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Category: CC Diary Carlton

  • News and Views

    News and Views

    What I get out of coming to the strength and balance classes • ‘I can now dust under my furniture and on high shelves/cupboards’ • ‘I was able to get down to the floor to do a deep clean of my fridge and get up again . I know this sounds small but it’s really…

  • I heard it on the grapevine

    I heard it on the grapevine

    I heard it on the grapevine……one step at a timing in Carlton and district………….. • The conversation after the Mapperley Strong and Steady class revealed that many of the participants come from different parts of the world – one lady talked about she had left Finland as a a baby with her family – they…

  • Stronger Together

    Stronger Together

    I went along to the Friends of George V Recreation Ground committee meeting last Tuesday. Good turnout: • The woman who started the group off (a park user with passion and the desire to make it more accessible and user friendly) and someone who had helped her previously (with knowledge of banking) • Three new…

  • The seeds are starting to grow……………..

    The seeds are starting to grow……………..

    • Reports from Carlton residents that the wildflower seeds are starting to grow. These are the ones form the Notts Wildlife Trust that I distributed a couple of weeks ago. • Our knowledge of the benches, toilets, car parks and defibrillators in Carlton is increasing one stap at a time – helped by research done…

  • Park voice…..

    Park voice…..

    • I sauntered around George V and Carlton Hill Recs looking for benches – quite a few – and toilets – none. • It was lovely to see the parks being used by young and old. • And I got talking to a wonderful Childminder who looks after kids with special needs – she takes…

  • The entangled web is ever growing…

    The entangled web is ever growing…

    Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club Richard Herrod Centre, Carlton – evolving, more connections – the entangled web is growing!!!! • A nice turn out – some regulars and some new attendees. • The councillors were there – the outgoing Armed Forces Champion Bob Collis and the new one Jenny Hollingsworth. A photo was taken of…

  • Local movers and shakers working together to build and support the local community

    Local movers and shakers working together to build and support the local community

    Carlton Hill Community Action Group committee meeting • I’ve just joined the committee. First meeting 14 June at The Brickyard pub on Carlton Hill. I went to the wrong place initially – the Brickyard community centre – I spend my life in community centres so when I was told it was at the Brickyard I…

  • Stronger together…..

    Stronger together…..

    I think I’ve talked about me dropping a 20p piece at the Veterans Breakfast Club in Carlton and through that getting to talk to other people. Well I went one further on Friday in Arnold as someone came in to tell me that there were a whole lot of needles on the pavement outside the…

  • Rekindling memories, creating new memories

    Rekindling memories, creating new memories

    Rekindling memories, creating memories The Strong and Steady crew ‘go’ to different places in our imaginations on our ‘big marches’. We’ve been up at Everest to bring the news back to the King for his Coronation, we’ve been up Snowdon on St David’s Day and last week we went to Highfield Park at Nottingham University…

  • 30 days Wild in June

    30 days Wild in June

    It’s June and we’re having ‘30 days Wild in June’: • Pat goes wild in Woodborough – one of the Calverton Strong and Steady crew, aged 90, tests out the tree swing on their birthday afternoon tea outing. Next trip out at the end of June on a river cruise. • Notts Wildlife Trust Nature…