Hundreds of people flocked to a special event at Bulwell Academy last Saturday to mark the tenth birthday of Nottingham City Homes.
Visitors turned up from all over the city and the extension of the NET tram system made it much easier to get to Bulwell from Clifton.
One highlight of the day was a demonstration and taster session by Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food. A children’s zone included a national video game arcade and a science project entitled Ignite.
Netball, relay races and a table tennis robot were features of an active zone while Bulwell Forest Community Garden was represented in a ‘green’ zone.
During the event, awards were presented to the winners of Nottingham’s best-kept garden competition.
First prize for the section which included Bulwell went to Colleen Mulligan and award winners in a schools section included Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, of Bulwell.
A Tenant Academy graduation ceremony rewarded tenants and leaseholders who have improved their skills and knowledge to help their community and give themselves a better chance in life.
NCH chief executive Nick Murphy said the organisation endeavoured to create homes and estates where people wanted to live.”