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A new grounds maintenance contract for Nuneaton and Bedworth

NBBC can announce that the procurement exercise for the new grounds maintenance contract for the Borough is complete and the highest scoring bidder was Glendale Grounds Management Ltd.

Published on Thursday, 9th May 2019
  • Run away success

    Last Saturday’s Parkrun at The Miners Welfare Park, Bedworth attracted 130 runners, joggers and walkers.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th April 2018
  • Cecil joins the trail of heroes

    A ceremony marking the gallantry of a Nuneaton soldier is being held in Riversley Park tomorrow Thursday 22 March at 11:45am.

    Published on Wednesday, 21st March 2018
  • Our local leisure centre nets funding

    Our local leisure centre has received funding to develop and extend its outdoor courts to offer more opportunity for people across Nuneaton and Bedworth to become more active, more often.

    Published on Friday, 22nd December 2017
  • Congratulations to Coventry, City of Culture 2021!

    Our warmest congratulations go to our neighbours in Coventry!

    Published on Thursday, 7th December 2017
  • Festive street chefs

    Yes, they’re back! Fab Street Food chefs will be serving up a double helping of festive cheer in Nuneaton and Bedworth this Christmas!

    Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2017
  • Switched on for Christmas!

    The festive season is fast approaching and our magical Christmas light switch-on events are about to take place!

    Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2017
  • Any bin will do!

    Various dog bins are being removed across the Borough and a host of new dual use bins installed.

    Published on Tuesday, 15th August 2017
  • Museum and Art Gallery awarded VisitEngland rose

    Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery has received national accreditation from the tourism body Visit England for the quality of customer experience.

    Published on Friday, 11th August 2017
  • NBBC won’t tolerate irresponsible dog owners

    NBBC is clamping down on irresponsible dog owners with a new Dog Control Public Space Protection Order, which comes into effect on 1 July 2017 and replaces the existing Dog Control Orders.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017
  • Public Space Protection Order – misuse of alcohol consultation

    The Borough Council is launching a consultation from May 2017 ending on 10th July 2017 on introducing a public space protection order (PSPO).

    Published on Monday, 8th May 2017
  • Work starts on super sporting hub for Bedworth

    The refurbishment of the Bedworth’s Miners Welfare Park Johnson Road Pavilion is scheduled to start later this month.

    Published on Friday, 5th May 2017
  • Council obtains court order to evict travellers

    At a court hearing this morning, NBBC was granted an order to remove an unauthorised traveller encampment on Council land at the Dingle in Nuneaton.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th April 2017
  • Council seeks court order to remove unauthorised traveller encampment

    NBBC is seeking a court order to remove an unauthorised traveller encampment on Council land at the Dingle in Nuneaton. Directions to leave have already been served on the travellers and the court order will allow the Council to enforce an eviction.

    Published on Monday, 24th April 2017
  • Council works quickly to reopen play equipment

    Following an arson attack on a climbing tower at Riversley Park, NBBC worked quickly to ensure that the play equipment was available for use again as soon as possible.

    Published on Wednesday, 19th April 2017
  • Easter project for NWHC engineering students

    NBBC has teamed up with North Warwickshire & Hinckley College to work on some fun Easter entertainment throughout the town during the holidays. 

    Published on Monday, 10th April 2017
  • Grass cutting begins

    Our grounds maintenance contractors are currently undertaking the first grass cuts of the year around the borough.

    Published on Thursday, 6th April 2017
  • Pool reopens at Bedworth Leisure Centre

    Swimming at Bedworth Leisure Centre is expecting to resume as normal from 3:30pm today.

    Published on Friday, 17th March 2017
  • Bedworth Leisure Centre temporary closure

    Bedworth Leisure Centre has been temporarily closed following an incident involving a coach at the site.

    Published on Wednesday, 15th March 2017
  • Improving the view at Riversley Park

    We’re undertaking some maintenance works at Riversley Park which will improve the scenery and open up the view of the Museum and Art Gallery.

    Published on Monday, 12th December 2016
  • A Christmas surprise for Bedworth

    There’s some real Christmas magic in the air in Bedworth today as the town’s living Christmas tree is dressed for the very first time.

    Published on Monday, 5th December 2016
  • Lights! Music! Action! Christmas is about to arrive!

    Councillor Dennis Harvey, Leader of the Council, today released more details of this year's programme of festive fun.

    Published on Monday, 24th October 2016
  • Want to try your hand at rock climbing? Let us show you the ropes!

    You don't need to live near mountains to try your hand at rock climbing. NBBC will bring the mountain to you!

    Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016
  • Traveller encampments

    In response to recent media coverage regarding traveller incursions within the borough, the Leader of the Council, Cllr Dennis Harvey has issued the following statement.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016
  • Commitment to cycling

    NBBC is highly committed to raising levels of fitness and wellbeing across the borough and cycling is one of the many activities we encourage.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th September 2016
  • The climbing tower, onwards and upwards

    NNBC is one of the very few local authorities in the UK to offer residents the opportunity to experience rock climbing, a sport that promotes good physical and mental well-being and is recommended by the NHS.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th September 2016
  • Sporting Commitment

    The Council has taken swift action to ensure that Bedworth Cricket Club does not miss out on external grants required for the refurbishment of the Johnson Pavilion in the Miners Welfare Park.

    Published on Wednesday, 14th September 2016
  • Instagram logo

    Showcasing Nuneaton and Bedworth in photos with Instagram

    Instagram is a fun and quirky way to share pictures with friends and family – but now we want you to show us the best of our wonderful borough.

    Published on Wednesday, 17th August 2016
  • Funding boost for Bailey Park in Bedworth

    A new green gym has been given the go-ahead after securing a funding boost from SUEZ Communities Trust.

    Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016
  • Cemetery Provision

    The focus of a recent meeting between representatives of the Council and the Local Guild of Funeral Directors part of the National Association of Funeral Directors was on the provision of burial land in Nuneaton. The following joint statement has been issued:

    Published on Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
  • Grass cutting

    The grass cutting programme in the Borough is behind schedule and we’re dissatisfied with the current performance of our contractor in this area.

    Published on Tuesday, 28th June 2016
  • Vital Defibrillator purchased 

    A partnership has been formed between the Council, Nuneaton Harriers Community Association, Nuneaton Griff Football Club and Nuneaton Triathlon Club to purchase a much need defibrillator. 

    Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016
  • Nuneaton leads the way with exciting new sport!

    Riversley Park in Nuneaton will soon be home to the County’s first official Footgolf Course recognised by the UK Footgolf Association.

    Published on Friday, 25th March 2016
  • New Outdoor Green Gym on the Horizon

    Old Collycroft Residents Association (OCRA) in Bedworth has been busy over the past few months...

    Published on Friday, 25th March 2016
  • Get Active Hubz

    Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council have launched their 5th Get Active Hub in Camp Hill at the CHESS Centre.

    Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016
  • Start training and put your best foot forward to help mend broken hearts

    Charity Fundraising event to support the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.

    Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016
  • Hands on History - Light

    An ‘enlightening’ experience awaits you at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! Saturday 19 February Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery 11am - 4pm

    Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016

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