Category Archives: Community Concern

HAVE YOUR SAY ON BROXTOWE BIN POLICY

BROXTOWE BOROUGH COUNCIL is urging residents to have their say on changes to its missed bin policy, as part of a review of the recycling service. The Council is reviewing its missed bin policy as its current system is being … Continue reading

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#Crime Not To Care

Fly-tipping in this country is reaching epidemic proportions. A recent report revealed that many local authorities are dealing with up to 50 incidents a day, with some dealing with up to 100 per day. Research carried out by Keep Britain … Continue reading

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Heroes needed for litter pick on Friday 3 March at Hickings Lane recreation Ground

LITTER PICKERS and bin bags will be at the ready in Stapleford and Eastwood next week thanks to two tidy events organised by Broxtowe Borough Council, as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s The Big Tidy Up campaign. Local people are … Continue reading

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Joint working on anti-social behaviour and disorder in Broxtowe

Close partnership working between licensed premises, Nottinghamshire Police, Broxtowe Borough Council and Pubwatch has reaped rewards to reduce anti-social behaviour and disorder in an area of Broxtowe. In a bid to tackle incidents of violence in some public houses in … Continue reading

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Hemlock happenings, but why?

Paul Stain has asked Bramcote Today to try and find out why the down hill bike trails are being demolished at Hemlock Woods. He says:” “The MTB down hill runs at Hemlock were some of the best in the area, … Continue reading

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Future Use of Land in the Bramcote Hills – Moor Lane Area

Bramcote Hills Community Association is keenly following potential developments regarding the future use of land in the Bramcote Hills – Moor Lane area. The chair of the Association’s Planning Committee, Paul Nathanail and the Chair of the Association, Steve Austin, … Continue reading

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Toxic Smell

Graham Taylor writes: Some time ago I complained to the then MP Nick Palmer, about the toxic smell emanating from Stanton by Dale Recycling Plants. In the last few days the smell is back. Especially today 22 October, with a … Continue reading

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We’ll Keep You Posted

Signs at the entrances to the Coventry Lane playing fields from Moor Lane have been removed. Whoever has removed them should realise there has been a similar sign near the main entrance to the playing fields for years. Its still … Continue reading

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School Field Sign Vandalised

This sign is at the Moor Lane entrance to the playing field adjacent to Coventry Lane. One can’t condone this action but it is a clear indicator of feeling within the community regarding the installation of these signs.

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New Signs Cause Concern

These signs have appeared at the entrances to the school grounds on Moor Lane: The signs appear to prohibit the use of the school playing fields despite assurances to the contrary. I haven’t yet checked to see what signage there … Continue reading

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4 Year Old Child Pricked By Syringe On Bramcote Park

Councillor Richard MacRae has asked us to share this important information. Click on this link.

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Bramcote Golf Course Development Plans – More Observations

Alan Feebery writes: There does not appear to be adequate car parking for visitors and staff?. My sister is in an alms house complex, of 30 dwellings and they are extending the car park to 12 places, as the present six … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Golf Course Development Plans – Report on Public Meeting

A public meeting called by Bramcote Hills Open Space Protection Group (a sub-committee of Bramcote Hills Community Association) was held yesterday evening in the Main Hall in Bramcote College, Moor Lane to discuss the the outline planning application for Bramcote … Continue reading

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Ebola – Government Sleep-walking to Disaster?

We have all seen or read about the explosion of Ebola cases in West Africa where containment has been hampered by very limited medical resources in countries ravaged by civil war. We we impressed by the treatment of the nurse … Continue reading

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Say No To Monster Behaviour

Enjoy Halloween without becoming a monster later this month, by respecting Broxtowe Borough’s ‘No Trick or Treat’ Campaign. Broxtowe Borough Council have again teamed up with Nottinghamshire Police to urge local people to help put a stop to the anti-social … Continue reading

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Fight The Closure of Kingsbridge Way, Chilwell

Amanda Giles writes: You may have seen me on local TV, read about my fight in the Nottingham Post and listened to me on Radio Nottingham. Below is the letter that I am sending to Muriel Weisz Chair of Adult … Continue reading

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Warning for Computer Users

Samantha Hancock (Police, Pre Crime Unit Manager, Nottinghamshire) provides us with a Warning from the UK National Crime Agency. This warning is not intended to cause you panic but we cannot over-stress the importance of taking these steps immediately.

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Update from Anna Soubry re problem parking in Attenborough

Hello, This is just a short email to tell you about the meeting I held today to try and solve the problem of parking in Attenborough. I met representatives of East Midlands Trains, Network Rail, Cemex and Councillors Steve Calvert … Continue reading

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Fraudulent use of Blue Badges

Having witnessed a seemingly perfectly able Family walk away from a vehicle parked in a Disabled Parking Bay at Tesco in Beeston a few days ago.  I am pleased that Councils are fighting the fraudulent use of Blue Badges.   See this … Continue reading

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Lost and Found Property

The subject of lost property has been discussed, more than once, at the Bramcote CAT meetings.  With the closure of the Stapleford Police Station, are you realistically expected to drive/get on a bus to Beeston to report a “loss” or … Continue reading

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