Go Green for September

RUDDINGTON.info is proud to be part of the fight against climate change by supporting ‘Go Green for September’ – a month long campaign being run by Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) and Veolia. The 30-day challenge kicks off on September 1st 2021 and will coincide with both Zero Waste Week (6-10th September) and National Recycle Week (20-26th September). Villagers are being encouraged to step up to this Nottinghamshire-wide initiative to bring down our carbon footprint and reduce waste. It takes the form of a series of challenges showing us how we…

Read More

Grab a Tree for Free!

Ruddington residents and groups can make their properties and communities even greener by applying for FREE trees for a third year running. It’s part of a continuing strategy by Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) to provide ‘sustainable environments’ – as villagers brace ourselves for significant housing growth in the next decade. Over 5,700 trees have already been distributed by the authority since the start of its campaign in 2018. This time around, crab apple and hazel trees are available without charge. The crab apple, or Malus Sylvestris, can grow to 12 metres and…

Read More

Mass Tree Planting by Ruddington’s ‘Green Team’!

The challenging issues of climate change and plastic pollution are at the forefront of many people’s minds at the moment. That includes dozens of environmentally conscious pupils at St Peter’s Junior School in Ruddington – who have got together to form ‘The Green Team.’ The seed was sewn after a group of schoolchildren attended last year’s WE Day event in London which inspired them to think about sustainability, raise awareness of green issues and take action to protect the planet on which we live. Deputy Head, Mr Mawer, explains: “After that, a…

Read More