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OPEN LETTER: Herts County Council Decision on Bus Cuts

by Nick Hollinghurst on 23 May, 2015

From: Cllr Stephen Giles-Medhurst – LD County Cllr for Central Watford and Oxhey Conservative run Herts County Council has decided to cut a further £1.47m from its bus budget. This will mean a dozen bus routes will cease to exist, others will only run up to 7.30pm, and just a few that serve hospitals will […]

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Conservative run Herts County Council has decided on a second slice of bus cuts – they will now slash a further £1.47m from the bus budget. This means a dozen key bus routes will go, others will only run up to 7.30pm. Sunday services will disappear with just a very few that serve hospitals running only up to  to 7.30pm.  Throughout the […]

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SW Herts General Election Hustings

by Nick Hollinghurst on 20 April, 2015

Well organised parliamentary hustings last Thurs in Tring.  Lib Dem Nigel Quinton did well.  Click here to view the video by Dee TV showing snippets from 5 questions asked on the night. To see full answers to each question please click here  http://www.deetv.tv/events/hustings-2015-sw-herts/, you can also hear the opening and closing remarks from each candidate . Berkhamsted Hustings […]

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You Need to have Registered to Vote by 20 April

by Nick Hollinghurst on 8 April, 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 19 March, 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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Tory Dacorum + 1.8% Lib Dem Watford – 0.0%

by Nick Hollinghurst on 4 March, 2015

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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