SIR - Four what and why on earth moments in last week s Herts Advertiser (June 18). What was the busy chief executive of St Albans Arts doing spending important paid time disputing a penalty charge notice given to a contractor for parking in a loading b
SIR - Four 'what and why on earth' moments in last week's Herts Advertiser (June 18).
What was the busy chief executive of St Albans Arts doing spending important paid time disputing a penalty charge notice given to a contractor for parking in a loading bay five months ago (letters)? And telling us about his public-spirited altruism! Unless it was effectively a press release promoting the St Albans Festival.
Why does the unfortunate bike-crash victim chairman of Harpenden Youth Council live in Wheathampstead (report page three)?
What doesn't Pete Roberts understand about the campaigning responsibilities of a local newspaper (letters)?
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The wooden footbridge at the mill in Wheathampstead is a notorious well-known trip hazard which the statutory bodies have failed to repair and make safe, despite repeated requests.
A photo and feature article and - hey presto - someone's going to pop round to sort it out.
- 1 Battle of St Albans appears on new Wars of the Roses stamp
- 2 University student digs World War One trench in St Albans garden for film project close to his heart
- 3 Parish council reveals £250K financial scandal over 11 years
- 4 What are the district's best pub gardens to visit from April 12?
- 5 Knife found in churchyard by litter pickers
- 6 Harpenden and Radlett rail passengers able to use barcode readers at stations
- 7 More records and impressive runs for St Albans Striders
- 8 NHS hired conman on £320,000 five months after he was unmasked
- 9 Budding Beaumont School playwright Oliver wins scriptwriting competition
- 10 Teen suicide prevention charity appoints first ambassador
And why was a wheelchair-confined resident of a retirement home living on the first floor (web edition, June 19)?
In the event of a fire, lifts are automatically disabled. And why in a recently-built development did the unfortunate lady have to rely on a battery-operated alarm? And where was the resident warden?