Welcome to the Watford Observer's 2014 election coverage. Here you will find all the news leading up to polling day on May 22.
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Hertsmere Borough Council: better bus routes, improved parking and the introduction of solar panels on council buildings pledged by politicians
4:40pm Thursday 15th May 2014
Three Rivers District Council: Free sandbags, more grammar schools and better bus services promised by candidates
4:20pm Thursday 15th May 2014
1:40pm Thursday 15th May 2014
Phil Cox: manifesto promises to cap council officials’ pay, roll back parking restrictions and introduce office of Common Sense
4:50pm Friday 9th May 2014
Jagtar Singh Dhindsa: free bulky collections, more dog bins and a crackdown on vacant flats in manifesto
4:30pm Friday 9th May 2014
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4:10pm Thursday 1st May 2014
Watford Borough Council: UKIP and Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts party beef up presence
2:50pm Thursday 1st May 2014
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11:50am Monday 28th April 2014
Your Say Your Watford
She is entitled to run for Parliament but not trouser a fat salary from the taxpayer for doing a different job. She has made her choice; she should stand down as mayor immediately so we can elect someone totally committed to doing the job full time. − MJ1Elected Mayor Thornhill said she was willing to do both jobs if elected to Parliament in May
As long as the residents are made aware of the potential noise in advance and perhaps given some sort of compensation eg vouchers to spend at Tesco or Sainsbury's. I wouldn't have a problem. Just as long as it is held during the day. These events have to be held somewhere. − QUINNPTPoliticians voice concerns over noise from 'Party by the Pond'