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  • Article: Mar 18, 2022

    Liberal Democrats have exposed a claim by Herts County Council about cutting the council's carbon emissions which is completely untrue. The council has delivered copies of its "Your Hertfordshire" magazine to every house in the county including the claim that by switching the fuel used by the Fire Service to a type known as GTL (Gas-To-Liquid) it will save 90% of previous carbon emissions. The council has now admitted that this is untrue.

  • Beechwoods at Ashridge
    Article: Mar 14, 2022

    ASHRIDGE BEECHWOODS: CONSERVATIVES' FAILURES COME BACK TO BITE THEM, AS LOCAL PLAN DELAYED AND NEW-BUILD PLANNING APPLICATIONS FROZEN

    The Dacorum draft Local Plan is delayed, again, to 2023, and Dacorum Borough Council have finally accepted that a repeat public consultation is needed.

    Meanwhile, potential damage to Ashridge Estate has been identified, as massive changes are introduced to the current planning system, with serious delays on all new-build planning applications across all of Dacorum.

  • Electric vehicle charging points
    Article: Mar 11, 2022

    Fast? Rapid? Ultra Rapid? Try "Slow".

    Conservative plans to grow provision for Electric Vehicles in Dacorum are stuck on a faulty-charge Liberal Democrat scrutiny reveals that while the number of public Electric Vehicle Charging Points in the UK has increased by over one-third (37%) since January 2021, the number of new public devices installed in Dacorum in the same period stands at ZERO, nothing has changed in a year - stuck on charging.

  • Article: Mar 2, 2022

    Hidden inside yesterday's announcement of Hertfordshire Secondary Transfer Allocation are some alarming figures which show that across the County 778 children were not allocated any of their four chosen schools and in Watford alone 174 children will be going to schools they did not want to attend. Hemel Hempstead children fared little better with 41 allocated a non-ranked school. For other areas parents may have to travel miles because their local school has a faith restricting admissions policy.