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Cllr Perks speaks out for St Albans

by awitherick on 24 September, 2010

Last week our newest member of the Councillor team in Marshalswick South, Rod Perks, made his maiden speech in full council. Using his professional knowledge and experience to support the work of the council in supporting our local economy Rod made a positive contribution to the debate. This was in response to a Tory motion […]

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Temporary library closure – St Albans Central Library

by awitherick on 13 September, 2010

Just a quick update that we thought might be of interest: St Albans Library will be closed on Wednesday 15 September for the installation of new, upgraded security gates. The library will reopen on Thursday 16 September at 09.00am.

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With the Tories already looking to cut a quarter of their £22m spend on community wellbeing, prevention and housing related services the Liberal Democrats have pledged to defend vulnerable groups and scrutinise every line of the proposals.  Adult Care Services have already written to everyone of their voluntary and third sector providers to warn them that all contracts, big and […]

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Got a company? Help the Council keep tax down…

by awitherick on 6 September, 2010

Your Liberal Democrat St Albans City & District Council are keen to keep council tax down.  One of the key areas that we are all looking at is our contracts and suppliers. We want to do more to support local businesses, and with them the local community, and so this provides an opportunity for a […]

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Looking for something for the kids to do this summer? There are a number of activities taking place across the St Albans City and District this summer for children and young people and you can now find a listing on the St Albans City & District Council website. It is the first time that details […]

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Thanks to the sterling efforts of a number of local residents we met today with Highways and County Council officers at Stone Cross Junction (outside the Cricketers) to discuss safety of pedestrians and parents on the school run. As a result of traffic/people counts the County Council has agreed to fund, initially for one term, […]

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Get on yer’ bike!

by awitherick on 14 June, 2010

The District Council has put together a whole series of things for Bike Week, next week. Cllr Allan Siao Ming Witherick, a keen cyclist, said: “Many of us see the signs when we’re out and about, and may have even picked up one of the old cycle route maps, but each route had a different […]

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Investing in the Community

by awitherick on 6 June, 2010

As our local County Councillor, Allan Siao Ming Witherick has a “Locality Budget” of £10,000 a year to spend on local community groups, activities and the like.  Last year the focus was on both activities for young people, but also on providing support to organisations which help those during the recession.  This saw grants being […]

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Same area, different Councils, confused Tories

by awitherick on 20 May, 2010

In St Albans every resident is represented by two different councils. You don’t need to worry which council does what- as your local Liberal Democrat team we represent you an any and all concerns! However, we thought that it would be useful to explain the differences here: St Albans City & District Council This year […]

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A new day, a new Government

by awitherick on 12 May, 2010

Local Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick has welcomed the new government and in particular the Deputy Prime Minister. Locally we recognise that the Tories won the parliamentary seat, with the Liberal Democrats a close second and we will continue to fight for our manifesto and the principles that we believe in at all levels. But […]

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