Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, celebrated the launch of the Mayflower 400 International Programme in Parliament this week, a four nation commemoration marking the sailing of the Mayflower ship in 1620 from England to the New World.
Caroline Flint and Hatfield councillor Derek Smith joined pupils at Coppice School to see how they have given new homes to unwanted animals at the school’s growing farm.
Caroline and Derek were given a tour of the school by Deputy Head, Natalie Swearman. But the highlight of the day was when pupils showed their guests the farm; with a goat, two pigs, chickens and a family of guinea pigs.
Parish councillors and local businesses joined Caroline Flint and ward councillors to say “Thank you” for a reduced speed limit on Ashton Lane which ends in the heart of Braithwell village.
Local businessman Arnold Pawson joined Caroline to check out the signs and road markings to slow down traffic coming into the village.
Caroline Flint was guest of honour to light up Tickhill for Christmas as the MP joined town councillors and local children at the Tickhill Buttercross to perform the count down to the big switch on.
Caroline then joined recently retired Town Clerk Margaret Cannings Clough on a tour of local businesses to judge the best shop window.
Caroline Flint, MP for Don Valley, supported a Ten Minute Rule Bill in the House of Commons to amend the law relating to rural banking and small communities.
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The Don Valley MP argued that, as both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition have stated they wish to avoid a No Deal Brexit, it was time to invite the Leader of the Opposition to a “meaningful discussion” about the Withdrawal Agreement.
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Don Valley MP Caroline Flint joined Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff and apprentices to plant some new saplings and to tour the Manor Farm site, also known as Warren Park, that is now managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.
The MP planted two rowan trees and one hazel, assisted by the Trust’s Wildlife Assistant, Katie Baker, in a freshly prepared area that surrounds a newly created lake, close to Back Wood, one of two ancient woodlands on the site.