BOOKS! DVDS! and JIGSAWS

Further items have been added to the small storage area which can be delivered on request.  They are as follows: BOOKS Patrick Kidd’s - “The Weak Are A Long Time in Politics” – Political sketches from the Brexit Neverendum written by the sharp-witted Times journalist covering the period 11th October 2014 (the election of Douglas Carswell as UKIP’s first MP) to 25th May 2019 (Theresa May’s resignation).  It seems like only yesterday…. Vince Cable’s - “The Storm” – The last world econom...
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PETERBOROUGH HOMELESS DONATIONS

As the temperature drops and the rain falls, life for those who live on the streets will become increasingly comfortless and difficult. Thank you to those of you who have donated warm clothes, sleeping bags etc in the last few weeks. Your donations are always gratefully received and will help to make a difference. For the time being we are collecting small/medium size men’s clothes. I’m afraid there are no facilities for mending the clothes, so please ensure zips work and buttons are present....
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A MESSAGE FROM ANNE HARVEY – FUNDRAISING

I have registered to take part in the ‘End to End’ Lands End to John O'Groats Virtual Run (874 miles) and hope to raise money for Cancer Research and Church Funds. The event starts on October 26th and ends up to 12 months later. I would be delighted if you would sponsor and support me! I plan to provide further details of the event and chart my monthly progress in the Parish magazine. So watch this space and…thank you 😊 https://endtoend.run/lands-end-to-john-o-groats-virtual-run Anne...
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UPDATE – RIDLINGTON PLAYING FIELD – QUESTIONNAIRE

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I refer to the update sent to you on October 16th regarding the Playing Field including an important opportunity for you to help decide it’s future. We hope you will complete as much of the questionnaire as you can. Your opinions and ideas are really important! Thank you. Please click on the links below:- Word Format - Questionnaire final PDF Format - Questionnaire - Playing Field Ruth Lees Please note:-  This questionnaire has been re-sent to you in a different format - a Wor...
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AN UPDATE ON THE RIDLINGTON PLAYING FIELD

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Please find below an update from The Trustees of the Charity - Ridlington Playing Field You will no doubt be aware, The Playing Field and the Children's Play Area have been closed to much activity this Summer. This is all due to the Covid19 pandemic, but most especially because the Trustees do not feel confident to safely operate the facility within the current regulations and guidelines. As a result, you will have noticed, especially those of you who walk your dogs through or past the Playi...
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FOODBANK COLLECTIONS – NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

Collections for the Foodbank from the Church porch are now taking place on a monthly basis.  The collections to the end of the year will be as follows: November 4th December 2nd  It is likely that the end of the Furlough Scheme will bring more redundancies and more families pushed into financial difficulty so it is crucial that we continue to support the Foodbank in the same generous manner. Items that are on the shopping list range from toilet rolls, washing up liquid, shaving gel to ...
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Ridlington Harvest Celebration – Sunday Oct 4th 2020

You are warmly welcomed to give thanks at our Harvest Festival again this year and we look forward to seeing you: ST MARY MAGDALENE AND ST ANDREW INVITES YOU TO 'CELEBRATE HARVEST' on SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER at 6PM PRODUCE (DRY GOODS PLEASE!) TO BE DONATED TO THE RUTLAND FOODBANK Due to Covid restrictions, please book your place by RSVP to: acharvey@hotmail.co.uk  or  Tel: 01572 820273; Mob: 07751 079775 Currently needed by the Foodbank are the following items: COFFEE DRIED POTATO (SMASH ...
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RIDLINGTON VILLAGE HALL NEWS

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Due to the Covid - 19 requirements Village Hall events are currently suspended. The Hall can be used but it becomes very onerous both on the Committee and users for enjoyable events such as coffee mornings or Quiz’s to take place. The hall is checked weekly and kept clean, as are the gardens kindly looked after by Mike Grey. The 2019 annual report and accounts should have been presented at the Parish Meeting in May but Rutland CC decided because of Corvid to delay all annual parish meeting...
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