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Hucknall: proposal for winter 'warm rooms’ in public buildings and libraries voted down

An innovative motion calling for public buildings, inluding libraries such as the one in Hucknall, to be used as winter ‘warm rooms’ in Nottinghamshire has been voted down. The scheme has been brought in by several other councils across the country in a bid to help people struggling to heat their homes amid the cost of living crisis.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Hucknall: proposal for winter 'warm rooms’ in public buildings and libraries voted down

Former Hucknall and Bulwell officer confirmed as new Nottinghamshire chief constable

A police officer who started her career as patrolling the streets of Hucknall and Bulwell has been confirmed as the new chief constable of Nottinghamshire. And Kate Meynell has vowed to build on positive work to promote public confidence and teamwork in her role. She made the pledge whilst being questioned by a special Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Panel hearing, before being officially and unanimously confirmed in the role.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Former Hucknall and Bulwell officer confirmed as new Nottinghamshire chief constable

Hucknall school vows to improve after scathing Ofsted report

A Hucknall school has been left licking its wounds after a damning Ofsted report. Holgate Academy, part of the Diverse Academies Trust, was labelled ‘inadequate’ for behaviour and attitudes and ‘requires improvement’ for the quality of education, personal development and leadership and management.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  2 days ago 0
Hucknall school vows to improve after scathing Ofsted report

Hucknall residents unhappy as leisure centre cuts midweek disabled swim sessions from two to one

Hucknall residents have been left frustrated by the cancellation of Tuesday disabled swimming sessions at the town’s leisure centre. The decision means there is now just one midweek disabled swim session, on a Wednesday afternoon, instead of two as there were before. Leisure centre operators said the decision to combine the Tuesday and Wednesday sessions into one session on a Wednesday only, was all part of a revamp of the centre’s swim programme following the Covid-19 pandemic.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  4 days ago 2
Hucknall residents unhappy as leisure centre cuts midweek disabled swim sessions from two to one

Packed house at Hucknall church for service to say goodbye to popular minister

West Hucknall Baptist Church was full to capacity for a special service to mark the retirement of the Rev Vanessa Hollingworth as its popular full-time minister. Vanessa, 65, is stepping down after 20 years, although she will preach at 'any churches that want to invite me' and conduct funeral services on request.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  4 days ago 0
Packed house at Hucknall church for service to say goodbye to popular minister

First Ashfield Film Festival hailed as a great success

Organisers of the first Ashfield Film Festival are hailing the event as a big success – despite it happening in very difficult circumstances. The festival opened on Thursday, September 8 – the same day the death was announced of Queen Elizabeth II. Despite this, the decision was made to continued with the festival, which was backed by Ashfield Council.

eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk ,  7 days ago 0
First Ashfield Film Festival hailed as a great success

Selston schoolgirl was thrilled to get a letter from the Queen after designing a cake for the Jubilee

A young Selston schoolgirl has been sharing her memories of Queen Elizabeth II after she received a letter from Her Majesty in the aftermath of June’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Eight year-old Lola Woodfield wrote to Her Majesty and sent her a picture of the cake she designed for the Jubilee day at her school, Holly Hill Primary in Selston, which her family then made for real for the celebrations.

chad.co.uk ,  7 days ago 0
Selston schoolgirl was thrilled to get a letter from the Queen after designing a cake for the Jubilee

Visits to Hucknall cafe inspires Nottinghamshire man to become a children's author

A popular Hucknall cafe has been the inspiration for a Nottinghamshire man to find a new career as an author late in life. Keith Cutts, 71, from Rise Park, has just published his first book, called Sweet Enough – under the pen name Cutzy – through Austin Macauley, after creating characters and stories in his head while regularly visiting The Sweet Cafe on High Street in Hucknall.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  8 days ago 0
Visits to Hucknall cafe inspires Nottinghamshire man to become a children's author

Rearranged date confirmed for meeting to determine future of Ashfield’s local plan

Ashfield Council has confirmed the rearranged date for a meeting to determine the future direction of its controversial housing plan. The Local Plan Development Panel meeting was due to take place on September 13, but was cancelled following the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The meeting will see councillors determine the next steps for the housing document, including whether controversial plans to build 3,000 homes on the greenbelt at Whyburn Farm, Hucknall, will be scrapped.

eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk ,  10 days ago 0
Rearranged date confirmed for meeting to determine future of Ashfield’s local plan

House full for Hucknall cinema's live screening of Queen's funeral

The Arc Cinema in Hucknall has announced its screening the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, September 19 has sold out. The country is in mourning following the loss of the beloved monarch last week at the age of 96. The screening at the High Street cinema will be at 11am on the day.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  10 days ago 0
House full for Hucknall cinema's live screening of Queen's funeral

Hucknall minister reflects on the passing of the Queen and is reminded that every day is precious

Preaching in American churches has been an enjoyable but interesting experience for me. As soon as people know that I am British they will say, ‘I love your accent’ and then ask me how the Queen is. I have been tempted to say: “She was fine, the last time I saw her - on TV!”

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  10 days ago 0
Hucknall minister reflects on the passing of the Queen and is reminded that every day is precious

Pub owner defends unplugging customer's extension lead as they charged three devices

The patron had ordered a drink at Oscars Cafe Bar before taking out the multi-socket cable to charge a laptop, phone and a tablet for four-and-a-half hours. A pub owner has defended his decision to unplug a customer's extension lead that they were using to charge three devices at once.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  11 days ago 2
Pub owner defends unplugging customer's extension lead as they charged three devices

Hucknall woman secures £5,000 donation for food bank after seeing empty shelves pictures on Facebook

A Hucknall woman has secured vital funds for the town’s food bank after the facility posted pictures of empty shelves at its Vine Terrace base. Hannah Beale, 41, helped secure a £10,000 donation for the facility back in 2020 during the pandemic when she collected bags of food and toiletries, to go alongside the annual collection she has at the town’s Specsavers store on High Street where she is duty manager.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  11 days ago 2
Hucknall woman secures £5,000 donation for food bank after seeing empty shelves pictures on Facebook

Hucknall girl was so thrilled to get a letter from the Queen after designing a cake for the Jubilee

A young girl from Hucknall has been sharing her memories of Queen Elizabeth II after she received a letter from the Monarch in the aftermath of June’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Eight year-old Lola Woodfield, who lives with her mum and dad, Gary and Kayleigh on Farleys Lane, wrote to Her Majesty and sent her a picture of the cake she designed for the Jubilee day at her school, Holly Hill Primary in Selston, which her family then made for real for the celebrations.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  11 days ago 1
Hucknall girl was so thrilled to get a letter from the Queen after designing a cake for the Jubilee

Bin collections will be affected over the bank holiday in Ashfield

Bin collections will be affected in areas of Ashfield over the bank holiday, Monday, September 19, for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Households affected will mainly be in the Sutton area but there are small pockets impacted in Annesley, Hucknall, Kirkby and Selston.

eastwoodadvertiser.co.uk ,  11 days ago 3
Bin collections will be affected over the bank holiday in Ashfield

Some Hucknall bin collections to be affected by Queen's funeral being a bank holiday

Due to the day of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II – Monday, September 19 – now being a bank holiday, Ashfield District Council has confirmed some bin collections will be impacted. Households affected will mainly be in the Sutton-in-Ashfield area but there are small pockets impacted in Annesley, Hucknall, Kirkby and Selston.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  11 days ago 2
Some Hucknall bin collections to be affected by Queen's funeral being a bank holiday

Hucknall: New date for key local plan meeting over future of Whyburn Farm

A new date has been set for key meeting over whether to scrap plans to build more than 3,000 homes on green belt land in Hucknall. The original meeting of the local plan development panel was due to take place today (Tuesday) but was cancelled by Ashfield District Council following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, along with tomorrow’s (Wednesday) planning committee meeting and the cabinet meeting scheduled for September 20.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  11 days ago 0
Hucknall: New date for key local plan meeting over future of Whyburn Farm

Shoppers and residents say new restaurants and the Arc Cinema are putting 'Beeston on the map'

The renovation of the square is described as a 'major destination' The popularity of the new Arc Cinema and restaurants which have opened in the Beeston Square development are putting the town 'on the map', shoppers have said. The eight-screen cinema, which has an equivalent in Hucknall, was opened last year by the acclaimed film director Shane Meadows.

nottinghampost.com ,  11 days ago 1
Shoppers and residents say new restaurants and the Arc Cinema are putting 'Beeston on the map'

Hucknall man raises more than £160 for Macmillan from epic three-day cycle ride to Wales

A Hucknall man has raised more than £160 for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity after cycling from The Bowman pub in the town to Llandudno. Russell Davies, 40, who lives at The Bowman, where he is the night receptionist, covered 160-miles in three days, going from Hucknall to Stoke and then on to Chester and finally to Llandudno.

hucknalldispatch.co.uk ,  12 days ago 2
Hucknall man raises more than £160 for Macmillan from epic three-day cycle ride to Wales