As an independent organisation, and a charity, collaboration and engagement in our area is very important to us. We are dedicated to protecting and enhancing our district.
We have successfully campaigned for better public spaces and help create Conservation Areas and establish Blue Plaques around our town; our planning watchdog keeps tabs on planning applications and local policies – championing good ideas, and challenging bad ones, and liaising with the planning authority on behalf of the Society.
Fighting to save Oban House from demolition in our campaign #SaveObanHouseNG9. See the Campaign page for details.
Lobbying Broxtowe Borough Council to create a Local Heritage List (LHL) of heritage assets in our town and nearby – whether they be designated already on the HER public record, ‘Listed’, or not.
We have set up a LHL sub committee including members from our Society, the Executive Committee, Nottingham CAMRA, Nottingham County and City Council and Broxtowe Borough Council – who are keen to work together to establish a Local List.
We’re always on the look out for new members to our Planning working group – so if you have to spare, we’d love to hear from you.
We also run projects for local green space improvements, tree planting, and wildlife habitat creation.
We also platform Beeston Street Art, #alightinBeeston, and #Beeston2020Vision. As well as support local projects, such as Skate Nottingham (now with a skate park in Beeston), Beeston Film, Greening Beeston, and The Beeston Showcase.
If you are a local community group, club, voluntary organisation and would like to connect or collaborate with us, please get in touch.
As a charity, we rely on the subscriptions of our members, and the funds we receive through donations.
If you don’t have time to volunteer, or are not a member but appreciate what we do – you can donate easily to our charity PayPal to support our work in the local community, whether it be funds for our work to help save heritage buildings such Oban House, fight bad development, or our general activities.