Category Archives: Broxtowe Borough Council

Silver Award for Broxtowe Neighbourhood Wardens

Broxtowe Borough Council’s Neighbourhood Wardens have been awarded silver in the Community Animal Welfare Footprints and RSPCA Innovator awards for their stray dog service. The team have won Bronze for the past two years. The Silver Stray Dog Footprint award … Continue reading

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Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum Consultation Meetings: 27 September and 11 October

Consultation Meetings 27 September and 11 October on the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan All Bramcote residents should have received the consultation draft of the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan. It is available on the Forum’s website http://bramcoteneighbourhoodforum.org.uk/ Broxtowe has since issued its draft … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Borough Council Local Plan Part 2

Councillor Martin Plackett writes:- I Hope this part of the Plan with its especial reference to BRAMCOTE will be useful to residents as they respond to the Consultation’ CONSULTATION BROXTOWE PART 2 PLAN Today begins the 6 week consultation period … Continue reading

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Flowers Galore!

Broxtowe Borough Council is moving towards making its flower beds more environmentally friendly. In previous years the Council planted its 171 flower beds with traditional bedding. Last year the Council trialled the planting of urban meadows at a number of … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

On Saturday 9th September the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum are opening their doors for FREE.  Enjoy a taster tour of the ground floor of the museum and see an interactive demonstration of the Victorian Wash-house.  The day is part of … Continue reading

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Topping up for safe play in Broxtowe

With the summer holidays in full swing, Broxtowe Borough Council is ensuring its parks are safe by topping up the bark surface on all of its play areas. Approximately 75 tonnes of additional play bark will be added to the … Continue reading

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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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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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£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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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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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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Broxtowe Parks Retain Their Longstanding Green Flag Awards

Bramcote Hills Park and Colliers Woods have retained their prestigious Green Flag Awards for their high environmental standards and well maintained facilities. Bramcote Hills Park now celebrates 11 consecutive years as a Green Flag award winner, with Colliers Wood close … Continue reading

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Summer Family Fun in Broxtowe

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Tackling Summer Pests

Longer days and warmer temperatures signal the start of the Great British Summertime, but can also mean an increase in pests and creepy critters in your home and garden. Broxtowe Borough Council is reminding residents what to do if they … Continue reading

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Elderly Dogs Abandoned in Cossall

After two elderly Jack Russell Terriers were found abandoned in a car park in Cossall, Broxtowe Borough Council is reminding residents about responsible dog ownership. Harvey, 12, and Hector, 13, were found by a member of the public on 4th … Continue reading

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Free WI-FI now in Stapleford

Free WI-FI is now available in Stapleford Town Centre thanks to £25,000 investment from Broxtowe Borough Council and government grants. Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Halimah Khaled MBE joined local business owners and Councillors yesterday (Thursday 6th July) … Continue reading

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Letter to Chair of Broxtowe BC Jobs & Economy Committee

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: Please find below a copy of the letter I emailed Councillor Tony Harper yesterday. Cllr Harper sent a friendly acknowledgement to the email copied to our MP, Bramcote Councillors and the head of … Continue reading

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