First published in 2003 the Rushcliffe Nature Conservation Strategy is intended to promote the development of nature conservation and encourage increased local community engagement with wildlife across Rushcliffe.
RNCSIG is reporting back for this year and proposing the make-up of the Steering Group online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QDTHC2W
We welcome a response from anybody who is engaged in or interested in wildlife and nature conservation in Rushcliffe, so please circulate – all are welcome to participate. We have set a deadline of Friday 1st Sept, 2017 for responses.
The tender process for the new 822 service has now been completed and the contract has been awarded to Yourbus who currently operate routes in to Nottingham from the Derby, Stapleford and Beeston direction.
I have attached the final timetable which now includes a later trip from Bingham towards Orston and also the extension of the last 2 trips from Friar Lane beyond Granby. As I have mentioned previously we will organise a follow up / review meeting with you all later this year, hopefully a representative from Yourbus will also be able to attend.
Timetable leaflets are currently being printed and I will arrange for these to be delivered to outlets used before 9including Bingham Town Council Offices0, if there are any specific points you think would be useful to drop these in to please let me know.
Manager, Transport & Travel Services
Rushcliffe Borough Council Planning Application
Reference Number: 17/01327/FUL
Applicant: Mr. Russell Price
Development: Erection of 4 No. poultry buildings, highway access and associated
Location: Land East of Fosse Way, Cropwell Bishop, Nottingham NG12 3BA
A planning application has been made on behalf of Mr. Russell Price to erect 4 large agricultural buildings adjacent to the existing Anaerobic Digester Plant in the land adjoining the old Fosse Road. These buildings will be used for the intensive rearing of chickens on a recurring 45 day cycle.
This is a significant development with potential consequences to the village as a whole. Aspects of the application to be considered include transport, aesthetics, noise and odour. The application will be discussed at the Parish Council Meeting on Tuesday 4th July 2017 and a response is required by Wednesday 5th July 2017.
The plans are available to view online via the Rushcliffe Borough Council Planning Online Portal (using the reference above). Alternatively hard copies of the plans and associated reports are available to view at the Old School via appointment with the Clerk to the Parish Council – Janice Towndrow on 0115 9894656.
Any interested parties are invited to comment either direct to Rushcliffe Borough Council or to the Parish Council by the required date.
Janice Towndrow – 29/6/17
The following note was issued today (14/06/17) by Chris Ward, County Manager, Transport & Travel Services, to accompany the proposed timetable for the ‘822’ service to replace the ‘V2 Service’
Following discussion with Members a final timetable has been produced to replace the Villager 2 service from 24th July, a copy is attached for your reference. The final route covers as much of the current Villager 2 service as possible, maintains the peak time journeys to Nottingham but with the off peak journeys connecting in West Bridgford where there are many options for connections to Nottingham. Peak journeys to Nottingham are also maintained through connections in Bingham with the Rushcliffe Mainline or rail services. We are hoping to introduce a ‘through’ ticketing agreement with both Trentbarton and Nottingham City Transport, details of this will be made available as soon as possible.
I hope to be able to advise you who will be operating the new service at the end of June following a short procurement process, timetables and full information will follow as soon as possible after that, your help in circulating this would be greatly appreciated. We are initially looking to award the contract for 2 years to try and get some stability in the area, during this time I intend to review the service and will be inviting representatives from each Parish/Town as we have done previously. I recognise that this situation will cause some concern to your residents, we are however trying to minimise any disruption and maintain as much of the service across the whole area as possible within the budget available.
If you have any queries regarding this please do not hesitate to contact me.
Chris Ward – Manager, Transport & Travel Services
HOW DO THE NEW 822 PROPOSALS AFFECT CROPWELL BISHOP?
The County ‘822’ proposals (issued 14/06/17) are intended to replace the V2 from 23 July 2017
The proposed 822 service will run from Bingham via Aslockton and the Vale villages to Cropwell Bishop (serving Church St and Hoe View Road as the current V2 route) and then on to Cotgrave Hollygate Lane Estate and Cotgrave Manvers Arms (missing out Ringleas). It then continues to Tollerton airport, Morrisons and West Bridgford (again as the existing V2)
Daytime 822 services stop at West Bridgford, whereas peak time 822 services go through to Friar Lane.
Through ‘peak time’ buses from Church St (labelled as Post Office on the 822 timetable) to Nottingham Friar Lane run at 0643, 0713 and 0803 in the morning and at 1623 and 1708 in the late afternoon (41 minute journey time)
In the late afternoon, through 822 buses from Friar lane to Cropwell Bishop run at 1630, 1705 and 1755 (40 minute journey time) – Note that these buses from Friar lane do not stop at Broadmarsh.
In the daytime, the 822 provides a service from Church St to West Bridgford at 33 minutes past the hour from 0933 to 1533 (then 1623 and 1708 which continue to Friar Lane) timings one minute later from Hoe View Road.
For the return daytime journey the 822 leaves West Bridgford on the hour between 0900 and 1600 (with buses at 1645, 1720 and 1810 which originate in Friar Lane)
Buses to Bingham from Cropwell Bishop Church St run hourly from 0925 to 1525 (34 minute journey time) with return buses from Bingham on the hour from 0900 to 1500 (33 minute journey time).
STATEMENT RECEIVED TODAY FROM N.C.C REGARDING THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE V2 BUS SERVICE AND A REPLACEMENT SERVICE FROM 24/7/15
V2 Villager withdrawal : 23rd July 2017
In response to the withdrawal of the V2 service, the County Council is currently preparing a number of options to provide bus services for those communities affected; whilst providing Value for Money and maximising accessibility to key services and destinations . These plans once prepared will be discussed internally early next week on the return of Chris Ward , Manager , Transport and Travel Services, followed by a briefing to the Chair, Councillor Cottee and the Vice Chair, Councillor Wheeler of the Communities and Place committee. Therefore we will be back in touch with you next week to provide further details and l hope this e—mail reassures you that we are working hard to ensure there is bus a service/s available for residents from the 24th July 2017.
If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact me or my colleagues copied in to this e-mail.
Manager, Development & Partnerships
Tel No: 0115 9774760
Mob No: 07766 497753
Cropwell Bishop Parish Council is appalled by the decision this week to withdraw the Rushcliffe V2 Bus Service to Cotgrave, Cropwell Bishop and the surrounding villages as of the 23rd July 2017. This decision was made by Trent Barton alone and the Parish Council and other affected Parish Councils were also not informed of this decision.
Trent Barton has made a unilateral decision to remove this service, because even though the service was rebranded there has been customer reduction and is therefore commercially unviable. Trent Barton failed to discuss this with N.C.C. and only notified them earlier this week.
The Parish Clerk has just spoken to N.C.C. (Friday morning 26/5/17 10.30am) and they have advised that they are currently working on an emergency replacement service for the Cropwell’s and surrounding villages. N.C.C. have promised to contact the Parish Clerk on Tuesday of next week to advice of any progress regarding an alternative service.
Parish Clerk 26/5/17
A Tortoise was stolen from a garden on Nottingham Road, Cropwell Bishop at 7pm last night (Tuesday 16th May). The residents have CCTV footage of the theft happening it was believed to be a group of girls that appeared to be wearing school uniform!
Any information would be greatly received and the return of the Tortoise would be the best result as it’s been in the family over 30 years!
If the girls have taken it don’t wish to be identified it would be best to put it back in the garden.
Lets hope the people responsible will do the right thing