Category: Lambley

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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…

Photographer in line for national award

Lambley-based photographer Sarah Wilkes has reached the final of the prestigious Guild of Photographers Image of the Year competition. Her picture is one of just ten images selected from the guild’s monthly photographic competitions. Over the course of 2015, almost…

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…

2016 Plough Play tour dates announced

The annual cycle of Calverton Plough Plays, which tour pubs in the Dumbles area performing a version of an ancient folk drama, has been confirmed for 14-16 January 2016. Performed by Crappps, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation…

Crematorium decision dismays protesters

Last month’s decision by Gedling Borough Council to grant planning permission for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane, Lambley, was made entirely on political party lines, it has emerged. Minutes of the planning meeting now published on the Gedling Borough website…

Lambley Primary seeks governors

Diane Bathgate, chair of governors at Lambley Primary School, writes: Do you want a chance make a real difference in your local community and currently have a little time to spare? Have you considered being a school governor? We are…

Pizza event ‘exceeds expectations’

ORGANISERS of the Lambley charity pizza bake have spoken of their delight at the success of the event. Staged in the car park of the Wooodlark pub, it involved two teams competing to make the best pizzas using traditional wood-fired…