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Stan Heptinstall

County Councillor for:

Bramcote and Stapleford

Cllr Stan Heptinstall

Stan Heptinstall MBE
8 Cranston Road
Bramcote
Nottingham
NG9 3GU

Telephone:
Home: 0115 9164588
Daytime: 0115 9774857
Mobile: 07792 987890

Fax: 0115 9773954/w 0115 8231017

Email: cllr.stan.heptinstall@nottscc.gov.uk

liberal.democrats@nottscc.gov.uk


Committees

  • Audit Committee

  • Standards Committee


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January 2011 update: 


Awards for Broxtowe BC Employees

Employees at Broxtowe Borough Council were celebrating in December after the Bramcote Leisure Centre was honoured at a national awards ceremony in Blackpool. The award was for Best Performer in the Sports and Leisure Facility Management category. This is a great achievement that offers national recognition to the quality of facilities, service and value for money on offer at Bramcote Leisure Centre. The award recognises the Council’s commitment to providing first- rate leisure facilities to residents of the Borough and beyond. Broxtowe Borough Council was also shortlisted in the following award categories:

• Parks, open spaces and horticultural services – Best performer

• Parks, open spaces and horticultural services – Most improved performer

• Refuse collection – Best performer

• Refuse collection – Most improved performer

Sincere congratulations to all those involved.


Events at Bramcote Leisure Centre

New exercise programmes and swimming programmes are set to start in January and provide us with the opportunity to get back to a healthy lifestyle following the Christmas break. There are sessions and courses for both adults and children, including for people with disabilities. For more information and to book, contact Broxtowe Borough Council on 0115 917 3000, or email bramcotelc@broxtowe.gov.uk.


Walk-in-Centre Public Meeting  

There is to be a public meeting to discuss the options for the future of the Stapleford Walk-in-Centre. It is at the Maycliffe Hall, Toton Lane, Stapleford on Thursday 18th January starting at 6pm. This is your opportunity to influence the decision makers at the NHS about the future, or otherwise, of  this important NHS treatment facility. Do try to get there.

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Holocaust Memorial Event

On Thursday 27 January 2011 at 11.00am people will once again gather at the Walled Garden at Bramcote Hills Park to commemorate National Holocaust Memorial Day.  Members of the Broxtowe Youth Council have produced a thought-provoking presentation around this year’s theme of ‘Untold Stories’.  Following the presentation a Ginkgo biloba tree will be planted in memory of Dr Matel Shimonovna Chernyavskaya, a Holocaust survivor, as a lasting tribute to commemorate victims and symbolise hope for the future, where life is cherished, not taken.  All are welcome.


Chinese New Year Celebrations

A host of exhibitions and activities for all in Beeston on Saturday 5 February from 10.00am – 6.30pm.  Visit Beeston Square and Barton’s at 63 High Road, Chilwell and enjoy all that is on offer. Full details are at www.broxtowe.gov.uk.

This is not to be missed! 


Bramcote Community Action Team

Believe it or not, the next meeting of the Bramcote CAT on Monday 7th March will be the 40th meeting of the group.. This means that the meetings have been held continuously for 10 years. Come along and hear what has been achieved as a consequence of these meetings and set your sights on what might be achieved in the future. The venue is the Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote and the meeting starts at 7pm. All welcome.


Hemlock Happening 2011 

Don’t forget the fantastic Hemlock Happening that will be taking place once again in Bramcote Hills Park, in 2011 on Saturday 11th June. This really is an annual event that is not to be missed! The programme is still being put together and will appear at www.hemlockhappening.org. Put the date in your diary now.

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Community Champions Nominations Invited  

The 2011 Broxtowe Borough Community Champion Awards Scheme has been launched. and the search is on for people living in the Borough who have carried out good works, battled adversity or who worked selflessly to make their community a better, safer and more pleasant place to live. Nominations are being sought by the end of February.

There are 7 award categories including:

The Safe Borough - for those who work to reduce crime and make our Borough a safer place to live.  A Growing Borough - for those who have helped businesses improve.
A Healthy Borough - for those who have helped put better health services or facilities into their community or help people lead a healthier lifestyle.
A Clean and Green Borough - for those who have worked to make the Borough cleaner or greener or helped people to become more environmentally friendly.
Children and Young People - For a child or young person up to the age of 18 years  who has made improvements to their community or to the people living there.
A Happy Borough - for those who have helped to make their community a better  place to live and help everyone get on and work together.
Good Neighbour Award - For an individual who has helped people in their community to live more comfortable or safely in their homes. 

The awards will be presented at a special evening event in March 2011. Awards can be given to individuals or groups.  A nomination form can be downloaded from the website at www.broxtowe.gov.uk or by contacting Communities at Broxtowe Council on
0115 917 3395. 


Replacements for Diseased Walnut Tree  

The diseased walnut tree at the junction of Church Street and Derby Road, Bramcote has been assessed by a professional arboricultural consultant and found to have decay comprising 62% of its cross section. Given the location of the tree in relation to the surrounding roads, buildings and public areas, the recommendation is that is should be felled. Two replacement walnut trees will be planted on the open space this winter to compensate the tree that is being removed.


Christmas Tree Recycling

The arrangements this year for disposal of real Christmas trees will involve partnership working with Veolia. Residents are encouraged to dispose of their trees at the Household Waste and Recycling centres. I have been informed that the County Council has agreed with its contractor Veolia that based on the tonnage of green waste collected over the festive period, a contribution will be made towards environmental projects in Nottinghamshire.

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