Section: My little town

Nottingham’s speakers’ corner by the Brian Clough statue

David Childs

Since 2008, Brian Clough’s statue has been a popular spot for demonstrators and tourists. It stands proudly in Nottingham’s city centre just off the Old Market Square. It became the first Speakers’ Corner in the UK after an Act of Parliament in 1872 paved the way for the original in London’s Hyde Park. The site […]

My little town – Kibworth Harcourt

Robert Male

Step outside, Christmas time can be a lovely sight. Just taking a walk outside of the house in your local area can lead to the most amazing light displays. You don’t have to travel far to enjoy the wonders of the festive spirit of lights. At least not in Kibworth Harcourt in the Harborough district […]

My little town – Buxton

Anna Girolami

Photographs by Rob McDonald Photography, with permission. Living Advent Calendar: This year, the community of Harpur Hill, on the south side of Buxton, has created a living Advent calendar. Every evening during Advent at 6.30 pm, another house in the neighbourhood lights up a numbered window. Ours was number 8. People have put in a […]