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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Museum creating huge scarf hundreds of feet long to mark Tour of Britain

16 August 2018

A museum that celebrates part of Britain’s industrial heritage is creating a huge scarf hundreds of feet long to celebrate the Tour of Britain passing through their local village.

Rushcliffe Arena’s café joins Refill Rushcliffe

14 August 2018

Rushcliffe Arena’s Café Vita is the latest outlet to sign up to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Refill Rushcliffe scheme enabling the public to refill their reusable water bottles and reduce single-use plastics.

Cotgrave works together to celebrate The Tour of Britain

13 August 2018

Residents and groups in Cotgrave are busily organising activities to celebrate the Tour of Britain’s arrival in the community as it races through the town in September.

John Deere supports Cropwell Bishop’s Tour of Britain celebrations

13 August 2018

A major brand has given its backing to a village’s celebrations of the Tour of Britain by providing free spray paint for residents to colourfully decorate old bicycles to celebrate the race’s arrival.

Farm Shop to create 50 foot hay bale bicycle to celebrate Tour of Britain

10 August 2018

A family Farm Shop in a rural part of Rushcliffe is set to create a huge 50 foot wide bicycle made entirely of hay bales to celebrate the passing of the Tour of Britain national cycle race.

Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park celebrate a twelfth Green Flag Award

9 August 2018

Rushcliffe Country Park has raised its twelfth consecutive Green Flag Award acknowledging it as one of the very best parks in the UK as its hard working volunteers’ were praised in their annual celebration.

Councillors inspired to further promote cycling through the Tour of Britain

3 August 2018

Councillors in Rushcliffe have pledged to support residents to cycle more often and use more sustainable methods of transport as the Tour of Britain and its world class cyclists visit the Borough in September.

Over 8,000 people enjoy a Lark in the Park!

3 August 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s ever popular Lark in the Park attracted over 8,000 people yesterday (Wednesday 1 August) as the event celebrated an incredible 30th birthday in the backdrop of Bridgford Park.

Lark in the Park just days away!

25 July 2018

The ever popular Lark in the Park, sponsored by Hollies Day Nurseries, is just days away and is set to feature over 80 fun filled stalls and attractions.

Gotham Ward By Election announced

19 July 2018

A valid request has been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the vacancy to the Gotham Ward of Rushcliffe Borough Council.

The Friary celebrates 30th birthday with generous donation

18 July 2018

A Rushcliffe Borough Councillor has helped make a local charity’s 30th birthday even more memorable with a generous donation from his year in office as Mayor of Rushcliffe.

Rushcliffe Country Park recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

17 July 2018

Rushcliffe Country Park in Ruddington has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the UK.

Paint a bike bright green or yellow to celebrate the Tour of Britain

16 July 2018

Villagers in Cropwell Bishop are the latest community to be entering the spirit of the Tour of Britain, appealing to fellow residents to paint bicycles in a bright green or yellow to celebrate the race’s arrival.

Don’t lose your voice – register to vote

16 July 2018

Local residents in Rushcliffe are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them by completing their annual canvass form as soon as possible.

Rushcliffe Borough Council celebrates the Great British High Street

16 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is celebrating high streets across the Borough by joining the national Great British High Streets campaign, promoting the great businesses that exist in its communities.

Potential prime retail site becomes available at Wheatcroft Island

13 July 2018

The supermarket chain Waitrose have confirmed to Rushcliffe Borough Council this week their plans for a store on the 3716sqm site on Melton Road, known as Wheatcroft Island in Edwalton will now not progress.

Hollies Day Nursery becomes three year Lark in the Park sponsor

13 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council are excited to announce that Hollies Day Nursery is to set to sponsor the ever popular Lark in the Park event for the next three years.

Plans to be explored for new Bingham Leisure Centre

11 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet has passed a motion to explore plans to build a new leisure centre in Bingham.

Ruddington villagers save bike from the scrapheap for the Tour of Britain

6 July 2018

Villagers in Ruddington are getting into the Tour of Britain spirit by saving a bike from the scrapheap that will now be turned into a colourful creation to celebrate the event on September 8.

Fabulous local feasts available as the Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns

5 July 2018

A fabulous range of local food will be up for grabs this weekend as Rushcliffe Borough Council’s annual food festival, Taste of Rushcliffe, returns to Central Avenue in West Bridgford.