Police against route change
Grand Kadooment bands, the police and the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) appear to be in a jam over which route they will take for this year’s celebrations.
Usually reliable sources revealed the bands are asking for a longer route and two separate starting points. But this proposal has been met with concern from the Royal Barbados Police Force, primarily because of insufficient manpower.
The source said “a number of the bands wanted to go through the cut-rock (Brighton, St Michael) and a number wanted to go down to the roundabout (at the bottom of University Hill). The consensus vote was that the bands would move off from the Massy carpark at Warrens”. (NS)
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