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Work towards implementing a 20mph zone around the Cathedral area has started with a consultation to residents.  Although small in scope it is a clear move forward towards a wider roll out. Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick said: “Whilst this won’t directly benefit all residents in Marshalswick South, we will be watching […]

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Incinerator set for New Barnfield, Hatfield

by awitherick on 30 April, 2011

Although it’s not in St Albans itself, there can be little doubt that proposals by the Tory County Council to build a new incinerator just south of the City would have had a profound effect. Local Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Witherick said “Last minute suggestions from the Tory County Council to build an incinerator […]

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On Friday 29 April 2011 – the day of the Royal Wedding and a bank holiday – all Council owned NCP car parks in the district will offer parking free of charge. To see where they are visit the Council’s website: & or telephone: 01727 869593

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Not in the ward- but we know many will be affected by it! Since Monday 18 April the Southbound carriageway of the A1(M) through the Hatfield Tunnel has been reopened from two to three lanes, running with the hard shoulder closed. The Northbound carriageway will remain at two lane running through the tunnel until completion […]

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Easter and May Day train services

by awitherick on 18 April, 2011

This Easter and May Day Bank Holiday First Capital Connect are saying that they want to get you into London so you can enjoy your days off but that you should take note of some changes. The entire Thameslink route is OPEN on the day of the Royal Wedding (Friday 29 April) to help people […]

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St Albans’ city bus network is being revamped and improved as part of groundbreaking improvements to public transport in St Albans. Changes to the city’s S routes are part of a new local transport initiative involving all the key local transport partners in the district.  Other improvements to be made to local public transport, include, […]

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Consultation on future provision of bus services

by awitherick on 3 April, 2011

A consultation on Hertfordshire County Council’s draft bus strategy and interlink strategy, which sets out spending on bus services, is currently being undertaken.  The strategy determines how the council will work with commercial bus operators and how they will prioritise the limited amount of money available. Local Liberal Democrat County Councillor Allan Siao Ming Witherick, […]

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Sandridgebury Lane Highways survey work

by awitherick on 7 January, 2011

Local Liberal Democrat Councillor Melvyn Teare had an email on Tuesday 4 January which said: “In case you are not already aware, Mouchel (apparently on behalf of Herts Highways) have been carrying out measurements of the junction of Sandridgebury Lane with Harpenden Road.”  The resident went on to ask if we could check what was […]

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Why be in government?

by awitherick on 26 December, 2010

With the parliamentary party in government, Liberal Democrats often get asked why are they in a coalition with the Tories. Have “we” given up our principles for power? Do we agree with what the coalition government is doing? All kinds of different questions, especially in light of recent entrapment exercises with the press which showed […]

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Unhappy with the gritting, or with our roads?

by awitherick on 19 December, 2010

Do something about it! Herts County Council have now got their online petition system up and running. This means that you can launch your own petitions on the issues that you care about. That could be anything from the state of our roads, through to needing a salt bin near where you live. If you’ve […]

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