Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has been dealt a devastating blow after the House of Commons rejected her EU Withdrawal Agreement by an overwhelming majority for the second time.

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Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May European Union House of Commons Labour United Kingdom
Sunday, March 3, 2019

A Hitchin councillor has provided an update on Bancroft Splash Park after it was dogged with operational issues last year.

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Judi Billing Labour Hitchin
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The future of Hitchin’s Churchgate regeneration will be decided at a North Herts District Council meeting next month – but a bid for the government’s Future High Streets Fund faces competition.

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Bim Afolami Tom Hardy North Hertfordshire District Council Labour North Herts District Council Hitchin
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A package of Hertfordshire County Council budget measures have been voted through – with the county element of council tax to increase by 2.99 per cent from April.

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Sharon Taylor Liberal Democrats Labour Hertfordshire County Council Hertfordshire
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A pledge by a Conservative party candidate for Hitchin to donate his councillor’s allowance to local schemes has caused outrage among rival party candidates.

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Keith Hoskins Judi Billing Liberal Democrats Labour Lib Dem North Herts District Council Hitchin
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

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Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May European Union Labour House of Commons United Kingdom
Thursday, October 25, 2018

The next chief executive of Hertfordshire County Council has been appointed – earning him more than the Prime Minster as he rakes in £180,000 a year.

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David Williams Labour Home Office
Monday, June 25, 2018

Hitchin has the sixth-worst rail service in the country – that’s according to new data ranking the performance of the UK’s stations in the past month.

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Bim Afolami Judi Billing Labour Party NHS Liberal Democrats Govia Thameslink Network Rail Labour Hitchin
Thursday, June 21, 2018

A controversial plan to build a gas-fired power plant between Hitchin and Stevenage was tonight rejected for the second time.

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European Union Labour North Herts District Council London
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn was in Stevenage today – and in a one-on-one interview with the Comet, he gave his views on a range of issues affecting our area.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Cross-party representatives have successfully convinced the Letchworth BID to go back to allowing political parties to set up stands in the town centre, after the BID took the decision to ban them in the interest of being ‘balanced’.

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Labour Letchworth United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Hitchin’s area committee has thrown its weight behind commuters driven to despair by the controversial new Great Northern rail timetable.

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Bim Afolami Labour Govia Thameslink Network Rail Hitchin
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Stevenage’s new mayor for 2018/19 has taken office – and, unusually, she is a councillor from the opposition benches.

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John Gardner Sharon Taylor Liberal Democrats Labour Stevenage
Friday, May 18, 2018

The new chairman of North Herts District Council was announced last night – along with the Labour chairmen for two of the authority’s area committees.

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Julian Cunningham Alan Millard Sharon Taylor Labour Liberal Democrats North Herts District Council Letchworth Hitchin
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A candidate in next month’s Stevenage council elections has been suspended and his affiliation with the Conservatives withdrawn after it emerged he once called for “gays to face the death penalty”.

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