Woodborough triumphs in 2010 best kept village competition

Woodborough has regained its crown as one of the best kept villages in Nottinghamshire, with the announcement today of its success in the Campaign to Protect Rural England’s (CPRE) annual competition. It saw off the other finalists – runner-up East Bridgford,…

Dumbles bridge rebuilt, re-opened

North Lambley is no longer cut off from south Lambley, thanks to the re-opening of the footbridge over the village’s Bottom Dumble. We exclusively reported earlier this month that the bridge had been closed for emergency repairs, requiring dog walkers…

Summer sports scheme – latest details

Further to our recent report about the free summer sports scheme for children in Lambley and Woodborough, being organised by Gedling Borough Council, full details have now been announced. Sports activities will take place between 10am and 12pm every Thursday during August…

Lambley lamppost bites the dust (updated)

There is something slightly ironic in the fact that the lampost at the corner of Church Street and Main Street, Lambley, which has been knocked over, was carrying a warning sign: Police Notice – Community Speed Watch Area – Reduce…

Woodborough Street Market

The annual street market, held on the Governors’ Field and in the car park of the Four Bells in Woodborough, included a wide range of stalls. Despite a sharp rain shower in the morning, the market enjoyed good weather and…

Maize maze opens on 24 July

The Maize Maze at Floralands Garden Centre, Lambley, will open on Saturday 24 July 2010. Covering about 2.5 hectares (six acres), the maze this year takes a Robin Hood theme . The maze is open from 10am to 4pm Monday-Saturday,…