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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Reduce single use plastics and join Refill Rushcliffe

21 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is looking for environmentally minded groups or individuals to help the authority join Refill Rushcliffe - a scheme encouraging outlets to enable the public to refill their reusable water bottles free of charge and reduce single-use plastics.

Rushcliffe businesses see huge digital engagement increases thanks to #WDYT

18 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s #WDYT campaign is helping boost local businesses digital presence with huge increases of engagement on their facebook, twitter and Instagram channels.

Exploring new car park and accessibility for West Bridgford Town Centre

13 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is now building on recommendations set out by independent commissioners to improve the accessibility of West Bridgford and exploring possibilities around a new underground car park and retail space for Bridgford Road.

Find out how you and your community can get involved in the Tour of Britain

9 June 2018

Community groups and organisations in Rushcliffe wishing to welcome the OVO Energy Tour Of Britain passing through their town or village are invited to a Community Engagement event to find out more about how they can celebrate the sporting spectacle.

Car park expansion for popular Rushcliffe Arena

8 June 2018

Rushcliffe Arena’s car park is set to be extended following the success of the facility’s leisure centre and conference and meeting facilities.

Keyworth Parish Council By Election announced

7 June 2018

A valid request has been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the vacancy to the South Ward of Keyworth Parish Council.

Rushcliffe Family Zone the ideal place to watch world class Triathlon

6 June 2018

World class triathletes are just hours away from competing in Rushcliffe and on the Victoria Embankment as they battle it out in the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham.

Keep your shed and garden secure

30 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is reminding residents to keep their sheds and gardens secure in the further months of warmer weather ahead.

Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood elected Mayor of Rushcliffe

25 May 2018

The new Mayor of Rushcliffe, Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood, has said she is “honoured and delighted” to have been elected to office for the forthcoming 12 months.

View the triathlon in the Rushcliffe Family Zone

24 May 2018

World class triathletes are just two weeks away from competing in Rushcliffe and on the Victoria Embankment as potential Olympic stars battle it out in the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham.

Bridgford Hall book gift from outgoing Mayor

24 May 2018

The Mayor of Rushcliffe has gifted a book commemorating a year since the re-opening of Bridgford Hall to Nottinghamshire Registration Service as the final engagement of his year of civic duty.

Rushcliffe extend property portfolio with office and retail site investments

23 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has announced an extension to its property investments with the successful acquisitions of office and retail sites in Nottinghamshire.

Rushcliffe’s Home Alarms service praised for help at the touch of a button

22 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Home Alarms service has been praised by those who have been stranded at home in an emergency and in need of help that is only a push of a button away.

Council customer service phone lines currently unavailable

17 May 2018

The Council's customer service phone line, 0115 981 9911, is currently unavailable due to technical issues, we apologise for any inconvenience this causes to residents. We can be contacted via email at or face to face at our Customer Contact Points.


Residents urged to have their say on Local Plan Part 2

16 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking residents and interested parties for their thoughts on Local Plan Part 2 that identifies key housing allocations in the borough over the next decade.

Mayor of Rushcliffe welcomes West Bridgford Brownies’ questions in Council tour

16 May 2018

The Mayor of Rushcliffe Cllr Barrie Cooper welcomed a brownies group to the Council Chamber to find out more on how the authority works and listen to their queries in a question and answer session.


Breakfast Club a huge hit for Rushcliffe's Armed Forces Community Covenant

11 May 2018

A breakfast club is proving to be a huge hit with veterans and serving members of the forces thanks to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Armed Forces Community Covenant.

Rushcliffe refuse team come to the aid of 89-year-old fall victim

2 May 2018

Workers from Rushcliffe Borough Council’s refuse team came to the rescue of an 89-year-old who they found lay strewn on the pavement after suffering a nasty fall.

Residents say no to cold callers with Nominated Neighbour Scheme

2 May 2018

Residents at a retirement complex are saying “no” to cold callers with a Nominated Neighbour Scheme that deters unexpected visitors and keeps residents safe within their own homes.

Car park changes for Keyworth to help support village businesses

30 April 2018

Changes are set to be introduced at Bunny Lane car park in Keyworth to help support shoppers at local businesses in the village.