Planting of Saplings in the Ridlington Playing Field

Native Tree Saplings The Woodland Trust has kindly donated 3 tree varieties to the Ridlington Playing Field. We were given 5 of each of Crab apple, Rowan and Hazel. Luckily just before the national lockdown in the UK, Mike, Mariane, Ruth and Chris planted 15 samplings at the back of the Playing Field in the area that, you may have already noticed, has been temporarily cordoned off. A big Thank You to Mariane for organising the receipt of these young samplings. A few snippets of informatio...
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Ridlington Playing Field

  The Trustees of the Ridlington Playing Field have had to take the decision to lock the main gate to the playing field in order to manage the risk of vehicles accessing the field to dump waste now that the Council tips are closed. We have also placed signage at the entrances to the field to remind people of the government guidance on social distancing and the closure of the children’s play area. Keep safe Ruth Lees Chairman
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Closure of the Children’s Play Area – Ridlington Playing Fields

This is an important advice to all members of the Public. The Trustees of the Playing Fields would like to advise that as a result of our recent health and safety assessment of the Ridlington Playing Fields conducted by the Trustees, we have taken the decision to close the ‘Children’s Play Area’ until further notice. This is because some of the timber framing is now in very poor condition and represents a  danger to safety. Also the junior swings unfortunately need to be dismantled as they...
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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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Cricket Fixtures for Summer 2018

Ridlington Parish Cricket
Please find below the dates for the following firm fixtures.   Sunday 22nd July        Hallaton                 Away Sunday 29th July         Uppingham           Away Sunday 5th August      Great Dalby           Away Sunday 19th August    Oundle Strokers    Home Sunday 2nd September    Harborough Taverners     Home        
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Annual Inter Village Quiz

The annual Inter Village Quiz in aid of Ridlington Playing Field was held on Friday 23rd March. Due to the exceptional popularity of the event it was moved to Preston Village Hall where we were able to accommodate a record 13 teams from several local towns and villages. Winners were the Ayston Agitators and runners-up were the Preston Pneumatics. The evening raised £451 towards the upkeep of Ridlington Playing Field and the Trustees would like to thank all those who took part and especiall...
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Ridlington Village Summer Garden Party

Summer Garden Party Our annual Midsummer Garden Party was held on Sunday 18th June at the Village Hall. The music was again provided by the Uppingham Jazz and Soul band and we enjoyed great entertainment and wonderful sunny weather. Many thanks from the Trustees to all who came and everyone who helped on the day. Your generous donations raised £620 towards the maintenance of the Village Playing Fields. For the 2018 event, check the Diary dates for further detail. Mike Horwood
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