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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BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

"New for November" Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that combine in his work, Saul Bellow wrote the short novel "Seize the Day" in 1956. Inspired and burdened by the American myth of success linking self-worth to his financial situation, fading charmer Tommy Wilhelm has reached his day of reckoning. He reviews his past mistakes in detail and then experiences an illuminating revelation. A mixture of hum...
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FOODBANK Update

Thank you to those who have donated to the Foodbank. Unfortunately, stocks have recently been low, so please keep donations coming…the collection box is at the back of the church and has a list on top of items currently needed. For further information, please see: https://rutland.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Loaf
Our Harvest Festival was held on Sunday 6th October, followed by refreshments. A big thank you to all who attended and especially to those who so beautifully decorated the church. This year, dry goods have been donated to the Foodbank, whilst fresh produce has since been collected and donations offered to the church.  
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A NIGHT ON THE TILES

A big thank you to all those involved in and to those who attended our magnificent ‘Night on the Tiles’ performed by The Ridlington Singers, directed and conducted by Martin Wall. Over £400 was raised in donations which are to be shared 50/50 between the Church Roof Fund and Dove Cottage. Well done, everyone: it was a FANTASTIC evening and we are looking forward to welcoming new choir members following the event.
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Ridlington Running Club Update

The Running Club has now been going since August 2019 and is gathering pace! This weekly gathering of  enthusiastic runners has become so popular that some of the attendees have participated in the Leicestershire Prestwold 10K run which was held on Sunday, October 20th. "Running on" .... members of the Group are now looking forward to participating in the Rutland Water Nightrun which is due to take place on Friday, November 15th. And to clear their heads from the night before they will ...
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SMALLS FOR ALL

Smalls for All®  is a Scottish charity which collects and distributes underwear to help women and children in Africa and the UK. Debra Thatcher and Anne Harvey will shortly be holding an ‘Undies Amnesty’ over a bottle of wine in support of this charitable organisation. So please "HANG ON TO YOUR SMALLS" and look out for the fliers soon to be distributed and displayed on the Church and Village Hall noticeboards. Further information can be found at https://www.smallsforall.org/ or by contact...
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