Category: Woodborough

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…

Move fast to join flower arranging course

ONLY two places remain available on a new flower arranging course starting in Woodborough next week. Jane Walden, a NAFAS-qualified tutor, starts her six-session course on Wednesday 13 March 2013 at the Institute, Roe Lane. Sessions will be held from…

Bridge club launches seminars

WOODBOROUGH Bridge Club is starting a series of bridge seminars in April 2013, to take place at The Institute on the first Tuesday of every month. They will cover bidding, declarer play and defensive play. These seminars are open to…

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…

Building bridges with Woodborough Bridge Club

WOODBOROUGH Bridge Club continues to welcome new visitors and members to its regular Thursday evening session in the village hall. In April the club starts a series of bridge seminars at The Institute, Roe Lane, on the first Tuesday of…

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…

Woodborough is county’s best kept village 2012

AFTER winning its category of best kept mid-sized village for the last three years, Woodborough has this year scored the top prize in the annual Nottinghamshire Best Kept Village competition. Woodborough has won the category B award, for villages with…

Plough Play dates for January 2013

THE ANNUAL Calverton Plough Play has announced the dates and venues of its performances in January 2013. A traditional ‘mummers’ play, whose origins are lost in the mists of time and hangovers, the current Plough Play dates back to 1979 and…

Woodborough’s autumn winners

WOODBOROUGH Horticultural Society’s autumn show last week attracted 229 exhibits, slightly more than a year ago, and 35 exhibitors (slightly fewer than 2011). The next WHS event is the Leek and Onion Show on Sunday 7 October. This small but…