Every year a group of volunteers organise a “holding hands around St Ann’s day.” Whilst it is great that volunteers are organising community activities, I have always been highly dubious about the value of this activity.
It appears a pretty naive community action that won’t help to improve life for people in St Ann’s. In the Nottingham Evening Post it claims that:
(At a meeting) “a mother told one of the organisers how drugs were starting to affect lives and is said to have concluded: “What we really need is to hold hands around St Ann’s.”
I wish it were that simple!
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