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

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.

Wilford woman fined in fly-tipping crackdown

14 December 2016

A woman from Wilford has received a £200 fine after being reported to Rushcliffe Borough Council for fly-tipping.

Death of Past Rushcliffe Mayor, Eddie Fearon

2 September 2016

Councillors and staff are saddened by the news that past Mayor and longstanding Councillor James Edward “Eddie” Fearon passed away last night after a short illness. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this time.

Rushcliffe town centres get a boost

8 August 2016

It is undoubtedly a tough time to run an independent retail business in the borough, with aggressive marketing from supermarkets, internet shopping growing month on month and one of the best retail centres in the country, Nottingham, just minutes away, yet “there are still some great opportunities” claims retail expert Corin Birchall.

Gotham wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

27 May 2016

Today, Gotham Parish Council are delighted to announce that they are to receive a grant from The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to restore and refurbish the village Well House. The grant of £26,100 from the HLF will enable the village to restore the Well House, a Grade II listed building, built in 1862 by the then Earl Howe. Additional generous financial support has come from local organisations and individuals.

Top merit for food safety advice

26 May 2016

The Council is delighted to have won the top award (special merit) at the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) Regulatory Delivery Primary Authority awards.

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.

New Mastermind Mayor for Rushcliffe

20 May 2016

At its Annual Council Meeting last night (19 May), Councillor George Davidson was elected as Rushcliffe Borough Council’s new Mayor.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire Declared

6 May 2016

The new Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire is Labour candidate, Paddy Tipping.

Notts on top in race for faster broadband

4 May 2016

Superfast fibre broadband is now available for 95 per cent of homes and businesses in Nottinghamshire – a year ahead of the national target set by Government, it was revealed today (Wednesday 4 May 2016).

£4.5m fund to help people overcome barriers to employment

4 May 2016

People facing significant barriers to finding employment will receive tailored support to develop their work skills from a £4.5million programme, provided through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Self Build and Custom Build Register

1 April 2016

From 1 April, councils in England have to keep a register of everyone seeking land to build their own home or who want to have a house custom built for them.

Rushcliffe Health Partnership launches Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures Fund

31 March 2016

The Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures Fund has been provided by NHS Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group to support local initiatives that aim to improve health and reduce health inequalities for the residents of Rushcliffe.

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.

Fit for the future: LEPs and climate change good practice conference

21 March 2016

The Fit for the Future Conference, ran in partnership with the Environment Agency, brought together representatives from LEPs from all over the country to share good practice on climate change adaptation, mitigation and a low carbon economy and to gain support from key national bodies on this agenda.

Bridgford Hall gets a new lease of life

7 March 2016

The renovation of iconic Bridgford Hall in West Bridgford have begun.

2016/17 council tax

4 March 2016

The 2016/17 council tax charges were set last night and your council tax bill will be delivered to you shortly after 11 March 2016. For further details on what council tax pays for and to whom it is paid please click here.

Council asks residents where housing should be built

3 February 2016

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking residents to give their views on the second part of its Local Plan, which has details of where new homes might be built, Green Belt, employment land and open spaces.

East Leake Leisure Centre installs cutting edge equipment

20 January 2016

East Leake Leisure Centre has installed a suite of brand new fitness equipment to its gym and studio area.

Devolution details published for the first time as Government urged to seal the

5 January 2016

The "size of the prize" of devolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire has been set out publicly in detail for the first time, as the region's draft deal is published today (Tuesday 5 January 2016).

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.

West Bridgford is the ‘Talk of the Town’

16 December 2015

Think tank Demos demonstrated, in their recent report, that satellite towns such as West Bridgford can outperform major cities on quality of life issues such as health, education, employment and housing. They have just published their report called ‘Talk of the Town’.

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.

Have your say on a new Combined Authority for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

24 December 2014

The creation of a new Combined Authority for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has been recommended by the Leaders of the City Council, County Council and the seven local Borough and District councils, representing the biggest change to local government in a generation. 

Rushcliffe scores at Nottinghamshire Sports Awards

4 February 2016

The borough's clubs and athletes scored at the Nottinghamshire Sports Awards on 3 February as six of them won awards.

Musical celebration of Armed Forces Day returns THIS WEEKEND

20 June 2016

Proms in the Park, Rushcliffe Borough Council’s free musical celebration of Armed Forces Day returns to West Bridgford for its ninth year on Saturday 25 June.

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.  


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