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Archive of news stories previously published on Rushcliffe's website over the last six months.

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.

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. 

Calling all vehicle owners

12 September 2017

During the past few months, many areas of Rushcliffe have been experiencing significant increases in vehicle crime – mainly interference with a vehicle and theft from a vehicle.  In some instances, windows are smashed to get into the vehicle, but in the majority of cases there is no evidence of a break in, suggesting the vehicle may have been left unsecure.  The vehicles most targeted are transit vans with work tools being the possible target.

Fly tipping Chef faces a fine

9 September 2017

A Castle Bytham Chef who dumped 7 bin liners full of food waste in a pub car park in the Borough has been fined £200 for fly tipping.

Crime update: ATM theft

11 August 2017

Officers investigating a cash machine ram raid are urging members of the public to be vigilant for suspicious activity.

Big plans announced for Bingham

24 July 2017

Following on from their meeting last week (20 July), the Bingham and Radcliffe on Trent Growth Board have announced ambitious plans for Bingham.

Event is show of support for Armed Forces in West Bridgford

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.

Celebrations as gorgeous Georgian landmark reopens

12 June 2017

Rushcliffe Borough Council is delighted to be officially unveiling the renovated Bridgford Hall this week.

30 day countdown for local transplant athlete

6 June 2017

Transplant Sport (TS) are delighted to be organizing Team Great Britain and NI, one of the largest teams that will be competing at the World Transplant Games in Malaga, starting on the 25th June 2017.

Simon Robinson selected as Rushcliffe's new leader

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. 

Changes at Rushcliffe Borough Council as Leader steps down

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.

Funding streams open for D2N2 Digital Growth Programme

13 April 2017

Organisations across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire can now apply for grants of up to £16,000 to improve their digital capabilities.

A grant scheme has been set up through the D2N2 Digital Growth Programme, which aims to help enterprises with growth aspirations to maximise their use of existing technology or explore and introduce new and emerging ICT products.

Candidates for County Council elections

4 April 2017

Candidates for the upcoming County County elections have been announced following the close of nominations.

Call for voters in Rushcliffe to register in time for May elections

27 March 2017

With local elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters in Rushcliffe are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May.

D2N2 Rural Means Business Matlock

15 March 2017

A second D2N2 ‘Rural Means Business Conference’ will take place on Tuesday 9 May in Matlock.

More history in the making as the Commonwealth flies high

7 March 2017

Rushcliffe is celebrating Commonwealth Day 2017 by raising a Commonwealth flag, along with over 950 other places across the Commonwealth. 

Grads4Nottm

22 February 2017

Do you have a business challenge you would like help solving? Would you like to understand how students and graduates can add value to your business? Would you like to raise your company’s profile at Nottingham Trent University?

Local Plan Consutation

17 February 2017

Council asks residents where housing should be built

 

Last year, Rushcliffe Borough Council asked what should be included in the second part of its Local Plan, including where new homes might be built. The Council is now asking residents further questions on where housing construction could happen.  

 

The main reason for this latest consultation is because extra land may potentially be needed for housing development within Rushcliffe. This could include identifying sites for new homes at a wider range of towns and villages than had previously been considered, including the villages of Cotgrave, Cropwell Bishop, East Bridgford, Gotham, Sutton Bonington and Tollerton.

Local Plan Consutation

17 February 2017

Council asks residents where housing should be built

 

Last year, Rushcliffe Borough Council asked what should be included in the second part of its Local Plan, including where new homes might be built. The Council is now asking residents further questions on where housing construction could happen.  

 

The main reason for this latest consultation is because extra land may potentially be needed for housing development within Rushcliffe. This could include identifying sites for new homes at a wider range of towns and villages than had previously been considered, including the villages of Cotgrave, Cropwell Bishop, East Bridgford, Gotham, Sutton Bonington and Tollerton.

Changes proposed to West Bridgford parking charges

14 February 2017

At its meeting tonight (14 February), a proposal will be put to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet for plans to introduce a more staggered charging structure for parking in West Bridgford.

Candidates and election agents briefing – Notts County Council elections

9 February 2017

Allen Graham, Chief Executive of Rushcliffe Borough Council, is holding a briefing for candidates and election agents for the upcoming Nottinghamshire County Council elections that will take place on 4 May.

Bingham language teacher makes history

6 February 2017

This week saw a French language teacher from Bingham, Jacqueline Arkley, honoured with the much acclaimed La Jolie Ronde Licensee of the Year Award. To top this, Jacqueline has also achieved 25 years offering her classes and is the longest standing La Jolie Ronde teacher in the company’s history.

Ruddington Parish Council by-election

19 January 2017

A valid request has been received by the Returning Officer for an election to take place to fill the vacancy to the Camelot Ward of Ruddington Parish Council.

Death of Borough Councillor, Cllr Martin Suthers

23 May 2016

Rushcliffe Borough Councillor, Cllr Martin Suthers, passed away over the weekend after a short illness.

Residents give life in Rushcliffe the thumbs up

24 March 2016

Results of a recent residents’ survey run by Rushcliffe Borough Council are in - and residents have said they really like life in Rushcliffe.

Rushcliffe Borough Council says ‘No to hate!’

24 December 2015

Rushcliffe Borough Council last week signed up to the Nottinghamshire ‘No to hate!’ pledge, a campaign that aims to tackle discrimination, prevent hate and promote diversity.

Radcliffe on Trent Park Home Site receives new flood defence kit

11 December 2015

Residents of Radcliffe on Trent Park Home Site have received essential flood protection equipment as part of a flood resilience grant scheme set up by Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Council asks residents where housing should be built

17 February 2017

Last year, Rushcliffe Borough Council asked what should be included in the second part of its Local Plan, including where new homes might be built. The Council is now asking residents further questions on where housing construction could happen.  

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.