Author Archives: Steve Austin

trentbarton Bus Services Over The Bank Holiday Weekend 29 April – 2 May

This is how trentbarton will be running over the bank Holiday weekend: Saturday 29 April – normal Saturday service including nightbuses Sunday 30 April – normal Sunday service Monday 1 May – Sunday service on all buses Tuesday 2 May … Continue reading

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How YOU Can Help Towards Helping the Hemlock Happening Grow Even Bigger and Better!

The organisers of the Hemlock Happening applied to Tesco’s “Bags of Help” scheme with the aim of attracting extra funding to make this annual event even bigger and better, and have just heard that they have been shortlisted for an … Continue reading

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Happy 20th Birthday Beeston and Chilwell Garden Trail!

A date for your diary! This year is the 20th that our popular Beeston and Chilwell Garden Trail has been running, so please make a note of Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June, 1.00-5.00pm. If you haven’t joined us before … Continue reading

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Beeston and Chilwell Garden Trail


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Alderman White and Bramcote College Celebrate Following Inspection Success.

Staff and students at Alderman White School in Chilwell and Bramcote College 6th Form are celebrating following their recent Ofsted inspection. Inspectors found that all aspects of the school and College, – Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Personal Development, Behaviour and … Continue reading

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Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum AGM 9 May 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum will be held on 9 May 2017 starting at 19.45 in the Bramcote Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote‎. Members of the Forum are welcome to take part and vote. Non members … Continue reading

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Is it Appropriate for the Chair of the Neighbourhood Forum to Run for Political Office and Remain Chair?

Councillor Richard MacRae observes: Si Frost is the Chair of Stapleford Neighbourhood Plan. He is standing as a Liberal Democrat Candidate for the Toton, Chilwell and Attenborough Electoral Division of Notinghamshire County Council. Tim Hallam is Vice Chair of Stapleford … Continue reading

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Bramcote CAT Meeting 5 June 2017

Councillor Martin Plackett writes: General Election purdah unfortunately means that our June Meeting will have to be cancelled. The next Bramcote CAT will be on Monday 4 September in Bramcote Memorial Hall at 7.00pm. Will re invite you to the … Continue reading

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Is it Appropriate for the Chair of the Neighbourhood Forum to Run for Political Office and Remain Chair?

Chris Cooke writes: I don’t believe it is appropriate for an individual who is chair of an apolitical organisation to be running for political office else the whole thing risks becoming a political football in the county elections. I think … Continue reading

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Greens Say No to Fracking

Green Kat Boettge and Baroness Jenny Jones visit fracking site in Nottinghamshire. Notts County Council Candidate Kat Boettge and the Green peer of the House of Lords Jenny Jones visited the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest and Tinker Lane near … Continue reading

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News From Broxtowe Liberal Democrats 23 April 2017

David Watts writes on: 1. General Election, 2. Bramcote Park Café, 3. County Council Elections, 4. Toton HS2 Station, 5. Bramcote School redevelopment, 6. Police Recruitment, 7. Nursing Home Problems, 8. Free Easter Meals, 9. Five Pound Notes, 10. Hospitals … Continue reading

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County Council Elections: Online Event with Paul Nathanail

Sunday 23 April at 8pm – Another chance to hear Paul Nathanail Explain Why He Is Standing in Bramcote & Beeston North for Election to Nottinghamshire County Council Thank you to those who registered for yesterday’s webinar. In response to … Continue reading

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News From Anna Soubry MP 22 April 2017

Anna Soubry writes: Standing to be re-elected as your MP Broxtowe Conservatives have unanimously re-selected me as their candidate to stand in June’s General Election. I am delighted and honoured to be seeking re-election as your MP.

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Nick Palmer is Putting Name Forward to be Labour Party Candidate in General Election

Nick Palmer writes: This is a collective interim reply to your comments, as I’m completely overwhelmed by the response. Approaching 400 emails have come in, 98% of them urging me to put my name forward for consideration, and in many … Continue reading

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Invitation to Hear Paul Nathanail Explain Why He Is Standing for Election

Paul Nathanail is holding an online meeting at 5pm Saturday 22 April… More details at: This is a chance to hear about why he is standing for election in Bramcote and Beeston North and to ask him any questions … Continue reading

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Dr. John Doddy Runs the London Marathon

Dr. John Doddy is running the London Marathon this Sunday 23rd April for Breast Cancer Research . 50, 000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed every year . One in eight of all women will be diagnosed with breast … Continue reading

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Will There Be Any Green-space Left in Bramcote?

George Read writes: Do any of our candidates for the local county council elections or candidates for Broxtowe MP want to protect our greenbelt? Over the last three years we have had huge areas be released for housing by successive … Continue reading

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Nick Palmer – The General Election

Nick Palmer writes: I’ve been asked by Labour whether I’d like to be considered as our candidate for Broxtowe. I need to decide by this weekend, so I thought I’d consult you. 10% of the homes in Broxtowe get my … Continue reading

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Community Exhibition Consultation on New School and Residential Development on Coventry Lane Playing Fields

Click on the link to see the display of information at yesterday’s consultation. Development Proposals Public Exhibition Source: White Hills Park Federation website.

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Nottinghamshire County Council Elections 4 May 2017 Stapleford and Broxtowe Central Electoral Division

We have received the manifesto for John Doddy and John Longdon, the Conservative Party candidates. Click on Stapleford and Broxtowe Central Electoral Division Conservative Party candidates’ manifesto Click on this link to read more about the candidates for the Stapleford and … Continue reading

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