Olympic swimming hopeful wins local support

A BID for Olympic glory by local swimming star Rosie Rudin has been given a boost with the donation of a car by local Peugeot dealer John Harrison (Lowdham) Ltd. The team at John Harrison tell dumbles.co.uk they are delighted…

Lowdham to host national Harry Potter quiz heat

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury is organising a national quiz to mark the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book in 1997, and one of the 20 regional heats is to be held in Lowdham. The Bookcase has been selected…

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.…