Category: Local

Royston Annual Town Meeting

Royston Liberal Democrats were well represented tonight at the Royston Annual Town Meeting. Minutes, when published, will be available on the Royston Town Council Website.

Council’s Budget a Step Towards a Sensible Tax Figure

North Herts Council has agreed a budget with no council tax increase and with a reduction in the council's overheads, along the lines that the council's Liberal Democrat opposition has been championing for many years. Liberal Democrat opposition leader Steve Jarvis said, "For too long North Herts was an expensive council, charging ther second highest …

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Better Provision for the Winter Weather

Have you ever been stuck in the snow on the A10? Having been caught out in recent years, local Lib Dem campaigners have raised the matter with South Cambridgeshire Lib Dem County Councillor Susan van de Ven, and are working with her to put in place more effective measures during periods of snowy weather. The …

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Councillors Vote To Pay Themselves 65p a Mile

North Herts Councillors have voted to pay themselves 65p a mile for car travel at a recent council meeting, minutes before they agreed that they would pay the workers who run local elections just 23p a mile. Conservative councillors voted down a proposal by Liberal Democrat leader Steve Jarvis that would have limited all councillors …

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North East Hertfordshire to Get an Extra £642,000

Thanks to the Lib-Dem introduced pupil premium, Schools in North East Hertfordshire are getting an extra £642,000 from the Pupil Premium to improve the education of the most disadvantaged children. It looks as though Roman Way School will be getting an extra £9272 and Roysia School £8296. The pupil premium only applies to pupils claiming …

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Brand New Cycle Path Damaged Already

Paul Jeray Views New Cycle Path Damage

Hardy Drive resident Paul Jeray has criticized the bad planning of the work on the cycle path, part of the integrated route alongside the proposed Burns Road underpass. The finished route has been dug up on the corner of Burns Road near Newbolt to lay utilities cables to power the lights. 'This should have been …

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Fish Hill Square Works

Plans have been published about the forthcoming temporary road closures around Fish Hill Square while work is carried out on modernising the square. The roads affected are Fish Hill, Market Hill, and Jepps Lane. The work will take place between 4 July and 18 November 2011. Signs will be put up announcing when sections of …

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Fish Hill Square

Royston Lib Dems applaud the common sense in continuing to call Fish Hill Square… Fish Hill Square, as it has always been known.

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