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This is the official website for Tring and Berkhamsted Liberal Democrats.

The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.

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  • Rickmansworth
    Article: Mar 28, 2017

    Welcome to this edition of 'Rickmansworth This Week e-news'.

    Your Parish need you! Elections for the first Parish Councillors for the new Batchworth Parish Council will take place on 4 May. Four councillors are needed for each of the two wards of Moor Park & Eastbury and Rickmansworth Town. If you are interested in having a say in how the parish is run, why not consider standing?
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    Forms of nomination for Parish Elections may be obtained from the Interim Clerk to the Parish Council at Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1RL or from the Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1RL on any day after the date of this notice but no later than 4 pm on Tuesday, 4th April 2017.………………………………………………………
    The spring edition of Three Rivers Times delivery was scheduled from 17 to 23 March 2017. If you have not received your copy, please let TRDC know. You can also view Three Rivers Times here
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    Chiltern Open Air Museum - on 1st April all entry charges are to be waived.There is a special multicultural event including West Indian story telling, S.Bucks Jewish Community Watch, craft demonstration, traditional weaving, Iron Age cooking, basketry and thatching. Culture, Crafts and Communities. Back in 2012 I took this video https://youtu.be/rC7jZg4K-bo
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    Your vote matters, make sure you are registered - visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. You will need your Nat.Ins.number.……………………………………………………….
    Door stop callers crime prevention reminder from Hertfordshire Police.
    Distraction burglary means quite literally that a criminal will gain access to your property under false pretences and attempt to distract you while they or a colleague carry out a burglary. Police advise never letting anyone you are not expecting into your home, whatever excuse they may give. If you are not sure, don't open the door and call police if you feel the caller is suspicious. You can help prevent your neighbours from becoming victims.
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  • Document: Mar 28, 2017
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    Update on highway and parking issues around Frogmore Street, Tring

  • Anti Brexit March
    Article: Mar 26, 2017

    West Hertfordshire Liberal Democrats sent a large delegation to take part in Saturday's march to protest against the folly of a hard Brexit.

    The photo shows the West Herts Party Chair Sally Symington with a group of fellow Liberal Democrats from Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted.

    The picture was taken in Park Lane at the Unite for Europe March and also shows Berkhamsted activist Rick Freedman and Hemel Hempstead Branch Chair Steven Wilson.

  • Principal Authority LD By Election Gains
    Article: Mar 25, 2017

    Starting from the day after the General Election i.e. 6th May, 2016, the Liberal Democrats have now gained 35 council seats in principal local authority by elections.

    They have lost only three.

    This means the Liberal Democrats have achieved a net gain of 32 seats.

    In contrast the Conservatives lost 38 seats and gained only 15 - a net loss of 23.

  • Old Green Bus (Amersham & District Motorbus Society)
    Article: Mar 24, 2017

    This weekend commemorates the closure of Tring Garage which occurred on Friday 1st April 1977 and as such, this event will feature operations on the routes run from Tring as well as the usual selection based on Hemel Hempstead.

    Free services will link Hemel Hempstead and Tring with Aylesbury, Watford, Aldbury, Chesham, Chipperfield, Berkhamsted, The Gaddesdens, Dagnall, Dunstable and Studham.

    One of the scheduled services is Route 301: Aylesbury Station Station Way 0925, Tring Town Centre 0948, Berkhamsted Town Hall 1006.

    Programmes: £8.00 on the day or £7.50 post free in advance, or ordered online via the society's programmes page. www.amershammotorbussociety.co.uk

    The Amersham & District Motorbus Society, 68 Hitcham Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, SL6 0LZ to whom the picture belongs.

  • Document: Mar 24, 2017
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    Update on the issues and roadworks affecting Icknield Way in Tring

  • Watford Stadium Station
    Article: Mar 20, 2017

    In November 2015 - that's nearly 18 months ago - Transport for London (TfL) announced with a great fanfare that they had finally secured full funding for the Croxley Rail Link. They said that construction would start in 2016 and it would be completed by 2020. They claimed it would "create more than 6,500 jobs and boost the local economy by £2 billion".

  • Rickmansworth
    Article: Mar 20, 2017

    Welcome to this edition of 'Rickmansworth This Week e-news'.

    Have you seen the crocuses ? The Rotary Club and TRDC are working to plant 5000 crocus corms near Rickmansworth Library and in Berry Lane to support the international campaign to fund raise for the End Polio Now Campaign - www.rotarycrocus.com
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    9 Lives Furniture is a local charity that collects and sells quality 2nd hand furniture and household goods from their Rickmansworth showroom in Wharf Lane. There are spaces available on their free 10 week restoration course starting in April. These courses are mainly but not exclusively for those with learning disabilities or recovering from mental health problems - restoring furniture can be very therapeutic, helps self esteem, confidence and social skills. Contact Marie on 01923 718666 or marie@9livesfurniture.org.uk
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    Can You inspire and change the lives of local young people? Foster carers can provide a stable family support network for local children and young people when they cannot live with their own family. This is not something anyone can do - you need a spare room, loads of patience, tolerance and, most of all, a sense of humour. Every child is different so we need foster carers who are ready to embrace the challenge and success. If you can offer stability, and want to make a difference, please get in touch. There are generous allowances, round the clock access to advice and training. For more information call 0800 917 0925 or visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/fostering
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    Chiltern Open Air Museum - on 1st April all entry charges are to be waived.There is a special multicultural event including West Indian story telling, S.Bucks Jewish Community Watch, craft demonstration, traditional weaving, Iron Age cooking, basketry and thatching. Culture, Crafts and Communities. Back in 2012 I took this video https://youtu.be/rC7jZg4K-bo
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    Your vote matters, make sure you are registered - visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. You will need your Nat.Ins.number.……………………………………………………….
    Don't forget you can now dispose of your food waste in plastic bags,The process now removes the bags at the start, whether they are plastic or corn starch, so why not use bags you already have such as fruit, salad, bread or cereal bags BUT not plastic food pots, tubs or trays, they must not be placed in the food pod and black plastic sacks are not acceptable.……………………………………………………….
    There are two bi weekly newsletter from Link4Growth you might find interesting, one is community focused https://sites.google.com/view/swhertcommunitynews the other SW Herts businesses https://sites.google.com/view/swhertsbusinessnews
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  • Aldbury Ditch 2
    Article: Mar 19, 2017

    Aldbury near Tring is a pretty village set in a bowl of the Chiltern Hills. With Ashridge to the east, Ivinghoe Beacon to the north and Pitstone Hill to the west, drainage could always be a problem, though the porous chalk usually drains well. Down at the bottom of the village, of course, with clay and and silt outwash it is a different matter.

  • Document: Mar 18, 2017
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    Update on the Proposed Signals for Tringford Road Canal Bridge