Category Archives: Bramcote People

Book Publication – Stories from Musicland Vol 1

Local resident, Sue Lake, who runs Music Makers groups at Bramcote Memorial Hall and in local schools, has successfully published her first book STORIES FROM MUSICLAND Vol 1. Published by Robin’s Garden Books, these stories have been heard and loved … Continue reading

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Local Musicians – The Maypole Good Time Band – are willing to entertain You.

Local Bramcote-based musicians, The Maypole Good Time Band, were pictured last Saturday during the annual Stapleford Carnival.   The event was graced by the presence both of the Mayor of Broxtowe, Mrs. Margaret Handley, escorted by her husband, John Handley, and … Continue reading

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Bramcote Remembered

It is so interesting to see a facebook page for Bramcote! My Dad was the village policeman there between 1950 and 1956. He used to ride a pedal bike to Stapleford. I went to Bramcote C of E school where … Continue reading

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Bramcote’s Jimmy (Jumpshot) Smith – Olympic Games Diary

Jimmy Writes: Let the Games begin!  I arrived at the Olympic Park as planned on the morning of Thursday 26 July 2012 for my first Basketball Games Maker shift. After I checked in I went into the Basketball Arena-12,000 seats, TV cameras and … Continue reading

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Walter’s Bench

To thank Walter Grauberg for his untiring work on behalf of Bramcote Hills Community Association (BHCA), The Friends of Bramcote Ridge and the people of Bramcote a bench has been installed by the BHCA on the Ridge.   The Bench has … Continue reading

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Bramcote Care Group Needs Help.

Pat Witcombe writes: Bramcote Care Group was formed over 20 years ago as an amalgamation of Bramcote Hills Care Group and St. Michael’s Church Care Group. It continues to serve the community in a variety of ways, including help with … Continue reading

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Dr Margaret Colley

David Watts writes: I’ve had a phone call from the son of Dr Margaret Colley, who was the GP in Bramcote for 35 years, to tell me that his mother has passed away. She had been suffering from cancer for some … Continue reading

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