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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Recognising Rushcliffe Community Awards 2017

21 September 2017

We have teamed up with the Nottingham Post again this year to run the Recognising Rushcliffe Community Awards. Rushcliffe residents are being urged to nominate their unsung and unseen heroes in their communities.

Glass recycling site closure at the Lime Kiln Public House

15 September 2017

The recycling site at the Lime Kiln Public House car park in Cropwell Bishop is closing on the 17 September and the recycling bins will be removed shortly after. This site will no longer be available to recycle glass bottles & jars and textiles.

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.

Parking Success in Bingham

8 September 2017

Rushcliffe staff have been monitoring the impact of the new short stay parking arrangements in Bingham and have been greeted with overwhelming support from local shoppers and residents.

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.

West Bridgford’s up for a lark

28 July 2017

Lark in the Park, one of Nottinghamshire’s biggest family fun days, takes place in West Bridgford on Wednesday (2 August 2017).

Rushcliffe Sports Awards 2017

28 July 2017

The Rushcliffe Sports Awards are an integral part of the sporting calendar in Rushcliffe and is a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the Borough’s sports people. The Sports Awards aim to mark the achievements, dedication and determination of our athletes and the invaluable contribution of our voluntary coaches, officials and administrators.

Kids help us make play areas smoke-free

26 July 2017

Local children have been involved in helping to make their play areas and parks smoke-free.

Big plans announced for Bingham

24 July 2017

Following on from their meeting last week (20 July), the Bingham and Radcliffe on Trent Growth Board have announced ambitious plans for Bingham.

Nottinghamshire Launches 2017 Best Bar None Scheme

20 July 2017

Nottinghamshire has launched the Best Bar None scheme for 2017, with applications now being taken.

Great grub and good music as the Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns

19 July 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns to Central Avenue in West Bridgford this weekend (21 -22 July).

Eleventh Green Flag for Rushcliffe Country Park

18 July 2017

Rushcliffe Country Park is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces.

Neighbourhood Watch in Rushcliffe

4 July 2017

Information about local Neighbourhood Watch schemes, sent to us by Neighbourhood Watch.

Eat safe this summer

21 June 2017

Most of us love the warmer weather but Rushcliffe residents are being encouraged to think harder about food safety during the summer months.

Host your event with us

21 June 2017

Whether it’s a meeting, a party or an exercise class you’re holding, we have a selection of great venues to hire.

Event is show of support for Armed Forces in West Bridgford

19 June 2017

Saturday 24 June is National Armed Forces Day, a nationwide celebration to honour the work of the British Armed Forces, past and present. Rushcliffe Borough Council will be leading celebrations in West Bridgford by hosting their annual Proms in the Park concert and family fun day from 12pm until 9pm in Bridgford Park.

Plans to improve short stay car parking in Bingham

19 June 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is announcing plans to introduce short-stay parking in Bingham, building on research undertaken by the Town Council, which highlighted long term issues with the availability of parking spaces in the town.

Statement from Metropolitan re Grenfell Tower

19 June 2017

A statement from Metropolitan Housing following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London on 14 June.


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