WI Monthly Meeting with the Woodland Trust Exhibition

“An item made from part of a Tree!” will be the Woodland Trust exhibit with Gerald Price.  Ruddington Women’s Institute is hosting the event at their monthly meeting on Wednesday 14th September at 7.15pm in St Peter’s Room.  Ruddington WI has been around since 1924. The charity says: “we have moved with the times and currently have a healthy membership of friendly women keen to enjoy being part of the UK’s biggest women’s organisation.” Speakers or activities are usually part of the meetings and visitors are always welcome!   Call Ruddington WI…

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Another Celebration at Rushcliffe Country Park

Once again a Green Flag has been raised in Ruddington’s Country Park – acknowledging our local green space as one of the very best outdoor spaces in the UK. Rushcliffe Country Park has been named again among 2,208 UK parks and green spaces that have received the 2022/2023 Award, which sets the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across the UK and around the world. Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Communities and Climate Change, Cllr Abby Brennan, joined The Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park volunteer group…

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Model Railway Exhibition

If you like model railways then you’ll love this exhibition which continues today from 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTHC says “A wide selection of railway layouts of all scales including trade stands to buy that missing part. Site entry free, admission fee applicable for the event.” The centre is one of Ruddington’s leading family visitor attractions – from going on a miniature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a #RuddyGoodDayOut because Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham…

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Model Railway Exhibition

If you like model railways then you’ll like the exhibition on from 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTCH says “A wide selection of railway layouts of all scales including trade stands to buy that missing part. Site entry free, admission fee applicable for the event.” NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions from going on a minature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a day out because Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society,…

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Auto Jumble

Auto Jumble will be at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre between 10am and 4pm. NTCH says “Time to tidy out your garages and sheds, bring along, sell and buy more bits to replace!” For more details on stalls contact nthcevents@gmail.com. NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions from going on a minature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a day out because Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society, Nottingham SMEE, Ruddington MRC, EMRT, Barnwrights &…

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Barton Ex-employee Day

This event will be a trip down memory lane for former Barton staff. Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre says it’s “a chance for ex-employees of Barton Transport to gather and reminisce amongst a collection of preserved vehicles from the fleet.“ The Barton Ex-employee Day on Sunday 22nd May is open to all visitors between 10am and 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions from going on a minature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a day out because Nottingham…

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How Do YOU Use Rushcliffe Country Park?

Most villagers consider ourselves very fortunate to have over 200 acres of recreational green space right on our doorstep, at the southern edge of Ruddington. Since being created, thirty years’ ago, Rushcliffe Country Park has become a magnet for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers in general – as well as hosting numerous, regular events including the weekly walks, park runs and the brand new skatepark, which all attract visitors here from far and wide. Now the many users of Ruddington’s Country Park ark are being asked to give their opinions in…

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Ruddington Railway’s ‘Roadmap’

One of our village’s main tourist attractions has announced it will begin to re-open some areas of its Mere Way site just after the Easter holidays. Although this means Ruddington kids will miss out on the Easter Bunny for a second year running – having also been deprived of a festive train trip with Santa – at least we can now see a light at the end of the (metaphorical) tunnel. Heritage services last ran at Great Central Railway (Nottingham) during the February half-term last year before all trains were cancelled and…

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