Approval Recommended for 167 More Green Belt Houses

Ruddington’s two most fought-against Green Belt housing developments are up for discussion by Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) planners this Thursday. The “reserved matters application to seek approval of the access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for the development of 175 new dwellings on land north of Asher Lane” 19/01983/REM follows the shock approval to allow building on this site back in May 2018. But it is the recommendation for Councillors to grant full planning permission to Bloor Homes for a further 167 new homes on the flood-prone agricultural land west…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents‘ featured Ruddington property is at Samson Court – a 2 bedroomed house ideal for first time buyers – with a guide price of just £187,500.  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, emailing ruddington@tjea.com or calling in at 20 High St, Ruddington, NG11 6EH. They’re open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm.

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Storm Ciara Batters Ruddington

Whilst today’s much anticipated winter storm didn’t inflict as much damage here as in other parts of the UK, some villagers are still counting its cost now the strongest winds have died down. With an Amber Weather Warning in place from the Met Office, Storm Ciara began to ravage Ruddington in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 9th January) and saw gusts of up to 60mph during the day, accompanied by a period of torrential rain. This was enough to break several trees – including one adjacent to St…

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Praise for The ‘Walking Bus’

It seems the Ruddington Walking Bus – which launched as a permanent, daily service between Ruddington’s two schools last September – is proving a big hit with parents, pupils and staff. After over a year of planning, and a successful trial in June last year, the Walking Bus between James Peacock Infant and Nursery School in Manor Park and St Peter’s C of E Junior School on Ashworth Avenue now takes children, chaperoned by adults, on a daily walk to their school along a set route – in much the same…

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Ruddington Arrest After Firearms Warrant

Nottinghamshire Police say a 40-year-old man has been arrested during an early morning raid in our village on suspicion of the possession of a firearm. Officers carried out a warrant just before 2.30am today (Tuesday 4th February) at a house on Woodhouse Gardens in Ruddington and recovered what is thought to be a firearm from the property. Detective Constable Paul Parish, who is investigating this case, said: “We take all information we get about firearms extremely seriously and I am pleased we have been able to take what appears to be…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents‘ featured Ruddington property is in Manor Park – a 6 bedroomed family home in an outstanding school location, with a guide price just reduced to £775,000.  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, emailing ruddington@tjea.com or calling in at 20 High St, Ruddington, NG11 6EH. They’re open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm.

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Feast of February Roadworks!

Subject to favourable weather conditions, various highway works are scheduled to take place in our village during the first half of this month which are liable to cause delays and disruption for drivers and for Ruddington bus services. Starting this Monday, 3rd February, work by Severn Trent to install a water connection to the new ‘Willow Court’ property development on Easthorpe Street, approximately 150m west of the A60 Loughborough Road junction means two-way traffic signals are set to be in use for up to four days from 8.00am to 5.00pm. This will be followed from Monday 10th…

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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, you must give Ruddington’s Old Bakehouse Tearoom a try! Owner Lesley Wells and her staff 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. “I always had a dream to open a traditional village tea shop in later life – and found this lovely building which lent itself really…

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Ruddington Roadworks

Highway maintenance and other works scheduled to take place in our village over the next few weeks, which are liable to disrupt traffic, are as follows:- Until Monday 25th May 2020 – Hoarding 19m long x 2.2m high x 3m wide sited at number 2 High Street for building construction by Whytemac Limited – footpath closure plus restriction of parking and road width. Monday 3rd February to Thursday 6th February 2020 – 8.00am to 5.00pm – Two-way traffic signals to install new water connection to the Willow Court property development on Easthorpe Street, approximately…

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THIS MONTH’S OFFERS

Listed alphabetically by name, here are our village traders who are currently part of The Loyalty Scheme run by Ruddington Village Centre Partnership. Show your Loyalty Card to claim this month’s special offers* below (keep scrolling down!). FEBRUARY 2020 #RUDDYGOODOFFERS  Small breakfast and hot drink for £5 between 8-10am Mon-Thur Black Cat Café 24d High Street NG11 6EA | Tel: 0115 921 4747 10% sale off EVERYTHING in store    David Richards Jewellers 7 Church St NG11 6HA | Tel: 0115 984 7729 MON-WED – Lunch For Less from £5 The Frame Breakers 15 High Street NG11…

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