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by Darcy Sarto
Fri 20 Oct, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: North & East Herts Waste Consultation Survey
Replies: 10
Views: 1155

Re: North & East Herts Waste Consultation Survey

Some consistency in what is collected with what and when would be more "encouraging" than giving me two more bins to accommodate and keep clean (even if they are to be collected weekly). I want to recycle but my I am frustrated by the lack of a consistent process across local authorities a...
by Darcy Sarto
Fri 20 Oct, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Community
Topic: North & East Herts Waste Consultation Survey
Replies: 10
Views: 1155

Re: North & East Herts Waste Consultation Survey

http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/east-herts-councillors-vote-down-backward-step-garden-waste-charge/story-30532849-detail/story.html Some good news but..... “Weekly food waste collection” implies we will no longer be putting food waste in the brown bin (ref: home grown apples story). Are we to ...
by Darcy Sarto
Sat 30 Sep, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Bircherley Green Redevelopment 2016
Replies: 67
Views: 16338

Re: Bircherley Green Redevelopment 2016

What is a Car Club - some sort of parking space share scheme - or don’t we ever talk about Car Club?
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 31 Aug, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Restaurants
Topic: Best Indian Restaurant
Replies: 8
Views: 964

Re: Best Indian Restaurant

Would agree with the comments so far ref Ginger. Haven't been to Shahenshah for ages as previously disappointed but things can change. Tikka Cottage was similarly on our "off" list but recently appeared on Just Eat so tried it last weekend and had an excellent tasty (if a little sweet) exp...
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 31 Aug, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: "Hertford & Ware" Mercury
Replies: 56
Views: 9046

Re: "Hertford & Ware" Mercury

As I have just told HM via their fb page regarding the "post apocalyptic litter" article and their inept response to criticism of it: "Hertfordshire Mercury your reply to your readership's concern over this sensationalist, negative (Daily Fail style) reporting acutely demonstrates you...
by Darcy Sarto
Sun 27 Aug, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: New Wine Shop
Replies: 24
Views: 7496

Re: New Wine Shop

Thanks for the offer but I can get a reasonable supply at French prices and, as you say, it's the duty that makes it uneconomical to import commercially. It's nice but not nice enough to pay that much..... :D
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 10 Aug, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: New Wine Shop
Replies: 24
Views: 7496

Re: New Wine Shop

Hardly - it's like a cheap version of port. Available in French supermarkets for less than the cost of many a bottle of wine. I suppose duty make its import impractical as it becomes just as expensive as its supposedly superior Portuguese rival.....
by Darcy Sarto
Tue 08 Aug, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: New Wine Shop
Replies: 24
Views: 7496

Re: New Wine Shop

Do you/will you stock Banyuls? Can't get it here other than stupidly expensively on tinterweb.
by Darcy Sarto
Tue 25 Jul, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Hertfordshire Mercury job losses?
Replies: 8
Views: 3244

Re: Hertfordshire Mercury job losses?

Sad to watch the decline of a once reasonably upright organ of the press...

Is this a national thing or are there successful/sustainable local papers elsewhere? If so why can't someone start one here (not volunteering - just sayin')?
by Darcy Sarto
Tue 25 Jul, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Deli Italia
Replies: 9
Views: 4249

Re: Deli Italia

I think it it is safe to assume this one is now demised (and I never got try it). I suspect also that the Braughing Sausages advertised in the window for the past months are now off?

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