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We’ll ignore for a second whether the biggest funder of Labour should be threatening to bring the country to a halt, or the Tories have stoked the issue of fuel supplies. It doesn’t matter- there are some things you can do to make your fuel go further ALL the time! Driving more efficiently, emptying the […]

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The online application for Nursery places for children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 for Nursery schools and classes closes on 1st April- and it’s no joke! Nursery Applications Apply online from:     Monday 20th February 2012 Closing date:            Sunday 1st April 2012 Allocation date:         Monday 30th April 2012 Accept your place by: Sunday 6th May […]

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Part night lighting in Marshalswick South

by awitherick on 10 February, 2012

As part of the Conservative-run County Council’s efforts to reduce expenditure, they have implemented a policy of ‘part night lighting’. They are rolling out a one-size-fits-all approach which will see the lights go out at midnight in most areas. Currently the only exceptions to this are where the lights have been kept on for safety […]

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Bit of a silence

by awitherick on 13 October, 2011

First off, apologies for the local silence over the summer.  It’s been a manic time for many of us! In my own case I’ve been job hunting having been made redundant from my job in June.  So when people say to me the austerity measures are harsh, I know the realities first hand, but it […]

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Want to find out about local Health services?

by awitherick on 22 May, 2011

Herts Community Trust have put up a useful map to show users what services are available in the county from NHS providers. Just visit to take a look.

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Just a  few thoughts for people of things the Liberal Democrats have achieved in Government which might never have happened under the Toreis alone and which Labour failed to do in government… Income Tax: Lifting nearly 900,000 of the lowest paid workers out of Income Tax altogether and giving a £200 tax cut to 23m […]

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Concert in aid of Home-Start St Albans

by awitherick on 6 April, 2011

Home-Start St Albans City & District is pleased to present a concert performed by: Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra Conductor—Robin Newton St Albans Girls’ School, Sandridgebury Lane, St Albans AL3 6DB 16th April 2011 at 7.30 pm Tickets £12.50— including a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink Please use the details below to book, tickets may be […]

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AV isn’t just about arcane elections rules

by awitherick on 2 April, 2011

The Alternative Vote isn’t an academic discussion, or a political experiment.  It’s a real chance to make our government more representative of the votes of the people who elect them. You’ll hear many stories about what it might mean.  That far right voters will have their votes counted more than once, that fringe parties will […]

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Labour Councillor defects to Liberal Democrats

by awitherick on 1 April, 2011

One of the few remaining Hertfordshire Labour Councillors has defected to the Liberal Democrats. Not an April fools, but a real event, with both the Chairman and his wife (an ex-Councillor herself) giving up their Labour Membership. The former Labour group leader and representative said: “Today’s Labour Party is not the party I joined fifty […]

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Have you checked your Fire Alarm?

by awitherick on 27 March, 2011

Not a million miles away a family of five from Redbourn were saved from a fire after being awoken by the sound of a carbon monoxide detector. The detector, located in the kitchen, was set off by a dishwasher which had been left on and had caught fire. Crews from Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue’s Redbourn […]

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