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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Beer fans looking forward to return of Paviors Annual Beer Festival in Arnold

Beer fans are already counting down the days to this year's Paviors Beer Festival, which will take place in Arnold from March 1 to March 3.

People invited to pay tribute to mothers at Gedling Crematorium

Gedling Crematorium is inviting people to visit to remember and pay tribute to loved ones they have lost in honour of Mother’s Day.

B&M welcomes first customers as new Arnold store opens its doors

Arnold's brand new B&M store opened its...
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Dr Ian Campbell: The Government really IS out of touch with what’s happening in general practice if they think their two-week GP appointment plan...

Dr Ian Campbell is a GP at Jubilee Park Medical Practice in Carlton and shared his thoughts with Gedling Eye

OPINION: I fear for future of Hobbucks Nature Reserve if Killisick Lane land sale isn’t managed properly by council

Blogger and environmentalist Howard Usher shares his fears around the development of land around the Hobbucks Nature Reserve in Arnold

‘REFUGEES WELCOME HERE’: Carlton GP Ian Campbell says NHS must offer Ukrainian refugees the help ‘they so desperately need and deserve’

"The United Kingdom is rightly opening its doors to allow some people at least to take refuge here. But can we cope?"

OPINION: Carlton GP Ian Campbell thinks Levelling Up white paper is a huge opportunity wasted. 

Dr Ian Campbell has been a GP in Carlton for 30 years. Here he has his say on the government's recent Levelling Up white paper

OPINION: The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and amplified what many of us already knew: the NHS is no longer able to cope, says Carlton...

"I’ve been a GP in the Carlton area for 30 years and I’ve never known things to be so bad."

ELAINE BOND: Why does moving house become so stressful?

In this month's column Elaine talks about the best ways to manage stress when moving home...

Coronavirus anxiety: Dealing with the easing of lockdown

Gedling-based counsellor Elaine Bond aims to help those feeling anxious about restrictions being lifted

A bridge too far: Graham Finch thinks that a solution to the city’s traffic crisis shouldn’t cost the earth

"As the world faces a huge climate crisis, this insistence on pandering to the road user seems out of touch."

MARC WILLIAMS: ‘Why would I want to go and watch that?’

Groundhoppers. Raffles. Togetherness - all synonymous with non-league football. This is the proper game and there is nothing else like it.

‘The Gedling Access Road offers no benefits at all to existing residents’

The Gedling Access Road only offers a short-term solution to our traffic problems, says Philip Oddie from Willow Farm Action Group...

MARC WILLIAMS: Jose Mourinho wins his Spurs

Mapperley-based sports writer Marc Williams shares his own opinions and thoughts on national footballing topics.

GRAHAM FINCH: This general election is about so much more than just Brexit

"When will people realise that the approaching General Election is about much more than bloody Brexit."

OPINION: If we cleaned up our own mess, the council wouldn’t be forced to waste tight budget on borough litter problem

Philip Oddie of Willow Farm Action Group thinks we need to take responsibility for littering around the borough...

OPINION: Carlton Academy expansion isn’t enough to solve borough’s secondary school places problem

Local parent Ben Hemstock writes that 362 children will still be without a secondary school place in 2023

OPINION: Wildflowers aren’t dangerous invaders from outer space like many fear on Twitter

Local blogger Howard Usher doesn't agree with Gedling Borough Council's use of weedkiller...

PHILIP ODDIE: Litter problem now reached ‘epidemic proportions’

The reality is that we cannot simply sit back and expect that Gedling Borough Council will be able to collect all of the rubbish that is deposited onto our streets and parks.

OPINION: Selective licensing scheme is ‘clearly a stealth tax’

James Stephenson from the Woodthorpe Ward Conservatives thinks residents in the borough deserve a better scheme.

OPINION: We could be much more powerful by speaking as one

Councillor Kay Cutts is Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council. She is urging people in Gedling borough to have say on unitary council plans

OPINION: Borough school places will be in short supply if housing plans go ahead

Philip Oddie wonders where our children will be educated if the council continues with their housing strategy

PHILIP ODDIE: It’s time to consign borough’s litter problem to the dustbin

Philip Oddie is a member of Willow Farm Action Group and a resident in Gedling. He thinks more should be done by the council to tackle the borough's litter problem

MARK GLOVER: Council need to take action to protect and enhance our local biodiversity.

Mark Glover is a local conservationist. He thinks the Teal Close development will have a negative impact on a nearby nature reserve
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