Author Archives: Mike Johnson

We are updating our Website

In the near future you will see some changes to our site.  The heading will be one of the first changes you will notice.  We are officially launching the new version of our website at the CAT Meeting on Monday … Continue reading

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Councillor Martin Plackett informs Broxtowe BC meeting of events planned in Bramcote

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 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Pot Hole Repair Team

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 … Continue reading

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Community Reflects On Holocaust At Annual Memorial Event

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 … Continue reading

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Enews from the Liberal Democrate Party edited by Councillor Steve Carr

Hello.  My name is Steve Carr, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Bramote and Beeston North and Borough Councillor for Beeston North. I have taken over the editing of this newsletter from David Watts, who is currently up to his neck in … Continue reading

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Work has started on Old Golf Course

I understand that this work that is being done in the Old Golf Course is preparatory before detailed planning permission is applied for.

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MediLink bus charges reversed

The Medilink bus, which serves the Queen’s Medical Centre and City Hospital, is now free for County Concessionary bus pass holders again after charges introduced by Nottingham City Council last March were reversed. From 2 January 2018 the previous restriction … Continue reading

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Councillor Martin Plackett seeks retention of Greenbelt status in Bramcote.’

‘Thank you Chairman for giving me the opportunity to speak briefly to your committee.’ > > ‘I would first and foremost like to thank Bramcote’s Neighbourhood Forum for its diligence and hard work as it comes close to completing its … Continue reading

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Bramcote Forum Meeting 25 January 2018

Please come along to hear the outcome of the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan Consultation Over 200 Bramcote residents and businesses in Bramcote responded to the consultation draft of the Bramcote Neighbourhood Plan.  Thank you to all those who contributed to the … Continue reading

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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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A Very Happy Christmas to all our Readers – From the Editors Steve Austin Sue Sambells & Mike Johnson

We trust that 2018 will be a good year for you all and that you will continue to support us in the future.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Anna Soubry MP

Mike Johnson has won this year’s Christmas card competition with his photograph of people sledging in King George’s Park, Bramcote.  My thanks to all the entrants and congratulations to the runners-up Steve Adams and Chris Davis.  Bramcote resident Mike, is a keen … Continue reading

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Vending Machine for Homeless in Nottingham – A World First

Councillor John Doddy a Trustee of Action Hunger  demonstrates how to use the new vending machine that has been installed in the Intu Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. To see more information about this please visit the Nottingham Post Article here.

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,   Lots of people who follow politics will know that I successfully voted against the Government on Wednesday night. It gives me no pleasure to say that. I will deal with the matter in detail at the end of this newsletter as there is … Continue reading

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Minutes of Bramcote CAT Meeting held 4 December 2017

Click here to read Bramcote CAT minutes – 4th December 2017

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Public set to have their say on Nottinghamshire rights of way plans

Nottinghamshire County Council is set to launch an eight-week consultation to help boost plans to manage its public rights of way – a network of 4,000 public footpaths, bridleways and byways. The go-ahead to launch a consultation in the New … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,  I have warmly welcomed the early morning deal secured by the Prime Minister and the EU. By making it clear there will be no hard border in Northern Ireland and that any future trade deal or arrangement will cover … Continue reading

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Conservative Annual Supper Party 19 January 2018

Cllr Martin Plackett reports :-  All our friends and supporters of the Conservative Party are invited to our Annual Supper to be held on Friday 19th January 2018 at Beeston Fields Golf Club. Cllr Dr John Doddy as our speaker will, with his … Continue reading

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Can we reduce the use of plastic ?

Our oceans are choking in plastic.  The amount of plastic littering our beaches is rising.   That means more plastic bottles, straws, cups, lids, and cutlery are covering our beautiful coastlines. Right now the government’s weighing up a small tax on all … Continue reading

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News from Anna Soubry MP

Hello again,   It’s been another busy week so please read on. The Kimberley Christmas light switch on is at 7pm this evening with the festivities starting at 5.30 pm. Tomorrow is not only Small Business Saturday (so please shop local and support our great independent traders), it’s also … Continue reading

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