Astonbury Wood has been put up for sale by Hertfordshire County Council. Aston Parish Council have launched an e-petition on the Herts County Council website asking the County Council to sell the woodland only to a person or organisation that clearly demonstrates that their ownership will:
- Maximise the social and environmental benefit to the local community; encouraging greater recreational involvement... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:54 by Claire Graham
London Luton Airport arrival routes airspace change consultation
The public consultation covers the proposed changes to LLA's arrival routes. There are now only a few weeks left of this consultation for people to have their say on proposed changes. The public consultation ends on 5th February, so there is still time to submit a response and help shape the outcome.
In response to the restrictions in... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:32 by Claire Graham
Hertfordshire Waste Local Plan
Draft Plan Consultation – 11 January 2021 to 19 March 2021
Hertfordshire County Council is preparing a new Waste Local Plan (the Plan) which will replace the current adopted Waste Core Strategy and Development Management Policies Development Plan Document (DPD) (November 2012), the Waste Site Allocations DPD (July 2014) and the Employment Land Areas of Search Supplementary... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:14 by Claire Graham
Essential work is to be undertaken to replace the lighting columns, cables and signs between junctions 6 and 8 on the A1(M) in both directions.
The work will be completed over 12 weeks from Monday 25 January to Friday 16 April working between the hours of 10pm and 5am on weeknights only.
Closures and diversions
Where possible lane closures will be used to complete this work, however to carry out our... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:10 by Claire Graham
There are a number of planned works in November which will affect the centre of the village.
29 October – 4 November Station Approach New gas supply to new flats - Traffic lights
4 November Station Road Works to improve broadband 5-7 November
5-7 November Stevenage Road Electrical connection to the old surgery - Traffic lights
9-13 November Station Approach New gas supply to pub flat - Traffic lights... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:27 by Claire Graham
A1(M) junctions 7 to 9
Essential maintenance work between junctions 7 and 9 of A1(M) will include resurfacing and the renewal of road markings and studs, new signs and safety barrier.
The work will takefour weeks from Monday 9 November to Friday 4 December, working between the hours of 8pm to 6am, subject to weather conditions.
A1(M) junctions 8 and 9 northbound from Monday 9 November... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:39 by Claire Graham
This has certainly been in the headlines recently, and HCC, and the Council's Money Advice Unit, is committed to playing it's part in making sure children don't go hungry.
It is vitally important that children get free school meals during term-time. As getting universal credit or other low-income benefits is one of the key ways to be eligible, the MAU has now got three major additions to its web-pages... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:28 by Claire Graham
London Luton Airport has launched a public consultation, and this will run until 5th February 2021. The formal consultation website can be accessed here.
Further information can be found within LLA's Virtual Exhibition, which can be accessed through a web browser or a mobile device. In the virtual exhibition there are videos, banners, downloadable materials and a postcode look up tool. Individuals can... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:26 by Claire Graham
Sadly, because of social distancing and other Covid-19 restrictions, this year it will not be possible for the British Legion Remembrance Day Service to be held as usual at the War Memorial in Old Knebworth. However, the British Legion has suggested that those who wish to lay wreaths on behalf of their local organisations or groups should do so at some time during the day (Sunday, 8th November).
If... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:56 by Claire Graham
Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to undertake an study focused on resilience to flooding (a letter of appointment from the Environment Agency can be seen here: https://rpaltd.co.uk/uploads/page_files/rpa-confirmation-letter-final.pdf) .
As part of the study it has developed a short survey to collect information on behaviours and opinions on Property Flood... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:52 by Claire Graham