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  • Surprise move as council buys the Point for £1.9m

    By sarahlnewall at 09:16 on 04/04/13
    New owners: The Point in Loughborough Road, West Bridgford. Rushcliffe Borough Council plans to use it to generate revenue.
    By Alexander Britton A COUNCIL has bought a £1.9 million office complex in West Bridgford. Residents have claimed that the money could be better spent on services, but Rushcliffe Borough Council says the investment makes financial sense. The sale of the Point, at the junction of Wilford Lane and Loughborough Road, is set to be shown off to prospective tenants at a business breakfast meeting on Friday. Council leader Neil...
  • Doors open to West Bridgford Library and Young People's Centre 10am Saturday

    By sarahlnewall at 11:31 on 14/03/13
    West Bridgford Libray artist's impression
    THE new £5.3m West Bridgford Library and Young people's centre will open to the public at 10am on Saturday, March 16. An official opening ceremony will take place tomorrow with Ken Clarke QC MP and Nottinghamshire County Council Carol Pepper but members of the public are not invited. On Friday evening however Nottingham artist Sudha, from music chart toppers Faithless (God is a DJ and Insomnia), will be at the young people's...
  • Last chance to air views on Bridgford Hall's future

    By sarahlnewall at 12:06 on 18/02/13
    Bridgford Hall, West Bridgford
    By Emily Winsor WEST Bridgford residents have just days left to have their say over the future of one of the town's most historic buildings. Grade II-listed Bridgford Hall, in Bridgford Park, has been used as a register office for many years, and has played host to hundreds of weddings. But, this looks set to change when the service moves to the new West Bridgford Library in the spring. As previously reported Rushcliffe Borough...
  • "Our two meat suppliers have rigorous manufacturing processes," says Notts County Council

    By sarahlnewall at 13:46 on 12/02/13
    PARENTS in West Bridgford and across Nottinghamshire are being reassured about the meat content in their children's school meals.
    PARENTS in West Bridgford and across Nottinghamshire are being reassured about the meat content in their children's school meals. On an average day, the Council serves 42,000 meals across 272 of 285 county primary schools and 30 of the 45 county secondary schools. It also wheels out 1,100 meals at home to older people across Notts each day. Nottinghamshire County Council says it "has all the necessary safeguards in place to...
  • Foster families needed to help look after vulnerable adults

    By sarahlnewall at 09:37 on 30/01/13
    Foster families needed to help look after adults
    FOSTER families are needed in West Bridgford and across the county to help look after vulnerable adults. The county council has launched a campaign to help find carers for people who are not able to live independently. The Shared Lives scheme already finds placements for those with learning disabilities, but is being expanded to find carers for those with physical disabilities, mental health problems and older people. Rita Beard is...

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