The Curse of Beestonia once again rears it’s head: I talked about how Wilkos was still resolutely undemolished 12 months on from it’s closure: I walk by today and two chaps were using a lump-hammer on the service yard wall. I might see if this works in other ways, so am working on 500 words on how Tesco still exists.
It seems a lot of people are still aware of how to get up and down Chilwell Road. The road is NOT CLOSED, but closed to through traffic. You can get as far up by car as Cameron House, and once you do, there is parking opposite The Guitar Spot that will cost you nowt. The fantastic independents there need you to stroll down and have a look in: I can’t endorse this enough. There’s also a FREE Shoplink bus that runs round Beeston If you’re still confused, here’s a map and a bus timetable to help you out:
Now, stop reading this, and GET OUT THERE AND SHOP DOWN CHILWELL ROAD. Actually, read the next bit first and then PUT DOWN THAT LAPTOP/TABLET/ MOBILE PHONE AND MAX OUT YOUR CREDIT CARDS AND KEEP CHILWELL ROAD ALIVE. Ok?
I mentioned yesterday that I had a column in The Nottingham Post some time this week, and it turns out I do, and it’s today, and you really should go out and buy a copy forthwith. At least three places sell them on Chilwell Road.
If you REALLY can’t leave home, here’s a link to it. Please leave some comments, along the lines of ‘This is the best thing ever. Offer this man a full-time contract’ , or likewise. Any unkind mentions that the by-line photo makes me look like a baddie out of a Die Hard film will not be found amusing.