Country Park visitor centre opens, sort of

TEN DAYS after the official opening of the new visitor centre at Gedling Country Park, landscaping and building work remains unfinished and there is no sign of the promised local heritage displays. The £1.5 million centre has been under construction…

Lowdham Book Festival kicks off today

THE opening event of the 2017 Lowdham Book Festival takes place this afternoon (Friday 16 June) with a free classical music concert at Southwell Minster, led by Dave Machell. More music follows this evening with the Daniel Smith Blues Band…

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Trekking the Alps in aid of guide dogs

Local woman Jessica Streeter is setting out to raise money for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home by making an arduous trek around Mont Blanc. The 65km trek (about 40 miles) takes her through three countries – Switzerland, France, and Italy.…

Latest news from Woodborough Bridge club

During April, Woodborough Bridge club’s three teams will be completing their matches for the current season. The league is very closely contested this year and the club hopes its teams will be able to maintain their current strong positions. Members…

How to object to the latest crematorium plans

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…