Peter Lilley MP for Hitchin and Harpenden joined Highbury residents – Cllr Sarah Wren and Malcolm Bracken – in welcoming news that they had secured the restoration of the No 80 bus service linking the Ninesprings area of Hitchin to Stevenage.
Cllr Sarah Wren said, “I am delighted that Cllr Derrick Ashley has responded to local residents? concerns so positively.?
Malcolm Bracken added that “This will be particularly important for local residents who need to visit the Lister Hospital. Of course we would have preferred the service to cover peak times as well but this is very welcome indeed.?
Peter Lilley said “I congratulate all the local residents who, via Sarah and Malcolm, have lobbied me, and more importantly, the County Council to renew this service. It shows that when people have a strong, well reasoned case they can be effective in making those in power listen to their demands.?