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You Need to have Registered to Vote by 20 April

by Nick Hollinghurst on April 8, 2015

Young adults in school sixth forms across Dacorum have been finding out the importance of registering to vote by 20 April in order to have a say in the upcoming elections, thanks to awareness sessions. From 5 to 30 March, the Electoral Services team spoke to around 600 students who will be 18 by the time […]

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Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates Rabi Martins (Hemel Hempstead) and Nigel Quinton (SW Herts) have met with the interim Chief Exec of West Herts Hospital Trust Jac Kelly MBE to highlight their concerns over the uncertainties regarding provision of hospital services in Hemel Hempstead and South West Herts. Speaking after the meeting Rabi Martins said he […]

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More Tax, More Money, Poorer Service

by Nick Hollinghurst on March 19, 2015

Hertfordshire Lib Dems learned today that the projected underspend at County Hall this financial year has topped £21m. Just £4.2m of this is needed to carry into next financial year, to finish off delayed projects. Conservative-led County Hall still intend putting £7.7m into topping up reserves, and have now suggested paying off further debt with […]

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Advance Warning of Road Closure, Hemp Lane, Wigginton Please could residents and users of Hemp Lane be aware that there is likely to be an emergency road closure with very little notice – possibly next week – to enable the utility company to repair a significant water leak. This is likely to break up a […]

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“A Family Friendly Tring!”, that’s the ambition for two Liberal Democrat Councillors, Cllr Christopher Townsend, DBC Councillor for Tring West & Rural Ward and Cllr Nick Hollinghurst, Herts County Councillor for Tring & the Villages. They’ve been working for two years now to get a new zebra crossing where two footpaths, used by parents and […]

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Angry parents are demanding to know why the vital Internet services telling them whether their children had gained their chosen secondary school failed for most of Monday. It was only in the late afternoon following the intervention of Lib Dem County Councillor Chris White that the problem was spotted and the service established. Opposition Spokesperson […]

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Dacorum Council chiefs have justified a rise in the 2015/16 council tax charge saying it means borough services like bin collections and street cleaning will cost householders just 49p per day. At Dacorum Borough Council’s full council meeting last Wednesday, conservative councillors voted a 1.8 per cent increase to its portion of the charge. Dacorum Borough Council […]

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Tring and The Villages – Road Repairs on The Way

by Nick Hollinghurst on March 2, 2015

The following roads are scheduled to be repaired and renewed some time between the beginning of April and the end of October this year. Residents will be given a warning to move their cars nearer the time. GRANGE ROAD, Wilstone CHAPEL END LANE, Wilstone PARK ROAD, Tring KINGSLEY WALK, Tring FAVERSHAM CLOSE, Tring FANTAIL LANE, […]

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Nigel Quinton Selected to Fight SW Herts for the Lib Dems

by Nick Hollinghurst on February 27, 2015

Experienced Lib Dem campaigner Nigel Quinton is to fight the S W Herts Parliamentary Seat against the struggling Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke. Nigel Quinton lives in Lemsford with his wife and two teenage daughters. He was brought up in a Liberal family, his mother being a Councillor for many years in Bristol […]

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Hertfordshire Conservatives’ Council Tax Hike

by Nick Hollinghurst on February 24, 2015

Liberal Democrat County Councillors have been shocked by local Tories’ plans to hike council tax by 1.99% this year, the maximum they can without taking it to a county-wide referendum. In a highly controversial budget Hertfordshire Conservatives have proposed swingeing cuts to buses and library services. Leader of the Opposition and the Liberal Democrat Group, […]

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