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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Fly-tipper left with £1,000 bill for dumping household waste

18 November 2018

A householder was left with a bill of close to £1,000 for dumping bags of household waste just half a mile from her home in her village.

Thousands set to welcome West Bridgford’s Christmas Lights Switch On

16 November 2018

Thousands of people are set to descend on West Bridgford on Saturday November 24 for the town’s annual Christmas Lights Switch On!

Rushcliffe Arena welcomes its millionth customer

14 November 2018

Rushcliffe Arena has already welcomed its millionth customer after it opened its doors last year and to celebrate has rewarded the lucky visitor with an exciting array of prizes.

Crematorium public information day

13 November 2018

There will be a public information day on Rushcliffe’s potential new crematorium on Thursday November 22 from 3pm to 7pm.

The Cotgrave Hub is now open!

9 November 2018

The Cotgrave Hub is now open with health, council, library, police and community voluntary services available all under one roof.

Dementia friendly swimming sessions now available at Cotgrave Leisure Centre

6 November 2018

Weekly dementia friendly swimming sessions are now available at Cotgrave Leisure Centre to help individuals and carers enjoy exercise in comfortable surroundings.

Cabinet to discuss exploration of potential plans for new crematorium

2 November 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s cabinet is set to discuss the exploration of plans for a new crematorium based at Stragglethorpe near Cotgrave.

Thousands of new trees to breathe more life into Rushcliffe environments

2 November 2018

Rushcliffe residents are set to collect thousands of new trees for their homes after an overwhelming response to a campaign to breathe new life into their gardens and properties.

Have your say on empty homes strategy

1 November 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is developing an empty homes strategy and is seeking views to assess how the number of empty dwellings in the Borough can be reduced.

Callous fly-tipper convicted for dumping fridges in picturesque countryside

31 October 2018

A scrap metal dealer has been convicted for callously dumping fridge freezers in picturesque countryside under a mile from his home that blighted a popular route to woodland for dog walkers and local residents.

Tour of Britain start brought over £400,000 to West Bridgford economy

30 October 2018

The Tour of Britain stage seven start in West Bridgford saw over £400,000 spent in the local economy on the weekend of its visit to the town during September, race organisers have confirmed.

Welcome £70m boost for DNRC at Stanford Hall

30 October 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has welcomed news on an extra £70m investment in the new Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at Stanford Hall in the Borough.

504 Rushcliffe World War One heroes remembered in huge poppy art exhibition

26 October 2018

Thousands of handmade remembrance poppies are on display in a huge art exhibition to commemorate each of the 504 residents from Rushcliffe towns and villages who were lost in World War One.

Get help and support to quit smoking with the help of Stoptober

23 October 2018

There is still time to for residents to get help and support to quit smoking from the Stoptober campaign and local stop smoking service say Rushcliffe Borough Council and Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group.

Growth board progressing projects to further boost West Bridgford Town Centre

22 October 2018

The West Bridgford Growth Board is continuing to progress projects based on recommendations made by independent commissioners to boost retail areas and infrastructure around the town centre.

504 crosses laid to remember Rushcliffe’s World War One heroes

17 October 2018

Over 500 white remembrance crosses have been laid on West Bridgford’s Croquet Lawn to remember those from Rushcliffe towns and villages who gave their lives in World War One.

Ruddington School launches The Daily Mile

17 October 2018

Children at a Rushcliffe school have launched their own dedicated daily exercise routine The Daily Mile to help beat obesity and improve their health and well-being.

West Bridgford businesses and staff urged to take part in parking consultation

16 October 2018

To find the right balance between helping residents and ensuring that parking is available for town centre workers, Nottinghamshire County Council and Rushcliffe Borough Council are carrying out a review of parking in West Bridgford.

Poppy appeal inspires great response to remember Rushcliffe World War One heroes

15 October 2018

Rushcliffe residents, schools and community groups have responded in their droves with handmade remembrance poppies for a huge art exhibition to commemorate each of the 504 men from Rushcliffe towns and villages who were lost in World War One.

Quit smoking this October with the help of Stoptober

11 October 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council and Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group are saying quit smoking this October with the support of the Stoptober campaign.