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Broxtowe News Update & Information Service May 2017 – General Election (June 8 special)

Hi all

I write this newsletter in very sombre times.  I had planned to send this newsletter originally some days ago, but in view of the abhorrent events in Manchester on Monday – all political campaigning was temporarily suspended.

In one sense the General Election on Thursday 8 June now seems an unwelcome distraction from the grief, unity and compassion now indelibly etched in the hearts and minds of all of us towards those who are grieving and for those who so tragically lost their lives.

It is my hope that whatever the result of the General Election we can perhaps in a sense as not experienced before come together in our local communities with a sense of hope and determination against the dark evil will not prevail.  That we would once again in our prayers rediscover a sense of inspiration, and in our tears understand that in some way goodness and mercy will prevail.

If you live in the Broxtowe area you can offer your thoughts of condolences here:

https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/book-of-condolence/book-of-condolence-manchester/

Moving onto the General Election on 8 June – I’ve included some specific details below, alongside a shorter update on other issues.

I’ll be back next month in June with a comprehensive community update.

If you need help with any casework before, please get in touch.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service May 2017 – General Election (June 8 special)

1) News in brief

a) Consultation on Double Yellow Lines for Cornfield Road, Kimberley

A consultation letter to affected residents has been sent out by Derwent Living.  The expiry date for making your comments is 16 June 2017.  For more information please contact Donna Gilmore: – Donna.Gilmore@DerwentLiving.com

 

b) Broxtowe Women’s Project – vacancy for Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker

See on the following link for the job advert details: 1advert

 

c)  Travelling by tram to the QMC

A new south entrance to the QMC due summer 2017 is being planned – please see the following link for more information:

https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/getting-here/qmc-and-our-emergency-department/travelling-by-tram/new-south-entrance-due-summer-2017/

d)  Eastwood Road/Maws Lane junction

The Local Government Ombudsman is considering representations against Nottinghamshire County Council in respect of the process they have followed leading up to the recent works taking place.  When a result is known I will update you.

e)  The Smoothie Bar Window Exhibition – June 5th to June 17th

Paintings, Pottery, photographs and cards for sale – The Smoothie Bar, 1 Bath Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 8AH

Contact Nandina Mason & Len Harvey for more details – nandina@nandinaart.com – 0753 0022 975

 

 

2)  General Election Thursday 8 June 2017

Broxtowe

All the candidates standing for election in the Broxtowe parliamentary constituency are shown here: statement-of-persons-nominated-broxtowe-constituency

I’m going to focus my thoughts on the Labour candidate Greg Marshall.

I’ve known Greg for six years and have served alongside him in his role as a borough councillor in Broxtowe.  Greg is a very passionate person, especially about Broxtowe and he is a strong public speaker.  He shares my rather dry sense of humour, and whilst we admittedly don’t always agree on the way that the Labour Party leadership currently concentrates its focus, we most definitely share the same values of solidarity, a sense of compassion for the vulnerable and for robust local communities.   We remain strong friends also despite of our sharp differences on choice of football teams.

I would be very proud to see Greg win on 8 June 2017 and I know he would be an excellent ambassador for all of the residents across Broxtowe. I unreservedly endorse him for this election in Broxtowe and would urge all residents to vote for him.

A statement directly from Greg is shown immediately below & his latest leaflet is shown here: DMK2238553

Introducing your Labour candidate Greg Marshall  

I am standing to be your next MP because I am from Broxtowe and I am for Broxtowe in everything I do. I was raised in Attenborough and have lived locally for most of my life. I currently live in Beeston with my wife Jane and our two daughters. 

I have worked for the Environment Agency for over twenty years, protecting our water environment. I am a school governor, a Borough Councillor, and a staunch defender of public services. I will stand up for our local area, and for local people, jobs and services.

 

The things I stand for 

In this election, we have a choice: we can pick a fairer society based on principles of equality or we can take a divisive approach which sets people in our communities against each other. I stand for a fair society, where we have a fully funded NHS without privatisation, where our children can access comprehensive education, where our pensions are protected and where we all benefit from the proceeds of a strong, sustainable economy.

 

My pledges to you 

1. I am from Broxtowe, and I promise to stand up for Broxtowe. I will always do what is best for our community. I will listen to local residents and I will speak up for the things that matter to us. 

2. I will fight to keep our NHS public, and well funded. We can and will care for everyone especially the elderly, sick and vulnerable. I want increased investment and to end privatisation. 

3. A Brexit that works for everyone. I will represent all views in getting the

best deal for our community and I will oppose strongly any deal that is not right for the people of Broxtowe. 

4. Investing in jobs and the economy is a top priority. I will support measures that create the environment for economic growth, giving hope and opportunity to the many not the few. 

5. I will work hard for better homes and better schools. We need to bring about long term investment in housing and schools, to deliver for current and future generations.

 

A positive plan for North Broxtowe

In North Broxtowe, the only change that we have seen under the Tories is things getting significantly worse. 

Some things are clear: we have seen an increase in traffic congestion across the whole area: at Nuthall Island, in Kimberley town centre, and in Trowell as a result of the Stanton developments. Air quality is getting worse in Trowell too, and the threat of open casting looms ever closer. In Kimberley, we are seeing shops moving into the high street and then moving straight back out again as they struggle to keep up with their business rates. 

Something has to give. It is time for an MP that has a clear vision for North Broxtowe. These issues are being treated in isolation but they are not separate. We need a joined up plan for the North of the borough, looking at how we foster economic development, how we support small businesses, and how we do that in the context of having a joined up approach to transport. 

If elected as your MP, one of my first tasks will be to set about promoting a positive vision for the future of North Broxtowe. My plan for the North of the constituency will focus on supporting local economic growth, along with practical solutions to the transport issues we are facing. 

 

Ashfield

The Labour candidate is Gloria De Piero.  Gloria has been a brilliant constituency MP fighting for local residents on pensions for former miners, securing broadband in Selston, supporting local schools and campaigning on road safety amongst many other issues.

I will be voting for Gloria.

http://www.gloria-de-piero.co.uk/contact/

Amber Valley

Statement of persons nominated: http://info.ambervalley.gov.uk/docarc/docviewer.aspx?docguid=cb5cefbdd3044d13950b6d229e229499

 

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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KHPhysiotherapy

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).

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – early May 2017 – County Council Elections Results Special

Hi all

This is a brief update with information on the results of the County Council elections in Broxtowe yesterday, covering all wards.

I’ll be back with a full update later this month (and before the General Election on 8 June).

Incidentally if you are going to be away on holiday in June and will require a postal vote and are not already registered for one please see: https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/elections-voting/parliamentary-election-8th-june/

If you need help with any casework before, please get in touch.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service early May 2017 – County Council Elections Results Special

Nottinghamshire County Council Elections – Thursday 4 May 2017 – results for Broxtowe

(key  E = elected)

Kimberley & Nuthall

Boettge, Kat (Green Party) 397 – 10.4% share of the vote

Cullen, Teresa Ann (Labour Party) 1,011 – 26.5% share of the vote

Jones, Graham Andrew (UK Independence Party (UKIP) 268 – 7.0% share of the vote

Owen, Philip John (The Conservative Party Candidate)  2,132 (E) – 56.0% share of the vote

 

Beeston Central & Rylands

Foale, Kate (Labour Party) 2,051 (E) – 52.3% share of the vote

Roberts-Thomson, Trish (The Conservative Party Candidate) 1,269 – 32.3% share of the vote

Rule, Sylvia Anne (Green Party) 217 – 5.5% share of the vote

Slater, Gav (Liberal Democrats) 387 – 9.9% share of the vote

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Bramcote & Beeston North

Carr, Steve (Liberal Democrats) 1,966 (E) – 41.2% share of the vote

Cobb, Chris (UK Independence Party (UKIP) 119 – 2.5% share of the vote

Nathanail, Constantine Paul (Independent) 150 – 3.1% share of the vote

Smith, Tony (The Conservative Party Candidate) 1,355 – 28.4% share of the vote

Winfield, Ellie (Labour Party) 1,178 – 24.7% share of the vote

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Eastwood

Griffiths, David Jonathan (Labour Party) 721 – 23.5% share of the vote

Harper, Tony (The Conservative Party Candidate) 1,180 (E) – 38.5% of the vote

Longdon, Keith (Liberal Democrats) 861 – 28.1% share of the vote

Morton, Pat (Green Party) 84 – 2.7% share of the vote

Tordoff, Paul Bryan (UK Independence Party (UKIP) 219 – 7.1% share of the vote

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Greasley & Brinsley

please see:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/electionresults/2017/Divisions/greasley-and-brinsley

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Stapleford & Broxtowe Central

please see:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/electionresults/2017/Divisions/stapleford-and-broxtowe-central

 

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Toton, Chilwell & Attenborough

please see:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/electionresults/2017/Divisions/toton-chilwell-and-attenborough

 

Derbyshire

Across Derbyshire the results for the County Council are listed at:

https://derbyshire.gov.uk/council/elections/local-elections/results/default.asp#9/53.1014/-1.7194

 

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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KHPhysiotherapy

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).

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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

0115 919 2190

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – April 2017

Hi all

A warm welcome to my April newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined so far during 2017.

Due to the imminent General Election called last week for Thursday 8 June, as you can imagine my already busy work load has now as they say “gone through the roof”!  This update is therefore much briefer than it is usually.  Incidentally if you are going to be away on holiday in June and will require a postal vote and are not already registered for one please see: https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/for-you/elections-voting/parliamentary-election-8th-june/

If you have feedback on any issue or require assistance with personal casework, please give me a shout, I’m more than happy to help if I can.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – April 2017

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

I am very pleased to report that Eastwood Town Council are making a very positive contribution towards the development of the Tram extension from Phoenix Park.  As part of the council’s Neighbourhood Plan – they held some public open sessions last month and I attended one of them on Saturday 18 March.  The full updated details regarding the tram extension are provided at the link below.

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

There remains very important work in the background towards the tram development with ongoing discussion between various local authorities.  I will continue to keep you updated with progress.

 

2)  Double yellow lines – Cornfield Road, Kimberley (opposite the new Coop on Maws Lane)

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch about this matter.  I have received lots of feedback via email, telephone and Facebook.

The background to this issue can be found for example in my March newsletter which you can view: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2017/03/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-march-2017/

– so I won’t repeat it all here.

What I can update you on is a very productive meeting I held with Donna Gilmore
Housing Officer at Derwent Living.  We met yesterday 27 April in Rumbletums Café in Kimberley and discussed in great detail the proposals to be put to the County Council for double yellow lines on Cornfield Road (opposite the Coop entrance).  We went through the requests I had received for the double yellow lines and also those who were opposing the idea.  We also talked about other matters relating to CCTV and lighting in the area.

We decided that at this stage it would be prudent for Donna to consult with all affected residents on Cornfield as to the suggested double yellow lines and see what response is obtained from all residents affected.  The last thing we wanted to was submit a joint bid to the County Council, then only to find that this then causes different problems elsewhere.  Residents on Cornfield Road will also be asked for alternative views on how road safety can be improved if there is a widespread opposition to the yellow lines.

When the responses come back Donna & I will meet again and work out a way forward that is agreeable to the majority of residents.  I will update you in due course and if you have any questions in the meantime please get in touch.

 

3)  Ombudsman Complaint – against Nottinghamshire County Council regarding works undertaken at Maws Lane Junction

I have received this week information from the Ombudsman regarding a complaint that was sent by local residents to the Ombudsman regarding the works that have been undertaken.

The Ombudsman has asked the County Council a series of very detailed questions including how the work that has now been completed came about in the first instance, how the consultation process was followed, the evidence that was (and was not taken into account) and various other matters.

When the final investigation is complete I will let you know.

 

4)   National Garden Scheme – Kimberley

The beautiful garden at 7 Colly Gate, Kimberley NG16 2PJ – is open to the public on Monday 1st May (bank holiday) – 1pm until 5pm.

For more information please contact Doreen Fahey: dfahey456@hotmail.com

 

5)   D H Lawrence Museum, Eastwood

This coming Sunday 30 April, visitors can enjoy free taster tours of the museum with costumed guides and demonstrations of the Victorian Wash-house in Eastwood – more details are available at:

https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/news-events/news/press-releases-2017/april/free-entry-to-dh-lawrence-museum-for-the-big-day-out/?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

 

6)  Refuse collection Noel Street, Kimberley

I have received reports recently of residents’ bins that have been missed for collection and left unemptied for a while.  I have reported this matter to Broxtowe.  If anyone has experienced any specific problems please do let me know.

 

7)   Nottinghamshire County Council Elections – Thursday 4 May 2017

Next Thursday there are elections for Nottinghamshire County Council (as there are elsewhere too in the East Midlands – for example Derbyshire and Leicestershire).

The full list of candidates standing throughout Nottinghamshire is shown here:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/nottinghamshire-county-council-elections

The nominated candidates within Broxtowe can be viewed at:

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/nottinghamshire-county-council-elections/broxtowe-candidates

Across Derbyshire the candidates for the County Council are listed at:

http://derbyshire.gov.uk/council/elections/local-elections/candidates-by-electoral-division/default.asp

 

There are some significant boundary changes in Nottinghamshire which will mean that you may well find yourself in a new ward for the County Council to that which you are used to.  I’ll concentrate predominantly on the issues in Kimberley (as I know that area best), but in the spirit of openness I have provided details above of all candidates who are standing.

Kimberley will now be combined with Nuthall (whereas previously Kimberley was grouped together with Kimberley, Awsworth, Cossall & Trowell).

By way of brief history (Kimberley & Trowell as it then was) had Labour representation from 1993 – 1997 (Robert Pettitt), and then from 1997 through to 2005 when I held the seat.  I stood down from the County Council in 2005 as I was Labour parliamentary candidate in Charnwood (Leicestershire).  The Liberal Democrats – Ken Rigby from Trowell took the seat in 2005 and is the current incumbent.  He is retiring.  The list of candidates for Kimberley & Nuthall are shown below as follows:

  • Boettge, Kat (Green Party)
  • Cullen, Teresa Ann (Labour Party)
  • Jones, Graham Andrew (UK Independence Party (UKIP))
  • Owen, Philip John (The Conservative Party Candidate)

I have been working for and will be supporting Teresa Cullen on 4 May.  Teresa is the only candidate who has openly committed to supporting the tram extension to Kimberley and through to Eastwood (and into Amber Valley).

One key question I think is really worth considering is this before voting next Thursday – we already have in Broxtowe a Conservative controlled Borough Council and a Conservative MP.  Do you really want a one party state?  The Conservatives controlling the County Council too would be really unhealthy for democracy and would mean our precious public services already decimated by current  government policies, would be basically wiped out and completely replaced by a vastly inferior private system.  In turn then accountable to no one and run purely for the sake of profit.

Information on elections across England, Scotland and Wales for local government and mayoral elections can be found at:

http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/find-information-by-subject/elections-and-referendums/upcoming-elections-and-referendums

 

 

 

Local Community Business Information

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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KHPhysiotherapy

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).

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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

0115 919 2190

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – March 2017

Hi all

A warm welcome to my March newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined so far during 2017.

As ever there is a lot to get through locally so straight down to business.

If you have feedback on any issue or require assistance with personal casework, please give me a shout.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – March 2017

 

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

I am very pleased to report that Eastwood Town Council are making a very positive contribution towards the development of the Tram extension from Phoenix Park.  As part of the council’s Neighbourhood Plan – they held some public open sessions earlier this month and I attended one of them on Saturday 18 March.  The full updated details regarding the tram extension are provided at the link below.

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

There remains very important work in the background towards the tram development with ongoing discussion between various local authorities.  I will continue to keep you updated with progress.

 

2)  Cinema proposals Giltbrook Retail Park (GRP)

I am likewise pleased and at the same time excited with the developments on Giltbrook Retail Park (GRP) – and I believe that the news of Moonlight cinema showings next month are a big step forward in the right direction of securing a permanent cinema in this area.

At various points during the past few years when I have held meetings with British Land (GRP owners), they have hinted that before a permanent cinema could be in place they would allow a pop up cinema to gauge interest in the initiative.

Essentially this venture (a drive-in cinema) means that a pop up cinema is erected, you book your tickets before hand, turn up at the venue in your car, turn off your car lights (tune in via your car radio to get sound), and the viewing commences.

I spoke with the Managing Director of Moonlight Cinema earlier this month Benjamin Stonehouse earlier this month.  He operates other drive in cinemas in various parts of the UK and he was astounded at how quickly the tickets for the Giltbrook Retail Park sold out.

Three relevant links are shown immediately below as follows:

http://www.eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk/news/delight-as-cinema-to-pop-up-at-shops-1-8428704

https://www.moonlightcinema.com/nottingham/site/howitworks

Cinema Project 2013 – Giltbrook Retail Park

I am attending one of the showings next Wednesday 5 April, and am also planning to visit another retail park in the East Midlands next month to look at their permanent cinema operations.

If any of you are attending any of the Giltbrook showings I will be very interested to receive your feedback.

 

3)  Fake news or a manifest injustice?

Over the past few months and especially around the time of Donald Trump’s election presidential victory last year there has been a lot of talk about fake news.  Essentially as the argument goes fake news refers to articles that people share on social media that are designed to mislead and cause unnecessary panic.

You can decide for yourself whether you think the following represents fake news or a manifest injustice.

There are currently 3 borough councillors representing Kimberley – Cllr Mel Crow, Cllr Shane Easom (both Conservative) & myself.   On 8 November 2016 the three of us received an email from Broxtowe Borough Council officers seeking our views on a jacket potato stall on Toll Bar Square in Kimberley being able to trade on a trial basis on a Wednesday.  Surrounding businesses were also to be consulted.

I responded giving this initiative my full support.

The next thing I know I am informed by officers at Broxtowe that this initiative had been “pulled” at the last minute and they were quite rightly in my opinion very annoyed about this.  As Cllr Mel Crow who is the Deputy Leader of the council had made such strenuous objections they felt duty bound to take this no further.  The officers could not make sense of any sound reasons for not going forward with this (and neither could I).

Earlier this year this year I met with the owner of the jacket potato stall Stephanie Hather in Kimberley and we discussed what had happened.  Steph was singularly unhappy with the way she had been treated – so I arranged meeting with the Chief Executive, Steph & myself at Broxtowe Borough Council on Wednesday 15 February.  Whilst the Chief Executive had every sympathy with the points that Steph & I put over and confirmed that the decision that Cllr Crow had made was incorrect and in effect not hers to make (Cllrs do not possess statutory powers to intervene in the way that she did) – the hands of the Chief Executive as other officers at Broxtowe were tied as a “political decision” albeit incorrectly, had been made.

Further facts have come to light during the past few weeks:

a) Steph already trades in Stapleford (another part of Broxtowe) – with no adverse effects.

b) Nottinghamshire County Council have given authority for Steph to trade on the highway in a different part of Kimberley!

As far as Broxtowe council officers are concerned they have stated that this matter should be brought before a committee of councillors later this year to make a decision.

Whilst I understand the Broxtowe council officers genuine reasons for doing this my instinct tells me that all sorts of various spurious political arguments (by some Tories) will be deployed to try and prevent Steph from trading.

Of her own volition – Steph has started a petition – and I hope as many of you as possible will sign this (details below).

From my perspective, it’s not just about supporting a single trader wanting to add diversity and provide services for Kimberley.  It’s crucially about fairness and openness.  What’s best for Kimberley and the surrounding areas should not boil down to (secretly) protecting a few of your existing business friends on James Street.

Telling a Kimberley resident and someone who has lived in and around Kimberley all her life that she cannot trade in her own town appears to me not only spiteful but also nonsensical.

Council officers are not to blame in this, they are working really hard to try and boost business trade across the borough.  They have been overruled.

Fake news or a manifest injustice?   You decide.

To sign Steph’s petition – please click on:

https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/bring-stephanies-spuds-to-kimberley/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=button

See also: http://www.eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk/news/spud-van-ban-caterer-takes-on-authority-1-8453823

 

3)   Ilkeston railway station

Ilkeston railway station opens this coming Sunday 2 April.  Some useful information can be found at:

https://www.ilkestonrailwaystation.co.uk/

https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/ILN#station-timetables

https://www.ilkestonrailwaystation.co.uk/2017/02/electronic-national-rail-timetable-shows-planned-ilkeston-stopping-services/

 

4)  Coop – Maws Lane, Kimberley

I reported in last month’s newsletter that I had met on Wednesday 22 February with the Area Manager for the Coop Mr Phil Haines at the new store on Maws Lane.  We discussed a number of issues that have been raised with me during the last few weeks.

My overall impression of the Coop was that it is a well maintained and tidy store offering a wide range of products, with approachable staff.  I have spoken to local residents who really feel that the store has been a godsend especially for elderly residents who struggle to get into Kimberley.

With regards to the traffic issues in and around Cornfield Road – over the vehicle entrance to the store then I understand that the Coop are arranging for some new white line traffic markings.

I also mentioned in February’s newsletter that I would consult about the possibility of having double yellow lines could be implemented along a stretch of Cornfield Road.

Thank you to everyone who has responded, via email and telephone.

The upshot of the responses is that the majority (Coop and local residents) do favour yellow lines being but in place along a stretch of Cornfield Road.  However it is only fair to report that I have at the same time received some strong objections from people living within the flats on Cornfield, and they have stated the reasons (including fear of crime and safety) why they park their cars where they do, near the entrance to the Coop and not in the adjacent car park.

Rather than simply ask the County Council to implement the proposed double yellow lines I have contacted Derwent Living first to explore a number of issues and have a discussion with them on how possibly double yellow lines could be implemented without alienating some of their residents.

I do not want to propose a scheme to the county council, only to find in turn that this causes lots of grievance elsewhere.

When I have more information on this I will let you know.

I have also been sent pictures of problems with large vehicles reversing into the Coop car park – and of damage to a nearby street sign on Strathglen Close. I have spoken with Phil Haines (Area Manager for the Coop) and can confirm that he has spoken to both Warbutons Ltd and Allied Bakeries (Kingsmill) – who have in turn advised that this particular reversing practice will cease.

Please do keep me up to date with happenings – I know that things often happen very quickly – and I am keen to ensure that we can get some long term resolutions to the current problems in this area.

 

5)   National Garden Scheme – Kimberley

The beautiful garden at 7 Colly Gate, Kimberley NG16 2PJ – is open to the public on Monday 1st May (bank holiday) – 1pm until 5pm.

For more information please contact Doreen Fahey: dfahey456@hotmail.com

 

6)   Smart Motorways Programme M1 – Junctions 23a-25

I have been informed that the official start of works for the M1 J23a-25 Smart Motorway scheme will begin on tomorrow.  Costain Galliford Try (CGT) Joint Venture, working on behalf of Highways England, will be carrying out the construction for this scheme.

To maximise efficiencies during construction and to minimise the overall scheme duration, construction activities will be taking place across the full length of the scheme. This will require traffic management and reduced speed limits between junctions 23a and 25 to ensure the safety of the workforce and the travelling public.

Environmental management during construction

The contractor is required to apply best practical means as defined in Section 72 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 to reduce noise to a minimum. A Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP) and a Register of Environmental Actions and Commitments (REAC) have been produced to ensure construction works are appropriately managed to mitigate environmental impacts. In addition, in advance of certain work activities CGT will notify residents in close proximity.

Traffic management

During the scheme, temporary lane closures will be installed as certain activities often require an increased footprint to ensure the safety of our workforce; this will also aid in minimising the overall construction duration. Full overnight closures of the motorway will only be used when necessary, primarily for traffic management switches and installation of gantries. Night time working hours are 20.00-06.00.

During the construction of this scheme, there will be:

·         Three lanes open to traffic in each direction during peak periods;

·         Traffic Safety and Control Officer permanently on site;

·         Free breakdown recovery service along the extent;

·         24 hour CCTV coverage; and

·         Planned diversion routes using established emergency diversion routes.

Traffic management plans will also be available from 30 March 2017 on the dedicated website for the scheme at: http://roads.highways.gov.uk/projects/m1-junctions-23a-to-25-smart-motorway/

Closures during the works will be available on the scheme website provided above. Please note that closures are subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, so it is advised to check our scheme website which will be updated accordingly.  For real time traffic information please visit Traffic England at: http://www.trafficengland.com/

For more information please contact Dave Cooke, Project Manager, M1 Junctions 23a to 25 Smart Motorway

email:  M1.J23a-25@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

7)   Job Vacancy – Broxtowe Women’s Project Ltd

A job vacancy has arisen for a Service Co-ordinator as below:

28 hours per week, £28,746 pro rata

Temporary Contract for 1 year with continuation subject to secured funding

Location: Broxtowe Borough, Nottinghamshire

Established in 2001, Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) is a small and highly regarded domestic abuse support and advice service that offers survivors a range of services within the Borough of Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire

BWP is currently funded for its support services for the next three by the Big Lottery and one year by Comic Relief, and we are looking for an energetic, experienced and enthusiastic Service Co-ordinator who will lead and manage a small team of outreach support workers, training and awareness officer and a cohort of volunteers. This post will enable BWP to continue to deliver a high quality service to women experiencing or surviving domestic abuse and help identify opportunities to increase the service reach to local women.

The post-holder will be committed to BWP’s mission and expected to work in line with BWP’s policies and in a sensitive, flexible and non-judgmental way to promote the empowerment of women and their children.

We are looking for someone who has had a team leader or management role or at least three years direct experience of working with women and/or women survivors where domestic abuse has been the central focus. We would like to appoint someone with experience of outreach work or similar and knowledge of relevant legislation related to domestic abuse and agencies supporting women.

The post holder will maintain positive relationships with relevant voluntary and statutory agencies e.g. Housing, Police, Social Services, Health, other voluntary sector groups etc., in order to improve the BWP service for women and children facing abuse. The post holder will be managed by the Business and Fundraising Manager, and work with team members and the Board of Trustees to deliver a high quality service.

A full driving licence and access to own transport is essential.

For an application pack, please see the BWP website www.broxtowewomensproject.org.uk

or e-mail to enquiries.bwp@btconnect.com 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:             Friday 8th April 2017 (midday)

Interview Date:          Friday 28th April 2017 Venue TBC

  • It is BWP’s policy that applicants should have objective distance in their work and not have been service users of BWP or other domestic abuse services within the 12 months prior to the application.
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • It is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for all applicants to be female (Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies).

 

8)   Manhole cover Main Street/Noel Street junction, Kimberley

I received some complaints earlier this months about a faulty manhole cover in the above area.  I reported this to the County Council who in turn advised that they would pass the details to the relevant utility company to repair.

 

9)  Planning Committee – Broxtowe Borough Council – Wednesday 22 March 2017

The last Planning Committee at Broxtowe heard some interesting applications.  The full agenda is shown at the link below.

https://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/media/3094/agenda-22-march-2017.pdf

If anyone has questions on any items please let me know.

 

10)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

Some of the most interesting articles I have come across recently.  It does not mean I endorse everything that is written, but they do provoke thought:

a) Reuniting the UK beyond Brexit: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2017/03/reuniting-and-renewing-kingdom-britain-beyond-brexit

b) The gig economy – management by app, flexible work but read the small print: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/economy/2017/03/gig-economy-freedom-boss-or-just-con

c) Impeachment obsession is unhelpful, the biggest challenge is normalisation of Trump’s politics of hate: http://www.newstatesman.com/world/2017/03/donald-trump-unfit-office-dont-bet-him-being-impeached

d) (In my opinion) – a balanced opinion on Scottish Independence: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2017/03/sturgeons-mission-how-brexit-changes-snps-argument-independence

 

Local Community Business Information

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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KHPhysiotherapy

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).

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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

0115 919 2190

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – February 2017

Hi all

A warm welcome to my February newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined so far during 2017.

It certainly is a challenge to continue to remain optimistic about politics and political engagement in the light of so much distrust generally in politicians and so much uncertainty about the future.

I continue to remain upbeat however.  My diary is full with plenty of opportunities for positive involvement with local individuals & communities in Broxtowe and the surrounding areas.

Also in a wider sense – politics is never still for long!  There are important County Council elections locally in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leics, Lincs etc on Thursday 4 May 2017, together with elections for councils in Scotland and Wales as well as elections for the newly created English Regional Mayors.  In respect of the Regional Mayors these elections are taking place in several places throughout England including; the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and Greater Manchester.  These newly established Mayors will lead combined authorities set up by groups of local councils, as part of devolution deals giving the combined authorities additional powers and funding.

As ever there is a lot to get through locally so straight down to business.

If you have feedback on any issue or require assistance with personal casework, please give me a shout.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – February 2017

1)  Coop – Maws Lane, Kimberley

Last Wednesday 22 February I met with the Area Manager for the Coop Mr Phil Haines at the new store on Maws Lane.  We discussed a number of issues that have been raised with me during the last few weeks.

My overall impression of the Coop is that it is a well maintained and tidy store offering a wide range of products, with approachable staff.

In terms of the previous burglaries and bouts of anti social behaviour the Coop are now confident that there are measures in place to reduce such occurrences again – such as CCTV & the presence of a security guard.

With regards to the traffic issues in and around Cornfield Road, Kimberley – over the vehicle entrance to the store then I understand that the Coop are arranging for some new white line traffic markings.

With regards to parking of cars opposite the entrance to the store then the Coop have asked me to investigate whether double yellow lines could be implemented along a stretch of Cornfield Road.

I would very much value feedback from you on this as to whether you think this is a positive step forward.  Whilst I have already asked the County Council about this some weeks ago (and they declined), if there is a strong feeling in favour of such action I am happy to raise this again.

Whilst I was meeting with the Coop I did see two cars parked directly opposite the entrance that would have to park elsewhere should double yellow lines be introduced.

If there is a genuine consensus on any suggestions for change around here I am happy to work on these.

If you have any other ideas for improvements you would like to see (however big or small) I would very much like to hear from you.

2)  Ilkeston railway station opening

As I reported last month this is due to take place on Sunday 2 April 2017.

I’ve had a number of requests for timetables and if I haven’t got back to everyone yet, please accept my apologies.

I did get in contact with Michael Webb, Head of Train Planning & Access at East Midlands Trains & whilst there are not yet
any consolidated timetable showing both East Midlands Trains (EMT) and Northern services, provisional information can be found at the following link:

https://www.ilkestonrailwaystation.co.uk/2017/02/electronic-national-rail-timetable-shows-planned-ilkeston-stopping-services/

I have also been asked about the car parking provisions and the confirmation that I have received is that the car park will operate on a pay and display basis.

 

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

Important work is carrying on with ongoing discussions at various levels concerning progressing the tram extension from Phoenix Park.  This is despite a rash and ill-advised statement from the Conservatives at the Nottinghamshire County Council Budget meeting last Thursday 23 February “under a Conservative administration at County Hall from May this year there will be no more tram extensions”.  It’s not their call.

Yesterday I received a hard copy of Eastwood Town Council’s Neighbourhood Plan consultation containing their thoughts on the route the tram would go through Eastwood, the details can be found within the link below:

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

On a slightly different track (pardon the pun), but still related to the general tram & public transport connectivity, my colleague and friend from Amber Valley Cllr Paul Jones and I have written a joint submission to the Eastwood & Kimberley Advertiser and Ripley & Heanor newspapers outlining our thoughts.  The text of our submission is as follows:

“We all welcome the proposed opening on Sunday 2 April 2017 Ilkeston Railway station after many years of local campaigning by residents and a wide range of other organisations. However, as local representatives of the Kimberley, Heanor and Langley Mill areas we  are aware road traffic congestion in Derby and Nottingham is growing rapidly and a recent item in the Nottingham Post  identified a very well-known local hot spot for traffic hold ups being the A610 affecting thousands of us locally.  Whilst of course in itself trains running to and from Ilkeston will not overnight reduce traffic local congestion, making public transport more accessible is a massive step forward and provides a great sustainable investment model for the future.

As a strong supporter of public transport and a regular user of rail services we hugely welcome the new station at Ilkeston. Though you do not have to be a frequent rail traveller to realise the huge long term benefits this will bring.

And it’s the future which is really important as plans are developed during the next sixteen years for the Hs2 station at nearby Toton and also the Tram extension from Phoenix Park in Nottingham out to Kimberley, Eastwood & eventually into Amber Valley.

However the new station at Ilkeston should not jeopardise train services running to and from Langley Mill station.

Furthermore we both strongly contend that the station at Langley Mill which is very well used by residents in Heanor, Langley Mill, Loscoe, Codnor & Eastwood for example should benefit from modernisation and investment in the near future.

It’s extremely difficult for disabled passengers on south bound trains to exit  the station due to the steps.  Indeed on occasion passengers  have had to go to  Nottingham and get on a train to return to Langley Mill  this situation needs resolving as a matter of urgency. We note that  the MP for Amber Valley in recent literature sated that he continued to support improvements for Alfreton we feel he should do the same for Langley Mill as well as supporting us  to also urge the respective train operating companies to look at the possibility of increasing the number of trains that stop at Langley Mill.

According to the train operators own figures between 2011/12 and 2015/16 passenger numbers have risen from 93858 and 115686 a 23% increase.We must build on this and ensure that the community served Langley Mill train station is not forgotten.This also includes improving the car parking for those using the service and relieving the issues on and around Milnhay Road When the Station was re opened ion  March 1985 it was due to the support of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire County Council’s ,Amber Valley District Council, as it then was and the Town and Parish Council’s of Aldercar and Langley Mill;, Brinsley, Denby , Eastwood and Heanor and Loscoe . By working together I am sure we can ensure the Station has a bright future.So young or old, car owner or not, commuter or retired, better local public transport is a win-win for us all.

Let’s celebrate the investment and make good use of the new trains to and from Ilkeston, whilst we urge those responsible to ensure that Langley Mill is not neglected!”

 

4)   Stapleford & Trowell Rural Action Group (STRAG)

I have been alerted to the statement that STRAG made on 20 February 2017 regarding the development of Field Farm.

The full details are shown below:

Appeal Ref: APP/J3015/W/16/3154282

“We are very disappointed and saddened with the outcome of the Inspector’s Report regarding Phase 1of the development for 118 houses on Field Farm.

The Inspector’s report focussed on the ‘urban’ character of the site. We feel that this is in contradiction of the fact that it was Green Belt land and that we, the body that has fought to prevent development on the site are known as Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group. This is not the development that was wanted by local residents, Stapleford Town Council or Broxtowe Borough Council.

The fact that the Government have overridden the view of a Local Authority is somewhat worrying. Broxtowe Borough Council were not saying ‘do not build’. They were hoping and asking that the quality of build, responsibility and duty of care needed from the Developer should do justice to the sensitive nature of the site. Unfortunately the Developer has ignored them. Now that the Inspector has overruled the authority on all these issues, it sets a very worrying standard and basically means that our Council has no more than ‘meaningless control’ over builders once outline planning permission has been granted.

It is very much apparent that the Council had its hands bound by the wrong decisions made by the previous Council on the Broxtowe Aligned Core Strategy (BACS) and the outline planning permission. There have been so many mistakes made at the time of the BACS negotiations, lost opportunities and lack of ambition of national and regional spatial development policy. This once again proves that housing provision in this country is developer-led and not planner-led and that ecological issues are quite blatantly ignored.

We had hoped that the whole site could have been taken into consideration from the onset so that a compromise could have been achieved. Ideally, this would have safeguarded some of the valuable countryside particularly the area north east beyond the ridge and plantation and at the back of Stapleford Hill, so precious for the wellbeing of local residents and visitors to the area. It now seems that developer-led piecemeal proposals could in time ruin this as well.

STRAG will continue to monitor future proposals for further phases of development on this site. We urge everyone who cares to continue to keep a close eye on proceedings and to offer their support to us for the benefit of us all”

Zoe Cockcroft

Chair STRAG

To contact STRAG – please email: strag@live.co.uk

 

5) Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response

(£25,000 County Council plans for Maws Lane Junction)

I have covered this matter and related topics in copious detail in previous newsletters.  This coming Thursday 2 March I have a further site meeting with the County Council & local residents to see whether some informal resolution and breakthrough can be achieved on the current impasse regarding Maws Lane.

I understand a formal complaint has been made to the Local Government Ombudsman already about this case.  This does not prevent however a locally agreeable solution still being reached by all parties involved.

If anyone has any questions please let me know.

Incidentally all previous newsletters going back to 2007 can be found at: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/work-in-broxtowe/

 

6)   Hama Medical Centre, Kimberley – Prohibition of Waiting & No Loading Restrictions, Traffic Regulation Order 2016 (5225) 

On a hopefully positive note there appears now to be a locally negotiated settlement on this matter.  On Friday 17 February 2017 I met with County Council officials and local residents to discuss the work that the County Council are scheduled to take.   Originally this was causing some distress because of the detrimental impact on a nearby property.

I’m pleased to report that it looks as though some concessions are being made by the County Council now which satisfy all parties involved.

Any questions, please get in touch.

7)  Dog pooh bins Awsworth & Cossall

These have been installed in a couple of locations now, and the local feedback I have had is overall positive, once some adjustments had been made.

Please contact me for any further questions on this.

8)  How do we build a politics that champions the cause of the working class?

I’m really quite excited about this event, taking place at Nottingham Trent University this coming Saturday 4 March.

It’s free admission – with a very high quality array of speakers: Rafael Behr, Lord Maurice Glasman, Ruth Davis, Rowenna Davis, Neil Turnbull, Paul Embery, Gloria De Piero MP, Dr Steve Jones & Revd Canon Barbara Holbrook.

Reserve your ticket at:

http://www.bluelabour.org/events-near-you/blue-labour-building-a-politics-that-champions-the-cause-of-the-working-class-nottingham-saturday-4-march-2017/

 

9)   Cinema proposals Giltbrook Retail Park (GRP)

 

I am due to visit another retail park elsewhere in the East Midlands during March to try and gain a different perspective on how a cinema operation may work at Giltbrook.  I discussed this with the owners of GRP last year.  I will then report back to the owners of GRP with my findings.

If anyone has any questions please get in touch.

When there is more substantive news I will let you know.

 

Cinema Project 2013 – Giltbrook Retail Park

https://richardsrobinson.org.uk/work-in-broxtowe/cinema-project-2013-giltbrook-retail-park/comment-page-1/

 

 

Local Community Business Information

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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KHPhysiotherapy

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).

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – January 2017

Hi all

A warm welcome to my January newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined so far during 2017.

I hope it is not too late to wish you all a happy and peaceful New Year.

For those of you who have got in touch about what’s happening with Aldi in Stapleford, the latest information is shown at item 12.

There is a lot to get through so straight down to business.

If you have feedback on any issue or require assistance with personal casework, please give me a shout.

 

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – January 2017

 

1)  Ilkeston railway station opening

This is due to take place on Sunday 2 April 2017.

If you would like advance details of train timetables operating to and from Ilkeston, please let me know.

 

Park & Ride site?

On a slightly different but related matter I have been approached to see what the possibility is of building a park and ride site with access from Coventry Lane in Bramcote which is adjacent to the railway line.  

Many of you will know that traffic along the main A609 Ilkeston to Nottingham Road and the A52 Derby-Nottingham road is very heavy in the mornings and late afternoons.

What has been put to me is that a park and ride site here would be convenient for residents of Wollaton, Trowell, Stapleford, Sandiacre etc as an alternative to driving into Nottingham. 

The details above are currently with Nottinghamshire County Council for their consideration.  When I receive further information I will let you know.

 

2) HS2

On 15 November 2016 an announcement was made on the preferred route for the proposed High Speed Two (HS2) railway from Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds – known as Phase 2b.  This affects us here in Broxtowe and in particular Toton.

As part of this announcement, the Government launched two consultations on:

  • seven substantial changes being proposed to the route; and
  • the property compensation and assistance schemes being proposed for people affected by the plans.

The consultations will run until 9 March 2017.

If you click on the link below you will find the meeting tomorrow in Trowell on Friday 27 January 2017:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hs2-phase-2b-property-consultation-and-the-phase-2b-route-refinement-consultation-events-january-february-2017

I have also included more information with a statement from myself regarding HS2 at the following link:

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

 

3)   Culling of trees on Door One (Hall om Wong Park), Kimberley

A number of people have been in touch, sent messages regarding a tree issue in Kimberley.

I have made some enquiries to get the actual position on behalf of the council – and the official response is here:

“In terms of Hall om Wong we need to do work to fell trees that are in a dangerous condition and that are close to properties. We also need to fell some trees that have outgrown their current positions and are now too big given their potential size and proximity to housing. There is also some work proposed as part of good woodland management to the copse areas which will allow in more light. There have been meetings on site with various interested groups where we listened to the various comments that were raised. The exact extent of the work has still to be finally agreed”.

If you need any more information please contact Tim Crawford – Tim.Crawford@broxtowe.gov.uk (please feel free to cc me into any correspondence you send).

 

4)   Stapleford Community Association (SCA) – Cliffe Hill Avenue

I have received representation from SCA regarding problems are experiencing in the endeavours to renew their lease next year.

I understand that the association has over 200 members, is well maintained and managed.  Historically Broxtowe Borough Council has made a regular grant to cover the rental charges.

The activities undertaken by the association centre around health, exercise, well being and social interaction.

I have contacted the Vice Chair and Trustee of the Management Committee Mr Robert Aldred and offered to meet him alongside Cllr Richard Macrae and Cllr John McGrath.

If anyone wants any more information please get in touch.

 

5) Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response

Far from this issue going away there is growing and increasing frustration with the attitude of the County Council.  It’s also getting rather complex.  I will try and summarise the key points below (if you do have any questions please get in touch).

  • I have raised a formal complaint with the County Council about their proposals and specifically highlighting a lack of attention to copious community consultation work undertaken in Kimberley last year.  I have received a response from the County Council this week 23 January – if you would like to see a copy of the response please let me know.
  • Yesterday I met with a resident living on Maws Lane who has done an excellent job and of his own volition, preparing Maws Lane traffic questionnaires.  He’s received 14 responses from local residents, which I will refer back to the County Council.
  • Anna Soubry MP for Broxtowe has also been involved.  She wrote formally to me about this in November and I telephoned her office at the beginning of December to offer support, and work with her.  I was promised a telephone call back – to date I have not a response.
  • I covered the matter of Maws Lane and Swingate in depth in September’s issue: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2016/09/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-september-2016/

The latest County Council proposal I have received today is as follows: EPSON023

 

Clearly there appears to be growing 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 one 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 comments I have received from residents is “it all smacks of a fob off”.

There are lots of questions left unanswered – here’s just a few: – a dangerous corner on Greens Lane – some sensible suggestions for improvement from local residents – ignored (Swingate).

A petition presented by 100 local residents – ignored (Maws Lane).

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 (Maws Lane).

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 for a much wider area of Kimberley.

These proposals (set to cost £25k) include drawing a new kerb line, extending the footway, installing low level bollards (to physically prevent vehicles parking on a widened footway).

Because of the loss of car parking spaces on Eastwood Road the County Council are further proposing burning off some of the double yellow lines on Awsworth Lane (which I am sure residents there will be very happy about)!  This is subject to funding agreement for the next financial year (2017/18).

The County Council argue that there have been four identical injury collisions and therefore cannot ignore them.  My response is that they shouldn’t.  What they should do instead is seriously examine all of the work that I undertook with local residents over the past year – and look seriously at your suggestions for improvements (after all it is local people who use these roads every day in Swingate and Maws Lane/Hardy Street) and witness the everyday problems.

Recently I was driving down Maws Lane (the narrow stretch with cars parking on one side) – a car came at a good pace up the hill towards me (so I had to mount the pavement) in order to avoid a collision.  If a pedestrian would have been around on the pavement goodness knows what would have happened.

Those of you who live on Maws Lane tell me of many similar experiences they have had.

Spending £25,000 removing two car parking spaces will not stop this.

If you would like to send comments to the County Council (by 13 February 2017) you can contact:

Mel Wilson,

Project Engineer, VIA East Midlands Ltd

TBH – Highway Design & Structures, Nottinghamshire County Council, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP

mel.wilson@viaem.co.uk

 

6)   Hama Medical Centre, Kimberley – Prohibition of Waiting & No Loading Restrictions, Traffic Regulation Order 2016 (5225) 

I have also raised a formal complaint with the County Council following representations made by local residents in the vicinity close to the Medical Centre.  This concerns the proposals by the County Council (and lack of appropriate consultation) for a Traffic Regulation Order for Nottingham Road Kimberley, restricting parking close to the Hama Medical Centre.

I am currently awaiting a response, and when there is more information I will let you know.

 

7)  Dog pooh bins Awsworth & Cossall

I was contacted recently regarding requests for extra dog pooh bins in Awsworth & Cossall.  I contacted Broxtowe Borough Council and some new bins are now due to be installed during the next eight weeks on Newtons Lane Cossall, and also on the junction of Westby Lane, Awsworth.

If anyone wants any more information please let me know.

8)  Parents and Carers Group – Kimberley – Rumbletums

This groups is for anyone who is the parent or carer of a child, young person or young adult with any sort of learning disability.  It’s a self-help and networking group at which parents and carers share their own experiences, raise issues that might be pertinent to them and to others and share information on a range of subjects. There is no charge to attend.

The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month, so the next meeting is on 22 February, from 10am to 1130am at Rumbletums.

More information available from Jeff Buck: jeffmich2016@outlook.com

 

9)  Coop, Maws Lane, Kimberley

A number of people have been in touch concerning problems with the new Coop on Maws Lane.  These range from difficulties with lorries reversing into the site causing traffic congestion & increased drinking and anti-social behaviour nearby.

I have contacted the Coop and am currently awaiting a response.

If anyone has experienced any particular problems here I would be grateful if you could let me know about these.

I was also asked whether the County Council could put double yellow lines along the stretch adjacent to the flats (Alma Hill, Cornfield Road) as the constant parking on Cornfield Road creates a hazard for traffic coming out of the CO OP and traffic going on and off the estate.  I contacted the County Council and their response was negative.

In addition I was asked about resurfacing the carriageway on Alma Hill and Branklene Close.  Here the County Council said that they would arrange for inspection and any safety defects noted during the inspection will be repaired in due course and carriageway will continue to be monitored via the routine annual inspections.  Fore more information on this please contact:

Dave Walker
District Manager Ashfield & Broxtowe
Via East Midlands Ltd

Tel 0300 5008080
dave.walker@viaem.co.uk | www.viaem.co.uk

 

10)   Waste bin – Hardy Street, Kimberley

I was contacted several weeks ago about the removal of the rubbish/waste bin at the top of Hardy Street.  The history to this as I understand it is that the old post mounted litter bin at the bus stop was removed two years ago as it was fixed to the bus companies post which Broxtowe BC is no longer permitted to do.
Broxtowe BC received a request to install another litter bin on Hardy Street/Cliff Boulevard and had one installed outside the corner of number 10 Cliff Boulevard.
However Broxtowe BC were then contacted with a request that the bin be removed as the fire brigade had informed a local resident that it was a fire hazard to the specific property so the Refuse Manager removed the bin.

I have now been informed that the council are looking at relocating the bin across the road now on the triangular piece of grass adjacent to the footway to Alma Hill.

If anyone has any questions, comments please contact Nigel.Keeling@broxtowe.gov.uk (please feel free to cc me in).

 

11)   Swingate, Greens Lane traffic congestion – January 2017

I received multiple messages on two separate occasions regarding traffic chaos in Kimberley.   I contacted the County Council and the response I received is shown below.  If you have any comments, please let me know.

“All roadworks unfortunately cause traffic congestion and delays especially at peak times, the works undertaken by National Grid where to repair an emergency gas leak and the VIA network coordination team where informed by a retrospective notice by National Grid, they had to attend site immediately to repair the leak so we not informed until the works were actually in progress which utility companies are allowed to do in the case of emergencies

National Grid were on site early mornings and late at night to repair the leak and the co-ordination team requested if possible could the work be completed and the traffic lights removed before the weekend to avoid any unnecessary disruption which did happen

Temporary traffic signals should always be controlled by vehicle actuation ( VA) , this reduces delay to vehicles by ensuring that the green time is adjusted automatically . I drove through these lights a few times myself during peak periods and to be honest the only time I witnessed excessive tail bakes into Swingate was during the school run which was to be expected . There is only one enquiry on record for these works and that was asking why the works were being undertaken which was as mentioned an emergency gas leak

I have attached a link below to the corporate complaints process at Nottinghamshire County Council that explains the process the detail however in the first instance most highway related corporate complaints come directly to me to respond on.

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/contact-and-complaints/complaints/make-a-complaint-comment-or-compliment

Regards
Dave Walker
District Manager Ashfield & Broxtowe
Via East Midlands Ltd
Tel 0300 5008080
dave.walker@viaem.co.uk | www.viaem.co.uk Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe Business Park, Eakring Road, Bilsthorpe, Newark NG22 8ST

 

12)  What is happening with Aldi in Stapleford?

A number of people have been in touch about this following various pieces of information released during the past few weeks.

I have sought specific advice from the Planning Department at Broxtowe and the information I have received is shown here:

“Last year a hybrid application seeking full approval for the Aldi store and outline approval for 10 dwellings went to the planning committee.   The officer recommendation was to approve the residential element and to refuse the retail element due to the impact on the vitality of Stapleford Town Centre.  The committee members however took a different view to the officer’s recommendation and considered that, the public and economic implications for Stapleford of having the store in this location, would be beneficial and, contrary to officer advice, would not have a significant impact on the vitality and viability of Stapleford Town Centre.

 

The loss of housing land and the delivery of the ten dwellings on the site however, was seen as an important issue to the committee members, particularly as the site had a previous permission for 50 dwellings.  The residential element was for outline approval for a site that could accommodate 10 dwellings which amounts to a reduction of 40 dwellings compared to the previously proposed redevelopment of the site.  This has a significant impact on meeting the Council’s housing targets and avoiding the need of building on Green Belt and greenfield sites which is contrary to the aims of the NPPF and the Aligned Core Strategy.  As delivery of planning approvals for housing is a key issue for the Borough it was seen as necessary by the committee members when allowing the retail store, to attach condition 3 on the approval which, was worded as such, to ensure that the dwellings were completed prior to the opening of the store. 

In January of this year the committee members were faced with an application which proposed to remove condition 3 to allow the retail store to be opened prior to the completion of the housing.  Over 100 public responses supporting Aldi’s proposal to remove this condition was received.  However, after much debate and consideration the committee resolved to stand by their previous decision and to retain condition 3, therefore refusing the application to remove this condition as the delivery of the housing was still seen as a pertinent issue that could be achieved together with the retail store in this location. 

For more information please contact:

Faye McElwain x 3500

Senior Planning Officer

Broxtowe Borough Council

Foster Avenue

Beeston

NG9 1AB

 

13)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a fairly new item I introduced where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.  This does not mean to say I necessarily endorse everything within them, but they are interesting.  Thanks to all of you who have written in saying how much this item is appreciated.

  1. Intense scepticism, rather than sycophancy should define our response to Donald Trump http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2017/01/leader-trump-and-age-disorder
  1. 20 years from now, Uber & Amazon Prime will be regarded as the primitive tools of clumsy beginners: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/23/brexit-britain-may-industry-skills

 

 

14)   News in brief

I continue to receive complaints about excess litter in Kimberley The Precinct – opposite Sainsbury’s.  If anyone has any comments, please give me a shout.

 

 

 

Local Community Business Information

Pet Sit ‘n’ Stay Home Comfort

Hi my name is Katerina Sykes the proprietor of Pet Sit ‘n’ Stay Home Comfort. I 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.

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

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Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – December 2016

Hi all

A warm welcome to my December newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined during the past month.

Many thanks to all of you who have been in touch during 2016.

It’s exceedingly rare that I quote from Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.  He was unquestionably correct in this assertion – if you apply it to 2016 “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen“.

From Brexit to Trump, Corbyn to Andy Murray, to April this year when Justice for the 96 was finally obtained when jurors found that victims of Hillsborough Disaster were unlawfully killed, then the summer Olympics in Brazil to Monday this week when the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was assassinated in Ankara Turkey.  I could go on.

Whilst it has certainly been quite a year nationally and across the world, locally we’ve seen lots of developments.  If you go to the link below you will see all of my newsletters for 2016 (and indeed going back month by month to 2007).

Work in Broxtowe

With over 1150 people now receiving this newsletter there are times when there will be disagreements, with some contentious issues nationally and locally.  I voted to Remain in the EU on 23 June and am a strong supporter of HS2.  I am aware that some of you have very different views.

I do however hope to have made a deliberately positive impact locally during 2016.

I’ve got lots of ongoing work planned for example on the Tram extension to Kimberley, Cinema proposals in Giltbrook, regeneration of town centres – especially Kimberley & Eastwood.

Please do let me know your local priorities in 2017 – wherever you live.

Can I take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and peaceful New Year.

 

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – December 2016

1) HS2

On 15 November 2016 an announcement was made on the preferred route for the proposed High Speed Two (HS2) railway from Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds – known as Phase 2b.  This affects us here in Broxtowe and in particular Toton.

As part of this announcement, the Government launched two consultations on:

  • seven substantial changes being proposed to the route; and
  • the property compensation and assistance schemes being proposed for people affected by the plans.

The consultations will run until 9 March 2017

If you click on the link below you will find the meetings closest to us in Kegworth on Monday 16 January 2017 and Trowell on Friday 27 January 2017:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hs2-phase-2b-property-consultation-and-the-phase-2b-route-refinement-consultation-events-january-february-2017

I have also included more information with a statement from myself regarding HS2 at the following link:

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

 

2)  Former Kimberley Brewery Site

The Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council on Wednesday 9 November 2016 considered an application for construction of 25 dwellings on the Warehouse Yard at the former brewery site in Kimberley –  16/00333/REM.  The full information is provided at the following link: http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34643&p=0

Kimberley Town Council and Kimberley Residents Association (amongst others) had both objected to the application (see pages 24 and 25 of the above link) –  the design and appearance of what was planned formed some of main concerns.

The Planning Committee decision was to grant permission for the 25 dwellings subject to removal of the originally proposed wooden cladding.  The applicant has subsequently submitted revised plans showing removal of the wooden cladding from the dwellings – this has now been replaced by a suggested slightly darker red brick feature.  The details of the revised plans can be found here: 057_pl08_streetelevs_11-11-16

As an update from November last month, the Planning Department at Broxtowe have confirmed that application 16/00333/REM the reserved matters approval for phase 1 (of planning permission 13/00570/FUL) area of residential development to construct 25 dwellings has now been granted and the decision issued.  Neighbour letters are being issued this week.

Fairgrove Homes have advised that they will contact Kimberley Town Council in order to consult with them on the changes to the materials for the dwellings within the Warehouse Yard facing out onto Hardy Street and also facing onto the Stables. Once they have completed this consultation they will submit a revised planning application.

The Planning Department have also agreed all the pre-commencement conditions with Fairgrove Homes on application 13/00570/FUL in order to allow development to commence on the Phase 1 – the Warehouse Yard.

The pre-demolition conditions relating to the Listed Building Consent 13/00571/LBC and planning permission 13/00570/FUL have also been satisfied and demolition is due to commence at the beginning of January 2017.

If you have any questions you can contact directly: adele.bassett@broxtowe.gov.uk  (please feel free to cc me in also).

Adele Bassett

North Area Team Leader

Tel: 0115 9173449

Broxtowe Borough Council

Neighbourhoods and Prosperity

Directorate of Legal and Planning Services

Council Offices, Foster Avenue

Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB

 

3) Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response

This issue is not going away and there appears to be increasing frustration with the attitude of the County Council.

Anna Soubry MP for Broxtowe has also got involved.  She wrote formally to me about this in November and I telephoned her office over two weeks ago to offer support, and work with her.  I was promised a telephone call back – to date I have not a response.

I covered the matter of Maws Lane and Swingate in depth in September’s issue: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2016/09/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-september-2016/

Clearly there appears to be growing 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 one 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 comments I have received from residents is “it all smacks of a fob off”.

There are lots of questions left unanswered – here’s just a few: – a dangerous corner on Greens Lane – some sensible suggestions for improvement from local residents – ignored (Swingate).

A petition presented by 100 local residents – ignored (Maws Lane).

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 (Maws Lane).

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 for a much wider area of Kimberley.

The latest County Council response indicates that the scheme design is underway and is currently in draft format.  See the document here for the proposals: i__highways_design-and-constr_design_cad_dr

These proposals (set to cost £25k) include drawing a new kerb line, extending the footway, installing low level bollards (to physically prevent vehicles parking on a widened footway).

Because of the loss of car parking spaces on Eastwood Road the County Council are further proposing burning off some of the double yellow lines on Awsworth Lane (which I am sure residents there will be very happy about)!  This is subject to funding agreement for the next financial year (2017/18).

The County Council argue that there have been four identical injury collisions and therefore cannot ignore them.  My response is that they shouldn’t.  What they should do instead is seriously examine all of the work that I undertook with local residents over the past year – and look seriously at your suggestions for improvements (after all it is local people who use these roads every day in Swingate and Maws Lane/Hardy Street) and witness the every day problems.

Recently I was driving down Maws Lane (the narrow stretch with cars parking on one side) – a car came at a good pace up the hill towards me (so I had to mount the pavement) in order to avoid a collision.  If a pedestrian would have been around on the pavement goodness knows what would have happened.

Those of you who live on Maws Lane tell me of many similar experiences they have had.

Spending £25,000 removing two car parking spaces will not stop this.

If you would like to send comments to the County Council you can contact:

Phil Gow

Crash Site Investigator/Safety Auditor – Highway Safety

Via East Midlands Ltd

Tel: 0115 97 74765

phil.gow@viaem.co.uk  |  www.viaem.co.uk

Head Office: Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe

 

4)   A Brexit jargon buster & what happens next?

I am very much aware that whilst the domestic national news is dominated by Brexit headlines, some of the deeper underlying issues and what they mean are not always clearly understood.  What for example actually is a Customs Union, or Tariff-Free Trade?

I have found some information below that I trust is useful that has been derived from our Labour Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in the East Midlands – Dame Glenis Willmott DBE.  I hope this information is useful.

The Prime Minster has said the UK will begin the process of leaving the European Union at the end of March.  With that in mind, there is some information to share on the process and the choices we face.

As the Government approaches the triggering of Article 50, Britain faces tough choices on how to secure the best deal in our departure from the European Union.  So there are some very tough choices facing Britain as we approach Article 50.

The biggest economic threat Britain faces is leaving the Single Market so what are the benefits and trade-offs involved in retaining full Single Market membership?

  • Tariff-Free Trade: The Single Market removes tariffs and quotas on goods traded within the EU. Any new tariff on UK imports from the EU would increase costs on UK businesses and consumers; any new tariff on UK exports would reduce demand for UK goods.
  • Customs Union: The Single Market creates a customs union within the EU which removes costly and time-consuming customs controls for internal trade.  Trading into the EU outside of the Customs Union would mean confronting more red tape, for example rules of origin regulations.  The Customs Union also requires a common external tariff for goods arriving from outside it and a common external trade policy, and all EU members benefit from and participate in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements with other countries.  On leaving the Customs Union, the UK would have to bi-laterally negotiate new trade agreements with each of these countries.
  • Non-Tariff Barriers: Non-tariff barriers include different specifications which make it hard to trade. The elimination of such barriers – for example through common universal product standards in goods and the recognition of qualifications in services – is what makes the Single Market so valuable.  Removal of such barriers are vital to cross-border supply chains, where different stages of production are located in different countries, such as in advanced manufacturing.
  • Services Trade: 78% of UK GDP is service sector driven and the Single Market provides a guaranteed right to access and deliver services in every EU country. Leaving the single market would damage this, Switzerland and Canada both have bilateral or Free Trade Agreements with the EU, but neither have service market access to the extent the UK enjoys, in particular ‘passporting’ rights for financial services.
  • Protection for Workers and the Environment: Common European standards on the environment, workers’ rights, health and safety, and consumer protection are all features of a Single Market and are central to ensuring competitiveness with protection against unfair market excess or a race to the bottom.

The Brexit process – What happens once Article 50 is triggered?

Once the UK Government formally triggers Article 50, the 27 member states of the EU (EU27) will agree their mandate for negotiations.  It will be the European Commission that leads the negotiations using this mandate.

  • As soon as Article 50 is triggered the European Parliament will adopt a resolution setting out what MEPs believe should be the priorities for the EU in the negotiations.  The Parliament will aim to do this before the EU27 adopt their mandate.
  • All committees in the European Parliament will have the opportunity to feed into the resolution and Labour MEPs will also be able to contribute.
  • The European Parliament will have a vote on the final deal so there is a strong incentive for the EU27 to take note of the Parliament’s red lines when agreeing their mandate for negotiations.
  • The EU27 will not give the Commission huge leeway. They will continue throughout the negotiations to steer the objectives, the responses to British proposals, and the acceptance or rejection of possible compromises.
  • The Commission’s chief negotiator will be former Commissioner and MEP, Michel Barnier.  The Commission will report back to the EU27 who will discuss matters at several levels.
  • The European Council (the Heads of the 27 EU countries) has set up a Task Force in its secretariat headed by Didier Seeuws (the former chief of staff to Herman Van Rompuy, the previous President of the European Council).
  • The European Parliament has appointed Guy Verhofstadt (leader of the Liberals in the EP and former Belgian PM) to be its representative at the negotiations. He will not be a signatory to any deal, but can speak knowing that he will be listened to, given the EP’s ultimate power to approve or reject the deal.   Mr Verhofstadt will report back to the European Parliament.

For more information please contact Glenis Willmott: http://www.gleniswillmott.eu/contact/

 

 

5)   Brexit & what this means for our communities in Broxtowe and the surrounding areas

So what all of this means for us locally is no doubt unsettling for many people.

In the New Year I will be launching a new project including talking with residents directly about their concerns, hopes, asking what you really think of politics and politicians – and trying to get a real steer on local community priorities, as well as what you want to see changed in the wider world.

I included this item in November’s newsletter and it has certainly stirred some interest.  I am very grateful to Jeff Buck (who has been so instrumental in helping Rumbletums in Kimberley to flourish), County Councillor Kate Foale and other colleagues from Beeston who have expressed an interest in getting involved in this project.  I’ve already met with Jeff last week, and am meeting other colleagues after Christmas.

Watch this space for further developments!

If you would like to help at all with this project and get involved, do drop me a line.

 

6)   Durban House, Eastwood

The Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council on Wednesday 7 December 2016 approved plans for a Change of Use (Heritage Centre) to day spa, beauty salon and tea room.  The background to this can be found at: http://broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34705&p=0

I would be very interested to hear your views on this development.

 

7)   Workers Educational Association (WEA) in Kimberley

The Kimberley WEA are running another course at Rumbletums in January 2017:
The Austerity Years.. and beyond – 1950 to 1970

A flyer with the details can be found here: wea-austerity-stitch2

 

For more information please contact Kimberley resident Roger Grimes: roger@kimberley1.plus.com

 

 

8)    A52 road safety

Some of you may well be aware of a tragic accident on the A52 in Bramcote in November that resulted in two fatalities.

Bramcote resident Tony Smith has launched a parliamentary petition to press the Highways Agency England to install speed enforcement devices along the full stretch of the A52 in Broxtowe.

For more information please contact Broxtowe Cllr Martin Plackett: http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=14531

Councillor Martin Plackett – Speech to Broxtowe Borough Council on A52 Accident

9)   Literacy volunteers in Broxtowe wanted

Could you be a Literacy Volunteer in a local primary school?

Please see the details here for more information: a5-new-recruit-poster-volunteer-child-dec-16

10)  Compassion Project

Last week I met Jeff Buck (see item 5 above).  He is part of a small group of people who recognise that empathy and compassion are sadly lacking in many parts of society today but also feel that these are not necessarily intrinsic qualities or skills and that empathy (and from it, a heightened sense of compassion or kindness) can be taught and developed.

Obviously, ‘early intervention’; teaching these skills in schools at as early a stage as possible, would be most effective. See http://www.charterforcompassion.org/charter-for-compassionate-schools for an international perspective on this.

Also, within the Ofsted criteria for Outstanding schools, it says: “Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development [should] equip them to be thoughtful, caring and active citizens in school and in wider society.”

And in the Education Secretary’s Guidance for Teaching PHSE, it refers to the following as examples of what should be in the syllabus:

Attitudes and Values

  • Learning the importance of values and individual conscience and moral considerations.
  • Learning the value of family life, marriage, and stable and loving relationships for
  • the nurture of children.
  • Learning the value of respect, love and care.
  • Exploring, considering and understanding moral dilemmas.
  • Developing critical thinking as part of decision-making.

Personal and Social Skills

  • Learning to manage emotions and relationships confidently and sensitively.
  • Developing self-respect and empathy for others.
  • Learning to make choices based on an understanding of difference and with an
  • absence of prejudice.
  • Developing an appreciation of the consequences of choices made.
  • Managing conflict.

Also, a lot of research has been done in Scandinavia and at places like The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education into the educational benefits of teaching empathy and the improved personal and inter-personal skills that this develops within children and young people.

What Jeff is trying to do is to find a primary/junior school (or a secondary at a push) that would be willing to work with his group.

If you are able to help at all please contact Jeff as follows:  jeffmich2016@outlook.com

 

 

11)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a fairly new item I introduced where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.  This does not mean to say I necessarily endorse everything within them, but they are interesting.  Thanks to all of you who have written in saying how much this item is appreciated.

a) Trump’s greatest threat is not the wars he will start, but the one he may not fight:

http://www.newstatesman.com/world/2016/12/world-unbalanced

 

b) Being unassailable does not make you a leader & it really does not mean you win elections:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/dec/14/jeremy-corbyn-unassailable-not-leading-labour?CMP=share_btn_tw

 

c) Ten big stories to help us make sense of a bewildering year in global politics

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/11/trump-brexit-age-of-popular-revolt-2016-in-long-reads?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

 

d) Why politics, Christianity & Christmas are inextricably linked:

http://www.theosthinktank.co.uk/files/files/Reports/ThePoliticsOfChristmas.pdf

 

e) If on the Left we can learn anything from the right it is this – sheer ruthlessness

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/19/brexit-trump-left-crucial-flaw-leavers-alt-right-ruthlessness

 

12)   News in brief

KEEP ATTENBOROUGH ACCESSIBLE: UPDATE 21-12-2016

 

Local Community Business Information

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.

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – November 2016

Hi all

A warm welcome to my November 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.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – November 2016

1)  Former Kimberley Brewery Site

The Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council on Wednesday 9 November 2016 considered an application for construction of 25 dwellings on the Warehouse Yard at the former brewery site in Kimberley –  16/00333/REM.  The full information is provided at the following link: http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34643&p=0

Kimberley Town Council and Kimberley Residents Association (amongst others) had both objected to the application (see pages 24 and 25 of the above link) –  the design and appearance of what was planned formed some of main concerns.

The Planning Committee decision was to grant permission for the 25 dwellings subject to removal of the originally proposed wooden cladding.  The applicant has subsequently submitted revised plans showing removal of the wooden cladding from the dwellings – this has now been replaced by a suggested slightly darker red brick feature.  The details of the revised plans can be found here: 057_pl08_streetelevs_11-11-16

If you have any comments on the revised plans please send these via email to: adele.bassett@broxtowe.gov.uk  (please feel free to cc me in also).

 

Adele Bassett

North Area Team Leader

Tel: 0115 9173449

Broxtowe Borough Council

Neighbourhoods and Prosperity

Directorate of Legal and Planning Services

Council Offices, Foster Avenue

Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB

 

2)   Update on regeneration sites throughout the borough – Kimberley Caravans through to Cossall Industrial Estate, Beamlight Eastwood & Moults Yard Stapleford

Please see pages 32-37 of this link: http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34646&p=0 – for full details.

 

3)   Town centre investment priorities

http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34646&p=0   

At the above link (pages 24-31) you will see a report presented to the Jobs & Economy Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council on 10 November 2016 which included a recommendation that Stapleford benefits from a proposal to promote free wi-fi coverage for the public.

I argued at the committee that Kimberley should be included in the currently proposed scheme also.  Wi-fi reception is very patchy through Kimberley – and in order to help regeneration in the north of the borough, I contended that we should not miss out.

The decision was made to allow funding for a public wi-fi scheme in Stapleford only at this stage.

I am disappointed about this – and would welcome any comments that you have.

 

4)  Suggested commercial lease for the square in Kimberley

What appeared to be an entirely modest and sensible suggestion to boost trade and footfall in Kimberley has been blocked by the ruling group at Broxtowe Borough Council last week.   Since May 2015 the council has been Conservative controlled.

Officers of the council had recommended that a jacket potato stall could be trialled on Wednesdays – bringing some diversity to Kimberley.

Conservative councillors objected saying “it would damage existing businesses” – I think this demonstrates poor judgement and lack of experience on behalf of new Conservative councillors.

For a number of years as many readers will know there was a successful Farmers Market in Kimberley on the first Saturday of the month.  Whilst it did dwindle in popularity for various reasons (and was then taken over by a different organisation) it did bring people into the area from all over the county (and outside) for a good period of time.

I am not suggesting that one single trader would regenerate Kimberley!  I do think though we should encourage diversity and encourage income regeneration in the area.

Again I would welcome your thoughts on this matter.

 

5)  Community Action Teams (CAT) in Kimberley

 

A number of years ago CAT meetings took place in Kimberley two or three times year, looking at a number of problem issues in the area including anti social behaviour, street lighting, street signage and general community issues.  Representatives from the police and other agencies would attend wherever possible.

Regretfully these meetings suffered from a number of ongoing problems including:

a) they got increasingly politicised and I received a number of complaints from residents about this.

b) because of the length of time between meetings and with this area having active town and borough councillors – actions were taken anyway – making the meetings largely irrelevant.

c) very few people attended.

I have been asked whether CAT meetings should start again in Kimberley in 2017.

In other areas of the borough for example Bramcote and Beeston – they have proved very successful.

My own view on this is that these are not necessary in Kimberley.  There are very active councillors in the area, plus a town council/residents association, and I think that the majority of folk know who to go to if there are problems.

However I am very happy to listen to points of view made by the public in favour of CAT meetings.

Do let me know your views.

 

6)   Hs2 and Broxtowe

Yesterday saw the announcement from the government that regarding the route that the northern section of HS2 will follow, including confirmation of the location for a station at Toton (in Broxtowe) to serve Derby and Nottingham.

I believe this to be good news, and a press release concerning the announcement is shown within the link below.

 

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

Meanwhile lots 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 drop me a line.

 

7) Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response

This matter appears not be to relenting (getting increasingly fractious) and my understanding is that Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry is now involved.

I covered this matter in great detail in September’s issue: http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2016/09/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-september-2016/

Clearly there appears to be growing 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 one 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 comments I have received from residents is “it all smacks of a fob off”.

There are lots of questions left unanswered – here’s just a few: – a dangerous corner on Greens Lane – some sensible suggestions for improvement from local residents – ignored (Swingate).

A petition presented by 100 local residents – ignored (Maws Lane).

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 (Maws Lane).

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 for a much wider area of Kimberley.

The latest County Council response indicates that the scheme design is underway and is currently in draft format.  See the document here for the proposals: i__highways_design-and-constr_design_cad_dr

These proposals (set to cost £25k) include drawing a new kerb line, extending the footway, installing low level bollards (to physically prevent vehicles parking on a widened footway).

Because of the loss of car parking spaces on Eastwood Road the County Council are further proposing burning off some of the double yellow lines on Awsworth Lane (which I am sure residents there will be very happy about)!  This is subject to funding agreement for the next financial year (2017/18).

The County Council argue that there have been four identical injury collisions and therefore cannot ignore them.  My response is that they shouldn’t.  What they should do instead is seriously examine all of the work that I undertook with local residents over the past year – and look seriously at your suggestions for improvements (after all it is local people who use these roads every day in Swingate and Maws Lane/Hardy Street) and witness the every day problems.

Last week I was driving down Maws Lane (the narrow stretch with cars parking on one side) – a car came at a good pace up the hill towards me (so I had to mount the pavement) in order to avoid a collision.  If a pedestrian would have been around on the pavement goodness knows what would have happened.

Those of you who live on Maws Lane tell me of many similar experiences they have had.

Spending £25,000 removing two car parking spaces will not stop this.

If you would like to send comments to the County Council you can contact:

Phil Gow

Crash Site Investigator/Safety Auditor – Highway Safety

Via East Midlands Ltd

Tel: 0115 97 74765

phil.gow@viaem.co.uk  |  www.viaem.co.uk

Head Office: Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe

 

8)   Stapleford Post Office

Proposals are afoot to move the current Post Office site in Stapleford from 11 Church Street to 98 Derby Road, Stapleford (Bargain Booze).

This matter is due be discussed tonight at the Policy and Performance Committee – Broxtowe Borough Council:

http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=34654&p=0  – see pages 40-45.  This part of the meeting is open to the public to attend.

 

9)  Seasons of Light

This is organised by Broxtowe Community Celebration Group (funded & supported by Broxtowe partnership) and will take place at the Beeston Methodist Church, Chilwell Road Beeston on Saturday 3 December between 2 30pm -5 00pm.

Lots of free activities including:

International dance performances

• Local community choirs

• Festive foods from around the world

• Activities based on seasonal celebrations such as Diwali, Hanukkah, Advent,

   Milad-un-Nabi, the 7-5-3 Japanese Festival and much more

For more information contact Saj on 0115 9173712 or Hiroko on 07749 226274

 

10)   Kimberley light switch on

This takes on place on Friday 2 December 2016 between 6pm and 8pm – Toll Bar Square Kimberley featuring a performance by members of Holy Trinity church.

11)   Brexit & what this means for our communities in Broxtowe and the surrounding areas

It doubtless will not have escaped your attention we live in rather momentous, uncertain and somewhat unpredictable times – Brexit, Trump and so on.

What all of this means for us locally is no doubt unsettling for many people.

In the New Year I will be launching a new project including talking with residents directly about their concerns, hopes, asking what you really think of politics and politicians – and trying to get a real steer on local community priorities, as well as what you want to see changed in the wider world.

If you would like to help at all with this project and get involved, do drop me a line.

 

12)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a fairly new item I introduced where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.  Does not mean to say I endorse them, but they are interesting.

The working class fell out of love with Labour, however our best days are yet to come:

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2016/11/things-dont-only-get-better-why-working-class-fell-out-love-labour

 

How the Liberalism of the rich failed the middle class & now has failed on its own terms of electability:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/09/donald-trump-white-house-hillary-clinton-liberals

 

 

 

Local Community Business Information

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.

 

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – October – 2016

Hi all

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.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

 

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

to restore the Grade II listed Chapel on the Hill.
It is now licenced and ready to hold civil ceremonies, funerals, naming ceremonies and the renewing of vows.

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

Email: theclerk@kimberleytowncouncil.org.uk

Website: www.kimberley-tc.gov.uk

 

 

2)   Tram Extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley

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:

Emma.Palmer-Barnes@broxtowe.gov.uk

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

www.broxtowe.gov.uk

 

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 enquiries@broxtowewp.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

I was contacted this month about the possibility of extra waste bins at the top of Hardy Street, Kimberley.  I got in touch with Broxtowe and I understand that this matter is being rectified.
8)  Kimberley Brewery Site
 
A number of people have been in touch recently regarding potential developments at Kimberley Brewery site.  There are apparently rumours of Aldi, Lidl being interested.  I’m attending a meeting next month at the Council Offices in Beeston – I’ll update you with what information I am given in November’s newsletter.

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 – richard.macrae@broxtowe.gov.uk

for more details.

Also you can have your say either by email comments@postoffice.co.uk or via the Post Office web site (use the code 327227)

 

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

 

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

 

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – September 2016

Hi all

A warm welcome to my September newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined during the past month.

There’s plenty of local news to update you on – so straight down to business.  Can I draw your particular attention if you live in and around Kimberley to item 1.

Warning!  This is a long newsletter, and there are a number of detailed items below – it may take a while to wade through.  I have been busy.

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.

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – September 2016

1)   Maws Lane & Hardy Street & Swingate Traffic Improvements Kimberley – the County Council response

(This part is a long read)

On 25 August I met with County Council Officials to discuss their provisional plans to alter the Maws Lane junction which I have covered previously (see for example):-  http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/2016/07/broxtowe-news-update-information-service-july-2016/ (item 10).

If you have been receiving this newsletter for a while you will be aware that I have spent some considerable time – in fact over a year in total consulting with local residents, asking Kimberley Town Council for their views, undertaking a survey and holding public meetings in order to get the most comprehensive information together on what local residents would like to see by way of traffic improvements in Kimberley.  Not only in Maws Lane/Hardy Street area, but also Swingate.

The main message the County Council gave me on 25 August concerning Maws Lane & Hardy Street was this “we are going to spend £25,000 on the easiest and cheapest way of making improvements in Maws Lane by removing two parking spaces“.

I contended that when funding in local government is so very tight that it would be better to spend a fraction of that money looking at more comprehensive long term solutions to ongoing problems in Maws Lane, Hardy Street area and also Swingate.

I pointed out for example that in the Maws Lane area, repeated requests to move the bus stop close to the junction (causing dangerous overtaking) had been disregarded.

As a result of the representations I have made and putting forward the views of local residents the final County Council response is now shown below.  This is respectively in two parts a) email of 13 September from Paul Hillier and b) a document (pros and cons) summarising the County Council response to some residents suggestions for a One Way system on Maws Lane.

All of the details are shown immediately below.

I have not responded to the County Council yet.  However I would be very happy to know your thoughts on the details that are shown below.   If you have comments to make please let me know by Friday 30 September if at all possible, and if you could mark your email “County Council Kimberley Highways response” this would be really helpful.

Interestingly yesterday I have had a response from the Police Commissioner for Nottinghamshire (as I had referred the matter to the police for their statutory comment).  I understand that the Heidi Duffy – the Traffic & Road Casualty Reduction Manager from Nottinghamshire Police will be undertaking a site visit in conjunction with the local policing inspector, in order to get a firmer understanding of what the actual problems are.  I will be contacting Heidi to understand their perspective.

NOTTINHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL RESPONSE:

On Tue, 13/9/16, Paul Hillier paul.hillier@nottscc.gov.uk wrote:

From: Paul Hillier paul.hillier@nottscc.gov.uk

 

Dear Richard,

I refer to your email to Steph Walford of 24th August concerning various traffic issues in Kimberley, which has been passed to me. I have reviewed the proposals put forward and have the following observations:

Maws Lane/Eastwood Road

The accident record at the Maws Lane/Eastwood Road junction is such that remedial action is required. Having considered the nature of the accidents, the county council has identified the most cost-effective solution, which is to remove two parking spaces nearby. The alternative proposal (to introduce one-way orders on Maws Lane and Hardy Street) is not considered an appropriate accident remedial measure, in part, due to the higher cost of introducing it. The county council is duty-bound to seek the most cost-effective solution in order to maximise the benefits that can be achieved using public money. Additionally, the proposal to introduce a one-way system on Maws Lane and Hardy Street is not considered appropriate due to the unnecessarily high complexity of the proposal and the fact that the cons appear to far outweigh the pros. I have provided a summary of the pros and cons of the one-way system in order to provide greater clarity.

Swingate

Installation of traffic lights at the Greens Lane/Main Street junction would possibly reduce delays for traffic leaving Greens Lane during busy periods (although this is not certain, and needs to be investigated) but it would certainly increase delays during quiet periods (that is, most of the time) and would increase delays to westbound traffic on Main Street at all times. It is doubtful whether the proposal would provide any overall benefit but this can be tested and the county council will arrange for a study to be carried out to test these assertions, to determine whether it is feasible to install lights and, if so, to determine the likely cost of doing so.

It may be possible to move one of the bus stops so that it is further away from the other. However, this will only provide any benefit if buses actually stop at these stops at the same time on a regular basis. I will ask our passenger transport team to consider whether any changes to the location of the stops is feasible.

The land either side of the carriageway does not belong to the county council, so there is no scope to widen the road or provide bus lay-bys. In any event, the county council would not consider constructing bus lay-bys because they adversely affect bus journey times and reliability because drivers often find it difficult to return to the carriageway.

The proposal to construct a new road to provide an access through Sainsbury’s car park via the old telephone exchange site cannot be taken forward because it would require the use of private land to provide public access. In order to achieve this, it would require the landowner to dedicate the route as public highway (in order to protect public right of access), something the landowner is not likely to consent to. Notwithstanding the legal issues, the cost of constructing a new road would be very high compared to the economic benefit that would be achieved and such a proposal would not be considered a high priority for bids for funding. There would also be significant safety concerns relating to the use of a car park for large volumes of through traffic.

20mph limits

The county council is currently undertaking a pilot study in order to determine its view on the introduction of 20 mph speed limits. Should the council agree to their introduction, the request for such limits at the suggested locations can be considered.

Regards,

Paul Hillier

Principal Officer LTP and Travel Planning

Transport Planning & Programme Development Team

Nottinghamshire County Council

Tel: 0115 977 4866

Maws Lane/Hardy Street one-way proposal

Pros

  • Accident saving at the Maws Lane/Eastwood Road junction.
  • Retention of two parking spaces on Eastwood Road.

Cons

  • The diversion route would be very long and would encourage motorists to ignore it. For example, residents living at the north end of Maws Lane or around Cornfield Road returning home via High Spannia would have to travel an additional mile, compared to the handful of yards they would travel if they took the risk of ignoring the restriction. Likewise, residents living in the Hardy Street area would have to travel an additional three quarters of a mile. The potential for motorists to ignore the one-way order has obvious safety concerns.
  • The additional distance would add to journey time, thus increasing driver frustration which, in turn, would encourage motorists to travel at higher speeds. This has obvious safety issues. (A specific concern would be Hardy Street where the lack of any on-coming traffic would encourage a significant increase in speeds.)
  • Additional journey distance would have a significant impact on the response times for emergency service vehicles.
  • The current bus services that travel northbound up Hardy Street would need to be diverted via Eastwood Road and Maws Lane. This would have significant implications for journey times, service frequency and access to services for many residents.
  • Increased driving distance would also be environmentally damaging, worsening air quality and adding to fuel use (which would also affect family incomes).
  • An increase in the volume of traffic exiting Hardy Street at the Nine Corners junction could lead to an increase in the number of accidents at that junction. Visibility out of Nine Corners is, if anything, worse than that at Maws Lane.
  • Given the above concerns, it is possible that a one-way system would generate more accidents than the present arrangement.
  • Removing the alleged “confusion” over right of way on Maws Lane would increase vehicle speeds.
  • Station Road is currently one-way westbound. Although the left turn manoeuvre out of Station Road onto Nine Corners is not banned, it is difficult. Theoretically, it would be made easier by the removal of northbound traffic from Nine Corners but, in practice, requiring all traffic from Station Road to turn left may not be feasible, especially for large vehicles. It is possible that the present one-way would need to be reversed. This would increase traffic volumes on Station Road significantly because it is likely to become the preferred route for traffic heading towards the town centre from Hardy Street.
  • Loss of two parking spaces on Eastwood Road.

Neutral

  • It is likely that increasing the journey distance for traffic travelling from Main Road to Eastwood Road via the current Holly Road/High Spannia/Maws Lane route would lead to traffic diverting to other routes, notably Newdigate Road/Street. This would be considered a benefit to some residents and a disbenefit to others.

 

Costs

Introducing a one-way Order wouldn’t be especially expensive in itself: costs would be incurred for staff time undertaking the necessary consultation, drafting and making the required legal Order, and the manufacture and installation of the necessary signing. However, this would be relatively high for a one-way scheme, particularly given that there appears to be no evidence that it could be introduced with raising a considerable number of objections.

Notwithstanding all the above mentioned cons, compared to the very modest cost of removing the parking spaces on Eastwood Road, it is difficult to justify the more expensive (one-way) option simply to achieve the same end.

 

2)   Aldi Store Stapleford

I have received some requests for updates on what is happening with the proposed Aldi development in Stapleford.  The information that I have received from the Planning Department at Broxtowe is that planning permission is in place for development together with an added condition that the houses to be built at the same time as the store.  Essentially – watch this space.

More information available from Steffan Saunders – Planning & Policy Manager Broxtowe Borough Council: pabc@broxtowe.gov.uk or steffan.saunders@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

3)   532 Bus – Selston – Eastwood via Kimberley

I reported in July that I had been contacted by a number of residents – very unhappy with the reduction in services that were then imminent, and have since been implemented.  This particularly affects people in the Hardy Street, Cliff Boulevard, Alma Hill and Maws Lane vicinity of Kimberley.  There are a good number of people who are elderly, who do not drive and therefore have no other means of getting into Kimberley for shopping.

Two years ago a lot of people got in touch about this service and I spent a fair amount of time pressing the County Council to take some action.  They did respond positively then, however the current position worries me a lot.

I have made urgent representations to Nottinghamshire County Council about this matter and I have asked several weeks ago to meet up with Chris Ward the Manager for Transport & Travel Services.

I am still awaiting to hear back from the County Council.  When there is more information I will let you know.

 

 

4)  Newdigate Street and Main Street – road works, Kimberley

I received some complaints about the recent tarmac resurfacing undertaken in the above location.

I made the appropriate representations to:

Dave Walker
District Manager Ashfield & Broxtowe
Via East Midlands Ltd
Tel 0300 5008080
dave.walker@viaem.co.uk : wwwviaem.co.uk

If you have any comments on the work that was completed please let me know.

5)   Bramcote Hills Park
If you live in the south of Broxtowe and use Bramcote Hills Park you may wish to vote for it as the People’s Choice.
You have until 30 September to vote and the information is shown by clicking on: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKBROXTOWE/bulletins/1621189
 

6)   Nottingham University Hospital Cancer Trials

Friday 30 September 230pm – 430pm Nottingham City Hospital.

The Nottingham Cancer Clinical Trials Team (NCCTT), formed in 2008, helps patients take part in cancer clinical trials within Nottinghamshire.  It is part of a larger network which has five groups specialising in different types of cancer including breast, gynaecological, head and neck cancer and haematological (blood) cancer. It has its own research treatment area where a highly skilled team administers new and established chemotherapy regimes, novel therapies (which target only the cancer cells), monoclonal antibodies (a type of biological therapy) and small molecule therapies (targeted therapies) along with different classes of genetically modified organisms and vaccines for many trial patients.

Come along to meet the team, have a tour of the facilities and learn about other types of cancer treatments and investigations the NCCTT participate in.

Places are limited at events and it is vital that you book your place. Please register by either emailing ft@nuh.nhs.uk or calling 0115 9249924 x76242.

 

7)   A610 Road Noise Kimberley

Regular readers will know that this is very long running issue (I have been lobbying the County Council about this since 2001).  I have started to receive further complaints again now from people in the Chantry Close and Kimberley Close areas of Kimberley.

If you are still affected by this is any way can you please let me know.

 

8)  Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH)- long term partnership with Sherwood Forest Hospitals

 

Some of you may have read about various developments in the press.  A question and answer session for the public is being held on Tuesday 27 September 5pm – 630pm Postgraduate Education Centre, QMC.

NUH Chief Executive and Chair, Peter Homa and Louise Scull are hosting this event to update NUH Trust members, volunteers and members of the public on the long-term partnership with Sherwood Forest Hospitals.

Places are limited at events so if you have not already registered your place, please do so by emailing ft@nuh.nhs.uk or calling 0115 9249924 x 63953.

 

9)   Rumbletums Café and Training Project (Kimberley)  is looking to appoint up to four new trustees

 

Rumbletums is a registered charity and their trustees make sure the organisation is running well and is doing what it was set up to do. This includes ensuring that Rumbletums:-

set the overall strategic direction, aims and objectives for Rumbletums

adopt the highest standards of governance in all they do

have the money they need

spend their money sensibly, on the activities it was raised for

follow the law, including preparing reports and accounts to send to the Charity Commission

don’t break the rules in their governing document (our constitution, trust deed or articles)

As a trustee of Rumbletums, you will use your skills and experience to make sure the organisation runs efficiently, to sustain and further develop our services and activities and to support and advise the staff team as and when necessary or appropriate. And you will joining a successful social enterprise already delivering valuable training to young adults with learning disabilities but with the potential to do much more in the future.

Rumbletums is also a company limited by guarantee and so anyone appointed as a trustee will also become a director of the company. The maximum personal liability attached to this is £10.

If you are interested in applying to become a trustee of Rumbletums (Kimberley) Ltd, please contact Derek Gardiner on 0115 9177944 for an informal chat or for more information and an application form.

 

10)   Parking issue on Nottingham Road Kimberley, near to Broomhill Road

I have received several recent complaints about poor visibility when turning out of Broomhill Road due to the amount of parked cars near this vicinity – where Gillotts and Hama Medical Centre area are.
Some residents have asked for a survey and some kind of traffic management plan to remedy the situation.
If you have encountered any particular problems in this area please let me know.
11)   HS2 & Boundary Commission proposals
Should the next General Election be held in 2020 – boundary changes are proposed and the details for the East Midlands can be found here (copy and paste this link into your browser)

http://bce-documents.s3.amazonaws.com/consultation-documents/1473419925_East%20Midlands%20Initial%20proposals%20report.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJG2X7BQ35X2H7LAA&Expires=1474526899&Signature=a2bL68Nso3J6bZS%2F1flRUwCEG%2BA%3D

If you have problems accessing this (I did) – try: https://www.bce2018.org.uk/node/6483

In terms of Broxtowe as you will see if you click on the document there are radical proposals for Broxtowe. The southern half goes over the City boundary to merge with Nottingham South, with the northern parts extending northwards into Ashfield.

 

HS2

 12)   Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP)
 BWP are having a fundraiser on Friday 23 September at 730pm at the White Lion Beeston.  Entitled “Dear Victor – Quiet Loner – the Battle for the Ballot” – there will be songs and stories from the fight for the right to vote.  There is a suggested donation of £5.
More information on the work of BWP at:

Broxtowe Women’s Project Limited
01773 718555
www.broxtowewomensproject.org.uk

13)   Dog bins, Cossall
I received a request last month for a dog bin in the vicinity of Newton’s Lane Cossall.   This is being reviewed by Broxtowe Borough Council.

 

14)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a new item I introduced where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.  Does not mean to say I endorse them, but they are interesting.

Just the one this month (have not had that much time for reading!)

“In order to lead the country out from this troubled time, we require a knowledge and empathy with all its parts”: https://medium.com/@Alison_McGovern/loyalty-vengeance-and-our-future-48373a006b32#.a2aymjmfo

 

 

Local Community Business Information

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.

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 !!!!

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – August 2016

Hi all

A warm welcome to my August newsletter and a special welcome to all those who have joined during the past month.

Council work continues to be extremely busy for me.  In particular I have been beavering away producing the submission to Nottinghamshire County Council on suggested traffic improvements in Kimberley, working on the tram extension to Kimberley, Cinema proposals and so on – (all of which are featured below).

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.

 

Best regards

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – August 2016

 

 

1)   Broxtowe Borough Council – Local Plan Update – potential additional sites consultation

The Council is consulting upon potential additional sites which could be the subject of future development to meet the needs arising from the Core Strategy.  These are sites which were not included in the Site Allocations Issues and Options consultation in 2013.   There are three sites that form the subject of this consultation: Nuthall, Chetwynd Barracks and Bramcote.

Your views are invited on sites identified in the consultation; this is your opportunity to guide future development in your area. The responses from this consultation will help us to select sites to allocate for development and will help to identify and address issues that need to be considered at a local level.

The consultation details and response forms can be found online via the following link:  http://www.broxtowe.gov.uk/part2localplan

or paper copies can be viewed at the Council Offices on Foster Avenue, Beeston, NG9 1AB or in libraries across the borough.

Responses should be made online or on the appropriate forms. The consultation period will run from Monday 22 August to 5pm Monday 3 October 2016.   Please note that all representations must be received within this time.

 

2)   Maws Lane Junction, consultation on One Way System, and Swingate traffic flow

Finally after many months work the final report is now available and can be found in full at the following link:

Nottinghamshire County Council v002

 

There is also a separate page on my website dedicated to this subject

Submission to Nottinghamshire Council regarding suggested highways improvements in Kimberley – Swingate and Maws Lane areas

Today – Thursday 25 August I have a site meeting with County Council officials to go through the provisional plans to alter the Maws Lane junction which I covered in my last newsletter:

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – July 2016

(item 10 where I expressed major reservations).

Many thanks to all of you who have offered comments already.  Thanks too to Kimberley residents Nina Douglas and Susan Page for their help in compiling all of the information.

I would be pleased to receive further feedback and answer any questions.  When I get an official response I will let you know.

 

3)   532 Bus – Selston – Eastwood via Kimberley

I reported in July that I had been contacted by a number of residents – very unhappy with the reduction in services that were then imminent, and have since been implemented.  This particularly affects people in the Hardy Street, Cliff Boulevard, Alma Hill and Maws Lane vicinity of Kimberley.  There are a good number of people who are elderly, who do not drive and therefore have no other means of getting into Kimberley for shopping.

Two years ago a lot of people got in touch about this service and I spent a fair amount of time pressing the County Council to take some action.  They did respond positively then, however the current position worries me a lot.

I have made urgent representations to Nottinghamshire County Council about this matter and I have asked several weeks ago to meet up with Chris Ward the Manager for Transport & Travel Services.

I am still awaiting to hear back from the County Council.  When there is more information I will let you know.

 

4)  Overgrown hedges Eastwood Road towards the brewery and next to the steps by the bus stop where the derelict building is – Kimberley

I have received a number of complaints about overgrown hedges in the above vicinity and have reported this (hopefully for some action to be taken).

 

 

5)   Tram Extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley

http://www.eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/tram-campaign-plea-to-younger-generation-1-8065034

Much campaigning work will be undertaken over the next few months in order to make further progress with the proposed Tram extension to Kimberley & on into Eastwood.

I am extremely grateful to my Member of Parliament Gloria De Piero for her full commitment to the proposals.  She stated “I am delighted to be working alongside Richard to secure popular support for the tram to be extended to Kimberley & Eastwood”.  She added “it’s a fantastic way to travel and I will be campaigning hard in Eastwood to bring jobs, investment, growth and to reduce traffic congestion as a result of us getting the tram network extended”.

We will be doing a lot of work in and around Eastwood and if you would like to get involved please do let Gloria or me know.

To contact Gloria: 01623 720399 – gloria.depiero.mp@parliament.uk

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

 

 

6)   Giltbrook Retail Park (GRP) Cinema Proposals

I reported in July that I had met with some of the Senior Manager at GRP to discuss a number of matters.

We’ve had a number of discussions since then and I am going to look around another retail park in the Midlands during the next month to look at an idea of possible different options regarding the cinema proposals that could be implemented at GRP.

Do get in touch if you would like to help with the cinema campaign – I’d be very pleased to hear from you.  Background information available at:

http://www.briefreport.co.uk/news/could-a-new-cinema-finally-be-coming-to-giltbrook-retail-park-3525838.html

http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/work-in-broxtowe/cinema-project-2013-giltbrook-retail-park/

 7)   Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP)

I have received this information below from BWP:

BWP are proud to announce the upcoming Confidence Building Course, delivered in partnership with Central college Nottingham.

The confidence Building course is due to commence on the 12 of September 2016 at Rumbletums (Kimberly)  from 10am-1230pm, for a duration of 5 weeks.

This course is for women who have suffered from low confidence as a result of Domestic Abuse, the course is free of charge for Women who are on benefits, with a charge of £44 (for the full 5 week course) for individuals who are not.

The Confidence Building Course will include topics such as:

·        Exploring what we like about ourselves

·        Using imagery to explore self-compassion

·        Practicing speaking assertively in different scenario’s

·        More in depth practice of assertiveness and self confidence

·        Positive affirmations and learning of mindfulness techniques

If you would like further information on the course, or would like to refer somebody onto the course then please contact BWP on: tel: 01773 718555, or email enquiries@broxtowewp.org

8)   Nottingham University Hospital Cancer Trials

Friday 30 September 230pm – 430pm Nottingham City Hospital

The Nottingham Cancer Clinical Trials Team (NCCTT), formed in 2008, helps patients take part in cancer clinical trials within Nottinghamshire.  It is part of a larger network which has five groups specialising in different types of cancer including breast, gynaecological, head and neck cancer and haematological (blood) cancer. It has its own research treatment area where a highly skilled team administers new and established chemotherapy regimes, novel therapies (which target only the cancer cells), monoclonal antibodies (a type of biological therapy) and small molecule therapies (targeted therapies) along with different classes of genetically modified organisms and vaccines for many trial patients.

Come along to meet the team, have a tour of the facilities and learn about other types of cancer treatments and investigations the NCCTT participate in.

Places are limited at events and it is vital that you book your place. Please register by either emailing ft@nuh.nhs.uk or calling 0115 9249924 x76242.

 

 

 

9)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a new item I introduced where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.  Does not mean to say I endorse them, but they are interesting.

A number of you commented how much they liked this new feature.  Just a couple this month:

a) Do we have to rubber stamp the Referendum decision?

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2016/08/why-it-duty-labour-party-try-stop-brexit

b) Once voting Labour was a statement of identity – with an English Labour movement it can be again

http://www.fabians.org.uk/england-a-crisis/

 

Local Community Business Information

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – July 2016

Hi all

A warm welcome to July’s newsletter.

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happens – once wrote Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.  I think this probably best sums up life in the UK since the EU Referendum debate on 23 June, just five weeks ago.

It seems to me unimaginable that so much should happen within a short amount of time – and certainly for the time I have actively been involved in politics, going back to 1991, the past few weeks have been wholly extraordinary.

Whilst there is so much uncertainty nationally (you probably won’t get two people agreeing on what Brexit does or does not mean), combined with the parlous state of the Labour Party – it’s certainly not a time to be faint hearted.  Thankfully I’ve built pretty robust shoulders, having battled through various challenges and I have strong advisers.

I have very busy locally over the past month – so there’s a lot of information to get through.

Always happy to receive feedback, and if you need help or assistance with any personal case work – do get in touch.

Trust the information below is useful for you.

 

Best regards

 

Richard

Richard S Robinson

Labour Cllr – Kimberley, Broxtowe Borough Council

4 Peacock Drive, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3HW

0775 1970 640

Twitter: @drummerich1

Web: www.richardsrobinson.org.uk

E: richard.robinson@broxtowe.gov.uk

 

Broxtowe News Update & Information Service – July 2016 

 1)   532 Bus – Selston – Eastwood via Kimberley

I have been contacted by a number of residents – very unhappy with the reduction in services that are imminent again.  This particularly affects people in the Hardy Street, Cliff Boulevard, Alma Hill and Maws Lane vicinity of Kimberley.  There are a good number of people who are elderly, who do not drive and therefore have no other means of getting into Kimberley for shopping.

Two years ago a lot of people got in touch about this service and I spent a fair amount of time pressing the County Council to take some action.  They did respond positively then, however the current position worries me a lot.

I have made urgent representations to Nottinghamshire County Council about this matter and I have asked to meet up with Chris Ward the Manager for Transport & Travel Services.

If anyone is affected by the further reductions please let me know as soon as possible, and certainly by no later than 5 August.

 

2)   Have your Say – Wednesday 10 August 2016 – 730pm – 9pm – The Nelson & Railway Kimberley

Maybe you are concerned about Brexit and how it will affect you or your business?

You might have a moan and groan about something that’s going off locally?

Or maybe you’ve got some opinions about the current state of the Labour Party and want to get it off your chest?

You might even want to get involved in local campaigning.

Whatever it is, I’m holding an open session for all members of the public to come and have a chat on Wednesday 10 August at the Nelson & Railway and I’ve booked a room there for us to meet.  It would be great to catch up informally.  Even if you have some private matters you wish to discuss – come along or drop me a line and we can arrange to meet up separately.

Please do feel free to come along, irrespective of where you live.

 

3)   The Precinct, Kimberley

I continue to receive complaints about the amount of litter in and around The Precinct, Kimberley.  Previously I have raised this with Kimberley Town Council, and I understand now that this has escalated to Broxtowe Borough Council, who in turn have been instructed to find out exactly what action can be taken to force the owners of The Precinct to make improvements.

If anyone has noticed amount of litter and has not contacted me yet, do drop me a line.

When more information is available I will let you know.

 

4)   Junction of Town View and High Spannia, Kimberley

I was asked to investigate the possibility of restoring the mirror on the junction of High Spannia and Town view to aid drivers coming out of Town View and Brendon Drive.

Unfortunately the County Council have refused this.

On a more positive note – after receiving requests for the carriageway on Brendon Drive and Town view to be inspected (the surfaces are very poor) – the County Council have confirmed that repairs to safety defects will be carried out.

If you require any further information please get in touch with myself or Dave Walker:

Dave Walker

District Manager Ashfield & Broxtowe

Network Management

Via East Midlands Ltd

dave.walker@viaem.co.uk

 

5)   Smart Motorways Programme M1 junctions 23a to 24 and M1 junctions 24 to 25

 

I’ve received some important information from Ruth Hyde Chief Executive of Broxtowe Borough Council about more work to be undertaken on the M1motorway in our area – this can be found by clicking on: Ruth Hyde Letter

 

6)  Anti social behaviour Alma Hill vicinity – Kimberley

 

On 30 June I met with the police, local residents and Broxtowe Borough Council to discuss various elements of anti social behaviour in the above vicinity.  I’ve got a further meeting with Derwent Living on 29 July to try and work out better ways of coordinating and communicating in the future between the various statutory bodies.

I am hoping that we can secure some positive long term improvements, particularly on communications.

7)   Litter on Babbington Lane, Kimberley

I’ve received complaints for some time now about the amount of rubbish and litter on Babbington Lane.  I contacted Broxtowe Borough Council and I was advised on 13 June that a new litter bin was going to be installed.

If you experience any ongoing problems with litter in this area, please do let me know.

8)   Tram Extension Line 4 phase III to Kimberley, Eastwood & into Amber Valley

There have been a number of discussions over the last couple of months including with colleagues at Gedling Borough Council, Amber Valley Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council & Nottingham City Council regarding future tram extensions in and around Nottingham.

I and other colleagues are planning to increase the campaigning work particularly in the Eastwood, Giltbrook and surrounding areas – supporting the tram extension to Kimberley & beyond.

Along with Kimberley, Eastwood, Nuthall Tram Action Group (KENTAG)  – we are aiming for example to significantly develop our social media presence and work with young people and schools locally to promote the tram campaign.

If you would like to get involved with the Tram Campaign in any capacity we always welcome new members – do feel free to get in touch with myself or Andy Cooper (Chair of KENTAG) usercp6695@aol.com – 0750 2279 198.

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

I have asked this week the current MP for Broxtowe Anna Soubry to confirm her position on the tram extension to Kimberley – whether or not she supports the proposals, when this is known I will let you know.

9)   Giltbrook Retail Park (GRP)

I met earlier this week with some of the Senior Manager at GRP to discuss a number of matters.

I’m sure you are all well aware from the national news as to what is happening with British Home Stores (BHS).  The BHS GRP store is to close on 22 August and a new furniture store is coming in its place (this will not be open until December – possibly Boxing Day).

I believe the new store will be SoFab – a store which specialises in made to measure furniture.  See below for a link to Lord Kirkham and SoFab.

http://www.retail-week.com/sectors/home-and-diy/dfs-founder-lord-kirkham-in-furniture-comeback-with-new-chain/7005796.fullarticle

 

With regards to the cinema proposals that many of you will be familiar with I am told that major operators such as Cineworld have been contacted however there are no settled concrete plans yet.

 

 

For all the work the work that has previously been undertaken on this – I am very keen to keep pressing for this, and again, as with the Tram information above – I’m planning to do a lot more work locally with young people and on social media to boost the campaign.

 

 

Do get in touch if you would like to help with the cinema campaign – I’d be very pleased to hear from you.

 

http://www.briefreport.co.uk/news/could-a-new-cinema-finally-be-coming-to-giltbrook-retail-park-3525838.html

 

 

http://richardsrobinson.org.uk/work-in-broxtowe/cinema-project-2013-giltbrook-retail-park/

 

10)   Maws Lane Junction, consultation on One Way System, and Swingate traffic flow

You may recall some of work undertaken earlier this year regarding two traffic hotspots in Kimberley.  I have had a report prepared summarising the finding of the survey that local residents completed.  As soon as I can get this published I will let you know.

In the meantime I have been advised that the County Council are intending to undertake some work in the vicinity of Maws Lane, Eastwood Road junction between January and March next year.

I have some major reservations about what precisely the County Council are planning.  They seem intent on pursuing short-term measures that will not address longer standing problems.  As I understand it for example there are no plans to re-site the bus stop near the zebra crossing. I have lost count the number of times I have asked the County Council to consider moving the bus stop following residents requests – the traffic here regularly goes back over the Eastwood road junction when a bus is parked up causing lots of problems.

I am contacting the County Council again this week with the hope that some common sense can prevail and that they will listen to local residents views.

If anyone has any questions on this do get in touch.

When more information comes out I will let you know.

What can be done to improve traffic flow, congestion and pedestrian safety in Hardy Street/Maws Lane, Cliff Boulevard & Swingate areas of Kimberley? Initial report.

Consultation on making Maws Lane and Hardy Street, Kimberley One Way

http://www.eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/do-kimberley-folk-want-one-way-system-1-7850776

 

11)   Suggested recommended reading (current national issues)

This is a new item I am introducing where I’ll post links to some of the best reads I’ve come across on a range issues recently.  Hope you find them stimulating.

a) We can’t pretend that poverty is solved by getting a job: Let’s rethink tax & social justice:

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/poverty-jobs-johnes/?utm_content=bufferc7604&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

b) Theresa May’s Mission Impossible: to construct a society Thatcher never achieved:

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2016/07/theresa-may-s-mission-resolve-thatcher-s-contradictory-legacy

 

c) – Brexit – Nationalism triumphed over liberalism, populism triumphed over evidence & expertise; paranoia triumphed over trust:

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/05/how-remain-failed-inside-story-doomed-campaign

 

d) Neil Kinnock’s famous speech to the Labour Party Conference, Bournemouth, October 1985 (in my opinion very apt for today)

 

e)  Labour a tragedy in 3 acts

View story at Medium.com

 

 

Local Community Business Information

 

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

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 adsr10@hotmail.co.uk

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

 

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

Email:          marie@rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

Website:      www.rosewoodtherapyclinic.co.uk

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

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

Kimberley

Nottingham

NG16 2TE

Tele:               0115 896 9690

Mobile:          07885 045080

Email: sarah@financesfirstlady.co.uk

Website: www.financesfirstlady.co.uk

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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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

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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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Personal Training

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 –

E: jacquesniemand1@gmail.com

Mob: 07912 868954

www.swiftactive.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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KHPhysiotherapyfully 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.

Kerstine Herbert

Mobile: 07584261193

Email: kerstine.herbert@ntlworld.com

http://www.khphysiotherapy.co.uk

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment.

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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

0115 919 2190

www.msc-lifecoaching.co.uk

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