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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Plastic lined drinks cups can now be recycled in Rushcliffe

15 February 2018

Plastic lined drinks cups can now be recycled alongside tetra pak food and drink cartons at selected bring banks in Rushcliffe.

Politicians of tomorrow tackle the tough issues at Rushcliffe Learning Alliance

14 February 2018

The politicians and voters of tomorrow have taken the chance to probe councillors and officers as part of a Pupil Parliament at Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Draft Off Street Car Parking Strategy 2018-2022 consultation

12 February 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is consulting on its Draft Off Street Car Parking Strategy 2018-2022.

YouNG entrepreneurs’ business skills celebrated

9 February 2018

Young entrepreneurs from across Rushcliffe have celebrated their achievements over the last year at an awards ceremony highlighting their skills and enthusiasm to be the business owners of tomorrow.

£50,000 boost for tree planting in Rushcliffe

2 February 2018

Thousands of trees are set to be planted across Rushcliffe in the next three years as part of a £50,000 project to ensure sustainable environments in line with the borough’s significant housing and employment growth.

£9.9m boost to build main route through Fairham Pastures development

1 February 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has welcomed a successful £9.9m bid to a central government grant to fund a new main road through the recently approved Fairham Pastures development.

Councillors agree outline planning permission for Fairham Pastures development

26 January 2018

Councillors have agreed outline planning permission for up to 3,000 new homes, community facilities and employment land at Fairham Pastures, to the south of Clifton.

Council backs contractors’ single use plastic reduction

24 January 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has backed one of its contractors choosing to reduce its use of single use plastics at its base at Rushcliffe Arena.

Work begins on Cotgrave’s Multi Service Centre

23 January 2018

Work has begun on the site of Cotgrave’s new Multi Service Centre that will allow residents to access health services, a library, Police and Rushcliffe Borough Council contact point all under one roof. 

Residents praised for donating 10 tonnes of food and clothes to The Friary

18 January 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council and local homeless charity The Friary have praised residents in the borough for their generosity in donating over 10 tonnes of food, clothing and toiletries as part of a recent appeal.

Planning permission sought for distinctive new community in Rushcliffe

17 January 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Planning Committee will make a long awaited decision about the application for new homes and employment units at Fairham Pastures, previously identified as Land South of Clifton, on Thursday 25 January 2018. This is a key development site identified in Rushcliffe’s Local Plan and part of the requirement to deliver 13,500 new homes in the Borough over the next ten years.

Online payments system upgrade

12 January 2018

On 15 February 2018, we will update our online payments system. This means that we no longer support old operating systems and web browsers and you will need to upgrade if you want to continue making payments to the Council online.

Residents reminded to ‘leave a light on’

21 December 2017

Residents in Rushcliffe are being reminded to ‘leave a light on’ to deter burglars after work by volunteers, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Safety team and Nottinghamshire Police.

Council aiming to lead by example on reducing single use plastic

11 December 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council will aim to lead by example to local businesses and residents by reviewing single use plastic usage across its services.

Inspiring speakers at Rushcliffe Business Partnership Showcase

3 November 2017

Inspiring speakers ensured Rushcliffe’s biggest annual business event proved as popular as ever on Wednesday (November 1) to hundreds of businesses from across the region.

Rushcliffe Reassures Taxi Users About Safety Concerns

27 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council would like to reassure users of Rushcliffe licenced taxi cabs that they are safe to use and there is no evidence to suggest otherwise despite claims made in the Nottingham Post this morning.

Radcliffe residents make their views heard

20 October 2017

Yesterday, Thursday 19 October, the residents of Radcliffe on Trent had the opportunity to make their views known in a referendum on their Neighbourhood Plan. Of those that braved the very wet weather, 91% voted to support the Plan and this now becomes an official part of the Borough Council’s planning process.

Radcliffe on Trent Neighbourhood Planning Referendum Result

20 October 2017

The result of the referendum was in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan being use to help decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area.

Full Steam Ahead for Rail Users in Radcliffe and Bingham

18 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is calling for future improvements to be made to East Midlands Trains to benefit local communities – including, once again, seeking central Government commitment to increasing the number of trains stopping at Bingham and Radcliffe-on-Trent stations from hourly to every 30 minutes at peak times to support residents and business alike. These calls are in response to a consultation by the Department of Transport to help shape long-term improvements to the East Midlands rail franchise.

Top Spots for Top Jobs

17 October 2017

Today, Rushcliffe Borough Council and partners marked the official opening of fifteen new employment units in Cotgrave. This development is part of the wider regeneration of Cotgrave and was made possible with the help of Growth Deal Funding from D2N2 LEP which was secured by Rushcliffe Borough Council in 2015.