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Kingston ABC boxing club, based on Hessle Road, is making new plans for the future. The boxing club has great potential for hosting a wider range of activities, such as a community cafe, activities for older people, or youth clubs. Now the club wants to know what people in the local area would be interested […]

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Today saw the re-dedication of the war memorial at Sirius Academy. The memorial has been moved from the old Pickering school into the reception area of the new academy building. “When we first discussed the new school building, I was keen to see the memorial moved to any new school”, said Abigail, “and I am […]

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The new gating project on the Shires Streets is now well on its way. The Lib Dem team have been working with the Council and Minerva for some time to get this project going. “Many people on the Shires streets want gates on the ten foots to improve security and reduce the amounts of rubbish […]

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Half Term Activities

by on 20 February, 2012

Looking for something to do for half term? There are lots of activities happening across the city. Here is what is planned in Pickering Ward (all activities are free unless there is a cost quoted below)- Monday, 6.30-8.30, Gower Park- Chance to meet your local youth workers and find out about the new youth projects […]

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The Heart of Boothferry Cafe on Bethune Avenue is hosting a coffee, cake and chat afternoon every Friday, between 1.30 and 3pm. The cakes are homemade, the newspapers are of the day and the background music is soothing and helpful to relaxation!   The company is friendly and welcoming and they invite you to join in every […]

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Good News for Summergroves Way!

by on 15 February, 2012

Cllrs Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell have been campaigning for some time for the Council to improve the safety of Summergroves Way . Many people have been in touch with us, concerned about the safety of the road along the bend near the fire station due to parked cars around the bend. We are pleased […]

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Yesterday I was privileged to visit Tilbury Primary school and talk with two classes about Gower Park. The children are doing a project about Gower Park, and so I visited to talk with them about the petition we are running, and how to persuade the Council to make improvements they want. I also took along […]

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Good News for Gower Park!

by on 21 December, 2011

GOOD NEWS FOR GOWER PARK Councillors Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell have been collecting signatures for a petition to get improvements to Gower Park. There has been a great response from people across Boothferry Estate, and now they have more than 450 signatures on their petition. With the help of this public support, the Lib […]

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Summergroves Carols- a Great Success!

by on 19 December, 2011

On Sunday afternoon, Cllr Claire Thomas joined the Summergroves Way Residents Association for their carol singing event.  This was the first event of this type for SWRA, and it was a great success. More than fifteen people came to sing carols around Summergroves, stopping at several different points including Bush Close, Sable Close, Springbok Close, […]

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A Good Day at Peter Pan Park

by on 16 December, 2011

On Saturday, Cllrs Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell attended the events at Peter Pan Park. First off, in the morning, they helped the Friends of Peter Pan Park plant bulbs near the coffee shop. Despite the cold weather, lots of people came and the bulbs went in really quickly. “It was great to see so many people […]

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