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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

19 April 2018

Cyclists can get their bikes securely marked with their postcode for free at a security event at Rushcliffe Arena.

You can now ask questions at Full Council and Cabinet meetings

11 April 2018

Residents and business owners can now ask specific questions at Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Full Council and Cabinet meetings.

Rushcliffe’s free leisure centre access helps volleyball ace Tom

10 April 2018

An up and coming Rushcliffe based volleyball star is benefitting from a Borough Council scheme which provides free access to its leisure centres to help them compete at national level.

Councillor pens Rushcliffe inspired poem to support DNRC

2 April 2018

A Rushcliffe Borough councillor is encouraging local residents to support the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre’s (DNRC) national poetry competition after penning her own entry paying tribute to those who have suffered injuries whilst serving their country.

Three-year-old Artie’s bin lorry dream comes true!

1 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council turned a three-year-old’s frown upside down with a special trip to visit its waste depot and a ride in a bin lorry.

Don’t give bike thieves an easy ride

1 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is appealing to bicycle owners to not give thieves an easy ride and always correctly lock and secure their bikes.

Inquiry update – Asher Lane, Ruddington

29 March 2018

Following the Council’s decision to refuse an outline planning application for 175 dwellings off Asher Lane, Ruddington in April 2017, the applicants lodged an appeal with the Planning Inspectorate, reference: number APP/P3040/W/17/3185493.

#WDYT tool to boost digital presence on Rushcliffe’s high streets

27 March 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has commissioned a social media tool to help increase the digital presence of retailers on the high streets of its growth board areas across the borough.

Runners bathe in the spring sunshine for Rushcliffe 10k, Fun Run and 5K

26 March 2018

Over 1,000 hearty runners took part in the Rushcliffe 10k, Fun Run and its new 5k in the backdrop of warm spring sunshine at Rushcliffe Country Park on Sunday (25 March).

Rushcliffe Borough Council named Entrepreneurial Council of the Year

23 March 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has been named Entrepreneurial Council of the Year at the prestigious annual LGC Awards.

Zoe caps off Irish Grand Slam in style

22 March 2018

A Rushcliffe Country Park ranger has celebrated Ireland’s Six Nations Grand Slam win with the award of an Irish international rugby cap, 25 years after she played in the country’s first ever women’s international.



Rushcliffe Borough Council raises a flag to celebrate Commonwealth Day

12 March 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has joined thousands of people across the globe by celebrating Commonwealth Day and raising a Commonwealth flag.

Proposed Plans for a new Council Operations facility in Bingham

12 March 2018

The Council is further outlining to all interested parties its proposals for transferring some of its operations to an existing Council owned unit on Moorbridge Road Industrial Estate in Bingham. The proposed move forms part of its long-standing ambition to vacate the existing site in Abbey Road, West Bridgford which is in a residential area.

Armed Forces support drop in sessions now available in Rushcliffe

7 March 2018

Current and former members of the Armed Forces and their families can now seek support at drop-in sessions in Rushcliffe in conjunction with the Royal British Legion.

Free leisure centre access to help Rushcliffe's national sporting stars

28 February 2018

Athletes based in Rushcliffe have praised a Borough Council scheme which provides free access to its leisure centres to help them compete at national level.

Broken skatepark to be transformed thanks to Rushcliffe Borough Council grant

23 February 2018

A broken skatepark is set to be transformed into a new facility thanks to the hard work of volunteers and a grant of £125,000 from Rushcliffe Borough Council.

£300k boost for potential future development site in West Bridgford

20 February 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has successfully secured £300,000 to assist preparation of its West Bridgford based depot as a potential future development site.

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.

£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.