Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Carnival crackdown: Notting Hill 2010

Carnival 2010 will be the most heavily policed event in recent times according to this report from the BBC. As happens yearly west London will be brought to a halt in large areas to get ready for Carnival to begin a day before and the clean up usually ends a day or so later.

But it’s fantastic. In the last few years the number of robberies and assaults have plummeted markedly due in no small part to the Police who do a fantastic job every year.

Operation Razorback (unfortunate name it must be said) will be the plan to protect us all at this years event and I am really looking forward to it. I’ll post updates here as and when they come along but in the meantime here’s some footage of the Bush Blog at Carnival last year to whet your appetites ...

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