Cllr John Harrington, Cabinet Member Infrastructure & Transport, has just published the new Herefordshire Alliance Council’s decision on the Western Bypass and the Southern Link Road.Read More
The best chance of stopping the bypass is to get a new County Council -one that cares about our environment, health and economy. Failure to act now will result in us fighting the Bypass for years to come. We have identified 36 people in 36 wards who are against the bypass and who will work for sustainable transport throughout the county. The new Herefordshire Alliance gives us even more hope that this plan will work.Read More
Last week we brought you the fantastic news that Herefordshire Council had made a unanimous Declaration of a Climate Emergency. However, when everyone left the meeting, they decided to build an Eastern Bypass as well. And yesterday, to add insult to injury, they agreed to give Balfour Beatty another £3,500, 000 to continue work on the Western Bypass! In the meantime, there is no plan to increase buses….Read More
But do our local councillors actually know what that means?
A climate emergency has been declared by the council unanimously with an amendment that all of the councillors must go on a course to learn about climate change. Ironically, this amendment was proposed by Cllr Price who is determined to build the bypass. At the beginning he proclaimed that he is still determined. Will he change his mind when the facts and consequences of this plan is made absolutely clear to himRead More