Council to Fund Half Term School Meals

Ruddington businesses, community groups and individuals are welcoming Nottinghamshire County Council’s announcement that it will provide the necessary funding for free school meals over this half term. As we reported on Saturday, many in our village, including St Peter’s Junior School Headteacher Michael Bradley, were critical of the Government after a Commons bid to extend free school meal vouchers to holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic was rejected by MPs last week. It prompted footballer Marcus Rashford MBE to step in again with a new plea for local help from Councils and businesses.…

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Concerns for Missing Ruddington Man – FOUND*

Missing Man Macauley Diuk

Police say they’re concerned for the safety of 25 year-old Macauley Diuk, who went missing from the Ruddington area around 1.30am today, Monday 26th October*. Officers describe Macauley (pictured above) as of a stocky build and is around 5ft 7ins tall, with short dark brown hair. It’s not known what he was wearing at the time of his disappearance. If you have seen Macauley, or think you know his whereabouts, you’re asked call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 23 of 26th October 2020. *UPDATE 28th OCT 2020: Police are reporting that…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents‘ featured Ruddington property is an extended, modern, four bedroomed family home – offering immaculately presented accommodation over three floors – with the guide price now reduced to £375,000 – £385,000.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Thomas James Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 984 4660 or emailing  If you purchase a residential property before 31st March 2021, you only start to be liable for Stamp Duty on the amount…

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