The catchily named ‘Beeston Feed Aggregator’ (wait till it loads..)

This page combines recent posts from a variety of Beeston sources with RSS feeds, so that you can keep an eye on all the sites in one place. More details…
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Tue, Jun 24, 2014
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Beeston Civic Society is proud to present the Heritage Open Days booklet. You can find it on the link below as a PDF download. It is also available in physical format for free from many local places such as Beeston Library.

HOD Beeston 2014 Booklet
(PDF, 1.6 Mb)


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Source: Beeston Civic Society
Sun, Jun 22, 2014

Professor Beckett and audience at the start of the guided walk this Sunday, 22nd June 2014.


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Source: Beeston Civic Society
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

No need to book! – Just come along!

Beeston Walk 1 – University Park & Houses
Description: To the outsider, and most students, the university campus looks like a self-contained area bounded by Derby Road, Woodside Road, University Boulevard and Clifton Boulevard. In fact it was pieced together by purchasing individual plots of land, often with small country houses on them. This walk looks at some of the houses, and explains the way in which the [...]

Source: Beeston Civic Society
Wed, Jun 18, 2014
When it comes to naming a room after a literary figure in Nottingham we're absolutely spoilt for choice. But as 2014 is the Year of Reading Women we've decided to name our Board Room after Susannah Wright, an incredible woman. But more of this fiery individual in a bit… The Year of Reading Women was… [...]
Source: Nottm Writers Studio
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Hello again,
I have some very important news about an Inquest due to begin tomorrow into the death of Stapleford man, John McGrath. I have written a long piece which I hope you will read.

There is quite a mixed bag of news, diary events and a fond farewell in the “and finally….”.

Bluebell meeting

The Bluebell pub in Attenborough is considering whether it could offer parking to commuters using the railway station and who are clogging up [...]

Source: Rylands Today
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Congratulations to Marion Wallwork one of our Founder Members who was awarded The British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours for Voluntary Service to Heritage in the National Trust in the East Midlands and in the Beeston and District Civic Society.


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Source: Beeston Civic Society
Sun, Jun 15, 2014
Click to view slideshow.

Photos by Paul Bullivant


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Source: Beeston Festival
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

Our friends at South Leeds Life have put together a collection of tweets about the 2014 Beeston Festival. You can view the comments and photos by following this link:

https://twitter.com/SouthLeedsLife/timelines/478102930466557952

Twitter is the ‘micro-blogging' site where you can post comments of 140 characters or less.


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Source: Beeston Festival
Wed, Jun 11, 2014
Nottingham Writers Day, Saturday 14th June, The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham Local literature lovers are looking forward to a day filled with readings by local writers at Lowdham, including award winning authors from Nottingham Writers Studio, on Saturday 14th June. Nottingham Writers Day will take place at the Old Ship Inn, Lowdham from 11am until… [...]
Source: Nottm Writers Studio
Sat, Jun 07, 2014
Beeston Business Park
Plessey Site deadline extended

The deadline for comments on the application has now been extended to 11 June (next Wednesday). You can view the plans here and comment here. Although the application is for up to 285 residential units it does not clearly state the number on South Road, I understand that they are considering 28 here. The travel plan (click here) says on page 16 that there is [...]

Source: Rylands Today
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

Tram

A summary of the latest dates on the tram:

Extra workers have been brought in to help with completing the works Chilwell Road will open to the Hop Pole by the end of July and throughout by 4 August First tram tests on the line in Beeston early October Plan is to be open throughout on 14th December.

Let's Move to Beeston

The Guardian feature Beeston in its series. Read the positive review here.


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Source: Rylands Today
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
bikeability-in-school

We have a host of cycling activities at this year's Beeston Festival. We are tying in with the start of the Tour de France right here in Leeds on 5 July.

Right at the heart of the festival, close to the Main Stage you'll find the Cycle Try Out Zone. Get Cycling are bringing all sorts of bikes and for you to try out including tandems, penny farthings and disability bikes.

Bike Art
Join our [...]

Source: Beeston Festival
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

A Reminder that the Tram walk from Beeston to the University led by The Tram Team starts tonight at 6.00.p.m.

Meet in Beeston Square

BEESTON & DISTRICT CIVIC SOCIETY

THURSDAY 5th JUNE 2014

6.00.p.m.

lasting about 1 hr 45 minutes

TRAM WALK

BEESTON SQUARE TO UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD

Walk the new Tram Route with people from NET from Beeston Square to University Boulevard.

Led by Matt Orchard and Sarah Alton.

Start from Beeston Square by the Clock

Details on our website:-

http://www.beestoncivicsociety.org.uk


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Source: Beeston Civic Society
Wed, Jun 04, 2014
broncos at hawks v wigan

For the second year running Beeston Broncos Junior Rugby League Club will be taking part in the Festival. Their under 11s will be playing their Yorkshire Junior Rugby League fixture against Emley Moor under 11s, kicking off at 1pm at the bottom of the Park on the sports fields next to the Fun Fair.

Just before kick off the players from both teams will be introduced to Hilary Benn MP who was a keen spectator [...]

Source: Beeston Festival
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Click on the link to read Newsletter No. 13 June 2014


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Source: Beeston U3A – (University of the 3rd Age)
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Details here:

EAC ART AWARDS' 20TH BIRTHDAY – COMPETITION NOW OPEN

Welcoming entries from amateur artists over 60 working in all mediums

Deadline for entries 6th June 2014

Further details and postal entry forms: 01704 893251 / 01242 527434
enquiries@eac.org.uk
www.eacartawards.org.uk

2014 U3A PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Theme: Architectural Britain – old and new.

Closing date: 31st August 2014

MORE TIME TO LEARN

U3A AGM and one-day Conference at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

9th – 10th September 2014

Residential costs range from £105.00 to £195.00

For [...]

Source: Beeston U3A – (University of the 3rd Age)
Wed, Jun 04, 2014
Doddington Hall

21st November 2014
Please see Lucy Beardsley for more information and payment.

Trip now full. There is a waiting list if you would like to join it.


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Source: Beeston U3A – (University of the 3rd Age)
Fri, May 30, 2014
There will be many in Beeston who remember Swiss Mills only for the spectacular fire that destroyed it in 1984. It is those kind of events that stick in the collective memory - but that's a pity because its often the real story that is then forgotten.

On Tuesday afternoon this week, the Southern Broxtowe Blue Plaques Group set out to put that right when their latest commemorative plaque was unveiled on [...]
Source: Beeston Historian
Thu, May 29, 2014

Hello again,

This is a quick update on my work since my last email newsletter. I am looking forward to Saturday's “Meet the Team” at the Cadland from 10am til 12noon. The weather forecast is good which might make up for the Bank Holiday though it didn't dampen too many spirits at the Greasley Gathering and other local events!
As ever,

Anna
Two important meetings

I met the new Chief Fire Officer for Nottinghamshire, John Buckley and Fire Authority Chair, [...]

Source: Rylands Today
Thu, May 29, 2014

We apologise to members that the booklet was not ready in time to be delivered with the Newsletter.

The Booklets will be available shortly and we will endeavour to get them delivered to you as soon as possible. Booklets will be available from all local Libraries and will be available at The Hemlock Happening and Beeston Carnival.


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Source: Beeston Civic Society