Archive for Month: May 2018

  • Councillor surgery this morning

    Councillor surgery this morning in Croxley Green Library. I’ll be happy to see you here.

  • New Council: new responsibilities

    The first full Council meeting after the recent election took place on 22 May, and I find myself with new responsibilities. I am now on the “Leisure, Environment and Community” committee; one the new super-committees devised for this year, and remain on the Policy and Resources Committee, where the heavy decision-making is done. It is…

  • Leisure is hard work

    I have been poring over the service plans and papers of ‘Leisure Environment and Community’, one of the new ‘super-committees’ of the council. It does its best to make the eyes glaze over, but it covers a great deal of what the council does, and I hope to see some serious improvements over the next…

  • Canal Festival 2018

    What a glorious day for it! Attending the Canal Festival at the climax of Ricky Week may be a stern civic duty; to cheer on the boats, to lounge on the field and to chat to the stall-holders, while guiding the children around their favourite rides eating ice-cream. The canal bank and the Aquadrome were…

  • Out scrub bashing on Croxley Common Moor

    A healthy morning out on Croxley Common Moor today, ‘scrub-bashing’ with the Friends of Croxley Common Moor. The moor is a beautiful place for Croxley to have, but it is not static. The landscape has been shaped by the hand of man, and without management, it would lose the variety of wildlife it has beneath…