History


Selected achievements of the BCS over 37 years:


1972/3      Successful campaign preventing the widening of Town Street.

1979/80    Fighting for weight restrictions on Town Street and encouraging proposals for a road to bypass the centre of the village.

1979           Installation of the clock on the facade of the Grange.  Formerly on a building adjacent to the Tower graveyard, which fell into disuse and suffered vandalism.

1984           Extension to conservation area/Derby Road.

1987           Listed building status granted by English Heritage on many properties in the Conservation Area

2000 onwards - Successfully opposed original plans by developers to build luxury homes on land at Moss Drive now the Lawns.

Supporting Broxtowe BC planners lost appeal to build 3 terraced houses in front of the Grange. Renewal due on planning permission.

Interactive traffic sign installed on Town Street after much campaigning.

The Old Tower restoration project - ongoing

2007          Application/submission for extension to Conservation Area. The Conservation Area was extended in late 2008.