Local water companies make staggering profits while dumping sewage in our rivers

The water companies which service Hitchin and Harpenden make staggering £879 million profit despite dumping sewage in our local rivers

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Luton Airport Expansion - what does it mean for you?

Find out more about the Expansion plans -  there are public consultation meetings this week:- 
15th Feb: Luton: St Margaret of Scotland Church, (3pm - 8pm)
16th Feb: Markyate Village Hall, (3pm - 8pm)
18th Feb: Stevenage, Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre, (3 pm - 8 pm)  
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Free Trees Success

The scheme by North Herts Council, which is controlled by Labour and Liberal Democrats, to give away 10,000 trees to residents has proved a resounding success, with all trees now collected by local people.

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Luton Airport Expansion plans slammed by Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Sam Collins warns local residents not to be hoodwinked into believing the revised proposal for the extension of Luton Airport will bring significant change. The Liberal Democrats will continue to oppose plans to expand the airport, which would see passenger numbers almost double from 18 million to 32 million by 2039.

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Sue Gray update: Hitchin and Harpenden Conservative MP cannot hide behind lame excuses any longer

  • Sam Collins, local Liberal Democrat party candidate, calls on Bim Afolami to sack Boris Johnson

  • Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey says “It’s time Conservative MPs did their patriotic duty”
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Residents in Hitchin and Harpenden face up to £613 rise to energy bills in April, new figures reveal

Hitchin and Harpenden is set to be hit hard by the expected rise in energy bills in April, new figures have revealed.


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Anger as Conservatives back dumping sewage in local rivers

The Liberal Democrats are leading the fight to protect our waterways here in Hitchin and Harpenden from pollution. But Conservative MPs - including our local MP - blocked plans to stop water companies from dumping in local rivers.

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Lib Dems select Sam Collins to fight Hitchin and Harpenden

Sam Collins has been selected to contest the parliamentary seat of Hitchin and Harpenden for the Liberal Democrats at the next General Election. Collins, who is also a Councillor in Hitchin, was the Liberal Democrat candidate for the constituency in the 2019 election, where he cut the Tory majority to just seven thousand, with a swing of 24.8 per cent.


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Revealed: Boris Johnson’s stealth tax to cost families £10.9 billion by 2026

The Conservative government’s stealth tax raid will cost the average family in England and Wales £430 a year by 2026, or a total of £10.9 billion, research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

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Lib Dems on "battle stations" for next election

The Liberal Democrats are now on “battle stations” for the next election in Hitchin and Harpenden, as the party looks to replicate its stunning by-election wins in North Shropshire and Chesham and Amersham in dozens of marginal Conservative seats across the country. Ed Davey said the party is preparing to "turn the Blue Wall yellow.”


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