Steve Jarvis

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

Highways Update

by stevejarvis on 31 March, 2020

The latest update from Herts County Council describes what they are doing about repairing roads and pavements for the next few weeks. Urgent repairs of dangerous potholes and other things that relate to safety should be going ahead as normal, although it may take a little longer to get things fixed. In some cases they […]

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Bus service changes

by stevejarvis on 23 March, 2020

Bus companies are cutting services as many people are staying at home.Changes from today are:Route 7 bus route through Great Ashby will run every 40 minutes until 1950 in the evening, after which there will be “infrequent” buses until 2330.The 55 through Graveley will run every 30 minutes until 1840.At present the ‘D’ from Royston […]

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Grants

by stevejarvis on 20 March, 2020

The County Council has decided to make locality budgets, which provide small grants to local organisations available early this year (they normally start in June) for organisations affected by Coronavirus or supporting people affected by it. There is not an enormous amount available (hundreds rather than thousands for each grant) but it is available to […]

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Salt available for residents and community groups

by stevejarvis on 1 October, 2019

Community and residents groups (as well as schools and Parish Councils) can apply to the County Council for bags of salt to be spread on local roads and footpaths during icy weather. The salt can only be used on public roads and paths, not on private property. The County Council does this to help local […]

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A new way forward for North Herts Council

by stevejarvis on 23 May, 2019

North Herts Liberal Democrats councillors have agreed an administrative arrangement with the Labour Party to run North Herts District Council over the next twelve months. This arrangement will allow us to pursue the agenda we campaigned on during the 2019 district council elections and deliver positive changes for residents. This includes creating a greener North […]

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Thank You

by stevejarvis on 9 May, 2019

Thanks to all those who supported me in last week’s District Council election. The result in Weston & Sandon ward was Steve Jarvis 601 79.7%Conservative 109 14.5%Green 25 3.3%Labour 19 2.5% Across North Herts Liberal Democrats won six seats, Conservatives won seven seats and Labour won three seats. Tom Tyson was elected for the Arbury […]

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Radwell path

by stevejarvis on 24 April, 2019

It is good to see that the new footpath to Radwell along the side of the A507 is now complete. It will allow people from the village to walk to Baldock much more safely. I am pleased that I was able to allocate the money for the path from this year’s Highways Locality budget (a […]

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Whitehorse Lane 20mph limit

by stevejarvis on 13 March, 2019

The legal processes to set up the 20mph limit in Whitehorse Lane, Great Ashby are now underway. The Traffic Regulation Order, which is the legal way of setting up the speed limit has been published giving people until the 5th April to make any comments. Assuming that all goes well the limit is expected to […]

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A505 updates

by stevejarvis on 6 March, 2019

Yesterday I had a meeting with staff from the County Council’s highways department for them to update me on proposals for safety improvements on the A505 between Baldock and Royston. The small piece of good news is that they have decided that work on banning right turns from the Littlington turning is something that can […]

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Consultation starts on Ashwell 20 mph limit

by stevejarvis on 21 February, 2019

The consultation on a 20mph speed limit for Ashwell starts officially tomorrow (although letters have already been delivered to some residents) and runs until 8th March. The 20mph zone will cover the centre of the village but will exclude Station Road and Newnham Way, since neither of these roads meet the requirements for a 20mph […]

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