Carriageway Patching Works – October 16th 2020

Temporary Road Closure Notice - Brooke Road, Parish of Ridlington CP Order 2020 The Highways Team have a Carriageway Patching program upcoming across the County. Please find attached the Notice and accompanying plans in respect of the Temporary Road Closures in your area in Rutland. The program will take place on October 16th 2020 for one day. During the date and duration specified above all vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Brooke Road from Bro...
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RIDLINGTON VILLAGE HALL NEWS

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Due to the Covid - 19 requirements Village Hall events are currently suspended. The Hall can be used but it becomes very onerous both on the Committee and users for enjoyable events such as coffee mornings or Quiz’s to take place. The hall is checked weekly and kept clean, as are the gardens kindly looked after by Mike Grey. The 2019 annual report and accounts should have been presented at the Parish Meeting in May but Rutland CC decided because of Corvid to delay all annual parish meeting...
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PETERBOROUGH HOMELESS DONATIONS

The collection hubs have been closed since March but I have contacted the co-founder of Peterborough Homeless and she is happy to collect donations from my house. She has kindly sent me the following urgent request list. At the moment they are desperate for MEN’S clothes: T shirts, polo tops S/M/L Joggers  M/L/XL Jeans/ cargo type trousers 30-36” maximum Trainers, walking boots, normal boots & shoes Dark coloured boxer underwear, preferably new or in very good condition Towels – any ...
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BOOKS! BOOKS! AND JIGSAWS!

You would have seen from the piece in the August Parish magazine that we were looking at a way to safely reintroduce our book re-cycling and exchange with a view to books being delivered to the requesting household and being placed in quarantine on return. We have identified a small storage area that can be used and indexing has commenced. So far, the following are available: BOOKS! Alan Coren’s “The Sanity Inspector” – 1970’s collection of amusing pieces, some having stood the test o...
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RIDLINGTON CHURCH NEWS

Our lovely church held its first Holy Communion Service on Sunday, August 9th. Although it was rather different, it was very special to be back and we all enjoyed listening to Martin playing the organ – indeed he got a round of applause at the end! Please see the rota at the back of the monthly Parish magazine for September’s pattern of services across the Rutland Water Benefice. St Mary Magdalene and St Andrew’s, Ridlington remains open for private prayer on Sundays and Wednesdays 10am – 4pm. ...
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OUTDOOR EXERCISE

For those of you who wish to continue to have a good "social" workout, come join us for these two events. Social distancing and hygiene guidelines will be strictly maintained. WALKING GROUP The next walk will take place on Wednesday 2nd September starting at 2:00 pm outside the Village Hall. Again, there will be 6 places available, in the first instance, so please contact Anne Harvey at acharvey@hotmail.co.uk if you would like to come along. RUNNING GROUP Our Ridlington Running Group has...
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UPPINGHAM SURGERY PRESCRIPTION DELIVERIES

Due to the popularity of the Community Medicines Collection Scheme which has now ceased, Uppingham Surgery have set up a volunteer delivery service which came in to effect on 10th August. Deliveries to Ridlington are scheduled for Wednesdays.  Please order your prescriptions in the usual way and, if you wish to use the service, please request it when ordering. Uppingham surgery’s email address is uppinghamsurgery@nhs.net.  
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