Post Office Closure

The Easter break will be slightly longer than usual for one of our village traders.  Ruddington Post Office at 4, High Street will be shut from 5.30pm today (Thursday April 1st) until 9.00am on Tuesday. Owner Nikki Wright explains: “This weekend we are closed temporarily for some building work which we are having done. This will make our working environment easier”. Nikki and her team took over the running of the Post Office and shop last November after the Patels decided to sell their successful business. They have remained open as an…

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Stay Safe in our Play Areas this Christmas

Residents and visitors to Rushcliffe Country Park and other public open spaces and play areas in Ruddington are being reminded to follow simple steps to have fun safely through the festive season. Rushcliffe Borough Council anticipates its Country Parks in particular will remain very popular over the holidays, as villagers and visitors feel the need to get regular exercise and fresh air to assist with both our physical and mental health.  Additionally, we are still only able to meet up with others in public open spaces under with continuing Tier 3…

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Ruddington Soft Play Centre Will Not Reopen

It was on Guy Fawkes’ Night almost six years’ ago that an imaginative addition to Ruddington kids’ social scene first lit up children’s faces in our village. On November 5th 2014 a new soft play centre called ‘Dizzy Rascalz’ opened its doors on Brookside Road and became an instant hit with youngsters and their parents. In March 2020, however, like so many other businesses, it was forced to close temporarily due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Now the owners have decided the knock-on effect of the ‘lockdown’ – plus new operating restrictions and guidelines…

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