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Park Street rail freight petition's final push
In a final push against the proposed rail freight, campaigners were in St Albans on Saturday morning collecting more signatures for the growing petition.
Activists from action group STRiFE are aiming to reach 10,000 signatures with their petition against the proposed Rail Freight in the former Radlett aerodrome site in Park Street.
If the petition reaches 10,000, campaigners will be given five minutes to argue their case at Hertfordshire County Council.
Volunteers took to the streets from 9.30am to 12pm in St Albans and Radlett.
Cathy Bolshaw, co-ordinator for STRIFE, said she thinks about two hundred people signed in St Albans and another two hundred in Radlett.
Despite the weekend's cold weather, Cathy said "it was well worth while".
Online, just over 8,830 have signed the petition, but the total number including the paper copies is yet to be determined.
If STRiFE are given their five minutes to debate at County Hall on March 26, residents will be allowed to attend.
To sign the petition visit https://consult.hertsdirect.org/petitions/petition?petition_id=74614