Simon Grover profile »

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Photograph of the Author

Simon is a writer and actor. He is also the Green Party candidate for Central St Albans. He was born and bred in St Albans, and lives here now with his wife and daughter. He plays trumpet with well-known St Albans band, The Swan Vesta Social Club. You can contact him through his personal blog,

Posted at 2:40pm Thursday 28th February 2013

Greens get St Albans Council to back free disabled parking at hospitals

To the shock and surprise of many, the West Herts Hospitals Trust recently announced plans to start charging disabled drivers to park at their hospitals. I proposed a motion at St Albans District Council, on February 26, to put pressure on the Trust to reverse their decision.

Posted at 12:59pm Friday 28th October 2011

Tesco's plans for London Road

My tour of London Road ‘Eversheds’ site and news of improvements to Tesco’s plans

Posted at 2:34pm Thursday 12th May 2011

My first week as a Councillor

I thought a District Councillor's life would be busy. It is.

Posted at 10:45pm Thursday 10th March 2011

AV: Why we need a new voting system

Remember duck houses and second homes?

Posted at 2:59pm Saturday 13th November 2010

Local Lib Dems to suffer for Coalition?

The latest revelations on what the Lib Dems really thought about tuition fees seem bound to rock the local party

Posted at 11:30pm Tuesday 27th April 2010

Catch the Green Youtube sensation

Over 400 people have seen it. Have you?

Posted at 7:18pm Saturday 3rd April 2010

Cameron sent up by St Albans winner

A man from St Albans has won a competition to design a poster for Labour.

Posted at 2:00pm Thursday 25th March 2010

Greens launch Local Election Broadcast

Green Party raises the stakes with a Local Election Broadcast for the Local Elections on May 6th

Posted at 8:30pm Tuesday 23rd March 2010

Election campaign begins

Green election campaign begins, with sights on a Council seat.

Posted at 12:10pm Saturday 26th December 2009


Gloomy news for Christmas

Readers who submit articles must agree to our terms of use. The content is the sole responsibility of the contributor and is unmoderated. But we will react if anything that breaks the rules comes to our attention. If you wish to complain about this article, contact us here.

Recent Blog Entries

Use the calendar to see when our bloggers made their most recent updates. Click any date with a red border.

April 2014 »
30 31 01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 01 02 03


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree