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Shoppers pick fruit, veg and councillor’s brain at Queen’s Park farmers market

PUBLISHED: 12:53 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:53 23 April 2013

Cllr James Denselow with residents at Queen's Park Farmers Market on Sunday

Cllr James Denselow with residents at Queen's Park Farmers Market on Sunday

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Cllr James Denselow held a surgery for residents at Sunday event

A farmers market in Queen’s Park became a lively hub for political debate as a councillor used the opportunity to chat with constituents.

Residents picking up their fresh fruit and vegetables at the market in Salusbury Road found themselves discussing a range of issues with local councillor Cllr James Denselow.

Cllr Denselow had transformed part of the market into his regular surgery, a forum for residents to meet their councillors.

Among the topics discussed included street cleaning, 20mph zones, libraries, primary school places and how to use ward working funds.

Cllr Denselow said: “There was some great weather for Sunday’s surgery in Queen’s Park Farmers Market. Thanks for all those who came along to support and to all the residents who raised a huge variety of issues

“I hope to be down the market again soon, it is really important that councillors and residents work closely together and I will continue to look to carry the debate around how the council operates to new locations”.

Queen’s Park Farmers Market is held every Sunday at Queen’s Park Primary School in Salusbury Road.


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