Category: transport

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…

Lambley resurfacing this week

IT CANNOT have escaped the notice of anyone travelling through Lambley in the last few days that roadworks are scheduled for the coming week. Along with notices attached to lamp posts along Main Street, the road surface has been sprayed…

Bus consultation comes to Lowdham and Woodborough

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE County Council is seeking ways to shave £2 million off the £30 million it spends on public transport each year, and is bringing its ‘consultation roadshow’ to our area next week. This will outline plans for the council’s new…

Your experiences of current bus services

THE collapse in January of Premiere Travel, which operated many bus services in our area, has certainly led to some travel disruption and inconvenience for local people. Now Paul Hallett has asked dumbles.co.uk to help gather together these experiences. He…

End of the road for Premier buses

BUS operator Premier, which served Lambley, Lowdham, and Woodborough among other destinations around Nottinghamshire, ceased operating on Friday 25 January 2013. The company was reported to be seeking a new owner, but collapsed when none could be found. The Red…

Floods return to Lambley (video)

LAMBLEY has suffered flooding again today, after the prolonged spell of wet weather. By mid-morning the Cocker Beck had overflowed at the junction of Church Street and Main Street, flooding the roadway over the height of the pavement and causing some…

End of the line for D3 bus

THE D3 bus service, which travels from Nottingham to Newark via Lambley, Woodborough, Calverton, and Oxton, is to be axed next week. Centrebus, which took over operation of the route just last month, has confirmed that next Wednesday’s bus will be the…

Speed sign on Green Lane

A NEW VEHICLE-activated sign has been installed on the upper part of Green Lane, Lambley, in the last couple of days. The Westcotec device is of a simpler design than the signs installed at the other two entrances to the…

New fence sparks footpath debate

A NEW FENCE erected in Lambley today (Saturday 11 June 2011) has thrown walkers into confusion for crossing and apparently closing-off a well-used footpath. Although only partly completed, the first section of the stout timber fence runs directly across the footpath…

Lambs loose in Lowdham

MOTORISTS travelling in to Lowdham on Lambley Road got a surprise this morning when confonted by three stray lambs. The beasts were eventually rounded-up by local residents, but not before evading capture for several minutes and causing a minor traffic…