Councillor Amanda Taylor

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ROCK ABUNDANCE: “One person’s glut is another person’s feast” Were you lucky enough to catch the Transition Cambridge pop-up stall at Rock Road Library last Saturday? I was, and went home happily with some beautiful sweet peas, a little jar of redcurrant jelly, and a prickly cucumber. The idea is that you take along any […]

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Last night, the new Mayor of Cambridge, Cllr Gerri Bird, and the vice-chair of Cambridgeshire County Council, Cllr Sebastian Kindersley, came to cut the tape across the new doors to the library garden and to help us launch the new community room. We heard from the Friends of Rock Road Library Treasurer James Berry about […]

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Summer barbecue in a riverside garden

by Amanda Taylor on 9 June, 2013

The Liberal Democrats are holding a summer barbecue on June 23rd, in the delightful surroundings of the riverside garden of Key’s Cottage in Meldreth. Key’s Cottage is just 5 minutes’ walk from Meldreth Station, and Meldreth is just a couple of stops from Cambridge on the Kings Cross line. Please contact me or another member […]

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Bears, benches and books

by Amanda Taylor on 6 June, 2013

Rock Road Library is looking set to be a bit of a bear garden this Saturday. First off, there’s the regular Rhyme Time and Story Time sessions for young children. These events are run by two lively and inspiring storytellers, Judith and Judy. The number of children grows every time: what more can I say? […]

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Easter events at Rock Road Library

by Amanda Taylor on 16 March, 2013

The Friends of Rock Road Library are holding an Easter Egg Event in the Library Garden this morning, Saturday, March 23, 10-11am. Children can try different Easter craft challenges, and play the detective in an Easter egg hunt, solving clues as they go, and going home with fair trade chocolate eggs. People of all ages […]

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Books for sunflower growers, gold medals for readers!

by Amanda Taylor on 10 September, 2012

On Saturday,  I enjoyed taking part in two prizegiving ceremonies at Rock Road Library, where prizes and awards were given to young readers and gardeners. The Friends of Rock Road Library have run a Sunflower Competition for local children. Back in March, children planted the sunflowers in the library garden, which is maintained by the […]

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