Southern “taking public for a ride”

Commenting on the 27% jump in profits for Southern, Jenny Randerson, Liberal Democrat Transport spokesperson, said: “So the day after the government handed Southern £20m of public money we learn that the failed railway provider has increased profits by 27%.

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Mayor demands Government action on Southern Rail chaos


Mayor Dorothy Thornhill has written to Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling MP on behalf of thousands of Watford residents affected by the loss of Southern Rail services through Watford Junction.

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New crossing lights slammed

Newly installed pedestrian crossing lights in Watford Town Centre have
been slammed as dangerous by local Councillors.

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Adventure playgrounds get the go-ahead

The decision to transform Watford Borough Council’s play services was upheld at a meeting of the Council’s scrutiny committee yesterday. This means a £1.25m investment in state-of-the-art play equipment at Harebreaks and Harwoods adventure playgrounds will get underway in autumn with the new facilities opening to local young people next spring.

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Hertfordshire County Council speaks out against intolerance

Hertfordshire County Council has made an unequivocal statement that racism, xenophobia and hate crimes are totally unacceptable.

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