Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a unique architect designed home: with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms | open plan living | vaulted ceiling entrance | Quarts Island breakfast bar | private road location | block-paved driveway and large garage | bifold doors to a large garden | and a guide price of £575,000 to £585,000.   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…

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Knife and Laughing Gas Found After Ruddington Crash

Police are appealing for information following an unexpected discovery at the scene of a car crash this week. Nottinghamshire officers were driving through Ruddington at around 10.50pm on Thursday night (26th January) when they saw a car smash into the side of the A52 Nottingham Knight Roundabout. The car sustained significant damage – with the driver being issued with a traffic offence report (TOR) for driving without due care and attention. While waiting for the vehicle to be recovered, the driver opened his car boot – with officers then spotting two…

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Benjamins Estate Agents Win Again!

Local estate agent Benjamins has once again been awarded the allAgents Gold Award for the Best Estate Agent in Nottingham. The team celebrated a successful night at the allAgents Awards, taking home a total of six prizes, including the award for the best office in the city for their Ruddington branch. All Agents, the UK’s largest customer review website for the property industry, base their ratings solely on customer feedback over a one-year period. Ben Featherstone, Director of Benjamins, says: “We are thrilled that our commitment to exceptional customer service…

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New Digital Retail Adviser Visits Ruddington

Ruddington’s independent fashion outlet on Church Street is among the Rushcliffe-based businesses now benefitting from professional advice to develop their digital offer alongside in-person sales at their retail premises. Utilising UK Shared Prosperity Funding (UKSPF), Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) has contracted East Midlands Chamber’s Steve Phillips as one of its experienced Business Advisers to deliver the project here in Ruddington and beyond. RBC is one of the first authorities in Nottinghamshire to use this new £25,000 funding from central government to respond to the pressures our high street traders are facing currently. Between now…

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Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”

Nottingham Shakespeare Company is including Ruddington in its first winter tour – to perform The Bard’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ – inside St Peter’s Church on Friday 3rd February 2023 at 7pm. NSC strips its plays down to 90 minutes with no interval; keeping all of Shakespeare’s storytelling, characters and language but creating an exciting, dynamic and accessible performance which communicates directly and physically with the audience. The company actively seeks out theatre makers and audiences who may not usually feel represented by Shakespeare, particularly from the disabled, LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent communities. Unlike with NSC’s outdoor performances,…

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Historic Ash Tree Felled by Developer

Ruddington residents overlooking the new Wilbur Chase development south of Musters Road are expressing their dismay that a large, mature tree next to the site has been chopped down today – despite their pleas to save it. The historic Ash tree sat on the boundary of the field owned by village businessman John Hallam and the former green belt agricultural land next to it – upon which Avant Homes is now constructing 175 controversially approved new houses. Retention of this 17 metre tall tree was clearly shown on the developer’s…

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Ruddington Parish Council Meeting

It’s your monthly opportunity to find out what’s happening and have your say on what’s planned in our village. The meeting will start at 7.30pm and is held in St Peter’s Rooms. Ruddington Parish Council (RPC) meetings are open to all, and time is allocated for residents to share views on items that are on the agenda. Items under discussion tonight include agreeing RPC’s Budget for 2023-2024 and deciding on the Council’s response to the ‘Greater Nottingham Strategic Plan: Preferred Approach Consultation’. You can read more about the latter >>HERE<<. The agenda…

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Property of the Week

This week’s Benjamins featured Ruddington property is a fully renovated detached family home: with three bedrooms | bespoke bathroom suite | downstairs WC | open plan kitchen diner | utility room | landscape garden | garage and further off-road parking | and a guide price of £425,000 to £450,000.   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…

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Jon’s Marathon Effort for Bereavement Charity

A community-spirited Ruddington businessman is swapping three wheels for two legs to take on the ultimate challenge this spring – running the 2023 London Marathon! Jon Lee, owner of National Car Finder on Easthorpe Street, began his training last July and has regularly been seen pounding the streets of Ruddington (and beyond) ever since – as he prepares himself mentally and physically for the 26.2 mile run around some of the capital’s most famous landmarks on Sunday April 23rd. “Many will know I enjoy playing cricket and watching football –…

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Ruddington Shoplifter Jailed

A prolific shoplifter has been put behind bars and banned from a number of local stores as Nottinghamshire Police continue their promised crackdown on repeat offenders. Dale Tainton, of no fixed abode, admitted stealing from Ruddington Co-op on January 7th this year. The 45-year-old had a magnetic de-tagging device when neighbourhood police officers caught him. After pleading guilty to shoplifting and going equipped to steal, he was jailed for eight weeks when he appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on January 16th. Mr Tainton, who has a long history of theft offences,…

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