Farm Terrace Allotments: a timeline of events leading up to the judicial review

Farm Terrace Allotments: a timeline of events leading up to the judicial review

Farm Terrace Allotments: a timeline of events leading up to the judicial review

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If you've read comments from Mayor Dorothy Thornhill and the Farm Terrace Allotment holders about the Watford Health Campus and are wondering how it ended up with a judicial review at the High Court, then this timeline should help fill in all the blanks.

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6:19pm Thu 24 Jul 14

Veritas says...

Dotty has brough Watford Council into disrepute with all her
lies, Watford is getting more crammed with pokey flats, you only have to
look at the town centre, and new flats on Upton Rd.

Dodgy developers love this Council,

Go anywhere on the high Street and she is loathed, ask anyone in the Market.

Yet we still have this Questionable Mare in charge of our town?
Dotty has brough Watford Council into disrepute with all her lies, Watford is getting more crammed with pokey flats, you only have to look at the town centre, and new flats on Upton Rd. Dodgy developers love this Council, Go anywhere on the high Street and she is loathed, ask anyone in the Market. Yet we still have this Questionable Mare in charge of our town? Veritas
  • Score: 10

6:59pm Thu 24 Jul 14

ancientandageing says...

Yes RESIGN

Seriously lossing at judical review will be bad enough but the judgement could be really damning of the council here in which case Dotty should go
Yes RESIGN Seriously lossing at judical review will be bad enough but the judgement could be really damning of the council here in which case Dotty should go ancientandageing
  • Score: 9

9:57pm Thu 24 Jul 14

POVIEW says...

Thank goodness for people like Veritas and ancient and aged.
Thank goodness for all my colleagues in the FTCA. WHAT A TEAM !
We refuse to be dictated to by a dictatorial council who refuse to listen to their constituents. I told Dot face to face that we would never agree on this . The allotment holders were told in 2008 that we were safe and they would not be back for any more land. They lied. Times change, Dot does not. She still thinks she can do no wrong. Is the High Street and the Pond
Right?
JUDGEMENT DAY TOMORROW. VERY BEST OF LUCK FTCA.
Thank goodness for people like Veritas and ancient and aged. Thank goodness for all my colleagues in the FTCA. WHAT A TEAM ! We refuse to be dictated to by a dictatorial council who refuse to listen to their constituents. I told Dot face to face that we would never agree on this . The allotment holders were told in 2008 that we were safe and they would not be back for any more land. They lied. Times change, Dot does not. She still thinks she can do no wrong. Is the High Street and the Pond Right? JUDGEMENT DAY TOMORROW. VERY BEST OF LUCK FTCA. POVIEW
  • Score: 5

1:56am Fri 25 Jul 14

Veritas says...

there is such a great story to put out to the Watford electorate about
this dodgy Fib Council, just a shame the opposing voices are so silent.

We want to know how Ian Mather managed to get redundancy and a Nice Pension, from Watford Council, when so many colleagues were transferred across to Veolia on reduced terms.
To make matters worse the Police came to arrest him at Town Hall,that would have been a great Head line, but strangely he was arrested
outside building?

Scum gets done for Child ****, yet walks away with a Pension? He should have been sacked on the spot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Wonder who sanctioned that?
there is such a great story to put out to the Watford electorate about this dodgy Fib Council, just a shame the opposing voices are so silent. We want to know how Ian Mather managed to get redundancy and a Nice Pension, from Watford Council, when so many colleagues were transferred across to Veolia on reduced terms. To make matters worse the Police came to arrest him at Town Hall,that would have been a great Head line, but strangely he was arrested outside building? Scum gets done for Child ****, yet walks away with a Pension? He should have been sacked on the spot!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wonder who sanctioned that? Veritas
  • Score: 3

10:29am Fri 25 Jul 14

Mike Watford says...

Veritas you are putting 2 and 2 together and coming up with 5. Ian Mather was working for Veolia when he was made redundant by them, as part of their normal business activities - so nothing to do with the council.

(Also council staff TUPE'd across to Veolia on same terms, not reduced)
Veritas you are putting 2 and 2 together and coming up with 5. Ian Mather was working for Veolia when he was made redundant by them, as part of their normal business activities - so nothing to do with the council. (Also council staff TUPE'd across to Veolia on same terms, not reduced) Mike Watford
  • Score: 2

11:19am Fri 25 Jul 14

LocalBoy1 says...

An excellent presentation from the WO, I had know idea the allotments were so old. However, the people verses power and money!. I wish the allotment holders the very best of luck but power and money usually win!
An excellent presentation from the WO, I had know idea the allotments were so old. However, the people verses power and money!. I wish the allotment holders the very best of luck but power and money usually win! LocalBoy1
  • Score: -2

12:05am Sat 26 Jul 14

Veritas says...

Hmmm, Seem to have struck a raw nerve? These sort of People
allegedly hang around together!!!!!! A friend of yours???

Just the short of Shady person, you want running around parks and
allotments??????????
???? How many years was he employed by the
Council?

to quote
" He was working in a government-type position and was offered redundancy in December last year."

Why, when arrested in June 13, given redundancy in DEC13!!

Really normal business activity?

We were surprised you or Dotty not in Court today? Shame we could not get you in front of the Judge.

Got a lot to answer for, Blathering little Bully!!
Hmmm, Seem to have struck a raw nerve? These sort of People allegedly hang around together!!!!!! A friend of yours??? Just the short of Shady person, you want running around parks and allotments?????????? ???? How many years was he employed by the Council? to quote " He was working in a government-type position and was offered redundancy in December last year." Why, when arrested in June 13, given redundancy in DEC13!! Really normal business activity? We were surprised you or Dotty not in Court today? Shame we could not get you in front of the Judge. Got a lot to answer for, Blathering little Bully!! Veritas
  • Score: 0

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