20 YEARS AGO
A COUNCILLOR urged Herts County Council to re-site a rubbish tip. And while he was making his demand, the county council itself was deciding to extend the opening hours of the tip. The outburst came from the then county councillor Leo Doyle, who described
A COUNCILLOR urged Herts County Council to re-site a rubbish tip. And while he was making his demand, the county council itself was deciding to extend the opening hours of the tip.
The outburst came from the then county councillor Leo Doyle, who described the rubbish tip in Burns Road, Royston, as a "monstrosity".
He wanted the tip transferred from the residential area and he told the county council to "get its finger out" and move the site.
n A suggestion from the Brewer's Society to abolishing pub licensing hours had a mixed reaction in Royston.
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One publican said that change a year earlier of allowing a pub to remain open until 11pm instead of 10.30pm had not made a difference.
An ex-pub landlord said, however, that drinking would be more sensible instead of "cramming so much into a short time".
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- From The Crow, Friday, August 1, 1986