‘Very special’ Peace Gardens launches at Batley Carr school

Batley and Spen MP Kim Leadbeater MP joined pupils and staff for the launch of a ‘very special’ garden space at Carlton Junior and Infant School.
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The Peace Gardens, which was officially opened on Friday, July 7, has been cultivated to enhance the community while providing a space for rest and recreation.

Kim said: “Thank you so much to the brilliant team at Carlton Junior and Infant School for inviting me to the opening of their very special Peace Gardens.

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“This beautiful space has been lovingly cultivated to create a precious little haven for the community, and it was a pleasure to be a part of its official opening.”

Among those present for the event were the school’s headteacher, Rizwana Mahmood-Ahmed, who recently received an MBE for her contribution to education, and the Mayor of Kirklees, Coun Cahal Burke.

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