Scouts’ Successful Festive Fundraiser

One of the many attractions at Ruddington’s three day Village Christmas Market this year was a pop-up stall on the Saturday which was run by 1st Ruddington Scouts. Keen to raise funds themselves for their many activities, in the months before the event many Beavers, Scouts and Cubs had spent time making glass decorations and other items to sell on the day – some of which are pictured below. Not only that, their stall featured two tombolas; with chocolates and gifts kindly donated by local families and small businesses. Chair of…

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Green Memory Café 

Come along to the Green Memory Café at Rushcliffe Country Park. The Café is a free social event for people living with memory loss and their carers. It was a new initiative in Ruddington that started last year and you can read more about this story >>HERE<<. Drop-in to the Meeting Room between 1.30pm and 3.30pm at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 10th April. Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor & outdoor activities and refreshments are…

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Green Memory Café 

Come along to the Green Memory Café at Rushcliffe Country Park. The Café is a free social event for people living with memory loss and their carers. It was a new initiative to Ruddington that started last year – read the story >>HERE<<. You can drop-in to the Meeting Room between 1.30pm and 3.30pm at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 21st February. Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor & outdoor activities and refreshments are FREE. The event is suitable…

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Green Memory Café 

This is a new initiative in Ruddington. The Green Memory Café at Rushcliffe Country Park is for people living with memory loss and their carers. You can drop-in to the refurbished Meeting Room at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 16th August, anytime between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.  Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor and outdoor activities and refreshments are FREE, and it’s suitable for people with limited mobility. Read more on this story >>HERE<<. The next Green Memory social…

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Green Memory Café 

Come along to the Green Memory Café at Rushcliffe Country Park. The Café is a free social event for people living with memory loss and their carers – and it’s relatively new to Ruddington. Read the story >>HERE<<. You can drop-in to the refurbished Meeting Room between 1.30pm and 3.30pm at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 13th December. Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor and outdoor activities and refreshments are FREE, and it’s suitable…

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Green Memory Café 

The Green Memory Café at Rushcliffe Country Park is a new initiative in Ruddington for people living with memory loss and their carers. You can drop-in to the refurbished Meeting Room at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 25th October, anytime between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.  Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor and outdoor activities and refreshments are FREE, and it’s suitable for people with limited mobility. Read more on this story >>HERE<<. The next Green Memory social for this year…

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Ruddington Holiday Fun!

With the summer school holidays upon us, village families are again on the lookout for things to do locally – especially those with younger children. The good news is that Ruddington has plenty to offer kids who’ll be staying close to home during some or all of the coming weeks. Whilst ‘Ruddington Fun’ called it a day in 2018, in terms of organising its own programme of children’s activities, founder Barbara Breakwell has continued to maintain its popular Facebook page to share news about all manner of events and initiatives organised…

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Happy 80th to our Scouts!

This week marks another major milestone for 1st Ruddington Scouts – as the they celebrate their 80th birthday. The group actually came into existence during World War II – launching on 12th July 1943.  Since then, as Ruddington’s population has grown, its membership has gone up substantially – with three Beaver Colonies, three Cub Packs and two Scout Troops, numbering over 130 young people in all. They’re supported by more than 40 adult volunteers as leaders and trustees. Jennifer Boniface, Chair of 1st Ruddington Scouts, reveals: “We recently held a…

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Green Memory Café 

This is your invitation to the Green Memory Café launch at Rushcliffe Country Park. The Café is a new initiative in Ruddington for people living with memory loss and their carers. You can drop in to the newly refurbished Meeting Room at the Visitor Centre on Wednesday 21st June, anytime between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Rushcliffe Dementia Project aim is for people to experience nature based activities, short walks or just to relax, socialise and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Indoor and outdoor activities and refreshments are FREE, and it’s suitable for people with limited mobility. Read more on this…

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Park Play Area Reopens for Easter

Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park have confirmed that vital maintenance work at their large children’s play area has been completed on schedule. That means the popular Ruddington children’s facility is now back open for villagers and visitors alike, in time for Easter, having been shut for an overhaul and safety checks during March. A FoRCP spokesperson says there’s just one attraction which remains cordoned off: “Unfortunately the central rope tower is still waiting for some parts but will be open again soon. This is all in preparation for some big improvements…

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