SIR – A month ago I received through my letter-box a free newspaper entitled Hertfordshire News. It is labelled spring 2009 and closer inspection revealed it to be the local Lib Dem propaganda sheet. If they believe in themselves – as I assume they do –
SIR - A month ago I received through my letter-box a free "newspaper" entitled Hertfordshire News. It is labelled spring 2009 and closer inspection revealed it to be the local Lib Dem propaganda sheet.
If they believe in themselves - as I assume they do - why does not the masthead include an orange banner proclaiming who they are? Are they shrinking violets?
A certain gentleman - whose name escapes me - is repeatedly referred to as "Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate". Until an election is called he can only be a prospective candidate. Perhaps this is what they mean by referring to him elsewhere as PPC.
The small print states "Published and promoted on behalf of the Liberal Democrats all at 9 Hatfield Road, AL1 3RR".
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I knew they were few in number, but not so few they could all fit in one building!
In contrast, a half page advertisement in your paper this week for UKIP promotes their prospective parliamentary candidate, John Stocker. It gives a St Albans address, but clearly all of UKIP do not reside there.
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- 2 University student digs World War One trench in St Albans garden for film project close to his heart
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- 4 Knife found in churchyard by litter pickers
- 5 What are the district's best pub gardens to visit from April 12?
- 6 Harpenden and Radlett rail passengers able to use barcode readers at stations
- 7 Elderly care charity set to close due to pandemic pressures
- 8 More records and impressive runs for St Albans Striders
- 9 Teen suicide prevention charity appoints first ambassador
I know where my vote will be cast.
Cumberland Drive, Redbourn