five stories missed

In today’s round-up, we’ll be focusing on five of our local stories you may have missed over the past week.

1.The Nottingham building society branches in Carlton Hill and Netherfield earmarked for merger

The Nottingham branches

Branches of The Nottingham in Netherfield and Carlton Hill have been earmarked for merger under new proposals announced by the building society this morning.

Carlton Hill and Netherfield are included on the list of eight branches proposed for mergers.

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2. Gedling borough residents warned about sharp rise in courier fraud

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PICTURE: Deposit Photos

Gedling borough residents, especially the elderly, are being warned by police to stay alert following a sharp increase in courier fraud in the area.

Courier fraud is a crime in which the victim is tricked in advance into handing over cash, bankcards or valuable items to a suspect (the courier), who visits them in person.

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3. ‘Urban square’ proposed for Chase Farm development in Gedling

Plans for the new square

Planning proposals for a new ‘urban square’ at Chase Farm in Gedling have been submitted to the council this week.

In documentation attached to the proposals, developers want the space to become ‘the primary area for public recreation and play on the £140m site.

4. See Lincoln Cathedral from new viewing platforms which officially opened on Friday at Gedling Country Park

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PICTURED: Viewing platform at Gedling Country Park

Lincoln Cathedral, St Mary Magdalene Church in Newark, Gunthorpe Lock, and Belvoir Castle are just some of the sights visitors can now see from two new viewing platforms which opened at Gedling Country Park on Friday.

The two platforms were officially opened by the Mayor of Gedling and will offer visitors views as far as Lincolnshire and Leicestershire. The platforms will also feature interpretation panels displaying information about some of the sights.

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5. Warning to pedestrians following reports they are accessing closed road in Gedling

Construction on new Gedling Access Road
PICTURED: Construction begins on new Gedling Access Road on Lambley Lane

Pedestrians are being warned not to access a closed road in Gedling after reports people are ignoring warning signs.

Lambley Lane is currently closed to road users and pedestrians until February 2021 to allow for work on the new £40m Gedling Access Road to take place.

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