Jo Roome Now Has a Room!

A Ruddington based accountancy business which is going from strength to strength has now moved to village centre premises. After a period operating from home, Jo Roome has her own new office in ‘The Ruddington Business Rooms’ at the corner of High Street and Kirk Lane. “I got the keys on the 25th of August and you can now find me at Room 1, 27A High Street, above JP Lettings” says Jo. “Working from home is great but there are so many distractions and people around. I knew pretty early on…

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New Specialist Physiotherapists Join Ruddington Clinic

Rushcliffe Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic is pleased to announce that its team is growing once again with the addition of a new Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and a Paediatric Physiotherapist. Beginning in October, Carrie Martin {pictured top left} is joining the Ruddington based clinic to provide specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapy services. She qualified as a Physiotherapist from The University of Nottingham in 2012. She also has a degree in sport and exercise science. Since qualifying Carrie has worked within the NHS treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including sports injuries, trauma…

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‘Rudd Awards’ Overwhelmed by Nominations!

Organisers of the very first ‘Rudd Awards’ have revealed that over 300 nominations were received – as villagers and visitors put forward their favourite Ruddington individuals, businesses and community groups for consideration across the six main categories. The inaugural awards, launched in July by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Nominations were invited across six award categories, with each award sponsored by a different local business. These included ‘Heart of…

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Brand New Showroom and Website for Mascari Design

A lot has been happening this year at Ruddington’s Mascari Design. There’s been a rebrand, a huge investment in their showroom on Charles Street and  the launch of their brand new website! On the recent showroom refurbishment at 5 Charles Street, Managing Director Rob Mascari says: “We have been planning a complete remodelling of the showroom for the past year and we are delighted to have made it happen. For the first time in our history, we have totally reimagined the use of our showroom to enable an exciting customer experience.…

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All Artex Lorries to be Powered by Vegetable Oil

By the end of 2023, the full Artex HGV fleet will run on hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO). HVO is a biofuel that originates from vegetable oils and reduces carbon emissions by 90% compared to diesel. The Artex team, based on Pasture Lane here in Ruddington, have been running a trial on HVO throughout 2022, with five of their vehicles, and are delighted with the carbon reductions they’ve seen as a result of the trial. It’s been so successful that they are now working to transition to HVO across their whole…

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Final Week For Your ‘Rudd Awards’ Nominations!

Nominations for the inaugural Rudd Awards will close this Sunday August 21st at 5pm, giving those wishing to nominate just a few more days to get in their entry for their favourite category. The ‘Rudd Awards’ – launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) last month – celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Ruddington residents and visitors are invited to nominate across six award categories that honour the great and the good within the Ruddington Village community, with each…

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Artex & Ideagen Amongst Local Businesses Backing Rudd Awards

Ruddington companies Artex and Ideagen are amongst several local businesses that have pledged their support to our village’s first ever ‘Rudd Awards’ – which aim to celebrate the best that Ruddington has to offer. Launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) last month, the awards have been created to celebrate our thriving village, as a place to live, work and enjoy. Lead sponsor, Artex Ltd, has been based in Ruddington since the early 1990’s and it is now its only site acting as both head office and sole manufacturing and distribution site.…

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The Bottle Top – Café, Beer & Eco Shop

When Glyn Thomas’s much loved Greengrocers closed its doors in 2018, locals feared the heart and been ripped out of Ruddington and that our village centre would never be the same again. It was clear that a shop dedicated solely to selling fresh fruit and vegetables may no longer be viable, nevertheless 2, High Street has now become a new hub of the community thanks to the vision of husband and wife team Anthony and Alex Preston. Together they brought to Ruddington a brand new business called The Bottle Top, which opened on May…

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Artex to be Fossil-fuel Free On Site by End of 2022

The Artex Ltd site on Pasture Lane in Ruddington will be fossil fuel-free by the end of the year, thanks to the installation of a biomass heating system. The new system will heat their warehouses, offices and hot water to remove diesel and gas and fully decarbonise their site. Pellet silos are currently being constructed and will feed wooden pellets into the furnace, warming the air in the system which is then distributed through air vents into the warehouse and fed into the office central heating system. Installation is in its final stages and…

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