Bottle Top Christmas Tap Takeovers

There’s a special treat for beer lovers over this festive season – as Ruddington’s craft beer and eco-shop becomes a specialist ale ‘bar’ at weekends throughout December. Since opening in May this year, The Bottle Top – run by husband and wife team Anthony and Alex Preston – has been making quite an impression in the former Thomas’s Greengrocers shop at 2, High Street. Anthony is a huge beer fan whilst Alex has been busy introducing a raft of products and initiatives for Ruddington’s more environmentally conscious customers – including the return of plastic-free fruit and veg. You…

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The Bottle Top – Eco Shop!

Even though it only opened on May 10th this year, there’s no doubt that Ruddington’s The Bottle Top on High Street has already become an integral part of village life for many residents – especially craft beer fans and more environmentally conscious customers. Located in the premises previously occupied by the legendary Thomas’s Greengrocers, husband and wife team Anthony and Alex Preston (pictured above) certainly had some big shoes to fill at 2, High Street. However, it quickly became clear that their new business would be much more than just a ‘posh’ off-licence. They promised to…

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Christmas Tree Shredding

If you’ve got a real Christmas tree this year which you’d like to be rid of and recycled after Twelfth Night then please read on… Ruddington Parish Council has announced it is again offering a tree collection and shredding service for our village – but you’ll need to let them know in advance. You’re asked to get in touch by Thursday 11th January – preferably by emailing or ‘phoning their office on 0115 914 6660 – making sure you leave your address and your contact details. RPC says: “As the number of trees…

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