Police Incident on Easthorpe Street

There have been some dramatic scenes in our village this evening (Thursday 12th November) after a van ended up on the pavement lodged between parked cars and the wall of a terraced cottage on one of Ruddington’s oldest roads. These three photographs, taken by John Noble of The Three Crowns, show how a street lamp was demolished during the incident, which happened at around 7pm apposite his pub on a narrow section of Easthorpe Street. It followed a lengthy Nottinghamshire Police chase by officers from the St Ann’s knife crime team…

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Cumberland Close Car Criminal Evades Capture

Police say whoever is responsible for puncturing the car tyres of a Ruddington critical care nurse last month – leaving her both with a problem getting to work and a £320 bill to replace them – is still to be identified. It comes as Rushcliffe officers release the August crime statistics for Ruddington {published in full below} which reveal two further incidents of criminal damage to the tyres of other cars parked on Cumberland Close during the same period. The perpetrator’s motive for doing this is unclear, but it’s been…

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Ruddington Nurse Has Tyres Punctured

A village resident, who works within the Critical Care team at a Nottingham Hospital, is appealing to anyone who may have information about the person(s) who deliberately damaged her car in Ruddington to come forward. NHS nurse Georgia Pentz lives in a property without dedicated parking along Easthorpe Street. She drove home earlier this week, after her usual 12.5hr shift in the Intensive Treatment Unit at The Queen’s Medical Centre, to find the nearest available parking space to her house was on Cumberland Close. She parked up there for the night…

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Ruddington Burglaries Continue

There’s been another burglary in Ruddington – less than two weeks after a similar property was broken into on a neighbouring Street. Nottinghamshire Police say the latest incident happened in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 28th March) at around 3.15am at a house on Grange Avenue. This is just around a the corner from the scene of another break-in on Brookside Road on March 15th. However officers have so far released no further details, nor any indication of whether they think the crimes are linked. If you have any information about this incident – particularly if…

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Injured Cyclist Thanks Residents

A cyclist who was hurt in a collision on his daily commute through Ruddington this morning has thanked villagers for rushing to help. Nick Shaw, who lives in Wymeswold, was just leaving Ruddington via Wilford Road (pictured above) when he was in collision with a lorry near Sellors’ Recreation Ground. The lorry failed to stop after the incident which happened at around 8.30am. Mr Shaw was unseated during the accident and nearby residents went to his aid. He told RUDDINGTON.info he was “bruised and shaken” but otherwise okay. His bicycle suffered cosmetic damage and a puncture. Alistair and Jayne Middleton,…

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Beware of Burglars

Nottinghamshire Police are reminding us to make sure our homes are secure following another burglary in Ruddington yesterday (Wednesday 15th March) in which jewellery was stolen. The break-in happened sometime between 07.20am and 5.30pm on Brookside Road. It’s thought the offender climbed over the rear fence before smashing a rear patio door to get inside. The  jewellery stolen was in a distinctive, pink, tiered box . If you have any information about this incident you’re asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000746-15032017. Following this latest theft, Nottinghamshire Police have offered the following crime…

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Ruddington Pub Protest

Valentine’s Day diners at one of our popular village inns are having to negotiate their way past protesters this evening. Nottingham Animal Rights activists have gathered at The Ruddington Arms from 7pm to 9pm, holding up signs and handing out, leaflets to object to ‘Ballotine of Foie Gras’ being an optional starter on the gastropub’s £38.50 romantic menu. An earlier post on their Facebook page said: “We have tried to contact them and they have ignored us. The Ruddington Arms will be selling Foie Gras on their Valentines Special Menu. They know the…

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