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Radcliffe residents make their views heard

20 October 2017

Yesterday, Thursday 19October, 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.

Three Vacancies on Bingham Town Council

13 October 2017

Valid requests have been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the two vacancies to the Bingham West Ward and the one vacancy to the Bingham East Ward of Bingham Town Council.

Council Consults on New Housing Sites

12 October 2017

This week sees the start of an eight-week consultation on the second part of Rushcliffe’s Local Plan. Whereas Local Plan Part 1 identified where all the big new housing developments would be, Local Plan Part 2 identifies possible sites for 2,500 new homes within existing towns and villages in the Borough, as well as policies on the green belt, employment, retail, open spaces, and nature conservation.

Housing Growth in Bingham

12 October 2017

1,050 new homes in Bingham are a step closer now Rushcliffe has received an application from Barratt Homes for the first 317 homes.

Rushcliffe achieves further success in asset investments

4 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 20,000 square feet of prime industrial estate in Coalville, Leicestershire. The building is already tenanted and the Council is looking forward to developing a long term relationship with the occupier providing a local business with stability and security, and the Council with a much needed income stream.

Death of Past Rushcliffe Mayor, David Bell

25 September 2017

Councillors and staff are saddened by the news that past Mayor and longstanding Councillor David Bell passed away this weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

Recognising Rushcliffe Community Awards 2017

21 September 2017

We have teamed up with the Nottingham Post again this year to run the Recognising Rushcliffe Community Awards. Rushcliffe residents are being urged to nominate their unsung and unseen heroes in their communities.

Local Plan – Part 2

13 September 2017

The Borough Council adopted its Local Plan Part 1 (Core Strategy) in December 2014, which included a housing target for 13,150 homes to be built in Rushcliffe by 2028.  The majority of these homes will be delivered on six large sites that the Core Strategy itself has already allocated for development. 

Calling all vehicle owners

12 September 2017

During the past few months, many areas of Rushcliffe have been experiencing significant increases in vehicle crime – mainly interference with a vehicle and theft from a vehicle.  In some instances, windows are smashed to get into the vehicle, but in the majority of cases there is no evidence of a break in, suggesting the vehicle may have been left unsecure.  The vehicles most targeted are transit vans with work tools being the possible target.

Fly tipping Chef faces a fine

9 September 2017

A Castle Bytham Chef who dumped 7 bin liners full of food waste in a pub car park in the Borough has been fined £200 for fly tipping.

Parking Success in Bingham

8 September 2017

Rushcliffe staff have been monitoring the impact of the new short stay parking arrangements in Bingham and have been greeted with overwhelming support from local shoppers and residents.

Crime update: ATM theft

11 August 2017

Officers investigating a cash machine ram raid are urging members of the public to be vigilant for suspicious activity.

West Bridgford’s up for a lark

28 July 2017

Lark in the Park, one of Nottinghamshire’s biggest family fun days, takes place in West Bridgford on Wednesday (2 August 2017).

Rushcliffe Sports Awards 2017

28 July 2017

The Rushcliffe Sports Awards are an integral part of the sporting calendar in Rushcliffe and is a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the Borough’s sports people. The Sports Awards aim to mark the achievements, dedication and determination of our athletes and the invaluable contribution of our voluntary coaches, officials and administrators.

Kids help us make play areas smoke-free

26 July 2017

Local children have been involved in helping to make their play areas and parks smoke-free.

Big plans announced for Bingham

24 July 2017

Following on from their meeting last week (20 July), the Bingham and Radcliffe on Trent Growth Board have announced ambitious plans for Bingham.

Nottinghamshire Launches 2017 Best Bar None Scheme

20 July 2017

Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.


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