Category: Local

Time for change at North Herts Council

Following this year’s local elections, in which Lib Dems gained five seats, no party has a majority on North Herts Council. We met with representatives from both the Conservative group and the Labour group to see what could be the best solution for the residents and businesses of North Hertfordshire over the next twelve months. …

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Thank You!

A big thank you to local people who went out and voted in the local elections this May. Carol Stanier now joins Ruth Brown as your second Lib Dem District Councillor. Thank you also to those who voted in the European elections. Liberal Democrats topped the poll in North Herts, helping to elect Barbara Gibson …

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Recording of Town Council meetings

Royston Lib Dems are pleased to announce that as from 13th May (the most recent Annual Meeting of Royston Town Council) we will be recording all public meetings of the Council and sharing these with the public on our website. We hope that this will enable more people to learn what occurs at council meetings …

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Home-Start Aquathon

Royston Lib Dems are entering a team for the Royston & South Cambs Home-Start Aquathon on 19th May at Royston Leisure Centre. We will donate all the funds raised to this amazing local charity so please do give generously.  Click here to visit our JustGiving page where you can donate. You can sponsor us per length …

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Carol Stanier elected in Royston Heath!

Carol Stanier has been elected in Royston Heath ward by a sizeable margin.  The full results are as follows: Labour Party 119 Conservative Party 538 Green Party 134 Carol Stanier – Liberal Democrats 963 The turnout was 40.34%. A number of other Liberal Democrats were elected in other wards in North Hertfordshire, including Sean Prendergast …

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Our District Council Candidates for Thursday 2nd May 2019

The District Council elections are less than an month away!  Here’s some information on the candidates that are standing in Royston on behalf of the Liberal Democrats. Royston Heath – Carol Stanier Carol made her home in Royston nearly ten years ago and loves the area. She is an active Town Councillor for part of …

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East West Rail

Plans are being developed for a rail link between Cambridge and Bedford, as part of a wider reinstatement of a railway line between Cambridge and Oxford (which was called the “Varsity Line”).  This brings a number of opportunities for residents of Royston as well as some concerns that we believe should be addressed.  The organisation …

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Libraries to be “Outsourced”

Conservatives at Herts County Council have decided to go ahead with a plan to “outsource” the running of all the county’s libraries. This means that, rather than being run by the council, supervised by our county councillors, they will are likely to be run by some sort of trust. Just like the trusts that now …

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