Category Archives: Nottinghamshire County Council

Road Improvements in Bramcote 

Cllr. Martin Plackett reports: As many residents will have read the new Conservative controlled County Council have ‘set aside’, in addition to a planned capitol maintenance programme additional monies for road improvements throughout the whole of Nottinghamshire. In the light … Continue reading

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Proposal for Reducing Speed Limit on Coventry Lane from 60 to 50mph.

Councillor Richard MacRae draws our attention to this proposal: Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

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£15.26m plan for extra adult social care support in Notts announced

Proposals on how Nottinghamshire County Council will spend £15.26m of additional Government funding to support adult social care this year have been announced. The Chancellor’s budget statement on 8 March announced an extra £2bn of funding for local authorities to … Continue reading

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Proposed Waiting Restrictions on Ewe Lamb Lane, Marshall Drive and Lyndale Road

Councillor Richard MacRae has drawn our attention to a consultation on by Nottinghamshire County Council on proposed waiting restrictions on Ewe Lamb Lane, Marshall Drive and Lyndale Road. Click on this link to see the details.

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Moor Lane Playing Fields – A Village Green?

Visitors to the Moor Lane playing fields may observe new notices of a Nottinghamhire County Council consultation on whether the playing fields merit designation as a village green. Almost two years ago residents and other users of the land filled … Continue reading

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County Council Submits Replacement Nottinghamshire Minerals Local Plan

Paul Nathanail, Chair, Bramcote Neighbourhood Forum writes: One of the things our County Council does for us is prepare the county minerals plan. Following consultation earlier in the year, the proposed plan has just been submitted to the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Puppy warning for Notts dog lovers

Nottinghamshire County Council have posted a warning on their website suggesting that there are traders importing illegally dogs into this country.  If you are thinking of purchasing a pet this Christmas you should take care.  To find out more click here.

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Nottinghamshire County Council’s Consideration Of Rights Of Way Issues In Nottinghamshire Is Not Fit For Purpose

Councillor Stan Heptinstall writes: County Councillors are able to give a short speech at the meetings of the County Council on constituency matters, and the text of the speech I delivered yesterday is reproduced below: Colleagues Our consideration of Rights … Continue reading

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Beware of Cold Callers Claiming Building Work Needs Carrying Out

Tim Watson (Trading Standards, Trading Standards Officer, Nottinghamshire) writes: Nottinghamshire County Council’s Trading Standards team have received reports of two vulnerable residents in the Borough of Gedling being targeted by cold callers claiming they needed guttering work carrying out. In … Continue reading

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Notts County Council wish to raise Awareness of Falls

Older people are being reminded of the dangers of falls as part of Falls Awareness Day this week (22 September). One in three people aged over 65 – and half of those aged over 80 – fall at least once … Continue reading

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£1 million Refurbishment for Beeston Library

Inspire’s commitment to creating innovative and modern spaces continues with the planned £1m refurbishment of Beeston Library. Work starts when the library closes at 4pm on Saturday, 1 October and will last for up to nine months. The project will … Continue reading

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Free Childcare for 3 & 4 Year Olds – Have Your Say!

The Families Information Service, Nottinghamshire County Council write: From September 2017, parents of 3 and 4-year-old children, who work at least 16 hours per week, will be entitled to 30 hours per week free childcare in term time only, or … Continue reading

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The Nottinghamshire Outstanding Achievement 4Uth Award 2016

The Nottinghamshire Outstanding Achievement 4Uth Award is a Nottinghamshire County Council initiative which is being supported by the Nottingham Post to celebrate the achievements of young people across the County. Click on The Nottinghamshire Outstanding Achievement 4Uth Award 2016 for full details … Continue reading

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Beware of Bogus Cold Callers Falsely Claiming to be Working for Nottinghamshire County Council Highways Department

Tim Watson (Trading Standards, Trading Standards Officer, Nottinghamshire) writes: We have received reports of a trader approaching residents falsely claiming to be working for Nottinghamshire County Council Highways Department and offering to carry out driveway maintenance work. Nottinghamshire County Council … Continue reading

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Bridle Road Repair

John Sallis writes: Over the past few months I have had a number of emails with the County highways concerning the numerous and deepening potholes in Bridle Road. They are damaging for cars and dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists. The … Continue reading

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Notts County Council – New Help Yourself Web Site

Councillor Jacky Williams has informed us of a new website that is designed to help people find information about a whole range of organisations and services including: activities, groups and events in your local community childcare providers support for children and … Continue reading

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Useful Web Site‏: www. nottshelpyourself.org.uk

Councillor Jackie Williams writes: This web site is extremely useful for adults, families, communities etc. It will be relaunched on April 1st, although it is currently accessible. For those who do not have access to the Internet, the customer service centre … Continue reading

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Trader Cold Calling Selling Fish

Tim Watson (Trading Standards, Trading Standards Officer, Nottinghamshire) writes: Nottinghamshire residents are being warned about door-to-door fish salesmen who are visiting residents and trying to persuade them to buy fish. Residents are presented with fish that is largely unlabelled and … Continue reading

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Single Council Plan Scrapped

Motion to scrap district and borough councils and move towards a Nottinghamshire unitary authority defeated. But all of the Tories backed it, including the leader of Broxtowe, Richard Jackson, who effectively voted to abolish his own council. Source: BBC Local … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire County Council: We’re Ready for the Winter Weather

Councillor Jackie Williams has forwarded this information from Nottinghamshire County Council: Gritting Update Gritting crews are ready to respond with cold temperatures and possible wintry showers forecast over the next few days, particularly Thursday and Friday of this week. Helping … Continue reading

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