Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – October – 2016
A warm welcome to my October newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined during the past month.
There’s plenty of news to update you on so straight down to business.
Always happy to receive feedback, and if you need help or assistance with any personal case work – do get in touch.
I trust the information below is useful for you.
Richard S Robinson
Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council
4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW
0775 1970 640
Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – October 2016
1) Chapel on the Hill, Kimberley
Kimberley Town Council has been working with a number of organisations including English Heritage to
An opening ceremony is taking place this coming Saturday 29 October at 1pm – by invite only – due to capacity restrictions – under health and safety regulations.
The public opening day is 5 November 10am – 2pm.
For more information please contact:
Kimberley Town Council
Tel: (0115) 9382733
2) Tram Extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley
A substantial amount of work is currently taking place behind the scenes in various locations (Kimberley, Nuthall, Nottingham, Eastwood & Heanor) to support the Tram extension to Kimberley (and beyond). If you would like to get involved in this hugely important and very positive campaign please let me know.
3) Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response
I covered this matter in great detail in September’s issue: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2016/09/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-september-2016/
Thanks to everyone who has responded over the past month.
Clearly there appears to be some public dissatisfaction with the way the County Council have responded. Feedback that I have received range from “the County Council have clearly missed the point in both traffic hotspot areas”, “£25,000 is a lot of money to spend on a scheme that will not rectify anything in the long term”, “nothing that the County Council is proposing to do will benefit the majority of residents in Kimberley”. “It ignores totally traffic problems on Cliff Boulevard”.
The most poignant comment from one resident was “it all smacks of a fob off”.
There are lots of questions left unanswered – here’s just two: – a dangerous corner on Greens Lane – some sensible suggestions for improvement from local residents – ignored.
The long standing issue of the bus stop on Eastwood Road that should be moved to prevent traffic queuing over the Maws Lane junction – ignored.
I have made my views perfectly clear that spending a fraction of the £25,000 set to be made on moving two car parking spaces on Eastwood Road, would have far greater value if it was put into a proper long term study for comprehensive traffic improvements in Kimberley.
If you still feel strongly about any issue regarding traffic issues in Kimberley and have not been in touch yet, please drop me a line.
4) Beeston Business Park, Technology Drive & Trent Vale Road Sports Ground, Beeston
Hybrid planning application comprising: Full application for industrial, storage and distribution buildings (Use Classes B1 b and c, B2 and B8), land for school expansion (Class D1), car parking and associated road infrastructure. Outline application for up to 310 residential units with means of access included (all other matters reserved).
This planning application (14/00242/FUL) went to Planning Committee at Broxtowe on 12 October 2016. There was a recommended resolution being to grant permission subject to the prior completion of a Planning Obligation to secure the provision of contributions towards off-site affordable housing, off-site highway works, to ensure the provision of the 60 space car park (beside the station) and to safeguard the provision of 0.35ha of land for school expansion (at Rylands Junior School) to accommodate pupils generated by the application and the Alliance Boots development (not part of the application).
Members requested that the Section 106 Agreement (S106) also include provision for a community facility and that prior to the S106 being agreed that the details of the community facility be reported back to Planning Committee (following discussions with local residents and ward members).
The aim is to report back to Planning Committee on 7 December 2016.
The applicant was proposing to pay £1.8m towards the provision of off-site affordable housing. Some of this £1.8m will now be used to provide the community facility.
By way of background the planning application for the Plessey site in the Rylands was up for consideration and it has been controversial because the good provisions for the community that former Labour Cllr Steve Barber secured had been removed under an amended application.
Cllrs Dawn Elliott, Teresa Cullen, Greg Marshall and Milan Radulovic spoke strongly at the Planning Committee on 12 October proposing an amendment to get the community facility back in the application.
If you require further information on the planning development please contact:
Mrs Emma Palmer-Barnes
South Area Team Leader
Tel: 0115 9173444
Broxtowe Borough Council
Neighbourhoods and Prosperity
Directorate of Legal and Planning Services
Council Offices, Foster Avenue
Beeston, Nottingham NG9 1AB
5) Anti social behaviour (ASB)- Babbington Lane, Kimberley
I have contacted the local police in Kimberley following complaints of ASB in this area of Kimberley. If you have been affected in any way please drop me a line.
6) Job Vacancy – Broxtowe Women’s Project Ltd (BWP)
BWP have a vacancy for a Training and Awareness Officer. This is a temporary post initially one year with the possibility of extension subject to funding.
£24,500 pro rata
Part time 30 hours per week
Location Broxtowe Borough, Nottinghamshire
Established in 2001, (BWP) is a support and advice service for women and children affected by domestic abuse, delivering its services in the Borough of Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire.
BWP has been awarded funding to promote its training and awareness raising by the Big Lottery and Comic Relief respectively.
This post will enable BWP to design, develop and deliver a range of training and coaching packages to support women affected by domestic abuse. In addition to this the role will include training and awareness raising with partner agencies and within the community to raise the profile of domestic abuse and BWP.
Full driving licence and access to own transport is essential.
For an application pack please contact the office coordinator on 01773 718555
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or send a large Stamped Addressed Envelope (postage of £1.20 second class or £1.27 first class) to Recruitment, P O Box 6660, Nottingham, NG16 3ZE
Closing Date: Monday 7th of November (midday)
Interview Date: Thursday 17th of November 2016 (Venue TBC)
7) Dog waste bins Hardy Street, Kimberley
9) School parking around Philip Avenue, Eastwood
Following complaints I received from people in Eastwood (blocked drives and abusive language) – I contacted the County Council regarding ongoing problems around Philip Avenue, Eastwood. If you are affected at all by this, please drop me a line.
10) Stapleford Post Office
There are proposals to move the town’s Post Office in Stapleford into Bargain Booze which has caused some consternation with local residents, with petitions being organised
See for example: Stapleford Community Group and Borough Councillor Richard Macrae has an on line petition – contact – email@example.com
for more details.
Local Community Business Information
Guitar/Bass tuition with a professional musician
All styles and levels catered for from beginners to advanced, pop, rock, blues, folk, metal etc.
One to one tuition with a friendly, patient tutor with over 30 years experience. Tel Russ 07903 610487 (Kimberley).
Sparkle and shine cleaning services
For a spotlessly clean home, weekly or fortnightly, deep cleans and one offs, also ironing. Competitive rates.
References available. Give Sarah a call on 07903 926432 (Kimberley).
Insanity – fitness at your workplace or home.
No time for the gym? Let me come to you.
Insanity is the full body workout that will raise your total fitness levels to amazing standards.
Target your problem areas- burn fat and build muscle. All abilities catered for.
Call Laurence on 07903 926432 for more details. Let’s have fun and work it !!!!
Professional reflexology treatments by Angela Henson MAR, an AoR and CNHC registered therapist based in Nuthall.
Taster sessions and gift vouchers available.
Tel- 07783 314107
Painting, decorating and general handyman services
Rob Hunt (lives locally) provides a comprehensive service. No job too small. References from customers available.
Contact: 07757 183867
ADSR ROOFING & BUILDING
A small local business for all roofing & building works.
EPDM rubber flat roofs, new traditional roofs slate concrete or clay tiles, fitted velux windows, new fascia and guttering, patios, garden walls.
To get a free quote call Adam on
07971849305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A charity preschool which has been open since 1978 and caters for children aged 2 years up until school age. We provide a safe, secure and caring environment in which children can learn and explore through play.
Victoria Institute, Main Road, Watnall, NG16 1HS
Tel : 0115 9458574 –
E-mail : email@example.com
Rosewood Therapy Clinic
Has been offering bespoke Aromatherapy treatments, Indian Head Massage and Hopi Ear Candle treatments for over 20 years. We welcome clients with stress, anxiety, depression, aches and pains, arthritis and anyone just wanting to relax. (Ladies only please). Located in Newthorpe.
Contact: Marie Wayte
Tel: 01773 771234
Mobile: 07951 599141
BEDROOM ZONE – Kimberley
Unbeatable prices on beds, carpet & bedroom furniture, mattresses etc.
Bedroom Zone, 50-52 Main Street, Kimberley, Nottingham, NG16 2LY
www.bedroom-zone.co.uk – 0115 9385533
Quality Interior & Exterior Decorator
Lives locally in Codnor, all aspects of home decorating undertaken – Mick Whetton
Free, no obligation quote: 01773 512646 or 07890 881667
Finances First Lady
Taking away your financial administration headaches by providing the following services:
Accounting preparation for sole traders, partnerships & limited companies, preparation of personal tax returns, corporation tax returns, payroll processing, and VAT returns.
11 Roxton Court
Tele: 0115 896 9690
Mobile: 07885 045080
Patient, friendly and reliable driving instructor based inKimberley.
For more details visit www.elmerdriving.co.uk or call Tim on 07916 269026.
Woodside East Mids Ltd – MOT, Service, Repairs, free MOT with full service, Gate H Station Road/Hardy Street, Kimberley, NG16 2NR, 0115 9385523
Not Just Crafty – based in Giltbrook
Organise craft events for the local community to help promote small businesses
– Raise awareness of funding raising for LOCAL charities as part of their events
– Provide courses for new Crafters by skilled Crafters to help them gain skills to become self-employed
– more details from: www.notjustcrafty.co.uk
Man with a Van
Mobile MIG and TIG welding. Gates and fencing made to spec, gates repaired and refurbed, car welding repairs, light removals, house and garage clearances, gardening tree surgery, property maintenance, all jobs considered
Contact for a free quote: Rob Woodrow: phone: 07531 179352– based locally in Heanor
Rumbletums is a community café offering work experience and training placements to young adults with a learning disability.
The café has quickly established itself as a relaxed and friendly place to go and its excellent coffee, home-made cakes and tasty meals have received numerous compliments.
Rumbletums also runs a Parent and Toddler group each Tuesday from 1 00pm to 3 00pm and has two large meeting rooms available for hire.
Rumbletums opens from 9 30am to 3 00pm from Tuesday to Saturday at 2a Victoria Street, Kimberley (on the corner of Victoria Street and Newdigate Street, opposite Kimberley Parish Hall). Phone 0115 9384953.
Find all our information at http://rumbletums.org.uk/
Madhatter’s Coffee Shop Kimberley
Madhatters’s growing success is thanks to the local community supporting it by popping in for coffee, or visiting on one of our tapas, Greek or music nights.
The support is amazing and I would like to thank everyone sincerely. We are open for tea, coffee, fresh salad, jacket potatoes, baguettes, and of course gorgeous cakes!!!
Keep an eye on the blackboards for the next events, and on Facebook; http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/madhatters/139451719511260
Private parties available, catering for up to 30 guests – talk to the Madhatter for more information.
With love from the Madhatter
Contact for more information Nygel Stevenson
Wayne Brown Photography
Providing Bespoke Wedding-Model-Commercial- and Stunning Award Winning Portrait photography. We are also very proud of our HEALING HEARTS project for Families Affected by illness and Cancer working with The Lee Ryan Trust, and CancerUK. I offer my services free providing beautiful memories for your family.
Contact me via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Tel: 0115 8544615 Mob 0792 1835 305
to chat about what you have in mind.
fUJIDISTINCTION winner three times, 121 swpp awards since 2005 – portrait photographer of the month 17 times since 2004.
BILL PLANT Driving School – Based inKimberley. With our professional and friendly local driving instructors, you’ll enjoy a relaxed, positive and encouraging environment as you learn to drive. Driving lessons with the Bill Plant Driving School are very competitively priced, proudly offering at all times the offer that our UK learner drivers nationwide have come to know and adore, 5 lessons for £56* (*Terms & Conditions) Why not call ANDY, your local Bill Plant Instructor for more details. Tel: 07932 666903
Music ACT ( DJ Service )
Music ACT offers high quality disco and music for any type of celebration. All event is special and we will ensure your entertainment is first class. Providing professional tailor made music solutions for Civil Ceremonies, Partnerships, Wedding Breakfasts, Children’s Parties, Corporate Functions or any other Events. We have full Public Liability Insurance (PLI) as required for any venue and are already CRB Checked for Children’s Parties. Call Susan for more a quotation
Tel: 07951 779895– based in Kimberley
RM home services
All aspects of home maintenance Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Electrical, Plumbing, Tiling & Decorating Gardening Services & Maintenance, Clearance. Pavin, Slabbing, Fencing
NO JOB TOO BIG OR SMALL Please call or e-mail for free quotation
Home; 01159 459631 Mobile; 07508 035049 Richard Maltby
Jacques Niemand offers special offers on boot camps, personal training packages – all at very reasonable costs, situated inNottinghamor can be carried out in your home environment – contact Jacques –
Mob: 07912 868954
Cavendish Systems Ltd – Caring for your Computers
We provide a full range of computer services/repairs for home and small business users.
We work evenings and weekends for your convenience – our work is guaranteed – we can come to you or you can bring your computer to our workshop – if we cannot fix your problem, we charge no fee – we are Microsoft certified – we are locally based in Kimberley – we have decades of IT experience and contacts to call upon – full details of services and prices are on our website.
What our customers say “Great all-round knowledge” “Impeccable service & delivery” “Approachable and friendly” “Very professional” “Friendly, honest and intuitively skilled” “I have never had a problem that Chris can’t fix!”
Contact Chris Appleby on 07720 966517– based in Kimberley.
E mail: email@example.com
Cavendish Systems Ltd Computer services and repair – Home/Small Business/PCs/Macs/Servers/Networks/Programming/Virus removal/Web/Security/Training/Video Editing Microsoft Certified
John Sherwin Ltd Specialist Motor Engineers Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, Alfreton,Derby DE55 4JS
Tel: 01773 604400
Neighbourhood pet care, pet boarding for caged birds and pets, also home visits, dog walking, feeding etc peace of mind references, collection/delivery service tel: Jenny on 0115 8494708; or mobile 0795 2751 019
73 Newton’s Lane, Cossall
Running from Baker Road, Newthorpe the business called Triple S offers: Computer Services based on a fixed rate fee. The main services range from a computer “MOT” to a full rebuild of the operating system, installation, services for Broadband and an “Anything Computers” one to one are available.
Contact Steve: http://www.tripletriple.co.uk/ and the mobile number; 07847 786744 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
I’m a local author living onVictoria Street,Kimberley. I’ve just published a children’s book which is an historical adventure based around Kimberley, Awsworth, Cossall, Ilkeston and Nottingham Castle in the year 1086.
I’m very willing to make this book available for fund-raising purposes. GLORIA MORGAN email@example.com
Book Title: KINMERS LEA – which is the old name forKimberley.
My contact details: Tel: 08454 67 1086 (local rate calls). The book is available for sale from Plumb’s, James Street, Kimberley, Awsworth Post Office, Giltbrook Post Office and Giltbrook News price £7.99 Web site http://www.kinmerslea.co.uk/
KHPhysiotherapy– fully qualified HCPC registered Physiotherapist based in Kimberley offering physiotherapy assessment and treatment as well as sports massage.
Assessment and treatment for a wide range of conditions such as:
- · Lower back pain
- · tennis elbow
- · knee pain
- · shoulder pain/frozen shoulder
- · joint pain
- · muscular aches/pains or injuries.
Providing a comprehensive initial assessment followed by treatment and advice and the provision of a tailored package to manage condition at home between treatments.
Can provide treatment at home if unable to travel.
Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.
SoftWurkz S£ick Business Management Software Pain Relief for Small Businesses SoftWurkz Limited is aKimberleybased Company who specialise in the development of business management computer software for the self employed andfor small businesses. The directors liveon Angus Close,Kimberley. To find out more information contact: Richard Bradley firstname.lastname@example.org 07765 531388 or Peter Graboswki on email@example.com 07818 255107 or Stephen: firstname.lastname@example.org
C & J UPVC Maintenance Specialists in UPVC Window, Door & Conservatory Repairs/Upgrades Contact Craig Harwood – 07999 599501, or 0115 849 8397 – http://www.candjupvcmaintenance.co.uk/33Wortley Avenue, Trowell, Nottingham, NG9 3QP
Noah’s Ark Pre-School Playgroup Free places for 3 and 4 year olds. Holy Trinity, Church Hill, Kimberley, Nottingham, NG16 2HY Tel: 0115 945 8553 (am only), email@example.com
Golden goose classes
Are small friendly groups meeting for textile lessons in my home on the Gilthill, Kimberley. Classes are limited to 5 students in well equipped workroom. All levels of ability are catered for, from GCSE catch up – to recreational sewing. I am an experienced textile teacher with twenty years experience which I would now like to pass on in a more relaxed atmosphere. Classes cost £3.50 per hour for up to two hours. On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday during the morning or afternoon, and some evenings. During 2009 some of my students have made their own clothes, Advent calendars Shopping bags, wall hangings and full size machine pieced quilts.
Contact Pat Furniss 0115 8548933 or 07941898139 for more details.
Kevin Tanner Photography offers commercial photography at all levels and across all sectors for websites, on-screen presentations, exhibitions, printed literature and showcasing. We operate nationwide on a quotation basis providing images on disk, actual photographs are also available.
Est in Kimberley since 1980. Kevin Tanner Photography, Studio House, 86 Eastwood Road, Kimberley, Nottingham NG16 2HF
*Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage
*Full Body Massage
*Hot Oil Massage
*G 5 Massage (mechanical massage)
*Indian Head Massage
*Foot Spas / Foot Massage
*Massage and Facial
From a 30 minute Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage to a 2 hour Body Massage. A lovely Therapy room in a homely setting. There is no need to rush after you’re massage, so you can truly relax and unwind in a quiet and peaceful environment.Prices start from £20.00
CALL Amanda on 07771330223 for more info. Answer phone available outside of working hours
Gerry Hargreaves has a background of electrical installation and maintenance followed by considerable experience of energy monitoring providing technical support to the marketing division of East Midlands Electricity.
Projects throughout the UKhave included energy monitoring and data/billing analysis to assist companies to improve efficient use of energy. This has included disputes with electricity suppliers and distributors and site surveys, installation of temporary monitoring equipment and recommendations to install suitable power factor correction equipment. Site surveys for the installation of a M&T at major sites, have been undertaken and with the recent advances in remote monitoring technologies surveys and installation of GSM smart meters have been undertaken at distribution centres of a leading logistics company. A request by a leading UKenergy supplier has resulted in the installation of remote data collection technology, including planning and installation of remote data logging equipment to monitor and analyse usage data from geothermal sites within theUK. This work is ongoing in the development of renewable energy and low carbon technology.
Site visits and travel are significant reduced with the application of t-mac technology.
Gerry Hargreaves 2 Laverock Close Kimberley Nottingham NG16 2QX
Tel: 01159384967 Mob: 07973406202 Fax: 07970451844 http://woodmeadenergyservices.co.uk/default.aspx
Brian Gregory Your Local Painter and Decorator.
Lulworth Court, Kimberley
References given by all my local customers
Tel: 0797 6659 436 or e mail: Margaret Foster: firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for spare parts for your solid fuel appliance? ContactKimberleyresident Peter Grabowski GAP Supplies – 0115 945 8672
Parkray, Rayburn, Aga, Trianco, Baxi, Esse, Charnwood, Dunsley, Firemaster & many more. Front bars, bottom bars, single bars, deepening bars, firebricks, side bricks, front bricks, back bricks, throat plates, ash pans, thermostats, fan units, operating tools, single glass strips, glass panels, control knobs, draught stabilisers, fireplates, fuel regulators, door seals, fibre rope, ash carriers, fire cement, coal savers, flue brushes.
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