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Flower power

Nuneaton and Bedworth is blossoming nicely in its quest to become the Borough of Bloom.

Published on Monday, 15th July 2019
  • Council secures high court injunction

    Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has successfully obtained a court injunction forbidding named individuals and persons unknown from occupying land within its boundaries.

    Published on Tuesday, 19th March 2019
  • High Court Injunction update – notices of application are posted

    Notices have been posted to publicise the Council’s application for a high court injunction to protect its land from unauthorised traveller incursions.

    Published on Monday, 11th March 2019
  • High Court Injunction Update

    Over recent months the Council has been working to secure a high court injunction to protect its land from unauthorised traveller incursions in conjunction with Warwickshire County Council.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th February 2019
  • Update on the unauthorised traveller encampment at Gala Fields, Nuneaton

    Yesterday afternoon, the Council attended a court hearing at Leamington Spa Court, to request an order for the removal of the unauthorised traveller encampment currently at Gala Fields, Nuneaton.

    Published on Thursday, 17th January 2019
  • Update on unauthorised traveller encampment

    Last night a group of travellers compromised several locked security barriers and concrete blocks to access Borough Council land at Gala Fields, where they have set up an encampment.

    Published on Monday, 14th January 2019
  • Update on traveller encampment at Gala Fields

    Yesterday we were granted a court order to remove the unauthorised traveller encampment on Gala Fields, Nuneaton.

    Published on Friday, 5th October 2018
  • Travellers at Gala Fields

    The Borough Council is taking steps to remove the group of travellers currently occupying Gala Fields.

    Published on Friday, 28th September 2018
  • Travellers at Gala Fields

    This morning, officers from the Borough Council attended Gala Fields to assess the situation following reports of a traveller encampment on the site.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th September 2018
  • Borough in Bloom

    In response to popular demand, the Council is pleased to announce Borough in Bloom, a special flower bed competition for 2019 that will bring even more colour to our beautiful towns.

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018
  • 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 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
  • Sun shines on Bailey Park

    To help celebrate World Health Day - the latest green gym in the borough was opened on Friday 7 April. And the sunshine came out as well.

    Published on Tuesday, 11th April 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
  • Illegal traveller encampments - an open and transparent view

    The Council’s Scrutiny Panel meeting on 8th December will go ahead as planned.

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd November 2016
  • Unauthorised traveller encampments on council land

    Like many local authorities across the country, we have recently experienced a significant number of illegal traveller encampments.

    Published on Tuesday, 25th 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
  • Help us keep our parks safe!

    Unfortunately, during recent months, we’ve experienced problems with anti-social behaviour within some of our parks and have been particularly concerned about groups of young people smashing bottles.

    Published on Wednesday, 31st 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
  • Thousands come out to celebrate their favourite green space for Love Parks Week

    An extra special year as Love Parks Week celebrates its 10th anniversary.

    Published on Friday, 15th July 2016
  • Extension to the cemetery at Oaston Road

    At a meeting of Cabinet this evening, the decision was taken to extend the cemetery at Oaston Road by making use of the land currently occupied by the Cemetery Lodge.

    Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016
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    Climb4Life goes to town

    Rock climbing offers unique physical and mental challenges and is recommended by the NHS. Want to have a go? Drop into town to try out the Council’s new mobile climbing tower.

    Published on Monday, 23rd May 2016

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