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Welcome to the St Albans and Harpenden Review's 2014 local election coverage. Here you will find all the news leading up to polling day on May 22.
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1:40pm Friday 23rd May 2014
9:31pm Thursday 22nd May 2014
Conservative manifesto pledges low council tax, Town Hall improvements and recycling rate of more than 60 per cent
4:40pm Wednesday 14th May 2014
3:30pm Wednesday 14th May 2014
1:11pm Wednesday 14th May 2014
The Green Party pledges to introduce a 20mph limit in all residential streets, introduce an energy reduction officer and develop a zero-waste strategy for St Albans if they take control in the upcoming local elections.
Lib Dem manifesto promises revamped food and drink festival, more affordable housing, and reduction in street trader license fees
11:40am Wednesday 14th May 2014
A revamp of the St Albans Food and Drink Festival, more affordable housing, and a reduction in street trader license fees are among the promises the Liberal Democrat party are offering city voters in the upcoming local elections.
9:30am Tuesday 29th April 2014
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This is a disgrace! The council are saying our car parks are on average a 50% empty! No wonder over 60 shops have shut locally in the last year. The council needs to cut the cost of parking & introduce free parking to encourage shoppers. This council is anti business! − fight ratesCity car parks with spare capacity 'good news'
It is strange that a company would invest in what looks to me like an expensive shop refit & then close within a few months. Especially as they are expanding the company & opening new stores nationally. It must be that the landlord is asking too much rent, together with the highest business rates in the world that have gone up for the last 22 years in a row. Landlords, the Government & the council have to reduce rent, rates & parking charges or shops will leave this city. − fight ratesBargain store closes down