Food lovers look forward to Netherfield monthly market

Food lovers from across the borough will be heading to Netherfield tomorrow morning (16) for the town’s monthly fresh food market The market takes place in the town centre on the third Saturday of every month and is fast gaining a reputation for being one of the best places to go for a wide range of stalls selling


Tesco announces closure of Netherfield Homeplus store

Jobs are at risk after Tesco announced it is to close its Homeplus store in Netherfield. The store, based on Victoria Retail Park, is one of six to close across the country next month..   The six Homeplus stores, which sold clothing, electrical goods and furniture, were included in 43 store closures Tesco


RESULT: Coaker holds on to Gedling seat

Labour has held on to Gedling. Vernon Coaker secured his seat for another term after winning 20,307 votes. Conservative candidate Carolyn Abbott came a close second with 17,321 The results are as follows: Vernon Rodney Coaker for Labour – 20,307, Carolyn Abbott for Conservatives – 17,321, Robert Swift for Liberal Democrat


Park mural to be unveiled on Tuesday

A mural designed by local school children will be installed and unveiled in Arnot Hill Park on Tuesday 5 May. Local artist Jess Kemp worked with a group of students in years 7-9 from Arnold Hill Academy to design and create panels to cover the window spaces on the former


Academy to showcase local talent at charity event

A variety show to showcase local talent will be held at Carlton Academy in May to raise money for charity. Gedling Borough Council is organising the ‘Mayor’s Last Stand’, a variety performance which will include magic, dance and music performed by local schools and volunteer groups. There will also be


Places available at Friday club for elderly in Gedling

Organisers at a Gedling-based club for the elderly say they still have places available for pensioners wanting to attend. The club, which aims to provide a safe and friendly place for the elderly to meet new people and socialise, meets every Friday. They also host activities, quizzes, games , crafts, bingo and a fish and chip lunch