Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton

Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Angela Emsley

Angela Emsley

Promoted by East Herts People on behalf of Jim Thornton, Mike Edwards and Angela Emsley.

Wheatcroft School Expansion

Submitted on Wed, 21/10/2009 - 5:23pm

The Issue: Wheatcroft Primary School in Hertford plans to raise its reception intake by 2011. To accommodate the new pupils, the school will need to use the former Pines school playing field.

Green Commitments Up in Smoke?

Submitted on Fri, 09/10/2009 - 1:58pm

The local press has recently reported that recycling in Hertfordshire has hit record levels, 70% of household waste is now recycled. This is a great achievement for the county; last years recycling rates were a mere 44%.

Volunteers Required for Exciting Roles Within East Herts People

Submitted on Mon, 28/09/2009 - 5:11pm

Bloggers and Contributors required - We want your views!

At East Herts People we're keen to involve the public and current Independent Councillors with our work as much as possible. So if you're passionate about your local area and enjoy local politics, we want to hear from you.

Single Transferable Vote in Local Government Elections?

Submitted on Fri, 25/09/2009 - 11:11am

The Issue: Local Government elections in England currently use the first-past-the-post system (the candidate with the largest number of votes wins). Some people believe that the current status quo is unfair and propose an alternative, Single Transferable Vote (STV). 

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New Sainsbury Store at Former McMullen’s Brewery, Hertford

Submitted on Fri, 18/09/2009 - 9:21am

The Issue: Sainsbury wishes to redevelop the former McMullen's brewery in Hertford into a supermarket. The planning application for the site was agreed in February 2009 by Councillors of East Herts District Council.