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August Report of Broxtowe's Mayor, Stan Heptinstall

August 22, 2014 2:04 PM

Ward Happenings

  • The Bramcote CAT meeting on 1st September will include an item on the proposals to rebuild the Bramcote School and the Bramcote College on the Bramcote Hills Campus, and the possibility of funding this through release of some land for housing. The meeting is at the Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote at 7pm. Paul Heery, the Executive Head Teacher, will be in attendance.
  • Proposed developments adjacent to The Grange in Bramcote Village are eliciting some major objections. The Grange is a Grade II Listed Building.
  • The Inspector who listened to all the proposals and objections has accepted Broxtowe Borough Council's Core Strategy. No changes to the strategy were required.

Mayor's activities

These are the recent events I have attended up to the middle of August. Some pictures of some of these are available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAe5kvosONQ.

  • A visit to Tesco Beeston to help HOPE Nottingham collect donations of food for their Food Bank
  • The opening of the Awsworth Party on the Rec
  • Presentation of a cheque from Broxtowe Borough Council to the Chilwell Bowls Club on the Inham Nook Recreation Ground
  • Prize giving at the Junior Football Tournament held in Hall Park, Eastwood
  • Attendance at the Crich Supper at the Novotel, Long Eaton
  • Attendance at the Crich Pilgrimage at the Crich Memorial in Derbyshire in memory of the Sherwood Foresters who lost their lives in wars.
  • Presentation of awards at the Foxwood Academy, Bramcote
  • Presentation of a cheque and an address to Citizens Advice Broxtowe on the occasion of their AGM
  • Took an assembly at the Sunnyside Academy in Chilwell and chose the winners of an Arts Competition
  • Viewing of World War One Memorial Plaques created by students at the Kimberley School and judging the winners
  • A viewing of Treasure Island in Collier's Wood, Moorgreen
  • A visit to Barton Island on the 2nd Beeston Sea Scouts Open Day
  • Organisation and hosting of the Mayor's Garden Party at my home in Bramcote, nearly £1000 was raised for my charities
  • A visit to the culmination of Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at Beeston Hockey Club
  • Attendance at Nottinghamshire County Council's Civic Service at St Paul's, Daybrook, Arnold
  • I chaired the meeting of Broxtowe Borough Council at Beeston Town Hall
  • Attended a Cake and Coffee Morning organised by David and Kath Jenkins at their home in Beeston. Around £230 was raised for my charities.
  • A diamond wedding celebration - Arthur and Kathleen Seale in Chilwell
  • Contributed to the Summer Cleanup organised by Broxtowe Borough Council in Stapleford
  • Attended the Orchard Day Nursery Open Day in Beeston
  • A birthday party for Mrs. Norah Hichen in Falcon House, Beeston
  • The Bramcote Old Tower Group provided afternoon tea and cakes in aid of the Macmillan Cancer Charity. Around £270 was raised
  • Attended a ceremony in Bramcote Hills Park to mark the attainment of several Green Flag Awards in the Borough of Broxtowe area
  • Visited Nuthall Age Concern on their 30th Anniversary
  • Visited an outdoor event for the Beeston Play Forum in Stapleford
  • Saw a performance of All Quiet on the Western Front (the 1979 Film Version) at the Horse and Groom at Moorgreen
  • Helped unveil the memorial to those who lost their lives in World war One in the Memorial Gardens in Eastwood
  • Attended an Afternoon Tea at St Barnabas Church, Chilwell held to raise funds for my charities. £332 was raised.
  • Attended and took part in the Memorial Service at St Barnabas in memory of World War One
  • Opened, with Ray Darby, the Deputy Mayor of Stapleford, the Stapleford Play Day in Ilkeston Road Recreation Ground
  • Attended the Cancer Research UK "Coffee with Lunch" at Beeston Fields Golf Club
  • Opened the Party in the Park in Broadgate Park, Beeston
  • Prize giving at the Nottingham and Notts Fuchsia Society Annual Show at Attenborough Village Hall
  • A photo shoot to advertise the upcoming Fashion Show held in aid of my charities, and to announce that our Town Centre Manager Luke Carney will be the Mayor's Champion in the Robin Hood Half Marathon
  • A presentation on "The first 100 days as Mayor" to Beeston Round Table and Beeston 41 Club at Beeston Fields Golf Club
  • Opening of the Play Day in Kimberley
  • An invitation to the Summer Dance organised by the New Stapleford Committee at the Washington Drive Community Centre

Mayor's Charities

My charities are HOPE Nottingham and Cancer Research UK. The next fundraising events are: -

  • A Fashion Show at Kettlebrook Lodge, Kimberley on Monday 1st September at 7pm. £5 entry. The address is Kettlebrook Lodge, Eastwood Rd, Kimberley, Nottingham NG16 2HX

Luke Cairney will run the Robin Hood Half Marathon as the Mayor's Champion. You can support Luke by making a donation using the Mayor's charities online donation pages: