Ruddington Musician’s Lockdown Legacy

A guitar tutor and session guitarist from our village has something to show for his three months ‘in confinement’ – his debut album! Dan Cartwright, who lives on Brookside Road in Ruddington, has taught guitar and drums at many nearby schools, including South Wolds Academy, West Bridgford School, and Willow Brook Primary. “I started teaching when I left South Wolds Academy in Keyworth in the mid-nineties” says Dan. “Since then I’ve been in various bands and must have played nearly every pub/club in Notts. But, nine years ago, my daughter…

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New Boss at the Framework Knitters’ Museum

Ruddington’s historic Framework Knitters’ Museum has announced it has a new Curator. Jim Grevatte is taking over the management role during exciting times for our village heritage site – which very recently secured Heritage Lottery Funding for its future expansion plans. Having been in post for just two years, departing Curator Nicola Wood has left for a new job at Canalside Heritage Centre in Beeston Rylands as full time manager. FKM Trustee Faye Stenson comments: “We’d like to thank Nicola for the huge amount she’s achieved for our museum and wish her all the…

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Cheaper Ruddington bus travel for 16 & 17 year olds!

Ruddington’s main bus operator has announced that passengers aged 16 and 17 will shortly be able to take advantage of lower fares.  This comes as the age threshold for adult rates on Nottingham City Transport increases from 16 to 18 this weekend. From Sunday 28th August anyone aged 17 or below catching our Navy 3 or Green 10 NCT services to or from Ruddington will be able to pay just £1 – in a move designed to help apprentices, college and sixth form students across the city.  The same fare will also apply across other…

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