Lowdham triumph in best kept village competition

Residents in Lowdham are celebrating after it was named one of Nottingham’s best kept villages by judges of a county competition. Lowdham, were named as best kept village in the population of 2,000-10,000 category, beating Southwell into second place. Radcliffe, last year’s winner, and Tuxford were the other finalists in


Get clowning around and drumming at free play days

Circus workshops, petting zoos and drumming workshops are just some of the entertainment being lined up at two free plays day taking place in Gedling this month. The first fun day takes place tomorrow (25) in Calverton between 1-4pm. The Calverton Play Day is being held at the William Lee Memorial Park, Park Road, and will feature plenty


Get your maps out at orienteering event this Saturday

FAMILIES are being invited to sign up to take part in an orienteering event taking place in Gedling Country Park this Saturday (25). The Xplorer event is the first of six family fun orienteering fun days being held in the park during the summer holidays. They are the perfect outdoor activity for primary and pre-school children


Mobile skate park coming to Lowdham

YOUNG daredevils will be able to show they have the right moves this summer when a mobile skate park arrives in Lowdham as part of a holiday roadshow. The Ruff Park mobile skate park will be stopping off and setting up in the village every Wednesday throughout August. The park will be open


National recognition for parks in Gedling

Two parks in Gedling have been awarded national Green Flag awards from Keep Britain Tidy making them some of the best parks in the country. Among the 131 winners in the East Midlands, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold retained the title for its ninth consecutive year and Burton Road Jubilee Park,


Council tax review brings in £200k for local services

A review of people receiving council tax discounts across the borough has generated an estimated £200,000 to go towards providing local services. Gedling Borough Council reviewed 17,860 council tax accounts receiving a 25% discount for being a single occupier. They found 638 cases that had received the discount when they