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Bridgford Park littering: Council licensing compliance teams and police visit businesses – and extra toilets installed on Bridge Field

We reported a few days ago on the public outrage at large gatherings on Bridge Field, which was left strewn with waste from products purchased from local businesses, and retail packs of alcohol and food....

Rushcliffe business owners urged to apply for discretionary COVID-19 business grants

Rushcliffe Borough Council is now inviting applications from eligible business owners on the COVID-19 Discretionary Business Grants Scheme designed for those yet to receive central government financial support.This grant is aimed at small businesses who...

New bus service launches to serve Morrisons Gamston

Following the easing of Coronavirus lockdown measures, Nottingham Coaches has announced that its new Shoplink services will commence operation from 16th June 2020.To help Rushcliffe residents access the Morrisons store at Gamston, new routes...

Bridgford Park littering: Police and Environmental Health to spot-check licensed premises in West Bridgford

Residents and visitors to Rushcliffe parks and open spaces are being asked to make the right choice and bin their rubbish responsibly.Yesterday we reported on the high volumes of litter were left across Bridgford Park...

Rushcliffe Councillors present flowers to COVID-19 volunteers

Rushcliffe Councillors will present bouquets of flowers to volunteers across the Borough this week as a thank you for helping fellow residents during COVID-19 and reflect National Volunteer Week (June 1-7).Volunteers or groups across the...

West Bridgford Recycling Centre reopens with traffic control and safety measures

West Bridgford recycling centre - Vehicles are held in a waiting area and called off on a one-in-one-out basis. West Bridgford recycling centre West Bridgford's recycling centre reopened this morning at 8 am.Vehicles are held at...

High street businesses in Rushcliffe encouraged to get support for reopening

High street businesses are being encouraged to share their plans for welcoming customers back to their premises by Rushcliffe Borough Council to get support ahead of reopening, in line with new guidance from Central Government....

Video: West Bridgford residents’ outrage at ‘huge gatherings’ and litter in Bridgford Park

It's not just here - it's a scene being played out all across the parks in the UK after announcements on the easing of lockdowns were made.The video and images were taken at 7:30...

Pictures: West Bridgford Farmers Market opens today with safety measures in place

West Bridgford Farmers Market - The popular farmers' market on Central Avenue re-opened today with coronavirus safety measures.Today sees the reopening of West Bridgford Farmers Market after almost three months of lockdown measures because...

Rushcliffe MP bids for improved local rail services

Ruth Edwards MP will be submitting a bid to secure a share of Government funding to improve local rail services with the support of neighbouring MPs, Alicia Kearns and Gareth Davies.The Department for Transport’s £500...

Operation Alaska: Out on a drugs warrant in Cotgrave with Nottinghamshire Police neighbourhood teams

A West Bridgford Wire reporter accompanied Nottinghamshire Police Rushcliffe Neighbourhood Policing Teams yesterday as they carried out a search warrant under Operation Alaska in Cotgrave.The warrant, executed at a property on Whitelands in Cotgrave,...

Pictures – Bridgford Park: Increased police patrols to monitor littering and ‘open air toileting’

Residents have contacted The Wire reporting littering in Bridgford Park as lockdown rules are relaxed.Bridgford Parks public toilets are fully open.Drinks cans, packaging waste and even a shopping trolley can be seen strewn over Bridgford...

West Bridgford Recycle Centre reopening: Residents advised to only visit if absolutely necessary

Long delays and queues are likely to form as the centre reopens.Cllr Wheeler said: 'I am delighted the centre is reopening for the people who have essential waste they need to dispose of, however,...

Amended plans submitted for Kendal Court canalside apartments in West Bridgford

New plans have been submitted as the canalside apartment development idea continues for the fourth year.May 27, 2020: Plans for the demolition of the bungalow and erection of 10 dwellings with associated parking (revised...

William H Brown West Bridgford fully open under COVID-19 safety measures

William H Brown in West Bridgford has recently returned to action but under strict COVID-19 safety measures.Viewings and valuations have begun to take place and as the doors to the office are due to...

Carluccio’s restaurants saved in rescue deal – but not West Bridgford

Boparan Restaurant Group, which also owns Ed’s Easy Diner and Giraffe – has saved some restaurants and around 800 jobs in the deal which was managed by administrators FRP Advisory.1,019 Carluccio’s employees will be made...

Ruth Edwards MP backs the Future Fund to support Tech and Life Sciences industry in Rushcliffe

Ruth Edwards MP is pleased that the government has made an initial £250 million available for investment through the Future Fund scheme.Companies in Rushcliffe can now apply for a convertible loan of between £125,000...

Press For Attention PR heads to West Bridgford with office move

Nottingham PR agency Press For Attention PR has announced a move to a new base outside of the city in West Bridgford.Set up in 2008 by former business journalist and published author on PR Greg...

Motorist caught at 111mph on the A46 in Rushcliffe as force launches crackdown

Two drivers caught inside a week of each other speeding at more than 100 miles per hour on a dual carriageway, has sparked Nottinghamshire Police to urge people to “slow down to save lives”.A campaign...

West Bridgford restaurant fined for breaching licence regulations

A West Bridgford cafe restaurant has been fined after allegations of serving drinks inside the premises and on outside seating, prohibited during 'lockdown' restrictions.Residents had shared images of people drinking inside and outside the...

Rushcliffe pubs, cafés and restaurants reminded how to operate safely as takeaway businesses – no outside seating is allowed yet

Rushcliffe Borough Council is reminding food and drink business owners of how they can operate safely during COVID-19.In March, planning rules were changed by central government to allow restaurants, cafes and pubs to apply to...

West Bridgford neighbours in postcode lottery win

Five people in West Bridgford have received some good news today – they’ve each scooped a cash prize of £1,000 thanks to their lucky postcode. The St. Lukes Close neighbours landed the windfall when NG2...

West Bridgford Police reunite cyclist with stolen bike and give advice to residents

Police in West Bridgford have reminded people of the importance of properly recording the details of high-value items – after officers successfully helped to reunite a cyclist with his stolen bike.Officers were recently able to...

Warm Homes Hub launched to further 
improve energy efficiency in Rushcliffe

The Warm Homes Hub has been launched to help further improve the quality of heating and energy efficiency of households across Rushcliffe, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.Rushcliffe Borough Council is working with partners to ensure residents...

Rushcliffe: Car parks at open spaces, tennis courts and skate parks now open

Rushcliffe Borough Council have now safely reopened some car parks at open spaces, tennis courts and skate parks in the Borough.Risk assessments have been completed with its teams and third parties to ensure all can...

Edwalton Golf Course will safely re-open for play from Monday, May 18.

In line with central government advice, the main course and par three courses will re-open from 7 am to 7 pm, seven days a week in conjunction with course operators Glendale Golf.The extended opening times...

First day of lockdown easing in West Bridgford sees garden centres reopen

Garden Centres are among the few retail businesses allowed to open from 13 May.Despite the lockdown easing, it seems there was no huge rush to get out to garden centres in the local area...

Pictures: 141 cannabis plants discovered in West Bridgford drugs raid

Officers have executed a second warrant this month and seized another 141 cannabis grows in West Bridgford as part of a new operation to tackle drug crime in the area.The grows were found across three bedrooms...

Council to live stream virtual meetings on YouTube

Rushcliffe Borough Council will begin hosting virtual council meetings from Tuesday, May 12 in line with ongoing government social distancing advice.The authority’s Cabinet will be the first of the Council’s committees to meet...

Incredible pictures show inside £6m Rushcliffe mansion

The property in Normanton-on-the-Wolds is for sale.Brief details:Picturesque South Nottinghamshire Conservation village setting offering a quintessential village life, strategically located with direct communication links to major road, rail and airport routes. Refined principle period...

Reach Rushcliffe fund launched to tackle loneliness and isolation

Rushcliffe Borough Council has launched the Reach Rushcliffe fund, dedicated to supporting projects across the Borough that tackle loneliness and isolation.Being connected with other people matters for everyone’s health and COVID-19 has further highlighted...

93-year-old Harry Parkes leads VE Day 75 sing-a-long in Compton Acres

Cllr Gordon Wheeler connected Streetwise with famous local former Bevin Boy Harry Parkes to help assist a safe VE Day. The team have now tidied a grass area and hedges on a road in Cllr...

Pictures: West Bridgford homes decorated to celebrate VE Day 75

Lots of residents all over the town decorated their homes for VE Day 75th anniversary.Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, the Community Street Party originally planned in West Bridgford on Friday May 8...

Rushcliffe VE Day 75th anniversary: Find out here what towns and villages have planned

In May 2020, the UK marks the the end of WWII in Europe, a conflict which had an impact on millions of UK residents.If you are in West Bridgford and want to submit any pictures...

Ruth Edwards MP Spring Poster Competition Winners: Congratulations to Fabian, Imogen and Lydia!

Last month, Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards MP launched her annual ‘Spring Poster Competition’ with the theme of staying safe during the coronavirus pandemic.She called on primary school children across Rushcliffe to design a poster...

Changes to Rushcliffe Borough Council’s bin collection dates for the bank holiday

Because of the bank holiday weekend starting on May 8, Rushcliffe Borough Council has changed the dates of several bin collections.The changes begin from Saturday, May 2 and residents should place their bins out by...

Arrest after fight in a West Bridgford road

A man remains in custody after an incident in West Bridgford in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 2 May 2020).Police said:'We were called to reports of an altercation involving a group of men...

Pictures: Keyworkers’ children in West Bridgford make a rainbow from their hands!

The rainbow can be seen on the gates of St Edmund Campion school.A lady called us and described the rainbow as 'amazing' - in fact, many local residents around the Tewkesbury Close area in...

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards – Live Q&A on Facebook – Monday 4 May – submit your questions

On Monday 4th May at 4 pm Ruth Edwards MP be hosting a Live Q&A on her Facebook page where she'll be answering YOUR questions.You can submit your name, address and question, with the subject...