Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Annual Parochial Church Meeting
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 ...
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Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Hayley & Nathan McAlindon and their children Louie and George who have recently moved into the village. We look forward to meeting you at some of our village events.
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BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!
"New for this Month" This month's May offering - for those who love fast-paced spy thrillers, there are: 'Triple' and 'Lie Down With Liars', both by Ken Follett. The first set in the late 1960's covers the most successful espionage coup and best kept secret of that century; the second set in the early 1980's covers the Afghans' fight against the Russians. Bonus Book - Good Houseke...
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Dove Hospice, Ridlington – Dates for your Diary

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 wou...
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THANKS!

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 comp...
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Sad Loss – Ian Fullalove

Sad Loss – Ian Fullalove
The Funeral service for Ian Fullalove will be held at Grantham Crematorium, Harrowby Road, Grantham NG31 9DT on Monday, March 4th at 12:30pm. The reception will be held afterwards at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH from 14:00. We have been informed by his family that Ridlington residents and friends are all most welcome to attend both the service and/or the reception. Ian ha...
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Ridlington Village Hall Pub Nights

Ridlington Village Hall Pub Nights
The Village Hall Committee have not organised a Pub Night for several years. We would welcome anyone who would like to organise such a social evening. You may wish to hold it as a charitable event, where proceeds (after Hall Hire and Drinks License fees) can be directed to your chosen charity. Should you be interested, please let us know by contacting contact Dave Roome, on telephone -...
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Litter Pick – Febr 16th – 10:30

Litter Pick – Febr 16th – 10:30
A chance to tidy up the village before the birds start nesting. Please let Richard Thatcher know if you would be interested in lending a hand - many hands make light work!. Richard can be contacted on 01572 823 910. We will be meeting at 10:30 at 3 Main Street, Ridlington. Everyone is welcome to come along. We look forward to seeing you help keep this beautiful English village tidy.
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