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Belgrave Hall & Gardens should stay open, says Community Meeting

28th November, 2012

Last nights Community meeting of Belgrave and Latimer wards voted overwhelmingly to keep the Hall and Gardens open. We have been told that Belgrave Hall and Gardens have been closed by the City Mayor. However the consultation period has been extended after it was realised… Read full article

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Ross makes pledge on future of museums

9th February, 2011

If I become Mayor I will keep open to the public the Guildhall, Belgrave Hall, Abbey Pumping Station, Jewry Wall, Newarke Houses, and New Walk Museum. I want us to work with the Friends bodies, volunteers,  and our universities to see them flourish and end… Read full article

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Museums and Care and Repair saved

8th February, 2011

Many thanks to all those people who campaigned against the proposed closure of our museums, the art gallery and the Care and Repair service. Along with fellow council back benchers I supported alternatives to these cuts which means they will not go ahead. This is… Read full article

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I pledge to reverse museum closures if elected Mayor

5th February, 2011

I was pleased to be  invited to speak at the trade union rally against the Tory led government cuts yesterday. I was disappointed that I was the only Councillor present. Speaker after speaker made it clear that the cuts are unnecessary and are putting in… Read full article

Unacceptable Government Cuts to City

19th January, 2011

The cuts forced on the Council by this Conservative led government are entirely unacceptable and will lead to a decline in services and a loss of jobs.  I joined the recent march organised by trade unionists to protest and I will continue to argue that… Read full article

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