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The web site of Upper Broughton Winter Spring 2023


Presentation to Upper Broughton PC


Mayor of Rushcliffe - Councillor Tina Combellack

At the January 2023 meeting of the UBPC Councillor Tina Combellack presented the Chair Clr. John Hill and council with a copy of the proclamation pronouncing the accession to the throne of King Charles III.

Cllr. T. Combellack Mayor of Rushcliffe presenting the proclamation of king Charles III to the Upper Broughton Parish Council January 2023

Cllr's L to R: Front row Anne Copley, Tina Combellack (Mayor), John Hill (Chair UBPC), Richard Jenkins.
Back row: Christine Tarry, John Cottee (Notts CC), Alan Bailey, Abigail Easter (Clerk).

Document showing proclamation of King Charles III

Upper Broughton Magazine online edition.

Not only do you get the wonderful Upper Broughton Magazine delivered to your home if you are a resident but you can also access the Pdf online version of the magazine here from the web site and impress your friends in far-flung places with the news and joys of living in Upper Broughton too.


Upper Broughton Magazine covers and pages Nov22


Village Hall Notice board & Railings

The new notice board and railings have been installed in front of the Village Hall in Upper Broughton following an accident last year. Even though the works took longer than expected the results are a great improvement and complete the repairs. The adjacent houses have also been restored following the accident in which a cattle truck lost control on the A606.

New Notice board and railings in front of UB Village Hall. Replaced following accident.

Tap & Run gets new roof.

The Tap & Run on the main road in Upper Broughton is starting to look more like a pub again. The repairs following a fire in June 22 are progressing well with new gables, the roof structure in place and some of the slates fitted.

The Tap & Run gets a new roof and is beginning to look like a proper building again

Tap & Run burns down.

The Tap & Run in Upper Broughton, formally the Golden Fleece caught fire in the early hours of Saturday 11 June 2022. The pub owned by cricketers Stuart Broad and Harry Gurney is positioned on the A606 in Upper Broughton. Eight fire crews attended the incident. See link above.

Tap & Run in Upper Broughton catches fire

New play equipment on Cross Green — Update

The 2022 Upper Broughton Art Show The 2022 exhibition was another huge success. The new format and change of date to May has been very well received. Many thanks to all who helped make this event so successful. For further details see the UB Art Show site

wide shot of art show

Village Hall Update
The Upper Broughton Village Hall is now open and available for bookings See More


Upper Broughton Tennis Club (UBYSC)

Spring Tennis… it's nothing like Monkey Tennis.

The Upper Broughton Tennis Club or UBYSC (Upper Broughton Youth & Social Club) has been in constant use since the early 1950's. Now in the 2020's the playing surface, lighting, club house and organisation have kept pace with modern expectations.

Any day of the week, any time of the year and now well into the evenings with the assistance of flood lighting there is seemingly always a game being played. A coaching session being run, singles, doubles, tournaments, desperate lobs being hoist, grudge matches to be settled, serves that were definitely IN, calls that were so clearly OUT.

The club is a great facility to have in such a small community and should be supported by all of us.

The Upper Broughton LTA page

A history of the Upper Broughton Tennis Club
tennis history

Extra content
Sometimes things come in that need a place and should be seen.
• Comment on the Roads in Upper Broughton


The Upper Broughton Neighbourhood Plan

• Online at Rushcliffe Borough Council

What is Neighbourhood Planning? - The official line…

Read more…



You can read the Upper Broughton Magazine online (links to external G-Drive pages)

Magazine covers


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Upper Broughton

Upper Broughton is a small village situated on the Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire border in the East Midlands, UK. With a population of some 300 people it is a small, friendly community on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir. Occupying a hill-top position, the village has commanding views over wide open countryside as far as Belvoir Castle. On a clear day you can even see Lincoln Cathedral. Once a farming stronghold Upper Broughton is now mainly a commuter village. Well situated for Leicester, Nottingham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough and surrounding areas. Original Bailey's Melton Mowbray Pork Pies were once made in the village.


St.Luke's Church

Village Map

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