23 Nov '12, 5pm
Bus-Back Stardom for Clifton Litter-Picking Hero!
Nottingham City Transport has unveiled the winner of its ‘search for a Clifton Hero’ competition – launched to celebrate the bus operator’s Diamond Jubilee serving Clifton Estate. Your Clifton Hero, Michael Chandley Sixty-nine-year-old Michael Chandley is the worthy winner, having secured an impressive 42% of the public vote, and his photograph will now adorn the entire back of a specially-decorated Jubilee double-decker! Michael – a retired engineer who has battled Cancer – has lived on the estate for the past 40 years. Accompanied by his dog Shieba, who sadly died earlier this year, Michael voluntarily collects litter across the estate, helping to keep Clifton tidy. He also helps maintain the gardens at Corpus Christi Church on Southchurch Drive. He began his litter-picking around 14 years ago when vandalism on the estate was all too common. “I took it upon myself to cle...