News stories and press releases from the last month.
26 May 2017
Councillor Simon Robinson was selected as the new leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council at its Annual Council meeting tonight (Thursday 25 May). Former leader Cllr Neil Clarke announced that he was stepping down earlier this week.
24 May 2017
Following his success in the Nottinghamshire County Council Elections earlier this month, the Leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council, Councillor Neil Clarke MBE has announced he is stepping down as Leader.
12 May 2017
A Shepshed man who dumped waste including 50 DVDs and 200 CDs in a pub car park in the borough has been fined £200 for fly tipping.
11 May 2017
Unfortunately, the arrival of Spring often brings an increase in garden and shed burglaries.
9 May 2017
This week, Rushcliffe Borough Council took ownership of parcels of open space around a new housing estate in Gamston, which were previously owned by Bovis Homes Group plc.
8 May 2017
Nottingham Rugby are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a free 12-week healthy lifestyle programme at their Lady Bay home, which will begin later this month.
18 April 2017
Funding has been secured by three councils to help serving and former Armed Forces personnel in their communities.
11 April 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council are looking for people to take part in a specially commissioned community theatre project that will take place this summer to celebrate the reopening of Bridgford Hall in West Bridgford following a £2million Heritage Lottery Fund renovation.
31 March 2017
An exhibition of artwork created by local school children will be taking place at Rushcliffe Arena in West Bridgford from Thursday 30 March until Friday 21 April, to coincide with the school Easter holidays.
14 March 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council is celebrating the start of a building project that will mean the creation of new employment units in Cotgrave yesterday (13 March).
7 March 2017
You may already know that you can view your council tax account online. And your electronic options are increasing because you also now opt out of paper bills altogether by registering for our e-billing service.
3 March 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council approved budget plans which will see its Council Tax increase by 4% in 2017/18 at its Council meeting last night (2 March).
2 March 2017
A brand new triathlon event is coming to Nottingham - The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham will feature some of Great Britain’s finest sporting talent racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September.
2 March 2017
Our Councillor for Ruddington, Cllr Jean Greenwood, is retiring from her role as Lead Community Safety Volunteer at Nottinghamshire Police today, after twenty three years of service.
1 March 2017
News from East Midlands Chamber: An exciting digital support programme has been launched in Rushcliffe.
20 February 2017
West Bridgford has a reputation for a high quality, thriving and diverse retail and business sector. However to maintain this success in the future, three independent commissioners have been appointed to help steer the course of the local economy.
16 February 2017
There's an opportunity for a sneak peak behind the scenes of the Bridgford Hall renovation project before it opens as upmarket apartments and a refurbished wedding ceremony venue.
10 February 2017
Press release from Savilles: On behalf of Rushcliffe Borough Council, Savills jointly with FHP, has sold the freehold of Bridgford House (formerly the Council's Civic Centre) in West Bridgford Nottingham to Monk Estates and Harpin Limited for £6.95 million.
11 January 2017
Councillors and staff at Rushcliffe Borough Council are delighted with the response to a food and toiletries plea which saw bin men collecting food donations alongside wheelie bins last week.
5 January 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council has teamed up with key partners in health and social care to deliver an important alcohol awareness campaign at bottle banks throughout the borough.
22 December 2016
Firearms and weapon attacks in the UK are very rare, but the tragic events from around the world remind us of the need to be prepared.
15 December 2016
On Friday 9 December, officers from Nottinghamshire Police and Rushcliffe Borough Council worked together on one of the first nights of action in West Bridgford town centre, targeting various community safety issues presented by the night-time economy.
12 December 2016
East Midlands Trains customers in Radcliffe-on-Trent will now benefit from a new timetable, offering new and improved services to Nottingham city centre to the west and Grantham and Skegness to the east.
8 December 2016
Rushcliffe residents could soon be receiving health messages through their TVs, thanks to the trial of an innovative piece of technology.
8 December 2016
Nottinghamshire businesses, schools and residents in possession of poultry and captive birds are being told to keep these birds indoors where possible to reduce the risk of avian influenza.
25 November 2016
A notable building project in Keyworth has been awarded the prestigious biennial Harry Johnson Award 2016 in a ceremony today (Friday, 25 November).
24 November 2016
A draft five-year plan for the future of health and social care in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has been developed.
17 November 2016
Massive congratulations to all of the winners (and runners up) in the Recognising Rushcliffe Awards, which took place last night, 16 November.
16 November 2016
As Bridgford Hall undergoes a £2.3 million refurbishment, we're asking local people to share their memories about the hall.
11 November 2016
The nominations are in and the shortlisting has been done for the Rushcliffe Sports Awards 2016.
8 November 2016
A programme supported by Rushcliffe Borough Council and Sport Nottinghamshire saw girls from The Becket School and West Bridgford School took part in the country’s first organised Inter-Schools touch (rugby) match last week.
4 November 2016
We've launched a campaign to remind people that they must tell us when their circumstances change if they claim Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction. Because if you don’t, you could end in up in a pickle with a bill to pay.
4 November 2016
Radcliffe on Trent Parish Council has submitted their Neighbourhood Plan to Rushcliffe Borough Council for independent examination.
3 November 2016
From Monday (7 November), Cotgrave Advice Centre has a new home.
25 October 2016
In a bid to keep our students in Trent Bridge safe and help prevent them from becoming victims of crime, our Community Safety team, in partnership with the Police and Nottingham Trent University, ran a student safety and security event earlier this month.
19 October 2016
The Council’s decision to create a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in West Bridgford, following a six-week consultation process prior to approval, has been widely covered in the media this week.
14 October 2016
A woman has been caught for flytipping in West Bridgford and fined £200.
29 September 2016
The innovative YouNG project is branching out into Italy.
23 September 2016
West Bridgford has a reputation for a high quality, thriving and diverse retail and business sector. However to maintain this success in the future, it was announced at Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Council meeting last night (22 September) that three independent commissioners have been appointed to help steer the course of the local economy.
7 September 2016
Rushcliffe Borough Council is backing the launch of a new number that aims to support members of the public if they experience a power cut.
2 September 2016
Customers and staff at Edwalton Golf Centre are celebrating this week after Rushcliffe Borough Council and Glendale Golf signed a contract to secure the future of this well respected community facility for a further nine years.
18 August 2016
An exhibition will be held in Cotgrave Library starting on Friday 19 August to give an update of the Cotgrave regeneration project to local residents. It will remain for at least a week.
2 August 2016
A message for our garden waste (green bin) customers.
21 July 2016
Rushcliffe Country Park in Ruddington is celebrating today (21 July) after being awarded its tenth Green Flag in a row.
16 June 2016
Rushcliffe Borough Council took the decision in July 2015 to market the Civic Centre on Pavilion Road for disposal on a freehold basis, as it will be moving to new purpose-built offices at the new Rushcliffe Arena site.
25 May 2016
Bike theft has taken an uphill turn in Rushcliffe and West Bridgford town centre is a particular hotspot area for thefts. This crime is often organised and high value bikes have been targeted but all bikes, regardless of value or condition, are at risk.
19 February 2016
The creation of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at Stanford on Soar is moving forward at pace.
5 February 2016
A new scheme is helping takeaway businesses across the borough to offer healthier choices to their customers.
1 June 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council is seeking a pool of volunteers who’ll help support future events linked to Bridgford Hall, including a special free family event for Heritage Open Day in September.
13 January 2016
Rushcliffe Borough Council welcomed in the New Year by breaking ground on the Rushcliffe Arena site in West Bridgford.
11 December 2015
Business and Council leaders have issued a rallying call to businesses to back a devolution deal for the East Midlands.
1 June 2017
Over the last 12 months, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Community Development team has been running a series of local history events linked to the redevelopment of 250-year old Bridgford Hall in West Bridgford.
12 June 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council is delighted to be officially unveiling the renovated Bridgford Hall this week.
14 June 2017
Rushcliffe Borough Council is delighted to officially unveil the renovated Bridgford Hall.
5 January 2016
The benefits of devolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are set out in detail as the deal document is published for the first time today.
5 January 2015
The electoral register has reduced by 2,500 since people were transferred under IER (Individual Electoral Registration) last year. We want to check that no one is missing off the register to make sure people can vote in this year’s Borough, Parish and General elections in May 2015. We will be sending a letter to all properties this week which lists all the people currently registered to vote at that property and the letter will tell people what they need to do if their name isn’t included. If the information on the letter is correct, you don’t need to do anything. If someone is eligible to vote, please register to vote at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
6 June 2017
West Bridgford Registry Office wedding pictures sought for Bridgford Hall comunity project.
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.
19 June 2017
A statement from Metropolitan Housing following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London on 14 June.
26 May 2017
At its Annual Council Meeting last night (25 May), Councillor Barrie Cooper was elected as Rushcliffe Borough Council’s new Mayor.
4 January 2016
From Monday 4 January, the opening hours of the Rushcliffe Customer Contact Centre in West Bridgford are changing.
6 January 2016
Families have started moving into the first new affordable homes at a major £100 million redevelopment of Cotgrave colliery in Rushcliffe.
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.
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.
17 October 2016
We have released a statement following coverage of the Public Space Protection Order approval in the media and on the BBC Politics Show.
7 June 2017
Following the closure of the skate park after an arson attack last month, the Council has employed a contractor to remove the arson damaged ramps next week (w/c 12 June).
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.
8 January 2016
Cotgrave Leisure Centre has teamed up with Nottinghamshire FA to offer walking football sessions.