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The Friends of Peter Pan Park are holding two great events in the park this Saturday. Bulb Planting – 10am-12pm, Saturday 10 December Bring a spade and wrap up warm to help the Friends of Peter Pan Park plant blubs that will add a touch of colour to our area in spring. Local Cllrs Claire […]

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On Saturday, I went to the grand opening of the Heart of Boothferry Cafe and the new charity shop next door. It was great to see so much support for this project, and lots of ideas about how it can be used to benefit the local community. Restore4Dads, the group who are running the organisation […]

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Many local residents have contacted the Lib Dem team about the Council’s proposals to move the primary school part of Bridgeview to the existing Tilbury school site. More than 1,000 residents have signed petitions that have been presented to the Council about the matter. As local councillors for Pickering Ward, Cllrs Claire Thomas and Abigail […]

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Good News on Hessle Road!

by on 11 November, 2011

We reported recently that Cllrs Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell have been supporting residents in their campaign for a stretch of Hessle Road near Hessle to be resurfaced. This campaign has been successful, and we are pleased to be able to report that the works will begin shortly. “It’s great when a resident campaign is successful” said Claire […]

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Safety on Summergroves Way

by on 29 October, 2011

Work continues to increase safety on Summergroves Way. Many residents have told the Lib Dem team that the road is not safe due to cars being parked along the bend near the fire station. This causes very poor visibility for drivers and several people have reported accidents and near-misses to us. Councillors Claire Thomas and […]

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Yesterday, Cllr Claire Thomas welcomed pupils from Tilbury and Bethune Park Primary Schools to the Guildhall to debate what the logo for the new Christopher Pickering Primary should look like. Christopher Pickering Primary will open in September 2012 on a new Burnham Road site and take in pupils from the existing Bethune Park and Tilbury […]

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The community orchard on Pickering Road (accessed via Cranberry Way) has had a bumper crop this year. Today was one of their Harvest Open Days, and volunteers came to pick some of the apples, and to take some of them home. But there are still lots of apples left. The branches of most trees are […]

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Local Lib Dem Councillors Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell, welcomed the Friends of Pickering Park to the Guildhall on Tuesday 27 September. “We wanted to say ‘thank you’ the the Friends Group for all their hard work in Pickering Park, especially for the Centenary Celebrations”, said Claire. One of the highlights of the visit was […]

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Ganton school opening

by on 27 September, 2011

I went to the official opening of the secondary part of Ganton special school today. The new school is located on the same site as the new Sirius Academy. Both schools are part of the same building, with some shared facilities as well as their own spaces. It was great to see the building now […]

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Councillor Claire Thomas has succeeded in her repeated calls for the objections against the proposed relocation of Bridgeview to the Tilbury School Site to be taken seriously. The Council has postponed the decision and the decision WILL NOT be made in September. Speaking in Full Council, Cllr Claire Thomas asked why the consultation had not […]

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