Story Hullabaloo for Under 5s

Free, half an hour interactive story and rhyme sessions are for under fives and their parents or carers. Join in from 2.30pm to 3pm on the first and third Thursday of the month at Ruddington Library.  “Babies and young children love stories, songs and rhymes. These, fun and friendly sessions are a great way to help build a love of books and find new stories to share together” said Inspire. Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events in good faith and can’t be held responsible for any changes or cancellations of…

Read More

Hear2Help Clinic

The monthly community clinic provides hearing aid maintenance and support for people with NHS hearing aids.  ‘Hear2Help‘ offers “trouble-shooting maintenance for your hearing aids, including batteries, re-tubing and cleaning.” The clinic can also provide advice and support about managing hearing loss for you or someone else. The clinics are free. But they’re run by a small charity ‘Hear2Help’ along with the registered charity ‘Hear Together’ and rely on donations, so please make a voluntary contribution if you can – £5 is suggested. Walk-in sessions are held at St Peter’s Rooms between 10am and 11am, usually on the…

Read More

Hear2Help Clinic

This 1-hourly community clinic is to provide hearing aid maintenance and support for people with NHS hearing aids.  The monthly clinic offers “trouble-shooting maintenance for your hearing aids, including batteries, re-tubing and cleaning.” The clinic can also provide advice and support about managing hearing loss for you or someone else. The clinics are free. But they’re run by a small charity ‘Hear2Help’ and along with the registered charity ‘Hear Together’ rely on donations, so please make a voluntary contribution if you can – £5 is suggested. Walk-in sessions are held at St Peter’s Rooms between 10am…

Read More

‘Music in Mind’ Christmas Party

Singalong! This is Bloomin’ Dementia’s invitation to its ‘fully inclusive / dementia friendly’ Christmas Party on 21st December from 10.30am to 12.30 at Ruddington Village Hall. ‘Music in Mind’ is by The Joyful Jukebox. The charity says “join us as we sing and dance“. It’s free entry and there’ll be refreshments. The charity formed in 2017 with the aim to be ‘focused and committed to the relief of those living with dementia and related disorders in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.’ Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events in good faith and can’t…

Read More

Ruddington Business Partnership

Ruddington Business Partnership is a monthly networking event for local business and trades people. You can join in from 8.15am-9.15am every 3rd Friday of the month. In December, the meeting will be held at The Next Episode on Dutton’s Hill. It’s completely FREE to attend, and you can just turn up. However, if possible, you’re asked to indicate you’ll be going along beforehand via Eventbrite >>HERE<< to give the venue an idea of numbers. It’s also usually considered ‘good form’ to purchase a coffee or other refreshment whilst you’re in there! Organisers Rushcliffe Business Partnership say it’s…

Read More

Ruddington’s Little Library

Local residents are certainly coming up with some imaginative ways of coping with the current cost of living crisis – and this latest one is good for our planet, too!  It has recycling at its heart and, as the name suggests, it won’t cost you a penny to use. You may already have spotted Ruddington’s ‘Little Free Library’ if you’ve headed along St Mary’s Crescent recently, without actually realising what this smart little wooden cupboard is all about, or what’s in it.  Of course, a closer inspection reveals the answer is books –…

Read More

‘Music in Mind’ by The Joyful Jukebox

“Join us as we sing and dance at our twice monthly singalong!” says Bloomin’ Dementia.  ‘Music in Mind’ is by The Joyful Jukebox from 10.30am to 12-noon at Ruddington Village Hall. It’s free entry, every fortnight on a Wednesday. The last event for this year is planned for the 21st December 2022.   The charity formed in 2017 with the aim to be ‘focused and committed to the relief of those living with dementia and related disorders in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.’ Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events in good…

Read More

Hear2Help Clinic

These 1-hourly community clinics are to provide hearing aid maintenance and support for people with NHS hearing aids.  Hear2Help offer “trouble-shooting maintenance for your hearing aids, including batteries, re-tubing and cleaning.” The clinic can also provide advice and support about managing hearing loss for you or someone else. The clinics are free – but Hear2Help is a small charity, and ‘Hear Together’ relies on donations, so please make a voluntary contribution if you can.  £5 is suggested. Walk-in sessions are held at St Peter’s Rooms between 11.30am and 12.30pm, usually on the first Thursday of the…

Read More

Hear2Help Clinic

These 1-hourly community sessions are to provide hearing aid maintenance and support for people with NHS hearing aids.  Hear2Help offer “trouble-shooting maintenance for your hearing aids, including batteries, re-tubing and cleaning.” The clinic can also provide advice and support about managing hearing loss for you or someone else. The walk-in clinics are free. But Hear2Help is a small charity and ‘Hear Together’ rely on donations so please donate a voluntary contribution if you can; £5 is suggested. Clinics are usually held at St Peter’s Rooms between 11.30am and 12.30pm on the first Thursday in the month during…

Read More

Join the Ruddy Rebels!

Women who want to run with others – or get back into running – are being invited along to a series of FREE ‘Couch to 5k’ running sessions starting in Ruddington this week. They’ve been organised by Notts Women Runners in Rushcliffe Country Park since 2016 – as the sub group ‘Ruddy Rebels’ – but have been on ‘hiatus’ since COVID-19 struck, just over two and a half years’ ago. Rachel Lesesne, one of the three run leaders, explains: “Our last official beginners group graduated in March 2020 {pictured top}, just a…

Read More