Neighbourhood Plan Survey Launches

Ruddington Neighbourhood Plan aims to discover what’s important to YOU about future housebuilding in and around our village. TODAY sees the start of the delivery of leaflets about the Plan to every home and business in Ruddington – and the launch on an online questionnaire – showing that WE really can make a difference. But what is a Neighbourhood Plan? Neighbourhood planning gives communities direct power to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood and shape the development and growth of their local area. Through its own Neighbourhood Plan, approved…

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Ruddington’s New Year Buses

Nottingham City Transport is promising that getting home will be easy and inexpensive for Ruddington’s New Year revellers thanks to its late night buses. Our village’s main transport operator is once again running its New Year’s Eve services, with late night buses running through until 3.15am to get people home after bringing in 2018 in Nottingham. NightBus N48 is the best option if travelling home to Ruddington – which comes via The Meadows and Clifton (see map below). NCT advises that the cheapest and most convenient way to pay is with the NCTX Buses App…

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Bus Company’s Christmas Giveaway!

Ruddington’s main bus operator says it’s looking to spread a little extra festive cheer this year by supporting a local organisation or charity which will be helping its community over the Christmas period. Nottingham City Transport, which runs Ruddington’s Navy 3 and Green 10 buses, is behind the seasonal initiative – but you will need to respond straight away! Examples they give include presents for children who may not otherwise receive them and older people who may need help at Christmas. Or perhaps you know an organisation in Ruddington which…

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Neighbourhood Plan Gets Approval

Ruddington Parish Council has given its backing to a new plan which, it’s claimed, will give village residents direct power to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood – and shape the development and growth of our local area. It’s expected to pick up directly from our Ruddington Village Plan which was published this summer. With a Neighbourhood Plan communities are given additional influence to choose where they want new homes, shops and offices to be built and have their say on what those new buildings should look like. Issues which could be…

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Ruddington Bus Fare Changes

Ruddington’s main bus operator has announced it will be making changes to its fare structure from Sunday the 26th of March. Nottingham City Transport, which runs our Navy 3, Green 10 and N48 Nightbus services, is citing increased operating costs. It’s actually the first time the company’s cash fares have gone up in 3 years, whilst “Easyrider” prices have remained unchanged for between 5 and 7 years. Additionally incentives are being introduced to buy cheaper fares using the NCTX Buses App and the multi-network pay-as-you-go Robin Hood Card. Starting on the last Sunday of this month, NCT…

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Ruddington Bus Operator Breaks Records

Ruddington’s main bus operator had a day to remember at this year’s UK Bus Awards ceremony as it took home the awards for both Top City Operator and UK Bus Operator of the Year. Securing ‘UK Bus Operator 2016’ means that Nottingham City Transport has set a new record, being the very first to win the accolade four times following successes in 2004, 2012 and 2014. This year, the annual UK Bus Awards marks its 21st year of recognising and rewarding the many achievements across the bus industry. Today’s winners were announced…

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