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Villagers invited to hear latest on plans to build power plant made from shipping containers on land off Spring Lane

A huge battery storage site made out of shipping containers, designed to support the National Grid network, could soon be coming to land near Lambley.

Gedling Borough Council identifies sites it won’t mow throughout this year to help the bees

Gedling Borough Council said it had identified a number of sites around the borough where it can encourage the growth of wildflowers, weeds and grasslands

See the latest Gedling borough planning applications – w/e 17/5/24

Here is a round-up of the latest plans that the council’s planning officers will now decide. 

DECISION MADE: See the latest Gedling borough planning applications to have been decided – w/e 17/5/24

Here is a round-up of the latest plans that the council’s planning officers have now decided 

Hotel Chocolat arrival in Netherfield moves a step closer as Gedling planners approve planning application

A planning application submitted by Montagu Evans on behalf of The Crown Estate to change the use of Unit R2 from Class E(b) restaurant...

Communities ‘losing out’ as £93m from developers still unspent by Notts councils

Before local authorities grant planning permission for a major schemes, a developer typically agrees to contribute financially to the local area

‘Book now’ plea as EMR offers advanced tickets to Skegness from Notts for ‘for less than price of full English Breakfast’

East Midlands Railway (EMR) is urging its customers from Nottingham to book in advance and secure a cheap fare to the seaside this summer.EMR...

The Vibe – your guide to what’s going on in Gedling borough (17 May – 23 May)

Never miss a thing in Gedling borough ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Vibe is the only guide you need to know what's on and what's happening across the borough...

Nottinghamshire County Council leader Ben Bradley slams no confidence vote as ‘waste of time’ – and then Tories walk out

The Conservative group walked out in protest at the motion, which accused him of failing residents.

Knuckleduster, drugs and cash seized after car stopped on Rolleston Drive in Arnold

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing and possessing an offensive weapon

Lidl revamps loyalty scheme and adds extra discounts

The new offers will provide the discount grocer’s loyalty scheme members with weekly discounts

‘Death by dangerous cycling’ to become offence after MPs back law change

A campaign to get the law changed has been led by Tory MP Iain Duncan Smith who said cyclists should be accountable for reckless behaviour.

Gedling police continue crack down on speeding drivers in area

Reckless drivers have been clocked speeding on Lambley Lane in Gedling.

Letters: £20m cash MUST be spent on Carlton

Our readers from across the borough give their weekly take on the biggest issues impacting Gedling and beyond.

Councillor Michael Payne steps down from national leadership role with Labour to focus on Gedling MP bid

He says he will give his bid to win the Gedling seat at the next general election his “undivided attention”

PLANNING APROVED: Five new industrial units approved by Gedling planners in Colwick

The approved planning proposal includes the demolition of existing redundant buildings.

More than 11,000 emergency food parcels were handed out to people in Gedling borough over last 12 months

New figures released by food charity the Trussell Trust reveal that more than 11,000 emergency food parcels were provided to people across Gedling borough

Arnold pensioner, 91, given VIP treatment by Nottingham Forest as dream to cheer on Reds in Premier League comes true

94-year-old Harry Thomas who is a resident at Coppice Lodge care home in Arnold was recently whisked away to the City Ground to cheer on ‘The Reds’ in the Premier League.

OPERATION SCEPTRE: Knife amnesty bin reminder made as part of awareness week

The bin allows people to dispose of knives or offensive weapons safely without fear of being prosecuted.

Universal credit claimants working less than 18 hours must now look for more work

As part of changes to the welfare system, ministers are raising the administrative earnings threshold from the equivalent of 15 hours to 18 hours

The planned roadworks and road changes in Gedling borough

The roadworks and road changes include things such as speed alterations, repair works and changing the layout of the roads. 

Police reveal 47 people have been killed on Notts roads over last three years due to making ‘wrong choices’

The stark figures have been revealed by Nottinghamshire Police as they continue to try and reduce the number of so-called ‘fatal four’ collisions. 

JAILED: Prolific shoplifter, 38, is locked up AGAIN for 12 weeks following latest thefts from Gedling borough stores

Samantha Clay was jailed for 12 weeks when she appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on May 3, 2024.

Arnold school secures funding boost from housebuilder to pay for repairs to damaged outdoor play area

Broken surfacing and brickwork prevented pupils at Derrymount School on Churchmoor Lane from enjoying their outdoor play area

How every Wetherspoons pub in Gedling borough got their names and the stories behind them

The budget pub chain has a reputation of renovating old buildings, and these are the stories the buildings hold.
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