Looking good, but some of the litter is a tad disappointing, the weeds are too long and In Bloom is stronger again this year.
Borrowed Tracey Whitefoot’s photo cos mine on the phone weren’t very good.
Checked out departure of cars after the event, and there was no congestion north of Bathley Street – a distinct improvement.
Assumed therefore that attendance was lower, but it wasn’t.
Still some issues of inconvenience for residents’ parking along Bathley Street.
Reports on parks and police matters.
Following a complaint about tipping in private alleyways behind houses not being enforced by uniformed officers, may well explore being quicker to clear such waste and to charge property owners for the service.
TO BE WRITTEN UP FULLY.
OMTRA and community activists are exploring the idea of a conservation of the Old Meadows with City Council officers.
Objectives might include –
– celebrate and protect the older brick faced houses, and their fixings;
– protect the rooves;
– protect the Bulwell stone front walls;
– offer more protection against poor quality rear / lean-to extensions.
Next stage is to write a first bid up and consult with local residents, perhaps in October.
Time and again in the Old Meadows, Labour voters had gone and voted before we got there. Something of a phenomenen – not sure I’d ever seen it before.
Three young women had put a Jeremy Corbyn photo in a red heart to put on display.