Local Lib Dem Councillor Margaret Foster loves being at the heart of the community she represents in Charles Dickens Ward.
Margaret and her family have been an intrinsic part of the area for generations. On Small Business Saturday, Margaret went out and about to chat to local people about how their businesses were doing. Pictured above top left, is the shop window of a butcher and grocer who opened his doors in Queen Street earlier in the year and is reporting great support from local people. Top right, Margaret with Michelle, another local resident, who is also play leader at the Adventure Playground. Bottom left, with her cousin Michael, who runs a Fruit & Veg Stall in Commercial Rd and bottom right, with John Brooks from successful local business Southsea Kitchen, who has recently taken over the Café at John Pounds Centre.