Affordable Housing in Ruddington

Benjamins Estate Agents is welcoming the initial release of three, newly-built, shared ownership plots introduced by The Longhurst Group in Ruddington. These plots of affordable housing are available to help local buyers onto the property ladder.  To qualify, a connection to the Rushcliffe area is preferred – those who currently live or work here, or have done so in the past. Benjamins’ Director, Ben Featherstone, says: “Shared ownership is a much-needed scheme aimed at those struggling to afford to buy a home; the Government and associations promoting a realistic pathway to…

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Flawforth Lane Shuts Completely

The end of the Easter holidays heralds another period of disruption for Ruddington’s long-suffering residents and motorists due to the long-term junction remodelling work at the Kirk Lane/Loughborough Road/Flawforth Lane crossroads. From Tuesday 2nd until Friday 26th April 2024 the current one-way system between Flawforth Avenue and Loughborough Road is replaced with the complete closure of Flawforth Lane at that point for Cadent Gas to complete its mains pipe work under the road. As well as this meaning a long way around for through-traffic, residents and businesses along Flawforth Lane and Flawforth Avenue, and…

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MP’s Ruddington Pothole Pledge

Rushcliffe’s Member of Parliament is promising to take action after being contacted by residents across our village complaining about the many potholes and deteriorating road surfaces here in Ruddington right now. On a flyer delivered to Ruddington households, Ruth Edwards MP says: “Working with your local county councillor, l have been collating these issues. In particular, Asher Lane, Mere Way and Flawforth Lane have all been highlighted. l also know there are some more general concerns about road maintenance and the deterioration of the road surface across the village, particularly between Ruddington and…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a two-bedroomed mid-terrace home | in a quiet cul-de-sac location | with a modern interior | UPVC double glazing throughout | EPC Rating C | south facing garden with lawn, patio area and shed | and a guide price of just £210,000-£220,000 with no onward chain.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Benjamins Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 937 1713 or emailing info@benjaminsproperty.com Benjamins Director Ben Featherstone says: “We are extremely…

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Makers’ Night Goes Back to its Roots!

Organisers of an annual, village event which brings together dozens of crafters, creators, designers and makers from across the region in an artisan/craft trail through Ruddington have announced it will return to its usual summer slot this year. Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) – which also runs our monthly Village Market – has revealed Makers’ Night 2024 will be held on Friday 21st June from 4pm until 9pm. This time around the official host venues will be St Peter’s Church (pictured top), The Cottage Hotel, Ruddington Methodist Hall, The Framework Knitters’ Museum and Philo’s…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a shared ownership, new-build family home | in partnership with Longhurst Group | with three bedrooms | a newly fitted kitchen | downstairs WC | combination boiler | off-road parking for two cars | EV charging point | south-west facing garden | and priced at £240,000 as an affordable home with a 75% share.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Benjamins Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 937 1713 or emailing info@benjaminsproperty.com Benjamins Director Ben Featherstone says: “We…

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Rudd Awards 2024 Shortlist Announced!

Those in the running for the 2nd ‘Rudd Awards’ have been revealed, with a host of Ruddington favourites named as this year’s finalists. Launched by registered Community Interest Company Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) in 2022, the Rudd Awards shine a light on the local, businesses, individuals and community groups who are making a positive difference to life in Ruddington. The nineteen worthy nominees for this year’s awards are represented across six categories and were shortlisted from more than 250 nominations. At the start of January, Ruddington residents and visitors were…

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Ruddington’s Railway Celebrates 125 Years

Did you realise that 2024 marks 125 years since the opening of the Great Central Railway ‘London Extension’? That included the two sections of line now preserved by heritage railway groups between Ruddington and Birstall in Leicester – which are soon to be reconnected in Loughborough, if all goes to plan. Meantime this weekend those two groups, Great Central Railway (Nottingham) and Great Central Railway (Loughborough), are holding a joint celebration for the first time, and encouraging visitors to enjoy what’s on offer at their sites. On both Saturday 16th March…

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Easter 2024 Colouring Competition Winners

Both children and adults in Ruddington are being invited to take part in an ‘egg-citing’ challenge up to and including Easter for a chance to win various prizes – including lots of chocolate, of course! PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for entries has now passed, but we’ll publish the winners’ names below, once we have them… Meantime, Happy Easter! The ‘Easter Colouring Competition’ is run each year by village-based Independent Estate and Letting Agents Benwell Daykin. General Manager Ricky Benwell explains: “Our company is very much a family orientated business and we…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a detached family home | with three bedrooms | downstairs WC | conservatory | the potential to renovate | off-road parking | in a quiet cul-de-sac location | close to local amenities | and with the guide price now reduced at £315,000 to £330,000.   You can view this property in a new browser window >>HERE<<. Please contact Benjamins Estate Agents directly for more information, or to arrange a viewing, by ‘phoning 0115 937 1713 or emailing info@benjaminsproperty.com Benjamins Director Ben Featherstone says: “We are extremely excited to team up with RUDDINGTON.info to…

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