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…

Calverton restaurant relaunches

THE REVAMPED Oscar’s Lounge and Kitchen in Calverton played host to local VIPs, business owners and socialites last night (12 November 2015) to celebrate its official relaunch. The restaurant’s resident musician Suzi Jary played music from Amy Winehouse and Dolly…

Waltz with Suchet this Saturday

LOWDHAM Festivals reports that tickets remain for the event with former TV newsreader John Suchet this Saturday, 3 October 2015. Since leaving the world of TV news, Suchet has devoted himself to his hobby of classical music and presenting on…

Folk chart toppers return to Lowdham

LATEST addition to the dumbles.co.uk What’s On listings is a return performance by the US progressive folk band Harpeth Rising. Visiting the Old Ship Inn, Lowdham, on 29 September 2015 as part of their fifth UK tour, the group’s three…

Crematorium decision dismays protesters

Last month’s decision by Gedling Borough Council to grant planning permission for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane, Lambley, was made entirely on political party lines, it has emerged. Minutes of the planning meeting now published on the Gedling Borough website…

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.…