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Latest Rushclife Briefing here - Lots on Health, Wellbeing and Vaccinations, plus Jubilee preparations and the Council Tax Rebate

Lady Bay Arts Trail is on - 14-15 May.  PDF of the map available here.

Open day at St Edmund's Church, see Events page.  Congratulations to Virender Rose for the Lady Bay Pop-up cafe's Marmalade Award.  And, finally, the 30mph speed limit on Radcliffe Road is implemented, although not yet extended to cover Regatta Way and the canal footpath crossing.

Consultation regarding the future of the Ratcliffe on Soar Power Station, including the proposed creation of a Waste Incinerator, can now be made via this link - rushcliffe.ratcliffeLDO.com

Copy of the presentation re Central West Bridgford Neighbourhood Plan, presented at the recent Community Association Public Meeting.

Latest Rushcliffe Council Briefing can be found by clicking on this link.  And here is the equivalent one from Nottinghamshire County Council.

Rushcliffe Council Briefing 21 November 2021.

Public Consultation on Local Election boundary changes affecting Lady Bay.  It has been proposed to merge Lady Bay with part of Trent Bridge ward, to be represented by 3 councillors instead of two.  The deadline for feedback is 13th December and the link to give feedback is https://consultation.lgbce.org.uk/have-your-say/27236.

Community Association Public Meeting: 17 November at 8-00pm in All Hallows Hall, Pierrepont Road.

Dates for the Arts Trail and Open Gardens announced - see Events listing.

Christmas Toy Appeal by Rushcliffe Children's Centres.  Seeking donations, collection points and nominations - click here for a poster with more details.

Public consultation re proposed foot and cycle bridge across the Trent, just before the Hook.  People can view the proposed scheme and comment at www.transportnottingham.com/watersidebridge until Sunday 28 November.  More details in this West Bridgford Wire article.

Latest Rushcliffe Council Newsletter can be found by clinking on this link.  And here's the equivalent briefing from Notts County Council.

The bell will ring. All Hallows Church bell will ring on Saturday 30th October from 6pm,  together with other bells throughout Nottinghamshire, in support of COP26.

Latest Rushcliffe Council Newsletter can be found by clicking on this link.

Consultation re proposed 30mph limit on Radcliffe Road.  Open for comments until 12 November 2022.  Can be found by scrolling though this link - https://consult.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/traffic-regulation-orders/proposed-30mph-speed-limit-tro-8331-a6011-radcliff

Covid Booster vaccinations - Walk-ins now accepted at certain sites, including the Forest - https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/nhs-urges-public-to-take-up-covid-19-booster-offer-as-certain-sites-start-accepting-walk-ins/

Councillors Divisional Fund available - Our County Councillor, Penny Gowland, has asked for applications for this fund.  Email her (address here) or see this link for more details.   https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/finance-and-budget/grants-funding/councillors-divisional-fund

Celebrating Rushcliffe Awards - nominations requested.  Nominations are open until 11pm on Monday 18th October and the winners will be announced and celebrated in a ceremony to be confirmed later this year.  Follow this link for more information - https://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/aboutus/newsandpublications/latestnews/stories/name,58299,en.php

Police and Crime Commissioner Survey - https://nottspcc.co.uk/rushcliffe/

Some updates to recycling pages and to events.

Updates to the FIELDS home page, including a NEWS page with their latest updates. Latest briefing from our County Councillor and an appeal to comment on the Rushcliffe Council Air Quality Action Plan.

Suddenly some outdoor theatre appears!  21st and 23rd August, see our events page.

The County Council's Big Notts Survey is underway until 19th September.  More details - click here.

Lady Bay School closure proposal and provision of school places generally in West Bridgford - public meeting via Zoom called by our County Councillor, Penny Gowland, all invited - 15th June, 7-30 to 9-30, joining instructions - https://zoom.us/j/99860700956... Meeting ID: 998 6070 0956 Passcode: 624711.  Views on the proposals can be posted via this link, organised by Penny - https://padlet.com/ppzpag/lshg97wat324jbi2.

Public Consultation on Rushcliffe Council constituency boundaries - until 19th July - More information here - https://westbridgfordwire.com/have-your-say-on-a-new-political-map-for-rushcliffe-borough-council/

Recent updates made to the Fields page - neither building on the flood plain nor closure of our school is a 'done deal'.  Alternative ideas based on developing the existing school site are starting to appear on our Fields pages.  Click here for our Fields pages.

Some events associated with the sadly cancelled Arts Trail are continuing, click here to view on our Events Page.

Plans for the Lady Bay Safari Sale continue apace - see the poster on the School Association (LBSA) Home Page.

A number of useful guides on Crime Prevention have been produced by the Police, including one of thefts from sheds.  The link can be accessed via our Crime Prevention and Safety page.

Lady Bay Guides and Brownies are looking for volunteers to Lead or support Guiding in our area.  Contact [email protected].

Pat Rodriguez' recent Facebook posts on Lady Bay History have been combined with other people's comments to produce our first article on the History of Lady Bay - click here for our History Page - Pat's article is the second link down on that page.

Latest from the council and police re the park and the Bridgefield in central West Bridgford.

FIELDS zoom meeting held 23 March. - See Fields pages.

Census 2021 letters now coming out - See this flyer, the official day to report is Sunday 21st March.

Rushcliffe Nature Conservation Strategy Implementation Group AGM via Survey Monkey. Open to anyone who is involved/interested in wildlife and nature conservation in Rushcliffe. To participate they ask people to complete a short form with eight questions in total. The Virtual AGM is on this link https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QRXFWJB.  Feedback requested before 28th March.

Notts Childrens' Centres are running online events - see their events section of their Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/ChildrensCentreServiceRushcliffe/events/?ref=page_internal.  I've just noticed that they've changed their website address (probably ages ago, sorry).  Their entry on our Groups and Classes page has been updated.

FIELDS holds first meeting to discuss the Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan, the proposed developments East of Lady Bay and the proposed School closure/relocation.  More about FIELDS on their page on this website.

Lady Bay Community Fund (LBCF) launches latest round of applications - More details on their Home page here.

Vaccinations now open to over 60's - see this link for the latest status and guidance - https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-in-nottingham-and-nottinghamshire/.  If you need to refer to it later, it can be found on, surprise surprise, our Links, Help and Information page.

Open Gardens - postponed in its normal form, situation to be reviewed in April.  Report can be found here.

Community Association (LBCA) Committee meeting - understandably not much to report, update on the LBCA page here.  Sadly the next Open Meeting has had to be cancelled

Councillors' Connection Briefing,  3-4 February 2021.  Lots more on Vaccinations, grants and goodnesss knows what else.

"Open Doors" Programme to help parents and carers return to work.   This link opens up a leaflet with the details of a new programme starting in March,  Called the Opening Doors to Employment (Moving on for Parent / Carers) Course, this accredited course aims to help parents / carers who are thinking or looking to return back to work. The course is completed in the learners own time with tutor support.

Councillors' Connection Briefing, 28 January 2021. Bins, Covid-19, vaccination programme, elections - loads of stuff!

The future of Broadmarsh - The Big Conversation immersive presentation - Follow the progress of Nottingham City Council's work on redeveloping Broadmarsh -  we do have to walk through it after all.  I want an open public space on top, full of greenery, plus bars and restaurants and with views of the Lacemarket, the City, the Castle and of course Lady Bay.  https://nottinghamcity.gov.uk/information-for-business/planning-and-building-control/building-a-better-nottingham/broadmarsh-area-transformation/

Holme Pierrepont Hall garden open to local residents for exercise during lockdown.  People must purchase a ticket in advance from www.holmepierreponthall.com as numbers are limited. Dogs are welcome.

Lady Bay Arts Trail 2021 cancelled.  Darn!  See more detail on our Arts Trail feature page.

Last Councillors' Connection Briefing, 7 January 2021. - Newts finally get a mention!

Free resources available in Lady Bay - We have added a new section on resources available free of charge to the Local Support Initiatives page.  Let us know of anything that can be added.

Covid-19 iNformation and links

For more general information on Covid-19 from the government, NHS and other official bodies, including the councils and public transport,
see the top of our 'Links - Help and Information' page, but here is a link to Rushcliffe Council's Covid-19 updates,  :-
https://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/environmentandwaste/emergencyplanning/coronavirus/

Our local Covid-19-specific listings now appear on a separate page, under our Local Businesses section.  This includes information on Shopping Locally including Deliveries, Shopping Deliveries from further afield, Take-aways and meals delivered, and, at the end.

This page now focuses on latest information only.  Local Initiatives can now be found here.