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Wed, Mar 26, 2014
HfA stall 2014

Stall bookings for the 2014 festival are now open.

The Bazaar is always a popular location at Beeston Festival with busy crowds browsing the 80-plus stalls. No matter what you have to sell, or information you want to get across to the people of Beeston, a stall at the festival is a must.

Bookings close on Friday 16 May to allow our volunteers to process the forms and allocate pitches. No bookings will be taken after [...]

Source: Beeston Festival
Tue, Mar 11, 2014
If you are interested in seeing inspiring examples of energy efficient homes, there are various events coming up across the UK in May.
Here in the East Midlands, we're joining in the fun as usual. There are plenty to choose from in Nottinghamsire and Derbyshire (here) and in Loughborough.
Transition West Bridgford's Eco House Group has a number of interesting homes lined up and a few more to be confirmed. If you [...]
Source: West Bridgford Eco-Houses
Sat, Feb 22, 2014
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The theme for the 2014 Beeston Festival is “Let's Go Cycling!”

We are tying in with the Grand Depart (start) of the Tour de France – the worlds greatest cycling event – which takes place in Leeds three weeks after Beeston Festival on 5th July 2014.

Beeston Festival, on Saturday 14th June, is sandwiched between Bike To School Week and National Bike Week. The festival plans to play its part in getting more local [...]

Source: Beeston Festival
Sat, Feb 22, 2014
Celtarabia

Celtarabria have been unveiled as the first confirmed act for 2014, they will be playing on the main stage at Beeston Festival.

Celtarabia play a wild fusion of Arabic, Andalucian, Celtic, Medieval music and contemporary beats designed to get bodies dancing. Some of this country's finest world dance musicians play the wildest cross-over music being made in England today. Featuring Hurdy-Gurdy, Hammered Dulcimer, Vocals, Cittern, African and Arabic Percussion, Drum kit, Didjeridu and [...]

Source: Beeston Festival
Tue, Jan 21, 2014
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Source: Beeston People
Fri, Jan 17, 2014
Local festival set to coincide with total closure of Chilwell High Road due to tram works
Local festival set to coincide with total closure of Chilwell High Road due to tram works. The Beer and Music Festival is planned over three days from Thursday 30th January until Sunday 2nd February and is set to coincide with the complete closure of Chilwell High Road due to tram works. The event will see the pub host a weekend of live music from local bands including 'Crazy Heart' and 'Acoustic Union' and feature a plethora [...]
Source: Beeston People
Wed, Jan 15, 2014
Heritage Day at Erewash Museum
Erewash Museum hosts its annual Heritage Day on Saturday 25 January to give residents the chance to find out more about the many local history, heritage and community groups in the borough. The free event will run between 11am and 3pm and visitors will have the chance to meet representatives of the groups and view displays and information on the work they do in local communities. The Friends of Erewash Museum will provide refreshments and information on [...]
Source: Beeston People
Mon, Dec 16, 2013
Nottingham Arts Theatre's pantomime Sleeping Beauty, written and directed by Amanda Hall

NOTTINGHAM Arts Theatre's pantomime Sleeping Beauty is a riot of fun, frolics and festive fever.

Forget Peter Pan and Jack and the Beanstalk, George Street; Nottingham is where it's really happening this Christmas.

The talented People's Theatre Company entertained, surprised and delighted at Saturday's matinée performance. I think they actually had as much fun as I did.

The writer and director Amanda Hall is cleverly accomplished as both and has produced a thoroughly entertaining cross-generational show. I laughed [...]
Source: Beeston People
Fri, Nov 22, 2013
MTV Recruiting for New Show!
Following on from its international success, MTV have announced plans to produce local versions of their ground breaking documentary series Catfish: The TV Show in the UK! The smash hit show focuses on people involved in online romances but who have never met their partner in person, often with shocking discoveries. According to an MTV poll apparently 25% of people pretend to be someone else online and 20% have created an entirely fake profile. [...]
Source: Beeston People
Fri, Nov 15, 2013
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Source: Beeston People
Fri, Nov 08, 2013
When and where: 28th November from 7-9pm in West Bridgford, Nottingham.

Whether you are just thinking about a few low cost options for saving energy or wanting to find out about current loans and grants for energy efficiency work, this is the event for you.

For example, would you be interested in Solid Wall Insulation if there was a government scheme to reduce the cost?

If your home is not suitable for Cavity Wall Insulation, there is a [...]
Source: West Bridgford Eco-Houses
Wed, Sep 18, 2013
Two homes in Nottinghamshire will open their doors this month to people who are interested in low energy new build and refurbishment.

On Saturday 28th September at 2pm, there are still spaces available to visit an ultra low energy home near Newark. See the previous post for more about the house and email wbecohouses.co.uk if you would like the chance to join the tour.

On Sunday 29th September, an ultra low energy refurbishment in West Bridgford will [...]
Source: West Bridgford Eco-Houses
Sun, Sep 08, 2013
How is it that here in the UK our new build standards match what the Germans were doing about 30 years ago in terms of energy efficiency? Surely the government could set the bar a bit higher? It is by no means impossible - individuals are quietly getting on with it and showing what can or should be done....

It's great to hear the experiences of others as they build or refurbish their homes, and make [...]
Source: West Bridgford Eco-Houses
Fri, Aug 16, 2013
During September, there will be Open Homes events running in many parts of the UK, many of them belonging to the Superhomes network.

Here in the Nottingham area, we'll be joining in the fun with Superhomes and other local low energy homes opening their doors to the general public.

Whether you are mulling over the most cost-effective ways to save energy next winter, or considering more costly ways to save energy and improve comfort in [...]
Source: West Bridgford Eco-Houses
Mon, Aug 12, 2013

"We'll be going to the beach and chilling as a family. We are looking forward to it."

Mandy Challis, 42, Bulwell with daughter Francesca, 8

"We are excited to be going and I am looking forward to enjoying it with the family."

Linda Dugworth, 39, Bulwell

"It's my daughter's first holiday, so we just thought it would be nice to spend it by the seaside."

Jaide Croll, 20, Beeston

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Source: Beeston People
Tue, Aug 06, 2013

A WOMAN has been jailed for four months and forced to pay back £8,000 after falsely claiming benefits.

Donna Saunders, 50 of Potters Court, Beeston, claimed state benefits for over five years, claiming she had no savings despite having £30,000 in her bank account.

She was given a four-month custodial sentence at Nottingham Crown Court after pleadnig guilty to five dishonesty offences and two offences of fraud without dishonesty.

While Summer had been [...]

Source: Beeston People
Mon, Aug 05, 2013

A NEW cafe for teenagers and young people is set to open in Beeston.

An organisation called Redeeming our Communities is working in partnership with Christian organisation Hope Nottingham to set up the ROC Cafe at Hope House, in Boundary Road, Beeston Fields.

A spokesman for Hope Nottingham said: "ROC Cafe is a tried and tested youth project that works in partnership with other agencies including the police, fire and health services to build [...]

Source: Beeston People
Thu, Aug 01, 2013

POSTAL workers are taking their "Save Our Royal Mail" campaign to the streets of Nottingham.

The campaign aims to highlight the threats they say are posed by the Government's plans to sell off the nation's postal service.

Workers are taking the campaign all over the city, starting in Beeston tomorrow.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) Nottingham & District Branch represents over 2,700 local workers.

Darren Glebocki, of the CWU's Nottingham & District Branch said: "This union will continue its [...]

Source: Beeston People
Mon, Jul 29, 2013

A GOLF tournament will raise money for two charities.

The event is at Beeston Fields Golf Club on Friday, September 20.

It will raise money for Treetops Hospice and The Helpful Bureau. Tickets are £40 and include a meal. For details call Broxtowe Borough Council on 0115 917 3210.

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Source: Beeston People
Fri, Jul 26, 2013

POLICE services in Notts this week will open this week to share space with their council.

They will now share offices with Citizens Advice Bureau, Nottinghamshire County Council and JobCentre Plus at Broxtowe Borough Council in Foster, Avenue, Beeston.

The Broxtowe Borough Shared services project joins together local services from across the county.

Notts Police's Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping said: "We need to make it easy for residents to contact public services."

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Source: Beeston People