I was out at the Harpenden Farmers Market earlier and picked up a few treats as usual. I also bumped into two ladies handing out flyers for the latest Harpenden Operatic Society event – their version of ‘Anything Goes’. I am sure it will be an excellent night out. If you are interested in going […]
I was joined in Batford this morning with Town Councillor Caroline Vincent and our Town Mayor Rosemary Farmer, who kindly braved the cold weather despite being ill. As usual, residents were really kind by taking time out to chat with us about their local concerns and issues. Although we had lots of conversations, at the end […]
I recently wrote about meeting Neal Lawson, the Managing Director of First Capital Connect, at the ‘meet the managers’ session at Harpenden Train Station. During the conversation I had with Mr Lawson, joined by Cllr Julie Bell, he assured me improvements in communications was a priority. Yet this morning, I sat on a FCC train […]
I was at Harpenden Train Station last night at the First Capital Connect (FCC) ‘meet the manager’ Meeting that FCC are organising at several stations along the Bedford to Brighton line. Whilst the Conservatives have been at the forefront of battling with FCC to get things moving with our own Peter Lilley MP asking the […]
I had a great morning out with Conservative Councillors Mike Wakely & Julie Bell in Batford in Harpenden East today. As always, lots of people took out time to chat to us about local issues, from the need for traffic calming measures to concerns about the lack of Harpenden control of Batford Springs – which […]
I’d like to congratulate Daniel Chichester-Miles, a friend and Conservative Town & District Councillor on being announced as the new Harpenden Town Mayor (see Herts Advertiser). I’m confident he will do a brilliant job, following on from the current Town Mayor Rosemary Farmer (and also a Conservative Town Councillor). Well done Daniel! Well deserved.
I’m all for digital democracy, but watching councillors checking Facebook & Twitter during Full Council session, seems like Digital Hypocrisy to me. Check out my latest letter in the Herts Ad here (http://bit.ly/981trH)…
Bloggers evening out I was pleased to be asked to attend the Conservatives HQ event for a selection of the top Tory bloggers. I believe it was the first of its kind and it was great to put faces to names (or blog addresses in some cases). Along with the drinks and chat, Eric Pickles (that’s […]