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© Old Bassett Residents’ Association 2015 -
What is OBRA?
Old Bassett Residents Association (OBRA) has simple aims:
Anything from community news and issues to crime prevention, planning applications to our own special events. OBRA wants to enhance the quality of life we enjoy in our area, influence change and give you a voice in your community. We have been involved in local issues since 2002, sometimes in conjunction with neighbouring Residents’ associations. We maintain close links with our City Councillors, Local MP and local Police Beat Officers. More….
The area we cover
We currently cover :
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We welcome residents from adjacent roads that are currently without a formal residents’ association.
Our neighbouring RA are:
Old Bassett -
Our local area is rich in heritage and has a unique character and a vibrant and friendly community with diverse housing types, local shops and businesses. We are close to the City, University and Hospital, yet border wonderful open spaces like the Common and Outdoor Sports Centre.
Latest News and Events
Current Newsletter (Feb 2015)
OBRA Annual General Meeting: Thursday 23rd April 2015, All Saints’ Church Centre.
Latest Police Advice (8/03/2015) -
Council Consultation on HMO licensing: Council is currently consulting on proposals to extend its HMO licensing scheme to additional City wards, including Bassett. The scheme aims to improve housing conditions in thousands of properties across the City and to ensure the health and safety of tenants. Consultation ends 21st April 2015. More….
Next OBRA Committee meeting
Date T.B.A.. If you have any concerns to be raised, please get in touch with a committee member, or our secretary, through our contact page.
Bassett Neighbourhood Plan -
Following the public consultation late in 2014, the draft Bassett Neighbourhood Plan has been modified in response to the submitted comments.
The new version of the Plan, a proposed timeline for completion, a summary of the changes and statements of conformity with Council Policies can be found here.
What’s next? -
It is hoped that the referendum will be held in September 2015.