City schools sing for planet Earth

Six songs for planet Earth sung at St.Mary’s in the Lace Market, by 10 Nottingham primary schools, in an afternoon event organised by the Nottingham Music Service (the lead organisation for Nottingham Music Hub; t: @NottMusicHub).
Found our when I bumped into a crocodile of kids from Greenfields from The Meadows walking to the event.
Around 100 parents and carers attended.

County and Forest inducted into the Hall of Fame

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Inducting Notts County Football Club into the Hall of Fame, for being the oldest professional football league club.
Inducting the Nottingham Forest football teams of 1979 and 1980 for winning the European Cup twice.
And celebrating again John Robertson’s induction for his individual achievements.
At the Ice Arena, where local kids put on a fitness display and there was a local singer.
Pictures and fuller detail available in Facebook album.

CQ Retail and Leisure Forum March 2016

WP_20160322_20_11_20_Pro aa0145h Goose Gate egressA more pessimistic Creative Quarter meeting between officers and local businesses than I’d expected given the investment in Hockley, Lace Market and Sneinton Market, including stone laid streets, a pocket sized guide, street art, European prizes for partnership working and more recently, new street lighting.
A range of complaints, including one prompted by the withdrawal of a Police CCTV van, triggered by reductions in national support to Police budgets.
A couple of the concerns I will pick up as casework.
To tackle street drinking problems that persist, a Public Space Protection Order is being consulted upon.