Third Olympics for Village Skater!

An ice dancer from Ruddington has secured her place on Team GB at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang after winning an Olympic qualifying competition this weekend! Penny Coomes and figure skating partner Nick Buckland, who hails from Wilford, built on their initial lead in the “Short Dance” section with victory in yesterday’s “Free Dance” at Oberstdorf in Germany – so lifting the Nebelhorn Trophy. You can see their winning routine >>HERE<<. This victory means that South Korea will now be the third trip to a Winter Olympics for our local duo…

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Robin Hood Marathon Bus Changes

Ruddington’s bus passengers are being warned of changes to their services during this weekend’s Robin Hood Marathon. Sunday’s Full and Half Marathons (24th September) will affect numerous routes including Nottingham City Transport’s (NCT’s) Navy 3 and Green 10/10C on their way to and from the city. This year, London Road will be closed in both directions at the start of the marathon and buses will not be able to serve Trent Bridge between 09:20 and 10:20 and are diverting via Lady Bay Bridge. People heading to the Marathon will need…

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NCT’s #RuddyGoodDayOut | Ruddington Grange Golf Club

Ruddington Grange Golf Club: Catch the Navy 3 to Grange Court. Try out the 18 hole par 72 golf course – or just pop in for a drink and a meal. Since it was created in 1988, Ruddington Grange has acquired a reputation as one of Nottinghamshire’s very best courses. It is open seven days a week and green fees start at just £10 per person.

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It’s All Change at Ruddington FC

As Ruddington soccer fans mark time until the 2017/2018 season begins it seems our main local side is going through turbulent times at the moment. After Ruddington Village Football Club’s unprecedented success the previous year in the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, last year it was rather a different story. Ruddington Village FC player and new publicity officer Ricky Benwell writes: “It’s all change, resulting in all hands on deck at Elms Park this close season as Ruddington Village Senior Men’s Football teams begin preparing for the 2017/2018 football season. Following the clubs first major trophy in…

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Ruddington’s Help in Marking 300 Years

This Saturday in Nottingham an interesting tercentenary is being celebrated – and Ruddington is playing a pivotal role. It was back on the 24th of June 1717 that four Freemasons’ lodges in London got together to create the original Grand Lodge. Now, three hundred years on, Nottinghamshire Masons are putting on a ‘Community Fun Day’ in the Old Market Square to mark the milestone. It’s taking place on Saturday the 17th June, between 10am and 5pm and it’s a celebration partly aimed at “demystifying” Freemasonry by letting the public in general know of the many local causes and charities which benefit from their continuous…

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Village Plan Out Soon

It’s been announced that another milestone will be reached this summer with the publication of the final Ruddington Village Plan –  your vision for how our village should develop over the next 5 to 10 years. Originally begun in 2013, the Village Plan has been painstakingly formulated by an independent steering group made up of around twenty volunteers who live and/or work in Ruddington alongside up to three Ruddington Parish Council representatives. Supported throughout the process by staff from Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire, it’s been created based on the issues and concerns that were raised by a detailed questionnaire delivered to all village households…

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Ruddington’s Role in 300th Celebrations

Ruddington is playing its part in celebrating an interesting tercentenary in Nottinghamshire this year. It was back on the 24th of June 1717 that four Freemasons’ lodges in London got together to create the original Grand Lodge. Now, three hundred years on, Nottinghamshire Masons are putting on a ‘Community Fun Day’ in Nottingham’s Old Market Square to mark the milestone. It’s taking place on Saturday the 17th June, between 10am and 5pm, and it’s a celebration partly aimed at “demystifying” Freemasonry – and letting the general public know of the many local causes and charities which benefit from their continuous but often…

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Bowls Club Open Day

If you’ve ever fancied a go at bowling you’ve a chance to try it out for FREE at the weekend. Ruddington Lawn Bowls Club is holding an Open Day on Sunday the 14th of May from 2.30pm to 5pm at their Elms Park base. You’ll be able to try your hand at bowls, hear about the club and enjoy refreshments. Whether you’re experienced or a novice, you’re invited drop in (take a friend!) and see if the game and our village club are for you? Experienced players wishing to return to the game are also very welcome to go along, to try the green…

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Hash House Harriers Return!

A member of a Leicestershire running group – who will be back in Ruddington this Sunday (23rd April) – has taken to social media to warn residents of their next visit! This follows the alarm that was caused back in January when piles of mysterious white powder appeared around our village centre. Speculation was rife as to who might be responsible and why it was there – and even whether the unidentified substance might ave been be harmful to our pets and wildlife. You can read the full story >>HERE<<. Earlier today Cadi Lambert…

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‘All Stars Cricket’ for Ruddington

Ruddington Cricket Club has announced a major new initiative to get children in our village to take up the sport. It’s just become one of the first fully accredited centres to offer ‘All Stars Cricket’. It’s a key milestone in the club’s 167 year history. All Stars Cricket is a brand new idea from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket. It’s designed to be a fun and active way to develop a child’s skills. Ash Roberts from Ruddington CC told RUDDINGTON.info “Through our eight-week programme…

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