Category: Lambley

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…

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…