Category: Woodborough

In comes the 2015 Plough Plays

THE good folk and true of the Calverton Real Ale & Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will undertake their annual tour of local village pubs this weekend, performing the unique Plough Play and raising funds for charity. Plough Plays, or Mummers…

Bridge club raises funds for Children in Need

Woodborough Bridge Club enters a number of national ‘simultaneous pairs’ competitions throughout the year. In October 2014 the club played in the English Bridge Union’s (EBU’s) own  event. In November it raised £150 for Children in Need by taking part…

Lambley fireworks success

LAMBLEY’s annual firework display attracted record crowds tonight, marking a triumphant return for the event. Community fireworks were absent from the village in 2013, to the disappointment of many, after changes in Lambley Primary School PTA left nobody prepared to…

Woodborough turbine review fails

CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed wind turbine at Woodborough Park Farm are considering yet another appeal, after a judicial review of the case rejected most of their arguments. The planned turbine, with a 50m high mast and an overall height of 66.5m,…

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…

Bridge club supports local charities

DURING April some Woodborough Bridge Club members ran, and supported, charity events. The first event on 17 April 2013 found 68 players (23 from Woodborough) rotating between five cafe venues in the centre of Nottingham. After gathering at Canal House…

Spaces available on Coton Manor trip

WOODBOROUGH Horticultural Society reports that spaces are still available on its day trip to Coton Manor on Saturday 8 June 2013. Coton Manor lies in peaceful Northamptonshire countryside and enjoys beautiful views providing an ideal setting for the garden. The…

Woodborough spring show shines

WOODBOROUGH Horticultural Society wants to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who attended its Spring Show earlier this month. Although number of entries was down on previous years (something to do with the cold weather, perhaps?), the society says…

Poppy organiser wanted

CALVERTON Woodborough and District Royal British Legion is looking for a Poppy Appeal Organiser. You will work with a small group of local volunteers and raise funds towards the Poppy Appeal. For further information please contact branch secretary Michael Lloyd…

Building bridges at Woodborough Bridge Club

WOODBOROUGH Bridge Club held the first of its monthly seminars with George Ripley at the beginning of April. The event was over-subscribed, but everyone was accommodated and an informative time was enjoyed by all says our correspondent Jane Hall. These…