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Homes England signs deal to build 3,000 homes in Rushcliffe

The government’s housing accelerator has today announced a deal unlocking 3,000 homes in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, to support the delivery of much needed new housing in the area.Homes England has acquired 250 acres of the 605...

NG seals pre-let deal at Edwalton’s new multimillion-pound Grade A office scheme

Commercial property specialists NG Chartered Surveyors have brokered the first pre-let deal at one of Nottingham's most prestigious new office developments.Private banking and wealth management company Brown Shipley have signed a lease to take Unit...

Arrest after stolen car rams police vehicle and is recovered in Ruddington

A 27-year-old man has been arrested by Nottinghamshire police officers today in connection with a series of car key burglaries and vehicle thefts.The incidents include the theft of a Transit van, which was taken following...

West Bridgford Fire Station charity car wash

Every year hundreds of fire stations across the UK compete against each other to wash as many cars as possible and raise as much money as possible for The Fire Fighters Charity.West Bridgford is taking...

Three-year ban for drink driver caught on Melton Road West Bridgford

A hairdresser has closed her mobile business after her car was seen "weaving in and out of road markings" in West Bridgford. Michelle Walker, 33, was followed by police officers and failed a breath test, leading...

Resident litter pickers collect 21 bags of rubbish in West Bridgford

The team of volunteers also picked up an old bike!Volunteers spent an hour of their free time in Compton Acres, West Bridgford today - to try to clean the area up.The litter pick yielded 21...

Van stolen from Holme Road in West Bridgford

Police are looking for two suspects after a panel van was stolen in West Bridgford.At around 12:54 pm hours on 4th May a white Renault van was stolen from an address in Holme Road.Two...

Pictures: Pedals Nottingham protest against cycle barriers in West Bridgford

All kinds of people on all kinds of bikes gathered to protest against three new cycle barriers planned for the tramside path between Wilford Lane and Compton Acres in West BridgfordThe protest, organised by Pedals,...

Power tools stolen from NINE vans in West Bridgford and Cotgrave overnight

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after swiftly responding to reports of a number of thefts from vans in West Bridgford and Cotgrave overnight.Police received nine reports of thefts believed to happened between midnight...

Power failure hits properties in Edwalton

Around 80 properties in the NG12 postcode are without power.Western Power says that the fault is a Low Voltage incident, these incidents tend to be smaller, more localised and could be why some of your...

Fundraising pages for Great Central Railway Ruddington – donate here

Great Central Railway says that project has been overwhelmed by support since the sad news of the vandal attack on the railway that broke yesterday on The Wire.The page is here - Virgin Money...

Specsavers West Bridgford reveals the best ways to tackle hay fever

Most of us welcome the arrival of spring but the warmer weather often heralds the start of symptoms such as sneezing, headaches and itchy, red or watery eyes for hay fever sufferers.That is why...

Ruddington rail vandalism: ‘Completely soul-destroying to see years of effort destroyed’ says director

Phil Stanway, Director & Company Secretary of Great Central Railway Nottingham says that the team have gone through a whole range of emotions after vandals caused £80,000 damage to heritage trains at the site. Director Phil...

West Bridgford development hits a spell of trouble!

Bridg(e)ford Point - the new development on the corner of Scarrington Road and Lady Bay Bridge - probably needs the signwriters to come back.Residentes spotted the sigen - which they say, repeates itself over...

Bus service delays during West Bridgford St George’s Day Parade

The Rushcliffe Scout Association holds its annual St. Georges Day Parade in West Bridgford on Sunday 28th April 2019.The parade will proceed along with parts of Bridgford Road and Central Avenue which will affect Green...

West Bridgford and Clifton students captain East Mids team at national sporting final

Two Nottingham College Sport students are captaining the East Midlands team at the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport National Championships this weekend (26-28 April). Alex Fray from West Bridgford, and Jessica Widdowson from Clifton, are...

Huge police presence seen at West Bridgford pub

Eight police cars and around 30 officers descended on The Wolds pub in Loughborough Road early today ( 25th April ).The officers were spotted at around 5:30 am today by a resident near the scene.Nottinghamshire...

Man arrested in West Bridgford on suspicion of drug supply

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in Oak Tree Close, West Bridgford, today on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of control drugs.It follows further investigations after a 19-year-old man was arrested  on suspicion...

Warning after thefts from vehicles in several Rushcliffe locations

Overnight on Saturday 20th into Sunday 21st April 2019 there have been numerous thefts from vehicles in Cotgrave and Bingham. These were predominantly vans that were attacked and tools taken.Police said:‘Entry was gained by...

Video: West Bridgford resident’s CCTV shows theft of vehicle registration plates

A West Bridgford resident caught thieves on camera stealing number plates from vehicles.The incident took place on 21st April at 12:04 am in the Selby Road area of West Bridgford.A person can be seen...

Plumtree Cricket Club is looking for new members!

Plumtree Cricket Club are a well-established and the longest running women’s team in Nottinghamshire, and we are recruiting new players for the 2019 season!We have members of all levels and ages from beginners to...

Pictures: Grantham canal clean up day in Gamston

A group of hard working volunteers carried out an excellent clean-up of the Gamston Section of the Grantham Canal on the morning of Sunday 14th April.However, this wasn't one of the usual organised Grantham Canal Society (GCS) Task Days.Instead of...

Strictly’s Oti launches West Bridgford Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2019

TV’s favourite dance diva Oti Mabuse has high-kicked off the search for the UK’s proudest glasses wearers in West Bridgford – with a £10,000 cash prize up for grabs. The star of Strictly Come Dancing and...

Ruddington community group supports Great British Spring Clean

A Ruddington community group have supported the Great British Spring Clean with an organised litter pick this morning (Wednesday April 17), ably assisted by Streetwise. An eager bunch of volunteers from ‘Ruddington Mums’, which included many...

Rushcliffe shortlisted for Council of the Year

Rushcliffe Borough Council has been shortlisted for Council of the Year at the forthcoming prestigious Municipal Journal awards to be announced in London in June. The authority is the only district or borough council in the...

Trent Basin development shortlisted for national award

Trent Basin has proved that it continues to lead the way in architecture and innovation, after being shortlisted for another prestigious national award. The development, which forms part of the ground breaking regeneration of Nottingham’s Waterside,...

Masked men steal 50 mobiles from West Bridgford shop – police seek BMW used in raid

Police officers investigating a robbery in West Bridgford are seeking the public's help to trace a car which was involved in the incident.Two men wearing face coverings entered the Carphone Warehouse store in Loughborough Road...

Authentic Greek takeaway to open in West Bridgford

Rex Gooding Commercial are excited to have assisted in a lease assignment at 5 Radcliffe Road, which sees the previous, popular Crumbs Café being replaced by a brand new, authentic Greek takeaway.Eva’s Grill, aptly named...

Appeal after stolen car crashes into telegraph pole in Cotgrave

Police officers are appealing for witnesses and information after a stolen car crashed into a telegraph pole in Cotgrave.The collision, which involved a silver Ford Focus, happened in Stragglethorpe Road just after midnight on 31...

West Bridgford St George’s Day Parade 2019

Rushcliffe District Scouts will be holding their annual St George's Day Parade, this will take place on Sunday 28th April from 2.15 to 5pm.Several roads will be closed to traffic in West Bridgford (...

Trent Barton Easter bus service changes

Here are the changes to Trent Barton buses over the Easter weekend.Good Friday, Friday 19 April - normal Friday service including night buses until 3 am (zigzags & concessionary passes valid all day)Saturday 20 April -...

NCT Easter bus timetable and travel centre changes

Easter weekend (19-22 April 2019) changes to Nottingham City Transport bus services and opening hours of the Call Centre and Travel Centre.BusesGood Friday (19 April) - a Saturday timetable will operate, including NightBus. Navy 49/X...

Just Journey West Bridgford: Holiday destinations from East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport have recently announced several new routes for the summer season, and it got us at Just Journey thinking about the adventures you can experience that start with a flight from our local...

Planning permission for housing refused for Gotham site

A building which once housed the British Legion in Gotham will not now be used to build eight new houses.It had been hoped that the land, on Nottingham Road, would be used to create three...

Appeal after van with dog inside stolen from Davies Road West Bridgford

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a van was stolen from a property in West Bridgford.The grey Volkswagen Transporter van (as pictured), registration X11 XSP, was taken from Davies Road at 2.35pm yesterday...

Nottingham to East Coast Charity Walk in support of The Stroke Association

Team 88 is the brainchild of Roy Bond, a Magician from Nottingham, who aims to raise £4,000 for the Stroke Association by walking with fellow team members from Nottingham to Mablethorpe in April 2019.Roy was...

Man who stole bikes in West Bridgford absconds court

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Nottingham man who absconded from court shortly before being sentenced to 12 weeks in prison for stealing four bicycles. Magistrates were told that two of the...

Updated: A52 near Whatton closed in both directions – vehicle fire

The A52 is closed in both directions.AA Roadwatch reports:'Road closed and long queues due to truck fire on A52 Grantham Road both ways between Granby Lane and New Lane. Road closed since 08:20. Congestion tailbacks...

Residents start petition to ban HGVs on Wilford Lane

Members of the Compton Acres, Lutterell and Musters Local Area Group have recently been voicing growing concerns over the increasing traffic on Wilford Lane, which amounts to many thousands of vehicle movements every day.Worries have...

A West Bridgford cricket club to get new practice nets after £1,000 boost

A West Bridgford cricket club is on target to replace its practice nets following a donation from a Nottingham housebuilder. Ellerslie Cricket Club received £1,000 from the Persimmon Homes Nottingham’s Community Champions scheme. The family...