Planners recommend crematorium approval

GEDLING Borough Council planning officers have recommended approval of the latest Westerleigh proposal to build a crematorium on Catfoot Lane, Lambley. The reanimated scheme will be decided upon by the council at its meeting on 3 June 2015. Significant local…

Bake-off will be a pizza cake

The car park of the Woodlark in Lambley will be the venue for the village’s first pizza making competition. The event will take place on bank holiday Monday, 25 May 2015, from 1pm onwards. Two teams of four will compete…

Westerleigh crematorium application resurrected (updated)

Anti-crematorium activists have informed us that the application for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane has now been re-submitted to Gedling Borough Council. The opposition group tells us: “Many of you will know that this application was originally passed by Gedling…

Blooming spring show for Woodborough Horticultural Society

Woodborough Horticultural Society reports that its spring show in April 2015 saw entries up and a healthy turnout of visitors. Class winners and trophy winners were: Lyndon Clements, Margaret Allsopp, Mike Rowan, Jill Brown, Inga Filmer, Phil McCann, Jill Hicking,…

St George’s Play to hit local pubs

Those silly buggers from the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will be interfering with drinkers at various local pubs this Saturday, 25 April 2015, in order to perform their St George’s play. The troupe will be…

Troubled start for new country park

The new Gedling Country Park, on the outskirts of Lambley and Gedling village, has come under heavy criticism for inadequate facilities. Officially opened on Saturday 28 March 2015, with an estimated 2000 people in attendance, the park’s popularity has been…