Bridge Ward Monthly Report 24

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Loads going on again in Meadows and the city centre.
Great events.
Three awards.
Lots of consultation.
Some disappointments.
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FULLER TEXT REPORT TO BE WRITTEN.
Report also available at – http://www.labourblogs.com/public-blog/michaeledwards/31288/

Almost one-each again

20130929-003514.jpgShrewsbury were unlucky at Bradford in as much as they conceded a winner in the last minute after a Salop player has been sent off for handball in the second match running. Harsh, but this time, in the world of professional football, handball is given if you don’t keep your arms in. Unlike games at Crawley and Rotherham, Salop didn’t deserve a draw.

P.S. Sorry to hear of Nigel Clough’s dismissal this evening.

Nottingham East enjoys the conference

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Seems the relaxed nature of Labour’s conference gave delegates and visitors more enjoyment.
20130928-065649.jpgNew policy initiatives, which it seems this evening the new energy companies are actually seeking to better, compared to Eric Pickles’ bewailing of the impossibility of it all in the morning.
Labour on the people’s side; the Tories putting appeals into Europe to save bankers’ bonuses.
Some criticisms tonight, to be sure, but some celebrations too, including of Andy Burnham’s vision for care for the elderly and better integration with social services and mental health services, which has perhaps been overlooked.

Congratulations too to our MP, Chris Leslie, who has slogged during the summer holidays to give the cost of living crisis some profile, and to some effect – gaining coverage for the statistic showing 38 out of 39 months on Cameron has seen increase in earnings behind increase in prices.

NTU MAs exhibition

An exhibition of work by artists, designers, photographers and architects finishing their MAs at Nottingham Trent University.
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Rosemary has done a project on tourism for Bulwell, and I think this taps into what will be a fashion for populating the internet with material on local history.
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An app design for international students who want to get to know Nottingham;; and a campaign for promoting less waste in the goods we use.

Ambitious for The Meadows plan

A plan in the making, available in a four page format being circulated with Meadows Matters,
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and the full 24 page format, available at Nottingham Insight at the following weblink:
http://www.nottinghaminsight.org.uk/f/65008/Library/Housing/Meadows-Neighbourhood-Plan/
and at six locations – Meadows Library, Portland Leisure Centre, The Embankment Club, Meadows One Stop Shop, Queen’s Walk Community Centre and Clifton Miners Welfare.