Christmas Charity Quiz

This festive pub quiz is taking place at The White Horse Inn on Wednesday 28th December from 7pm to 11pm and is in aid of Ruddington based Bloomin’ Dementia. The charity was 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.’ Your host for the ‘Christmas Charity Quiz’ is Jason Allen (pictured top) and it’s a fiver per person to enter.  The pub advises that there’s no need to book but, if…

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‘Santa’s Sleigh Rides Again’ in Ruddington

See Santa in and around the village and support the Rotary Club of Rushcliffe fundraising for good causes on Wednesday 21st December. ‘Santa Sleigh Rides’ will be in Ruddington and you can donate to the Club’s benevolent fund for local, national and international charities – in particular Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and Ash Lea Special School in Cotgrave. 11am – 5pm | Static collection on Church Street near to the Co-op. Then the sleigh will be touring … … 6pm onwards | Walking Round to include: Distillery Street, Western Fields, Rainham Gardens,…

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‘Santa Sleigh Rides’ 2022

Father Christmas will be touring Ruddington on two dates in December with the Rotary Club of Rushcliffe. Support ‘Santa Sleigh Rides’ because it raises money for The Club’s benevolent fund for local, national and international charities – in particular Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and Ash Lea Special School in Cotgrave. Tuesday 13th December | 6pm onwards The Walking Round to include: Churchill Drive estate, Camelot Street, Woodhouse Gardens, Brookside Road, Clifton Road, St Mary’s Crescent, Packman Drive and Rufford Road Wednesday 21st December | 11am – 5pm Static collection…

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Christmas Fair

All the fun of the fair!  Festive attractions include a chocolate tombola, mulled wine, hook a reindeer, tinsel pull and lots of traders’ stalls. Join in the annual ‘Christmas Fair’ at the Friends of St Peter’s Junior School on Friday 2nd December from 6pm to 8pm. Adult entrance is £1 and children get in for FREE. >> CLICK << the poster for more details on the Christmas Fair: Friends of St Peter’s Junior School Ruddington is a registered charity “to support the school socially, culturally and financially. The Friends Of School group is known as FOS.” You can read about other Christmas events…

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The Best of Ruddington Unveiled

The first-ever ‘Rudd Award’ winners were announced at a special ceremony at St Peter’s Church last night {Friday 18th November}, with a raft of Ruddington favourites celebrated for their contribution to the local community. The inaugural Rudd Awards, organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), was introduced by RVCP Chair Mike Ader and compered by BBC Radio Nottingham Drivetime presenter Verity Cowley {pictured} with a little help from the Vicar of Ruddington Revd Andrew Buchanan. It celebrated 19 independent village businesses, individuals and community groups helping Ruddington village to thrive by building…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Everyone is welcome! The Macmillan Coffee Morning is a get together to raise money for people living with cancer. It’s on for a couple of hours from 10am to 12 noon at Shrimpton Court, on Friday 30th September.   Since the fundraising morning started in 1990 the charity has raised over £290 million nationwide for Macmillan Cancer Support. It says: “It was a rather small affair with a simple idea: guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process. It was so effective, we…

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‘RUDD Awards’ Shortlist Revealed

Organisers of the first ever ‘RUDD Awards’ have just announced the 18 finalists – individuals, businesses and community groups from the village who’ve been shortlisted from over 300 nominations. The inaugural ‘RUDD Awards’ were launched in July 2022 by RVCP, Ruddington Village Community Partnership, to celebrate locals who’re making a difference to life in Ruddington, as well as contributing to a thriving ‘community hub and prosperous high street’. The process was that residents and visitors submitted their nominations in six main categories. Earlier this month the awards committee shortlisted six nominees in each category. Then an…

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‘Rudd Awards’ Overwhelmed by Nominations!

Organisers of the very first ‘Rudd Awards’ have revealed that over 300 nominations were received – as villagers and visitors put forward their favourite Ruddington individuals, businesses and community groups for consideration across the six main categories. The inaugural awards, launched in July by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Nominations were invited across six award categories, with each award sponsored by a different local business. These included ‘Heart of…

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Final Week For Your ‘Rudd Awards’ Nominations!

Nominations for the inaugural Rudd Awards will close this Sunday August 21st at 5pm, giving those wishing to nominate just a few more days to get in their entry for their favourite category. The ‘Rudd Awards’ – launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) last month – celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Ruddington residents and visitors are invited to nominate across six award categories that honour the great and the good within the Ruddington Village community, with each…

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Artex & Ideagen Amongst Local Businesses Backing Rudd Awards

Ruddington companies Artex and Ideagen are amongst several local businesses that have pledged their support to our village’s first ever ‘Rudd Awards’ – which aim to celebrate the best that Ruddington has to offer. Launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) last month, the awards have been created to celebrate our thriving village, as a place to live, work and enjoy. Lead sponsor, Artex Ltd, has been based in Ruddington since the early 1990’s and it is now its only site acting as both head office and sole manufacturing and distribution site.…

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