Author Archives: Steve Austin

Bramcote CAT Meeting Agenda – 4 September 2017

Click on Bramcote CAT Agenda for Meeting on 4 September 2017 See also Neighbourhood Watch update September 2017 which will be presented at the meeting.

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Cookies Pond Bramcote – Flood Alleviation Works

Paul Summers, Broxtowe Borough Council, writes to Councillors Plackett, Doddy and Gould: Please note that following on from the recent potential overflow and flooding of Cookies pond( Westbourne Ct , Bramcote), Ms Adcock the Environment teams Project Officer  (she has … Continue reading

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Conservative Councillor, Lee Fletcher, Secures a Stall for the Toton and Chilwell Neighbourhood Forum!

Councillor Fletcher writes: I am pleased to announce that the Forum will be present at the Chilwell Play Day taking place on Monday 14th August. Working with the Forum and the Council, I have managed to secure a late admission … Continue reading

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Kids Competition for Dinosaurs of China

Roar-some competition gives Nottingham’s children a chance to win a bean bag starring their own ‘dream dinosaur’ ● Inspired by the Dinosaurs of China exhibition in Nottingham ● Entrants must be aged 11 and under; competition open from Monday 10th … Continue reading

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More on Cookie’s Pond Ilkeston Road

Further updates from Councillor Martin Plackett:- Just left the site having viewed the Councils sterling work to avert a serious flood. Staff have been on duty through out the night and are taking steps to view the outlet with a … Continue reading

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Cookie’s Pond Ilkeston Road

Broxtowe Borough Council Bramcote Ward Councillor Martin Plackett writes:- Thanks to Broxtowe Borough Council’s staff’s sterling work serious flooding was averted last evening from Cookie’s Pond on Ilkeston Road in BRAMCOTE.   The site is continuing to be monitored by the Council.   … Continue reading

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Bramcote Conservatives Invite All Friends and Supporters to Join Them for Their Annual Hog Roast.

Click on Hog Roast 2017 for details and how to book.

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£1000 Raised For Women’s Charity

A great British summer garden party has helped raised £1,000 for Wellbeing of Women, a charity which funds research into women’s reproductive health and childbirth. The Mayor of Broxtowe, Councillor Halimah Khaled MBE is supporting Wellbeing of Women as her … Continue reading

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Party in the Park 12 August

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News From Anna Soubry MP 4 August 2017

This will be the last newsletter for a few weeks as I am off on holiday first thing tomorrow. The office will of course remain open and I will be checking my emails on a regular basis (as much as … Continue reading

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Stapleford Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Planning At The Playday Margaret Downie, Town Clerk, Stapleford Town Council writes: Stapleford Town Council is almost ready to take its draft Neighbourhood Plan out to public consultation. As pretaster to the public consultations Town Councillors and members of … Continue reading

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New Homes off Stapleford Lane

Councillor Lee Fletcher  a Borough Councillor for Toton and Chilwell Meadows writes regarding the planning application from Peveril Homes: One day after the proposed HS2 route was confirmed at Toton, Peveril Homes lodged their application to build 253 homes on … Continue reading

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News From Anna Soubry MP 22 July 2017

There have been an abundance of fetes, fairs and carnivals over the past few weeks and my thanks to all the organisers (more in the diary section). Parliament has risen for the summer recess and like other MPs I will … Continue reading

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The Bone of Contention – The Toton-Stapleford Boundary on Toton Lane/Stapleford Lane

A screen grab from Street View (2016) on Google Maps. The tram terminus is in Stapleford. The boundary crosses the road and goes along the path by the electrical sub station. You can check out the boundary signs for yourself … Continue reading

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HS2 Compensation Scheme Extended in Long Eaton and Trowell

It comes after a campaign was started by Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry. Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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Plans to Build as Many as 500 Homes in Stapleford

Councillor Richard MacRae writes. If anyone would like to look at the plans for the Toton Lane Development they are on display at Stapleford Town Council. Carnegie Hall, Warren Avenue, Stapleford. You can call the Town Clerk on 0115 939 … Continue reading

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Plan to Build as Many as 500 Homes in Stapleford Submitted One Day After HS2 Route Approved

A plan has been submitted to build as many as 500 new houses in Stapleford – just one day after the route of HS2 was given final approval. The self-contained development, on Toton Lane, also includes plans for an 80-bed … Continue reading

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Reopening of Beeston Library

Beeston Library will re-open on Saturday 5th August 2017 following extensive refurbishment. The library closed last year to enable a series of improvements to the building’s infrastructure, including: • New roof, windows, ceiling, lights, flooring and heating system. • New … Continue reading

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HS2 is Coming – So What Exactly is Happening at Toton?

Read the Nottingham Post article. Within the article Dr John Disney, transport researcher at Nottingham Business School, said: “The biggest issue with Toton is that it’s not Nottingham and it’s not Derby. It will be a place of departure, rather than … Continue reading

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Electrification of Nottingham To London Railway Line Is Scrapped

A serious loss for Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. See Nottingham Post Article See BBC Website

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