Category: Lambley

New bus services aimed at shoppers

NEW shopping bus services provide links between villages in our area and nearby shops – but on a limited timetable. The new S6 runs from Lowdham to Calverton, Woodborough, Lambley, and Arnold on Mondays only. Three buses run in each…

Floralands back in business

NEWS reaches us that Floralands garden centre re-opens today, Monday 16 July 2018. Director Jackie Loftus tells dumbles.co.uk that “the whole site, cafe, gifts and garden, has reopened. The plant sales area may be opening a little later in the…

The end for Floralands

Floralands, a garden centre and visitor attraction in Catfoot Lane Lambley, is to close.Its owner, Home and Garden Group, was placed in administration on 27 March 2018. Floralands had been operated since the 1980s and was part of the business…

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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…