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Leonard Perkins House raise £500 for Mary Ann Evans Hospice

Residents of Leonard Perkins House in Bulkington managed to fundraise a whopping £500 for Mary Ann Evans Hospice from a jumble sale they hosted just before Christmas.

Published on Tuesday, 14th January 2020
  • Treasures on Tour: Middlemarch by George Eliot at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

    A draft manuscript of Middlemarch by local writer George Eliot is being loaned by the British Library so that it can be displayed at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery until March 1 2020.

    Published on Wednesday, 8th January 2020
  • BBC show

    Tune in to see Borough residents pay tribute to George Eliot on BBC 4 this weekend!

    The BBC will celebrate George Eliot’s legacy this weekend and mark her Bicentenary year with a unique, new documentary which reveals the fascinating life of the region’s beloved Victorian novelist.

    Published on Friday, 8th November 2019
  • food and gift fair

    Two brand new Christmas food & gift fairs!

    Pick ‘n’ Mix Events are happy to announce that they will be hosting two Christmas Food and Gift fairs in Nuneaton and Bedworth this year!

    Published on Monday, 4th November 2019
  • Scenes of George Eliot Country at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

    We are celebrating the bicentenary year of George Eliot’s birth! Join us to illuminate the places that made and inspired her from November 16 2019 - March 1 2020.

    Published on Friday, 1st November 2019
  • Bedworth Market Craft Fairs

    We have two exciting upcoming Craft Fairs in Bedworth Market on Saturday, 2 November and Saturday, 7 December both from 9am to 2pm.

    Published on Wednesday, 30th October 2019
  • world polio day

    Wild Poliovirus Type 3 Has Been Eradicated Worldwide!

    Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council showed their support for World Polio Day last Thursday by lighting up the Town Hall in purple.

    Published on Monday, 28th October 2019
  • bonfire

    Bonfire Night in Nuneaton and Bedworth

    Nuneaton and Bedworth will be having firework displays on Saturday the 2nd of November. The display is by Jonathan Fireworks.

    Published on Friday, 25th October 2019
  • half term

    Free Half Term Activities at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

    There will be free 'Man on the Moon' themed half term activities from Tuesday 29th October - Thursday 31st October at the Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery from 10.30am - 3.30pm

    Published on Thursday, 24th October 2019
  • Closure Order for Bedworth Home on Charles Eaton Road

    A Bedworth home being used by drug users, and causing anti-social behaviour has been officially shut down.

    Published on Thursday, 24th October 2019
  • Bedworth's Second Classic Car Show Success!

    This past Sunday Bedworth’s Classic Car Show made a return and the event was a huge success.

    Published on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019
  • world polio day

    Town Hall to light up in support of World Polio Day

    The Arbury Rotary Club are working in collaboration with Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council to light up the exterior of the Town Hall in purple to show support for World Polio Day on Thursday the 24th of October.

    Published on Tuesday, 22nd October 2019
  • poppy appeal

    Nuneaton and Bedworth Poppy Appeal Launch

    It is the 98th Anniversary for the Poppy Appeal this year.

    Published on Monday, 21st October 2019
  • New Age is Just a Number campaign launches this month!

    Nuneaton and Bedworth are supporting Everyone Active's new campaign this month.

    Published on Thursday, 17th October 2019
  • Bedworth Classic car show july 2019

    Bedworth's Classic Car Show Makes a Comeback!

    Bedworth's Classic Car Show is coming back for a second time bigger and better!

    Published on Tuesday, 8th October 2019
  • MOD Gold Award for NBBC

    The Borough Council has today been recognised for its outstanding support for the Armed Forces community with a Gold award from the MOD Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

    Published on Thursday, 22nd August 2019
  • Borough’s first citizen to honour George Eliot at Fellowship’s wreath-laying event

    The Borough Mayor, Cllr June Tandy, will be amongst those laying wreaths at the George Eliot Fellowship’s annual wreath-laying event on Sunday 30th June 2019.

    Published on Wednesday, 26th June 2019
  • NBBC marks the start of Armed Forces Week by raising the Armed Forces Day flag

    NBBC has raised the Armed Forces Day flag to mark the start of Armed Forces week. 

    Published on Monday, 24th June 2019
  • Youth traders join line-up of stalls at Nuneaton Street Market

    Budding business entrepreneurs from Oak Wood Secondary School will pitch up at Nuneaton’s Street Market next Wednesday 19th June.

    Published on Friday, 14th June 2019
  • NBBC author tells a grisly local tale

    A new book written by a Borough Council employee is set to give fresh insight into nineteenth century Nuneaton and attract visitors to the town.

    Published on Friday, 31st May 2019
  • Please vote to name our mascot

    Will it be George, Lenny the Lion, Georgina Eliot or Dan de Lion? Take part in our Twitter poll to name the new Borough Lottery mascot.

    Published on Friday, 26th April 2019
  • Happy Birthday Borough Lottery

    Love Your Community – Happy 1st Birthday Borough Lottery!

    Join us to celebrate the first birthday of the Borough Lottery.

    Published on Friday, 12th April 2019
  • Final phase of Pride in Camp Hill programme begins

    On 22 February 2019 the Council made a Compulsory Purchase Order, named the “Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council (Camp Hill Phase 3 – Hazel Road, Edinburgh Road, Hillcrest Road and Gorsy Way) Compulsory Purchase order 2019.”

    Published on Wednesday, 6th March 2019
  • A successful six months for Borough Lottery

    It’s all good news for the Borough Lottery as it marks its six month anniversary this week.

    Published on Friday, 2nd November 2018
  • Market cancelled due to strong winds

    Nuneaton’s regular street market has been cancelled for tomorrow, Wednesday 19 September 2018, due to strong winds.

    Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018
  • Nuneaton welcomes crowds for Stage 4 of Tour of Britain cycle race

    Thousands of spectators lined the streets of Warwickshire to see top cyclists battle it out in the UK’s most prestigious road race.

    Published on Wednesday, 5th September 2018
  • Making an entrance

    The entrance to Bedworth’s prized Miners’ Welfare Park is being transformed as part of the Town’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

    Published on Monday, 13th August 2018
  • Regiment exercises Freedom of Entry to the Borough

    The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers will be exercising their right to march through Nuneaton on Sunday 9 June 2019.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th July 2018
  • Veterans welcome latest grant funding success

    Local veteran organisations have welcomed the Council’s latest grant funding success and spoken of the difference it will make to their members.

    Published on Thursday, 14th June 2018
  • Making a noise about Noise Action Week

    Every year the Council’s Environmental Protection Team challenges itself to come up with new initiatives to promote Noise Action Week, which takes place at the end of each May.

    Published on Thursday, 14th June 2018
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth join the procession

    Sunday 10 June

    Published on Monday, 11th June 2018
  • Town centres wifi goes live!

    Nuneaton and Bedworth go digital...

    Published on Friday, 8th June 2018
  • Winners promote Borough Lottery

    Lucky winners of the Council’s new Borough Lottery are urging others to buy tickets and get behind local good causes.

    Published on Friday, 25th May 2018
  • Unprecedented lottery wins in Nuneaton and Bedworth

    Gatherwell Ltd, the Council’s official lottery operator, has reported an exceptional number of wins in the new Borough Lottery.

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018
  • First draw tomorrow!

    THE first draw of the new Borough lottery takes place at 8pm tomorrow Saturday 28 April.

    Published on Friday, 27th April 2018
  • Good news for good causes!

    Borough lottery tickets have been on sale for less than two weeks and are off to a flying start!

    Published on Tuesday, 10th April 2018
  • Good causes sign up to new Borough lottery

    Charities and community groups from across Nuneaton and Bedworth have been signing up as good causes for the new Borough lottery.

    Published on Tuesday, 13th March 2018
  • Calling all good causes

    The Council is inviting local charities and other not-for-profit organisations to register as good causes with the Borough’s new lottery.

    Published on Tuesday, 20th February 2018

    Against Sexual Violence in Nuneaton and Bedworth

    Published on Monday, 12th February 2018
  • Disappointment as firework display is cancelled

    Last night, Nuneaton’s Christmas light switch-on event went with a sparkle but not a bang when the firework contractor suffered a major technical fault.

    Published on Monday, 27th November 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
  • Storm Brian forces cancellation of full Nuneaton market for safety reasons

    A full market will not operate in Nuneaton town centre today due to adverse weather conditions.  

    Published on Saturday, 21st October 2017
  • Borough Council officers commended by Police

    Two Borough Council officers have received commendations from Warwickshire Police for their work in relation to Operation Silverton, which followed the Manchester Arena bombing in May this year.

    Published on Wednesday, 11th October 2017
  • New appointment to deliver the Pledge

    NBBC has appointed a Development Officer as part of its pledge to the national Armed Forces Covenant. The post is shared with North Warwickshire Borough Council.

    Published on Wednesday, 27th September 2017
  • Storm Aileen impacts Nuneaton Street Market

    A full market will not operate in Nuneaton town centre today due to adverse weather conditions.

    Published on Wednesday, 13th September 2017
  • NBBC takes court action to tackle antisocial behaviour

    A Bedworth home being used by drug users and causing anti-social behaviour has been officially shut down following court action led by the Borough Council.

    Published on Thursday, 7th September 2017
  • Nuneaton FaB Street Food returns on Saturday 2 September

    Now that Nuneaton’s had a taste for it, street food is firmly on the town centre menu and FaB Street Food returns on Saturday 2 September.

    Published on Thursday, 31st August 2017
  • Picnic in the Park

    Change Makers is inviting everyone to join them at Bailey Park, Bedworth on Wednesday 16th August for a fun-filled few hours.

    Published on Monday, 7th August 2017

    SUNSATION, the Borough Council’s holiday activity programme, will bring a host of fun-filled activities on Tuesdays to Nuneaton and on Fridays and Saturdays to Bedworth.

    Published on Thursday, 20th July 2017
  • Showing support for Manchester

    Following the tragic bombing event in Manchester on 22 May and the subsequent arrest of a man in Nuneaton in connection with the attack, Dennis Harvey, Leader of the Council has issued this message on behalf of NBBC.  

    Published on Thursday, 25th May 2017
  • Books of Condolence

    We have three books of condolence available to sign to pass on condolences following the attack in Manchester last night.

    Published on Tuesday, 23rd May 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
  • Saturday Entertainment

    Experience a mix of cultures, music and entertainment around the borough this weekend.

    Published on Wednesday, 26th 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
  • Egg-cellent Bank Holiday Easter Eggstravaganza!

    Easter is a time to celebrate spring arriving, indulge in chocolate treats and revel in extra time with family and friends.

    Published on Thursday, 20th April 2017
  • Funding success will support armed forces community

    NBBC in partnership with NWBC has successfully secured funding from the Ministry of Defence to deliver plans that support local military personnel, veterans and forces families.

    Published on Wednesday, 19th April 2017
  • Illegal Encampments and their effects on communities

    Last week, Nuneaton and Bedworth wrote to the Department of Communities and Local Government and suggested changes in the legislation to our enforcement powers.

    Published on Friday, 7th April 2017
  • Easter Eggstravaganza!

    HOP on down to Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres for an Easter packed weekend of fun!

    Published on Monday, 3rd April 2017
  • Healthier Communities

    Earlier this year, £30,000 was given to fund community based projects creating healthier communities in the borough.

    Published on Monday, 20th March 2017
  • All things fun this Saturday

    We have heaps of fun and entertainment not to be missed this weekend in Nuneaton Town Centre.

    Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017
  • Flying the flag for the Commonwealth

    The Borough Council will 'Fly a Flag for Commonwealth Day’ at 10am on Monday 13 March at the Town Hall.

    Published on Friday, 10th March 2017
  • #PHOTOADAY Challenge

    During February we ran a Photo a day challenge over social media. For every day of the month you would use each theme for inspiration to take some beautiful pictures around our borough.

    Published on Friday, 10th March 2017
  • Council Tax email refund scam

    We’ve been made aware of an email scam concerning a claim for a Council Tax refund via email. If you receive an email like this – please don’t share any details and delete the email.

    Published on Thursday, 2nd March 2017
  • Half Term Entertainment

    This Saturday 25th February we’re bringing magic, mayhem and all things fun to Nuneaton Town Centre for some half term entertainment.

    Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017
  • Love is in the air

    If you have a burning declaration of love and want to share it with the world, then drop into Nuneaton or Bedworth next week.

    Published on Friday, 3rd February 2017
  • 28 Reasons to Love our Borough

    Get your cameras ready, here’s a challenge - share with us the beauty of our borough with a ‘photo a day’ throughout February.

    Published on Wednesday, 1st February 2017
  • A real Christmas surprise for Nuneaton!

    Nuneaton residents woke up this morning to find an 11m Christmas tree in the centre of town.

    Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016
  • Risk factor - alocohol awareness week

    Alcohol Awareness Week

    Nuneaton and Bedworth residents are being asked to think about their relationship with alcohol during a nationwide campaign this month.

    Published on Monday, 14th November 2016
  • Your Opinion: Have you been assisted by our Taxi Marshals?

    It’s been a year since taxi marshals have been helping revellers in Nuneaton get home safely at night and now we want your opinion on how they’ve performed.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016
  • Cyber crime

    Your Opinion: Cyber-crime and the impact it's having locally

    Warwickshire residents can take part in the second annual cyber-crime survey that assesses the impact that online crime is having around the county.

    Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016
  • Nuneaton broadband

    Public consultation opened to further extend coverage of superfast broadband across Warwickshire

    A public consultation for broadband availability has opened and residents of the borough are being urged to take part.

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd November 2016
  • Half Term Fun!

    There's plenty going on this half term in our town centres.

    Published on Friday, 21st October 2016
  • Demolition work to begin on Pool Bank car park in Nuneaton

    The demolition of council garages which have for some time been a cause of concern for residents is due to commence this week.

    Published on Wednesday, 19th October 2016
  • Bedworth swimtobirds

    Instagram competition: Organic September winner

    And the winner of organic September Instagram competition is aswimtobirds' evening shot of Bedworth.

    Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016
  • World Homeless Day

    World Homeless Day 2016

    Homelessness can happen to anyone at any time in their lives and today we want to raise awareness of this plight.

    Published on Monday, 10th October 2016
  • Organic September`

    Pick your favourite photo on our Instagram

    Last month we asked for your organic September shots and after perusing them all, we have picked four of the best!

    Published on Wednesday, 5th October 2016
  • Cyber crime

    Cyber crime is on the rise - know how to protect yourself!

    With the rise in cyber-crime, this October will be used once again to promote the Get Safe Online Campaign.

    Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016
  • Traveller Update

    Travellers vacated Donnithorne Avenue last night but have moved onto our land at the Old Running Track on Avenue Road opposite the Pingles Leisure Centre.

    Published on Friday, 30th September 2016
  • Latest statement on illegal encampments in the borough

    "Council staff and Police have visited the 19 newly arrived caravans at Donnithorne Avenue and have issued directions to leave the site.

    Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016
  • Update on travellers at Donnithorne Avenue, Hemdale Business Park and Tavistock Drive

    Latest information on the traveller encampments around Nuneaton.

    Published on Monday, 26th September 2016
  • Traveller Update

    Directions to leave have now been issued by the Council on three groups of 17 travellers caravans in total, at Tavistock Drive, Tiverton Way and Donnithorne Avenue.

    Published on Friday, 23rd 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
  • Nuneaton and Bedworth locals do a runner to help mend broken hearts

    Sign up for next year's event now!

    Published on Tuesday, 26th July 2016
  • Armed Forces Week

    THE traditional flag raising ceremony marked the start of the Armed Forces Week in Nuneaton & Bedworth.

    Published on Monday, 20th June 2016
  • BBC Midlands out and about

    The BBC in the Midlands – through Midlands Today, Inside Out and Local Radio - has been delivering surprising stories from familiar places for many years.

    Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016
  • Borough burial grounds

    As there has been further press speculation regarding burial grounds within the Borough, the Council would like to set out the facts as follows:

    Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016
  • Burial Grounds

    In response to recent press coverage regarding burial grounds within the Borough, the Council would like to clarify the position with the following statement.

    Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016

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