Mapperley in World War II

Paul Key, a member of the ‎Mapperley Local History and Preservation Group recently posted about the anti-aircraft defences that were installed in Mapperley during World War II. These were in the area of what is now the Nottingham Academy on [ … ]

Gedling Miners Welfare FC

Mapperley’s senior football club are Gedling Miners Welfare FC, known as The Miners. Their Plains Road ground has seen a remarkable transformation from virtually a ‘parks pitch’ 12 years ago to what is now probably the best amateur ground in [ … ]