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
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
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
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:
- To amend the criteria for Rules 5 and 6 (children who live in the priority area)
- 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
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
The Parish Council recently commissioned a survey of trees on its land. The report shows that the trees are generally in a good condition, however one beech tree in the recreation grounds has been infected by a fungus that damages the tree roots. The arboriculturist has recommended that the tree be felled for safety reasons due to its proximity to play area and footpaths.
Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 09:28 by Claire Graham
The annual Remembrance Service parade, due to take place on Sunday 14 November at 12.30pm, has been cancelled due to the lack of policeman available to provide a safe road closure.
Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 09:26 by Claire Graham
Highways England is pleased to announce the start of its third round of route strategies, following the launch in June. You can read more about its approach in our publication of 'Vision for Route Strategies – Planning for the future of our roads'
It is keen to undertake a thorough review of how the strategic road network is currently performing and to understand the needs of our strategic partners,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:55 by Claire Graham
There will be a public meeting on Wednesday 6 October at 8.00pm to look at the outline planning application for 230 dwellings on the site known as Swangleys Green. This site is currently in Green Belt and forms part of site KB4 identified for development in the emerging NHDC Local Plan.
It is the Planning Inspector's intention to publish his final report on the Plan in early Autumn.
The planning application... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 09:44 by Claire Graham
The garden waste subscription period starts again from the 1st October 2021. NHDC has been contacting residents via email (for those with valid email addresses) and by post, for those without email to remind them to sign up again should they wish to continue with the service.
Subscriptions can be made by visiting the council webpage www.north-herts.gov.uk/home/waste-and-recycling/garden-waste-collection-service... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 09:31 by Claire Graham