Category: transport

Work starts on housing development

PRELIMINARY site clearance began today on Taylor Wimpey Homes‘s large housing development at Spring Lane, called Lime Tree Gardens. The development, on part of the site of the old Gedling Colliery spoil heap, is expected to be under construction until…

Hot air balloon bargain – today only

THE ENORMOUS Virgin hot air balloon is a common sight over our villages, and in one instance in 2009 even brought BBC TV News to Lambley. Now locals have the opportunity to experience hot air ballooning for themselves thanks to…

Crash renews roadside safety calls (updated)

A car smash this afternoon (4 April 2011) on Park Lane, Lambley, has highlighted the safety hazard presented by a set of boulders installed on the road side. Residents have voiced disquiet over the boulders – up to a metre…

Village emblems depicted on sign

STRANGERS ARRIVING  in Lambley should no longer be uncertain of their whereabouts thanks to a new village identification sign erected yesterday (Thursday 17 March 2011). The new sign has been under discussion by Lambley Parish Council for some time. This…

Bollards to you!

ROADSIDE bollards have been erected today Saturday 5 March 2011 along the side of Spring Lane, Lambley, near the junction with Lambley Lane. Concern had been raised in Parish Council meetings at the increased use of the small area of roadside…

Lowdham gains late-night bus service

Nottingham City Transport has added a night bus service from the city centre to Burton Joyce, Lowdham, and Southwell following a successful online campaign. The N100 service begins operation this week with departures at midnight, 01:15, and 02:30, on Friday and…

Dumbles bridge rebuilt, re-opened

North Lambley is no longer cut off from south Lambley, thanks to the re-opening of the footbridge over the village’s Bottom Dumble. We exclusively reported earlier this month that the bridge had been closed for emergency repairs, requiring dog walkers…

Lambley lamppost bites the dust (updated)

There is something slightly ironic in the fact that the lampost at the corner of Church Street and Main Street, Lambley, which has been knocked over, was carrying a warning sign: Police Notice – Community Speed Watch Area – Reduce…