Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has paid tribute to Sir Peter Mansfield who has died.

anna-soubry-mpAnna Says: “Sir Peter Mansfield was an outstanding physicist. Sir Peter received the Nobel prize for his contribution to science notably for his pioneering work on developing the MRI scanner. This remarkable machine is now in almost every hospital in the world. MRI scanners have contributed to the detection and treatment of disease and injuries. Sir Peter was a delightful man and I met him many times at Conservative party events in Broxtowe. My thoughts are with Jean and their family.”

Readers may like to read this on the BBC Website.

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Hemlock Garden Club Meetings in February and March

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Pushing the Right Buttons

captureLaw and Order is always high on the Public Agenda, so when Nottinghamshire Police receive a statistically insignificant response to a Neighbourhood Priority Survey then it is perhaps appropriate to review if the rise Social Media has comprehensively eclipsed the traditionalist approach to local    dialogue.

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Former Golf Course Appeal

We have approximately just 23 hours in which to comment online to the Planning Inspector about the Former Golf Course Appeal.  You may make your comments to Michael Joyce the Inspector at the Planning Inspectorate website. Here

https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ViewCase.aspx?caseid=3162096

If you have not done already you will need to register.   You will need a ‘User Name’, ’email address’ and create a Password.   You also have to give your own postal address and telephone number.  You will be sent an email and then need to respond to that email.

Your Comments must be made on or before 4.00 pm on 9 February.

It is unfortunate that the Planning Inspectorate Website will be closed for essential maintenance work between 6.30pm and 23.30pm  today Wednesday 8 February.

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‘Broxtowe Girls Can’ campaign won for Libert Leisure

Dan Dickerson from Proludic, Frankie Freeman and Anna Smith-Clare from Liberty Leisure and Notts County players Scott Loach and Rob Milsom.

Dan Dickerson from Proludic, Frankie Freeman and Anna Smith-Clare from Liberty Leisure and Notts County players Scott Loach and Rob Milsom.

Liberty Leisure are celebrating after winning Sporting Project of the Year at the Nottinghamshire Sports Awards for their ‘Broxtowe Girls Can’ campaign.

Liberty Leisure’s Get Active Team picked up the award at the event on Wednesday 1st February from their campaign to inspire women across the Borough to get active.  Continue reading

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Anna Soubry MP has defied the Tory Whip today

Our MP Anna Soubry was one of Seven Conservative rebels.  Read here at his article on the BBC Website.

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ROADWORKS BULLETIN – Lawrence Street, Stapleford – Road Closure

There will be temporary closures between  08:00hrs Monday 13th February 2017 to 17:00hrs Thursday 16th February 2017. See roadworks-bulletin and map for details.

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Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust Quiz Night Saturday 4 March 2017

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News From Broxtowe Liberal Democrats 4 February 2017

Liberal Democrats LogoDavid Watts writes on: 1. Election Agreement, 2. Tory U Turn on Housing, 3. Chinese New Year, 4. Lib Dem Website, 5. Council Website, 6. Council Tax Rises, 7. Nottinghamshire Economic Development Capital Fund, 8. Free WiFi in Stapleford Town Centre, 9. Blue Badge Consultation, 10. Green Garden Waste, 11. Hall on Wong Park, 12. New Chief Constable. Continue reading

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Introducing Safer Communities Forums to South Broxtowe

The collaboration of Beeston, Chilwell and Stapleford clusters Priority Setting Meetings (PSM) was proposed and discussed at Stapleford PSMs in 2016 and the first joint meeting took place on 17 January 2017 at The Meeting Place, Stapleford. The concept of restructuring the meetings to emphasise joined up thinking and working together, rather than the restrictive setting of priorities, was discussed and agreed.

For further details of Safer Communities Forums plus current crime updates, please click here.

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Libdems and Greens agree not to oppose each other in the May Election.

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Katharina Boettge a member of the Green Party writes:  We are excited to announce that we have agreed on an electoral alliance for the upcoming County Council elections in May. The Libdems and Greens have agreed to not oppose and in deed endorse each other in some wards.

We recognise these political difficult times, and want to offer a different way to politics. Positive politics for change. We hope that this marks a start for future cooperation.  Kind regards, Kat

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People in Nottingham will benefit from improved Green Travel options

This we hope will mean more and improved Cycle Paths.  See here 

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New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

Electric buses are being introduced on Nottingham’s Park & Ride bus services on Monday (30 January) – creating the UK’s first all-electric Park and Ride service.

See here at City of Nottingham Website.

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Broxtowe BC have updated their Website

A brand new website has been launched by Broxtowe Borough Council to make it quicker and easier than ever before for residents to do it online.

After months of planning, consulting on the design and implementing a full redesign the website finally launched last week at www.broxtowe.gov.uk  Continue reading

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Victim Care

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Comment from Nick Palmer about Trump and his travel ban

nick-palmerThere’s a petition which you might like to consider here, suggesting that President Trump should not be invited for a State Visit (as Mrs May has provisionally agreed). It’s nuanced in that it accepts that as head of Government it’s reasonable for him to come for discussions, during which one hopes he will hear alternative views, but that in view of his behaviour it’s inappropriate to single him out for the honour of a State Visit with all the pomp and ceremony given to special guests. If you’d like to sign it, it’s here: Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

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There’s some important news on a number of local matters notably the HS2 event at Trowell.  

As I said before the EU Referendum, I will respect and honour the result and so will be voting for the Bill which will begin the process of our leaving the EU. I have said this for many months now.  I appreciate and understand why so many constituents will be deeply disappointed by my decision and I know marginally more – will be very pleased. I believe almost everyone is getting somewhat bored by Brexit and wants us to get on with it.   Continue reading

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Space for Hire

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Free Wi-Fi for Stapleford Town Centre

Visitors to Stapleford town centre will be able to benefit from free Wi-Fi, after Broxtowe Borough Council’s Jobs and Economy Committee approved plans last night.   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 The Part 2 Local Plan.

Leader of the Council, Councillor Richard Jackson said: “Some Green Belt boundary change was unavoidable given the scale of the housing challenge we face but this has been kept to a minimum and by bringing forward previously developed sites we have been able to protect areas including Nuthall and Nethergreen, north of Eastwood.” Continue reading

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