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Launching Black History Month

Black History Month launch at Moggerhanger Park

Cllr Kristy Adams with members of the planning team for Bedfordshire’s Black History month launch party. Kristy used ward fund money for this community event.

The event included a reading from a poet, many wonderful songs from the community gospel choir. A look back at the history of slavery and celebrating black achievements.

Kristy spoke of her political hero William Wilberforce and being a person of courage, long suffering and tenacity.

Campaigning with Minister Damien Green MP

Campaigning with Minister Damien Green MP

Campaigning with Minister Damien Green MP for the Mayoral election in Bedford, Kristy introduced Mr Green to local business leaders during a campaigning walk through Bedford town centre, seen here at the launch party.

With the Fire Services

Fire Services

Cllr Kristy Adams is put through her paces by the Fire Service – work experience for politicians!

Kristy Adams meets Jeremy Paxman

Kristy Adams with Jeremy Paxman
 At the annual Conservative Conference 2011, Kristy Adams was in the audience during the filming of the Newsnight programme, and posed a question to Jeremy Paxman on a key political issue.

Kristy Adams meets Theresa May

Kristy Adams with Theresa May
Prior to the Police and Crime Commissioner elections, Kristy Adams met Theresa May MP at the Conservative Conference.

Kristy said, “We discussed the importance of this new political role … Theresa May is an inspiration to women in politics, and to myself.”

Campaigning with Housing Minister Grant Shapps

Campaigning in Newnham Ward

A week before the local elections in May 2011 housing minister Grant Shapps ( now Conservative Party Chairman) came to campaign with Mayoral candidate John Guthrie and Cllr candidate Kristy Adams in Bedford.

With Richard Fuller MP opening Goldington Academy

Opening School with Richard Fuller MP
Kristy Adams campaigned for better schooling for the children of Bedford.

Seen here with Richard Fuller MP in front of Goldington Middle School, Kristy researched the Academies programme before the 2011 election and communicated the idea to the governing body.

She was part of a team of governors who transformed the school into an academy, raised standards, and employed an outstanding new head teacher.

This school has now become an Academy with ever-improving results.

Improving Education in Bedford

Improving Education in Bedford

Kristy Adams and Richard Fuller MP work together to improve education in Bedford. Seen here discussing education outside Goldington Middle School just before it became an Academy.