Monday 19th March
Spent much of the day reading papers (and preparing) for two significant meetings this week (see below).
Tuesday 20th March
Opened new play area on Abbotsford Park (Moreton Hall new housing) and "tested" it.
Meeting to decide the order of events for Mayor making in May.
Wednesday 21st March
"Open" new cycle stands outside the Nutshell (left), with Cllr Terry Clements. Unfortunately we stayed outside!
Cabinet meeting later. Due to the absence of the Leader and one Deputy leader of the Council it was chaired by the other Deputy Leader, Cllr Sara Mildmay-White. However, when she declared an interest on the important Gypsy/Hardwick Lanes item, I was asked to take the chair.
Despite what the so-called "Knights of St Edmund" say, this is the nearest I shall ever get to being Council Leader:
Thursday 22nd March
Meeting of the "Disposals Committee", set up to decide on the future of William Corder's remains currently in Moyse's Hall museum.
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Friday 23rd March
Delighted to see that the removal of a parking space on the Parkway surface car park has been at last completed and properly hatched in yellow - something I have been trying to arrange for ages for those in wheelchairs or buggies. This may seem a small achievement but it all helps to improve people's lives. Do readers who value car park spaces mind the small sacrifice?
But shocked to see the impact of the Taylor Woodrow temporary buildings behind Nelson Road:
Don't forget to put your clocks forward on Sunday...