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Exciting times ahead for Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres! In August last year, the Council discovered that their bid in the first round of the Government’s Future High Streets Fund (FHSF) for Nuneaton was successful.

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his means that Nuneaton town centre could benefit from up to £25million in funding. NBBC is one of a total of 100 councils up and down the country in the Government’s shortlist, all bidding for a slice of the £1 billion fund. In addition to this, Nuneaton has also been earmarked as one of 101 towns set to potentially benefit from funding of up to £25million from a Government ‘Towns Fund’. Both of these funding avenues could op provide a fantastic cash injection which would be used to renew and reshape Nuneaton in line with the national initiative will align with the Transforming o and Nuneaton programme, a partnership nd between Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council, Warwickshire County Council and nd the CWLEP. The next steps in trying to secure these l significant sums of money is for the Council to submit a more detailed business case to the FHSF and develop a Town Investment Plan for the Towns Fund. e The Borough Council is also developing an overarching strategic, long-term vision for the future physical and economic development of Bedworth town centre d and is running an 8 week consultation on a draft Bedworth town centre Visioning Document during January and February. f The consultation will give the Council a chance to gain valuable feedback from its residents and other stakeholders which will ace enable the production of a comprehensive, final version of the visioning document. n

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05 The Council will use the final document and feedback from the consultation process to help  submit  a 29 Future High Street Fund bid for Bedworth town centre when the Government announces details of Phase two of the FHSF Programme.

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The Borough Council is also developing an overarching strategic, long-term vision for the future physical and economic development of Bedworth town centre

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Artists impression looking North along High Street. Cllr Julie Jackson, the Borough CouncilCouncil said: policies. Illustrative only - Leader subject of to planning and relevant “We are really excited about further developing our weareidp.com Future High Streets Fund Bid for Nuneaton and starting our consultation in anticipation of the Future High Streets Fund bid for Bedworth. Providing a prosperous and vibrant future for the town centres in both Nuneaton and Bedworth is extremely important to the Borough Council. “Our Borough has magnificent potential which is already starting to be realised through the wider Transforming Nuneaton Programme and obtaining up to £50m from the two Government Funds would provide a real boost to delivering our plans at pace.” Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Leader of Warwickshire County Council said: “This is wonderful news, our plans for Transforming Nuneaton could be further improved by the funds which seek to create a vibrant and thriving Borough that fulfils its huge future potential. “These are exciting times for Nuneaton and Bedworth and these funding opportunities will help fulfil our aspirational ambitions for both town centres”

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Warwickshire County Council’s Cabinet approves Nuneaton town centre investment

Warwickshire County Council has ratified the Cabinet decision to invest nearly £19.5m of its Capital Investment Fund to continue the Transforming Nuneaton programme and build a new, state-of-the-art library, café and business centre in the town.

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he investment is being heralded as a key landmark in creating a vibrant economy in Nuneaton, bringing businesses into the town centre and unlocking land for private sector development. Earmarked for the development of the Church Street area, which is currently occupied by Wilkos, Powell House and Royal Mail. The buildings and land are owned by Warwickshire County Council and Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council, having been acquired with funding from the Government’s Local Growth Fund through the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP). Responding to the needs highlighted by small and medium enterprises for the requirement of suitably sized office premises in the town, the business centre will comprise around 70 highly flexible offices aimed at small start-ups. Around 120 businesses will be supported through the provision of this affordable office accommodation as well as additional business aid. An expected 200 jobs will be created, in addition to library staff, and the development is estimated to generate a combined revenue of £490,000 per annum, once target occupancy is achieved. An expected increase in visitor numbers and footfall across Nuneaton will go a long way towards creating a more vibrant town centre, stimulating both daytime retail as well as night-time economy. The offer will also fulfil the County Council’s commitment to a low carbon footprint as the design incorporates ecofriendly facilities and encourages zero carbon travel.

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An expected 200 jobs will be created, in addition to library staff, and the development is estimated to generate a combined revenue of £490,000 per annum, once target occupancy is achieved.

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Councillor Izzi Seccombe, Leader and portfolio holder for economic development at Warwickshire County Council, said: “This is fantastic news for Nuneaton and the biggest landmark to date for the Transforming Nuneaton programme. “The library and café will provide a real focal point for the community which will help to bring visitors into the town and the top class facilities will make it a real asset and ensure that it is fi t for purpose in the 21st century. “The business centre will also be a major boon for the town centre, bringing a sense of entrepreneurship and inspiration as well as creating jobs in the area. It is a major step in us creating the town centre that Nuneaton deserves and reinvigorating the local area.” Cllr Julie Jackson, Leader of Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council said: “I am delighted to see the Transforming Nuneaton programme making headway. There was an identifi ed need to provide a broader choice of premises for small to medium enterprises, and the diverse range that the centre will allow makes an attractive offer for fl edgling businesses and entrepreneurs.” “The next steps will be to look to private developers to continue the evolution of the town centre once the gateway

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has been completed. All of these assets combined will help to build a town fi t for future generations and one that exceeds expectations.” Nick Abell, vice chair of the CWLEP, said: “It is great to see the programme progressing.This is a major landmark which will encourage more leisure and business visitors to a key part of Warwickshire. “The business centre will encourage more SMEs to base their enterprises in Nuneaton which will be a boost to the economy and the business sector.”

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2019 - a year of celebration

2019 was a truly special year as we celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of Nuneaton-born George Eliot, one of the greatest English novelists.

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here was a whole host of fantastic events that took place up and down the Borough, including theatrical performances, readings and exhibitions. Some special highlights included an adaptation of Mr Gilfil’s Love Story at Arbury Hall, ‘Meet the Woman’ performances by Lesley Smith, an adaptation of Silas Marner - the Musical, special talks by Professor Ruth Livesey, plus a whole host of events over the National Heritage Open Days including the Oracle of the Taproom’s performances. Events were organised by the George Eliot Fellowship in partnership with the Borough Council, with support from Warwickshire County Council. During September, residents came together for fun, live music and entertainment during a special George Eliot celebration day in George Eliot Gardens, where we also launched our brand-new interactive George Eliot Quotation Trail. The trail incorporates a route through Nuneaton town centre and Riversley Park and showcases famous locations the worldrenowned author frequented during her early life, putting a fresh perspective on her work. Several schools made big efforts to recognise the year. Most notable was Wembrook Primary who spent the birthday week studying the Victorians and George Eliot and celebrated with a huge cake on her birthday. The Nicholas Chamberlaine Trust in Bedworth sponsored a new children’s version of Silas Marner, adapted by Vivienne Wood and illustrated by local artist Sarah

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Moore. Available in local bookshops now, copies are also being sent to every primary school in the Borough. Eliot’s birthday, on Friday 22 November 2019, was marked by a wreath-laying at her grave in Highgate Cemetery and at her memorial in Westminster Abbey, both attended by the Mayor, Cllr June Tandy, and here in Nuneaton we held our very own special wreath-laying ceremony with Deputy Mayor, Cllr Bill Hancox as well as a pop up museum, and free, guided museum exhibition tour. Plus, there’s still a chance to visit the Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery’s

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‘Scenes of George Eliot Country’ exhibition which runs until 1 March 2020. Specially dedicated to the literary legend, the exhibition provides a fantastic opportunity to see unseen objects from the Museum’s collection. Cllr Julie Jackson, Leader of the Council said: “The events of 2019 enthralled visitors and residents, and created a huge buzz of excitement throughout the Borough. “It was fabulous to see people of all ages getting involved in activities and coming along to the events to honour our region’s most beloved literary daughter.” www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk


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John Burton, chairman of the George Eliot Fellowship, said: “Highlights for us included a wonderful selection of readings from George Eliot by Gabriel Woolf and Rosalind Shanks. 2019 was the 50th consecutive year that Gabriel has done readings for us. He was also the guest of honour at the Westminster Abbey wreath laying. We have also been thrilled that local historian David Paterson has published a book about Eliot’s father, Robert Evans and his links with the Arbury Estate, the book has been very well received.

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The events of 2019 enthralled visitors and residents, and created a huge buzz of excitement throughout the Borough.

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“We were also delighted to work with George Eliot Hospital, and that work will continue into the future. “Finally, we were delighted to support Nuneaton Rotary in paying for a unique bench to commemorate the bicentenary, designed by local artist Alisha Miller, who we also commissioned to create a 2019 portrait of George Eliot.”

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SPORTS, HEALTH AND WELLBEING www.everyoneactive.com

NBBC present ambitious future leisure development plans

On 14th November 2019 the Council presented future options for the development and enhancement of leisure provision throughout the Borough to its Internal Overview & Scrutiny Panel.

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ollowing the adoption of the Council’s Leisure Strategy and subsequent Local Plan in 2018, Members and Officers have been working behind the scenes in exploring options which will meet the future demands of residents up to 2031. These options follow the work previously reported to Cabinet in 2018 and now highlevel proposals have been developed that the Council feel can be moved forward to the next stages of the design process, subject to financial modelling on their affordability. Approximately £9 million of Developers’ Section 106 contributions (which developers are required to pay for projects to help manage the impact of developments) will be requested to support the additional sporting facilities for the Borough to be able to meet the increased demand.

The plans have been carefully developed into a proposal that we feel can provide our residents with a promising leisure development which offers excellent service facilities for the future.

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Cllr Ian Lloyd, portfolio holder for Arts and Leisure said: “The Council has been working on these fantastic leisure developments in partnership with Sport England and other stakeholders for the past two years. “The plans have been carefully developed into a proposal that we feel can provide our residents with a promising leisure development which offers excellent service facilities for the future.”

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SPORTS, HEALTH AND WELLBEING www.everyoneactive.com A new sports hall on the existing car park would also provide a one-stop-shop for a wide variety of sports. As with our plans for the new Bedworth Leisure Centre, we will review car parking, cycling and electric car facilities for all sites as part of the proposed development and include facilities such as vehicle recognition.

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Some key aspects of the proposals are set Pingles Leisure Centre out below: The Pingles Leisure Centre that was opened in 2002 currently provides excellent Bedworth Leisure Centre facilities for the Borough, but we recognise Due to the need to increase pool that there is a need to make improvements space at the Bedworth Leisure Centre and for the future. Therefore we are looking at the practicalities of doing this in an ageing options to include an additional 25 metre, building, we want to build a new, modern 6 lane community swimming pool with and fit for purpose wet and dry leisure the potential of a floating floor facility to centre in the Miners Welfare Park. This will support all day public lane swimming, contain a 25 metre, 8 lane swimming pool, a capacity for additional swimming lessons teaching pool, a 4 court indoor sports hall, and club development opportunities. a 100 station health and fitness facility with We plan to provide additional health and dance studio space and a café. fitness areas, with new studios, classrooms We are also looking at the possibility and multi-use areas. As part of these of having a state-of-the art roof-top all changes, options for a new main entrance weather small sided floodlit football pitch/s point, new changing rooms and a new café to support the growing local junior clubs’ area/plaza will be developed. requirements for extra training facilities, with Whilst reviewing the proposed extension the option to use this facility for matches. designs for the Pingles, consideration will also be undertaken as to the option of a Look out for the complete new build to incorporate all the facilities detailed and the financial benefits consultation coming this may have for the Borough and future in February revenue implications. intouch@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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In partnership with Warwickshire County Council (WCC) we have been working on the opportunity to develop and enhance our leisure offer in northern Nuneaton, recognising the extensive housing developments in the Higham Lane, A5, Longshoot and Weddington areas. As such WCC and the Borough Council want to build a combined leisure and school facility on one site proving an “Active” community hub that will be open to the public during the day, evening and weekends. This facility would meet Ofsted requirements and enable an enhanced sport and leisure offer for school pupils to support increased physical activity and attainment levels. The facilities we want to see at this site include a 6 court sports hall as opposed to a standard 4 court school sports hall; a 100 station health and fitness facility, studio, class areas and a full sized all weather floodlit football pitch that would provide a central venue for local junior football. There would also be outdoor grassed football pitches and changing facilities. Discussions are also taking place with Warwickshire Health Service, the Clinical Commissioning Group and Public Health Warwickshire to look at opportunities for the provision of GP services from the same site.

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We are also looking to develop our two town’s Destination Parks - Miners’ Welfare and Riversley Park - to ensure that the overall Borough leisure and open space facilities support our residents’ needs around health and mental well-being. Most of us recognise the importance of physical activity, however mental health is just as important and we want to ensure that the provisions we develop reflect and support this in our parks www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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NBBC wins MOD Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Award!

Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council has once again been recognised for its outstanding support for the Armed Forces community, this time with a Gold Award from the MOD Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

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he Gold Award represents the highest badge of honour available to those that employ, support and serve veterans, and their families. NBBC was granted the award for its outstanding support for the military community and the Armed Forces Covenant. Having been presented with the Bronze award in 2016, and Silver in 2018, the Council has a continued strong track-record of support provision for military personnel and veterans. This award recognises NBBC’s important work in implementing procedures which have enabled easier access to the services they provide. The award acknowledges NBBC’s long-term commitment to the Armed Forces, including its dedication to the Armed Forces Covenant, engagement with the national and regional partners such as Career Transition Partnership (CTP) and West Midland  Reserve Forces and Cadets  Association (WM RFCA) to promote the recruitment and support of

The award acknowledges NBBC’s long-term commitment to the Armed Forces, including its dedication to the Armed Forces Covenant.

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the Armed Forces Community. Armed Forces Representative, Cllr Barry Longden said: “I am extremely honoured that we have received this award. Following our Bronze and Silver awards, I couldn’t be more proud of the ongoing dedication of our Members and officers. This award represents the continued commitment of our staff to provide a service of the highest quality to our Armed Forces community and a big thank you goes out to all involved.”

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Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio holder for Housing and Communities added: “This is a wonderful achievement and once again highlights the excellent Armed Forces assistance we continue to provide in the Borough. Our military personnel, their families and veterans are highly valued and we aim to continue our good work in supporting this most worthy community.” For more information on the Armed Forces

Covenant and the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) visit: nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/armedforces-covenant

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HOUSING AND COMMUNITIES NABSCOP is responsible for raising awareness of the key issues with the organisations at a Borough and Countywide level.

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NBBC is a member of the Nuneaton and Bedworth Safer Communities Partnership (NABSCOP) which aims to reduce crime rates and the fear of crime within the Borough.

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he partnership works closely with agencies such NABSCOP is responsible for raising awareness of the key issues with as Warwickshire Police, Warwickshire County the organisations at a Borough and Countywide level. They must also Council, Public Health and Warwickshire Fire ensure they comply with the compulsory duties stated in the Crime and Service. Disorder Act 1998, the Police and Justice Act 2006 and subsequent Home A strategic assessment was endorsed by NABSCOP Office regulations. together with a Partnership Plan in February 2019 in order Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: to identify the 2019-2022 priorities. “The Council is one of the various partners that coordinates the work of Once these areas were identified, the partnership put in NABSCOP to ensure that the Community Safety Strategy proactively resolves place a three year Community Safety Strategy and plan to the issues that we agreed would be prioritised. deliver actions against those priorities. “It is essential that we work with the partnership for the main purpose of The agreed focus points are violent crimes, acquisitive reducing crime and disorder in our Borough, so our residents and visitors feel crimes, anti-social behaviours and reducing the figures of much safer.” offenders reoffending.

FREE insulation and heating

FREE Cavity wall and Loft Insulation

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is currently working in partnership with E.ON to provide free loft and cavity wall insulation as well as broken boiler replacements and first time central heating installs for residents to improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty.

Insulation can save you money on your annual energy bills and you can benefit from a warmer home during the winter.

The funding is limited and is available on a first come, first serve basis. You do not have to be an E.ON customer to apply for this offer, but you do need to own your own home, or rent residential premises from a private landlord. The permission of the landlord will be required for the installation.

DO YOU MEET THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Do you have a household income below £30,419 and fulfil one of the following criteria: • have children under the age of 5 years old • are pregnant • are aged 60 and over

• have a pre-payment gas/electric meter • live in a mobile/park home • live in the Nuneaton and Bedworth area

To book your free assessment please contact

E.ON Home Improvement/Home Solutions team and quote PSNB Nuneaton: Tel: 0345 300 4389 (call centre opening hours Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5:00pm) or email: ECOhome@eonenergy.com

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Did you know that council housing in England was 100 years old last year? The Addison Act introduced the idea to the nation back in 1919 and here in Nuneaton we busily got on with building in Stockingford!

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ur oldest council homes were 100 years old last year, with the oldest houses in Bedworth being built in 1929. To celebrate this centenary, we asked our residents to send us their stories about living and growing up in council housing in the Borough and collected some interesting artefacts from that time. We kindly had some fond recollections sent in to us from local residents, and in addition to using the collected artefacts, were able to create a display which is open to residents and visitors. In addition to the display, we will also be mounting commemorative plaques on some of the first examples of council housing built within the Borough. Cllr Christopher Watkins – Portfolio holder for Housing and Communities said: “I was so surprised to find out that the first council houses built were around the Whitehouse Crescent area, in the Kingswood Ward, which I have represented since becoming a Borough Councillor and the Ward that I represented even before I became the Councillor back in 2010. I have also had pleasure to witness the largest Council Estate built in over 28 years in the Borough - Kings View, again in the Kingswood Ward, which I took part in naming back in 2015.”

To celebrate the centenary, we asked our residents to send us their stories about living and growing up in council housing in the Borough and collected some interesting artefacts from that time.

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“It has been a fond trip down memory lane for us here and great to hear the affectionate stories of people living in council houses throughout the local area. Many thanks to everyone who sent in interesting stories or artefacts for us to create our display. I look forward to seeing the plaques proudly displayed on the first council properties built in our Borough.” The display will be on show in Nuneaton Town Hall throughout January so please come along and take a look!

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HOUSING AND COMMUNITIES “I think above all, the overwhelming memory is of how close knit the community was. Yes people had their squabbles, especially if someone always got the “first drop” of the coal allowance. My memories are NOT nostalgia for ‘old times’ they were tough, and I would not really want to go back to them, but everyone did pull together and look after each other.”

“ALWAYS great excitement was the day the coal allowance arrived, and it was ‘all hands on deck’ to move it from the road where it was dropped to the coal cubby. There were more than few arguments among the miners’ families as well. The tip-up lorry the coal came on (loose) was divided into compartments. The first drop got more coal with larger lumps and the “last drop” the least.”

“I remember Neighbours keeping pigs (no doubt against “the rules”) and nearly everyone having chickens and rabbits (probably also against “the rules”) all of which “The Authorities” turned a blind eye to, providing there were no problems. I wonder what modern day children would think to the fact that a regular part of my life was to be taken to “the shed” to pick out which rabbit we would have for dinner. I could skin and dress a rabbit (with help) by the EDWORTH BORO DB UG time I was six.” AN H N

In 1957/58 Bob along with his mother Joyce (Brown), Step father Bill Brown and younger sister Barbara moved into their first Council House at 62 Barton Road, Nuneaton.

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Homelessness in winter

There are several options available for individuals finding themselves homeless during the winter months and at risk of having to sleep on the streets.

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or example, the Winter Night Shelters (WNS), the Rough Sleeper Hostel, extra funding and additional temporary accommodation have all been put in place in order to address homelessness in the Borough, especially during the winter season. The WNS managed by the Salvation Army in Nuneaton, which includes churches and the Muslim Community Centre, opened on December 1 2019 for a three month period. Tackling homelessness during the winter period is a priority in Nuneaton and Bedworth as it is vital for those that are at risk of being on the streets to have shelter, particularly overnight. Shelters across seven locations will provide the homeless with a warm bed, an evening meal and breakfast. Volunteers are always welcome and an extra pair of hands is much appreciated to help these shelters function seven days a week. In addition to the WNS, we have our own Rough Sleeper Hostel which has 6 rooms (currently full) and a further 4 spaces for floating support in other temporary accommodation, specifically for rough sleepers. The Council has also been successful in a recent bid to obtain £12k funding from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) for a cold weather fund to support rough sleepers. This will be utilised primarily for those who can’t access the Hostel or WNS. Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: “The £12k fund has come at a crucial time as it will help our most vulnerable residents. With temperatures dropping to zero degrees

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Volunteers are always welcome and an extra pair of hands is much appreciated, to help these shelters function seven days a week.

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and lower, it’s the worst time of the year to be on the streets so it’s a priority for us to help those that need further assistance.” The Council also works with multiple agencies that offer temporary accommodation for individuals that are homeless. This allows us to support and facilitate people accessing permanent housing. Local agencies include Doorway, P3, Cornerstone, Salvation Army and St. Basils. Esther Barrett, Head of Support and Community Services and Transforming Programme for P3 said: “We are committed to finding solutions for people who are sleeping rough. When bad weather occurs it can become a life threatening situation for people. This funding is very much welcomed as it will assist those most vulnerable and help us to give people alternative solutions!” www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk


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Three month closure order for Bedworth home At the end of October 2019, a closure order was put in place for a total of 3 months on a private home in Bedworth.

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he house was being used by drug users who started to participate in anti-social behaviour. Our Communities Officer who was working in partnership with the Warwickshire Police Safer Neighbourhoods Team and our Housing Team, applied to the court in order for a closure order to be granted. Magistrates at the Warwickshire Justice Centre granted the order on October 8 2019, following numerous reports and complaints about the unlawful use and supply of illegal drugs, high level of disorder and anti-social behaviour coming from this address.

Cllr Chris Watkins, Cabinet member for Housing and Communities, and the Chair of the Nuneaton and Bedworth Safer Communities Partnership said: “The granting of this Closure Order is the culmination of agencies working together to deal with an issue which has caused much distress to the local community. This sends out a very clear message that this sort of behaviour will not be tolerated in the Borough. We will continue to utilise all the powers available to us to address issues of crime and anti-social behaviour”

Cornerstone Partnership to help homelessness We accepted our first set of keys for a property from the Cornerstone Partnership back in October 2019, which was the start of a new approach to providing suitable temporary accommodation for homeless households.

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ur collaboration with Cornerstone Partnership aims to provide 20 self-contained dwellings for homeless households to occupy, whilst we, as a Council, work with local people to help find a solution for their homelessness situation. The partnership will deliver much needed temporary accommodation until the conversion of the Council House has been completed, however the units may intouch@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

communities”. Cornerstone Partnership said: “We’re really excited to start this project with Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council. As a social enterprise we specialise in providing housing for homeless families and it’s refreshing to work with the fantastic housing team at the Council, who have been so pragmatic and driven to improve the situation for families who unfortunately fi nd themselves in a position of being homeless. We look forward to being part of this solution in Nuneaton and Bedworth, and supporting many residents for years to come”

continue to be used for as long as the need is required. Cllr Chris Watkins, Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities said: “I am very pleased that we are working with Cornerstone who have an ethos that matches our own, in respect of a desire to provide decent homes for the most vulnerable people in our 024 7637 6376

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Extra support for funeral costs

From spring 2020, families who have lost a loved one and claim benefits will be able to receive up to £1000 to help contribute towards funeral costs via the Funeral Expenses Payment Scheme. This will be the first time that the scheme payments have been increased since 2003.

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he previous amount that families could claim was £700, meaning the payment amount has risen by 43%. This payment is an addition to the existing allowances that pay for funeral essentials, such as burial or cremation fees. In addition to this, a fund to help towards child funeral costs was introduced this year from the Children’s Funeral Fund for England. The fund can be used to help towards the funeral costs for a child under the age of 18 or a stillborn baby after week 24 of pregnancy. The fund is not means tested, therefore individual earnings or savings will not affect how much you will be able to claim. The fund can help pay for burial and cremation fees, including the cost of a doctor’s certificate as well as the cost of a coffin, shroud or casket, up to £300. Claims must be made within six months of the funeral and can be made directly or via the cremation or burial provider, which means you should not be charged. Cllr Neil Phillips, Portfolio Holder for Planning, Development & Health said: “Extra funding provided by the Funeral Expenses Payment Scheme for benefit claimants and the Children’s Funeral Fund will be of some help for grieving families. “Losing a loved one is a very traumatic and emotional experience, so the extra financial support will hopefully help to reduce the financial strain on families during such a difficult time.”

Losing a loved one is a very traumatic and emotional experience, so the extra financial support will hopefully help to reduce the financial strain on families during such a difficult time.

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Council house conversion

In September 2019, work to convert the Council House started in order to create Temporary Residential Units (TRUs) for homeless families.

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abinet discussed the plans to convert the Council House back in November 2018, after the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 made it apparent that suitable temporary accommodation for families, unfortunate enough to find themselves homeless, was urgently required. A team of construction professionals from Lovell Partnerships Limited started the operations to transform the Council House last year. There isn’t much to see from the outside but inside the team are working extremely hard. Lovell’s Regional Refurbishment Director, Carl Yale said: “We are pleased to extend our working relationship with Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council and we are proud to be involved in delivering the Council’s vision for safe and secure accommodation for homeless families. “Although there will be challenges ahead we are confident that our highly skilled teams will take them in their stride and create a “safe haven temporary accommodation unit” for many families into the far future.” The Council House consists of three floors, so there is still a lot of work to be done until the office space has fully converted into comfortable and secure accommodation. Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: “I am really pleased and excited that the regeneration of the Council House is well underway and that progress is being made. This will be a welcoming environment where families who have become homeless can create new beginnings, feel safe and face the future confidently. “I can’t wait for this building to be ready for its first occupants. This is a good example of how Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council are being innovative with approaches to empty council buildings.”

We are pleased to extend our working relationship with Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council and we are proud to be involved in delivering the Council’s vision for safe and secure accommodation for homeless families. intouch@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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HOUSING AND COMMUNITIES

Men in Sheds Nuneaton ‘the door is always open’

It’s always great to see what is going on in our local area, and the Men in Sheds project makes a positive contribution to our local community.

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he groups aim to encourage retired and unemployed people within the local area to gain wood working skills. It’s currently run by Corinne Davies at Escape Arts and Luke Veasey who works as an Art Development Worker at George Eliot Hospital. Men in Sheds was set up in 2014 with a core group of local retired men, and since then the project has gone from strength to strength. They have four successful groups taking place each week, and have recently opened it up to women, which has had a really positive response, with many now attending. The group recently ran a stall at the successful ‘Hope Festival’ held at Abbey Arts Centre, with the aim of raising awareness for mental health issues, particularly in men. During the festival, the project members displayed a range of Christmas items and were inundated with orders for reindeers, robins and more. It’s certainly been a busy period for the Men in Sheds community but this alone brings a sense of purpose and usefulness for those who attend. Corinne Davies, Escape Arts, Community Liaison & Volunteer Support said: “Our core aim has always been to tackle loneliness and isolation through creativity which is particularly relevant post retirement or after a period of illness. “It’s also a great resource to have with the growing awareness of mental health issues and with the social aspect of the groups being just as important as the items they make.” This is a fantastic local project where you’ll feel welcome and have the chance to interact with new people. If you think you could donate some much needed supplies, particularly wood to keep the group going, this would be very much appreciated.

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Men in Sheds was set up in 2014 with a core group of local retired men, and since then the project has gone from strength to strength. Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: “I’m very impressed with how Men in Sheds has been a success for the local community with both men and women. “Mental health awareness is very important, and the Men in Sheds groups are a great way for people to build new relationships and have a sense of purpose.”

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Based in the courtyard at the George Eliot Hospital, Men in Sheds has lots of volunteer opportunities available for those with some spare time on their hands.

If you would like to get involved, please contact corinnedavies@escapearts.org.uk

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Multi skilled workforce brings a host of benefits for council service, craft workers and tenants! Following a review of our council’s in-house craft workers, a decision was made to provide multi-skill training to enable a more efficient and diversified workforce and ensure that the council’s anticipated future repair demands could be met.

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raining providers, The Central Building and Welding Academy (CBWA) in Bayton Road, Bedworth implemented a practical approach which enabled our craft workers to achieve a range of skills to complement their main trade. For example, a plumber adopting skills in three relative sub-trades such as; Joinery, Plastering and Tiling. The CBWA provide high quality, tailored construction and welding training, and offer a wide range of courses which are accessible to anyone wishing to learn a new skill. The training is already yielding results, enabling repairs to be completed more swiftly using a fewer number of craftspeople, which is not only to the Council’s benefit but more importantly to the tenants. There have been advantages for the craft work team too, with increased morale and job satisfaction. Andy Wilson Property Services Trade Manager said: “I have greater confidence in sending a single operative out to complete a job in one hit, rather than it involving 2-3 trades as previously. This makes our performance better and gives our tenants a superior service. “The service provided by Central Building &Welding Academy has provided our team with invaluable knowledge and know-how in carrying out their new roles.” Jack Masters – NBBC’s main trade Joiner said: “Being able to carry out all aspects of work is very cost effective, and also saves time on completion of the job. This allows us to provide an efficient service to our tenants. All training and assessments were sorted efficiently to get the ball rolling as soon as possible.”

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Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: “I was most impressed by the quality of the training provided by the Central Building and Welding Academy. Our staff took the extra demands made of them in their stride and achieved superb results. It has improved the staff morale considerably and of course these extra skills have made a dramatic impact on the Repairs Team as they now only have to arrange one visit to a tenant.  “I am immensely proud of all our staff and the services we provide to our tenants throughout the Borough. The multi tasking

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capabilities of our craft workers has enabled us to look forward with confidence in our ability to meet the future demands of our tenants.”

The CBWA provides high quality, tailored construction and welding training, and offers a wide range of courses which are accessible to anyone wishing to learn a new skill. www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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NBBC staff support successful collaborative road policing operation

Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council’s taxi licensing technical officer teamed up with Warwickshire Police to conduct vehicle and taxi checks in Nuneaton in an operation aimed at increasing public confidence as well as preventing and reducing crime.

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student officers joined experienced officers who used Automatic Number Plate Recognition equipment to intercept the vehicles and bring them in to a safe area for checks to be made. The Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) directed vehicles into Abbey Street Car Park where Warwickshire Police Officers and NBBC’s taxi licencing officer inspected the vehicles. A total of 38 vehicles were checked, 5 of which were taxis. 7 vehicles were seized for tax and insurance offences and a further 8 vehicles had offences that they were reported for or were issued notices to rectify the fault. Three vehicles were also prohibited from being driven due to being in

a dangerous condition and one person was arrested on suspicion of obstructing police officers and numerous road traffic offences. Two of the taxis were issued immediate notices to get their front two tyres changed as they were considered to be below the legal tread depth, the three other taxis were deemed to be fully compliant. Cllr Christopher Watkins – Portfolio holder for Housing and Communities said: “It’s great to see the success of this collaboration and for the Council to be involved in helping to make our roads safer. The whole operation worked extremely well and it was a great opportunity for the student officers to hone their traffic skills whilst working alongside experienced officers and Council staff.” If you are already registered on our NBBC Homes website visit www.nbbchomes.org.uk for details or contact customer services on 024 7637 6376 to register.

Independent living There are a variety of flats available around the Borough within our Independent Living Schemes, designed for over 55’s or those over 50 with medical grounds.

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he schemes provide a variety of support and social event options and you’re able to decide what level of interaction or participation you would like, to suit your individual needs. Once you move in you are free to decorate in any way you like to make the place feel like home and you can come and go as you please. Heating, communal cleaning and grounds maintenance are included within the rent and service charge. For an additional cost, you have access to a wellbeing officer

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and a 24 hour emergency call system. Most schemes also have free parking and communal gardens to enjoy! Cllr Chris Watkins, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Communities said: “We are delighted to offer this scheme for those who would like to live in an environment that provides a community for residents, whilst still living independently. “There are many advantages to renting an Independent Living property, as you can create your desired home and have access to social events where you can build new connections.”

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REFUSE AND WASTE

NBBC teams up with Warwickshire Police to tackle waste crime in the Borough

Our Environmental Enforcement Team and Warwickshire Police have been patrolling the Borough in order to prevent people from committing waste crime.

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leaning operations undertaken by the Council for discarded waste items cost thousands of pounds per year, which affects the limited budget paid for by the tax payer, with recklessly discarded waste items also posing a risk to local wildlife. The Council partnered with enforcement company 3GS back in January 2019 to tackle environmental crime, with Partner Enforcement Officers patrolling the Borough daily and issuing fixed penalty notices for crimes such as littering, flytipping and dog fouling.

Warwickshire Police fully support the Council’s enforcement officers in their role to help keep the Borough free from litter and to raise awareness around the responsibilities of the public.

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PC Craig Beacham said: “Warwickshire Police fully support the Council’s enforcement officers in their role to help keep the Borough free from litter and to raise awareness around the responsibilities of the public.” Waste crimes are criminal offences, and fixed penalty notice limits are set by the government in accordance with how much local authorities have to spend to deal with these situations. By law, offenders must provide details to enforcement officers, and failure to do so could result in further action. Cllr Jill Sheppard, Portfolio holder for Central Services said: “It’s really important that we keep our Borough clean for both our residents and visitors, and we appreciate that most of our residents do dispose of their waste responsibly. “We would like to thank Warwickshire Police for their assistance, as well as 3GS Enforcement Officers for helping us tackle waste crime.” www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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MUSEUM & ART GALLERY NUNEATON

Nuneaton Museum once again awarded VAQAS accreditation!

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery has been once again awarded the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Service (VAQAS) Accreditation from Visit England.

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he VAQAS award is highly prestigious and a recognised sign of quality. The Rose Marque only gets awarded to attractions that have been independently assessed against the national standards of the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme. The inspection was carried out by a quality assessor who reviewed all aspects of the museum’s services. In particular, the museum received praise for its welcoming reception, Facebook page, the quality of the ‘What’s On Guide’ and the overall cleanliness of the building. Cllr Ian Lloyd, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture praised the accreditation saying: “This is a wonderful achievement. The museum has received great praise by the assessor and the accreditation reflects the dedication of the staff to once again deliver a high level of service, well done all.”

exhibition provides a fantastic opportunity to see unseen objects from the museum’s collection, including images not normally seen of the borough such as Griff Hollows and Arbury Hall. The exhibition will be open until March 1 2020. There is also a George Eliot PopUp Museum in Nuneaton Town Hall. The exhibition, put together by volunteers of the Exploring Eliot project showcases the fantastic George Eliot collections at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Nuneaton Library and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry For more information on events happening at

the museum visit nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/ museum

Last year, to celebrate the 200th birthday of George Eliot, the museum held a specially dedicated exhibition in the literary legend’s name. The scenes of George Eliot Country

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Museum collections do the talking in the community thanks to funding success Earlier last year Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery was awarded a grant of £2040 from West Midlands Museum Development to develop a new resource for people in the Borough at risk of social isolation or living with dementia, called ‘Talking Collections’. The museum has been working with experienced reminiscence facilitator, Kath Reynolds, to test and develop a range of portable object handling boxes. Each box contains a selection of themed museum objects such as artefacts, documents and photographs. Through previous work in sharing our collections we are aware that handling objects is a powerful tool for stimulating conversation, allowing shared memories and promoting a sense of wellbeing. The ‘Talking Collections’ boxes will be available to hire from the Museum at the beginning of February 2020. Two short films have also been commissioned about the project which will provide inspiration and guidance in engaging people with museum objects. For more details about the ‘Talking Collections’ project please contact Matt Johnson, Learning & Engagement Manager at: museum@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

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WHAT’S ON JANUARY TO SPRING 2020

Simple Sanctuaries - Angela Maloney Running until 1 March 2020 Maloney explores human relationships, not only with the fragile natural world, but also with one another. Images of temporary shelters combined with those of white suited bee keepers that gently care for nature yet are suspicious in their hooded anonymity.

Scenes of George Eliot Country Running until 1 March 2020

Join us to illuminate the places that made and inspired our literary legend. From rural life and places of poverty, to urban living and industry riches, come and discover more about George Eliot Country with this fantastic chance to view unseen objects from the Museum’s collection.     Cllr Ian Lloyd, Portfolio Holder for Earthworks Leisure and Culture said: John Durham & Janet Haligan “What an incredible opportunity for visitors Running until 2 February 2020 Geological paintings by John Durham and to view the George Eliot Collection at the ceramics by his sister Janet Halligan linked, Museum and find out more about the world not only as siblings, but by the connection famous novelist.’’ to the earth as both a raw material and source of inspiration. See these inspired and colourful works in the Landing Gallery this Winter.

Can’t make it to the exhibition? Don’t fret; the Pop-Up Museum display, located in the Nuneaton Town Hall ground floor waiting area will be on show until March 9. Expect an enlightening display put together by volunteers of the Exploring Eliot Project, which aims to showcase the fantastic George Eliot collections at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Nuneaton Library and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry. As with all our exhibitions, admission is FREE and there are other displays to enjoy during your visit. Check out the Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery Facebook page for full details.

Interface Tapestry Touring International 8 February – 22 March 2020 15 Artists from England and 15 from Canada show their small format woven tapestries for an International Touring Exhibition. Come and be inspired by these intricate handcrafted woven tapestries.

All holiday activities are free. No booking required, just pop along between 10.30am and 3.30pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities last about 20 minutes. At busy times you may be asked to wait. Donations are welcome

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THE CIVIC HALL IN BEDWORTH

WHAT’S ON JANUARY TO SPRING 2020

An exciting line up for 2020 at the Civic Hall!

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he Civic Hall in Bedworth already has some fantastic shows lined up in 2020... and that’s just in the first three months!

Our first event of 2020 is on Thursday, January 16, when Richard Griffin returns to our Fosse 107 Lounge with his Elvis Presley Songbook, with Richard also featuring songs originally recorded by Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Tina Turner, Glen Campbell, Simon and Garfunkel, Dusty Springfield and Frank Sinatra. We then host The WGH Carpentry and Joinery Darts Masters 2020, on Saturday, January 18, when five of the UK’s top darts players Rob Cross, Steve Beaton, Stephen Bunting, Ricky Evans and Dave Pallett compete for the prestigious title. Pantomime is back at The Civic Hall from Thursday, January 30 until Saturday, February 1, when Nuneaton Pantomime and Revue Society present Cinderella, with four performances aimed at the whole family. On Saturday, February 15, we are delighted to host The Mayor’s Civic Appeal Concert featuring Thank Abba for the Music. This year’s appeal, spearheaded by the Mayor, Cllr June Tandy, aims to provide a Serenity Garden at The George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton. This will give an open space, away from clinical areas, for patients to relax and socialise during their stay.

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Sunday, February 16, sees Ami Ashton’s Dance Academy present The World is Dancing, while The Tina Turner Experience is here on Saturday, February 22, featuring a 10-piece band and highly acclaimed vocalist Julie Nevada as the legendary superstar. Brass band enthusiasts from around the country will descend upon The Civic Hall for the weekend of Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8 to take part in The Midlands Region of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

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And that eagerly anticipated event will be followed by Northern Live – Do I Love You, on Friday, March 13, highlighting more than two dozen Northern Soul classics. The next night, Saturday March 14, sees the return of The Upbeat Beatles after a highly successful show at the venue last year, playing the entire range of Beatles hits from Beatlemania to Abbey Road.

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Another Civic Hall favourite Barry Steele and Friends will be back on Friday, March 20, with their new production of The Traveling Wilburys Songbook.

For further details of all forthcoming events and to book tickets please contact The Box Office on 024 7637 6707. Email box.office@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk or log on at www.civichallinbedworth.co.uk

Our March programme concludes with JVS Performing Arts and Showstoppers, a celebration of the musicals complete with excellent dance routines on Sunday, March 29.

Cllr Ian Lloyd, Portfolio Holder for Arts & Leisure said: “There are a wide variety of events at the Civic Hall for the whole family to enjoy. “With the WGH Carpentry and Joinery Darts Masters 2020 and Cinderella in January, The Mayor’s Civic Appeal Concert in February, there are plenty of opportunities for some great entertainment to kick start the New Year!”

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Our Customer Service Team is here to help with enquiries about any Borough Council services, including housing, planning, environment, parks, licences, waste, recycling, dog fouling and fly tipping. • 024 7637 6376, open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm except bank holidays. Emergency out of hours number 024 7638 2153. • customer.services@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk • Visit or write Town Hall, Coton Rd, Nuneaton, CV11 5AA or 17 Congreve Walk, Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV12 8LX.

For the latest NBBC news please follow our corporate accounts onTwitter, Facebook and Instagram @NBBCouncil.

Our websites:

If you are interested in a specific aspect of our services or want to keep up to date with news in a particular area, then you may find some of our other social accounts useful. • To keep up to date with what’s happening in Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres on Twitter and Facebook, please follow @NbbCtowns. • For events and news from The Civic Hall in Bedworth please follow @BedworthCivic onTwitter and Facebook.

• Our corporate website gives you lots of information about our services, along with the latest news. www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk.

• Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery news and events can be found on Facebook and Instagram @nuneatonmuseum

In addition, you can use our self serve section to complete many transactions, such as ordering for the green bin service, reporting fly-tipping as well as many other services. www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/MyServices

• Into sport or just want to keep active? Then follow @activeforlifenb on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Residents and visitors can find out what our town centres have to offer, and about local events, through www.visitnuneatonandbedworth.co.uk. For information about our town markets please visit www.nuneatonandbedworthmarkets.co.uk.

• Our business website is a great source of information for local businesses and potential investors. Take a look at www.nbbinvest.co.uk • Our Borough Lottery has its own website – please visit to find out how to play or sign up as a local good cause www.boroughlottery.co.uk.

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• If you have an interest in housing then please take a look at our Twitter accounts @NBBCHousing, @NBBCBuild and @NabcelHomes. If you’re a landlord then you might find it useful to follow @NBLandlordforum on Twitter and Facebook. • For businesses and investors, our @NBBInvest Twitter account is the one to follow. • To keep up to date with winners and news about the Borough Lottery, please follow @BoroughLottery on Twitter and Facebook.

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OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS Warwickshire County Council (WCC) Services include libraries, schools, social care, bus passes (concessionary travel) and blue badges. • 01926 410410 • www.warwickshire.gov.uk Highways (WCC) Dealing with issues such as potholes, blocked highway drains, dangerous trees or overgrown vegetation, faulty street lights, faulty or worn road markings, faulty traffic signals, damaged, missing or obscured road signs. • 01926 412515 • www.warwickshire.gov.uk/reporthighwayproblem • Opening hours Monday to Friday: 8am to 6.30pm, Saturday: 9.00am to 1.00pm (outside these hours you can leave a message). Police • Emergency 999 • Non-emergency 101 • General enquiries 01926 415000 • www.warwickshire.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/ Crimestoppers • 0800 555 111 • www.crimestoppers-uk.org To report benefit fraud, graffiti, fly tipping and dog fouling: • 024 7637 6376 • customer.services@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk • www.nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk/report Domestic pest control services via Coventry City Council • 024 7683 2658 Abandoned vehicles • Car Clear 08001 699 900 Consumer Safety and Trading Standards: • 0345 404 0506 or 0208 1850 710 • www.warwickshire.gov.uk/tradingstandards

VOLUNTEERING Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action (WCAVA) • The Newtown Centre, Newtown Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 4HG. • 024 7638 5765 • nunbedinfo@wcava.org.uk. • www.wcava.org.uk/volunteering Flood Advice • Telephone 0345 988 1188 • www.gov.uk/browse/environment-countryside/ flooding-extreme-weather Borough Lottery • 024 7722 007 • support@boroughlottery.co.uk • www.boroughlottery.co.uk P3 • 08081646220 • warks.referrals.p3charity.org Doorway • 024 7634 5583 • doorway.org.uk Together • 024 7679 6416 • together-uk.org Housing Solutions • 02476 376 406 • housingsolutions@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk Duty to Refer form on the website. CGL • 01926 353513 • changegrowlive.org/content/ change-grow-live-warwickshire Refuge • 0808 2000 247 • www.refuge.org.uk  

Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) Nuneaton • 23e Abbey Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5BT. • 024 7649 4393 • www.brancab.org.uk Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) Bedworth • 25 Congreve Walk, Bedworth, CV12 8LX • 024 7649 4393 • www.brancab.org.uk

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Our Intouch residential magazine is out now. This edition showcases some exciting developments for the future of both Nuneaton and Bedworth...

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Our Intouch residential magazine is out now. This edition showcases some exciting developments for the future of both Nuneaton and Bedworth...