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Newgate Lane Event

15/06/2011
Newgate Lane School will be hosting an event on Tuesday 19 July 2011 to mark the improvements to Newgate Lane Field.

The event is designed to be afternoon of information services and activities, suitable for children and adults - and will run from 1:30pm to 3:00pm

The purpose of the event is to:
  • publicise the “Nicer Newgate” community garden (funded by Awards For All)
  • publicise the Newgate Lane community safety improvements (funded by NCC’s Local Improvement Scheme)
  • raise awareness of environmental issues in the Mansfield area, and to showcase groups, projects and activities
  • provide opportunities for children and adults to learn about wildlife

The event is open to Local Residents; Children who attend Newgate Lane School, and their families; Families that use the Newgate Lane Children’s Centre.

There will be many exciting displays and activities provided by local groups and service providers:

  • Community Rangers : care and protection of urban wildlife
  • Dogs Trust : responsible dog ownership
  • Extended Services : consultation
  • Family Lives : support services for parents
  • Kate Stubbings (community learning) : fun activities, to promote family learning
  • Lets Build : information and advice around drugs and alcohol issues
  • Local Improvement Scheme : environmental and safety projects
  • Localism Officers : Neighbourhood Alert system, plus all-age nature quizzes
  • Mansfield Play Forum : play activities
  • MDC Dog Warden : responsible dog ownership
  • MDC Leisure Services : services and activities for young people
  • MDC Neighbourhood Warden : responsible citizenship, and reduction of crime and ASB
  • NCC Brook Farm : environmental services and projects
  • NCC Play Development : children's games and activities (5 - 11 years)
  • NCC Youth Service : local youth activities and support services
  • Neighbourhood Police Team : responsible citizenship, and reduction of crime and ASB
  • Newgate Lane School : fund-raising activities and refreshments 
  • NIDAS (Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Service) : support services
  • Nottinghamshire Fire Service : fire safety
  • Nottinghamshire Trading Standards : prevention of doorstep crime and distraction burglaries
  • Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid : support services
  • RSPB : care and conservation of wild birds, and signing-up of new members
  • Sherwood Forest Trust : bird/bat boxes
  • SureStart Children's Centre : children's games and activities (under 5's)
  • West Notts College : community education

    For more information, contact David Parker on 01623 443751 or e-mail
    dave.parker@nottscc.gov.uk

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