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Consultation on Swangley's Green, Land south of Watton Road

You are invited to particpate in a public consultation on the proposed development of Swangley's Green, which is the land south of Watton Road identified as KB4 in the NHDC Local Plan.

The consultation period lasts three weeks and ends on 2 August 2021. You can view the consultation here.

Posted: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 11:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Maps Around the Village

You may have come across a map on a post at various locations around the village. These relate to Landowner Deposits identifying rights of way. The documents are lodged with Herts County Council and can be found on the HCC website here under Knebworth.

Posted: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 17:17 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Have Your Say on the High Street Restrictions

Local residents and businesses are being asked for their views on the COVID-19 safety measures that were put in place in local High Streets during the pandemic.

Barriers were introduced on the High Street to create wider paths in April 2020 and were removed on 20 May 2021.

The engagement will be hosted on the HCC website page High Street Recovery webpage and will run between Monday 24 May and Sunday... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 13:52 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Highways

NHDC Local Plan- Further Consultation

North Hertfordshire Local Plan 2011 – 2031 – Consultation on the Further Proposed Main Modifications and Additional Work produced by the Council

Wednesday 12th May to Thursday 24th June 2021

Following the recent Local Plan Examination hearing sessions in 2020 and 2021, the Inspector has issued a schedule of Further Proposed Main Modifications to the emerging Local Plan. The further proposed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 12:31 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Consultation on proposed submission Neighbourhood Plan – Regulation 16

Knebworth Parish Council submitted their neighbourhood plan to North Hertfordshire District Council on 14 March 2021.

Consultation will take place between Wednesday 21 April to Wednesday 9 June 2021.

The plan sets out a vision for the parish and planning policies which will be used to determine planning applications within the parish.

Have your say

You can view and respond to the Knebworth Neighbourhood... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 06:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Help With the Census

Need help completing the census?

Hertfordshire's Census Engagement Managers' online sessions to help complete the census.

Despite census day having passed, there is still plenty of time to complete it: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKONS/bulletins/2c8d5b1.

DATES TIMES

Thursday 25th March 6pm - 7pm

Friday 26th March 10am - 11am

Monday 29th March 11am - 12pm

Tuesday 30th March 2pm - 3pm

Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:44 by Claire Graham

Tags: Services

KNEBWORTH PARISH COUNCIL PLANNING UPDATE

The North Hertfordshire District Council Local Plan proposes changing our Green Belt boundary. It allocates 731 new homes around an expanded Knebworth village. Knebworth Parish Council can't change the allocation of these sites, but it can influence their use.

So, we wrote our own Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan as our community vision for the future. It aims to ensure that our community can influence... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 00:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Luton Airport Planning Application Deadline 19 February

The operator of London Luton Airport has submitted a planning application (reference 21/00031/VARCON) seeking consent to:

  • increase the capacity of the airport from 18 million passengers per year (mppa) to 19 mppa,
  • amend the day and night noise contours ,

Luton Airport was given planning permission to double its passenger numbers from 9 to 18M over a 15 year period in 2013. After only six years the airport... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 11:06 by Claire Graham

Tags: Development, Planning, Transport

Community, Hardship & Heating Grants Available

Community Grants – Funding for local charities, schools, community groups and voluntary organisations. Closing date for next round of applications is 31st March 2021.

Hardship Grants – Support for individuals and families in crisis. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Heating Grants – To help individuals and families keep warm during the cold winter months. Applications... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 10:43 by Claire Graham

Tags: News

Rapid testing now available in Hertfordshire

Rapid testing for anyone without coronavirus symptoms is now available across Hertfordshire.

Key and essential workers who cannot work from home during the current government restrictions are especially encouraged to book a rapid test every few days to help us ensure that essential services are as safe as possible.

Around one in three people with coronavirus do not show symptoms, which means they could... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Services

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