Steve Jarvis

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

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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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Wallington 20mph speed limit order made

by stevejarvis on 20 February, 2019

The traffic regulation order for the Wallington 20mph limit (which is the legal process of introducing the new speed limit) was made by the County Council last Friday. The limit comes into operation on 1st March.

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Go ahead for A507 weight limit

by stevejarvis on 12 February, 2019

Herts County Council’s Highways Panel has agreed that there should be a 7.5 tonne weight limit on the A507 between Baldock and the Radwell services and through the village of Cottered. This should cut the number of lorries using the A507 as a through route and hopefully cut the number that hit the railway bridge […]

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Conservatives at Herts County Council have voted to go ahead with a plan to increase the cost of young people’s bus saver cards by a third. I proposed freezing the cost of the cards which allow young people up to 18 to travel by bus for half fare but they rejected this.   The County […]

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Baldock Street crossing is now more visible

by stevejarvis on 4 February, 2019

It is good to see that LED “halos” have now been installed on the Baldock Street crossing by the Fire Station in Royston. Ever since the crossing was installed there have been complaints that yellow globes were difficult to see against the background of the sky. After trying everything else the County Council officers agreed […]

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Repairs to Dark Lane and Payne End, Sandon

by stevejarvis on 1 February, 2019

Road repairs are to be done in Dark Lane and Payne End, Sandon between 17th and 19th February. The roads will then be “surface dressed” later (at a time when the weather is likely to be better).

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Repairs are to be done on Warrens Green Lane and Dane End Lane, between Friends Green and Halls Green between   6th-8th and 12th-14th February. The roads will be patched prior to being “surface dressed” later. Parts of both these roads are in very bad condition – amongst the worst in Hertfordshire so I am pleased […]

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Road repairs in Ashwell

by stevejarvis on 16 January, 2019

Common Lane, Elbrook Lane, Gardiners Lane and Loves Lane in Ashwell are to be patched between 28th and 30th January. This work is being done in preparation for the “surface dressing” of these roads at some time in the future. Residents in these roads should all have received a letter notifying them of the work […]

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