Archive for Month: May 2016

  • Silt extraction from Verulamium Park lake

    **UPDATE since original post on 31st May – Environment portfolio holder explains the plan for the lake to the City Neighbourhoods Committee on Wednesday 8th June: click here watch the recording, start at 4 mins and 15 seconds in. ** If you’ve poked a stick into Verulamium Park lake recently you’ll know just how much…

  • Should the Government subsidise veggies?

    Fresh from watching an edition of¬†Countryfile devoted to veggies*, my mind is turning over the problem of the price of carrots and to a lesser, extent Jersey Royals. One farmer talked about the new national minimum wage meaning he’d have an unsustainable business in four years time and that the most viable option would be…

  • If the bin’s full…

    …who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! No, the park ranger! The park ranger’s mobile number is now on the bins for park users to call if/when they see a bin needs emptying. I started stickering last Sunday morning and just have a few to complete at the Waffle House end of the park.   The back…

  • Verulamium Park Playground

    When I stood for election last May I told residents I wanted to take action on litter, verge destruction, fly-tipping and to help drive a refresh of Verulamium Park playground. Today I’m really pleased that you can¬†have your say on the playground via a survey officers have just put live on the Council website. What…