Category: Woodborough

New bus services aimed at shoppers

NEW shopping bus services provide links between villages in our area and nearby shops – but on a limited timetable. The new S6 runs from Lowdham to Calverton, Woodborough, Lambley, and Arnold on Mondays only. Three buses run in each…

Cycle race takes in Tour de Dumbles

Many of the world’s top cyclists will zip through the dumbles landscape in early September, on part of the Nottinghamshire stage of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain. Described as the largest free-to-attend sporting event in the UK this year,…

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…

Latest news from Woodborough Bridge club

During April, Woodborough Bridge club’s three teams will be completing their matches for the current season. The league is very closely contested this year and the club hopes its teams will be able to maintain their current strong positions. Members…

How to object to the latest crematorium plans

The long-running issue of proposed crematorium development at Catfoot Lane, Lambley, has entered a new phase. A judicial review into the decision of Gedling Borough Council to grant planning permission for development in the protected Green Belt was heard in…

2016 Plough Play tour dates announced

The annual cycle of Calverton Plough Plays, which tour pubs in the Dumbles area performing a version of an ancient folk drama, has been confirmed for 14-16 January 2016. Performed by Crappps, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation…

Bridge club raises cash for NSPCC

Woodborough Bridge Club reports a packed village hall for its first charity afternoon tea and bridge drive, held on 21 October 2015. At the start of the afternoon Mrs Jenny Farr, president of the Nottingham Branch of the NSPCC, gave…

Foodie triumph for Four Bells

WOODBOROUGH’s Four Bells has been named the county’s best pub for dining in the first annual Nottingham Food and Drink Awards. Landlord Craig Smith collected the trophy on 25 June, during an awards evening at the East Midlands Conference Centre.…

Bridge club moves forward

Woodborough Bridge Club has provided a number of updates. 29 players attended the intermediate seminars which started in May, where the topic of opening and responding to ‘no trump’ calls was explored and practice hands played. A charity bridge drive…

Turbine farmer nominated for award

The farmer at the centre of the Woodborough wind turbine controversy has been nominated for a national conservation award. Woodborough Park Farm’s owners John and Cathy Charles-Jones are among the five finalists for the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group’s (FWAG)…