Caroline Flint

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Caroline_with_veteran_Fred_Adamson.JPGCaroline Flint took part in the Remembrance Service at St Peter's Church Conisbrough, followed by the parade and wreath laying.

At the event, Ms Flint met World War II veteran Fred Adamson, one hundred years old on Friday 15 November. 

Caroline meets 100 year old veteran Fred Adamson

Caroline Flint took part in the Remembrance Service at St Peter's Church Conisbrough, followed by the parade and wreath laying. At the event, Ms Flint met World War II veteran... Read more

Defibrillator_group_pic011119.jpgCaroline Flint MP joined parish councillors and Tracey Wood, partner of Michael Townsend, at the Rossington Miners Welfare to unveil the latest Defibrillator in tribute to Michael, a popular local postman in Rossington.

Said Caroline: "Michael Townsend was a very popular figure in Rossington and his work brought him into contact with many residents. This a lovely and fitting tribute to him."

Caroline joins defibrillator tribute to Michael Townsend

Caroline Flint MP joined parish councillors and Tracey Wood, partner of Michael Townsend, at the Rossington Miners Welfare to unveil the latest Defibrillator in tribute to Michael, a popular local... Read more

Cllr_Phil_Cole_and_Caroline_Flint_at_the_Field_of_Remembrance_.jpgCaroline Flint and Cllr Phil Cole joined Scout Leaders, Rev Ian Smith, parish councillors and residents to light a new Community Field of Remembrance at St Peter’s Church Warmsworth to all those who lost their lives in Edlington & Warmsworth serving in the two world wars. 

The idea for the Field of Remembrance came from Shaun McDermott, Cub Scout Leader for 1st/36th St Peter’s Warmsworth Scout Group.

Caroline joins lighting of Field of Remembrance

Caroline Flint and Cllr Phil Cole joined Scout Leaders, Rev Ian Smith, parish councillors and residents to light a new Community Field of Remembrance at St Peter’s Church Warmsworth to... Read more

Caroline_peter_Mcnestry.jpgCaroline Flint joined the Coalfields Regeneration Trust this week to demand a dedicated Coalfields Fund.

Said Caroline: “I’m determined our coalfield communities are not left behind.  If we achieved the same employment rates as the South East England, our coalfields would have 170,000 more jobs for coalfield residents.

 

Caroline Flint demands dedicated Coalfields Fund

Caroline Flint joined the Coalfields Regeneration Trust this week to demand a dedicated Coalfields Fund. Said Caroline: “I’m determined our coalfield communities are not left behind.  If we achieved the... Read more

Under_starters_Orders_Ros_and_Caroline_prepare_their_bets.jpgCaroline Flint and Mayor Ros Jones joined parish councillors and residents for a Rossington Race Night fundraiser to raise the money to complete the Rossington defibrillator programme.

Said Caroline: “It was a fantastic fundraising evening. The defibrillators cost around £1,200 per unit and this fundraiser raised the last £600 needed for the last defibrillator in the village, which will be located at Brodsworth Way Pavillion.  Congratulations to local first responder, Paul Reed, and to Ken Guest and his fellow parish councillors who have ensured that Rossington is the first village in the borough to be completely covered by defibrillators.

Race night's £600 completes Rossington defibrillator campaign

Caroline Flint and Mayor Ros Jones joined parish councillors and residents for a Rossington Race Night fundraiser to raise the money to complete the Rossington defibrillator programme. Said Caroline: “It... Read more

caroline_selection_graphic_181019.jpgCaroline Flint has been reselected to stand as the Labour candidate for Don Valley.

On hearing the result, Ms Flint  tweeted “Thank you to Don Valley Labour members and affiliated organisations for your overwhelming support.

“I’m proud to be chosen again to stand for Don Valley. Let’s get a Labour government."

Caroline Flint reselected as Labour candidate for Don Valley

Caroline Flint has been reselected to stand as the Labour candidate for Don Valley. On hearing the result, Ms Flint  tweeted “Thank you to Don Valley Labour members and affiliated... Read more

WASPI_pledge_1019_cropped.jpgCaroline Flint met with local Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) in Parliament this week and pledged her commitment to fight for a fair transitional State Pension arrangement for all WASPI women.

Caroline took part in the WASPI lobby of Parliament, that saw over 20 WASPI Women and 120 Parliamentarians gather in Parliament to call on the Government to commit their support in helping find a solution for WASPI women.

Caroline Flint demands a better deal for Doncaster's WASPI Women

Caroline Flint met with local Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) in Parliament this week and pledged her commitment to fight for a fair transitional State Pension arrangement for all... Read more

EDM_Intimidation_in_politics.JPGDon Valley MP Caroline Flint has called for an end to abuse and intimidation in politics.

The MP has backed the establishment of a new Joint Standard of Conduct for all MPs, by becoming one of the sponsors of a cross-party Early Day Motion supported by the Jo Cox foundation and Committee on Standards in Public Life

Caroline calls for end to intimidation in politics

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint has called for an end to abuse and intimidation in politics. The MP has backed the establishment of a new Joint Standard of Conduct for all... Read more

Chris_Clark_fundraiser131019.jpgCaroline Flint joined Civic Mayor Linda Curran, Hatfield councillor Derek Smith and local residents for a fundraiser for Dunscroft resident Chris Clark, who requires a specialist wheelchair after a double leg amputation.

Said Caroline: “The community has rallied round Chris Clark, who has really been through a tough time. Congratulations to Tracey Wilkins and Neil Dunn who have organised the fundraising with a target, initially, of £5,000 for his specialist wheelchair, then further funds to adapt his new home.

Caroline backs Chris Clark wheelchair appeal

Caroline Flint joined Civic Mayor Linda Curran, Hatfield councillor Derek Smith and local residents for a fundraiser for Dunscroft resident Chris Clark, who requires a specialist wheelchair after a double... Read more

Miners_memorial_Chris_Skidmore_Caroline_Rosie_Ian_Lavery.jpgDon Valley MP Caroline Flint and Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winterton joined miners’ families and NUM officials for the annual Miners’ Memorial Service, held this year at the Doncaster Minster.

The gathering heard readings by former miner Ian Lavery MP and Chris Skidmore Chair of the NUM Yorkshire Area followed by a dramatic performance from Yew Tree Theatre Group about the 1931 Bentley pit disaster, which took the lives of 45 miners. The Dodworth Colliery Brass band played music and accompanied the hymns.

Caroline Flint join Miners Memorial Service

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint and Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winterton joined miners’ families and NUM officials for the annual Miners’ Memorial Service, held this year at the Doncaster Minster.... Read more

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