Celebrating the new Meadows Cricket Pavilion

IMG_7645ncc_8677b0374h MRG pavilion under construction
The pavilion has made rapid progress in the last week. Will be bigger and accessible to all, but designed by Mabers in the style of the 1906 pavilion it replaces.
IMG_7645wncc_8664b0461h MRG CllrDT speaking
Cllr. Dave Trimble explaining how sport is important to Nottingham’s reputation.
(There is a full City Council write-up available.)
IMG_7643vDSCN5653JHmb0364h MRG coachs and posters
Having been told to keep my speech short, I had key points from the speech turned into A2 posters to make the points for me.
IMG_7643wWP_20150804_10_27_02_Prob0293h MRG victorian style street performers
Around 100 people turned up to celebrate the efforts made by the Trent Bridge Community Trust and Nottingham City Council, and fifty other firms, to build a new cricket pavilion at the Meadows Recreation Ground.
IMG_7655uDSCN5777aJHb0341h MRG Graeme Swann signs
Graeme Swann and Simon Jones were there too.
IMG_7647othb0393h MRG MME LGMP CllrNH and community supporters
Community activists who have been supporting and advising on the project.
IMG_7653othb0464h MRG MME and a family burying time capsule
A family came to watch and the BBC filmed them joining in.
IMG_7655wDSCN5784mJHb0552h MRG Margaret signs
IMG_7657c0626h MRG abdul signs
A board for people to express their support on.
IMG_7638ncc_8660b0433h MRG event paintings
Paintings to celebrate cricket history.
IMG_7645yExpNotts IMG_20150804_103943815_HDR-e1438703587956 b0361h MRG MME burying time capsule
Experience Nottinghamshire have also published an article, with this photo.

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