Category Archives: A52

UPDATE: Two men charged in connection with fatal collision on A52 last November

Cllr MacRae advised: Officers have charged two men in connection with a fatal collision. Two men were pronounced dead at the scene following the crash involving two cars and a lorry in Derby Road, Bramcote, on Friday 25 November 2016. … Continue reading

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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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Response to petition for traffic enforcement on A52

The Department for Transport have responded to Bramcote campaigner Tony Smith’s petition calling for traffic enforcement measures along the A52 in Bramcote and Beeston. Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry presented Tony’s petition of over 1600 signatures to Parliament in February. In … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again, With more evidence today of the dangerous times we live in, it’s difficult to look forward to the forthcoming Easter break. I am taking a few days off and very much hope you too have an enjoyable time … Continue reading

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Press Release on the A52 in Broxtowe

Bramcote campaigner Tony Smith will meet the Roads Minister following a series of serious accidents on the A52. Two people died last year and there was another very serious accident between the Priory Island and Bramcote roundabout a few weeks … Continue reading

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Sherwin Island & A52

Councillor Martin Plackett reports:  Plans for grass cutting by Highways England along the urban stretch of the A52 are planned for this Friday.   Broxtowe Borough Council Environment  Team will also be undertaking maintenance work  on the Island too when traffic … Continue reading

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Road traffic incident on A52 last night

There was yet another incident on the A52 in Bramcote this Friday night on the stretch approaching the Sherwin Arms Roundabout, involving up to 10 vehicles being damaged, over a 100 yard stretch, both on the road and parked on Resident’s frontages.  … Continue reading

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Press Release from Anna Soubry MP

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry will tomorrow (Tuesday 28th February) present a petition in Parliament calling for anti-speeding measures on the A52 in Bramcote. Local campaigner Tony Smith organised the petition which has attracted over 1,600 names in just a few … Continue reading

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Dead Line for A52 Petition is Wednesday 4th January

The Petition must be delivered to any one of he various collection points on or before Wednesday 4th January 2017.   The collection Points are – The White Lion Pub on Town Street, the Bramcote Post Office, Derby Road or any of our … Continue reading

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Councillor Martin Plackett – Speech to Broxtowe Borough Council on A52 Accident

At the Full Council Meeting of Broxtowe Borough Council on 14 December 2016, Councillor Martin Plackett made a Member’s Ward Issue Speech on the recent accident on the A52. Click on this link to read the speech.

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Traffic Enforcement Measures on the A52

Following the very serious recent accident our MP, Anna Soubry, has written to Jim O’Sullivan, Chief Executive of Highways England expressing grave concerns about the lack of any traffic enforcement measures on the A52 in Broxtowe. You can read the … Continue reading

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Petition to urge Government to install traffic enforcement measures on A52

A petition is now underway to have some form of permanent 24 hour traffic enforcement measures installed along the busy A52 between Bardill’s Island and the Priory Island. A lot of local residents have expressed concern over the excessive speeding … Continue reading

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Another incident on A52 – Road Closed for about 9 hours.

Jackie Williams informs us:  The A52 at Bramcote was closed in both directions yesterday (Sunday 4 December) following a police incident. A car was cited by officers as driving erratically just before 1pm. It stopped and three men got out, … Continue reading

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Sherwin Island maintenance this Friday

Paul Summers has advised that this Friday 28th October arrangements have/are being put in place to undertake a scheduled maintenance visit to the island. The works in hand will include the following: 1. Hand weeding the larger weeds 2. Spraying … Continue reading

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A Further Up-date on The Sherwin Island

Councillor Martin Plackett reports a further up-date on Sherwin Island: I have received an e-mail from Malcolm Dangerfield of Highways England which contains the following referring to Bramcote.

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Update on Sherwin Island

Councillor Martin Plackett reports on the Sherwin Island. I have today received an e-mail from Broxtowe Borough Council’s Environment Team. A horticultural maintenance visit is planned with AMEY, Highways England’s Contractor providing Traffic Management, for late October when the Team … Continue reading

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Roadworks A52 Derby Road, Bramcote (Near Its junction With Bridle Way)

Monday 5th September 2016 09:30 hours to 15:30 hours lane closure to replace manhole cover. See A52 Derby Road Bramcote Traffic Signals Bulletin for details.

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Sherwin Island and the A52

Councillor Martin Plackett reports: I have this morning just viewed the Sherwin Island from the Bridge. Whilst central reservation grass cutting and traffic management has been in place on the A 52, Broxtowe Borough Council Environment Team have for two … Continue reading

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A52 Grass Cutting, Sherwin Island Maintenance and Cleaning the Sherwin Island Bridge

Cllr Martin Plackett has just emailed to advise, “Just received this e-mail from Steven Turvey Highways England Asset Manager for Nottinghamshire in response to my request for dates for the next grass cutting on the A 52, so allowing the … Continue reading

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Maintenance of the A52 may hopefully Improve

From tomorrow Friday, 1 July, Highways England are changing how they operate in Area 7 (East Midlands) and as a result A-one+ will no longer be carrying out management and maintenance of the network on their behalf.  For more information see … Continue reading

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