Category: dumbles.co.uk

Christmas tree appeal a success

FURTHER to a story published on dumbles.co.uk last week, we’ve had news that the Christmas tree recycling initiative has been a success. Eve Morley of The Woodman writes: “Well, after three days of blood, sweat and thankfully no tears, our…

Crematorium development halted

THE PROPOSED crematorium and cemetery at Catfoot Lane Lambley has run into trouble with the announcement by Gedling Borough Council that it will not ratify last week’s planning committee decision.   This latest twist is in response to a move by…

Gedling denies crematorium conspiracy (2nd update)

GEDLING Borough Council has issued a statement this afternoon denying any conspiracy over comments left on dumbles.co.uk. As we reported yesterday, this website received a series of comments on a story about a proposed crematorium and cemetery at Catfoot Lane Lambley.…

Robin Hood ‘will remain a village pub’

THE NEW landlord and landlady of the Robin Hood in Lambley have scotched rumours that the establishment is to become a bistro, telling dumbles.co.uk that it will remain a village pub. Vicky Pemberton, who with husband Geoff is taking over…

Crematorium protestors to launch fighting fund

CAMPAIGNERS against plans to develop two crematoria on Catfoot Lane in Lambley will deliver pro-forma letters to every address in the village, in order to have as many letters of objection as possible sent to the planning committee. A meeting of…

Travellers ordered to leave

A GROUP of travellers who have set up camp at Lambley Lane Recreation Ground this week have been served with a court order to leave. An ‘Order for Possession’ from Nottingham County Court dated today, 29 June 2012, has been attached to…

Ferret races raise funds (video)

SATURDAY 23 June saw our area’s first ferret racing event, held at Cottage Farm in Lambley. About 100 people turned up for the event, a fundraiser for Lambley Primary School PTA, to watch a dozen races, place wagers, and enjoy…

Crematorium protest gets under way

OPPONENTS of the proposal to build a crematorium and cemetery at Catfoot Lane, Lambley, have mobilised resources in a bid to prevent the scheme winning planning permission. The Catfoot Crematorium Opposition Group has launched its own website at http://www.lambleyprotest.co.uk/ and an…

Woodborough’s whistlers seek gold

CHILDREN from Woods Foundation School in Woodborough can be seen on a short video posted on Facebook, taking part in a national competition to find the best carrot whistlers in the country. Organised by the British Carrot Growers’ Association, the competition…

Cowslip Sunday photo gallery now online

LAMBLEY’s Cowslip Sunday celebrations on 6 May 2012 were widely regarded as a huge success, boosted by a welcome improvement in the weather. Local photographer Mel Smith has kindly shared many excellent high-quality photos of the Cowslip Procession and the…