Category Archives: Good Idea

Possible 25p levy on takeaway coffee cups

The environmental audit committee today published a report on coffee cups wastage and the effects caused. They found that the UK produces 30,000 tonnes of coffee cup related waste each year and less than 0.25% is recycled. MPs are calling … Continue reading

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Defibrillators in Bramcote

Councillor Martin Plackett writes: I have today been informed that my negotiations with Broxtowe Borough Council to instal two life saving defibrillators for Bramcote have been successful.   One is currently being installed at the Memorial  Hall in the village … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to recycle your real Christmas Tree

Don’t forget to recycle your real Christmas tree by taking it along to one of the County Council’s recycling centres. For every 50 tonnes of real trees sent for recycling throughout January, Veolia will donate £100 to The Royal British … 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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Broxtowe Borough Council offer ‘Whats on Where’ – ‘WOW’

Christmas is coming and if you want to know what events are happening in your area over the Festive Season or have a community event to promote, Broxtowe Borough Council’s What’s on Where online events calendar can help. The ‘WOW’ … Continue reading

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Free Dog Microchipping This Winter

Dog owners can microchip their pets for free at three additional drop-in events across Broxtowe Borough over the next three months, following two successful events over the summer. Three more events have been organised for October, November and December, to … Continue reading

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Residents and Visitors are encouraged to recycle by Broxtowe BC

Broxtowe Borough Council has installed new ‘dual’ bins to help make it easier for local people to do their bit when it comes to recycling.  The new bins have been installed in Broxtowe’s town centres, with two more to follow … Continue reading

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Linda MacRae proposes a Special Day for our Posties

After helping to deliver leaflets around my neighbourhood, I would like to give a big THANK YOU to our Posties.   I never realised the difficulty involved.  

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