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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Bowlers having a ball at newly refurbished Rushcliffe Arena bowls hall

24 September 2018

Members of a bowls club have been bowled over by a new refurbishment of Rushcliffe Arena’s bowls hall that is helping the popularity of the game grow locally.


TV auctioneer the star attraction for Mayor’s Celebrity Charity Dinner

24 September 2018

The Mayor of Rushcliffe’s Celebrity Charity Dinner takes place on 13 October, headed by guest speaker BBC TV Auctioneer Charles Hanson.

Masterplan developing clearer vision for ‘Brilliant Bingham’

19 September 2018

Proposals to support Bingham’s significant housing growth over the next decade have emerged in a masterplan that is seeking to develop a clear vision for the future of the town and ‘Brilliant Bingham’. 

West Bridgford businesses sign up to Refill Rushcliffe

14 September 2018

Businesses in West Bridgford are among the latest in the Borough to join Refill Rushcliffe, an award winning, national campaign founded by City to Sea in 2015. Rushcliffe Borough Council are leading the initiative and joined Severn Trent in approaching businesses to sign up to the scheme on September 4 to inform them of the environmental opportunity to help their customers gain access to the free water refills.

Nottinghamshire Police and partners take part in national knife amnesty

14 September 2018

People are being encouraged to dispose of their unwanted knives during a seven-day knife amnesty, as part of the national knife crime campaign Operation Sceptre.

It starts on Monday 17 September and runs until midnight on Sunday 23 September and will involve red knife amnesty bins being located at 13 police stations and partner agency receptions across Nottinghamshire.

We will be encouraging members of the public to hand over their unwanted knives at nominated locations, without fear of prosecution for doing so, for the duration of the operation.

Cotgrave and Keyworth Leisure centres join Refill Rushcliffe

10 September 2018

Leisure centres in Cotgrave and Keyworth are the latest outlets to join the Refill Rushcliffe scheme enabling the public to refill their reusable water bottles and reduce single-use plastics.

Plan your visit to watch Saturday’s Tour of Britain!

3 September 2018

The Tour of Britain flies through Rushcliffe this Saturday and cycling fans can plan their visit to watch the start of the race on Central Avenue in West Bridgford and across the Borough.

Sunday Funday just days away!

31 August 2018

Sunday Funday, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s annual festival of health, sport and wellbeing is now just days away and will be celebrating with a cycling theme around the Tour of Britain in Rushcliffe.

Digital showcase event heads to Rushcliffe to boost local business

29 August 2018

Businesses are being invited to a special showcase event being held in Rushcliffe next month as part of a partnership project which is designed to help grow the local economy.

Further dual recycling and litter bins installed across Rushcliffe

29 August 2018

Towns and villages across Rushcliffe have received further recycling and litter bins to help promote ‘Recycling On The Go’ which reduces street litter and encourages residents place items in the right place and the right bin.

Bellydancing group inspired by the Tour of Britain!

28 August 2018

A Bellydancing group are among the latest members of one community inspired by The Tour of Britain’s arrival and set to wow the riders with their colourful costumes as they race through Ruddington.

Local Plan Part 2 submitted

23 August 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has submitted its Local Plan Part 2 that outlines key housing allocations in the borough over the next decade.

Rushcliffe health practitioners say cycle more to celebrate the Tour of Britain

22 August 2018

Health practitioners and Rushcliffe Borough Council are encouraging residents to cycle more often and ensure they always wear the correct safety equipment as part of the celebrations of the Tour of Britain

Free trees for Rushcliffe residents

21 August 2018

Rushcliffe residents can now make their properties greener by applying for free trees for their homes and communities within the Borough.

Sunday Funday celebrates the Tour of Britain and returns in new location

21 August 2018

Sunday Funday, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s annual festival of health, sport and wellbeing will this year celebrate the Tour of Britain in Rushcliffe and is set to be staged in the new location of Bingham Market Place.

Fish and chip shop marks Tour of Britain with bicycle shaped chips!

20 August 2018

A Keyworth fish and chip shop has produced specially cut bicycle shaped chips for hungry Tour of Britain fans to savour as the event races past its premises.

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.