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Free Union jack flags available from Rushcliffe Customer Service centres

Householders across Rushcliffe can now celebrate the forthcoming Platinum Jubilee with two free biodegradable mini Union Jack flags available from Rushcliffe Borough Council Customer Service centres whilst stocks last!

 

Thousands of flags are now available to pick up to help residents wave and cheer on the celebrations across the four days from June 2-5.

 

They can add a further splash of British colour whether at home, at a community event or when visiting the Platinum Jubilee Street Party event in West Bridgford on Sunday June 5 from 11am to 4pm!

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The 100% biodegradable flags are able to be composted at home and two per household are available that can be collected during opening hours between now and Wednesday June 1 at:

  • Rushcliffe Customer Service Centre, Fountain Court, Gordon Road, West Bridgford, NG2 5LN

Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am-5pm, Fridays 8.30am-4.30pm 

  • Cotgrave Hub, Rivermead, Cotgrave, NG12 3UQ

Mondays 8.30am-5.30pm 

  • East Leake Library, Gotham Road, East Leake, LE12 6JG. 

Wednesdays 8.30am-12.30pm 

  • Bingham Medical Centre, Newgate Street, Bingham NG13 8FD

Thursdays 9.30am-5pm 

 

The Jubilee Street Party event takes place on Central Avenue in West Bridgford and to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70 years on the throne! 

 

In line with the national The Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday June 5 picnic benches will line the high street which will be closed to traffic, inviting families, groups and individuals to bring their own picnic or order food or drink from great local cafés and restaurants.

Event goers can also enjoy the event’s food stalls, barbecue and bar and an entertainment programme will give the crowds plenty to sing-a-long to and enjoy on the street, adjacent Croquet Lawn or mini stage, including:

  • DJ
  • Boston Jive Dancers
  • The Tuneless Choir
  • Tailcoat drummers
  • Comedy waiters
  • London Guards 
  • Juicy Titbits -The Gossips! 1950’s housewives’ humour
  • Punch and Judy
  • Comedy maypole
  • Morris dancers
  • Interactive crafts such as crown and flag making

 

All the latest on Jubilee events across Rushcliffe can be found at Updated: What plans are there in Rushcliffe for Queen’s Jubilee celebrations? that signposts residents to all the latest information on Jubilee community celebrations across its towns and villages, as and when details are available.

 

Anyone wishing to publicise an event on this page should email media@rushcliffe.gov.uk with details. 

Here is wider advice for residents on creating their own street party to celebrate, or to gain ideas and inspiration to join the national celebrations on Sunday June 5 and The Big Jubilee Lunch.



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