County Council call flooding a "low priority"

County Council call flooding a

Liberal Democrats are incensed by the way Herts County Council are downplaying the need to take action on road flooding. Malcolm Cowan, deputy leader of the county council's Lib Dem group says: "I was told by the highways contractors Ringway that road flooding is a low priority and I was unlikely...

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Conservatives admit no consultation over HomeStart cuts

Conservatives admit no consultation over HomeStart cuts

Service users, Staff, Volunteers and Councillors alike were stunned to learn on Monday that a Conservative Councillor made the decision to cancel the £395,000 annual grant to HomeStart without any consultation with either HomeStart, the Health Visitor Service or the Children’s Services.

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Intu Withdraw Door Plans

Intu Withdraw Door Plans

After a petition organised by councillors with more than 1500 signatures, from both Queen's Road traders and residents, the controversial proposals by intu to block off a public highway have been withdrawn.

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Where next with Housing?

Where next with Housing?

At the moment, we face pressures with housing from just about every direction. Young professionals can’t afford to buy, families can’t afford rent rises, social housing can’t keep up with demand, and there’s even a shortage of emergency accommodation for homeless people.

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School's out for Summer!

School's out for Summer!

There are lots of free and cheap children's activities to do in Watford this summer holiday. From Big Events like outdoor cinema and bringing the beach to Watford, to nature and craft activities and plenty of sports sessions, there'll be something for everyone.

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Key projects update from Dorothy

Key projects update from Dorothy

On the 13th July my cabinet discussed key projects we are working on to make Watford a better place. Many of these will be familiar to you, but I just wanted to update you on progress.

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