Knebworth Parish Council

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Parish Council Election

Nominations papers to stand as a parish councillor for Knebworth must be submitted by 4pm on Friday 6 April 2018.

Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Council Offices, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City.

More information on standing as a parish councillor can be found here.

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Councillors

Junction 6-8 A1(M) Night Closures

Emergency works are occurring due to recent inclement weather resulting in a rapid deterioration of the road surface.

Working hours for all of the below works are 8pm until 6am, weather permitting.

A1(M) Southbound between Junctions 8 and 7

A full southbound road closure between Junctions 8 and 7 starts Thursday 22 March, lasting one night.

Diversion: Leave the A1(M) at Junction 8 heading towards Stevenage,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:44 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

School Admission Arrangements 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council's admission arrangements for 2019/20 were determined at Cabinet on 19 February 2018. The arrangements are now published on our website at the following link:

Hertfordshire County Council's school admission arrangements for 2019/20

The admission arrangements for own admitting authority schools are also available on our website at the following link:

Academy, Voluntary Aided... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:40 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Housing Needs Survey

Volunteers are currently delivering the Knebworth Housing Needs Survey to every home. If you have missed it, see the attached. This information is vital to assist in policy making for the Neighbourhood Plan. Please take five minutes to complete and return by 31 March 2018.

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:33 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

A1(M) Smart Motorway Running

Highways England plans to start work on the A1(M) Junction 6-8 Smart motorway running before March 2020. More details on this and current road works can be found using the link.

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:50 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Road, Transport

Health Walk

Come and join in the fun with a free walk and talk through the park in Knebworth at 10.30am on Tuesday 13th February. First time walkers particularly welcome.

We are a very sociable group and usually do 3 different walks of 15-35 minutes, with breaks if wanted. The shortest walk is ideal for anyone who wants to start exercising, maybe as part of recovery and is on a path with level ground. The longest... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:57 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

HCC Waste Local Plan Initial Consultation

Herts County Council is consulting on the way forward for waste planning in the county. There are two documents:

- Waste Core Strategy and Development Management Policies
- Waste Site Allocations

The consultation runs until 30 March 2018

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:46 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Environment, Services

Changes to Brown Bin Service

NHDC will introduce changes to the brown bin service during May 2018. If you wish NHDC to collect your garden waste you will have to pay £40 for 2018/19 or £35 if you pay before 31 March 2018. Food waste will still be collected, but in new food caddies which will be issued during April.

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

Consultation: Prescribing of over-the-counter items in primary care

Just before Christmas, NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) launched a national consultation on reducing the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health conditions. The aim is develop guidelines that CCGs can use in their individual areas where they don't already have a policy in place.

If patients were encouraged to buy simple medicines from a pharmacy or... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:23 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

A1 Resurfacing

There are planned roadworks on the A1.

The A1 northbound between junction 7-8 will be closed for resurfacing work from 1 February for five nights, excluding the weekend.

The A1 southbound will be closed from the Biggleswade South roundabout to junction 10 for resurfacing from 29 January for three nights.

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:16 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

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