Steve Jarvis

Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Royston West & Rural and District Councillor for Weston & Sandon. Learn more

Baldock Road 40 limit

by stevejarvis on 17 January, 2022

The council has taken the next step on extending the 40mph limit on Baldock Road, Royston from Rosecomb to just beyond the Therfield turning. The traffic regulation order to introduce the new limit has now been published. If there are no objections by 3rd February (or at least none which cannot be overruled) then the […]

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More HertsLynx stops

by stevejarvis on 7 January, 2022

Another batch of locations where you can catch a HertsLynx service (or travel to) are to be added next week. These include: Ashwell – Bear Lane, Dixies CloseAshwell – Angels MeadowAshwell – Hinxworth Road, Loves LaneClothall – Ashanger Lane, by the churchClothall – Ashanger Lane, Hickmans HillHinxworth – High Street, opposite the Three HorseshoesRedhill – […]

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Earlier this year Conservatives at County Hall decided to cut the amount of money being spent on a five year “Invest to Improve” plan tackling the repair of “unclassified roads” (minor roads in towns and country lanes) because these roads were apparently in such good condition. That’s probably not how most residents would have described […]

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After making it harder to introduce 20mph speed limits Herts County Council said it would spend £7 million to overcome its own rules and introduce at least some more 20mph limits. These will be expensive because of the council’s absurdly complicated rules about where 20 mph limits are allowed and which ones should actually be […]

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Extended Christmas hours or the HertsLynx bus

by stevejarvis on 1 December, 2021

In addition to the normal day time hours of 07.00 to 19.00 the HertsLynx on demand bus will run in the evenings from 20.30 to 23.00 on selected days before Christmas. The dates for the evening services are: Thursday 2nd DecemberWednesday 8th DecemberThursday 9th DecemberThursday 16th DecemberSaturday 18th DecemberThursday 23rd December As usual you can […]

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New Herts Lynx bus stops

by stevejarvis on 26 November, 2021

More places have been added where you can catch the Herts Lynx on demand bus service. In our area these are at: Hinxworth, Farrowby FarmHinxworth, Three HorseshoesKelshall, Lower Heath FarmLuffenhall, Walnut Tree FarmRushden, Church GreenRushden, Southern GreenSandon, Five House FarmSandon, GannockSandon, Lye EndTherfield, Chapel GreenWallington, Kits LaneWeston, The Cricketers I have asked for stops to […]

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Yellow lines to make junctions safer.

by stevejarvis on 16 November, 2021

After a long wait Ashwell’s new yellow lines are starting to appear – beginning with these on the corner of Gardners Lane. Hopefully the others in Silver Street and Ashwell Street will appear soon.

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Leaving it to October to cut the grass is too late.

by stevejarvis on 9 November, 2021

Yesterday I had a meeting with the manager responsible for Herts County Council’s grass cutting on rural roads (North Herts Council cuts the verges in the towns) to ask why it has taken until late October or even November before many of the rural verges had been cut this year. There are biodiversity benefits in […]

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Extended 40mph speed limit for Baldock Road, Royston

by stevejarvis on 29 October, 2021

After a lengthy delay work has started on the extension of the 40mph speed limit on Baldock Road, Royston past the Redrow development. The County Council has written to residents in the area as the first step in this process.If you get a letter and you want to see the 40mph limit extended please reply […]

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New bus for villages is now running

by stevejarvis on 20 September, 2021

Today I tried out the new Herts Lynx demand responsive bus. I travelled from Weston, which like many North Herts villages has had no buses for several years and went to Graveley – but I could have gone to a town or any of the other villages. It cost me £2 and took less than […]

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