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
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Forthcoming Events

Watch this space for dates and detailed information about village events in Ridlington this summer, including a wine safari, tea-party and Ridlington Singers Concert!!! Also check out the following pages to see details of events: The Village Hall Diary Dates: Click here... Playing Field Fixtures: Click here... Church Events: Click here... Dove Cottage: Click here...
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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! The list shows the food items that are needed right now: ...
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Annual Parochial Church Meeting

View of the Ridlington Church from Church Street
The Annual Parochial Church Meeting was held on Sunday, April 7th. Progress towards the repair of the church roof was reported on, as well as the future installation of a toilet and kitchenette. Work on the roof should commence in the early summer. Thank you to everyone who has fundraised or donated to the roof fund. Life in the church continues to be busy; a wedding and a baptism are booked for later this year and a further wedding for the following year is to be confirmed. Social events a...
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BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

"New for this Month" Another gripping page-turner this month: "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt - winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014. Described by Stephen King as a triumph and an extraordinary work of fiction, it tells of thirteen year old Theo Decker who miraculously survives a catastrophe that otherwise tears his life apart. This book comes highly recommended.  By way of a reminder, books are available at the back of the church. If you would like to "buy" one rather ...
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Dove Hospice, Ridlington – Dates for your Diary

Here are some diary dates of the events being held by Dove Hospice, Ridlington. May 6th - come and support us at the Braunston Fayre May 15th - Play Bridge? Why not bring a table of friends to our Afternoon Tea and Bridge in Manton? July 6th - Our popular Strawberry Tea returns at the Hospice in Ridlington. October 3rd - Golf Day at Rutland Golf Club. Sponsorship and raffle prizes would be so welcome. October 7-13th - Hospice Care Week - We will be offering Tea at 3 once more. ...
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THANKS!

Litter Pick - Thank you to everyone who joined the litter-picking on Saturday, February 16th and especially to Richard and Debra for organising and hosting and to Shelagh for the delicious cake. A good result from the Village Litter Collection Team Heritage Apple Trees - Thanks to all the volunteers for their assistance in planting, mulching and pruning the 8 local heritage apple trees comprising the community orchard on the church lawn. Thanks also to the Stamford Community Orchard Group...
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