Fourteen Nottinghamshire gardens will be open for public viewing today and tomorrow as part of National Gardens weekend.
Lady Tanni Grey-Thompson, the paralympian, is doing a great job defending the disabled against coalition government harassment, whilst Iain Duncan Smith’s department is causing misery by making the long-term disabled face repeat examinations.
It has been said the disabled are being treated worse than prisoners. How sad that is.
THE weather held and festival-goers came to Newark in their thousands for a weekend of top quality entertainment. It was a real feather in the cap for a town our size to be hosting an event boasting a band as big as Madness as the headline act.
Credit should go to the town council for having the courage to set the bar so high.
Not even a technical hitch at the start of the gig could dampen the crowd’s enthusiasm.
There was some disquiet at the £35 price of a ticket to see Madness, although that is the going rate for a band of their calibre.