Best Bamboo Baby Blanket Boost

A Ruddington based clothing designer has now been recognised by a national newspaper for another of her unique maternity products – created and crafted in Nottinghamshire. Former midwife Olivia Swift first achieved nationwide recognition two years’ ago after designing a fashion top which allows women to breastfeed babies discreetly in public. She set up a new company called Lotus Maternity to market her innovative products via the web from her home in Ruddington. The manufacturing is all done in Nottingham City Centre but the personalised embroidery on her latest Bamboo Baby Blankets is being…

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Swift Success for Ruddington Entrepreneur

A midwife from Ruddington has achieved national recognition after designing a fashion top which allows women to breastfeed babies discreetly in public. Olivia Swift has just received the Bronze award in “The Best of British for Parents” category of Mumii UK‘s “Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards” 2017! Although not previously a fashion designer, nor a mum herself, Olivia told RUDDINGTON.info that she became inspired to create the special top – made out of a translucent chiffon material – during her midwifery training at The University of Nottingham. It was there she began to…

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Amazing Grace

Ruddington’s Grace Hardy has just missed out on being crowned “Miss Nottingham 2017”. Having become one of the top 10 finalists out of 19 women originally competing at this year’s contest, the 19 year old student came an impressive THIRD in Sunday night’s glitzy ceremony held at The Village Hotel in Beeston. The second runner-up was Chloe Adkin from Sutton-In-Ashfield. But it was 16 year old Nottingham student Maisie Hobbs who was crowned Miss Nottingham this year – becoming the youngest ever winner! Maisie wins £250, along with a host of other prizes, as well…

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