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Standing with Ukraine

Residents gathered at the Peace Memorial on the morning of 24th February to mark the passing of one year since Russia began their brutal invasion of Ukranian territory. Luther Blissett and Deputy Mayor Aga Dychton marked this tragic anniversary with one minute's silence and then raised the Ukrainian flag. They were joined by many members of the Ukrainian community, who have made Watford their home, as well as representatives from Watford Council.

2 Mar 2023
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Trees planted across Woodside 

Your local Lib Dem councillors are passionate about the local environment and once again this year have arranged for several street trees to be planted in various spots around Woodside.  Horseshoe Lane, Ganders Ash, Newhouse Crescent, Cobb Green and three trees along the High Road were this years chosen locations. 

2 Mar 2023
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Salt bin on the Brow sorted

After finding a local salt bin flooded, full of litter and with no salt in it the local Woodside Councillors quickly had the bin cleared, cleaned and refilled ready for any further cold snaps and for next winter. Tim Williams and Richard Wenham inspected the salt bin while out calling on residents last Saturday morning. 

2 Mar 2023
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Tories refuse to review Watford commuter fares

The Conservative government has rejected a proposed zoning review of Watford’s railway stations – a move that would have seen train fares slashed by half. A government minister denied a request from the Liberal Democrats’ Shadow Transport Secretary Wera Hobhouse asking for an independent review of publicly-funded body Transport for London’s zoning policy for Watford and Bushey stations.

20 Feb 2023
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New Trees Planted

Watford Borough Council are currently in the process of planting a record number of street trees in Watford, and there’s eleven trees earmarked for Stanborough ward, whilst Tim Williams has also funded a further ten trees from his County Council Locality budget with number for St Albans Road to protect and enhance the much-loved avenue of trees for future generations.

20 Feb 2023
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Crossmead home insulation project

A partnered project to insulate 34 Watford Community Housing Trust (WCHT) homes in Crossmead has recently started.  The project is part of a successful £3m bid between Watford Borough Council (WBC), Three Rivers District Council, Thrive and WCHT to externally insulate social properties. 

20 Feb 2023
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