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Douglas Tilbe House, the Ludwick Family Centre and now Panshanger Community Centre.

Welwyn Hatfield Council has again demanded massive rent increases from a community facility serving the young and old alike in Panshanger. Facing financial oblivion, the centre has closed.

It’s clear that this Conservative Council is anti-community. It ignores the views of residents and works against facilities that our communities depend on.

They see the cost of everything but the value of nothing. What will the real price be when Welwyn Garden City has no community facilities left?

Whenever the Conservatives have attacked our community facilities in this way, Labour Councillors have stood up and voted against it.

Massive rent hikes for the services you pay for, Tax rises for residents, Pay rises for Conservative Councillors. It’s time to put an end to this reckless, short-sighted Conservative Council.

Vote Labour on 3rd May, for a Council that values our communities, and stops working against the things that they need.

 

Cllr Mike Larkins and Haldens Candidate Lucy Musk outside Panshanger Community Centre

 

Haldens Candidate Lucy Musk and Panshanger Candidate Zoe Pateman at Community meeting outside Panshanger Community Centre

Conservative rent hikes close community centre

Douglas Tilbe House, the Ludwick Family Centre and now Panshanger Community Centre. Welwyn Hatfield Council has again demanded massive rent increases from a community facility serving the young and old...

Meet Labour's Local Election team for the May Local Elections

There are a total of 18 seats up for election on Thursday 3rd May 2018. 

On 3rd May, it comes down to a simple choice. It’s a new council that listens and puts you first with Labour, or more of the same with the Tories.

Here are the Councillors, candidates and community campaigners standing up for you in your community.

 

Hatfield Central

Pankit Shah for Hatfield Central

Re-elect Councillor Pankit Shah - Hatfield Central

Click here for Pankit's Letter to residents

Click here for Pankit's Election Leaflet

Hatfield South West

Kieran Thorpe for Hatfield South West

Re-elect Councillor Kieran Thorpe - Hatfield South West

Click here for Kieran's Letter to residents

Click here for Kieran's Election Leaflet

Hollybush

Lynn Chesterman for Hollybush

Re-elect Councillor Lynn Chesterman - Hollybush

Click here for Lynn's Letter to residents

Click here for Lynn's Election Leaflet

Howlands

Max Holloway for Howlands

Re-elect Councillor Max Holloway - Howlands

Click here for Max's Letter to residents

Click here for Max's Election Leaflet

Peartree

Helen Beckett for Peartree

Re-elect Councillor Helen Beckett - Peartree

Click here for Helen's Letter to residents

Click here for Helen's Newsletter to residents (coming soon)

Click here for Helen's Election Leaflet

 

Haldens

Lucy Musk for Haldens

Elect Lucy Musk - Haldens

Click here for Lucy's Letter to residents

Click here for Lucy's Election Leaflet

 

Hatfield East

Cathy Watson for Hatfield East

Elect Cathy Watson - Hatfield East

Click here for Cathy's Letter to residents

Click here for Cathy's Election Leaflet

 

Panshanger

Zoe Pateman for Panshanger

Elect Zoe Pateman - Panshanger

Click here for Zoe's Election Leaflet

 

Sherrards

Jason Robinson for Sherrards

Elect Jason Robinson for Sherrards

Click here for Jason's Election Leaflet

 

Hatfield Villages

Margaret Eames-Petersen and Oliver Price for Hatfield Villages

Elect Margaret Eames-Petersen and Oliver Price for Hatfield Villages

Click here for Margaret and Oliver's take on the big issues in Hatfield Villages (coming soon)

Click here for Margaret and Oliver's Election Leaflet

 

Welwyn East

Rose Grewal for Welwyn East

Vote Rose Grewal - Welwyn East

Click here for Rose's Election Leaflet

 

Handside

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Elect Ian Merison - Handside

Click for Ian's Election Leaflet

 

Welham Green and Hatfield South

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Elect Linda Mendez and John Eames-Petersen - Welham Green and Hatfield South

Click here for Linda and John's election leaflet 

 

Brookmans Park and Little Heath

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Elect Graham Beevers - Brookmans Park and Little Heath

Click here for Graham's election leaflet

 

Northaw and Cuffley

Elect Sheila Barrett - Northaw and Cuffley

Click here for Sheila's election leaflet

 

Welwyn West

Elect Joshua Chigwangwa - Welwyn West

 

Meet the Team - Our Local Election Candidates

There are a total of 18 seats up for election on Thursday 3rd May 2018.  On 3rd May, it comes down to a simple choice. It’s a new council that...

 

With the by-election imminent in Handside, residents have the choice on Thursday 14th December on who to chose to represent them.

Why are we having an election so close to Christmas?

Good question. It's because the current Liberal Democrat candidate is standing down.

But wait, isn't there an election in May?

Yup. There is, and whoever you elect on Thursday 14th December will have to stand for re-election. It's a wasteful election that's costing us all money.

Meet Belinda

 

 

I currently work in mental health nationally and have previously worked for the County Council and Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. I’m active in our community and gearing up to run the London Marathon for Mind. I live here in Handside and, like you, I am proud to call it my home. However, I’m tired of watching the Lib Dems sit idly whilst the Tory council enact policies that cause harm to our community.


It’s outrageous that the Cabinet thinks they can cut our services while increasing their own pay. They ignore our concerns, taking your support for granted and it cannot continue. I promise to be the voice that Handside needs, holding the Conservatives to account, and to challenge them every step of the way.

Belinda's Pledges

 I will listen to you

On day one I will return the cancelled surgeries to Handside and make sure these work for you

I will fight for better services

And resist the unfair and damaging cuts to our public services

I will stand up for safer communities

By working with local services and PCSO’s to raise your issues and make our streets safe

I will be an independent voice

Unlike the Tories you can trust me to always vote in the interest of Handside not simply with the party line 

 

Belinda's Leaflets

(click to view the full leaflet)

 

 

The right choice for Handside

  With the by-election imminent in Handside, residents have the choice on Thursday 14th December on who to chose to represent them. Why are we having an election so close...

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