Food Bank

We want to help to make sure that no one in our local community has to go hungry, and we need your help to make this happen. Your gift of food can make a real difference. Your food donations are absolutely vital to give everyone referred to the Rutland Foodbank a balanced and nutritious three day supply of food. If you are happy to drop off food donations, please see "Place in the box" at the back of the church. THANK YOU! We were thanked for our latest deliver...


View of the Ridlington Church from Church Street
CHURCH ROOF!   The long-awaited major maintenance work to the church roof is underway at last! The Collyweston contractors have now repaired the south nave roof! A huge thank you to everyone who has supported the fundraising which has enabled us to go ahead with this much needed repair work. Further work is still to be undertaken, including further roof repair and the installation of kitchenette and hatchery. The next fundraising events will include the Ridlington Singers in September and a ...


"New for September" Although written in the 1980's "Mortal Fear" by Robin Cook remains a fast-paced thriller.  The story of an eminent bio-molecular geneticist's discovery that leads to a trail of murders.  From its first line: "The sudden appearance of the foreign proteins was the molecular equivalent of the Black Plague", the reader is hooked.  Despite the body count a good holiday read.    By way of a reminder, books are available at the back of the church. If you w...

Chris & Chris Waterhouse

Ridlington village-hall Rutland
Christopher & Christine Waterhouse have recently moved to Holt in north Norfolk. They arrived in Ridlington from Malham in Yorkshire 26 years ago with their two daughters Kate and Vicky. Both enjoyed village life and enjoyed village events particularly those involving good food and wine. Both were lovely hosts and excellent cooks! Christopher has played for the village cricket team and also enjoyed playing pétanque up on the playing fields. He was also an enthusiastic golfer, being a memb...

Church Toys

We would like to update our collection of children's bible stories and prayer books, as well as quiet toys. If you have anything in very good condition that you think children might like to look at when they visit or attend church, please contact Anne Harvey on 01572 820 273 for collection, or leave at the back of the church. Thank you

Preston, Ridlington and Wing Annual Open Flower Show

Flowers in teh Church
This event, which is open to ALL, will be held in Preston Village Hall on Saturday, August 3rd. Schedules are available from Jeffy Wood (Shoe Secretary)  who can be contacted on 01572 - 737 465; Jeff Dale at Oakham Auction Centre - 01572 723569 or David Stewardson on 01572 720 246. Do come along and see the beautiful arrangements.  

NEW! NEW! NEW! Forthcoming Events

A variety of new village events in Ridlington are currently being planned, including: a Running club; a Walking Group; a 'Taster' Club (puddings, photography, gardening, Bridge, Wine, Arts/Crafts...); Men's Breakfast well as a Wine Safari; a Tea-party and the Ridlington Singers Concert!!! We are hoping that there will be SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! If you have other suggestions for any village activities and/or events, please contact Anne Harvey on 01572 820 273; acharvey@h...

Cricket Fixtures for Summer 2019

Ridlington Parish Cricket
Please find below the dates for the following firm fixtures. Friday 24th May  - Uppingham 20/20 Competition - AWAY Sunday 16th June  - Uppingham - AWAY Sunday 30th June  - Single Wicket Competition - HOME Sunday 14th July  - Hallaton - AWAY Sunday 28th July  - Uppingham - HOME Sunday 4th August  - Great Dalby - AWAY Sunday 18th August - Oundle Strollers - HOME