Ruddington Joins ‘Plastic Free July’

Our village’s newest High Street shop is leading a 31 day challenge to reduce our negative impact on the environment. The Bottle Top is supporting the global campaign “Plastic Free July” by producing a “Low Waste Starter Pack” for anyone to download and follow. When husband and wife team Anthony and Alex Preston brought Ruddington’s former greengrocers’ shop back to life in May 2019 as a specialist off-licence, they also promised a range of products not previously available in our village. These include fresh produce and goods without all the plastic packaging, recyclable…

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Eco Buses For Green 10 Service

Nottingham City Transport has confirmed that Ruddington will be one of the first places to benefit from its brand new eco-friendly buses. Several will be introduced on our Green 10 route early next month. They’re among 53 low emission, bio-gas powered, double deckers being added to the operator’s fleet following the award of a £4.4m grant from the Government’s OLEV Low Emission Bus Scheme last year – which was added to an investment of £12.4m from NCT itself. “We’ve always taken our environmental impact responsibilities very seriously and have long had one of the youngest and…

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