We pay enough to park our car as it is

5:26pm Thursday 10th July 2014

I have just read that residential parking charges are to be increased from August 1 (‘Parking prices to go up across borough’, Borehamwood & Elstree Times, July 4).

More buses are needed, not fewer

5:24pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Is there no limit to the butchery which the austerity-mongers at County Hall are determined to inflict on our public services?

Keen to receive more consultation responses

5:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Hertfordshire County Council is currently consulting on suggested changes for our 17 household waste recycling centres. We’ve already had more than 1,300 consultation responses and we’re keen to receive more.

Come along and enjoy our town festival

4:10pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Elstree and Borehamwood will be oversubscribed with entertainment as we celebrate our town festival.

Don’t privatise our cherished institution

4:06pm Thursday 19th June 2014

I wondered as an avid reader of your paper whether other people share my concerns about our NHS.

No substitute for intelligent examination

4:05pm Thursday 19th June 2014

The almost childish response by former Labour councillor Joe Goldberg (‘Something out of Cloud Cuckoo Land’, Your Views, May 23) to my letter published in the previous edition (‘Labour party has gone off ‘half-cocked’, Your Views, May16) exposing the confession by former Grand Vizier of the Labour party Peter Mandelson is no substitute for intelligent examination of the facts.

June not bursting out all over

9:58am Friday 6th June 2014

Having just arrived in Borehamwood, which I do frequently to see friends and family, I was told the planters near the cinema are going to have fresh look for the 100 years centenary in Borehamwood. But can anyone tell me why no attention has been given to the nine large planters in The Boulevard?

Look out for dates

9:56am Friday 6th June 2014

I would like to thank the residents of Borehamwood Kenilworth ward who elected me as their borough councillor in the recent local elections.

Antiquated system

Borehamwood Times: A pie chart showing the make-up of Hertsmere Borough Council, with the Labour representation in red and Conservatives in blue

9:42am Friday 6th June 2014

The recent poll results for Hertsmere Borough Council provided ample evidence, once again, of the arbitrary and capricious nature of the antiquated electoral system still used by English local authorities.

I am always at the end of the phone

3:38pm Thursday 29th May 2014

I would like to thank all the residents in my ward for voting for me on May 22.

Thanks to those who voted for me

3:36pm Thursday 29th May 2014

I would like to thank the many residents of Elstree who put their faith in me and the Conservative administration at Hertsmere Borough Council in the recent local elections.

How our town has changed

3:34pm Thursday 29th May 2014

As I am a author and local historian, and have I lived in Borehamwood since 1952, I am always looking around to see what’s left in our town, especailly now that we are continually faced with redeveploment. To sum it all up from a local history point of view, there’s not very much left.

Out of touch with immigration

Borehamwood Times: David Dimbleby chaired Question Time when the BBC panel show was filmed in Radlett

3:32pm Thursday 29th May 2014

I was distressed, alarmed and disappointed to witness the manner in which the Radlett audience reacted to the UKIP representative Neil Hamilton on BBC’s Question Time on May 22.

We are here to represent you

4:41pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Elstree and Borehamwood Green Belt Society welcomed an encouraging number of supporters to its AGM on May 6 at Allum Hall, Elstree.

Candidates should reflect population

Borehamwood Times: Frank Ward

4:38pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

As so often happens, the chairman of Hertsmere UKIP Frank Ward has completely missed the point of my letter published the week before last (‘Not a true reflection of the people’, Your Views, May 2) in his letter (‘No wonder voters seek change’, Your Views, May 9).

Something out of Cloud Cuckoo Land

4:34pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

I am writing regarding the letter from Frank Ward last week (‘Labour party has gone off ‘half-cocked’, Your Views, May 16).

Dropped kerb was repeatedly refused

4:32pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

I read a story in your paper recently that surprised and angered me (‘Council reverses resident’s unlawful work to driveway’, Borehamwood & Elstree Times, May 9).

Let’s compare a proportional system

Borehamwood Times: What the council might look like under proportional representation (Red = Labour, Blue = Conservatives, Yellow = Liberal Democrats, Purple = UKIP)

11:41am Monday 19th May 2014

It is instructive to compare the pie chart accompanying your coverage of the forthcoming Hertsmere elections showing the current make-up of the council with one showing what it would be like if these seats had been contested under an electoral system that awards seats to parties in proportion to their popularity at the ballot box.

Labour Party has gone off 'half-cocked'

11:35am Monday 19th May 2014

While I share no truck with the Conservatives, the disingenuous, misleading comments from Labour councillor Ann Harrison on the shortage of social housing within the borough and accusing the Conservative Government of being responsible has its own star-studded status in political ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’.






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