Category: sports

Olympic swimming hopeful wins local support

A BID for Olympic glory by local swimming star Rosie Rudin has been given a boost with the donation of a car by local Peugeot dealer John Harrison (Lowdham) Ltd. The team at John Harrison tell dumbles.co.uk they are delighted…

Anyone for tennis?

WINTER may be reluctant to retreat this year, but the unseasonally cold weather has not stopped Woodborough Tennis Club from looking forward to the long days of summer and promoting its membership packages. The club’s courts, behind the village hall…

Skate park plans for Lambley

EFFORTS are being made to have a skate park built on the playing field at Lambley, in response to wishes expressed by children when consultations were held during the formulation of the Parish Plan. Site meetings have been held and…

Gig raises funds for Lowdham Colts

AN EVENING of live music, good food, and great company is promised by Lowdham Colts Football Club on Saturday 24 November 2012. Local band The Beaten Tracks will perform a range of popular covers at the event, to be held…

Hold the front page!

LOWDHAM athlete Richard Whitehead is featured on the front cover of this week’s edition of Athletics Weekly, the popular magazine for runners and athletes. Whitehead is a world class paralympic athlete with several national and international records to his credit,…

Gold post box draws admirers

LOWDHAM Post Office has been a hub of activity this morning (Monday) as villagers come to admire its new gold post box. Painted on Sunday, the box celebrates the achievement of local athlete Richard Whitehead, who took the gold medal…

Olympic torch to make Woodborough appearance

A GENUINE Olympic torch will be used to signal the start of this year’s Feast Sports in Woodborough. Feast Sports is a traditional village event that has been held for over 180 years, originally as part of the feast of St Swithun.…

Summer sports gets go-ahead

GEDLING BOROUGH Council has confirmed that its summer sports scheme for children in Lambley and Woodborough will go ahead again this year. The future of these free activities had been in doubt due to the budget cuts that are affecting…

Pearson victorious at sports day

LAMBLEY PRIMARY’s annual school sports day resulted in a very close victory for Pearson, one of the school’s four houses. Held on the playing field this afternoon, Wednesday 15 June 2011, the sporting celebration was unaffected by the rain which…

Walk and balloon race on Easter Monday

FIRST TRENTSIDE Scout Group is organising a sponsored walk on Easter Monday, 25 April 2011, to raise funds for a new community building at the Muga (multi-use games area) recreation ground on Southwell Road, Lowdham. On arrival – the event…