Steve Jarvis

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

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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Salt for roads this winter

by stevejarvis on 3 September, 2021

Despite the poor summer we have had it seems a bit early to start thinking about winter but preparations have started. Each year the County Council offers to provide salt for residents groups and community groups as well as Town, Parish and Community Councils to use on roads and pavements. They can each have up […]

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Tannery Drift 20mph consultation ends on Friday

by stevejarvis on 17 August, 2021

Tannery Drift 20mph consultation closes on Friday The consultation on whether to introduce a 20mph speed limit in Tannery Drift ends this Friday. Because of Herts County Council’s rules the limit can only be introduced if there are speed humps because the current speeds are more than 24 mph (yes that’s daft but that’s what […]

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New villages buses from September

by stevejarvis on 16 August, 2021

From 19th September there will be a new “demand responsive” bus service to many North Herts villages including Ashwell, Bygrave, Caldecote, Clothall, Graveley, Hinxworth, Kelshall, Newnham, Radwell, Rushden, Sandon, Therfield, Wallington and Weston. Passengers will be able to book a journey by phone, by app or via a website to Baldock, Buntingford, Hitchin, Letchworth, Royston […]

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Conservatives block summer free school meals

by stevejarvis on 21 July, 2021

At yesterday’s meeting of Hertfordshire County Council, the Conservatives turned down a proposal from the Liberal Democrats to top up – by £31 per child – the Government’s £50 part-funding of vital support over the summer holiday for each of the 34,400 children receiving free school meals. The extra money would have meant that children […]

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Thanks

by stevejarvis on 7 May, 2021

Thanks to all those who supported me in the election yesterday. The counting of votes doesn’t take place until Saturday so it will be a while before we known the result.

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