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News stories and press releases from the last month.

New skatepark at The Hook praised at official opening

26 May 2019

Skaters and BMXers have celebrated officially opening West Bridgford’s new skate park at The Hook in Lady Bay.

‘Beat The Pro’ this ICC Cricket World Cup to win T20 cricket tickets

26 May 2019

Cricketers young and old have the chance to ‘Beat The Pro’ on West Bridgford’s Croquet Lawn during the ICC Cricket World Cup, with winners scooping T20 Vitality Blast cricket tickets as prizes.

Community litter picking group praised as High Street Heroes in East Leake

24 May 2019

A community group have been praised as ‘High Street Heroes’ for their work litter picking around their local shops, cafes and restaurants to help keep their village tidy.

Home tattoo studio receives five star hygiene rating

22 May 2019

A home tattoo parlour has become the latest outlet to achieve a five star hygiene rating after showcasing excellent standards across its studio.

Cllr Mrs Christine Jeffreys elected Mayor of Rushcliffe

21 May 2019

The new Mayor of Rushcliffe, Cllr Mrs Christine Jeffreys, has said it is “awesome” to have been elected to office for the forthcoming 12 months.

Rushcliffe Roots helps residents celebrate healthy, local and sustainable food

17 May 2019

Children and care home residents have celebrated the launch of Rushcliffe Roots, a new campaign designed to help residents connect with their food roots and discover local, healthy and sustainable food.

Van owner prosecuted for allowing friends to fly-tip fridges on A52

17 May 2019

A van owner who allowed a friend to borrow his vehicle, used to fly-tip seven fridges on a lay-by on the A52 in Rushcliffe, has been fined and left with a bill of nearly £1,500.

Rushcliffe Borough Council earns accreditation for being dementia friendly

16 May 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council has been accredited as ‘working towards dementia friendly’ by the Alzheimer’s Society in recognition of the authority’s work to support residents, their carers and families to live well with dementia.

Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

15 May 2019

Cyclists can get their bikes security marked and registered for free at an event at Rushcliffe Arena.

Jean-Christophe Novelli to headline Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival

13 May 2019

Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli will headline this year’s Taste of Rushcliffe food festival, in conjunction with Copper Café West Bridgford.  

Rushcliffe waste teams bid fond farewell to Abbey Road depot

10 May 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Waste and Recycling2go teams have bid a fond farewell to their Abbey Road depot in West Bridgford after over four decades at the site.

Homes England completes land deal to support 3,000 new homes in Nottinghamshire

9 May 2019

  • The deal will support 3,000 new homes and 100,000 square metres of employment space
  • The site in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire has a gross development value of £825million
  • The deal sees Homes England working as Master Developer alongside CWC

Residents give 100% satisfaction rating to Rushcliffe’s Home Alarms service

2 May 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Home Alarms Service has been given another remarkable 100 per cent customer satisfaction rating.

Ruddington welcomes the Great British Spring Clean

17 April 2019

A Ruddington community group have supported the Great British Spring Clean with an organised litter pick this morning (Wednesday April 17), ably assisted by Streetwise.

Volunteers join Streetwise to combat litter in Rushcliffe

5 April 2019

Streetwise joined forces with a community group in Gamston on Friday (April 5), to help clean up the area and reduce the amount of unnecessary waste found in their local public spaces.

Rushcliffe supports the Great British Spring Clean

5 April 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean that aims to further clean up streets, parks and beaches across the country.

Van linked with A52 fly-tipping crushed

5 April 2019

A van linked to the fly-tipping of six fridges on an A52 lay-by has been crushed following enforcement by Rushcliffe Borough Council and Nottinghamshire Police.

Tattoo Parlour first in Rushcliffe to receive five-star hygiene rating

2 April 2019

A tattoo parlour has become the first business of its kind in Rushcliffe to be registered with a countywide hygiene rating, achieving the top score of five stars.

Alleged fly-tippers have vehicle seized

2 April 2019

Individuals who were caught allegedly fly-tipping items outside a Household Waste Recycling Centre have had their vehicle seized by Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Win a photo with the iconic ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy

28 March 2019

Rushcliffe residents can win an exclusive opportunity to have their photo taken with the world famous ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy at Trent Bridge cricket ground ahead of this summer’s fantastic tournament.

Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

27 March 2019

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

Ensure your pets board with licensed premises this bank holiday

27 March 2019

Pet owners are being advised to ensure they check the licences of kennels and catteries when making plans for their pets, ahead of the bank holiday weekend. 

Rushcliffe residents named third happiest in the UK

26 March 2019

Rushcliffe residents have been named the third happiest in the UK, based on a new study of measures including access to health services, crime and life expectancy.  

Businesses celebrate the launch of the West Bridgford Way

22 March 2019

Local businesses have gathered to learn more about the West Bridgford Way, a new place-marketing website and brand identity designed to help residents and visitors alike to find businesses, places to eat and events in the town.

Be a tree warden and help your local environment

21 March 2019

An appeal has been launched for environmentally minded Rushcliffe residents to apply to be a tree warden and ensure trees in their neighbourhoods are protected to breathe further life into communities.

New affordable homes for Rushcliffe

15 March 2019

New affordable homes for local people have been officially opened as part of a phased garage redevelopment programme.

Scrap dealer left with £2,500 bill for dumping fridges on A52 lay-by

14 March 2019

A scrap metal dealer was left with a bill of almost £2,500 for fly-tipping six fridges on a lay-by near Wheatcroft Island in Edwalton.

Continue to shop local with the help of the West Bridgford Way

14 March 2019

The West Bridgford Growth Board has launched the West Bridgford Way, a newly developed place-marketing website to help residents and visitors alike to locate businesses, places to eat and events in the town.

Restaurant left with £7,500 bill for rat infestation

13 March 2019

A West Bridgford restaurant has been left with a bill close to £7,500 after an investigation found its kitchen was infested with rats and left in filthy conditions to prepare food for customers.

East Leake Health Centre accredited for support of Armed Forces community

12 March 2019

East Leake’s Health Centre has been accredited as veteran friendly, with staff now able to identify and treat servicemen and women who have served their country at home or abroad more effectively.

Park for free after 8pm at West Bridgford’s car parks

11 March 2019

Motorists will be able to park for free after 8pm each evening following a revision of car parking charges at Bridgford Road, Gordon Road and Nursery Road car parks in West Bridgford.

Rushcliffe Borough Council raises a flag to celebrate Commonwealth Day

11 March 2019

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

Appeal to reunite family with 166-year-old bible

11 March 2019

An appeal has been launched to reunite a family with a 166-year-old bible found in archives at Rushcliffe Borough Council that was previously used in council meetings of its predecessor, West Bridgford Urban District Council.

New recycling points are crisp and clear

9 March 2019

Rushcliffe residents can now crunch their way to recycling their crisp packets more effectively with dedicated recycling points at council venues.

Rushcliffe Chief Executive to stand down after 13 years

8 March 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Chief Executive Allen Graham is to stand down at the authority after nearly 13 years in the role.

New 3G pitch opened at East Leake Leisure Centre

6 March 2019

Local sports clubs, residents and school children can hone their sporting skills all year round thanks to a new 3G pitch opened at East Leake Leisure Centre.

Save a fiver on swimming or skating!

28 February 2019

Visitors who use the pool at Rushcliffe Arena or the ice rink at the National Ice Centre can now make great savings on swimming or skating sessions with over £5 off a family ticket at either venue.

Get your business Brexit ready

28 February 2019

Businesses preparing for the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) can find out more about the latest implications and opportunities for their companies at a free Brexit Readiness event.  

Council welcomes Forest proposals to aid wider regeneration

28 February 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council has welcomed Nottingham Forest Football Club’s ambitions and plans to develop part of its City Ground stadium that could form part of a wider economic regeneration bringing housing and jobs to the site of its home in West Bridgford.

Rushcliffe Country Park acknowledged for its aviation history

27 February 2019

A plaque has been unveiled acknowledging Rushcliffe Country Park’s role as an airfield during World War One and its aviation history.