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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood elected Mayor of Rushcliffe

25 May 2018

The new Mayor of Rushcliffe, Cllr Mrs Maureen Stockwood, has said she is “honoured and delighted” to have been elected to office for the forthcoming 12 months.

View the triathlon in the Rushcliffe Family Zone

24 May 2018

World class triathletes are just two weeks away from competing in Rushcliffe and on the Victoria Embankment as potential Olympic stars battle it out in the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham.

Bridgford Hall book gift from outgoing Mayor

24 May 2018

The Mayor of Rushcliffe has gifted a book commemorating a year since the re-opening of Bridgford Hall to Nottinghamshire Registration Service as the final engagement of his year of civic duty.

Rushcliffe extend property portfolio with office and retail site investments

23 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has announced an extension to its property investments with the successful acquisitions of office and retail sites in Nottinghamshire.

Rushcliffe’s Home Alarms service praised for help at the touch of a button

22 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Home Alarms service has been praised by those who have been stranded at home in an emergency and in need of help that is only a push of a button away.

Council customer service phone lines currently unavailable

17 May 2018

The Council's customer service phone line, 0115 981 9911, is currently unavailable due to technical issues, we apologise for any inconvenience this causes to residents. We can be contacted via email at or face to face at our Customer Contact Points.


Residents urged to have their say on Local Plan Part 2

16 May 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking residents and interested parties for their thoughts on Local Plan Part 2 that identifies key housing allocations in the borough over the next decade.

Mayor of Rushcliffe welcomes West Bridgford Brownies’ questions in Council tour

16 May 2018

The Mayor of Rushcliffe Cllr Barrie Cooper welcomed a brownies group to the Council Chamber to find out more on how the authority works and listen to their queries in a question and answer session.


Breakfast Club a huge hit for Rushcliffe's Armed Forces Community Covenant

11 May 2018

A breakfast club is proving to be a huge hit with veterans and serving members of the forces thanks to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Armed Forces Community Covenant.

Rushcliffe refuse team come to the aid of 89-year-old fall victim

2 May 2018

Workers from Rushcliffe Borough Council’s refuse team came to the rescue of an 89-year-old who they found lay strewn on the pavement after suffering a nasty fall.

Residents say no to cold callers with Nominated Neighbour Scheme

2 May 2018

Residents at a retirement complex are saying “no” to cold callers with a Nominated Neighbour Scheme that deters unexpected visitors and keeps residents safe within their own homes.

Car park changes for Keyworth to help support village businesses

30 April 2018

Changes are set to be introduced at Bunny Lane car park in Keyworth to help support shoppers at local businesses in the village.

Rushcliffe encourages communities to join the Great Plastic pick up

30 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council and Streetwise are encouraging communities across the borough to join the nationwide Great Plastic Pick Up.

New and improved Rushcliffe refuse lorry is safer for cyclists

30 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has introduced a refuse lorry to its fleet with new features that improves safety for cyclists when the vehicles are out and about on local roads.

Councillor celebrates 90th birthday in 40th year serving her community

29 April 2018

A Rushcliffe Borough Councillor has celebrated her 90th birthday in her 40th consecutive year of representing her community in East Leake.

Local Plan Part 2 proposals approved by councillors

27 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council this evening voted to pass Local Plan Part 2 proposals that identify non-strategic housing allocations and designations in the Borough.

Residents give 100% satisfaction rating to Rushcliffe’s Home Alarms service

27 April 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Home Alarms Service has been given a remarkable 100 per cent customer satisfaction rating.

Free bike security marking session at Rushcliffe Arena

19 April 2018

Cyclists can get their bikes securely marked with their postcode for free at a security event at Rushcliffe Arena.

You can now ask questions at Full Council and Cabinet meetings

11 April 2018

Residents and business owners can now ask specific questions at Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Full Council and Cabinet meetings.

Rushcliffe’s free leisure centre access helps volleyball ace Tom

10 April 2018

An up and coming Rushcliffe based volleyball star is benefitting from a Borough Council scheme which provides free access to its leisure centres to help them compete at national level.