Lib Dem re-elected council leader as parties agree to work together

Local Liberal Democrats have welcomed the re-election of Chris White as leader of St Albans City and District Council for a second year. He was elected at a meeting of the full council on Wednesday 21 May, which was held online to maintain social distancing.

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Call to give ‘stressed’ frontline workers support when lockdown ends

Support for people working in the frontline will be essential when the end of lockdown begins, warns Sandy Walkington, councillor for Sopwell and Verulam. Sandy’s big concern, he told listeners to Radio Verulam, the St Albans community radio station on 92.6FM, is the hidden damage that could emer...

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Council leader highlights actions to support residents and businesses

Council leader highlights actions to support residents and businesses

A number of “robust and effective” actions have been taken by St Albans City and District Council in response to the Covid-19 public health emergency. “This has been an unprecedented challenge that’s placed huge demands on all our public services and the key workers that maintain them,” said Chri...

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Verulam councillors secure budget to refurb children’s playground and park

Work to refurbish the children’s playground and revitalise the park area in St Stephens Avenue park will begin when the coronavirus lockdown comes to an end, Verulam ward’s team of Lib Dem councillors has announced. The budget for the St Stephens Avenue park makeover was secured from St Albans ci...

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Lib Dem council helps businesses to help the community through Covid-19

Lib Dem council helps businesses to help the community through Covid-19

Community hubs are being set up to help local businesses serve their communities during the coronavirus crisis, Liberal Democrat-run St Albans council has announced. Up to three street trading stalls will be permitted at appropriate sites across St Albans district, such as car parks at pubs or sh...

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Daisy Cooper leads cross-party bid to support creative industries

Daisy Cooper leads cross-party bid to support creative industries

Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, is leading a cross-party effort to secure Government economic support for the UK’s world-leading creative industries and the many small businesses and workers being branded on social media as #ForgottenLTD and #forgottenfreelancers.

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