Volume 13 Τεύχος 11
I'm a Radford boy. I was born here in Sinnon Street, Radford, at home. There were no hospital births in those days.
Steve Brierly is a coal merchant with a business on Ilkeston Road. We met him outside the chip shop when he was knocking off for the day. The next day we went back to his yard and talked about how the whole industry was screwed.
I'm 21 and I was raised in Louisa, Kentucky. I love it here. It's peaceful. It's quiet. I have two kids, Destiny and Jacob. They're one and two years old. I'm raising them on my own because their dad was unfaithful.
This was in The Meadows housing estate. A couple of weeks previously, Nathan Williams, aged 17, was shot in the estate's shopping centre. It was broad daylight and witnesses say it was after an argument over a pushbike.
The first day we were in Radford and St Ann's, we kept asking people about how the area got its reputation for violence. People like the councillor on Page 38 told us the reputation was undeserved and was manufactured by the media to make for a good...
I'm 20 years old now, and I am unemployed.
The most successful communities in the world are those that take their natural resources and convert them into something that others have a need or want for. It would seem Coober Pedy is screwed.
I have lived in Radford since 1963 and I’ve seen the place change a lot. The fact of the matter is that family life has gone down and anti-social behaviour has become more of a problem.
I've lived here in Brockstow all my life. When I was 17 I got pregnant with Sinead and I had her at 18. I was with Sinead's dad Terry for three years and then he started taking brown (heroin) and stuff.
I was four when my father got me my first snow scooter. I can't remember any of it, but it must have been something special because here I am, and all I can think about is driving my scooter all year round.