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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…

Construction begins at crematorium site

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

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…

Westerleigh crematorium application resurrected (updated)

Anti-crematorium activists have informed us that the application for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane has now been re-submitted to Gedling Borough Council. The opposition group tells us: “Many of you will know that this application was originally passed by Gedling…

Troubled start for new country park

The new Gedling Country Park, on the outskirts of Lambley and Gedling village, has come under heavy criticism for inadequate facilities. Officially opened on Saturday 28 March 2015, with an estimated 2000 people in attendance, the park’s popularity has been…

Gate closure baffles country park visitors (updated)

Despite being officially opened yesterday, Saturday 28 March 2015, the gates to the new Gedling Country Park have remained firmly locked today. Yesterday’s ceremonies went ahead successfully, despite rain showers during the unveiling of the plaque and generally blustery weather throughout…

Country Park opens on Saturday

The new Gedling Country Park officially opens on Saturday 28 March 2015, with a day of ceremonies and performances. Built on the site of the former Gedling Pit, the park covers about 100 hectares (240 acres) of open space with…

High tech egg hunt comes to Lowdham

LOWDHAM is one of just 50 locations across the country where a special Easter Egg hunt will take place starting this week. Thorntons is launching this novel nationwide egg hunt, making use of the untapped method of ‘geocaching’. This is…