and other car park users are being urged to have their say on an upcoming consultation about the provision of Blue Badge parking spaces at some of Broxtowe Borough Council’s car parks. The Council is consulting on … Continue reading

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Moor Lane Traffic

Ian Hampton writes: Just want to highlight the problems we will face when the Bramcote School moves sites in September. This morning it took 5 minutes to clear the hard frost from the windscreen on my car at the top … Continue reading

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trentbarton Fare Changes from 29 January

trentbarton  be making some changes to their fares from Sunday 29 January. These changes will affect their MANGO day caps as well as saver7 and 28 day ticket prices. trentbarton say they understand that increases to fares are never good … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Planners Advice on Local Plan Part 2 Published

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: Broxtowe’s planning officers have published their advice to the Jobs and Economy Committee to consider at its meeting on 26 January. The agenda and supporting papers, including the proposals for Part 2, for the Broxtowe … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP 15 January 2017

Anna Soubry writes: Like many constituents I was struck down by a nasty bug over Christmas. Unfortunately it returned with a vengeance on Wednesday so I was forced to miss an important debate in Parliament on the NHS. I am … Continue reading

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White Hills Park – Our New School is Coming!

Press release from The White Hills Park Federation Trust: The White Hills Park Federation Trust is pleased to announce that detailed planning has begun on the Bramcote College site as the first stage towards a new school build. Students arriving … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Bramcote Hills Community Association will be held at  7.30pm  on Wednesday 15 February 2017 at Grangewood Methodist Church. The guest speaker is Paul Nathanail ‘Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum Update’. Members of the Association should note that … Continue reading

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Come and Join Hemlock Garden Club

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