Manor Park Plans Published

A long anticipated new planning application has been submitted to Rushcliffe Borough Council for a retirement complex at Ruddington’s Manor Park. It is for: “Erection of 43 no retirement apartments for older people, guest apartment, communal facilities, access, car parking and landscaping” and has been made on behalf of Churchill Retirement Living. It proposes 29 of these sheltered apartments would be single bedroomed, whilst 14 would have two bedrooms. The application replaces previously approved plans for a 40 unit retirement complex on the site which have since lapsed. Developers still propose to…

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Car Crashes Into Manor Park Gates After Police Chase

A Police pursuit through Ruddington this afternoon ended up with the car the officers were following colliding with the gateway at the Churchill Drive end of Manor Park. It would seem the driver was unaware he would come across a closed gate – which brought the vehicle to an abrupt halt.  Eye witnesses saw one person from the crashed car being detained at the scene but another running off. The front bumper of one police car was ripped off during the incident. Police helicopters could then be seen and heard in the…

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