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16 January 2019


Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

15 January 2019

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

Residents get walking, cycling and swimming with exercise referral scheme

14 January 2019

A new exercise referral scheme will get residents with a long term health condition moving with specifically tailored gym classes, walking, cycling and swimming activities.

Residents donate over 12 tonnes of food and clothes to charity the Friary

11 January 2019

Rushcliffe Borough Council and local homeless charity the Friary have praised the generosity of residents who collectively donated over 12 tonnes of food and clothing to those in need.

Be a Town or Parish Councillor and help shape where you live

8 January 2019

You can be a Parish or Town Councillor in 2019 and help shape the area where your family, friends and neighbours live by representing them on your local council.

Donate food and clothes to the Friary when you place your bin out

4 January 2019

Rushcliffe residents are being asked to leave donations of non-perishable food and clothes out with their bin from January 7 to 11 to help local homeless charity the Friary.

Check if your Christmas wrapping paper is recyclable with this quick trick

24 December 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is reminding residents to test their wrapping paper before throwing it away this Christmas by scrunching it into a ball to check if it is recyclable.

Council staff choir brings Christmas cheer and carols to elderly residents

20 December 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s staff choir have brought Christmas cheer to elderly residents of a local care home with a visit to sing carols.

Christmas comes early for 10-year-old Conor with huge Holly Jolly hamper

20 December 2018

Christmas has come early for a 10-year-old boy from West Bridgford after his name was pulled out of a Santa hat to be named the winner of the Holly Jolly High Street retail trail and receive a huge hamper full of festive treats.

Remember the top tips for turkey this Christmas!

19 December 2018

There are an estimated one million cases of food poisoning in the UK every year, and without attention to food hygiene, this doesn’t stop during the festive season.

Refill Rushcliffe volunteer seeks to drive down single-use bottle usage

19 December 2018

Refill Rushcliffe is continuing to reduce single-use plastics in the Borough with the addition of new community volunteers encouraging more local businesses to sign up to the scheme which allows thirsty passers-by to refill their reusable bottles for free.

Alleged fridge fly-tippers have vehicle seized

18 December 2018

Individuals who allegedly fly-tipped fridges on an A52 lay-by close to Nottingham Knight and Wheatcroft Islands have had their vehicle seized by Rushcliffe Borough Council officers.

Remember to leave a light on to deter burglars

17 December 2018

Always remember to leave a light on during darker winter nights to help deter burglars from targeting your property.

Use your blue bin to recycle this Christmas

17 December 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is reminding residents to use their blue bins and recycle effectively over the festive period.

Holly Jolly High Street festive finale

14 December 2018

The Holly Jolly High Street retail trail takes place for the final time tomorrow, Saturday 15 December, having offered shoppers the chance to win a wonderful hamper full of festive gifts donated by retailers for two weeks.

Cashless parking comes to Rushcliffe car parks

14 December 2018

Residents and visitors parking in Rushcliffe’s car parks can now use cashless parking with an easy to use mobile phone service.

Mayor presents Memory Walk donation to Alzheimer’s Society

13 December 2018

Mayor Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood has presented a £600 cheque to Alzheimer’s Society for October’s Rushcliffe Memory Walk and from donations at a local care home.

Ensure you get in a licensed taxi this Christmas

13 December 2018

If you’re using a taxi over the festive period in Rushcliffe always ensure it’s a black licensed hackney carriage or licensed private hire operator.

Rushcliffe Mayor delighted to attend resident’s 100th Birthday Party celebration

12 December 2018

Rushcliffe Mayor Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood was delighted to attend resident Mrs Sheila Martin’s special 100th birthday party at Westdale Care Home in West Bridgford.

Exclusive Nottingham Rugby Discount for Rushcliffe residents

11 December 2018

Nottingham Rugby are delighted to be offering Rushcliffe residents exclusive discounted entry to their upcoming fixture against Coventry on Sunday 23 December.