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Archive for the ‘Leisure’ Category

Take a walk on the wild side (locally)!

by awitherick on 6 April, 2012

Looking for somewhere nice to escape out to this Easter? Actually if you want to find a nice place to go for a walk then you don’t have to go that far!  We’ve a number of local areas, from Batchwood Wood to Beech Bottom, from Bernards Heath to The Wick. Cllr Allan Witherick who has […]

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Take the kids to the park this Easter!

by awitherick on 31 March, 2012

If you’ve got kids I expect there’s a chance they not let you forget that Easter is coming, even if you wanted to! Easter Holidays 2nd – 13th April 2012 But entertaining the children this Easter doesn’t have to cost a lot! There are FREE Play activities for 5 – 12 year olds in 16 […]

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If you’re wondering what to do with the kids next weekend how about taking part in the ever popular Skateboard Jam at The Pioneer Club, or this year joining in with the Scooter Jam the following day. Skateboard Jam (+Rollerbladers!) Starting at 10:30am on the 24 March with Riders paying £7 and Spectators £1. Scooter Jam Also […]

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Have you seen the roof?

by awitherick on 27 February, 2012

Earlier this month the roof finally went on to the new Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre. After all the heart ache, the political wrangling and dreams of what could have been, what we did achieve is taking shape. This was something that originally started with cross-party support but had to be pushed through, despite opposition, by […]

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Nosey about Westminster Lodge

by awitherick on 11 January, 2012

One thing the Liberal Democrats can not be accused of in St Albans is having a vision and working hard to deliver on it. Only the Liberal Democrats have worked hard to deliver new services and facilities, from increased recycling through to Westminster Lodge. If you’re nosey why not go and have a look? A […]

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Keep the Olympics burning

by awitherick on 16 December, 2011

It might be cold outside and not that cheery, but it’s a nice time to think of the summer (let’s hope it’s a dry one for a change) and of course fire… In the shape of the Olympic Torch which will be passing through St Albans (if all goes well!) on Sunday 8th July 2012 as part […]

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Westminster Lodge- it’s getting there!

by awitherick on 5 December, 2011

It takes a lot to make a dream of reality, from steel girders which needed police escorts and 200 tonne cranes which had to be assembled on site at Westminister Lodge it’s been a massive undertaking. The pool is one of the things that the Liberal Democrats were proud to be able to spearhead, and […]

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by awitherick on 25 October, 2011

It might have been burnt down, but Tennis is back in force at Batchwood. Cllr Allan Witherick watches the bubble go up Liberal Democrat Cllr Allan Witherick who represents Batchwood Ward said “Whilst I am happy to see at least some of the things up and running I am concerned that if the Council moves […]

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Want to get active?

by awitherick on 13 July, 2011

Want to try an activity you haven’t played for years, or tried before? Is it time to lead a more active lifestyle? Want to play in a fun, relaxed and sociable environment with like-minded people? If you answered YES to any of the above then you’ll be interested in the Summer GBI… programme being organised by Active St […]

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Kitting out the team…

by awitherick on 4 July, 2011

Centurions Rugby League Football Club players are sporting new kit, thanks to a locality budget grant from Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Witherick. The new kit benefits all those who get to represent the club at Open Age level, as kits are held centrally and not given to individual players irrespective of their status within […]

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