Category Archives: Green Belt

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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Broxtowe Borough Council Jobs & Economy Committee Agenda for 6 July

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: Please read the parts of the Agenda for the 6 July meeting of Broxtowe BC Jobs & Economy that are relevant to your interests and specifically to Bramcote Proposed changes to Bramcote’s Green … Continue reading

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Village Green Application 

Steve Carr writes: I have today received a letter from the County Council advising me of the progress of the application for Village Green status for the Moor Lane Playing Field. The application was advertised earlier this year and during … Continue reading

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Is It Really Now Circa 1000 Houses Being Built on Bramcote Green Belt?

Claire Taylor-Wilson writes: I have just read a link that Paul Nathaniel posted regarding The NCC and White Hills Trust land transfer deal. It’s quite clear from those emails that part of the deal will be that the new Bramcote School … Continue reading

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Will There Be Any Green-space Left in Bramcote?

George Read writes: Do any of our candidates for the local county council elections or candidates for Broxtowe MP want to protect our greenbelt? Over the last three years we have had huge areas be released for housing by successive … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Press Release about changes to Green Belt

Protecting the Borough’s greenbelt and a much needed new school for Bramcote Broxtowe Borough Council has taken a further step in meeting long term housing needs after its Jobs and Economy Committee approved recommended housing site allocations as part of … Continue reading

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Comment from Cllr. Martin Plackett

Following last night’s meeting of the Jobs and Economy Committee of Broxtowe Borough Council I list the following POSITIVE outcomes for Bramcote after changes to Greenbelt boundaries within the Ward. 1.   A brand new state of the art School for … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Planners Advice on Local Plan Part 2 Published

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: Broxtowe’s planning officers have published their advice to the Jobs and Economy Committee to consider at its meeting on 26 January. The agenda and supporting papers, including the proposals for Part 2, for the Broxtowe … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on the Future of Chetwynd Barracks

From Anna Soubry’s Newsletter and repeated here because of the effect housing development at Chetwynd Barracks will have on developments elsewhere in Broxtowe: I am holding a public meeting about the future of Chetwynd Barracks following the recent announcement that … Continue reading

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Chetwynd Barracks Being Sold

The BBC reports: The Ministry of Defence is selling off Chetwynd Barracks in Chilwell. It is one of 10 sites being released to provide land for 7,000 new homes and generate £140m, the MoD said. Editor: No need to sacrifice … Continue reading

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Bramcote Hills Community Association Planning Committee: Community Design Forum Summary Report

Paul Nathanail writes: On 26 September, Bramcote Hills Community Association’s Planning Committee hosted a Community Design Forum to gather ideas on what we would like to see happen to the land currently occupied by the council leisure centre and the … Continue reading

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Toton consultation on Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station

Broxtowe Borough Council are consulting the general public about the Strategic Location for growth in the vicinity of the proposed HS2 station.  Public ‘drop in’ sessions are being held in Toton and in Stapleford.  You are welcome to see the consultation … Continue reading

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Wanted: Urban Land for Housing‏

Paul Nathanail writes: The October 2015 issue of Broxtowe Matters includes a plea for owners or their agents to contact the council’s Planning Policy team if they have land that could augment the Council’s Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment. Such … Continue reading

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Protection of the Green Belt

Press Statement from Leader of Broxtowe Borough Council, Councillor Richard Jackson: “The Council’s Cabinet agreed to prioritise development on brownfield land in order to protect as much green belt as possible. It was also agreed the Council will work closely … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Toton One Last Chance

I publish this information which was submitted by Toton Councillor, Mia Kee, to Bramcote Today’s Facebook page. Bramcote residents should be aware that the Green Belt in Bramcote may possibly be changed to accommodate the housing requirements of the Core … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP – 10 October 2015

Hello again,     I had a very good meeting with members of Stapleford Town team – a group of traders and residents. They clearly have ability and a vision for the town and I have offered them my full support. Supporting … Continue reading

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Defending the Green Belt

Paul Nathanail sent this in as a comment on Anna Soubry’s latest newsletter and I am reproducing it here as defending the Green Belt is an important issue in Bramcote. Paul writes: The solution to defending the Green Belt – pledged … Continue reading

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‘Open Spaces Society’

The national Open Spaces Society have been in existence for over 150 years. They can help communities who wish to identify and create Open Spaces for future generations to enjoy.   Click here.

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Planning Shake-up To Get More Homes Built

This an article on the BBC website. Click on this link to read it. Within the article Business Secretary Sajid Javid is quoted as saying:”The green belt can be rightly protected. There is plenty of land which is not green … Continue reading

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Beeston Town Centre Consultation – Time is Running Out‏

Paul Nathanail writes: If our newly elected councillors are to stand a chance of keeping their promises to the electorate regarding the green belt then a start needs to be made by making best use of urban land when it … Continue reading

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