How to object to the latest crematorium plans

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The long-running issue of proposed crematorium development at Catfoot Lane, Lambley, has entered a new phase. A judicial review into the decision of Gedling Borough Council to grant planning permission for development in the protected Green Belt was heard in…

Photographer in line for national award

Lambley based photographer Sarah Wilkes

Lambley-based photographer Sarah Wilkes has reached the final of the prestigious Guild of Photographers Image of the Year competition. Her picture is one of just ten images selected from the guild’s monthly photographic competitions. Over the course of 2015, almost…

Construction begins at crematorium site

Catfoot Lane just got even narrower

The legality of the decision to grant planning permission for a controversial crematorium development on Catfoot Lane has not yet been decided, but that has not prevented the developer Westerleigh group beginning work on the site. We learned this week…

Crematorium goes to judicial review

Local opposition to crematorium plans has been vociferous

Controversial plans for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane in Lambley will be subject to a new judicial review, dumbles.co.uk has learned. The hearing has been scheduled for early February 2016 in Birmingham, and is expected to last two days. Crematorium…

2016 Plough Play tour dates announced

It's all deadly serious, this Crappps business

The annual cycle of Calverton Plough Plays, which tour pubs in the Dumbles area performing a version of an ancient folk drama, has been confirmed for 14-16 January 2016. Performed by Crappps, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation…

Lowdham kids mark Armistice Day with art

Creativity and remembrance from Alphabet House

Children at a nursery and pre-school in Lowdham marked Armistice Day this week by creating a collection of beautiful commemorative hand print painted paper poppies. Staff at Alphabet House Day Nursery worked closely with the children to raise awareness of…

Bridge club raises cash for NSPCC

Bridge club comes up trumps in charity fundraiser

Woodborough Bridge Club reports a packed village hall for its first charity afternoon tea and bridge drive, held on 21 October 2015. At the start of the afternoon Mrs Jenny Farr, president of the Nottingham Branch of the NSPCC, gave…

Calverton restaurant relaunches

Not Hollywood but Calverton

THE REVAMPED Oscar’s Lounge and Kitchen in Calverton played host to local VIPs, business owners and socialites last night (12 November 2015) to celebrate its official relaunch. The restaurant’s resident musician Suzi Jary played music from Amy Winehouse and Dolly…