Middlebeck news

Middlebeck look forward to an exciting year in 2019 with designs for a primary school and cafe in the pipeline.

Work is about to get underway on the design of the primary school at Newark. This school will initially be a one form entry school with the capacity to grow to three forms of entry. It will be located on the northern edge of the site where you enter Middlebeck from Bowbridge Lane and Hawton Lane. More news about the opening date will be announced soon and a planning application should be submitted during 2019.

Residents of Middlebeck should be able to pop down the road for a coffee and a cake this time next year, as Urban&Civic are busy designing a café and office to be located in the first phase of development. Situated on the west side of Bowbridge Lane, opposite the Avant and Bellway showhomes, the new building will offer an attractive gateway feature to the area and have a downstairs coffee shop and an Urban&Civic office on the first floor. A planning application for the building should be submitted early next year.

An area of green space to the west of Bowbridge Lane is set to be transformed by Urban&Civic with help from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. The area is allocated as informal green space in the planning permission for the development and this space will be accessible to residents by Summer next year, with a walkway created from the first phase of houses and the land developed into an area rich in natural habitat and biodiversity.

Work is also getting underway on the enhancement of Simpson’s Pond, an existing pond nestled in the first phase of housing, which provides a great piece of amenity space for residents to enjoy. A new greenway route will also be created from the pond into the Avant Homes area, which includes a pathway and planting.

Please see the above plan to find where these areas are within Middlebeck.

13th September, 2021

Today is Roald Dahl Story Day! Let your imagination run away with you... Will you be meeting the BFG, moving things with your mind or visiting a chocolate factory - get involved and have some fun on Roald Dahl Story Day https://loom.ly/36Iov8w

11th September, 2021

Are you looking for somewhere nice to brunch with friends? Pop into Gannets @Middlebeck_ to see the latest menu with seasonal treats, hot and cold drinks and cakes too! https://pic.twitter.com/ItyzGqWYMF

10th September, 2021

Thank you, @LindumGroup It’s great to see the school complete and most of all, great to see the school occupied with excited children ready to learn! #education #masterdeveloper #newark https://twitter.com/LindumGroup/status/1436293852332187651

8th September, 2021

Last week, we welcomed our very first pupils to Christ Church CofE Primary School. We also opened Bowbridge Square to the public so stay tuned for an opportunity to come and look around the new school #Newark #education #community https://pic.twitter.com/DChuS2lR8s

5th September, 2021

We're so excited to open our new school! The first term at Christ Church Primary School is now in full swing! Here is a sneak peak of the lovely new classrooms and corridors We'll be inviting you along to an open event soon so keep an eye out for details https://pic.twitter.com/ekyjWPBlKx

1st September, 2021

Officially open! Welcome to all the young people starting the new academic year at Christ Church CofE Primary School. Doesn’t the new sign look awesome? Bowbridge Square is also open to the public. Stay tuned for an opportunity to look around the new school, very soon. #Newark https://pic.twitter.com/QXTKsLz9Ir

31st August, 2021

Enjoy a good movie night? Why not check out the Nightflix Drive-In Cinema which is now running at Newark Showground. There's something for all the family so take a look at the listings https://loom.ly/8WlZwAw

29th August, 2021

Christ Church primary school is set to welcome its first pupils this September. Places are still available so if you are interested and want to find out more, contact 01636 680 051 or email: Office@christchurch.notts.sch.uk https://pic.twitter.com/8uoDbhD1eH

26th August, 2021

With building work now complete, we're excited to be opening Christ Church Primary School in a few weeks! Places are still available so to find out more, contact the school on: 01636 680 051 or email: office@christchurch.notts.sch.uk #Newark #School #Middlebeck https://pic.twitter.com/6ziwf8aBDE

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