Oliver's Column for My News - May 2019

It was a pleasure to attend this year’s My Local Heroes awards at the Grove Hotel in Watford, organised as readers will know by MyNews magazine.

Oliver's Column for My News - April 2019

It is the time of year again when families across our area are finding out which schools their children will be going to in September. I know from experience with my own how stressful school allocations can be because we all want to give our children the very best start in life.

Oliver's Column for My News - February 2019

I was appalled by the anti-Semitic graffiti that was recently drawn near the united synagogue in Shenley. Acts like this are utterly unacceptable and remind us why we must show zero tolerance towards religious discrimination and demonisation.

Oliver's Column in My News - December 2018

As readers will already know, the Borough Council are currently in the process of updating Hertsmere’s Local Plan, the document that will shape development in our area for the next few decades.

Oliver's Column for My News - November 2018

I know how angry people are over the unauthorised traveller incursions our community has faced this year. I saw the consequences first hand when I visited the areas affected with the Leader of the Council, Morris Bright.