Thanks First Capital Connect – you listened!

Back in January I wrote a concerned blog post ‘An open call: trains, disruption and safeguarding schoolkids‘. It was a public request to train operators (especially First Capital Connect) to improve how they safeguard children commuting during disruptions to service. Following a huge amount of public support, I was able to raise the issue directly with First Capital […]

#CANVASSINGQUESTIONS: ST ALBANS INTERVIEWS – Steve McKeown (Verulam Ward)

My latest entry in my #CanvassingQuestions series to find out more about the local St Albans District Conservative Candidates, this post covers an interview with Steve McKeown, the Verulam Ward Candidate: Why do you want to be a councillor ? My primary reasons for wanting to become a councillor are that I have a passion to help people. My job as […]

Phew…it’s been a while.

Back in April I focussed my Third Sector column on how to make writing a blog a easier and be more consistent. Well, I’ve clearly not followed my own advice as it’s been a good 6 weeks since posting anything. Yet, this doesn’t mean I’ve been idly twiddling my thumbs. In fact, I can’t remember […]

10 reasons to Visit St Albans

I was recently asked to run a workshop for St Albans District Council on how to promote more tourism to the area.  Even though I have lived in St Albans for over 10 years, there were even some things I wasn’t aware of or simply taken for granted.  So whether you are a day-tripper, on […]