The ‘Big Sing’ is Back!

Ruddington Community Choir has announced that its ‘Ruddington Big Sing’ will be returning for 2022 – the choir’s tenth anniversary year. After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, Ruddington will once again be welcoming singers and choirs from both near and far on Saturday 8th October. Spread across multiple venues in our village, ‘Ruddington Big Sing’ will be a day of mass singing and specialist workshops, culminating in an evening concert in St Peter’s Church. The previous ‘Big Sings’ in 2016 and 2018 proved not only entertaining for the…

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Community Choir Celebrates Ten Years

It may seem like only yesterday that @RUDDINGTON_info Tweeted out an invitation to join a brand new village choir – but it was actually way back in February 2012!  This month is the tenth anniversary of Ruddington Community Choir‘s very first workshop. The lovely, musical milestone was celebrated by its current members this week during their usual Tuesday evening rehearsal at Ruddington Methodist Church. Half an hour of singing their current songs was followed by reminiscing, cutting a specially made cake and plenty of tea and coffee. Then they finished up by singing…

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Driver Recruitment Open Day in Ruddington

If you drive HGVs for a living, but fancy being based a little closer to home, distribution company KNP Logistics is holding a “Recruitment Open Day” here in Ruddington. This “Meet and Greet” event is taking place on the morning of Saturday 5th February at Artex Ltd on Pasture Lane. As the contract distribution business continues to grow, increasing customer demand means there are three different types of vacancies on offer: CAT C Drivers: £12.48 plus £5 per day meal allowance CAT C+E Day Drivers: £13:00 plus £5 per day…

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New Parish Councillor Recruitment Drive

If you’re looking for a new challenge this new year – to do something which could make a positive difference to our village – Ruddington Parish Council (RPC) is currently inviting applications for new Councillors. Its new recruitment drive comes following numerous departures which, despite some Councillor co-options since, have left no less than seven vacancies on our Parish Council – which usually has 16 members. There’s currently one spare seat in Camelot Ward, three vacancies in Easthorpe Ward, two in Flawford Ward and one in Manor Ward. The areas…

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“Come and Sing With Us!”

Ruddington Choral Society is beginning its new season next week – and is inviting villagers who like to sing to come forward. Publicity officer Pat Beale says: “Do you want to feel exhilarated, inspired, joyful and do something that enriches your life and the lives of others? Would you like to be part of something that brings you into contact with other like-minded people? Do you want to do something that will not only make you feel better but will actually do you good whilst enjoying and creating some of…

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