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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 November 21 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.

Rushcliffe Country Park Tai Chi class scoops national award

15 November 2017

Rushcliffe Country Park’s yin and yang appears to be in perfect harmony with a Tai Chi class taught at the open space scooping a national award.

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!

RBC shortlisted as entrepreneurial finalist in Local Government awards

9 November 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Councilhas been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the Entrepreneurial council category in the 2018 LGC Awards.

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.

Full Steam Ahead for Rail Users in Radcliffe and Bingham

18 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is calling for future improvements to be made to East Midlands Trains to benefit local communities – including, once again, seeking central Government commitment to increasing the number of trains stopping at Bingham and Radcliffe-on-Trent stations from hourly to every 30 minutes at peak times to support residents and business alike. These calls are in response to a consultation by the Department of Transport to help shape long-term improvements to the East Midlands rail franchise.

Top Spots for Top Jobs

17 October 2017

Today, Rushcliffe Borough Council and partners marked the official opening of fifteen new employment units in Cotgrave. This development is part of the wider regeneration of Cotgrave and was made possible with the help of Growth Deal Funding from D2N2 LEP which was secured by Rushcliffe Borough Council in 2015.

Three Vacancies on Bingham Town Council

13 October 2017

Valid requests have been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the two vacancies to the Bingham West Ward and the one vacancy to the Bingham East Ward of Bingham Town Council.

Council Consults on New Housing Sites

12 October 2017

This week sees the start of an eight-week consultation on the second part of Rushcliffe’s Local Plan. Whereas Local Plan Part 1 identified where all the big new housing developments would be, Local Plan Part 2 identifies possible sites for 2,500 new homes within existing towns and villages in the Borough, as well as policies on the green belt, employment, retail, open spaces, and nature conservation.

Housing Growth in Bingham

12 October 2017

1,050 new homes in Bingham are a step closer now Rushcliffe has received an application from Barratt Homes for the first 317 homes.

Rushcliffe achieves further success in asset investments

4 October 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 20,000 square feet of prime industrial estate in Coalville, Leicestershire. The building is already tenanted and the Council is looking forward to developing a long term relationship with the occupier providing a local business with stability and security, and the Council with a much needed income stream.

Death of Past Rushcliffe Mayor, David Bell

25 September 2017

Councillors and staff are saddened by the news that past Mayor and longstanding Councillor David Bell passed away this weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

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.

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. 

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