Category Archives: Beeston

Who needs Skegness when you have Beeston?!!

Children and families can enjoy the feel of the sand between their toes from 22nd July to 3rd September between 10.30am and 6.00pm daily at the special ‘Beeston-on-Sands’ resort, complete with giant sand area to build sandcastles, deck chairs to … Continue reading

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Alcohol Orders to Tackle Anti-Social Behavior

Powers to help prevent anti-social behaviour as a result of alcohol consumption have been introduced in six public areas in Broxtowe.  The Council’s Community Safety Committee agreed to transfer existing Designated Public Place Orders (DPPOs) to Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) … Continue reading

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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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Beeston’s Chinese New Year celebration cancelled

Liberty Leisure Limited have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Chinese New Year celebration event that was planned to take place in Beeston Square on 28th January. “It is with a heavy heart that we have … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights switch on in Beeston 3 December

Beeston will come to light on Saturday 3rd December. This year’s event has been organised by Liberty Leisure Events on behalf of Broxtowe Borough Council. “Specsavers are delighted to be the main sponsor of the 2016 Christmas Light Switch on … Continue reading

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Explore the History of Beeston over Tea, Coffee & Cake

Beeston Town Hall will open its doors next month, giving visitors a unique opportunity to explore the history of Beeston over tea, coffee and cake, as part of this year’s National Heritage Open Days. Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, … Continue reading

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Less Disabled Friendly Access to Beeston‏

Adrian Hurst writes: Latest restrictions seem to have imposed a half mile detour through the most congested part of Beeston to access the disable parking outside the Post Office from Chilwell High Road. Happy to support the Postie who decide … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Borough Council has purchased the lease of Beeston Square

Broxtowe Borough Council has purchased the leasehold interest of Beeston Square in a multi-million pound deal to help secure the future development of the town. The Council purchased the leasehold interest from owners Henry Boot for £7.565 million following negotiations … Continue reading

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Double Rainbow Over Beeston Sainsbury’s‏ After Cloudburst Today

Photograph Sent in by Phil Sands.

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Beeston: Town of Love – Is Looking for a Leap Year Bride!

The Beeston Town Team is looking to follow with Leap Year tradition on the Monday 29th February, by inviting a lady to propose to her partner and win lots of Beeston High Street prizes! For more information contact the Beeston … Continue reading

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Future Plans for Beeston Post Office‏

Adrian Hirst writes: No wish to hog your blog but surprised no one else has posted on this. Trying to make sense of what’s happening here. Beeston Post Office seems very well patronised and has recently been fully refurbished. Relevant … Continue reading

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Transport Focus – Beeston Station Parking

Adrian Hirst has sent us recent correspondence he has had regarding parking at Beeston Station: From: Adrian Hirst To: Matthew Andrews, Transport Focus Hi Matthew Thanks for the pre-Xmas update and hope Santa has met all your expectations. Please find … Continue reading

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Land to the East of Beeston Station – Car Parking ??

Adrian Hurst has sent us a copy of an email he has received from Matthew Andrews at Transport Focus.  He adds that -‘…… Trying to keep up the momentum on this is bit like herding cats but I am pleased everything … Continue reading

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Beeston Station Parking – Broxtowe Needs Better Multi Agency Working

  Adrian Hurst writes: These review notes supplement the principal documentation on this issue. They are primarily aimed at summarising a diverse range of secondary spaghetti email trails and local blog threads. 1) Local folks recall the Old Goods Yard … Continue reading

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Transport Focus – Railway Parking on Railway Land‏

Adrian Hurst writes: Just a short note to let you know that I now have a formal acknowledgement that Transport Focus, The independent transport user watchdog, have agreed to carry out a review into Network Rail’s reluctance to release the … Continue reading

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Beeston Local News

Barry Morrison writes: I got this paper through my letter box today – Beeston Local News- and looking through it I see headlines like this: ”Major boost for businesses as customers return”, ”Business booms back in Beeston”, ”Students benefit from … Continue reading

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Nottingham Tram Could Make Beeston ‘Better Than West Bridgford’, Says Conservative MP

    Click on this link to read the Nottingham Post article about what Anna Soubry said.

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More on Disused Beeston Station Car Park

Adrian Hurst writes to inform us that he has a reply from Network Rail to his Freedom of Information Request.   This follows on from our previous post – https://bramcotetoday.org.uk/2015/06/29/disused-beeston-station-car-park/ The key abstract from my latest correspondence with Network Rail on … Continue reading

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Disused Beeston Station Car Park ??

Adrian Hurst writes:   Logically it would have seemed sensible to upgrade last year’s temporary car park at Beeston Station to alleviate increasing nuisance commuter parking on nearby residential streets etc? It seems however that the current plan is for Network Rail … Continue reading

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Beeston Welcomes Back Wilkos‏

After three years away, Wilkos is returning to Beeston in a new prominent position at the heart of the Town Centre in the Henry Boot Developments retail scheme overlooking The Square. The Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Susan … Continue reading

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