Village Car Dealer Expands into Vans

A Ruddington based business which prides itself on sourcing quality used cars to customers’ exact requirements has announced it will now offer the same bespoke service for those wanting vans. National Car Finder was launched at Kempson Court in April 2016 by Jon Lee. He previously worked as a car auctioneer for almost 30 years – a job which brought him to live in Ruddington around 14 years’ ago. He told RUDDINGTON.info: “The idea of a business which would help people save money and get the right car just ate…

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The Team from Ives Arrives!

Ruddington’s historic Barclays Bank premises are now home to another business which can help you look after your money – a new branch of an established local solicitors. Ives & Co was founded in Plumtree in 1986 by Vivienne Ives before being taken over by current Directors Ruth Stevenson and Paul Thomas eight years’ ago. Their head office is still at “The Forge” in Plumtree – in addition to their new premises here at 6, High Street which opened for business on April 23rd. Paul told RUDDINGTON.info: “It’s good to have a high street…

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Ruddington’s Own ‘Fame’ School

The rather understated purple doorway leading into Number 5, Charles Street, may not seem quite as salubrious as the famous ‘High School of Performing Arts’ in New York City did back in the ’80s. But Ruddington’s ‘Freedom Dance & Performance’ has always aimed big – and consequently has found perhaps rather more than it’s fair share of ‘Fame’ along the way!? Principal Stacey Gaunt is a fully qualified I.S.T.D teacher with years of experience both as a performer and choreographer. She launched ‘Freedom’ in our village in 2002 with the motto “Training tomorrow’s stars…

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Brookside Autoservices

“Good quality work at competitive rates, not going over a quoted price, keeping customers well informed and getting jobs finished on schedule.” Those are the principles which have kept Brookside Auto Services doing brisk business in Ruddington for almost thirty years. Being a little hidden out of the way, round on Brookside Road, has meant that customer recommendations have always been important to their continuing success. Business partners Dave Pearson and John Dennis amalgamated their previous motor repair and servicing companies to create Brookside Auto Services in the early nineties.…

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The Old Bakehouse Tearoom

If you’re looking for a cosy and welcoming place you can pop into for tea or coffee, and perhaps a bite to eat, then why not give Ruddington’s Old Bakehouse Tearoom a try? Owner Lesley Wells and her team always go that extra mile to make you feel at home in quintessentially English surroundings! Lesley has been running the former Horspool’s Bakery Shop on Church Street since July 2012. She says “I always had a dream to open a traditional village tea shop in later life” and set about completely refurbishing the interior…

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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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Village Bio-Gas Buses Enter Service

Ruddington’s very first bio-gas powered double decker buses will begin operating THIS SUNDAY, the 16th of July. A fleet of five dedicated buses are going into service on the Green 10 route to the City via Loughborough Road, Greythorne Drive and Trent Bridge to replace the less eco-friendly, diesel double deckers. At peak times on weekdays and on Sundays/Bank Holiday Mondays these buses also extend their run as the Green 10X & Green 10C upto Rushcliffe Country & Business Park. After special previews in the Old Market Square, and at Ruddington’s 2017 Beer Festival, local residents, councillors and…

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