Radlett’s EU referendum vote in context

It was, let’s face it, a surprise. As late as the close of polling on Thursday bookmakers were still offering 7/1 on Brexit (that’s a 12.5% probability). The opinion polls weren’t too far off for this vote but still gave Remain a small lead. Our polling district, Hertsmere, voted Leave by a margin of 1.6%… Continue reading Radlett’s EU referendum vote in context

EU Referendum – Hertsmere has voted

Leave wins in Hertsmere, by a margin of about 0.9%. And against the backdrop, as I write this at 3.40 a.m., of a bigger vote for Leave than expected. In our Radlett opinion poll, which closed just before the polls opened on Thursday morning, Remain was ahead by about 1.5%. Turnout for the referendum in… Continue reading EU Referendum – Hertsmere has voted

The Radlett Wire EU referendum poll – the results are in

Our EU referendum opinion poll closed early this morning. You voted – narrowly – in favour of Remain. Now it’s time for the real thing. During the ten days the poll was live, things moved around a lot, though, and both sides had a majority at one point or another. With a sample of 361,… Continue reading The Radlett Wire EU referendum poll – the results are in

How will Radlett vote in the EU referendum?

UPDATE: we closed the poll early this morning, before voting in the referendum began. A total of 361 votes were received. The final results are in the poll box below. It doesn’t matter where you stand on EU membership – everyone is agreed that this may well be the most important vote that any of… Continue reading How will Radlett vote in the EU referendum?

Everything you need to know about Gefiltefest

Gefiltestfest is seven years old. The quirky festival of Jewish food returns to JW3 in Finchley Road on 26 June. I spoke to the festival’s Lisa Helpern for the low-down. 1. What’s the origin of the festival? Who’s idea was it? It was founded by publisher Michael Leventhal as a charity to explore Jewish heritage… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Gefiltefest