Category: International News

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…

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.…

Café Bridge is more than a card game

A COMBINATION of fine dining, good company, a stimulating game of cards, and even a bit of exercise in between. That seems to be the recipe behind Café Bridge, which came to Nottingham for the first time in 2013. Café…

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…

Recycle trees, and help a local child

FOR the past two years, The Woodman has collected and recycled christmas trees around Ravenshead and surrounding villages. The trees are made into garden chippings and donated to local allotments, homes and community projects. This is done for a donation of £3 to…

Be a part of Military Boots

As the country commemorates the centenary of World War One, Nottingham artist Joy Pitts invites you to remember those in your family past or present who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces. Joy will provide all the materials…

Read-Tannock elected as Youth Chancellor

LAMBLEY resident Jamie Read-Tannock has claimed victory in a national competition to find the UK’s Youth Chancellor. The 17 year-old beat off hundreds of rivals to scoop the title, and will travel to London this week to deliver his victory…

Projection House focuses on theme nights

OXTON Projection House is now in its third year of operation. A number of different arrangements have been tried in that period, including nights in the Green Dragon pub, with some formats proving more successful than others. From this experience…

Brave movie spearheads Oxton Scots night

OXTON village’s periodic film nights take on a Scottish twist on Saturday 2 February 2013 with a presentation of the acclaimed Pixar animated film Brave (PG). This family- friendly movie is set in mediaeval Scotland and charts the tale of…