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Encyclopedia > Rushcliffe
Borough of Rushcliffe
Rushcliffe
Shown within Nottinghamshire
Geography
Status: Borough
Region: East Midlands
Admin. County: Nottinghamshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 114th
409.24 km²
Admin. HQ: West Bridgford
ONS code: 37UJ
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2006 est.)
- Density
Ranked 205th
108,200
264 / km²
Ethnicity: 95.9% White
2.1% S.Asian
Politics
Image:Rushcliffearms.PNG

Rushcliffe Borough Council
http://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Conservative
MP: Kenneth Clarke

Rushcliffe is a local government district with borough status in Nottinghamshire, England. Its council is based in West Bridgford. It was formed on 1 April 1974 by merging the West Bridgford Urban District, the Bingham Rural District and part of Basford Rural District. The member of parliament for Rushcliffe is the Conservative, Kenneth Clarke. As of (May 2005), Rushcliffe is one of only two Tory-held constituencies in Nottinghamshire. Nottingham Forest Football Club is based in the borough. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East Midlands is one of the regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Area is the measure of how much exposed area any two dimensional object has. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... , West Bridgford is a leafy suburb of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... For other uses, see Density (disambiguation). ... The figures are mid-year estimates for 2005, unless otherwise stated, from the Office for National Statistics [1]. See also: List of towns and cities in England by population - List of English counties by population - List of ceremonial counties of England by population - List of English districts by area - List... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and the oldest political party in the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... This article is about Kenneth Clarke, the English politician. ... Non-metropolitan districts or commonly Shire districts are a type of local government district in England. ... Look up Borough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... , West Bridgford is a leafy suburb of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Bingham was a rural district in Nottinghamshire, England from 1894 to 1974. ... Basford was an rural district close to Nottingham, England, from 1894 to 1974. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and the oldest political party in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about Kenneth Clarke, the English politician. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and the oldest political party in the United Kingdom. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at The City Ground in Nottingham, England. ...


Rushcliffe is split between an urbanised north-west, containing suburbs of Greater Nottingham, that have resisted incorporation into the city, and the south and east which is predominantly rural, and stretching to the Leicestershire border. Many of these villages lie in the Vale of Belvoir. The Grantham Canal threads from nearby Grantham through Rushcliffe to the River Trent. Villages in the Vale of Belvoir include Redmile, Hickling, Harby, Stathern and Langar. Some of these villages cross the boundary, which is sometimes unclear ie. Hickling is in Rushcliffe Borough Council, but has a Melton Mowbray (Leicestershire) address and postcode. Greater Nottingham is the surrounding conurbation of the city of Nottingham. ... Leicestershire ( IPA: (RP), IPA: (locally)), abbreviation Leics. ... A plate from Joness Views (1819), showing Belvoir Castles dominant position overlooking the Vale of Belvoir. ... Grantham Canal is a canal that runs 33 miles from Grantham through 18 locks to West Bridgford where it joins the River Trent. ... Grantham is a medium sized market town in Lincolnshire, England with about 35,000 inhabitants (40,000 including Great Gonerby), situated on the River Witham. ... For other uses see Trent River. ... A plate from Joness Views (1819), showing Belvoir Castles dominant position overlooking the Vale of Belvoir. ... Redmile is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, England, about 15 miles north of Melton Mowbray and ten miles west of Grantham, in the Vale of Belvoir. ... Hickling is a village near Melton Mowbray in Nottinghamshire. ... Harby is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. ... Stathern is a village in the Vale of Belvoir about 10 miles north of Melton Mowbray. ... , Melton Mowbray (known locally as Melton) is a town within the Melton borough of Leicestershire, England. ... Postcodes are generally clearly visible outside Australia Post offices. ...


The borough was resently voted 14th best place to live in the UK by Channel 4s best and worst places to live 2007 hosted by Phil Spencer and Kirsty Allsop This article is about the British television station. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Phil Spencer is a British television presenter most famous for accompanying Kirstie Allsopp in a variety of Home-buying programs on Channel 4. ... Kirstie Mary Allsopp (born 31 August 1971 in Hampshire) is a British TV presenter best known for presenting Channel 4 property programmes Location, Location, Location, Relocation, Relocation, Location Revisited and The Property Chain. ...


The Borough also is home to numerous villages along the A60 corridor, heading to Loughborough (Leicestershire) some of these are, Bradmore, Bunny, and Wysall. The A60 is a road linking Loughborough in Leicestershire, England, with Doncaster in South Yorkshire, via Nottingham. ... Loughboroughs carillon Loughborough parish church The Brush engineering works Loughborough University Loughborough (pronounced locally as either , LUFF-burra or , LUFF-bruh, and more widely as [ˈlʌfˌb(ə)ɹə]) is a town in Leicestershire, central England with a population of 57,600 as of 2004. ... Bradmore is a village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district of Nottinghamshire with a population of about 300. ... Bunny is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. ...


The district was named after the old Rushcliffe wapentake. Rushcliffe was a wapentake (equivalent to a hundred) of the traditional county of Nottinghamshire, England. ...

The Rushcliffe Countryside

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Larger villages and towns

  • Bingham: - Medium sized market town on the A52.
  • Radcliffe:- Village (suburban in parts) on the A52
  • Cotgrave:- (recently given town status) owing to its number of services. Once a small village, but became a small town due to the presence of the Cotgrave Colliery (now closed).
  • East Leake :- A large village with three pubs, old village centre and Secondary/primary Schools.
  • Keyworth:- A large village with several pubs, council estate, old village centre and Secondary School.
  • Ruddington:- Once the largest village in England with a shopping area, several housing estates, a golf course & home of Rushcliffe Country Park.

Bingham can refer to: People Barry Bingham, Sr. ... Radcliffe on Trent is a large village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, with a population of around 8,000 [1]. It is to the east of Nottingham, and is close to but not quite part of the Greater Nottingham built-up area. ... Location within the British Isles For the lexicographer, see Randle Cotgrave Cotgrave is a town in the borough of Rushcliffe, in Nottinghamshire, England, lying south east of Nottingham. ... East Leake (IPA: ) is a large village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district of Nottinghamshire, although its closest town and postal address is Loughborough across the border in Leicestershire. ... Keyworth is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. ... Ruddington is an English village situated five miles south of Nottingham in the Borough of Rushcliffe. ... View Over Rushcliffe Country Park Lake Rushcliffe Country Park is an open park space covering approximately 210 acres, located just south of Ruddington on the A60 in the borough of Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire. ...

Notable Residents and Visitors

This article is about Kenneth Clarke, the English politician. ... The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister responsible for all economic and financial matters. ... Sherrie Hewson (born Sherrie Lynn Hutchinson on 17 September 1950 in Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, England) is an English actress who trained at RADA. She won an Olivier award for Most Promising Newcomer for an early stage role. ... Coronation Street is an award-winning British soap opera. ... For the 1994 debut album by The Cardigans, see Emmerdale (album). ... Loose Women is an ITV afternoon programme which began in 1999, in which a panel of four women talk about topical issues and interview celebrity guests before a studio audience. ... Harry Wheatcroft (1898 - 1977) was a famous rose grower. ... Prince Charles may refer to: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, current heir-apparent to the British throne Any of the previous British royals named Charles, Prince of Wales The former Belgian regent, Prince Charles of Belgium This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... History Nottingham Forest F.C. are an English football club, based at the City Ground, which is just outside the official boundary of Nottingham on the south side of the River Trent. ... Stuart Pearce MBE (born April 24, 1962 in Hammersmith, London) is an English football coach, currently the manager of the England Under 21s. ... Andrew Alexander Andy Cole (born 15 October 1971 in Nottingham) is an English footballer, who is one of the highest scoring players in the games history. ... For other persons named Ian Wright, see Ian Wright (disambiguation). ... Frank Clark is an English former football player and manager. ... Jason Lee (born 9 May 1971 in Forest Gate, England) is a footballer, currently playing for Notts County, who enjoyed a brief period of notoriety in the mid-1990s while he played for Nottingham Forest, where he was best remembered for his haircut. ... Notts County F.C are a football club based in Nottingham, England. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Rushcliffe Country Park


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