Closure of the Children’s Play Area – Ridlington Playing Fields

This is an important advice to all members of the Public. The Trustees of the Playing Fields would like to advise that as a result of our recent health and safety assessment of the Ridlington Playing Fields conducted by the Trustees, we have taken the decision to close the ‘Children’s Play Area’ until further notice. This is because some of the timber framing is now in very poor condition and represents a  danger to safety. Also the junior swings unfortunately need to be dismantled as they...
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BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

"New for January" Three more books to relax by the open fire with.... This month, another crime novel – P.D. James’ “A Certain Justice”, an Adam Dalgleish mystery.  If you missed the television series in 1998 it would be worth a read, although the first section of four is a bit stodgy as each of the characters is introduced.  The pace livens with the first body and the plot will keep you guessing. Also, now available is Jordan Belfort’s “The Wolf of Wall Street”, which is the first ...
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Ridlington Village – Results and Successes

View of Ridlington LE15
There have been some successful outcomes from some of the events held in the village which we would like to share. WILD GARDEN Well done to all the volunteers who helped with Phase 1 of the wild garden on the north side of the church. We give especial thanks to Debra Thatcher and Jacky Morrell for their expertise and to everyone else for their wiling manpower.  Phase 2 will take place at the end of November, including the planting of yellow rattle. If you would like to become involved in thi...
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Wine Safari

The long promised wine safari is to be held in FEBRUARY 2020 (final date TBC). If you are interested in either hosting and/or attending, please contact Anne or David Harvey on tel.:  01572 - 820273 or email acharvey@hotmail.co.uk Thank you.
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Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Concert Everyone is warmly welcomed at this year’s Carol Concert to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 22nd AT 6:00 PM, followed by refreshment at The Rectory, courtesy of Steve and Louise Fox and Family. The service will be a mix of traditional carols for everyone, readings and prayer, plus a performance from the Ridlington Singers.   Luxury Hamper Raffle A luxury hamper raffle, including Christmas cake, wine, crackers, chocolates and much, much more… is to be held and drawn ...
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FOODBANK – Items needed for Christmas Hampers

The Oakham Foodbank were very grateful for our latest delivery. At present they have no need for toiletries, but do need Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Pasta sauces and also items to make up Christmas hampers especially: Tinned pink salmon; Christmas biscuits, small Christmas cakes, small Christmas puddings etc. Our next delivery to them will be on the morning of Friday, December 6th, so please place any items in the box at the back of the Church. Thank you to those who have already been dona...
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A Message from the PCC

As we come to the end of 2019, we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone for your continued generosity, for your willingness, time, energy and support. We also wish to thank you all for your donations towards the Church, especially for the Church Roof, which has undergone major repair on the south side. This year, we have welcomed John and Jacky Morrell into the village at the top of East Lane, both of whom have quickly become part of village life. We have witness...
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Temporary Road Closure Notice – Thursday, November 7th 2019

Ridlington Village sign
There will be a temporary road closure on sections of Holygate Road, Top Road, East Lane and Main Street in Ridlington. It is anticipated the works will take 1 day. The closure shall come into force when the appropriate signs and diversion route are erected on site. The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 7th November 2019 to 7th November 2019 The alternative route during the closure will be via the route shown on the attached plan (also available to view at the Council Offi...
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