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.

Expenses scandal update – It’s a good time to be Independent...

Submitted on Mon, 18/05/2009 - 11:23pm

18/5/09 Esther Rantzen claims she may stand as an Independent in Luton as a result of her outrage at the expenses scandal that has engulfed our elected representatives.  The former "That's Life" presenter and all round TV legend is contemplating standing on an anti corruption platform despite her lack of connection to Luton itself.

Herts Council takes East of England Plan to High Court

Submitted on Thu, 14/05/2009 - 2:53pm

Herts County Council is set to challenge plans for the construction of 10,000 new homes in East Herts as part of the Government's East of England Plan.

The proposed development that would see the expansion of Harlow North is to be disputed at the High Court next Monday (19 May).

Politics and the New Media

Submitted on Wed, 13/05/2009 - 1:01pm

The internet can be a great way to spread your message, but use with caution. It is also a fantastic method of embarrassing yourself in front of thousands, if not millions, of people.

A second by-election for Hertford Town Council?

Submitted on Fri, 08/05/2009 - 10:43am

East Herts People is intrigued after reading today's copy of the Mercury to see a small article that in our view should be worthy of a much bigger space. 

HCC criticised over £5,000 ‘how to catch a bus’ scheme for kids

Submitted on Thu, 07/05/2009 - 2:23pm

Herts County Council (HCC) has come under fire for a scheme that teaches young children how to ride a bus, costing £5,000 a year to run.

The "Cool Bus" classes for 10 and 11-year-olds, aimed at Year 6 pupils who are likely to need to use buses when they start secondary school in September, have been criticised by some as a waste of taxpayers' money during a time of recession.