West Bridgford

The Friary launch Winter 2020 Christmas appeal

Nobody wants to be on the streets at this time of year. Help the Friary help the homeless, especially this Christmas. Here the Friary talk about their aims and introduce their 2020 Christmas appeal to help those left out in the cold: It’s not only the longer-term rough sleepers keeping us busy at present. We […]
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The Nottingham’s West Bridgford branch set to close for modernisation

The Nottingham will close its doors in West Bridgford on Friday (6 November) – but only for two weeks as it undergoes a state-of-the-art refit. Its branch on Central Avenue will reopen on Friday 20 November with a fresh new look and feel – including a designated, furnished space for community use – and a […]
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Nottingham goes from Tier 3 to National lockdown in less than a week

On Saturday 31st October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there will be a 2nd UK National Lockdown from Thursday 5th November. On Friday 30 October, Nottingham was moved into ‘Very High’ Tier 3 restrictions. These measures were taken due to the county’s dramatic rise in Coronavirus cases. These new measures were to last just 6 […]
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Residents urged to stay safe this Halloween and Bonfire Night

Rushcliffe Borough Council is appealing to those residents taking part in Halloween and Bonfire Night celebrations to stay safe, follow their local COVID-19 restrictions and be mindful of their community when celebrating at home. As the Borough is under tier three COVID-19 restrictions for both occasions, the authority is urging neighbours to be considerate and […]
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire moves into Tier 3 high restrictions for Covid-19

All nine councils have now agreed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire should move together into Tier 3 restrictions for the city and the county following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. The ‘Very High’ alert measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Friday 30 October 2020. The Tier 3 restrictions mean: People must not meet […]
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Resident celebrates 100th birthday at Leawood Manor

Leawood Manor resident Maisie celebrates 100th birthday in style. On 7th October 2020 at Leawood Manor in West Bridgford, residents and staff raised their glasses and wished resident Maisie a very Happy 100th Birthday! Maisie received cards, flowers and presents from members of her family and friends, and, of course, a birthday card from Her Majesty The Queen. In the afternoon, Maisie celebrated […]
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M&S launch Harry Potter themed items for the perfect treat this Christmas

M&S have launched a special edition collection of Harry Potter goodies in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products that are spellbindingly exciting and make the perfect stocking fillers for all Harry Potter fans this Christmas. The special edition collection includes everything from a delicious Milk Chocolate Elder Wand complete with Professor Dumbledore’s favourite – the trusty […]
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Think you may have COVID-19? Information on the current mobile testing units in our area

With the current rise in Coronavirus cases across the county, a number of mobile testing units (MTUs) have been located across the area to improve testing facilities. If you think you may have symptoms such as a high temperature, a change to your sense of smell or taste or a new continuous cough you should book to visit one of […]
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Birds brings back gamily favourites for doughnut week

Family-run Birds Bakery is hosting its very own Doughnut Week and bringing back two much-loved treats, following the cancellation of the national week earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.    To celebrate Doughnut Week, which will be held from Saturday 12 September to Saturday 19 September, the bakery will be bringing back two specials for one week only – a strawberry doughnut, and a lemon and lime doughnut.   The new […]
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Rushcliffe joins commemorations for the 75th anniversary of VJ Day

Rushcliffe Borough Council is joining commemorations for the 75th anniversary of VJ Day and the end of World War Two. Whilst VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe in May 1945, many thousands of Armed Forces personnel were still engaged in bitter fighting in the Far East.  Victory over Japan Day therefore […]
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