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Nottingham Post
Jake Brigstock

Disbelief 'someone has not died' as cars race around Bulwell at night

Residents living opposite an industrial estate in Bulwell where ongoing anti-social behaviour and car meets are happening have said they can't believe "someone has not died". According to a Facebook post from Nottinghamshire Police, incidents have taken place at both the Blenheim Industrial Estate and Phoenix Park and Ride areas.

Bulwell residents have previously said they are angry at what's happening, describing it like the film series 'Fast and Furious'. Police had dispersal orders in place on Sunday (July 10) night, giving them the power to break up groups of two or more people when it's believed their behaviour is causing a nuisance, harassment or distress.

One resident said anti-social behaviour and car meets happen "every night" though. She is amazed "someone has not died".

READ MORE: Anger on 'Fast and Furious' Bulwell estate where 'idiots show off their cars'

Patricia Warden, 60, who lives on Stoney Hughton Gardens and is a healthcare assistant at the Queen's Medical Centre, said: "It happens every night you get people racing around here, I don't know how someone's car hasn't been wrapped around a lamp post yet or someone hasn't died. It can't go on.

"We're not talking about 10 or 15 cars meeting up either, it's more in the region of 70. It used to happen at the Morrisons up the road, but it's moved down here now.

"It's not a bad area, but this has been happening for a year or two now. I do dread it, and I've got animals too."

Cars have been seen racing around roundabouts by Blenheim estate (Nottingham Post/Marie Wilson.)

Debbie Nagy, 55, who lives on Stoney Hughton Gardens, said: "It happens every weekend without fail, I'm amazed nothing has happened yet. I'm worried for my back fence as I'm afraid someone could end up coming through it.

"It sets my dogs off, you hear people on the roundabout whizzing up the estate along with the popping of exhausts and tyres squealing. I'm worried about my dog getting out too.

"I turn my TV up to drown out the noise, but you shouldn't have to put up with it. I'd like to see more police or some bollards put up to keep residents that live here safe to slow them down."

A roundabout onto Blenheim estate where anti-social behaviour and car meets are happening (Nottingham Post/Marie Wilson.)

Not all residents in the area say they have been affected though.

Anthony Slack, 83, who lives on Snape Wood Road, said: "I've not been out that much of late since my wife recently passed away, but I haven't heard anything. I haven't been affected if it has been going on."


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