Co-op hands over £15.6K to Local Good Causes

Ruddington’s Co-op Supermarket has today presented cheques totalling over fifteen thousand pounds to the three beneficiaries of last year’s ‘Local Community Fund’. The grand local total for the 2018/2019 ‘Big Co-op Payout’ was £15,665.20 – comprising £5610.45 for Bloomin’ Dementia (top photo), plus £4827.65 for St. Peter’s Church and £5227.10 for Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park (below). Bloomin’ Dementia volunteer Amy Troke said it’s great that all their events planned for the coming year have now been paid for thanks to Co-op customers: “We organise sing-a-longs and themed events around Christmas and Easter, a Summertime Ball –…

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NCT’s #RuddyGoodDayOut | St Peter’s Church

St Peter’s Church: Catch the Navy 3 or Green 10 to Ruddington Church. The chapel of St Mary, built in 1459, became Ruddington’s parish church when St Peter’s Church in nearby Flawford was demolished in 1773. Much of the current Grade II listed Gothic style building dates from 1824 but it retains the chancel and steeple from the ancient fabric. The impressive manual pipe organ was installed in 1908 and made by Brindley & Foster of Sheffield. The church is in frequent use for worship as well as other village events…

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Ruddington Couple Renew Vows

A couple who’ve lived in Ruddington for 27 years renewed their vows on Saturday at St Peter’s Church. It was to coincide with Mandy and Ian Baker’s 28th wedding anniversary. The service was attended by close family and friends – after which the couple were driven away in a vintage vehicle for drinks and to cut their extra-special anniversary cake. Mandy is well known in the village. She was a childminder on Wilford Road for ten years before going on to her current job at James Peacock School. Our thanks to their daughter Tish…

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