Agenda and minutes

Basford, Berridge and Sherwood Area Committee
Tuesday, 25th June, 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Committee Room - Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3NG. View directions

Contact: Mark Leavesley  0115 876 4302

No. Item


Appointment of Chair


RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Raine as Chair for the remainder of the 2019-20 municipal year.


Appointment of Vice-Chair


RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Matsiko as Vice-Chair for the remainder of the 2019-20 municipal year.


Apologies for Absence




Declarations of Interests




Community representatives pdf icon PDF 230 KB

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(a)  Appointments


RESOLVED that the following be appointed as Community Representatives for the remainder of the 2019-20 municipal year:








Mo Fayose

Community Cares Club


Maxi Leigh

Support for Survivors


Carol Mee

Carrington Tenants’ & Residents’ Association



(b)  Issue raised


Adam Pickering, Nottinghamshire Hospice, gave a presentation to the Committee (a copy of which is appended to these minutes), detailing an event, ‘Party in the Park’, to be held 11.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 10 August 2019 at Woodthorpe Grange Park ‘Party in the Park’.


During discussion, it was stated that Councillors were agreeable to supporting the event and Mr Pickering should contact the Neighbourhood Development Officers to discuss what support was available. Mr Pickering also stated that he could be contacted on should further information be required.


RESOLVED to note the information.


Police and Community Protection Update


Inspector Riz Khan, PS Nicholas Wealthall and PC Jordan Hinds, Nottinghamshire Police, and Rupindar Kooner, Community Protection, updated the Committee on policing matters in the wards, including crime and arrest figures, local initiatives to address crime and anti-social behaviour, actions in respect of ongoing issues, and current Police and Community Protection areas of focus.


During discussion, it was stated that:


·  the Police are working with Pete Mitchell, Community Protection, to address issues associated with persons sleeping rough and/or begging in the wards;


·  Operation Scorpion, which addresses knife crime, has been very successful, both in investigating stabbings and targeting those suspected of carrying knives;


·  in the 3 wards, the Police / Community Protection are carrying out more investigations and prosecutions in respect of fly-tipping.


RESOLVED to note the update.


Flood Alleviation Scheme Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Flood Mitigation Manager to report


Further to the previous Basford and Bestwood Area Committee minute 30 dated 12 December 2018, Paul Horn, Major Projects, and James Dymond, Parks Development, updated the Committee, via a presentation, on the development of the River Leen and Day Brook ‘Blue Green Infrastructure project’, a scheme to alleviate flooding and improve the environment / bio-diversity along both, including creation of a new park.


It was stated that consultation, including community meetings, on the final proposals would commence shortly and run throughout the summer.


RESOLVED to note the update.


Nottingham City Homes pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Report of the Chief Executive, Nottingham City Homes

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Wade Adams, Area Housing Manager, presented the report, which updated the Committee on performance against key issues and themes linked to local priorities and NCH strategic themes, and highlighted funds available to each ward for schemes in the local area.


The main summary updates covered capital programmes and major works, area regeneration and environmental issues, key messages from the Tenant and Leaseholder Congress, Tenant and Resident Associations, area performance and ‘good news stories’ and publicity.




(1)  to note the report and the available funds for local schemes of £50,123.54 (Basford), £5,059.42 (Berridge) and £36,239.56 (Sherwood);


(2)  that the Area Housing Manager be requested to investigate the possibility of introducing the use of a resident’s ‘Good Garden Certificate’ scheme.


Area Capital Fund 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Report of the Director of Community Protection

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Angela Bolton, Neighbourhood Development Officer, presented the report, and a revised appendix 2 handed around the table, which detailed the final 2018/19 committed spend and the latest 2019/20 proposed spend from the allocated Area Capital Fund.




(1)  note the final 2018/19 budget, as detailed in appendix 1;


(2)  approve the following schemes from the 2019/20 budget, as detailed in the revised appendix 2:









Basford - LTP



Vernon Avenue – traffic calming



Heathfield Estate – parking scheme






Basford – Public Realm



No schemes






Berridge - LTP



Berridge/Stanley Road – road safety






Berridge – Public Realm



Ward environmental improvements (various)






Sherwood – LPT and Public Realm



No schemes





 (3)  subsequent to the approvals in (2) above, note the following remaining 2019/20 balances:


Basford – LTP


Basford – Public Realm




Berridge – LTP


Berridge – Public Realm




Sherwood - LTP


Sherwood – Public Realm




Ward Councillor Budget / Delegated Authority Spend pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Report of the Director of Community Protection

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Angela Bolton, Neighbourhood Development Officer, presented the report which detailed actions taken under delegated authority by the Director of Community Protection, funded from Ward Councillor budgets, in respect of projects and schemes in the wards.


RESOLVED to note the


(1)  actions taken during the 2018/19 financial year, as detailed in appendices A, B and C;


(2)  2019/20 budget allocations of £10,000 (Basford), £10,307 (Berridge) and £10,000 (Sherwood).


Ward Reports pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Report of the Director of Community Protection

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Angela Bolton, Neighbourhood Development Officer, presented the report which detailed current priorities and issues, highlighting those being addressed through Neighbourhood Action Teams, and forthcoming events and activities in the wards, and included the latest Crime and Drugs Partnership statistics and upcoming opportunities for citizens to engage.


RESOLVED to note the report.


Dates of Future Meetings

To agree to meet at 5.30pm on Wednesdays – 25 September & 18 December 2019 and 25 March 2020


RESOLVED to meet at 6.00pm on the following Wednesdays:



25 September (venue - Indian Community Centre Association, Hucknall Road)

18 December (venue to be notified)



25 March (venue to be notified)