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Macmillan Coffee Afternoon
26th September at 2pm
at Chilwell Road Methodist Church
Various stalls including:
Tombola, Scarf Swap, Cake Stall
Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Susan Bagshaw serves 91 year-old Roy Jackson at the Yew Tree Community Café official opening earlier this year.
Celebrations will be in full swing at Beeston's Yew Tree Court Retirement Living Scheme next month as they host a special open day to mark the success of their Community Café on National Older People's Day.
On Wednesday 1st October between 9.00am-1.00pm residents will welcome visitors to experience the café [...]
From dance, film and afternoon tea to a mini beach and I.T training, a packed programme of events will kick off across Broxtowe Borough later this month to celebrate Older People's Day on Wednesday 1st October.
A wide range of events will take place between Monday 29th September and Friday 3rd October across Broxtowe Borough Council's Retirement Living Schemes to celebrate the contributions older people make to the local community and help combat negative attitudes and [...]
It can be difficult to fit in exercise with a new baby. New mums and carers in Broxtowe Borough can take advantage of new Bring Baby Gym and Fitness Classes in Bramcote.
The new weekly gym session runs every Wednesday between 2.00pm and 3.00pm at Bramcote Leisure Centre with a ‘play pen' in the gym for the babies to be kept safe and supervised whilst mums and carers exercise and keep fit. Each gym session costs [...]
The event, on Thursday 2nd October, part of Older Persons Week, is aimed at helping older people get to grips with new technology such as iPads.
Between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Council Officers will be showing visitors how to do a host of [...]
The Flower Shop Beeston
Come and see our extensive range of indoor and outdoor plants, we have hydrangeas, sunflowers, begonias, roses, azaleas, lilies, heathers, winter pansy hanging baskets, palm trees. Also come and see our selection of nice pretty summer flowers. [...]
Carlo Marraffa (Police, PC 1267, Nottinghamshire) writes: Please be aware that we have been advised of a person/persons purporting to be Crime Prevention Volunteers for Nottinghamshire Police, and asking for financial support for a crime prevention initiative, visiting people in the county.
This person / people ARE NOT connected in any way to Nottinghamshire Police. If they visit you, DO NOT pass over any money or details and contact Nottinghamshire Police on Tel:101 immediately.
Our Crime [...]
Greetings from the Manchester Labour conference! I'll post a couple of times this week as things develop. For starters:Proposed minimum wage increase
The minimum wage was introduced under the last Labour government amid widespread predictions of disaster – hundreds of thousands of workers would be sacked, unemployment would soar, and so on. None of that happened, since people paying pathetic wages of £2-3/hour mostly found they could still make money paying the minimum wage. However, [...]
Press release from the Green Party: The Nottingham Green Party has joined the Climate Change March on Sunday in Nottingham to support the Climate Change Summit this week. The Green Party is calling for urgent action to address the increasing threat of climate change.
Amongst the Green attendees were Kat Boettge, recent Euro lead candidate, Sue and Richard Mallender, both Rushcliffe Borough Councillors.
They stated “we must act now and invest in insulation and renewables if [...]
Chilwell High Road
I took a further set of photographs on 18 and 19 September to bring my record of progress on the tram work in Broxtowe up-to-date. Click on this link to see the photographs. The project moves forward but there is still a lot to be done.
If you would like to review progress on the project, you can select a date with which to compare my latest photographs by clicking on [...]
Come along to the Carer's Road Show in Stapleford on 24 September. Elaine Morris from Bramcote Care Group will be there if you want to talk to her.
David Watts writes on :1. Core Strategy, 2. Employment Figures, 3. Neighbourhood Planning Issues, 4. Fire Engines, 5. Stag Recreation Ground, Kimberley, 6. Acer Court Care Home, 7. Tesco, Toton, 8. Cars in Giltbrook, 9. Meet a Guide Dog, 10. Chilwell Police Surgeries, 11. Bin Collection Calendars, 12. New Water Pipes, 13. Pastures Road Recreation Ground, 14. Attenborough Nature Reserve.
1. Core Strategy
The first matter to report this week is that the borough council has [...]
Keithley Branson, Ilkeston Interest Groups Co-ordinator, writes: As part of our Cluster Agreement, all Beeston U3A members are invited to join us at our Interest Groups' Fair. It will be held on Tuesday 7 October at the Ilkeston Town Football Club Function Room on Awsworth Road Ilkeston. The meeting will commence at 10.00am with a guest speaker, followed at approximately 10.45 with performances by some of our groups. The Fair, which is a presentation of [...]
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