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West Bridgford news. All the latest West Bridgford news including business, property, traffic and travel, lifestyle, schools and property. Nottingham video and photos. Find stories on Politics including local election and general election results. Crime including courts and appeals. A What’s On guide to all sorts of events across the West Bridgford, Nottingham and county areas. Plus lots of video content and live updating stories. Stories from city, county and borough councils in the ‘Politics‘ section. Schools, universities and related articles in ‘Education‘. Keep up to date with the latest issues and incidents on the roads in “Traffic and Travel‘.

 

Two arrests after ‘spate of egg-throwing’ in Wilford Lane

Police arrested two juveniles.Police said:'Recent spate of egg throwing occurred along the River Trent and Wilford Lane''Meadows and West Bridgford neighbourhood teams enquiries have led to the arrest of two juveniles.'Both...

Arrest after Bingham crash involving pedestrian, dog and car

Officers acted quickly to arrest two people in connection with a report of a crash involving a car, a pedestrian and a dog.Police were called to Carnarvon Place, Bingham, at around 7am this morning after...

Cotgrave man charged with assaulting emergency worker

A man is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today charged with assaulting an emergency worker after a Detention Officer was allegedly spat at and physically assaulted.Joshua Adams-Jackson, 23, of Cotgrave, was arrested in...

Nottinghamshire County Council seeking formal invitation to submit Local Government Reorganisation proposals

Councillor Kay Cutts MBE, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council starts the process of local government reorganisation for Nottinghamshire.Councillor Cutts writes:'The process of local government reorganisation in Nottinghamshire is now underway following my letter to the...

First plots released at Edwalton Park development

National housebuilder Bloor Homes has confirmed that the first plots on the second phase of its Edwalton Park development are now available for sale.Since its original launch, the Edwalton development has proven to be extremely...

Cup progress is ‘welcome distraction’ for West Bridgford clubs now fighting for the future of their sports ground

Two West Bridgford footballing sides will be putting worries over the future of their home ground aside next week to compete for prestigious FA Cup trophies. West Bridgford Colts and West Bridgford FC will both feature...

Pictures: Batman delivers toys to Gotham ahead of Batman Day

Ahead of Batman Day on Saturday 19th September, multi-category children's entertainment company, Spin Master, headed to Gotham.They took along the Caped Crusader himself to surprise two lucky children with the ultimate bundle of toys from the new Batman...

Rushcliffe School reports coronavirus case – some pupils are self-isolating

The school announced the case in a letter to parents.Rushcliffe School in West Bridgford is the latest of almost 30 schools in the county to be informed by Public Health England that a student...

West Bridgford RNLI needs your help

Owing to the Coronavirus pandemic all the RNLI (Lifeboats) fund raising activities were suspended in April this year, and the West Bridgford Branch has had to cancel its annual indoor Autumn Fair (which usually raises over £1000)....

Resident’s warning after two cats die from poison ingestion four weeks apart in West Bridgford

The cats were four years old and lived in the Carnarvon Road area of West Bridgford.A resident has requested a published warning to cat owners of the risk of poisoning.There is no suggestion of...

Police target speeding in Radcliffe as Rushcliffe operation continues

The operation was carried out on 15 September in Nottingham Road Radcliffe.A spokesperson from Nottinghamshire Police in Rushcliffe said:'Speeding is a widespread concern which affects many communities'Please be reassured that we do carry out...

Pictures: 19th Century gate lodge for Holme Pierrepont Hall goes to auction – but needs clearing and renovation

Investors with vision have the opportunity to pick up a period country house in an exclusive rural Nottinghamshire location in SDL Auctions’ next national property auction. Sitting on the edge of the National Water Sports...

Police name pedestrian who died in Rushcliffe collision

A pedestrian who died following a collision in Normanton-on-Soar has been officially named by police as 84-year-old Sidney Armett.Officers were called to a report of a collision involving a motorcyclist and a pedestrian on the...

Cotgrave community garden receives vital funds to further combat social isolation

A community project has received vital funding from Reach Rushcliffe to help develop a community garden to provide residents with access to green space, help them grow fruit and vegetables and learn more about horticulture.Cotgrave...

West Bridgford: Community alert – Suspicious male seen ‘trying car doors’ during the night

The incident was on South Road in West Bridgford.During the early hours on Monday 14th September 2020, at 01:54 hours, a male was seen cycling on South Road, West Bridgford trying car door handles,...

Notts councils consider Christmas lights switch-on event cancellations

The annual festive tradition of heading into town for the Christmas lights switch-on could be in jeopardy this year, as some council-run events across Notts are already cancelled, and others are facing a similar threat.With...

Ruth Edwards MP announces winner of Rushcliffe Best Local Shop Award 2020

Ruth Edwards today announced the winner of her first annual Best Local Shop Award, giving people across Rushcliffe the chance to vote for their favourite local shops and highlighting their important role in communities across...

Jail for man who smashed cars, assaulted woman and forced his way into East Leake family’s home

A man who smashed up two cars and forced his way into a family home and assaulted a woman with a wooden pole has been jailed.Wayne Stock, 34, repeatedly hit the woman after forcing his...

Coronavirus mobile testing unit is in West Bridgford today

Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing. Coronavirus: Locations for mobile testing units across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire If you have symptoms of coronavirus including...

Bus service changes for resurfacing of Stamford Road and Beckside from 14 September

Stamford Road and Beckside will be closed for resurfacing, with diversions on Green 7 between 07:00 and 15:30 from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th September inclusive.During this closure, buses will divert and there will be...

West Bridgford Police and Fire colleagues stand silent together for 911

Officers in West Bridgford came together to remember those who died in the Twin Towers, New York Terrorist attack at 1.46 pm exactly nineteen years after the attack on 11 September 2001.Officers and Firefighters came...

Police continue speeding crackdown in Rushcliffe villages

Reports of speeding vehicles are one of the most common offences reported to Nottinghamshire Police and these reports are taken seriously and officers do target areas of persistent offending.On 9th September, officers were in –Cropwell...

‘Shop Local Shop Safe’ campaign launched by Rushcliffe Borough Council

Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking local consumers to ‘Shop Local Shop Safe’ in a new campaign dedicated to the safe reopening of high streets and further driving shoppers back to town and village centres, thanks...

Local ladies’ netball teams need a place to train – can you help?

For the past 8-9 years the Riverside Netball Club trained at Portland Leisure Centre.Unfortunately due to COVID-19 they closed and they had to stop training.Whilst awaiting guidance from England Netball as to when it...

Trent Basin appoints East Midlands interior designer for next phase

Trent Basin, the new Nottingham waterside neighbourhood, designed by the award-winning developer, Blueprint, has appointed a new interior designer to help shape the style of its new show home, planned for Phase 3 of the...

Extinction Rebellion to stage “Die-In” at County Hall Pensions Fund Meeting

Nottingham residents concerned about fossil fuel investment in the Nottinghamshire pension fund will protest at County Hall tomorrow, 10th September at 10am, immediately before the pension fund committee meet. They will demand that the committee immediately...

FAQs: All you need to know about Nottinghamshire’s Unitary Council proposals

Nottinghamshire County Council has produced this FAQ document with other reports as it considers a unitary authority for the county. What is a unitary authority?'Nottinghamshire currently operates on a two-tier structure. A two-tier structure is...

New BBC series Saved and Remade is looking for Nottinghamshire residents

Saved and Remade brings together the multiple skills of a team of expert craftspeople to help solve viewers’ conundrums of what to do with treasured but purposeless items.Host Sabrina Grant, herself no slouch in the upcycling...

Brand new skatepark at Rushcliffe Country Park to be designed with local young people

Rushcliffe Borough Council has advertised the contract to replace the wooden skatepark at Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, with a bespoke concrete facility to be designed in close collaboration with local young people.The skatepark will...

Winvic apppointed to Fairham housing and community development

Multi-sector construction and civil engineering contractor, Winvic Construction Ltd, has been appointed to deliver the first phase of infrastructure works at Fairham, the new £800 million neighbourhood for Nottingham being delivered by Clowes Developments in...

Committee hears progress on flooding works in Notts

Three significant flood events in eight months, an update on ongoing schemes and looking ahead to future flood risk management projects were all discussed at a recent Communities and Place Committee.As the lead local flood...

Rushcliffe police leave West Bridgford Police Station in move to Fire Station

Rushcliffe neighbourhood policing team has today moved into the West Bridgford Fire Station as a part of a blue light collaboration that will ensure that existing quality front line policing remains at the heart of...

East Leake: ‘Mindless destruction’ of heritage railway signal box by teenagers

Police in Rushcliffe are appealing to the public for information.A spokesperson said:'At around 14.30 on Saturday the 22nd August three white male teenagers, (14 to 15 years old), two with bicycles were recorded on...

Choose your view as interest surges at Trent Bridge Quays

Demand for viewings at Trent Bridge Quays, Elevate Property Group’s luxury development fronting the River Trent in Nottingham, has surged after the launch of a series of hard hat site tours and a social media...

Experienced well-regarded property sales expert joins FHP Living

Steven Gray has 20 years’ experience in the residential market within Nottingham and is well renowned for his knowledge and experience within the West Bridgford and South of the River locations within the city having worked with...

Man charged after violent street robbery in West Bridgford

A man has been charged and remanded over an alleged violent street robbery in West Bridgford.David Jones, 34, of no fixed address, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court tomorrow charged with robbery.It was...

Speed cameras in Nottinghamshire: List of all locations for mobile, red light and fixed devices

Details of where mobile camera teams will be enforcing on Casualty Reduction sites in the next few weeks are below.In addition, Nottinghamshire Police say that mobile teams will be in use and enforcing speed complaint...

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

Residents and groups in Rushcliffe are being asked 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 West Bridgford Wire,...