Flowers in teh Church
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RICHARD HILL

We have received the sad news that Richard Hill passed away on August 8th after a long illness. Richard lived in the village for many years at Beckendale Farm on East Lane where he ran an engineering business. He was very active in village…
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BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!

All three books this month are crime novels - one recently written, one 20 years old and one from the golden age of crime writing. The first is Richard Osman’s “The Man Who Died Twice”, a follow up to “The Thursday Murder Club”. …
Ridlington Church. St Mary and Magdalene Rutland
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ECO CHURCH – Bronze Award

We are delighted to confirm that Ridlington's St Mary Magdalene & St. Andrew Church has qualified for the Bronze Award in the Eco Church scheme. Work is already underway to gain points for the Silver Award.    
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CHURCHES COUNT ON NATURE – June 8th

The results of the bio blitz have been collated against last year’s and we are delighted to confirm that the new management plan of the churchyard has improved biodiversity. A kestrel and a green woodpecker have been added to the bird list…
View of the Ridlington Church from Church Street
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SWIFT BOXES

We have secured consent from the Archdeacon to install four swift boxes. These have been affixed to the north side of the church in the hope of encouraging the return of swifts to nest at the church. Our thanks go to the generous donors…
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50/50 SALE

It was a dark & stormy morning, but the church was bright with lots of pre-loved accessories. Many thanks to those of you who donated your lovely items. People enjoyed browsing and chatting and trying on amazing hats!   Coffee…
Ridlington Church. St Mary and Magdalene Rutland
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FUND RAISING INITIATIVE

A huge thanks are due to Jacky Morrell who sowed, pricked out, tended and potted on a number of plants for sale. Over £50 was raised for church funds.  
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FOOD BANK

The August collection will be on 10th August. Items needed include shampoo, shower gel, meat pies, tinned spaghetti, pasta sauces. Please continue to demonstrate your generosity.  
St Mary Magdalene & St Andrew in Ridlington
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PET SERVICE – July 3rd

Our thanks are extended to Reverend Jes Salt for leading the delightful Pet Service on the church lawn. With refreshments for the nine dogs and their owners after the service, it was an enjoyable and fun afternoon.  See you next year! …