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Walk-through COVID-19 testing site open at Rushcliffe Arena from December 4

A walk-through testing site for COVID-19 is due to start operating at Rushcliffe Arena in West Bridgford from today (Friday December 4).The site has been selected for a Local Testing Site (LTS) by local public health leaders...

Covid latest: 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...

Over 2,300 motorists caught by West Bridgford mobile speed cameras

Mobile speed cameras in Loughborough Road and Melton Road trapped hundreds of motorists over the past two years.A Freedom of Information request sent to Nottinghamshire Police by West Bridgford Wire shows figures for 2019...

Two men are due to appear in court charged with drug offences after police intercepted a car in the Tollerton area

As a result of good police teamwork, Rushcliffe officers were able to stop a suspicious car in Tollerton Lane on Tuesday afternoon. The car and occupants were then searched and a significant quantity of suspected class...

Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards 2020 part 2 live on YouTube at 7:30 pm

It's almost time! Tonight 2 December is the second virtual Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards evening.Tune in to  at 7.30pm to view our Environmental, Get Active and Community Group of the Year accolades.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5e5zId9zWcGood luck to all!

Arrests on suspected drug supply offences after police pursuit ends in collision in Tollerton

Two men are being questioned after police intercepted a car suspected to be connected to drug supply offences in the Tollerton area.The Ford Kuga was seen travelling at high speed and it failed to stop...

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards November 2020 column

Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards writes her daily update for November 2020.'For me, November has been a month of frustration. Personal frustration at the limited amount I’m able to do, over a month after contracting coronavirus...

Rushcliffe pub closed for flouting Covid rules

A Nottinghamshire pub has been temporarily closed after a group of people were reported to be drinking alcohol inside - despite national Covid lockdown laws which ban pubs from serving indoors.Nottinghamshire Police officers supported officers...

West Bridgford Table Tennis Club – Re-opening Friday 4th December 2020

West Bridgford Table Tennis Club are pleased to let you know that the Club will be re-opening on Friday 4th December at the usual times.Beginners session 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm and Advanced session 8.00 pm...

West Bridgford author Rob Hann – The Quangle Wangle’s Back!

West Bridgford based author and illustrator publish new book as a tribute to the great Edward Lear and to join up the generations through reading and rhyme.Rob Hann (author of several prize winning books) and...

Just for Pets now open at East Bridgford Garden Centre

Award-winning pet retailer, Just for Pets has recently opened their new store at East Bridgford Garden Centre on Fosse Way NG13 8LA.General Manager Paul Lewis said “it’s not been an easy task to open a...

Severn Trent Water gives Friends of Cotgrave Country Park £16,800 as part of Big Nature Boost

The Friends of Cotgrave Country Park have successfully applied for funding from Severn Trent Water’s Boost for Biodiversity grant scheme. The £16,800 grant will see over eight acres of grassland seeded over the winter with...

£150,000 worth of plant machinery stolen in Cotgrave incident

An estimated £150,000 worth of plant machinery was reported to have been stolen from a commercial premises in Cotgrave.Police investigating the report have now called for information and witnesses as part of their enquiries into...

Pictures: West Bridgford Christmas Lights Switch-On

The festive lights have been switched on in West Bridgford for Christmas 2020.Local school children, brothers six-year-old Rowan and four-year-old Orion from West Bridgford, Mayor of Rushcliffe Cllr Sue Mallender, and Cabinet Member for...

27 November – Covid: UK – 521 deaths – see cases and hospital numbers

Covid update for the UK for Wednesday 25 November. Public Health England note: Due to a processing update, 141 previously published deaths within 28 days in England were excluded from the published data on 21 November. This...

Latest Covid: Seven-day case rates per 100,000 residents for all Nottinghamshire areas at 21 November

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

£1.7m in COVID-19 support grants distributed to Rushcliffe businesses

Rushcliffe Borough Council has now distributed over £1.7m of further vital central government grants to nearly 500 eligible businesses in the Borough who were affected when they entered former tier and current national lockdown restrictions....

Rushcliffe and Nottinghamshire to enter Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions

Nottinghamshire will enter Tier 3 for Covid-19 restrictions from Wednesday 2 December.The move is part of the Government’s Winter Plan to reduce the spread of the virus following the end of the four-week national lockdown.Nottinghamshire...

Adbolton Grove: 24-hour temporary traffic signals for three days

Signals will be in place next week for emergency gas mains works.Adbolton Grove, West Bridgford – approx. 25m south of Holme Rd junctionWorks take place to disconnect gas mainsMonday 30 November to Wednesday 2...

Notts councils warn of unsafe toys bought online ahead of ‘Black Friday’

Shoppers are being told to watch out for unsafe toys being sold by third-party online sellers as special deals for Black Friday and Christmas. With the Covid pandemic and current Government restrictions affecting the whole country,...

East Leake school installs barriers to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus

A Nottinghamshire primary school has taken tough action to ensure that parents and children socially distance during drop off and pick up times, to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19. Lantern Lane Primary School, in...

Appliance City – Black Friday 2020: What to expect this year!

Appliance City in Bunny showcase their Black Friday deals for 2020. What is Black Friday? Black Friday originated in America and is celebrated the day after Thanksgiving. The tradition began when retailers noticed an increase in...

Warning to residents after door knocking incidents reported in Edwalton

West Bridgford neighbourhood policing team report a suspicious caller in the Edwalton area yesterday afternoon.Neighbourhood Policing Teams in West Bridgford said:'On Monday 23rd November at 17:15 hours a resident was visited at the door...

Council: Use car parks not roads when visiting Rushcliffe, Gedling and Cotgrave Country Parks

Visitors to Cotgrave, Rushcliffe and Gedling country parks are being asked to park considerately and safely.This follows a high level of parking on nearby roads and on pavements and verges which has been obstructing access,...

Gamston Fields Tollerton Airport: Council requires masterplan before considering housing applications

Rushcliffe Borough Council requires developers considering planning applications for 4,000 homes and employment on land at Gamston / Tollerton  Airport to agree a Masterplan for the whole site, to make sure that the right infrastructure...

West Bridgford business awarded certification for information security

West Bridgford-based Intoware, a leading provider of workflow automation solutions for utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing industries is pleased to announce that it has received ISO27001 certification for information security management. ISO27001 is an international...

Senior Tory councillor says rise in Free School Meals claimants should be ‘celebrated’

A senior Conservative councillor has said a 35 percent rise in the number of children claiming free school meals in Nottinghamshire should 'celebrated.'He also said it was a ‘win-win’, because schools could access additional funding.Conservative...

Little dog found wandering near the A52 in Rushcliffe – can you help?

This dog was found in West Bridgford and has been handed in to the RSPCA Animal Shelter.The dog was on the canal towpath the other side of the A52 to Morrison heading out towards Cotgrave,...

Rotary Club of Rushcliffe’s Santa to visit local stores

The continuing uncertainty over the spread of the corona virus and the resulting changes to regulations and guidelines has made planning for the visits of Santa and his sleigh difficult.The first responsibility of the Rotary...

Nottingham airport housing plans: Tollerton Parish Council asks for more time to comment

With Resident’s having to prioritise changes to everyday life because of coronavirus restrictions, the Parish Council has asked developers for more time for residents to comment on the Gamston Fields Masterplan.At the end of October...

Police appeal after horse box stolen from Rushcliffe village

The incident happened on Sunday 15 November at around 8:30 pm.Police say the stolen trailer is a silver coloured 2014 Ifor Williams HB506 horse trailer.It was stolen from a premises in Scarrington.If anyone...

Seven two-bed apartments left at new West Bridgford development – Bridgford Place

Prospective buyers looking for luxury living should act now to secure homes at the new gated Bridgford Place complex, located a stone’s throw from West Bridgford’s Central Avenue, where the first buyers have started to...

Musters Road part closure this weekend

Resurfacing work near the new pedestrian crossing will be carried out.Musters Road, between its junctions with Malvern Rd and Ellesmere Rd.From 09.30 hours Saturday 21st November 2020 -Until 16.30 hours Sunday 22nd November 2020 inclusiveTo...

Heymann Primary School West Bridgford – Admissions to Reception Classes 2021

Heymann Primary School in West Bridgford are showing online details for this year's reception intake.Heymann School said:'We understand that choosing your child's first school is a difficult decision to make and even more so...

J9 initiative pilot to launch in Rushcliffe to support victims of domestic abuse

Local leaders have joined together in a campaign to support victims of domestic abuse. The J9 initiative is a campaign which has been launched in other parts of the country.The symbol J9 is in memory...

17 November – Coronavirus: Rushcliffe Dashboard – new cases and deaths plus seven-day figures

17 November - Coronavirus: Rushcliffe Dashboard– See figures for Rushcliffe local authority – includes seven-day versus previous week, deaths and new positive tests.  17 November - Coronavirus: Rushcliffe Dashboard IMPORTANT NOTE ON CHANGE TO THE WAY LOCATION...

Tram operator supports Nottingham’s Framework charity supporting the homeless

Nottingham’s tram network has renewed a community partnership with a local charity that’s supporting the city’s homeless as the ongoing pandemic puts even more pressure on the most vulnerable.NET is providing new travel passes to...

Police carry out weapons sweep in Cotgrave

Officers searched various locations as part of a weapon sweep last weekend.The neighbourhood team from Cotgrave spent time visiting areas on the back of local intelligence that suggested weapons may have been hidden there.Cotgrave Beat...

Over 100 properties without power in Rushcliffe villages

Granby, Langar and Plungar are mainly affected.Western Power Distribution say that the incident was reported at 4:03 pm on Monday 16 November.It is a High Voltage power failure and affects the following postcodes:NG13...

East Bridgford store ram-raided and thousands of pounds worth of clothing stolen

A large amount of outdoor clothing was stolen after thieves used a van to ram-raid a shop.Police were called shortly before 1am on Sunday morning to the Trespass outlet in Fosse Way, East Bridgford, after...