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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Planning permission sought for distinctive new community in Rushcliffe

17 January 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Planning Committee will make a long awaited decision about the application for new homes and employment units at Fairham Pastures, previously identified as Land South of Clifton, on Thursday 25 January 2018. This is a key development site identified in Rushcliffe’s Local Plan and part of the requirement to deliver 13,500 new homes in the Borough over the next ten years.

Online payments system upgrade

12 January 2018

On 15 February 2018, we will update our online payments system. This means that we no longer support old operating systems and web browsers and you will need to upgrade if you want to continue making payments to the Council online.

Rushcliffe acknowledged for supporting employment opportunities for Armed Forces

8 January 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has received an award for showing its support as an employer to those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces.

The Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) has given a bronze accolade to the authority for its commitment to the initiative.

A New Year's message from the Leader Cllr Simon Robinson

3 January 2018

A New Year's message from the Leader Cllr Simon Robinson

Residents reminded to ‘leave a light on’

21 December 2017

Residents in Rushcliffe are being reminded to ‘leave a light on’ to deter burglars after work by volunteers, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Safety team and Nottinghamshire Police.

Council features in primetime TV’s Employable Me

17 December 2017

The Council’s focus as an employer comes into the spotlight in a primetime television documentary aired tomorrow (December 18). 

Ensure you get in a licensed taxi this Christmas

15 December 2017

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.

Sty-lish sustainability for school pigs thanks to Community Support Scheme

13 December 2017

Children at a school farm have welcomed new pigs to sty-lish surroundings thanks to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Support Scheme and Arch Communications.

Council aiming to lead by example on reducing single use plastic

11 December 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council will aim to lead by example to local businesses and residents by reviewing single use plastic usage across its services.

Future European entrepreneurs to cut their teeth at Christmas Market

28 November 2017

West Bridgford will welcome future entrepreneurs and business moguls from across Europe as they join young people from the UK in testing their business ideas and selling skills at the West Bridgford Christmas Market and Christmas Lights Switch On.

Glittering showcase of achievements at Rushcliffe Sports Awards

23 November 2017

The Rushcliffe Sports Awards celebrated its 13th year on November 22 with a glittering showcase of achievements of the borough’s sports people.


Mayor of Rushcliffe toasts Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s season

22 November 2017

 The Mayor of Rushcliffe and Nottinghamshire County Council toasted Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s momentous season on 21 November with a special civic reception at Trent Bridge.




Deputy Leader voices concerns over unified metropolitan area plans

17 November 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Deputy Leader has voiced her concerns over plans to swallow the authority into a unified metropolitan area across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

West Bridgford Growth Board thanks Commissioners for report’s findings

17 November 2017

West Bridgford Growth Board has thanked independent commissioners for their findings on ways to further boost the town’s economy.

Commissioners' report advises further ways to boost West Bridgford Town Centre

16 November 2017

Independent Commissioners have published a report to assist the West Bridgford Growth Board’s efforts to drive the economy in its town centre.

Mick Burrows, Kim Cassidy and Tim Richmond OBE, three independent Commissioners appointed by the Board, have released six key themes that focus on ways the Board could enhance the town centre’s retail and leisure offer through a more integrated and future proofed approach.

Entries for Rushcliffe 10k, Fun Run and new 5K race now open!

13 November 2017

Entries for Rushcliffe 10k, Fun Run and its new 5k are now open!

Inspiring speakers at Rushcliffe Business Partnership Showcase

3 November 2017

Inspiring speakers ensured Rushcliffe’s biggest annual business event proved as popular as ever on Wednesday (November 1) to hundreds of businesses from across the region.

Rushcliffe Reassures Taxi Users About Safety Concerns

27 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council would like to reassure users of Rushcliffe licenced taxi cabs that they are safe to use and there is no evidence to suggest otherwise despite claims made in the Nottingham Post this morning.

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.