Photographer in line for national award

Lambley-based photographer Sarah Wilkes has reached the final of the prestigious Guild of Photographers Image of the Year competition. Her picture is one of just ten images selected from the guild’s monthly photographic competitions. Over the course of 2015, almost…

Construction begins at crematorium site

The legality of the decision to grant planning permission for a controversial crematorium development on Catfoot Lane has not yet been decided, but that has not prevented the developer Westerleigh group beginning work on the site. We learned this week…

Crematorium goes to judicial review

Controversial plans for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane in Lambley will be subject to a new judicial review, dumbles.co.uk has learned. The hearing has been scheduled for early February 2016 in Birmingham, and is expected to last two days. Crematorium…

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…

Lowdham kids mark Armistice Day with art

Children at a nursery and pre-school in Lowdham marked Armistice Day this week by creating a collection of beautiful commemorative hand print painted paper poppies. Staff at Alphabet House Day Nursery worked closely with the children to raise awareness of…