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West Bridgford news. All the latest West Bridgford news including business, property, traffic and travel, lifestyle, schools and property. Nottingham video and photos. Find stories on Politics including local election and general election results. Crime including courts and appeals. A What’s On guide to all sorts of events across the West Bridgford, Nottingham and county areas. Plus lots of video content and live updating stories. Stories from city, county and borough councils in the ‘Politics‘ section. Schools, universities and related articles in ‘Education‘. Keep up to date with the latest issues and incidents on the roads in “Traffic and Travel‘.

 

Job vacancy: Steward at Welbeck Hall in West Bridgford

A full time vacancy has become available at Welbeck Hall in West Bridgford.Welbeck Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QWRole: Steward - reporting to the general manager• Supporting the General Manager in all his...

Job vacancy: Event Manager, The Carriage Hall, Plumtree

The Carriage Hall is looking for an experienced EVENT MANAGER to join our friendly team.Event Manager, The Carriage Hall, Plumtree.£30,000**Role starting Spring 2021**. Established in 2008, The Carriage Hall is a stunning wedding and events...

DELAYED DATA 5 March: 151 new Covid cases in Nottinghamshire areas over 24 hours – see your area’s cases

Covid: The latest situation on numbers of cases by Nottinghamshire local authority area.Yesterday's figures - to Friday 5 March show 151 new cases  ( previous day 166 ) new cases for Nottinghamshire in the last...

Rushcliffe Conservatives hope for an end to agreement that means new homes target has to be shared with city

The Conservative Group at Rushcliffe Borough Council last night put forward a motion asking the Government to end the ‘Duty to Co-operate’ agreement on House building.This agreement means that Rushcliffe local authority are legally...

Rushcliffe Labour disappointment at County Council’s ‘refusal to install pedestrian crossing’ on Musters Road

In December, a petition was submitted to Nottinghamshire County Council which asked the Council to install a pedestrian crossing on Musters Road, at the junction of George Road, close to St George’s medical centre.Rushcliffe Labour...

Government launches mandatory form for international travel to prevent illegal trips

Passengers travelling internationally from Monday 8 March 2021 will need to carry a new form that sets out their trip is permitted under the stay at home restrictions.The simple form must be downloaded, signed before...

Public Health Director’s message to Nottinghamshire residents over fears local NHS could be overwhelmed if lockdown rules are broken

Speakking at a media briefing today Jonathan Gribbin, Public Health Director for Nottinghamshire had this message for communities.Jonathan said:‘In Nottinghamshire County every area of the county has seen as reduction in rates – Ashfield...

Rushcliffe Mayor says, ‘Get your COVID-19 vaccine to further protect one another’

Rushcliffe Mayor Cllr Sue Mallender received her COVID-19 jab at Gamston Vaccination Centre from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue fireman Joe Wightman yesterday (March 4). He agreed to be seconded from his usual role to help the...

4 March NEW Covid Data Nottinghamshire: Seven-day case rates per 100,000 residents – see your area

The reports summarise information which is used to monitor cases of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nottingham.In the images see on the left a list of local authority areas - the area with the box filled...

West Bridgford football team raises over £1,000 for local homeless community after running over 1000km in January

Spearheaded by their manager, Gamston local Luke Maxted, West Bridgford Knights FC set themselves a target of running 750km in four weeks, with an aim of raising £750.Four weeks on, and the squad has quite...

Nottinghamshire authorities top the charts on vital COVID-19 funding

Nottinghamshire is topping the charts for distributing a vital stream of COVID-19 central government grants to local businesses, according to a new report.All eight local authorities in the County responsible for reaching out with the...

How will the Spring Budget 2021 impact the West Bridgford Property Market

Following Rishi Sunak’s spring budget announcement, the stamp duty holiday will now be extended to 30 June 2021 and a 5% mortgage scheme will be re-introduced next month.Dan Gooding of West Bridgford Estate, Rex Gooding...

Warning after ‘door knockers’ pretending to be from Rushcliffe council target Compton Acres and Gamston ‘selling insulation and welfare checks’ to residents

The incidents have been reported to trading standards, the council and the police.A Rushcliffe Borough Council spokesperson said: “The Council is aware of reports of individuals knocking on doors on February 27 in Compton...

Budget 2021: Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s FULL speech and budget detail

The Budget 2021 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 3 March 2021. Madam Deputy Speaker,A year ago, in my first Budget, I announced our initial response to coronavirus.What was originally thought to be...

Notts Police ‘Specials’ can become full-time police officers by summer under new scheme

Volunteer cops are being offered the opportunity of a life time to turn their dream job into reality in double quick time.Nottinghamshire Police is urging any current special police constable who wants to convert to...

East Midlands Freeport ‘will drive jobs and investment in the region’, says Chamber

East Midlands Chamber chief Scott Knowles comments on today's announcement confirming East Midlands Freeport.Commenting on Wednesday’s (3 March) confirmation that one of eight freeports in the UK will be established at East Midlands Airport,...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak names East Midlands as one of eight new Freeports in Spring Budget

The East Midlands received a major economic boost today with the government's announcement that it will be one of eight new Freeports in England, creating an estimated 60,000 new skilled jobs for the region.Today's news...

Rushcliffe could become home to UK’s first fusion reactor – a safe fuel that requires temperatures 10 times hotter than the sun

Fusion offers a virtually limitless source of clean electricity by copying the processes that power the sun. Fusion reactor The UK's first fusion reactor could be built on the site of Ratcliffe on Soar coal power station...

Nottinghamshire recycling centres open for longer hours in March

Residents can access waste and recycling centres in the county for longer hours in March.The Nottinghamshire Recycling Centres accept a wide range of household waste for recycling; including textiles, glass bottles and jars, wood,...

Potential site for new community centre at Edwalton development indicated on plans

A possible new location for a community building in Edwalton has now been suggested as part of the latest planning application at Sharphill.The possible access road for a community building has been referenced on plans...

90% of Nottinghamshire parents offered preferred secondary school place for September 2021

National Offer Day, Monday 1 March, saw parents across the country find out which secondary school their child has been allocated.This year 90.1% of Nottinghamshire children have been offered their parents’ first preference secondary school...

Friary Winter Appeal still open for donations – you still have time to make a difference.

Nobody wants to be on the streets at this time of year Help the Friary help the homeless. https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/friarywinterappeal2020Our mental health is being challenged for so many reasons during the pandemic and thanks to support from...

Burglar breaks into West Bridgford home while victim is sleeping upstairs

Police are seeking the public's help after a burglar broke into a West Bridgford home while the victim was sleeping upstairs.The victim, a man aged in his 50s, was awoken by a loud noise coming...

Saplings cut down and other damage by vandals to woodland in Radcliffe on Trent

Police in Rushcliffe say they are receiving reports of damage to Dewberry Hill woods in Radcliffe, similar incidents occurred in August last year.In August 2020, Nottinghamshire Police reported damage to woodland in Dewberry Hill woods, Radcliffe...

New data show vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in adults 70 years old and over

New data show both Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines significantly reduce severe COVID-19 in older adults.Today Public Health England (PHE) has submitted a pre-print of a real-world study that shows that both the Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca...

Rushcliffe MP congratulates West Bridgford home care service on vaccination efforts

Ruth Edwards MP has recognised the rapid roll out of Covid-19 vaccinations at Carefound Home Care in West Bridgford.Carefound Home Care in West Bridgford provides hourly visiting care to local older people in their own...

Census 2021 Information event for Rushcliffe residents on Tuesday 2 March

The Census is here! Households across Rushcliffe will soon be receiving their invitations to complete the once-in-a-decade questionnaire. If you would like to know more about the Census ahead of completing your questionnaire, the Census Engagement...

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards February 2021 column

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards writes her monthly update for February 2021. Ruth Edwards MP writes:As we emerge from what seems like a very long winter, I am reminded of the words of Emily Dickinson:‘A light exists in...

Reach Rushcliffe funding helps Bingham community group go digital

A community group in Bingham has received vital funding from Reach Rushcliffe to help expand their meetings and hold digital get-togethers to keep their members engaged. Bingham u3a has received funds to assist with their campaign...

See Nottinghamshire Covid vaccination progress by age group after ‘record-breaking’ week

The latest vaccination figures released this week show health workers have administered record breaking doses of vaccines in a single week in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.The latest vaccination figures released this week show that 54,136 doses...

Council reminds play park and country park users to be safe ahead of Spring weather

Residents visiting Rushcliffe Borough Council owned parks, open spaces and play areas are being reminded to follow some simple steps to ensure they enjoy a safe trip with their household. As spring weather arrives, it is...

The Parlour West Bridgford now delivers cocktails, gins and lagers to your door! – see full menu

The Parlour West Bridgford is relaunching its ever-popular cocktails, in house infused Gins and Draught Lager delivery service.The Parlour’s Mixologists will be hand crafting drinks that can now be enjoyed within the comfort of your...

Covid: Rushcliffe seven-day rolling infection rate and number of cases in last week lowest in Nottinghamshire for third day

Figures released up to 22 February show the figures for Rushcliffe are the lowest in Nottingham for this measure.The latest data shows that the seven-day rolling infection rate per 100,000 residents in Rushcliffe stands at...

Pictures: Snowdrops in full bloom and early signs of Spring at Holme Pierrepont Hall gardens – open now

Snowdrops and Hellebores have burst into flower amid signs of Spring at Holme Pierrepont Hall. The gardens are now open to the public daily (except Saturdays) - for exercise during lockdown. Snowdrops and signs of Spring...

Council employees help West Bridgford resident celebrate 108th birthday

Employees from Rushcliffe Borough Council have banded together to help a resident from West Bridgford celebrate her incredible 108th birthday during COVID-19.The members of the staff singing group at the authority first met Jeanie Richardson...

Edwalton volunteer receives award from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, for her work with Sewa Day Nottingham

A social worker and mother-of-two who has co-ordinated the delivery of 25,000 meals to people in Nottingham in response to the pandemic has today received Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s daily Points of Light award. Hetvi Parekh,...

Resident’s appeal after campervan containing their ‘whole life’ stolen from East Bridgford

Residents in East Bridgford are appealing for any information after a campervan was stolen.The incident happened on 24 February, 2021.The grey Ford Custom camper van was stolen from East Bridgford on 24th February at...

New Spring energy boost programme for women launches in West Bridgford

West Bridgford women Maria Hastings, yoga and mindfulness teacher, and Anita Jones, personal trainer, have combined their expertise to design a new Saturday morning online exercise programme.It’s specifically for anyone new to training or...

Local survey launched after national spate of dog thefts

Dog owners are being urged to be vigilant following high-profile incidents of dog thefts nationally where it is believed criminals are exploiting the huge hike in prices and demand for puppies during the coronavirus restrictions.This...

Police warning after teenagers’ actions lead to full-scale emergency response at Holme Pierrepont

Nottinghamshire Police has issued a plea to stay out the water following a report of teenagers in a canoe in Holme Pierrepont last night.A large scale response from emergency services quickly attended the scene...