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Fire, Knebworth Recreation Grounds

Fire, Knebworth Recreation Grounds

On Saturday 7th May 2022, the fire brigade was called out to a fire in Knebworth Recreation Grounds, which had been started between 8.00pm and 9.00pm in the timber adventure play area.

Although it was quickly put out, approximately a quarter of the equipment is beyond repair. The area is now closed until further notice because the integrity of the equipment has been compromised. It may take some time... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:07 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Neighbourhood Plan is Made

The Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan referendum took place on Thursday 5th May 2022. Local elections were also held on the same day and there was a 49% turnout. The vote was 83.9% in favour of the plan being used by NHDC to determine planning applications for Knebworth.

The Parish Council would like to thank everyone who has supported the Neighbourhood Plan.

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 14:41 by Claire Graham

Tags: Referendum

Application 25 Dwellings Adjacent to 52 London Road

Welwyn Hatfield District Council has received an outline planning application for 25 dwellings on the Knebworth/ Woolmer Green boundary.

Application Reference: 6/2022/0787/OUTLINE Proposed development at: Land adjacent to 52 London Road Knebworth Woolmer Green SG3 6JD.

Comments should be submitted by 8 May 2022

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:31 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan

On 5th May alongside the District Council elections there is a referendum being held for our Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan. We would like you to vote YES for it. It's about additional rules for assessing planning applications, so we can have more of a say about the village we love.

It sets out our own community's vision for the future of the Parish and is five years' hard work by local volunteers. By... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 14:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Land West of Knebworth

Countryside Properties would like your views on its proposals for KB1 and KB2, which can be found here.

There site provides information on proposed layouts includes the location of a primary school, greenspace layout, urban design. A movement framework is shown for the sites and in addition off site proposals to roads such as Park Lane, Station Approach, Station Road, London Road and Lytton Fields.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 13:49 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

The Future of Green Space in Knebworth

The NHDC Local Plan proposes significant development for Knebworth, which will bring opportunities for more green space for the village.

To help shape the future of the natural environment in North Herts, such as our parks and green open spaces, please take a few minutes to complete a short online survey.

What do you value most in our parks and open space – being in nature and watching wildlife?... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Leisure

Covid- 19 Community Impact Survey

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact daily life across the county.

In response, Hertfordshire's Community Reassurance Cell, on behalf of the Local Resilience Forum, has launched a new survey to better understand the needs, challenges and aspirations of all Hertfordshire communities.

The online survey asks respondents a series of questions to collect views about the impact of coronavirus on their... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 15:47 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

Home Library Service

Hertfordshire Libraries provides the Home Library Service delivering books to some of the most vulnerable and isolated people in the county. Many of our customers regard the service as a "lifeline," and value the regular collections of books which are tailored to their interests and delivered to them in their own home by a friendly and familiar face. Approximately three hundred people now receive the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 10:48 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Hitchin Girls School Consultation

Hitchin Girls' School is consulting on the proposed admissions arrangements for the school year 2023/24 and is seeking responses from parents.

The proposed changes are:

  1. To amend the criteria for Rules 5 and 6 (children who live in the priority area)
  2. To amend the definition and explanation for home address, where two applications are received for the same child

The change to Rules 5 and 6 is a result of... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 15:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Education

Herts Essex Rapid Transport Scheme

A public engagement exercise is to be launched to seek initial views on our vision for a sustainable transport network across Hertfordshire and connecting into west Essex.

An integrated passenger transport network is central to our ambition to improve the quality of life for everyone in Hertfordshire and beyond. The Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) represents one of the biggest... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 10:46 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Transport

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