Lilian Greenwood MP cames to The Meadows as part of the annual Summer tour of the constituency and held coffee morning in Brookfield Court to hear of local concerns including construction timetables and crime, and visited the Community Information day run at Bridgeway Shopping Centre.
Highight was beating a team of 6 in Connect 4!
Authoritative. Knowledgeable. Caring. Committed. Happy.
And gone too soon.
Was Treasurer of Meadows Advice Group for the 2 years I was Chair.
And a wide range of experiences, from railway offices, to bar management, to commissioning of social services, to helping the disabled.
A wide range of passions too – reading books, real ale, cricket and the family cat.
A massive heart attack in November 2013 nearly killed her.
Since then, she’d completed a Masters degree and worked for the County Council (having previously worked for the City Council for 5 years), but plans for a heart transplant could not come forward quickly enough.
Mourners wore purple at her funeral today.
The Meadows Advice Group board, from November 2012 –
Went on a walk of the 8 building sites with Keepmoat who have now started construction on site B, the site nearest the railway station.
Site A is the Blackstone site and the others progress along Arkwright Walk alphabetically north – south.
Note, piling will take place on all sites and starts on Site B on August 14th,
The dates for construction are –
Works commence July 2017
Works complete April 2018
Works commence November 2017
Works complete September 2018
Works commence March 2018
Works complete November 2018
Works commence April 2018
Works complete December 2018
Works commence June 2018
Works complete February 2019
Works commence July 2018
Works complete April 2019
Works commence August 2018
Works complete August 2019
Works commence February 2019
Works complete May 2020
Lilian Greenwood MP gave a short speech and planted a white rose.
Fifty and more people from near and far came to share some food and drink.
A gloriously hot afternoon, and a lovely set of photos – mainly taken by a 9 year old. So much for all this “I like your photo” stuff in Facebook.
Time and again in the Old Meadows, Labour voters had gone and voted before we got there. Something of a phenomenen – not sure I’d ever seen it before.
Three young women had put a Jeremy Corbyn photo in a red heart to put on display.