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Planning approved at Edwalton Park development

National housebuilder Bloor Homes has confirmed that its planning has been approved for a second phase at its Edwalton Park development.Since its launch, the Nottingham development has proven to be extremely popular with buyers, with...

Machete and stun gun found in a car in West Bridgford

Police found a machete and a stun gun disguised as a torch after stopping a car when they had suspicions about the driver.Eagle-eyed officers spotted that a man was driving even though the vehicle was...

Council connects the Friary with surplus COVID-19 food for vulnerable people

Rushcliffe Borough Council has connected local charity the Friary with surplus COVID-19 food boxes which will now be distributed to vulnerable people using their services.In April, the charity’s Chief Executive Ben Talbot safely collected over...

New Rushcliffe Crematorium proposals to be discussed at Council cabinet meeting

Rushcliffe Crematorium - Recommendations for a new crematorium based at Stragglethorpe near Cotgrave and operated by Rushcliffe Borough Council are set to be discussed by its Cabinet. Rushcliffe Crematorium A planning application for the site was approved...

Trent Bridge International Cricket cancelled for 2020

Trent Bridge International Cricket - It has today been confirmed that Trent Bridge’s scheduled international matches this summer will no longer take place at the venue. Trent Bridge International Cricket The home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club...

Valley Road West Bridgford to close for two weeks

Carriageway resurfacing work is taking place.The closure area is Valley Road, between its junctions with Melton Rd and Alford Rd.It's from 08.00 hours Monday 27th July 2020 until 17.00 hours Friday 7th August 2020.Work...

Ruth Edwards MP pulls the first pint to celebrate Rushcliffe pubs reopening

Following the relaxation of the lockdown rules, local MP Ruth Edwards went to show her support for local pubs by pulling the first pint for the first customer at the Nevile Arms in Kinoulton. This...

Two Transit vans stolen in West Bridgford

Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following two reports of two vans being stolen in the West Bridgford area.Officers are keen to speak this man (pictured) in connection with both incidents.The first incident happened...

Cotgrave man returns from holiday to find police discovered his cannabis set-up

A man came back from holiday with a bump when he discovered his flat had broken into - which led police to discover his mini cannabis farm.Police were called to a report of a break-in...

Guide to West Bridgford bars and restaurants reopening from 4 July – and how to book

Guide to West Bridgford bars and restaurants  - West Bridgford's bars and restaurants are beginning to open again after three months of lockdown in the town.At lunchtime today 4 July 2020 many of the...

Large police presence expected as West Bridgford bars reopen

Many of the pubs and restaurants will be opening this weekend across Rushcliffe and council officers will be working with police locally to ensure people are able to enjoy themselves safely.Nottinghamshire Police force is working...

Rushcliffe play parks reopen today with safety rules in place

All Rushcliffe Borough Council managed play areas are now open in line with central government advice with all users asked to be responsible and play their part by following a few key rules at each...

Carpet Image in West Bridgford to close after 23 years in the town – but the business continues

Owners Darren and Paul announced the closure of the store and the remodelling of the business.To our dear & valued customers, It is with a heavy heart that we have to inform you Carpet...

West Bridgford Wire Property Market Update Summer 2020

West Bridgford Wire Property Market Update Summer 2020 - West Bridgford Property expert Dan Gooding talks about the post-lockdown market and what to expect in the near future. West Bridgford Wire Property Market Update Summer...

Council issues advice and FAQs for visitors to West Bridgford ahead of 4 July bar openings

Council issues advice and FAQs for visitors to West Bridgford - Residents and visitors should familiarise themselves with further advice on the do's and don'ts when visiting businesses in line with these new rules.They...

Cllr Sue Mallender elected new Mayor of Rushcliffe

The new Mayor of Rushcliffe, Cllr Sue Mallender, has said she is “delighted” to have been elected to office for the forthcoming 12 months and aims to conduct the role in a carbon neutral and...

West Bridgford drug raid among four across the county this morning

Officers from a number of policing teams executed four drug warrants across the county this morning.The force's Neighbourhood Support Unit, Gedling Operation Reacher Team, Dog section and local Neighbourhood Policing Team conducted warrants in St...

Flower displays welcome back customers and businesses to Central Avenue

Flower displays from Streetwise are welcoming back business owners and customers on Central Avenue in West Bridgford as residents, visitors and the local economy adapts to the new normal.The dozens of pink, yellow, purple and...

West Bridgford business Intoware gives back with ‘Contribute Fest 2020’

West Bridgford-based workflow automation specialist, Intoware has launched ‘Contribute Fest 2020’ to encourage its employees to spend time during lockdown ‘giving back’ by creating open source projects and sharing new ideas with software developers around...

Compton Acres resurfacing work restarts this week

Works will be taking place on Compton Acres in West Bridgford over the next two weeks to complete the resurfacing of the road which was halted by the A52 Clifton Bridge repairs.The road will be...

Ruth Edwards MP welcomes new investments in Rushcliffe schools

Ruth Edwards MP has welcomed the announcement that schools in Rushcliffe will benefit from additional funding to improve school facilities.In the proposals, Rushcliffe has been allocated its share of a £434 million investment to expand...

Travellers move from site to site in West Bridgford

The travellers that arrived yesterday have moved to another site in the town.We reported yesterday that several vehicles had arrived on a playing field owned by Rushcliffe Borough Council opposite Greythorn Primary School. Rushcliffe neighbourhood...

West Bridgford Recycling Centre: Traffic holding area reinstated after gridlock complaints

Vehicles are held in the waiting area and called off on a one-in-one-out basis.Residents local to the site had complained about traffic gridlock and safety concerns as vehicles queued on Rugby Road to access...

Plain-clothes police patrols and stop and search in West Bridgford

Nottinghamshire Police officers continued their proactive investigation work on Operation Alaska this weekend, charging a man with drink driving, arresting a man with possession of a large quantity of drugs and seizing a vehicle with...

Rushcliffe car parking charges resume today – Use Ring Go as the easy and cashless way to pay to park

Residents and visitors parking in Rushcliffe’s car parks can use Ring Go parking as the easy and cashless way to park as town and village centres adapt to the new normal. With all sites resuming...

Arrests over alleged drug supply offences in Compton Acres West Bridgford

On Friday and Saturday evenings 25th and 26th June West Bridgford neighbourhood policing team supported by roads policing units and local response team conducted further Operation Alaska patrols.Amongst the enforcement carried out a...

Police dispersal order in operation in Lady Bay after ‘alcohol-related ASB’

A dispersal order under Anti-social Behaviour legislation has been authorised following numerous incidents reported in the Lady Bay area of alcohol-related ASB. Police said:'Large numbers of teenagers and young adults have been congregating into the...

Young West Bridgford author publishes her first book

A 21-year-old student from West Bridgford has recently had her debut novel published.Daisy Oldershaw attended the West Bridgford School Sixth Form when she began writing ‘The Lonely Planet’ at the age of 17. She...

West Bridgford FC appoint Chris Galley as new manager

West Bridgford FC is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Galley as its new manager. Mr. Galley joins West Bridgford FC after previous spells in management at Nottinghamshire sides Arnold Town and Real United. ...

Police concerned for safety of missing West Bridgford boy

Have you seen Abdi Kadir-Ali?Officers are concerned for his safety after he was reported missing from the West Bridgford area on 24th June 2020.Abdi is described as 5ft 4ins, with short dreadlocks.He was...

Pictures: Extra security staff monitor Bridgfield and Bridgford Park today

After today's announcement by Rushcliffe Borough Council, security patrols and access measures are in place in the town's open spaces.As temperatures reached over 30 degrees C this afternoon many people arrived in the parks...

Young West Bridgford girl requires urgent donor – can you help?

For many people with blood cancer, a stem cell donor is their best chance of survival. However, finding a matching blood stem cell donor is not easy. Amy’s storyAmy’s story comes at a time when new donors...

UK’s best gelato hits West Bridgford this weekend

The UK's leading makers of artisan Italian gelato, Gelato Village, will be bringing a pop up cabinet to No 8 Delicatessen in West Bridgford this weekend.Gelato Village is passionate about producing all-natural gelato using the...

Extension for Rushcliffe planning applications due to expire during COVID-19 restrictions

Central government have confirmed planning application’s expiry dates in Rushcliffe will be extended to April 1 next year in line with national guidelines.The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government confirmed the new timeframes in place for...

West Bridgford Music Cafe combats social isolation with help of Reach Rushcliffe fund

A local charity that provides virtual music cafes to combat social isolation and loneliness is the latest group to receive vital funding from Reach Rushcliffe. Musicworks is receiving funds as part of Rushcliffe Borough Council’s initiative...

Increased enforcement patrols at Bridgford Park and Bridgfield

Increased enforcement patrols will continue at Bridgford Park and Bridgfield in West Bridgford to further reassure residents and visitors the open spaces can be enjoyed responsibly.Rushcliffe Borough Council has secured further enforcement support to...

Rushcliffe Cabinet disappointed at County Council decision to ‘not support Central Avenue businesses’

Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Cabinet has expressed its disappointment at Nottinghamshire County Council’s choice to not temporarily pedestrianise Central Avenue in West Bridgford and support businesses re-opening from July 4.The Council’s Executive has joined calls from...

Ruth Edwards MP’s Question to the Prime Minister thanks Rushcliffe voluntary organisations

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards raised a question to the Prime Minister today in the House of Commons.Ms Edwards asked for Boris Johnson to join her in paying tribute to the organisations that provided support...