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.…

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…

Lambley Primary seeks governors

Diane Bathgate, chair of governors at Lambley Primary School, writes: Do you want a chance make a real difference in your local community and currently have a little time to spare? Have you considered being a school governor? We are…

Pizza event ‘exceeds expectations’

ORGANISERS of the Lambley charity pizza bake have spoken of their delight at the success of the event. Staged in the car park of the Wooodlark pub, it involved two teams competing to make the best pizzas using traditional wood-fired…

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)…