The Catfoot Lane Tragedy of 1944

Nottinghamshire is home to more than 20 memorials dedicated to aircrew who died during the Second World War. The details of these are found on various publications and websites. Memorials such as those in Annesley, Blyth, Calverton, Cotgrave, Farnsfield, Gonalston, Halam, and Hoveringham. One incident [ … ]

Mapperley’s Litter Pick

Calling all residents and organisations. Why not organise your own Litter Pick and help to keep our area litter free. The #MapperleyLitterPick is now up and running and we can assist you in arranging future events. Thanks to the support of private individuals, HSL Direct, [ … ]


Here is a list of electricians in the Mapperley area recommended and suggested by followers of Mapperley People: Daniel Cook – DC Electrical Services – Based in Mapperley – Tel 07522 935449 – dkucook.elec@gmail.com Matt Roadley – Mapperley resident – Available evenings and weekends – [ … ]

Urban Foxes – Friend Or Foe?

Foxes are a regular sight in the Mapperley area. They have lived among us for generations. Being wild animals, they naturally fear humans, and keep themselves to themselves. That said some do become more tame (either due to a health issue or that they are [ … ]

Alan Henshaw BEM

Congratulations to long term Mapperley resident Alan Henshaw, on receiving the British Empire Medal for services to the Environment Fisheries. Alan was presented with the award earlier but attended the celebration garden party at Buckingham Palace today. As team leader at the National Coarse Fish [ … ]

Architects And Building Design

Here are the architects and designers suggested by followers of Mapperley People Walker Design Ltd is a Chartered Architectural Technology Company based in Mapperley, specialising in home extensions , loft conversions and new build developments. E: billy@walker-design.uk T: 07421472125 PD Architecture – Lambley based – [ … ]

Akshata’s Beauty Bar

Mapperley People welcomes Akshata’s Beauty Bar to Mapperley Top. Akshata’s Beauty Bar are specialists in threading, tinting, lashes, lash lifting and brow lamination. With over 10 years of expertise in the beauty industry, Jayanti brings her passion and skill to Akshata’s Beauty Bar.  Not only [ … ]

Time For You – Nottingham

Is it time for you to fall in love with your house again? Sarah at Time For You Nottingham manages a range of domestic cleaning services in the Mapperley area. Whether you’re a busy professional, a parent/carer juggling everyday life or someone who simply values [ … ]

Handicrafts and Hobbies

This feature is to promote local tutors and teachers of handicrafts. Those artisan crafts and skills, where useful and decorative objects are made completely by one’s hand or by using only simple, non-automated related tools like scissors, carving implements, or hooks. This may be by [ … ]

Going Underground

Mapperley Tunnel and Gedling Colliery Mapperley Tunnel is a disused railway tunnel that runs below Mapperley Plains, where it meets Arnold Lane and Gedling Road. This 1044 metre tunnel was built for the Derbyshire and Staffordshire Extension of the Great Northern Railway. This line ran from [ … ]