New membership categories are now open for Rushcliffe Business Partnership – offering your business an improved promotional opportunity.

A standard, free (silver level) listing now includes the business name, contacts, website, business logo and short summary about your business. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A new, higher (gold level) membership scheme is now also running. Only eight exclusive packages will be available each year – limited to one business from any particular sector.

Retailers in West Bridgford can look to improve their footfall using digital channels - thanks to a new workshop taking place on Friday 20 April.

West Bridgford is part of the #WDYT campaign that is helping high streets increase the number of shoppers through social media.

Businesses can find out more at the event at the Lutterell Hall, running from 6pm to 8pm.

Our monthly business networking meeting takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 6 April. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients.

Rushcliffe Borough Council has commissioned a social media tool to help increase the digital presence of retailers on the high streets of its growth board areas across the borough.

The nationally endorsed #WDYT What Do You Think? campaign will run in West Bridgford, Radcliffe-on-Trent, East Leake, Cotgrave and Bingham giving retailers a chance to promote their goods and services through its targeted social media channels whether they sell on or offline, or both.

People seeking information about business activity in West Bridgford and Rushcliffe can now also visit the (external link) West Bridgford Wire news source. The news website has regular updated content on business openings, closures and announcements.

West Bridgford will welcome some of the world's best triathletes this summer for the inaugural Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham.

The evening event will take place on Thursday 7 June and will witness some of the world’s top triathlon quartets dive into the River Trent, before racing around Victoria Embankment on both bike and foot, just two days before they head north to take on the British leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds.

Information on a range of local business matters including business rates, business funding and local clubs/events can now be found on the Rushcliffe Borough Council website.

Due to the current poor weather conditions, networking at Escabeche on Friday 2 March has been cancelled. Keep up-to-date with all our events on our events page.

The next networking session will take place on Friday 6 April from 8am.

Our monthly business networking meeting takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 2 March. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients.

A digital growth conference 2018 is being staged in Nottingham, delivered by D2N2 and Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire.

The full-day conference will help businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by providing an insight into the latest developments of digital technologies. The event takes place on March 8 at the Village Hotel, Nottingham.

Further information from ebusinessclub and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and phone 07387 141 583.

Our monthly business networking meeting takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 2 February. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients.

There are networking opportunities around Rushcliffe in addition to the monthly networking meetings held at Escabeche in West Bridgford. There is a networking group in Keyworth that meets on the fourth Friday of each month at The Village Cafe Bistro. Their next meeting takes place on Friday 26 January, 8am to 9am. Networking is free, just turn up and buy yourself a drink. Further details from Ian Machan on 07780 646142 and Paul Burrows on 07946 619961.

Happy new year to all members and colleagues - our first monthly business networking meeting of 2018 takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 12 January. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients.

The Rushcliffe Business Partnership would like to wish all partnership members a very merry Christmas and happy new year and we look forward to seeing you and developing more business together in Rushcliffe in 2018.

Rushcliffe Borough Council wants to ensure that businesses in Rushcliffe are making the most of the free support available through the council’s partnership with the D2N2 Growth Hub and the Digital Growth Programme. The council is asking businesses to complete a three-minute survey in order to ensure that future support is tailored to Rushcliffe businesses.

Our monthly business networking meeting takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 1 December. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients. As a festive treat, and as this is the last networking session at Escabeche this year, we are providing some Christmas nibbles for you to enjoy.

For anyone thinking of taking part in the Black Friday offers of late November we thought you may be interested in this blog article by Kerching - there are many interesting arguments as to why you may want to shop locally instead, in our case, taking advantage of all the local shops in our towns and villages throughout Rushcliffe.

Independent commissioners have published a report to assist the West Bridgford Growth Board, part of Rushcliffe Borough Council, in their efforts to drive the economy in its town centre.

Mick Burrows, Kim Cassidy and Tim Richmond OBE, three independent commissioners, have released six key themes that focus on ways the Board could enhance West Bridgford's retail and leisure offer through a more integrated and future proofed approach.

View the Rushcliffe Borough Council website for more information

Businesses are being encouraged to register for a two-day workshop exploring renewable solar and storage energy, taking place 5-6 December, at The University of Nottingham's Innovation Park. Future energy options will be outlined, regulations explained and finance options explored.

Our monthly business networking meeting takes place at Escabeche in West Bridgford on Friday 3 November. The informal meeting is free to attend, just buy a drink at the bar. The networking runs from 8am to 9am and is a great opportunity to meet new business contacts and clients.