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Chair of new Greater Carlton Town Board appointed to support local regeneration plans

Sir John Peace has been appointed as the independent chair to lead the town boar

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MATCH REPORT: Nottingham Outlaws 44 – 6 Coventry Bears

Nottingham Outlaws unbeaten league run continued on Saturday when they put a strong Coventry Bears side to the sword, recording an emphatic 44-6 victory at Lenton Lane.

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80s book claimed stewardess had to be treated for ‘severe shock’ after seeing ghostly figure glide through wall in Arnold Labour Club

Here's a chilling tale about an apparition spotted moving through walls at the historic Arnold Labour Club.

Education chief launched verbal attack on ‘dishonest’ parents at opening ceremony for Carlton school back in 1964

Dr. Cyril Bibby, principal of the Hull Training College, had been invited to open the new Carlton Central school as reported in the South Notts Echo back in June 1964.

LOOKING BACK: Netherfield community voiced fears over crossing safety after train and bus collision more than 40 years ago

Back in November 1982, A Carlton-bound double-decker 43 bus was hit by a coal train in the early afternoon on Netherfield Lane crossings in Netherfield.

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.

The dry ski slope in Carlton that was loved by tea-tray sledgers and became a popular venue for birthday parties

The slope peaked in popularity during the 70s and 80s and was heavily used during snowy weather

LOOKING BACK: Councillors feared creating elderly ‘ghetto’ with new block of flats in Carlton

The claim was made by two councillors at a meeting of the urban authority's Housing Committee during discussions on the proposed flats at Walton Crescent

LOOKING BACK: Wonderful memories as we open up our photo archives again

From charity days to community occasions, if there was an event going on, Gedling Eye was there to share the moment. Do you remember these, or recognise someone in these photos from our archive?

LOOKING BACK: Wonderful memories as we open up our photo archives again

From charity days to community occasions, if there was an event going on, Gedling Eye was there to share the moment. Do you remember these, or recognise someone in these photos from our archive?

LOOKING BACK: Carlton woman made house plea to council after claiming to be ‘unable to conceive’ in high-rise flat

The Sun reported on July 23, 1971, that the 26-year-old woman had asked the urban council at Cariton to rehouse her and her husband as she had become infertile.

Seaside train trip ended in tragedy for daughter of wealthy Stoke Bardolph farmer

Historian Bob Massey shares a story about a tragic trip to the seaside back in 1857.

Breach of promise to Calverton girl made national news headlines

The story of Mary Cooper is just one of the many local tales in local historian Bob Massey's new book Snippets from History Vol 3

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New signage approved for Netherfield’s Hotel Chocolat

Gedling Borough Council planners have approved new signage for the proposed new Hotel Chocolat in Netherfield.

Green Jumper Podcast and Colwick’s Vale Club come together to raise funds for Nottinghamshire Hospice

Marcus Alton's talks, which include recordings of interviews with the legendary Brian Clough, are interesting, thought provoking, and for many in the audience will evoke memories of the Glory Days for Forest

Gedling Gala kicks off in July with all the fun of the fair

Gedling Gala organisers have announced that this years event, which will be held on Willow Park, will take place on Saturday, July 6.

Woodborough school where ‘pupils flourish’ sees improved Ofsted rating

Woodborough Woods Foundation C of E Primary School in has been praised for 'helping children flourish' in a new Ofsted report.

KH Hair in Arnold proves to be cut above after scooping prestigious Salon of the Year trophy

KH Hair, in High Street, Arnold, took the prestige accolade on an evening where a total of 21 individual awards were handed out.

Rock Guitarist takes home first prize as Nottingham’s Music Maker Competition Winners Announced

The Competition is run by Carlton Male Voice Choir as a way of giving something back to help encourage talented young musicians.

Star Pubs and Bars plan new signage for popular Redhill pub – The Waggon and Horses

Approval has been granted to replace the existing signage at the site

New secure storage installed at Arnot Hill Park in Arnold to help cyclists

Located outside the entrance to the civic centre, the lockers are free to use

Food Reviews

Food review: The Gedling Inn – Good food, good service and good value for money

An unplanned trip to The Gedling Inn was well worth the visit.

Food review: The Nags Head – a little gem in beautiful Woodborough

We really enjoyed our recent visit to The Nags Head in Woodborough

We tried Cleo’s deli at Arnold’s AMP to see if it was ‘worth the hype’

The lunch spot attracts lots of regulars with many customers sharing their love for the deli on social media.

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