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Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards deadline extended

Residents and groups in Rushcliffe now have an extended opportunity to acknowledge their unsung community, business and health heroes in the Borough Council’s community accolades, the Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards, until Friday October 16. In conjunction with...

Leaked documents show Nottinghamshire county-wide lockdown measures by Wednesday

Leaked Government documents show new local restrictions are now not expected to be announced until Monday, October 12, coming into effect from Wednesday, October 14.All of the county, and city would go into ‘Level...

Bereavement service receives crucial funding from Reach Rushcliffe

A bereavement service that provides support to those who have been affected by family members passing away due to the COVID-19 pandemic has received vital funding from Reach Rushcliffe.Cruse Bereavement applied to the Rushcliffe Borough...

Nottinghamshire Councils urge people to follow stricter guidelines on COVID-19 and not mix indoors

County, district and borough councils are working together and have added their support to the City Council to urge people to follow stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of COVID-19. It follows a dramatic increase...

Pictures: Man wanted in connection with bank card theft at Sainsbury’s Keyworth

Do you recognise this man?Nottinghamshire Police officers would like to speak to this man who may be able to assist them with their enquiries with regards to the theft of a bank card and subsequent...

Local men complete West Bridgford to Skegness cycle ride for The Friary

Four local men rediscovered a passion for cycling during lockdown and not content with just personal gain in their fitness levels, they set their sights on helping others by raising money for local charity The...

West Bridgford family who toured Europe for a year return home!

We first met a family from West Bridgford who were embarking upon a year of adventure back in 2019, the plan was to tour Europe and Morocco in their vintage motorhome - well they're back...

Over 1,600 West Bridgford properties affected by power cut

The incident was reported to Western Power Distribution at 8:39 am on Saturday 3 October.Update: At 09:50 am affected postcodes reported as :NG2 7QX NG2 7QZ NG2 7RB NG2 7RD NG2 7RE NG2 7RF...

Brand New Luxury Spa opens in West Bridgford

This month, luxury skincare store and spa, Soothe, opened its new premises in West Bridgford. Soothe Luxury Skincare and Spa is an ambitious new skincare store and luxury treatment centre.Located on Melton Road, West Bridgford, Soothe’s...

West Bridgford’s Ala Turka launches Eat Out to Help Out for October

West Bridgford's authentic Turkish restaurant and takeaway has launched the offer for October.Al a Turka announced:'Due to very popular demand, we have decided to continue to offer Eat Out to Help Out discounts of 20%...

Case of coronavirus reported at a West Bridgford nursery

The case was reported at Grosvenor House Day Nursery on Melton Road.In a letter to parents and carers of children who had been in contact with the confirmed child sent on 1 October the...

Border Terrier found in Rushcliffe – can you help?

Rushcliffe Borough Council are appealing for the public's help to find the dog's owners.The Border Terrier was found in Sutton Bonington on  1 October.If you can help call Rushcliffe Borough Council - see below: 

Musters Road pedestrian crossing gets the go-ahead

Over 1000 people signed a petiton calling for the crossing, to allow pupils, parents, teachers and local residents to cross one of the busiest Road in West Bridgford safely, and this was presented on behalf...

Coronavirus: Couples reminded to check Notts wedding venue capacity numbers

Couples are reminded that the number of guests able to attend wedding and civil partnership ceremonies in Nottinghamshire is dependent on the venue’s capacity.The Government announced recently that the maximum number of people able to...

Appeal after elderly Rushcliffe man has late wife’s jewellery stolen

An elderly man has had his late wife's jewellery stolen when burglars targeted their home at the weekend.The man has been left devastated after the highly sentimental jewellery has been stolen in a reported targeted...

Keyworth lipreading expert launches brand new business

A Keyworth woman who’s had hearing loss her whole life is on a mission to help others – as Nottinghamshire’s only qualified and practising lipreading tutor.Helen Barrow, from Keyworth, has set up her business Lipreading.me.uk,...

Uchi West Bridgford launches Eat Out to Help Out October offer

Popular West Bridgford restaurant and takeaway Uchi on Gordon Road launches its own October offer.Staying Safe in our restaurants:Following the recent changes to the Covid-19 rules.Customers are now required to wear a face...

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards’ Monthly Column – September 2020

Ruth Edwards MP writes her September update for the local communities in Rushcliffe. In Westminster we’ve been debating the UK Internal Market Bill, which will ensure that businesses can continue to trade across our country as...

Nominate your community, volunteer or business hero for a Celebrating Rushcliffe Award

Residents and groups in Rushcliffe have just a few days left to acknowledge their unsung community, business and health heroes in the Borough Council’s community accolades, the Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards.In conjunction with media partner...

A West Bridgford school sends Year 10 students home after positive coronavirus test

The year group has been sent homer to self-isolate until 6 October.The Nottingham Emmanuel School advised parents in a letter sent today 30 September 2020.The letter said that following a positive coronavirus case in...

Ruddington first in the county to launch HelpMyStreet volunteering site

The south Nottinghamshire village of Ruddington is the first in the County to launch its own dedicated web portal on the national volunteer coordination site HelpMyStreet.This innovative move comes as the pressure to link...

West Bridgford bar fined £1000 as council reminds businesses to follow all covid guidelines and collect track and trace data

Rushcliffe Borough Council is reminding bar, restaurant and hospitality business owners to continue stringently following all central government guidelines to operate in a COVID secure environment including collecting customer details for track and trace purposes....

Jail for driver who drove into River Trent during police pursuit at Holme Pierrepont

A dangerous driver led police on a pursuit across a rugby pitch before driving into the River Trent.Daniel Galloway managed to get out of the car while it was in the water before being arrested...

Contactless Payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) buses are now accepting adult pay as you go contactless payments following an official launch by NCT, Nottingham City Council and system provider INIT. Ahead of today’s launch, over 600 customers have...

East Leake residents warned to be vigilant after spate of thefts overnight

Nottinghamshire Police have stepped up patrols and is urging the local community to remain vigilant after a series of thefts overnight.A house and two outbuildings were broken into, which saw a set of car keys...

New pedestrian crossing on Musters Road expected to be approved

A virtual meeting of Nottinghamshire County Council's Communities and Place Committee will be held on 1 October.The proposal is the provision of a zebra crossing outside Jesse Gray School.Musters Road is a single carriageway...

Ruth Edwards MP calls on residents to help make the case for Radcliffe rail improvements

Earlier this year Ruth Edwards MP submitted proposals to the Department for Transport which seeks to improve the train service at Radcliffe train station.Currently the trains are not frequent enough, and the service ends...

Updated: More Nottinghamshire schools confirm coronavirus cases

Over 30 schools across Nottinghamshire have confirmed coronavirus cases.Joseph Whitaker in RainworthTuxford Academy, NewarkScotholme Primary and Nursery School, Hyson GreenThe Chetwynd Primary Academy, TotonOur Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary School in BulwellSt Peter's Ruddington Chetwynd...

The Nottingham Emmanuel Sixth Form Open Evening – Thursday 1st October, 7pm

At The Nottingham Emmanuel Sixth Form our strong sense of community and high level of aspiration allow all students who study here to achieve their full potential.Smaller class sizes, a wealth of exciting enrichment opportunities...

No fines issued in Nottinghamshire to public or businesses over first weekend of 10pm ‘curfew’

Nottinghamshire Police has thanked members of the public and licensed premises for sticking to the rules this weekend with the new 10pm Covid curfew in force.High visibility patrols were deployed in the city centre and...

Man arrested and charged after burglary in Loughborough Road West Bridgford

A 35-year-old man appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court this morning charged with a burglary in West Bridgford.Jason Kelley of no fixed address, is charged with burglary in connection with an incident in Loughborough Road where...

New one-to-one and online Yoga classes launch in Nottinghamshire

A Nottinghamshire-based yoga instructor specialising in Ashtanga Yoga has launched new online classes via Zoom.A Nottingham woman has launched brand new Yoga lessons available online.The 60-minute online class, Vinyasa Flow is designed for beginners.All...

West Bridgford Property Market Update Autumn 2020

West Bridgford Wire Property Market Update Autumn 2020 – West Bridgford Property expert Dan Gooding talks about the stamp duty holiday and what to expect in the near future. West Bridgford Wire Property Market Update Autumn...

Rushcliffe Photographic Society Exhibition goes online

Rushcliffe Photographic Society normally hold their annual exhibition at the West Bridgford Library but due to the current COVID crisis this has not been possible.As an alternative there is a ‘virtual’ exhibition on their website...

New sports bar to open in West Bridgford

Nottingham Rugby is opening its doors to the public next weekend, as a brand-new Sports Bar is launched.The Marquee at The Bay will first open on Saturday 3rd October, with screens all around the venue,...

Pictures: Kind-hearted tradesmen build 30-foot scaffold to rescue Edwalton family’s cat stuck for two nights

An Edwalton family had a heart-warming morning when local tradesmen came to the rescue after their cat, Jack, had spent two nights stuck on a precarious branch in a neighbour's garden. Jack, the family’s beloved three-year-old...

Nottingham business donates 1,000 facemasks every week to a West Bridgford School

Nottingham-based online pharmacy UK Meds has agreed on a deal to donate 1,000 facemasks every week to the Becket School in West Bridgford.The agreement will ensure that students and staff have enough masks supplies to...

Bingham man charged with driving offences after collision with pedestrian and dog

A 38-year-old man is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court next month after being charged following a collision on Tuesday.Officers acted quickly to arrest two people in connection with a report of a crash...

Coronavirus: Latest list of mobile testing units across Nottinghamshire next week

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing.If you have symptoms of coronavirus including a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a...