CHARLES KENNEDY – R. I. P.

by howardhenshaw on 3 June, 2015

Many tributes have been paid to the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy, who died suddenly, yesterday morning, at the age of only 55. As Group Leader of Fylde Liberal Democrats from 2003 to 2015, I got to now Charles quite well through attending our regular leaders meetings at Local Government House in Whitehall, […]

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PRINCE’S TRUST FINAL PRESENTATION OF KIRKHAM TEAM 26

by Karen Henshaw JP on 1 May, 2015

Last week I attended the captioned event at Ribby Hall Conference Centre, in my capacity as Deputy Mayor of Fylde,accompanied by my Consort and husband, Howard. The Prince’s Trust 12 week programme is organised by the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and is designed to assist youngsters from troubled backgrounds to modify their behaviour and […]

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Rebecca Law from Independent Age has contacted me to say that, following my retirement song in the Magistrate’s Court, I have been shortlisted for the above award. The ceremony will take place at the British Library on 13th November, hosted by John Sergeant – wish me luck !

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TELEVISION AND NATIONAL MEDIA ATTENTION

by Karen Henshaw JP on 27 August, 2014

Many thanks for all the many messages of support following my recent media coverage on the BBC national and regional television channels and numerous press comments. My propensity to burst into song at public events in Lytham St.Annes is well known, ever since I first performed with the Lytham Operatic Society in the 1960’s . However my “Swansong” after receiving my long service […]

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Thank you

by Karen Henshaw JP on 21 March, 2014

Thank you to the many people who sent cards, flowers and messages following my fall at home. My wrist plaster will be removed in 2 weeks time – can’t wait ! Thanks again, Karen

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Takeaway application refused

by Karen Henshaw JP on 21 March, 2014

The proposed Fried Chicken Takeaway at 174 Heeley Road, St Annes, has been refused by Planning Officers at Fylde Borough Council, because of concerns about noise pollution in the area. I personally checked the opening hours of every Takeaway in St Annes and also checked lists of Police incidents for late night premises. A Community meeting was […]

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Closure of Shell service station on Kilnhouse Lane

by Karen Henshaw JP on 10 January, 2014

I have been informed that the 24 hour Shell service station on Kilnhouse Lane, St Annes, is to cease trading on 10th February 2014. No reasons have been provided at present. This will be a great loss to local residents and also to HG vehicles as they cannot use the revamped Shell garage on Heyhouses Lane. I […]

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SEASONS GREETINGS FROM SINGAPORE

by Karen Henshaw JP on 27 December, 2013

Together with friends from St Annes, we attended a Great Gatsby Dinner to celebrate 30 years of the Lion City Hash House Harriers running club, of which Howard and I were founder members. Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year 2014. The completed  paperwork for the second phase of No Cold Calling has been […]

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Extending the “No Cold Calling” area in Kilnhouse Ward

by Karen Henshaw JP on 29 September, 2013

I collected more completed forms for Folkestone Road and Deal Place yesterday. The response in favour of this scheme has been fantastic. Thank you to everyone, especially to those who posted their replies through my door. Next week, I will deliver to three more roads in this second phase. Please note that Scrap Metal Merchants will soon require licences – […]

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“No Cold Calling” Zones

by Karen Henshaw JP on 1 September, 2013

The area encompassing Scarborough, Filey, Whitby, Harwich and Cromer roads has now been designated as a No Cold Calling area. The signs have been ordered and should be in place before the end of September. Letters will be delivered to all this area in the near future to confirm. I have just received my next batch of […]

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