Ridlington Parish Council Annual Financial Reports ending 31 March 2022 are now available to view on the website. These can be found under the  heading “Accounts”

They are in a slightly different order to last year, but have the same content.




Events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee are shaping up nicely for Ridlington. More details will continue to be published and distributed in the run up to the Bank Holiday weekend, but the outline plan is as follows:

For the Queen’s Jubilee on Friday 3rd June at the Village Hall – 7.00pm for 7.30pm start. There will be 4 rounds of 15 questions: The Queen & Royal Family; Great Britain; Our Sporting Nation & Played music with a Royal/GB theme. Teams of 4, but if you can’t make a team up please enter and we will make teams up. Crisps & Nuts for each table but please bring your own drink. A prize for the winning team.

£10 pp to enter all monies will go to the Disaster Emergency Committee-Ukraine Appeal

To enter please contact Dave Roome by May 27th.
Email – davr333@btinternet.com
Telephone – 01572 821416)


Morning Prayer will be held at 9.30am on Sunday 5 June, led by Rev’d Jes Salt. The church will be beautifully decorated with a red, white and blue flower theme, thanks to our wonderful and talented flower ladies.


Sunday 5 June 2pm-4pm. Every family will receive an invitation to our Ridlington Street Party, which will be held on Main Street outside the Village Hall. Please bring your own food, tablecloth and ‘mismatched’ crockery; wear red/white/blue and a crown or tiara. Tea will be served from the Village Hall accompanied by a playlist of music, including the National Anthem and some of the Queen’s favourites tunes. Please note that Main Street will be closed to traffic between East Lane and Church Lane that afternoon (precise details to follow)


Grab your whisk, get out your scales and get baking. Your pudding should be joyful and celebratory, taste good, be made with passion and pride and be ‘fit for a Queen’!

There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. Entries should be delivered to the Village Hall by 5:00pm on Saturday 4 June and include your name and contact details in a sealed envelope.

We hope to serve and share the entries as ‘deserts’ at the end of the Street Party


Everyone across the UK is being invited to plant trees from October 2021, when the tree planting season begins, through to the end of the Jubilee year in 2022. In Ridlington, we shall be planting a Horse Chestnut sapling grown from a playing field conker by Richard and Debra Thatcher on the Playing Field on Sunday 5 June. If you could offer to help with planting please let us know.


There will be a variety of traditional games for children in the Village Hall grounds and on the pavements during the Street Party afternoon – so fun for all the family!


If you would like any further details or can offer any help either before or on the day, no matter how great or small, please contact Annie Harvey at Chimney Cottage or 07751 079775, 01572 820273 or email acharvey@hotmail.co.uk

The Agendas for the forthcoming Parish Council meeting and the Annual Parish Meeting – both being held on 11th May @ 7:30 pm at the Village Hall – are now available to be viewed on the website.

Alternatively, you can click on the following links

RPC Agenda 11.05.22

RPC Agenda 11.05.22 APM


Members of the Public are welcome to attend these meetings.

Please find the latest edition of the Rutland Roundup Newsletter for April 2022.

Just click on the following link to access the Newsletter.

Rutland Roundup 29 April 2022

Please be informed of the following update and information with regard to Charles Veal’s funeral arrangements.

Charles Veal’s hearse will now be leaving from outside their house on Main Street at 1:00 pm tomorrow, Thursday, April 28th. (not as previously stated at 1:15 pm in the announcement dated April 10th 2022.)




Dear All,

Thank you for coming to the Coffee Morning at the Village Hall last Friday and a big thank you to those who provided the variety of very tasty cakes.

We had a good turn out and it was nice to see everyone coming out again. We managed to raise £101.00 which will continue to go to the upkeep of the Village Hall.



Please find below the Village Hall Annual Report and Accounts for 2021.

Both will be on the Agenda at the Parish Annual Meeting to be held in Wednesday, May 11th 2022.

Ridlington VH 2021 Report

Ridlington VH AC SUMMARY 2021


Best wishes
David Roome

Charles Veal of Main Street,  Ridlington, sadly passed away after a long period of ill health on Sunday 27 March 2022.

A private funeral for family and close friends only, will be held in Peterborough on Thursday 28 April.

The cortège will be leaving the village at 1.15 pm and villagers are welcome to gather near the house and along the road as a mark of respect and a last farewell. This gesture will be much appreciated by the family.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Charles’ widow Barbara, his son, daughter and their respective families. May he rest in peace.