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  • Flooding on Bullens Green Lane
    Article: Feb 15, 2021

    Hertfordshire County Council officers have today confirmed to Liberal Democrat county councillors that the government has cut direct grant funding for the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), the body responsible for sorting out surface water flooding across the county.

    Officers confirmed that the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) had 'rolled in' the previously separate LLFA grant into the Revenue Support Grant (RSG), a general pot. When asked, officers confirmed the RSG was precisely the same value as before.

  • Laurence Brass at Elstree Aerodrome
    Article: Jan 20, 2021

    Bushey Lib Dems secure new measures to quieten Elstree aircraft

    While some residents enjoy the spectacle of the light aircraft flying out of Elstree Aerodrome, other residents have for years been disturmbed by the noise caused by planes overflying North Bushey.

    New measures are being introduced following a summit at the aerodrome, where Bushey Lib Dem campaigner Laurence Brass presented manager Mike Murphy with a dossier of noise complaints he'd received from members of the community. Brass outlined the damage to Bushey residents' quality of life caused by noisy, low-flying aircraft, which is often exacerbated by pilots using non-permitted routes.

  • TPO
    Article: Jan 16, 2021

    Update from Laurence Brass, campaigner for Bushey North.

    Our Lib Dem councillors and I have long been fighting plans for Watford FC to build a new stadium in Bushey.

    As a key part of our campaign, we set out to protect Bushey Hall Golf Course - the proposed stadium site - from being redeveloped for any scheme along these lines. And we now have some very good news to report.

  • Community Library Delivery Service
    Article: Dec 21, 2020

    While the current lockdown continues, the North Bushey Community Library will continue as a delivery service.

  • Article: Dec 16, 2020

    Despite opposition from the Liberal Democrats, Conservatives at Herts county council have voted to approve a flawed Speed Management Strategy which will make it harder to introduce 20mph zones and means that Hertfordshire has fallen behind other authorities in the widespread introduction of 20mph limits.