VE Day Village Celebrations

The coronavirus outbreak meant that there was not quite the street party in Ridlington, that was being planned. However, Ridlington residents still made sure to mark the occasion in the community, whilst in lockdown, whilst remaining both socially distanced and safe. There was a ringing of the church bells at 11am to signal the 2 minutes silence, followed by a ‘stay at home tea party’ at 4pm and ‘toast your neighbours’ at 6pm.  Homes were decorated beautifully and everyone enjoyed the day. ...
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RUTLAND FOODBANK

COLLECTION BOX During Covid 19 the collection box can be found in the church porch. We have now signed up to the RCC scheme, so Voluntary Action Rutland (VAR) are now collecting from the church to reduce the number of people visiting the Foodbank. Thank you for your generosity and…please, please keep your donations coming. Items needed at the moment include: coffee; dried potato; jam; small bags of sugar; tinned potatoes; small sponge puddings; UHT milk; tins of custard; shaving gel; wash...
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Leicestershire & Rutland NHS Citizens’ Panel

Please read below a letter we have received from Mr. Chauhan informing us of the new online network - NHS Citizens' Panel. "Dear Mr. Johnson, Did you know that the local NHS organisations have launched a new online network, NHS Citizens’ Panel for people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR), to help people stay connected and  participate and share  views about their local healthcare service? I am hoping that you can assist us to spread the word.  People we talk to are telling ...
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Community Medicines Collection Scheme

A LITTLE REMINDER ABOUT THE MEDICINES COLLECTION SCHEME   If you would like your prescription collecting, please ensure that you let me know by phone (823910) or by email (debrathatcher@hotmail.com).  We have to give the pharmacy 72 hours’ notice of the proposed collection.  The prescriptions from Uppingham are collected on a Friday.   Debra
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FOODBANK COLLECTION

The Next Collection Date First, a huge thank you to everyone who has given items for the food bank collection in the church porch.  David and Anne Harvey kindly delivered the items earlier this week.  In future, Rutland County Council working with Voluntary Action Rutland will collect the items to support social distancing and limit journeys to the Food Bank.  They have supplied us with two boxes to use – they can be found on the left hand side of the church porch: they are smaller than our usu...
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AGENDA FOR THE RPC MEETING & JOINING INSTRUCTIONS

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Notice and Summons to attend Parish Council meeting Wednesday 13th May 2020 at 7.30 pm via Zoom All welcome AGENDA Welcome Public participation To receive declarations of member’s interests and consider dispensations Apologies and approval of absences To approve the adoption of revised Standing Orders (Covid-19 April 2020) To approve the cancellation of Ridlington Parish Council Annual Parish Council meeting To approve the minutes of last meeting held on 19th February...
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Planting of Saplings in the Ridlington Playing Field

Native Tree Saplings The Woodland Trust has kindly donated 3 tree varieties to the Ridlington Playing Field. We were given 5 of each of Crab apple, Rowan and Hazel. Luckily just before the national lockdown in the UK, Mike, Mariane, Ruth and Chris planted 15 samplings at the back of the Playing Field in the area that, you may have already noticed, has been temporarily cordoned off. A big Thank You to Mariane for organising the receipt of these young samplings. A few snippets of informatio...
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VE DAY 75 – SCONES RECIPE FROM SSAFA

SSAFA would like to share an authentic VE Day recipe for scones. You may like to have a try of this for tomorrow's "Tea in the Afternoon"? VE DAY 75 SCONES Ingredients: 12 Tablespoons Self-Raising Flour 2 Tablespoons Butter 4 Tablespoons Sugar 8 Tablespoons Grated Carrot 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder Vanilla Flavouring Method: Let the butter come to room temperature so that it is soft, then mix with the sugar. Add the grated carrot in stages along with six drops ...
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