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News stories and press releases from the last month.

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.

Get the latest on Rushcliffe’s Growth Boards

26 February 2019

Updates on the Growth Boards in West Bridgford, Bingham, East Leake and Radcliffe-on-Trent are now available on the Rushcliffe Borough Council website, providing up to date information to local stakeholders, residents and business owners alike.

Free timers to help residents to leave a light on in their properties

20 February 2019

Free timers that enable residents to leave a light on in their properties and help deter criminal activity in their neighbourhoods are now available from Rushcliffe Borough Council contact points.

More environmentally minded outlets sign up to Refill Rushcliffe

19 February 2019

More environmentally minded food and drink outlets are joining Refill Rushcliffe, encouraging thirsty passers-by to refill their reusable bottles with water and reduce single use plastic alternatives.