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NHDC Local Plan

NHDC cabinet ratified its Local Plan on 26 September. It is due to go out for a six week consultation pre submission on 19 October.

Sites allocated to Knebworth include the two previous sites, Gyspy Lane and Deards End Lane, plus a third site which runs from the rear of Haygarth to Oakfields Road. The minimum number of dwellings associated with Knebworth is 663 with a recommendation for a primary school... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:53 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Transport Vision 2050: Public Consultation

New Local Transport Plan for Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire County Council is pleased to be able to present the latest stage in the development of its Transport Vision 2050 project, which will be used to shape the long term development of Hertfordshire's transport system over the next 35 years. As part of the overall Transport Vision 2050 project, we are now consulting on new content of our Local Transport... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:43 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport

Train Timetable Consultation

The consultation launched on Thursday 15 September and closes at 17:00 on Thursday 8 December 2016.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has launched an extensive consultation which sets out proposed changes to the timetable which will be operated by GTR in 2018 following completion of the Thameslink Programme.

When the programme completes in 2018, it will transform north-south travel through London; journeys... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:57 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport

Power Cut Help Line - 105

Today is the launch of the new national power cut phone line – 105.

The number, which is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales, will enable people to report or get information about power cuts as well as report damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put themselves, or someone else, in danger. 105 is funded and delivered by the electricity network... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Stevenage Borough Council Local Plan

Stevenage Borough Council's Local Plan 2011-2031 was submitted to the Secretary of State on 21 July 2016.The submission documents are as follows:

  • Stevenage Borough Local Plan
  • Sustainability Appraisal
  • Policies Map (including a separate inset map)
  • Regulation 22 Consultation Statement

Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 16:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

WHBC Local Plan

The Local Plan for Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is out for consultation until 24 October 2016. Development is proposed for 150 dwellings in Woolmer Green to be develiered in the next ten years. A drop in event to view the plan is scheduled for Wednesday 14 Spetember between 3.30pm to 7.30pm at the Welwyn Civic Centre.

Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:49 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Forestry Work, New Wood

Planned forestry management works within New Wood, Old Knebworth, between Slip Lane and Dowagers Lane will commence at the end of the month. The work will take a few weeks and parking on Dowagers Lane may be restricted. The public rights of way will be available throughout the work, although temporary signage may be used to ensure public safety.

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:36 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Temporary Closing of Gun Lane

hertfordshire county council

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Gun Lane, Knebworth) order 2016

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Gun Lane, Knebworth from its junction with Hornbeam Spring south westwards, south eastwards and southwards to its... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:35 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Local Plan News

District Councillor Hemingway writes

NHDC Draft Local Plan

Update on Process: Last month I highlighted the extraordinary meeting of the Council to endorse the proposed emerging (or draft) Local Plan. It was the only topic on the agenda and the meeting heard public participation from a number of groups, almost exclusively speaking against the proposals. The council heard a presentation from the Executive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:18 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Village News application to sell alcohol

Knebworth Village Store Ltd of 5 Station Road has submitted an application for a new premises licence as follows:

the supply of alcohol for off premises 0530 to 2200 hours Monday to Sunday. Full detail of the application can be inspected on the NHDC website, or the Council Offices. Other persons or responsible authorities can make written representations to Licensing Unit, NHDC, Gernon Road, Letchworth... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:55 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

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