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Beginner’s Running Workshop
With GB Athlete Bruce Raeside
15th February, 6 -7pm
FREE to fitness members / £10 non members.
Always wanted to run? Unsure how to start? Learn the skills to get you out running in an easy and enjoyable way. The session will also include the best way to stretch after a run.This practical workshop takes place outdoors – please meet at Bramcote Leisure Centre reception.
Pre-booking essential as numbers strictly limited; please call Bramcote Leisure Centre; 0115 9173000
We shall be holding an intermediates running workshop on Thursday 8th March.
Four Week Nordic Walking Beginner’s Course
Starts Wednesday 14th February, 10-11am
Free for fitness members / £30 non-members.
Learn the basics of Nordic Walking in a sociable and friendly group. Enjoy a low impact full body workout that’s easy on the joints and suitable for all ages and abilities. The walks are led by a qualified Nordic Walking instructor.
This course lasts for four weeks from 14th February to 7th March.
Please book by calling Bramcote Leisure Centre; 0115 917 3000
Bridle Road, Bramcote – From a point 60 metres South of its junction with A52 Derby Road for 15 metres in a Southerly direction
From 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs Monday 26th Feb 2018 Continue reading
Last year it was agreed by the Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council that as part of the new McCarthy and Stone Development on Hickings Lane a Pedestrian Crossing would be installed on Hickings Lane.
So where is it?
The agreement was that no one will be allowed to move into the development until the Pedestrian Crossing was installed. It was also agreed it would be installed between Washington Drive and Ewe Lamb Lane.
Now speaking to McCarthy and Stone they have said they have paid Broxtowe Borough Council over £40,000 to have the Pedestrian Crossing installed.
Donna Macrae: We have arranged a meeting to organise events in Stapleford to commemorate this event.
If you would like to get involved then please come along to the Carnegie Hall, Warren Avenue, on Monday 19th Febuary for 7pm. Facebook Event Page link here. https://www.facebook.com/events/162827431027714/?ti=cl
We would like to invite local groups, organisations and businesses to get involved but we do ask that no more than 2 people attend from any group, organisation or business. You can then feed back to others.
Please note this is being organised by Stapleford Community Group and as mentioned we would like to work with groups, organisations and businesses from Stapleford.
Madam Mayor, Members, Members of the Public. I would briefly like to inform Council of important events planned in Bramcote this coming year.
As I’m sure you are all aware this year 2018 marks the end of the First World War 100 years ago in 1918.
In order to mark, commemorate and remember this occasion at my instigation Bramcote Conservation Society acting as custodians of the scheme, are working with the Borough as the Council prepares the ground and to sow in the early Spring a stream of poppies in King George V Playing Fields. Our King at the time of the Great War, as it is sometimes referred too. Continue reading
Location: o/s 221 Chilwell Lane, Bramcote
From Wednesday 31st January until Thursday 1st February 2018
09.30 – 15.30 (Daily)
Temporary 2 Way Traffic Signals
The photo on the far left was taken on Sunday 28 January. I completed the form to inform Notts County Council that evening. I received an email Monday Morning that they would be dealing with it. The Yellow Markings were placed around hole in the Road on Monday and now as shown by the 2nd Photo the job has been done by Tuesday Evening 30 January. To report other Pot Holes you need to good here.
The Pot Hole repair team may not always act this fast but well done to them this time.
Bramcote College’s U16 Netball Team certainly didn’t let the awful wind and rain stop them this weekend at Emmanuel School as they competed in the East Midlands netball regional finals. They won 3 out of 4 group matches and then won their semi-final (6-5) to play against Repton School in the final. It was both exhilarating and nerve-wracking to watch (and some people couldn’t watch) but we all should have had more faith as Bramcote College ran out 10-6 winners. Continue reading
Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust is seeking a Volunteer Co-ordinator to support the Trust and the Community Heritage Officer with the co-ordination of the volunteers for the project: ‘Bramcote Old Church Tower Community Project’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The main function of the role will be to manage the volunteers, their recruitment, training, co-ordination for particular events and roles.
If you think you might be interested in this position, read the volunteer role description Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust Volunteer Co-ordinator and make you application as shown.
Sign your kids up for some active fun this half-term. We’ve got a fantastic range of sessions and courses going on; from Scuba Diving to Kayaking, Swimming courses to Hydrorafting as well as Junior gym, and our regular £1.50 Court Frenzy and 50p football. We’ve also got free family drop-in craft activities at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood.
The Broxtowe Community stood together at a short ceremony to mark the 18th annual Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 26th January in the Walled Garden at Bramcote Hills Park.
Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Derek Burnett BEM joined thirteen-year–old Youth Mayor Alfie Russell and Deputy Youth Mayor William Mee from Alderman White School, in delivering readings to reflect the theme of this year’s event, ‘The Power of Words’. Continue reading
TICKETS are now on sale for the Broxtowe Borough Bollywood Charity Ball in aid of Wellbeing of Women – a chance to enjoy an evening filled with authentic Bollywood delights, good food and good music. So come along and dance the night away on Saturday 24 March 2018.
Year after year, the Broxtowe Borough Charity Ball has developed a reputation for providing an extra special evening, bringing together local people, their relatives and friends, plus partner organisations, councillors, officers, and supporters of the Borough. All proceeds from the Ball will this year be donated to Wellbeing of Women.
trentbarton write: We’ll be making some changes to our fares from 28 January 2018. These changes will affect our mango, student mango, zigzag and saver fares.
We understand that increases in fares are never good news, and the decision was not taken lightly. These latest changes will enable us to continue to invest in our buses, their features and latest technologies, making sure we remain the really good bus company. Continue reading
Thanks again to Cllr Richard MacRae for passing on Bramcote info:
Location: B5010, Derby Road, Bramcote
Dates Friday 26th January 2018 to Tuesday 30th January 2018
Times 08:00hours to 17:00hours
Restrictions Temporary 2 Way Traffic Signals
Description of Works New Water Supply
Enquiries to: Lewis Stacey Amey 0752 581 8421
Emergencies to: Go Traffic Management Brett Ball 0788 003 4069