Steve Jarvis

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

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Herts County Council Conservatives have submitted a bid to the government for £6.8 million to build new cycle and pedestrian routes but is planning to spend two thirds of the money on just two cycle routes totalling less than a mile in length – one in Stevenage and one in Buntingford. The route in Buntingford […]

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Resurfacing in Weston Avenue, Royston.

by stevejarvis on 14 September, 2020

Weston Avenue in Royston is to be resurfaced between next Sunday and Tuesday (unless the work is prevented by bad weather). The type of surface they are using (called micro ashphalt) looks a bit messy when it is first done but improves over the next few weeks (assuming the work is done properly).

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No Progress on switch to walking and cycling

by stevejarvis on 9 September, 2020

A report to a Herts County Council cabinet panel shows that the council has been failing to make any progress towards getting more people to walk, cycle or use public transport. The report on progress in implementing the council’s Local Travel Plan 4, shows that “sustainable mode share” – journeys made other than by car […]

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County Council must do better at cleaning roadside drains

by stevejarvis on 1 September, 2020

Recent spells of heavy rain have revealed failings in the way in which the County Council maintains the road side drains and gullies, with flooding of roadside properties in Ashwell, Radwell and Weston amongst others. Although the council now cleans gullies in some of the areas most vulnerable to flooding every six months the pipes […]

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Great Ashby cycle route proposal turned down

by stevejarvis on 21 August, 2020

Last month the County Council asked for suggestions for improvements to cycle routes to be funded by a £6.8 million “Emergency Active Travel Fund”. One of the routes that I suggested was to link Great Ashby to the Stevenage cycle network. Unfortunately the government said that the money was only available for cycle routes to […]

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Road resurfacing in Great Ashby

by stevejarvis on 13 August, 2020

Part of Ryders Hill (from the start of the road to number 26) is being resurfaced between Monday and Wednesday next week. Residents in the area directly affected are being written to, asking them to not to park on the road during the work. Whilst the work is underway (which will probably only take part […]

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The government has given Herts County Council an additional £11 million to spend on road repairs, but the council has decided to spend the money building new roads instead. The money will be spent on widening the A602 between Stevenage and Ware, the Little Hadham by-pass and a new bridge in Hoddesdon. This money should […]

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I am doing another Zoom meet your councillors session for Ashwell, Bygrave, Caldecote, Hinxworth, Newnham and Radwell at 7.30 this evening (Wednesday 22nd July) with District Councillor Tom Tyson.Please do join! We’d love to meet you!The Zoom meeting ID is 891-7829-4644 or you can join using the http://us02web.zoom.us/j/89178294644

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Meet your councillor by Zoom again.

by stevejarvis on 16 July, 2020

I am doing another “meet your councillor by Zoom” session at 7.30 this evening (16th July) for people from Clothall, Kelshall, Rushden, Sandon, Therfield, Wallington and Weston.The Zoom meeting ID is 818-7170-6730 or you can join using the linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81871706730Please do join!

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Meet your councillors by Zoom

by stevejarvis on 3 July, 2020

This weekend I will be doing two meet your councillors by Zoom sessions this weekend: On Saturday at 11.00 for Royston with District Councillors Ruth Brown and Carol Stanier. Zoom meeting ID 828 7170 6730 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82871706730 On Sunday at 11.00 for Great Ashby and Graveley with District Councillor Terry Tyler. Zoom meeting ID 868 3207 […]

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