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News stories and press releases from the last month.

Gotham Ward By Election announced

19 July 2018

A valid request has been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the vacancy to the Gotham Ward of Rushcliffe Borough Council.

The Friary celebrates 30th birthday with generous donation

18 July 2018

A Rushcliffe Borough Councillor has helped make a local charity’s 30th birthday even more memorable with a generous donation from his year in office as Mayor of Rushcliffe.

Rushcliffe Country Park recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

17 July 2018

Rushcliffe Country Park in Ruddington has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the UK.

Paint a bike bright green or yellow to celebrate the Tour of Britain

16 July 2018

Villagers in Cropwell Bishop are the latest community to be entering the spirit of the Tour of Britain, appealing to fellow residents to paint bicycles in a bright green or yellow to celebrate the race’s arrival.

Don’t lose your voice – register to vote

16 July 2018

Local residents in Rushcliffe are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them by completing their annual canvass form as soon as possible.

Rushcliffe Borough Council celebrates the Great British High Street

16 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is celebrating high streets across the Borough by joining the national Great British High Streets campaign, promoting the great businesses that exist in its communities.

Potential prime retail site becomes available at Wheatcroft Island

13 July 2018

The supermarket chain Waitrose have confirmed to Rushcliffe Borough Council this week their plans for a store on the 3716sqm site on Melton Road, known as Wheatcroft Island in Edwalton will now not progress.

Hollies Day Nursery becomes three year Lark in the Park sponsor

13 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council are excited to announce that Hollies Day Nursery is to set to sponsor the ever popular Lark in the Park event for the next three years.

Plans to be explored for new Bingham Leisure Centre

11 July 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet has passed a motion to explore plans to build a new leisure centre in Bingham.

Ruddington villagers save bike from the scrapheap for the Tour of Britain

6 July 2018

Villagers in Ruddington are getting into the Tour of Britain spirit by saving a bike from the scrapheap that will now be turned into a colourful creation to celebrate the event on September 8.

Fabulous local feasts available as the Taste of Rushcliffe Food Festival returns

5 July 2018

A fabulous range of local food will be up for grabs this weekend as Rushcliffe Borough Council’s annual food festival, Taste of Rushcliffe, returns to Central Avenue in West Bridgford.

Streetwise praises four-year-old eco warrior Neve

4 July 2018

A four-year-old eco warrior is on a mission to make her walk to school litter free with the support of Streetwise Environmental.

Free road safety event in West Bridgford

4 July 2018

Road users and motorists can get advice and support at a free road safety event tomorrow (July 5) in West Bridgford.

It’s time to have your say!

29 June 2018

This is the Rushcliffe Residents’ Satisfaction Survey, a chance to have your say on our services and how you feel as a resident living here in Rushcliffe.

Proms in the Park set to be a great celebration for Armed Forces Day

29 June 2018

Proms in the Park is set to be a great celebration for Armed Forces Day tomorrow (Saturday June 30) as hundreds of music fans are set to descend on Bridgford Park in West Bridgford for the annual event.

Rushcliffe Borough Council named Best Commercial Council of the Year

28 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has scooped its second industry accolade in just three months after it was named Best Commercial Council of the Year at the prestigious annual MJ Awards at the Park Lane Hilton hotel in London.


Car park changes for Keyworth from July 2 to support local economy

27 June 2018

Changes to parking at Bunny Lane car park in Keyworth are set to start from Monday (July 2) to help support local businesses in the village.

Rushcliffe Borough Council raises flag to celebrate Armed Forces Day

26 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council has raised a flag outside Rushcliffe Arena in support of the annual British Armed Forces Day.

Ideas shared at Tour of Britain Community Engagement Event

22 June 2018

More than 50 members of the local community attended Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Engagement event on June 21.

Reduce single use plastics and join Refill Rushcliffe

21 June 2018

Rushcliffe Borough Council is looking for environmentally minded groups or individuals to help the authority join Refill Rushcliffe - a scheme encouraging outlets to enable the public to refill their reusable water bottles free of charge and reduce single-use plastics.