Hi all

A warm welcome to October’s update and especially to those who have joined during the last few weeks.

It’s an extraordinarily busy time currently and there is a lot to update you about, so straight down to business.  I trust that you find the information below informative.

Feedback as always is welcome.  Likewise if you need help with any personal casework please get in touch.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

T: @drummerrich1

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – October 2017

1) Policing in Kimberley & Nuthall – what do you think?

Last week I was alerted to two meetings that were taking place regarding “sudden closure” of Community Police Beat Team rooms affecting both Nuthall & Kimberley   One meeting was last Thursday evening 19 October in Nuthall (which I attended), and the other was last Friday 20 October evening in Kimberley (which I couldn’t attend due to clashing with a long-standing prior engagement with Sir Keir Starmer the Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union).

At the meeting in Nuthall last Thursday much concern was expressed by local councillors about the manner in which they had been informed of the closures.  A letter was also read out from Anna Soubry (Broxtowe MP) who had contacted the policing minister about the closures.

To try and get a better understanding and clarification on the situation from the perspective of the police, I contacted the Police & Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Paddy Tipping.  I did raise concerns too about the way that communications had been handled.  He confirmed that the police “drop in” rooms in both Nuthall and Kimberley had not been used since the beginning of 2017, and that they were never public facing.  Whilst they will now be closed permanently the same officers and staff will still police the area, with mobile technology enabling officers to be present within the local community for longer periods (which to me appears reasonable).

Then very strangely and completely out of the blue on Tuesday this week 24 October 2017 I received through the post at home an anonymous letter which is shown here: EPSON013

I have subsequently written to the Chair of Kimberley Town Council asking for comments on the points raised in the letter.  I received a telephone a telephone call from Cllr Trevor Rood today at lunch time refuting the inference made in the letter that Kimberley Town Council had any prior knowledge or notice of the closure.

Their written response is as follows – as copied directly from their email to me:

From: Trevor Rood [trevor.rood4@gmail.com]
Sent: 26 October 2017 13:19
To: Robinson, Richard
Subject: Police office

Kimberley Town Council where given not notification that the police where moving out of their office in Kimberley after clearing their office at Nuthall they came to Kimberley and said we have come to clear the Police office and will not be coming back in, Kimberley Town Council are appealing for them to reverse their decision if we are successful we can reinstate the the entrance door which has been removed and stored at the Parish Hall

Trevor Rood
Kimberley Town Council

So, I am very interested to know your thoughts on all of this.  In particular I’d like to know your views on local policing, including your experiences on response times, police visibility and any improvements you would like to see.  What do you think also about the actual closures of the rooms in Kimberley & Nuthall – do you think this will make any significant difference?

I’ll feedback in due course to the police so that they are aware of the range of local public feelings.

2) Refuse collection in Broxtowe

Changes to bin collections throughout the Broxtowe Borough are due to come into effect shortly.

New bin calendars will be sent to every household in the Borough in November ahead of the changes, which commence on 4 December.

You should continue to use your existing calendars until 1 December.

 

Whilst not all residents will have a new collection day, some could see their collection day change by up to 4 days or see their black or green lidded bin collection week swap.  Anyone affected will receive additional information in the post about how the Council will help them manage their waste during the transition weeks.

Residents are also reminded of the new bin collection start time of 630am, which also starts on 4 December.

I am attending a meeting about this next Wednesday 1 November and if there’s any more useful public information available I’ll publish this in next month’s newsletter.

More information available at:

https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/recycling 

 

3) Stephanie Hather – application to trade in Kimberley – mobile Jacket Potato van

Thank you to everyone who responded following last month’s newsletter.  I’ve passed onto Steph the many supportive comments that were received, all of which are very much appreciated.

I met with the Chief Executive of Broxtowe Borough Council on Tuesday this week to discuss a number of issues including this matter.

So where does this case stand now?

a) the complaint made by Stephanie is now at Stage 2 of the Broxtowe Borough Council complaints process (a formal investigation is now taking place) with a range of additional specific questions and points by Stephanie submitted.  Both Stephanie and myself have specifically requested that we are able to present in person and elucidate verbally on a series of events that took place as part of the formal investigation.

b) a Subject Data Access submission by Stephanie under Sections 7-9a of the Data Protection Act 1998 requiring all information to be released between specific dates during 2016-17 on emails, file notes, minutes and meeting notes between councillors and officers concerning her business is currently being collated.

c) a separate complaint against Kimberley Town Council is currently with the Interim Monitoring Officer at Broxtowe who will determine whether there has been a breach in the Code of Conduct.

I’ll update further as progress ensues in November’s newsletter.

If you want to offer Steph your support you can contact her at:  stephanie_louise_h@hotmail.com

 

4) The Hidden Bakery
 
Over the past few months I’ve got to know the owners Andrew & Heidi quite well.  They live on Eastwood Road in Kimberley next door to old Miners Welfare.  They are two of the of most hard working, very straightforward, straight talking and genuine people I’ve come across.

Andrew & Heidi’s business – Hidden Bakery have a Mission Statement – “To make our community a happier place with fresh bread, tarts, cakes and great baking”.  The range and quality of products they make are absolutely fantastic and hugely popular – wedding cakes, bread and other goodies.  Many of you will be familiar with their business.

As a way of brief background (I’ve covered this matter before in previous newsletters) –

 

  • they used to have premises on James Street in Kimberley, but for various reasons that did not work out.
  • they then had numerous problems with the Broxtowe Borough Council Planning Department and other people when seeking correct permission to be trade from their premises at home, and this being adapted.
  • a very unfortunate serious of events transpired – which ended up with Andrew being in hospital due to stress, and they were both thinking of leaving this area – (home and business) due to anxiety they were placed under.

I raised this matter at Broxtowe Borough Council full meeting last Wednesday 18 October 2017 and I would again like to place on record my thanks to Ruth Hyde Chief Executive (we met with Heidi and Andrew and went through a whole range of issues earlier this year).  The support shown from the Chief Executive and professionalism shown – in trying to win back some balance and fairness was very much appreciated.

On this occasion there is good news to report in that Hidden Bakery are staying within the borough of Broxtowe – with new premises secured on Hill Top in Eastwood where they will be able to offer much enhanced facilities, opening the end of November this year.

Tributes should be paid to Heidi and Andrew and this is a story of of perseverance and diligence, over many obstacles and bureaucracy put in their way.  I am personally delighted for Heidi and Andrew.

I’m naturally sorry that their business is not still in Kimberley, as we need more businesses like their’s here, however it’s still within the borough – which of course is good news.  The loss for Kimberley is definitely Eastwood’s gain.

You can find out more details about Hidden Bakery at: on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/thehiddenbakeryuk/ 

 

5)   Should Kettlebrook Lodge, Kimberley home to 2nd Kimberley Scouts (and many other activities) be demolished?

I’ve been made aware of a document that shows that Kettlebrook Lodge could be demolished should housing transpire in this vicinity.  Please see:

https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/media/3805/opun-design-review-kimberley-rev-e.pdf

I’ve received a number of concerns about this from local residents including Ellis Tansley the Scout Group Scout Leader, and Darren Seaton, Chairman of Kettlebrook Lodge.

 

Kettlebrook Lodge was built back in 1986 to be the new home of Kimberley’s Scout Group and is host to nearly 200 young people every week, in addition to a social hub of diverse users like a play group, Woman’s Institute, Girl Guiding, a drama group, a keep fit group and all the people who hold parties there.   It’s the only place in Kimberley that can cater for large groups (180 max).

I oppose the demolition of Kettlebrook Lodge emphatically, without qualification and will be making my views known to Broxtowe Borough Council.

You can do this also by writing by Friday 3 November 2017 to:
steffan.saunders@broxtowe.gov.uk

&
policy@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

6)  Broxtowe Part 2 Local Plan – Public Version Consultation

Related to the item above Broxtowe Borough Council is inviting your views on the Publication Version of the Part 2 Local Plan (which follows the Part 1 Local Plan, the Aligned Core Strategy).

The Part 2 Local Plan allocates specific sites to meet the development requirements set out in the Aligned Core Strategy and details further policies against which future planning applications will be assessed.

The Publication Version of the Part 2 Local Plan is the version of the Plan that Broxtowe Borough Council wants to submit to the Secretary of State for examination. An independent planning inspector will examine the Plan to make sure that it is legally compliant and sound and that the Duty to Cooperate has been met. Any responses you make to this consultation will be considered by the planning inspector.

Details of where to view the consultation documents and how to respond to the consultation, can be found at www.broxtowe.gov.uk/part2localplan

The consultation period will run from Monday 18 September 2017 to 500pm on Friday 3rd November 2017; all representations must be received within this time.

For further information, please contact the Planning Policy Team at Broxtowe Borough Council by telephoning 0115 917 3452 or e-mailing: policy@broxtowe.gov.uk.

Steffan Saunders

Head of Neighbourhoods and Prosperity

Broxtowe Borough Council

Neighbourhoods & Prosperity

Chief Executive’s Department

Council Offices, Foster Avenue

Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB

7)  Tram extension to Kimberley & Eastwood

I raised this matter again at Broxtowe Borough Council full meeting last Wednesday 18 October 2017, in particular the importance of protecting the route out to Kimberley against encroachment from housing development.  I stated specifically that provision of new housing and transport investment is something that goes hand in hand and is not one at the expense of the other.  Especially with the advent of Hs2 in Toton in the most southern part of Broxtowe – it is vital that increased investment in public transport in the north of the borough – Nuthall, Kimberley, and Eastwood ensues.

I have made separate submissions to Broxtowe as part of local plan consultation as has Labour MP for Ashfield Gloria De Piero – and her submission is shown at the following link:

Tram extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley

8)   Review of parliamentary boundaries

https://boundarycommissionforengland.independent.gov.uk/2018-review/rp-england/ 

 

By clicking on the above link you will find revised proposals for parliamentary constituencies have been published by the Boundary Commission for England.  The enclosed document lists the wards which are intended to make-up the proposed Broxtowe and Hucknall Constituency and also shows where the remainder of the Borough wards have been placed.  Further information on the review, including a map showing the proposed boundaries, can be found at:
The proposals are open for consultation until 11 December 2017.

 

 

9)   Could you volunteer for Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch?

I’ve been asked by my colleague Sue Sambells – current Chair of Nottinghamshire Neighbourhood Watch to mention their work.

I am aware that they do a really important job, but they do need more people to volunteer and there a lots of changes and challenges ahead.

You can find out more about Notts Watch at:

http://www.nottswatch.co.uk/joinus 

 

To contact Sue it’s:

russleyvalmontrufford@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

10)   Overgrown hedges, Coronation Road Cossall, opposite the industrial estate

I have been contacted about Coronation Road, Cossall, opposite the Cossall industrial estate and a path from the roundabout (New Rail Station) down only one side of the road.  Because of the overgrown hedges it is impossible to push a pram or use a wheelchair on the footpath.  People need to use the busy road to navigate the obstacle.
I duly got in touch with the County Council and they have advised that the landowner is arranging to have the hedge in question cut back.
Further information available from
 District Manager Ashfield & Broxtowe
Via East Midlands Ltd
Tel 0300 5008080
11)   Christians Against Poverty – Ilkeston Debt Centre

 

I have been asked by Ian Robertson, Centre Manager for Christians Against Poverty in Ilkeston to relay the following information:

Christians against Poverty (CAP) have recently opened a new debt centre in Ilkeston which offers free debt help to those struggling with debt. Their service is not only available to those living in Ilkeston and Heanor but also to anyone in the NG16 sub-postcodes 1-4 (an area stretching from Nuthall to Langley Mill).

A CAP debt centre is not a place but a process.  People telephone CAP on 0800 3280006 requesting help.  The local centre manager with a support worker visits the enquirer in the privacy of their home and collects all the financial information.  On receipt of all details CAP analyse the problems and recommend a way forward.That may be a debt repayment plan and/or an insolvency option.  Budgeting advice is always given and CAP seek to support their clients through the whole process of them becoming debt free.

CAP helps over 20,000 clients a year and handles over £45 million of client debt.It works with hundreds of finance and utility companies and saw over 2500 clients become debt free last year.  Ian Robertson manager of the new centre at Ilkeston says; “Typically debts can build up when a relationship breaks down,someone loses their job,or through bereavement–so often when people are least able to cope with a financial headache.  We hope over the next few years to help countless local people and families,regardless of their age,gender,faith or background to put their debt nightmares behind them and start a new life.”

For more information please contact

Ian Robertson

ianrobertson@capuk.org

tel: 07504507347

 

12)   Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP)- Job Vacancy 

 

BWP have a vacancy for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker – part time 30 hour post £24,500 pro rata.

The closing date is tomorrow Friday 27 October 2017 – please contact enquiries.broxtowewp.org for more information or telephone the Business and Fundraising Manager on 01773 718555.

 

13)  Rumbletums Christmas Craft Fair – advance notice – Friday 1 December 2017 530pm – 8pm

Advance notice from Rumbletums of their Christmas event.  If you would like to book a stall – please contact Siobhan for more details on 0115 9384953 – or email training.rumbletums@gmail.com

This is the same day as the Kimberley Christmas light switch on.

 

14)  Nine Corners Kimberley – should we have a zebra crossing?

 

A number of years ago I approached the County Council with regards to the possibility of a zebra crossing by Nine Corners, Kimberley.  It’s very difficult to cross as Rev Barbara Holbrook (and Baggins) and I experienced last week.  I know that a number of people previously said they would like a crossing in this area – due to the amount of people trying to get to the church, Kettlebrook Lodge etc.

Unfortunately at the time the County Council did not look favourably on the request.

Is have a crossing something that you are still concerned about and would like to see happen? Please let me know and I’m happy to try and coordinate a further approach.

 

15) Maws Lane/Eastwood Road, Kimberley junction

……And finally for this month a couple of points regarding Maws Lane.

Far from the £25,000 scheme (which I wholly opposed) preventing accidents, there was a collision there this week with a number of the new bollards being ripped out of place.

I just wish that the County Council would have listened to the constructive comments that Kimberley residents raised as part of the consultation exercise we undertook two years ago.

Additionally I am aware that the Passenger Transport team at Nottinghamshire County Council arranged for monitoring of the impact of the bus stop on Eastwood Road (next to crossing) was having on Maws Lane.

Happy to take more feedback on this with the hope that one day the County Council will listen rather than react.

 

Local Community Business Information

Four Seasons preservation joinery, window replacement & building restoration
Based in Heanor
Contact Mick Short 07976263038

Pet Walk and Stay

Hi my name is Katerina Sykes the proprietor of Pet Walk & Stay home comfortI am devoted to providing the best possible pet service for you and your pet/s.

We often find ourselves in an increasing demanding lifestyle which distracts to carrying out the undivided attention we give our pets.

My home is a special place that’s cool for pets to stay, reducing stress and anxiety from alternative lodgings, giving you the freedom to enjoy your time away while I provide the loving care for your pets.

Choose from a range of care options;

· Regular walks

· Day care

· Overnight stays

· Home visits

As I strive to deliver a relaxed and stress free environment for your pets, it is important for you to feel reassured that your pets are in the best care and that you have the confidence in me, your pet sitter/walker. I hold a pet sitting diploma and a pet first aid certificate. Very importantly I am insured. In addition, I can use my experience of caring for my own pets as I understand how they form an integral part of the family. The feedback from pet owners have been how relaxed their pets are and grateful for the regular walks and company.

Affordable rates, so please contact me to discuss and arrange a pre-visit as prices are tailored around your pet’s needs. I am a friendly professional, reliable and will always try to fit around your commitments.

Mobile number: 07763 949535

Email: sitnstayhc@outlook.com

I live in Awsworth which offers easy access to rural areas.  Awsworth village is conveniently located close to the motorway.

Kind regards

Katerina Sykes

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Guitar/Bass tuition with a professional musician

Russell Saxton guitar teacher.  Lives in Kimberley.

I’m currently taking Guitar, Bass, Ukelele and Mandolin students, all levels from total beginners to advanced players. I teach all styles, rock, blues, metal, indie, folk, country, jazz etc.  I can offer lessons tailored to suit the individual in which you simply learn the basics and perhaps knock out a few of your favourite tunes, or a structured course from the ground up teaching all aspects of music and playing the guitar.
I’m based in Ilkeston at Zebra Muzik, message me for details or call me on 07903 610487.

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KH Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy Clinic based in the heart of Kimberley
11 James Street
Kimberley
NG162LP
Im a fully qualified, HCPC registered physiotherapist with a keen interest in running related injuries and promoting health and physical activity in the community.  I offer the following services:
*Physiotherapy Assessments
*Gait Analysis 
*Chair based exercise classes
*Couch to 5k running courses
For more details on all of the above or to contact me/book an appointment please see my webpage
http://www.khphysiotherapy.com/
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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).

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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 !!!!

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Reflex Bliss

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

hello@reflexbliss.com

www.reflexbliss.com

Angela Henson

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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

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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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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Watnall PreSchool

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 : enquiries@watnallpreschool.co.uk

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Vision Property Maintenance
Offers a fast property maintenance service, responding to your call quickly and efficient to eradicate your property challenges at a cost to suit your budget.
We founded our business to offer multi trades to landlords, letting agents and homeowners across the East Midlands.  Our team are trained in all aspects of the building trade, so we  have someone at hand to respond to your call.
Whilst we are quick to attend your needs, we are a local company so we are able to work to your budget however big or small the job is.
Plumbing, general maintenance, joinery, fencing, windows and doors including locksmith service, roofing electrical.
We provide an emergency maintenance service, reacting to issues within two hours from your call.
Vision Property Maintenance
Nigel Bonham
10 Chapter Drive, Kimberley, Nottingham, NG16 2QD
07771 545163
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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

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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

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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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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Elmer Driving

Patient, friendly and reliable driving instructor based inKimberley.

For more details visit www.elmerdriving.co.uk or call Tim on 07916 269026.

Tim Elmer

www.elmerdriving.co.uk

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Woodside East Mids Ltd – MOT, Service, Repairs, free MOT with full service, Gate H Station Road/Hardy Street, Kimberley, NG16 2NR, 0115 9385523

www.woodsidelimited.co.uk

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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

email:- notjust.crafty@outlook.com

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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/

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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

E: nygel73@me.com

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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:  brownwayne13@yahoo.com

or Tel:  0115 8544615  Mob  0792 1835 305

to chat about what you have in mind.

www.waynebrownphotography.co.uk www.onlinepictureproof.com/waynebrownphotography/ www.wukmuscle.co.uk

fUJIDISTINCTION winner three times, 121 swpp awards since 2005 – portrait photographer of the month 17 times since 2004.

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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

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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

E:  stibbitts2@csc.com

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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

rmhomeservices@sky.com

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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: sales@cavendishsystems.com

Web: http://www.cavendishsystems.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

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John Sherwin Ltd Specialist Motor Engineers Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, Alfreton,Derby DE55 4JS

Tel:  01773 604400

http://www.jsherwin-vwaudi.co.uk/21565/jsherwin.htm

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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

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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: steve@tripletriple.co.uk

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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  glomo.vicstreet@ntlworld.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/

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Softwurkz

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 richard@softwurkz.com   07765 531388     or Peter Graboswki on softwurkz.peter@yahoo.co.uk   07818 255107     or Stephen: stephen@softwurkz.com

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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

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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), noah.ark.kimberley@live.co.uk

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.

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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

07714294324

www.kevintannerphotography.co.uk

Email: Tannerfolio@aol.com

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Amanda’s Massage Room
 
I’m Amanda. Diploma & NVQ Level 3 Qualified in Swedish and Relaxation Massage. 
77, Larkfield Road Nuthall, Nottingham NG16 1EU. Tel: 07771330223
Offering
*Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage
*Full Body Massage
*Aromatherapy Massage
*Hot Oil Massage
*Ex-foliating Massage
*G 5 Massage  (mechanical massage)
*Indian Head Massage
*Foot Spas / Foot Massage
*Massage and Facial
*Facials
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
Gentlemen welcome
Open every day from 10 am – till 8.30 pm  Closed Sunday

CALL Amanda on 07771330223 for more info.    Answer phone available outside of working hours
Fully Licensed and Insured 
www.amandasmassageroom.co.uk
www.facebook.com/amandasmassageroom

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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

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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: gregory.brian@virginmedia.com

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Looking for spare parts for your solid fuel appliance? ContactKimberleyresident Peter Grabowski GAP Supplies –  0115 945 8672

email: gapsupplies@yahoo.co.uk  or  p.grabowski@sky.com

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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MSC-Lifecoaching Personal, Professional & Academic coaching – Skills for Life • ONLINE CONSULTATIONS at www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk • 1 to 1 Educational home tuition for students 7 years to post-grad. • Study Skills & Exam Techniques. Revision schedules prepared • Dissertations, CVs & Personal Statements proof-read & improved • Matching your personal attributes to career & job market • Interview techniques, Presentations, Speeches, Public Speaking • Personal Lifeplan strategies – Have you got one ? • Managing Life crises: Ergonomics in Life choices • Management Consultancy, Training, coaching for Organisational Development

CONTACT: Neil Green M.Sc., Dip. I.S.M., P.G.C.E.

Noel Street,Kimberley

uk.neil@gmail.com