Roadworks Disruption Set to Worsen

Ruddington residents and businesses are being warned that existing roadworks, coupled with additional highways work which is soon to begin in and near our village, means traffic delays and disruption are likely to get even worse over the coming months. As previously reported, the over-running major project to reshape one of our busiest junctions at the Loughborough Road/Kirk Lane/Flawforth Lane crossroads is now set to continue with four-way temporary traffic signals until Friday 8th November – some sixteen months since work first began. Not only that, it’s planned that Flawforth…

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Will the General Election Affect House Prices?

The Labour Party has enjoyed a landslide UK General Election victory this month – and even returned Ruddington’s first Labour MP in over half a century. Although housing was not top of everyone’s agenda this time around, it’s still an important subject that many home owners, and soon-to-be first time buyers, are watching very closely, writes Benwell Daykin Estate Agents. But has the General Election impacted house prices already, and will it cause any significant changes now the election has taken place? Has the general election affected house prices so far?…

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Ruddington ‘Wakes’ Funfair

This is an annual, traditional, family Funfair called Ruddington ‘Wakes’. It is run by David Cox Family Amusements, and it’ll run until Sunday 30th of June on Sellors’ Recreation Ground – also known as Sellors’ Playing Field – running along Wilford Road. The 5-day event continues on Friday 28th June at 5pm – and will start from 2pm this weekend (Sat 29th & Sun 30th). If you live in Ruddington, walking to the Funfair is recommended. For those not in the village there’s some free onsite parking. Alternatively, except on Sunday, you can catch NCT’s Navy 3 bus…

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Ruddington ‘Wakes’ Funfair

This is an annual, traditional, event called Ruddington ‘Wakes’ and it’s run by David Cox Family Amusements. The Funfair runs until Sunday 30th June on Sellors’ Playing Field/Recreation Ground, along Wilford Road. The family event start-time is 5pm on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th June – and from 2pm at the weekend. If you live in Ruddington, walking to the Funfair is recommended. For those not in the village there’s some free onsite parking. Alternatively, except on Sunday, you can catch NCT’s Navy 3 bus service direct to the fair alighting at Paget Crescent bus stop. The…

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Ruddington ‘Wakes’ Funfair

This annual, traditional, Funfair is called Ruddington ‘Wakes’ and the 5-day family event continues at the weekend. It starts from 2pm on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of June at Sellors’ Playing Field/Recreation Ground, alongside Wilford Road. If you live in Ruddington, walking to the Funfair is recommended. For those not in the village there’s some free onsite parking. Alternatively, except on Sunday, you can catch NCT’s Navy 3 bus service direct to the fair alighting at Paget Crescent bus stop. The Green 10 bus takes you as far as the village centre…

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Ruddington ‘Wakes’ Funfair

This is an annual, traditional, family event.  The Funfair called Ruddington ‘Wakes’, run by David Cox Family Amusements, is on from Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th of June on Sellors’ Recreation Ground/Playing Field, beside Wilford Road. The 5-day event starts at 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday and begins from 2pm at the weekend.  Entry is FREE, then you pay per person for each ride. If you live in Ruddington, walking to the Funfair is recommended. For those not in the village there’s some free onsite parking. Alternatively, except on Sunday, you can catch NCT’s…

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Ruddington Makers’ Night 2024

This year’s Makers’ Night is taking place on Friday 21st June from 4pm until 9pm across several village centre venues. It’s organised by the ‘Market’ team from Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) and will see dozens of stalls in St Peter’s Church, The Framework Knitters’ Museum, Cottage Hotel, Ruddington Methodist Hall and Philo’s. (N.B. There will be no stalls on The Green this time around.) Makers’ Night 2024 will be showcasing over 50 local and regional crafters, creators, artists and designers, bringing everything from fine art to exquisite jewellery. There’ll also be stalls in…

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Thousands Raised During ‘Open Gardens’ Event

Organisers of last weekend’s ‘Ruddington Open Gardens’ have revealed it was another great success – securing well over £6,000 to split between their two chosen kids’ charities. For the fourth time, on Saturday & Sunday 1st & 2nd July 2024, people across our village allowed public access to their own green spaces, for a one-off payment of £5, to help raise funds for Save the Children and Action for Children. Jane Piggott says: “The huge success was thanks to the tremendous support of local gardeners and allotment holders, village businesses, the Ruddington Yarn Ninjas,…

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Roadworks Will Continue Until November!

The major work to reshape Ruddington’s busiest crossroads is set to cause significant disruption again from this Friday (7th June 2024) when four-way temporary traffic signals will be back in use at the Loughborough Road/Kirk Lane/Flawforth Lane junction. Now we’re being told these will be needed until Friday 8th November! The unwelcome revelation by VIA East Midlands, that the expected completion date has been pushed back yet another four weeks, means the work to improve the layout of this increasingly busy village crossroads will ultimately have taken sixteen months. Since it began…

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Nottingham Property Prices Summer 2024

UK house prices are growing again throughout the country writes Ruddington’s Benwell Daykin Estate Agents. The latest data for May, released at the beginning of June, suggest prices rose 0.4 per cent in the last 4 weeks. This data comes straight from Nationwide. House prices have remained fairly static throughout Spring 2024, however a small rise in wages and a dip in inflation has meant prices are on an upward trend once more. The average UK house price now stands at £264,249, compared to £261,962 in April. Nottingham house prices in…

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