Category: Lambley

Planners recommend crematorium approval

GEDLING Borough Council planning officers have recommended approval of the latest Westerleigh proposal to build a crematorium on Catfoot Lane, Lambley. The reanimated scheme will be decided upon by the council at its meeting on 3 June 2015. Significant local…

Bake-off will be a pizza cake

The car park of the Woodlark in Lambley will be the venue for the village’s first pizza making competition. The event will take place on bank holiday Monday, 25 May 2015, from 1pm onwards. Two teams of four will compete…

St George’s Play to hit local pubs

Those silly buggers from the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will be interfering with drinkers at various local pubs this Saturday, 25 April 2015, in order to perform their St George’s play. The troupe will be…

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…

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…

More housing plans for Lambley

Gedling Borough Council has announced potential sites for new housing developments in Lambley, and a date for a consultation on the options: “Have your say on the future of Lambley village. Wednesday 1 April 2015, 2-7pm. The Holy Trinity Church,…

Continuity promise for Robin Hood

THE latest couple to take on the Robin Hood in Lambley say that their contract with the brewery will offer stability to the village. The appropriately-named Paul Brew and partner Cheryl Hitch moved into the pub on 13 February, just…

Lambley history in the year ahead

LAMBLEY Historical Society has published its programme of events for 2015. The society meets on a monthly basis, with meetings held indoors in autumn, winter and spring at which guest speakers are invited to give talks on a range of…

In comes the 2015 Plough Plays

THE good folk and true of the Calverton Real Ale & Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will undertake their annual tour of local village pubs this weekend, performing the unique Plough Play and raising funds for charity. Plough Plays, or Mummers…

Lambley fireworks success

LAMBLEY’s annual firework display attracted record crowds tonight, marking a triumphant return for the event. Community fireworks were absent from the village in 2013, to the disappointment of many, after changes in Lambley Primary School PTA left nobody prepared to…