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News Archive

An archive of top news stories previously published on Rushcliffe's website over the last six months.

Radcliffe residents make their views heard

20 October 2017

Yesterday, Thursday 19 October, the residents of Radcliffe on Trent had the opportunity to make their views known in a referendum on their Neighbourhood Plan. Of those that braved the very wet weather, 91% voted to support the Plan and this now becomes an official part of the Borough Council’s planning process.

Radcliffe on Trent Neighbourhood Planning Referendum Result

20 October 2017

The result of the referendum was in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan being use to help decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area.

Full Steam Ahead for Rail Users in Radcliffe and Bingham

18 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is calling for future improvements to be made to East Midlands Trains to benefit local communities – including, once again, seeking central Government commitment to increasing the number of trains stopping at Bingham and Radcliffe-on-Trent stations from hourly to every 30 minutes at peak times to support residents and business alike. These calls are in response to a consultation by the Department of Transport to help shape long-term improvements to the East Midlands rail franchise.

Three Vacancies on Bingham Town Council

13 October 2017

Valid requests have been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the two vacancies to the Bingham West Ward and the one vacancy to the Bingham East Ward of Bingham Town Council.

Council Consults on New Housing Sites

12 October 2017

This week sees the start of an eight-week consultation on the second part of Rushcliffe’s Local Plan. Whereas Local Plan Part 1 identified where all the big new housing developments would be, Local Plan Part 2 identifies possible sites for 2,500 new homes within existing towns and villages in the Borough, as well as policies on the green belt, employment, retail, open spaces, and nature conservation.

Housing Growth in Bingham

12 October 2017

1,050 new homes in Bingham are a step closer now Rushcliffe has received an application from Barratt Homes for the first 317 homes.

Rushcliffe achieves further success in asset investments

4 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 20,000 square feet of prime industrial estate in Coalville, Leicestershire. The building is already tenanted and the Council is looking forward to developing a long term relationship with the occupier providing a local business with stability and security, and the Council with a much needed income stream.

Death of Past Rushcliffe Mayor, David Bell

25 September 2017

Councillors and staff are saddened by the news that past Mayor and longstanding Councillor David Bell passed away this weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

Local Plan – Part 2

13 September 2017

The Borough Council adopted its Local Plan Part 1 (Core Strategy) in December 2014, which included a housing target for 13,150 homes to be built in Rushcliffe by 2028.  The majority of these homes will be delivered on six large sites that the Core Strategy itself has already allocated for development. 

Calling all vehicle owners

12 September 2017

During the past few months, many areas of Rushcliffe have been experiencing significant increases in vehicle crime – mainly interference with a vehicle and theft from a vehicle.  In some instances, windows are smashed to get into the vehicle, but in the majority of cases there is no evidence of a break in, suggesting the vehicle may have been left unsecure.  The vehicles most targeted are transit vans with work tools being the possible target.

Fly tipping Chef faces a fine

9 September 2017

A Castle Bytham Chef who dumped 7 bin liners full of food waste in a pub car park in the Borough has been fined £200 for fly tipping.

Crime update: ATM theft

11 August 2017

Officers investigating a cash machine ram raid are urging members of the public to be vigilant for suspicious activity.