a residents group actively improving our neighbourhood

About the Group

Forest Fields Improvement Association came about from an idea from a local resident to get a grant for hanging baskets. Following this initiative an association of residents was duly formed initiated by the Partnership Council in the spring of 2008 and a number of community projects have been organised.

  • 200+  Hanging Baskets for residents 2008
  • 100+  Replanting of baskets 2009
  • 150+  Replanting of baskets 2010 (flowers from Nottingham Bloom)
  • Community Cricket Match involving the Community police and local people
  • Public meeting on the planning application of a Supermarket in our neighbourhood
  • Community Walk in the Peak District
  • Community Meals
  • Teenage Music Event and Cafe
  • The Peoples Kitchen – catering for 70 people at the Sumac Centre including entertainment
  • Noel St Leisure Centre Closure Day – inc. cafe, exhibition, sports hall activities and community water polo skills and match
  • A Community Allotment has now been established at Whitemoor Allotments 2010 open to local people
  • Regular contact with local authorities including Community Police, Youth Services, City Council Officers and Councillors

The Officers:

Secretary : Bill Dew (Russell Road)
Chair : Lynda Masters (Stanley Ave)
Vice Chair : Mohammad Shabir (Alberta Terrace)
Treasurer: Cathy Evans (Leslie Ave)

Project Organiser: Ian Pickering (Ewart Road)

Email: avikal55@hotmail.com