Any new Local Plan must include measures to combat climate change

It’s highly likely that St Albans City and District Council will need to prepare a new Local Plan after interventions by planning inspectors pointed out deep flaws in the version submitted by the Conservatives in the dying days of their administration. Liberal Democrats see this as an opportunity...

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Lib Dems join 20’s Plenty to slam flawed plans for 20mph zones

St Albans Liberal Democrats are supporting a county-wide campaign – called 20’s Plenty – to reduce vehicle speeds in residential areas, villages and town centres. The 20’s Plenty for Hertfordshire campaign has brought together community groups from across the county to call for 20mph to become th...

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Daisy Cooper cites ‘new reasons’ to scrap Park Street rail depot plan

There are ‘new and compelling reasons’ why the Government should scrap plans for a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) on the site of the former Radlett Aerodrome, Daisy Cooper has told the House of Commons. She was speaking in a debate (1 September) on the proposed Park Street rail freight...

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Daisy Cooper vows to continue fight against ‘monstrous’ rail freight depot

Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans, has moved swiftly to secure a debate in the House of Commons on the planned Park Street rail freight terminal on the first day parliament resumes after the summer recess.  She will use the debate to warn the Government and fellow MPs of the hug...

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Petition demands inquiry into deaths from Covid-19 in Herts care homes

Petition demands inquiry into deaths from Covid-19 in Herts care homes

A petition calling for an independent inquiry into why Hertfordshire care homes suffered one of the highest death tolls from Covid-19 in the country is being mounted by Herts Lib Dems. Concerned members of the public are being urged to sign the petition that calls on Hertfordshire County Council ...

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Help fight climate change and boost biodiversity – the ‘wilding’ way

Help fight climate change and boost biodiversity – the ‘wilding’ way

A series of ‘wilding’ trials are under way to transform parks and public green spaces across the district. The aim – to rescue and restore our priceless natural heritage damaged by decades of intensive management. And the message to St Albans residents is – if you want to help fight climate chang...

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