Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton

Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Angela Emsley

Angela Emsley

Promoted by East Herts People on behalf of Jim Thornton, Mike Edwards and Angela Emsley.

Herts County Council: An Icelandic Misadventure

Submitted on Thu, 26/03/2009 - 5:59pm

How would your ideal local government invest your public money in the credit crunch? Investing £28 million in an Icelandic Bank just before it crashed, probably wouldn't be at the top of your list.

Hertfordshire County Council's 'Supporting Program' receives a no star rating from the Audit Commission

Submitted on Thu, 26/03/2009 - 5:47pm

The Supporting People program is a local government project, which began in the UK in 2003.  It is an ambitious scheme, aiming to provide adequate housing support for the most vulnerable people in the UK. It planned to empower people to live independently and to prevent problems such as homelessness.

Hertford memorials laid flat by town council

Submitted on Fri, 20/03/2009 - 3:53pm

Gravestones in Hertford Cemetery have been laid flat and marked with safety notices, prompting anger from families of the deceased.

Some had received letters warning them that their relative's grave had failed a stability test, while others only discovered so upon visiting the North Road cemetery.

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