Graffiti vandals strike White Bridge

Graffiti vandals strike White Bridge

County Councillors call for full repair of White Bridge in Centenary Year as graffiti vandals strike Welwyn Garden City’s iconic White Bridge recently fell victim to a graffiti attack, which has caused outrage amongst local residents. LibDem County Councillors Barbara Gibson and Nigel Quinton, w...

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Motorway decision not so Smart

Motorway decision not so Smart

LibDems renew call for halt to A1(M) ‘upgrade’ as Highways England carry on regardless After visiting the “Information event” put on by Highways England last Friday outside Waitrose in WGC, local LibDem Councillors expressed deep concerns that work is still scheduled to start in a matter of week...

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Conservative Councillors vote to close three short break respite homes across Herts

Conservative Councillors vote to close three short break respite homes across Herts

Hertfordshire Liberal Democrats decry the decision by conservative members to close three short break respite homes across the county, significantly reducing capacity.The three sites slated for closure are at Tewin Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hixberry Lane, St Albans and Apton Road, Bishops Stortford...

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Tower blocks on Shredded Wheat site set to soar higher

Tower blocks on Shredded Wheat site set to soar higher

At the Local Plan meeting of 25th January 2020, Colin Haigh, head of planning at Welwyn Hatfield council revealed that the landowners of the Shredded Wheat site are asking to build a further 700-900 homes, literally on top of the 1450 they have permission for; this would likely mean much higher ...

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Council Housing Targets – Tsunami of Damage no choice at all

Council Housing Targets – Tsunami of Damage no choice at all

Borough Council planners are intending presenting ‘options’ to councillors on proposed housing, but they really give no choice at all. Cabinet Planning and Parking Panel (CPPP) on Thursday 23rd Jan will be presented with four ‘options’, but the difference between each is whether the damage to th...

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Lib Dems set out £100bn plan to tackle climate emergency

Lib Dems set out £100bn plan to tackle climate emergency

The Liberal Democrats have set out ambitious £100 billion spending plans to tackle the climate emergency, including generating 80% of our electricity from renewables and retrofitting all homes by 2030. The plan includes the full costings of how the Liberal Democrats would spend £100 billion tack...

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