Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents featured property is an extended, semi-detached, family home – with three double bedrooms – four piece bathroom – extensive plot, gardens and driveway – with a guide price of £385,000 and no upward chain.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Thomas James Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 984 4660 or emailing ruddington@tjea.com  Thomas James Estate Agents is located at 20, High St, Ruddington, NG11 6EH and open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:30pm and…

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Dutton’s Hill Closed Again

Unfortunately there are several sets of highway works liable to cause inconvenience and delays for Ruddington motorists during July. These include the total closure of Dutton’s Hill again over the next two Sundays for more gas work. Although these ‘Prohibition of Driving’ notices on that section of Wilford Road should not impinge on weekday traffic this time, drivers cutting through the estate to avoid a longer diversionary route are liable to result in further frustration for home owners along St John’s Road and St Mary’s Crescent in particular. Water connection…

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Housing Slowdown Signs After Record June High

The average UK house price hit a new record high in June but there are “tentative signs of a slowdown”, according to an index writes Nick Aston of Ruddington’s Benwell Daykin Estate & Letting Agents. The Guardian newspaper has reported that the growth of UK house prices slowed this month, an index shows, as the weakening economy, cost of living squeeze, and rising interest rates cooled the market Prices were up by 10.7% in June, slowing from 11.2% in May, Nationwide Building Society said. Prices rose by 0.3% in June, a notable slowdown on…

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Village Market

Our popular monthly Village Market is a superb shopping experience to see stallholders on The Green and also visit Ruddington shops, too. #RuddyGoodDayOut This market usually has over 70 stallholders at The Green on Saturday from 9.00am until 12.30pm. #ShopLocal Organisers will confirm a list of retailers on the village green, and stallholder numbers on a map, nearer the day with us, so watch this space!. The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The market has grown in many ways: initiatives include a Young Entrepreneurs’ Programme (to…

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Ruddington’s King of Takeovers is Taken Over

A high-flying software company based in Ruddington Fields Business Park – which has become well known for its multi-million pound acquisitions of other companies – has revealed that it has now itself been acquired. Ideagen Plc, which employs around 400 people, and has its Head Office at Ergo House on Mere Way, has been taken over by Rainforest Bidco Limited, a newly-incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary of funds managed by Hg Capital. The acquisition follows an initial offer in April, and was implemented by means of a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement. The full…

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New Owners for Day Nursery

A popular Ruddington child care facility, which has been looking after villagers’ babies and pre-school children for the past 23 years, has been sold by its original owner. Ruddington Day Nursery at ‘Grange House’ on Wilford Road was judged ‘Outstanding’ in all three of its Ofsted reports, with the most recent inspection being in 2019.  Its Green Belt countryside location – with natural outdoor spaces for kids to play and learn (the so-called ‘Forest School’) – has been a key part of its success. It has now been acquired by Grandir…

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Ruddington Parish Council Meeting

It’s another opportunity to find out what’s happening and to have your say on what’s planned in our village. The meeting will start at 7.30pm and is in St Peter’s Rooms. Ruddington Parish Council (RPC) meetings are open to all, and time is allocated for residents to share views on items that are on the agenda. RPC says: “The agenda and papers for each meeting will be posted on to our website agenda page once they are available.” Topics for discussion tonight include the latest new village planning applications, the ‘Annual Governance…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Thomas James Estate Agents featured property is an extended, semi-detached, family home – with three bedrooms – utility room and ground floor w/c – gardens front & rear with storage shed – off-road parking plus garage in block – and a guide price of £300,000 to £325,000.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Thomas James Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 984 4660 or emailing ruddington@tjea.com  Thomas James Estate Agents is located at 20, High St,…

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Book for ‘Heat ‘n’ Eat’ Meal on Monday

If you’re a Ruddington resident, living on a tight budget, you can pre-book for a chef-prepared hot meal and a soft drink for just £1 served at St Peter’s Church at 12.30pm. Organisers at St Peter’s Church say “Heat ‘n’ Eat is a new way for everyone to enjoy affordable, good, wholesome food. We hope you’ll want to be part of this new community whether you work at home or in a local office, live alone or with a partner, or simply enjoy socialising.”  This new fortnightly initiative was made possible…

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Book for ‘Heat ‘n’ Eat’ Meal on Monday

If you’re a Ruddington resident, trying to cope with the cost of living, how about a chef-prepared hot meal and a soft drink for just £1 served at St Peter’s Church at 12.30pm? Organisers at St Peter’s Church say “Heat ‘n’ Eat is a new way for everyone to enjoy affordable, good, wholesome food. We hope you’ll want to be part of this new community whether you work at home or in a local office, live alone or with a partner, or simply enjoy socialising.”  This new initiative has been running…

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