Village Market

Our popular monthly Village Market is a superb shopping experience to see stallholders on The Green and also visit Ruddington shops, too. #RuddyGoodDayOut This market usually has over 70 stallholders at The Green on Saturday from 9.00am until 12.30pm. #ShopLocal Organisers will confirm a list of retailers on the village green, and stallholder numbers on a map, nearer the day with us, so watch this space!. The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The market has grown in many ways: initiatives include a Young Entrepreneurs’ Programme (to…

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Where’s Ruddington’s Royal Oak Gone!?

So many concerned villagers have been contacting RUDDINGTON.info over the past fortnight, asking this question, we thought we’d better publish a quick update for you. As previously reported, Ruddington’s new ‘Royal Oak’ tree was kindly donated by villager Barbara Breakwell for Ruddington Parish Council (RPC) to plant on The Green during The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend. There was fanfare, ceremony and much interest as Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards was invited to do the tree planting on June Village Market day – alongside an attractive, stone-mounted plaque, already in situ. However, shortly…

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New Dwelling Declined

Plans to erect a contemporary, new home in Ruddington’s conservation area, right alongside The Green, have been rejected by Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC). The application [22/00485/FUL] by Building Design (Nottm) Ltd would have seen the demolition of the garage belonging to 6, The Green (‘The White House’) to make way for a modern two storey house (plus attic room) to be built ‘next door’ over the current garden – filling the “gap” seen in the photograph above. You can find further details >>HERE<<. The two reasons RBC gives for rejecting these plans are:- “The…

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Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

A Royal Oak Tree, which has been growing in the garden of a former Ruddington Parish Councillor for a decade, has now taken pride of place on our village green; whilst one of Ruddington’s biggest employers has added a new Hornbeam Tree in its grounds at Ruddington Hall. These new trees (pictured above) are just the latest additions to ‘The Queen’s Green Canopy’ in Ruddington to celebrate Her Majesty’s seventy years on the throne – with the former being planted by MP for Rushcliffe Ruth Edwards during the ‘Platinum Jubilee…

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July Village Market

Our popular monthly market promises a great shopping experience to see stallholders on The Green and a chance to visit our local shops and retailers, too. This month’s Ruddington Village Market on Saturday July 2nd is scheduled to have 70 traders on The Green from 9.00am until 12.30pm. The full list of July’s visiting retailers – with their corresponding stall numbers on the map – is shown below. The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The market has grown in many ways: initiatives include…

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Platinum Jubilee Village Events

Join in Sunday’s final day of Ruddington events to celebrate Her Majesty’s record breaking reign – taking place at various village venues. To mark the The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, our village has been decorated with red, white and blue flowers, ribbons, flags and yarn bombing displays. There’s even amazing new graffiti artwork to go and see on Sellors’ Playing Field (below). Also there’s ‘Life in Ruddington’ at the library, created in partnership by Ruddington Museum & Ruddington History Society, and the history of the Ruddington WI inside the Framework Knitters’ Museum…

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Platinum Jubilee Village Events

Come and celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s record breaking reign – starts today Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June.  To mark the Platinum Jubilee our village has been decorated with red, white and blue flowers, ribbons, flags and yarn bombing displays. The Green will be home to beacon lighting, a tree-planting ceremony and a community picnic, followed by games and live music, for all to enjoy. Also lots of events involving dancing, crafting, eating and drinking at various village venues. Here are some Thursday 2nd of June highlights:  8.30am…

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Platinum Jubilee Village Events

See Saturday’s events to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s record breaking reign running in Ruddington (until Sunday 5th June) at The Green and various village venues. To mark the Platinum Jubilee our village has been decorated with red, white and blue flowers, ribbons, flags and yarn bombing displays. Also there’s been ‘Life in Ruddington’ at the library, created in partnership by Ruddington Museum & Ruddington History Society, and the history of the Ruddington WI inside the Framework Knitters’ Museum (FKM). Some Saturday 4th June highlights:  9.30am Children’s Craft sessions at St…

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Proposals for a New House on The Green

Plans to erect a contemporary, new dwelling in Ruddington’s conservation area, right alongside The Green, have been submitted to Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC). If approved, the garage belonging to 6, The Green (‘The White House’) would be demolished to make way for a two storey home (plus attic room) to be built ‘next door’ – over the current garden. The new plot would total 265 square metres. Part of the front wall of what would remain of the current number 6 site would be permanently removed to allow a vehicle to…

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