John Whitehouse

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What is a “Locality”?

by John Whitehouse on 28 January, 2008

I was consulted today about local government plans to establish “localities” at a level below current district areas – so that the three Kenilworth county divisions would consist of a single locality, for example. National government has been making a big thing about the localities agenda, but as usual it’s up to local government to […]

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St. John’s School & Nursery, Kenilworth

by John Whitehouse on 16 January, 2008

I attended a meeting of St. John’s school governors this evening. I’ve been a governor there since 2003, and am currently vice-chair and chair of Finance. I also have a grandson who is at the school, and a second grandson who will start at the nursery this term. We had big excitement this weekend when […]

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Kenilworth Youth & Community Centre

by John Whitehouse on 16 January, 2008

In my new role as chair of the management committee, I visited Kenilworth Youth & Community Centre today to discuss some ideas and issues with Andy the youth centre manager and Carol the bursar, and also to meet the local newspaper editor who is doing a feature on the Centre. We are very fortunate in […]

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Kenilworth Safer Neighbourhoods Panel

by John Whitehouse on 16 January, 2008

I met with other members of the Kenilworth Safer Neighbourhoods Panel last night, to discuss the public feedback and response we had received at a well-attended public meeting in November and to agree our top three priorities for the coming year. Although experience elsewhere has been mixed, overall I feel the Safer Neighbourhoods idea is […]

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Children & Young People Partnership

by John Whitehouse on 16 January, 2008

Yesterday I attended a major conference organised by the County Council at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, attended by about 150 people representing a wide range of organisations involved in the provision of services for children, young people and families in Warwickshire – spanning education, social services, health, police, the voluntary sector etc. The aim […]

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