With regards to the Norwich Airport announcement to expand.

As someone who has lived around the vicinity of Magdalen Street all my life and always regularly shop there, it was sad to read about Mohamed Haider having his halal butchers shop window smashed by some mindless idiot.
The police are treating it as a hate crime which I suspect is a diplomatic way of saying it was a race crime, which is surprising because in my experience the whole street for many years has been a mix of shops made up of people with different cultures from all over the world, and all this has taken place with no racial tensions or trouble at all.

I was delighted to see that the area around the plinth of Lord Nelson’s statue has at long last been looked after and plants placed in the ground, as it has been much neglected of late.

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