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West Bridgford Recycling Centre’s online booking system back up and running

The system failed last week and residents were allowed on site without a booking.The online booking system for the Rushcliffe Recycling Centre on Rugby Road has been down since late last week.It is...

Does anyone remember Hooley’s Garage in West Bridgford in the 70s – a rally car and a real lion?

A resident who left the area is researching and looking for photos and memories of this time.The car dealership, possible Bristol Street Motors would have been where the ( now closed ) Carphone Warehouse...

Ruth Edwards congratulates the winners of her Christmas card competition

In November Ruth Edwards MP launched a competition encouraging children from across Rushcliffe to design her Christmas card. After receiving hundreds of brilliant entries from primary school children she managed to narrow the entries down to...

Two Rushcliffe men among four jailed for organised crime drugs offences

A gun and more than £24,000 worth of drugs and cash taken out of the hands of organised criminals has led to four men facing a total of 34 years in prison.Gareth Wrenn, 27, of...

Male Yorkshire terrier cross found in West Bridgford on Saturday – can you help?

This little dog was found in West Bridgford.Rushcliffe Borough Council said:'This male Yorkshire Terrier cross was found in West Bridgford on Saturday, December 19.Please share so we can find his owners'Call RBC on...

Covid: What’s the situation in your local area? Cases rates and seven-day figures for every Nottinghamshire neighbourhood

Case rates and seven-day rolling rates to 15 December. Thee data is reported for Lower Tier Local Authorities (LTLA) and Middle layer Super Output Areas (MSOA).See how the pandemic is spreading across Nottinghamshire.Seven–day rates are...

Winners and nominees praised at the Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards

The winners and shortlisted nominees of this year’s Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards have been praised for their contribution to life in the Borough. Residents, groups and community heroes took their place in a virtual showcase of the...

Arrests in Nottingham and Cropwell Bishop in major police operation to tackle car key burglaries

A major police operation relating to a series of car key burglaries in Nottinghamshire saw officers swooping at five addresses yesterday morning resulting in four arrests.Four warrants were executed around the Oxclose Lane area of...

Police in Rushcliffe want you to tell them which roads need speed checks

Operation Reacher will be carrying out patrols to tackle speeding motorists across the borough next week.Now is a chance to have your say on how police use resources to keep us safe.Police in Rushcliffe...

Operation tackles overnight crime increase in Rushcliffe villages

Officers have made four arrests, recovered £150,000 worth of machinery and seized seven stolen vehicles as part of a cross-border rural crime operation.The proactive operation is aimed at cracking down on criminals who travel between...

Kendal Court: Lady Bay canalside apartment block refused by council AGAIN

Plans for the canalside development have been refused again. Revised plans submitted in May 2020 for the twice-refused apartment block in Lady Bay have been refused again.In summary, Rushcliffe Borough Council's planning committee refused the revised...

Pictures: Tollerton Primary School ‘reverse advent’ for The Friary

As children across the country have been eagerly opening their advent calendars, pupils attending Tollerton Primary School have been celebrating advent differently, in fact in reverse!Every child in each of the seven classes was asked...

Pictures: South Wilford CE Primary School Charity Santa Run!

All children at South Wilford CE Primary School dressed as Santa for charity.A spokesperson for the school said:'Every single child in the school dressed up this afternoon and ran around the entire school perimeter (with...

M&S West Bridgford: Christmas opening times – shoppers encouraged to shop alone where possible

M&S Food Hall in West Bridgford is encouraging people to shop alone where possible.A spokesperson for the West Bridgford Food Hall said:'Due to the limited capacity we have in store, we are encouraging everyone to...

Road collision causes delays in West Bridgford

There are delays while emergency services clear the road. Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 10.45 today (17 December) to a report of a collision between two cars in Loughborough Road at Nottingham...

Man jailed after £200,000 cannabis grows found in Edwalton and more in West Bridgford

Police quickly stopped a cannabis producer in his tracks after he tried to run away from them.Officers were carrying out follow-up enquiries at an address in Wood View, Edwalton, after the discoveries of other cannabis...

11-year-old West Bridgford boy joins in Christmas message from emergency services chaplains

The chaplains from three of Nottinghamshire’s emergency services are sharing a message of hope this Christmas.Nottinghamshire Police, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and East Midlands Ambulance Service normally hold an annual carol service at Southwell...

Arrests after drug raids in West Bridgford and Nottingham

A county-wide clamp-down on drug-related criminal activity has led to the arrest of four people.Warrants executed at addresses in Gedling, Bulwell, Arnold and West Bridgford this morning, were part of a number of investigations into...

Rushcliffe Borough Council set to sign lease with a Community Group to operate and manage Lutterell Hall.

The currently unnamed Community Group plan to take over the running of the Hall from April 2021, with Rushcliffe (RBC) continuing to own and be responsible for the Hall maintenance.Since the announcement, in June...

Manvers Road West Bridgford to close for almost a month for gas mains works

Manvers Road in West Bridgford will close for its entire length.The work is planned for 4 January, 2021 8 am until 29th January, 2021 at 6 pm.Manvers Road will close for its entire...

Construction firm officially completes Edwalton Aldi store

Constriuction firm Stepnell has delivered a new £2.2 million scheme for global, budget supermarket chain Aldi in the East Midlands.The new 1,315 sq. metre retail store, located in Edwalton, Nottingham, is the second Aldi store that Stepnell...

Christmas cards bring joy to all ages in Ruddington and West Bridgford care homes

After a difficult year, the teams at New Care’s Ruddington Manor Care Centre and The Grand Care Centre, located in Wilford and West Bridgford respectively, decided to bring joy to its residents in the form...

Rushcliffe businesses reminded to only operate as takeaways if in Tier 3 during Christmas period

Hospitality businesses in Nottinghamshire are being reminded they can still only operate as takeaways during the Christmas bubble period of December 23-27 should central government decide the County stays in Tier 3 restrictions later this...

Modern nativity scene created outside St Luke’s Church in West Bridgford

The vicar of St Luke's Mark Fraser wanted to create a modern outdoor nativity that all people could relate to – which particularly highlighted the message that Jesus Christ is with us today. The modern equivalent...

Rushcliffe Rotary Club helps Cotgrave foodbank with ‘Elfy’ meals

Rushcliffe Rotary Club has stepped up to the plate to help the award-winning Cotgrave Community Kitchen ensure that no-one in the community goes hungry this winter.Through Rotary4foodbanks, the Rushcliffe club has made donations totalling £1500...

Three keyless Mercedes stolen in West Bridgford

Please be aware that the West Bridgford area has been subject to high-end keyless Mercedes vehicles being stolen overnight from driveways, with three vehicles stolen in the last two months.Police said:'It is believed that offenders...

Arrest after burglar smashes his way into Edwalton home with a hammer

Detectives investigating a burglary during which an offender smashed his way into a home with a hammer have made an arrest.The incident took place shortly after 8.20pm on Thursday 3 December at an address in...

Arrest on suspicion of drink-driving in West Bridgford as crackdown continues

Two drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a number of stop checks during Nottinghamshire's road safety campaign.The enforcement activity has been taking place at different locations throughout the county including overnight.It resulted...

13-year-old arrested after alleged knifepoint robbery in West Bridgford

Police investigating an alleged robbery have arrested a suspect.The incident took place in Crompton Acres, West Bridgford, shortly after 4.30pm on Monday 30 November, when an offender threatened to stab his teenage victim unless he...

Guide to some of the Christmas bargains at Nottingham’s Victoria Centre

It’s not long until Christmas, with all non-essential stores now open following the government's four-week lockdown. With new research from shopping specialist Springboard showing 64% of people are planning to spend less this Christmas, we took...

West Bridgford library to reopen sooner than expected

Essential maintenance has been completed ahead of schedule.Inspire Libraries said:'The library in West Bridgford will reopen on Tuesday 15 December at 12 noon.'Until then click and collect is available at Keyworth, Beeston and Bingham.''Access...

The Fruit Basket website makes shopping local even easier this Christmas!

Christmas food shopping can be stressful at the best of times, but this year may prove even more so!When a visit to the supermarket is now a bit of an ordeal and getting a...

Covid: Where to get tested across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

There are now a number of ways to access a Covid-19 test across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.If you have symptoms of coronavirus which are any of: a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss...

Person dies after incident near to Nottingham Station

A person has died in Nottingham after an incident near Nottingham Railway Station.British Transport Police said officers were called at 1pm on Wednesday ( 9 December ) to reports of an injured person outside the...

Crime Prevention and Bike Marking event in West Bridgford

Neighbourhood Police teams will be giving out crime prevention advice and will be offering bike marking.Thursday 10th December 2020, between 5:30pm – 7pm at the large car park opposite the main Co-Op Store, Bridgford Road.The...

Vital Tier 3 grants announced for Rushcliffe businesses

Rushcliffe Borough Council has now outlined its plans to ensure vital central government grants reach businesses affected by the current Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Eligible businesses can now apply for the funding atwww.rushcliffe.gov.uk/businesscoronavirus that is over...

West Bridgford creative agency helps local charity rebrand

West Bridgford-based creative agency, The Dairy, has recently played a central role in helping local charity Notts County Foundation launch its new name and brand identity. The Nottingham-based sports charity, previously operating under the name Notts...

Pictures: Incredible Lady Bay ‘Winter Windows’ display for school fundraising

Lady Bay School Association is Parent Teacher Association organised the event, over 120 homes decorated their windows for winter.Lady Bay School Association is Parent Teacher Association (PTA) that raises vital funds to provide Lady...

Police report anti-social behaviour involving motorcycles in Bingham

Nottinghamshire Police have received several reports of ASB in Bingham.Police say that incident reported have been along Fairfield Street and the alleyway between Fairfield Street and Eaton Place car park.Motorcyclists have been seen riding through...