The councillor responsible for North Hertfordshire’s waste collections has been accused of being out of touch after he alleged “certain factions” were exaggerating problems.
Campaigners calling for the government to think again on education funding have won cross-party backing from both district and county councillors.
The leader of North Herts District Council has apologised for missed bin collections that have left food waste caddies crawling with maggots.
North Herts District Council leader Lynda Needham last night defeated a challenge for her position by one of her cabinet members.
North Herts District Council has told this paper its officers took weeks to inform the leader that questions had been raised over an unlawful allowance rise vote.
An “administrative glitch” was to blame for North Herts District Council voting to raise members’ allowances unlawfully, its leader has told this paper.
Councillor Lynda Needham, leader of North Herts District Council, reflects on the role of women in society – the progress that’s been made in striving for equality, and the work that still needs to be done.
North Herts District Council’s members last night voted themselves a two-per-cent allowance rise.
Results from a survey which asked North Herts residents for their views on a so-called ‘brown bin tax’ has seen 85 per cent of the respondents disagree with the plans.
North Herts District Council should be more transparent and decisive about major projects – that’s according to a forthright report accepted by top brass on Tuesday night.