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Constituencies, wards and local councils

Constituencies (a.k.a. parliamentary constituencies): each electing one Member of Parliament (MP) every 5 years to the House of Commons (Parliament). There are 650 constituencies in the UK.Wards (a.k.a. electoral divisions or electoral wards) is the primary unit of English electoral geography for borough and district councils, county councils or city councils. Each ward elects either one or two councillors to be members of the local council. There were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK and each ward has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward population can vary substantially.Local council is made up of a number of Councillors (Cllr) who meet regularly to make decisions about the direction of the council and the work it does for the community. As elected bodies local councils are responsible to their local community. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what they do and how they make decisions. Members of public can attend public council meetin…

Kid's Birthday Party

Parents hire kid's play center to celebrate their kid's birthday party instead of inviting other children to their own house. This is really a good idea. A lot of kid's activity venues in Derby.

The first invitation from Abi, she celebrated her birthday party in MacDonald. Parents left their children there and picked them up after party two hours later. I didn't know this, so I am the only one who stayed there drinking hot chocolate after coffee.

The next from Mason. He celebrated his birthday in Tubby Bear’s Play Den at Great Northern Road. It's an indoor soft play centre specially for children. Children have to wear socks to play, although if you forget they even have socks you can borrow! Brenda didn't want to wear socks as usual, and she fell over and hurt her knees at the bus stop. She felt miserable, and took long time to cheer herself up. She was caught barefeet on the slides when it was nearly the end of party, though. This is quite large place suitable for adult relaxing. Most of parents stayed, so did we.

There is another birthday party for James on the way, which will be held in Hickory Dickory's children's playhouse at Unit C Kingsway Industrial Park. We hope Brenda will enjoy it as much as before.

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