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Inspiring Libraries Consultation

Inspiring Libraries: The Next Phase 2018-2021

Hertfordshire County Council launched its 'Inspiring Libraries' Strategy in 2014, following an extensive public consultation, which attracted more than 15,000 responses.

'Inspiring Libraries' aimed to set a vision and direction for the service over the next 10 years, based on three main themes:

·The library as a vibrant community asset – shaped... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:57 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Leisure

Swangleys Lane Closure

Swangleys Lane will be closed for two days while work is undertaken on the gas main.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Carols for Christmas

Knebworth Community Chorus will be singing Carols for Christmas on Saturday 9 December in the village hall starting at 7.00pm. Tickets are available from Village News or chorus members.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:04 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Annual Craft Fair

Stepping Stone Preschool will be holding its annual craft fair on Sunday 3 December at the Village Hall 11.00-15.00

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Schools Admission Consultation 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council's Admission Arrangements 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council seeks feedback on proposals to amend the 2019/20 admission arrangements for community/voluntary controlled primary, junior and middle schools, and to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Watton-at-Stone Primary School. The proposals are outlined below:

1.To amend the wording and definition of 'Rule 5... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Drainage Work Gipsy Lane & Orchard Way

Drainage work on Gipsy Lane and Orchard Way has been delayed and will now start on Monday 27 November which could last for several weeks.

Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:11 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Road, Services

Road Closures

Planned Road closures from Wednesday 08th November 2017 to Sunday 19th November 2017

Approximate hours 20:00 to 06:00 Nights

Wednesday 08th November 2017 Nights.
1.A1 S/B closed at Junction 9 to 8. White Lining.
2.M1/A421 Junction 13, various closures around the junction. White lining

Thursday 09th November 2017 Nights.
1.A1 N/B closed at Junction 8 to 9. White Lining.
2.M1/A421 Junction 13, various closures... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road, Transport

Junction 6-8 A1(M) Night Closures

There will be night working on the A1(M) over the next couple of months, from Junctions 6 - 8 on essential maintenance work on behalf of Highways England :

ALL closures will be from Monday - Friday 9 pm - 6 am with signed diversions, and no works or closures at weekends and from 22 December 2017 - 2 January 2018

A1 (M) Junctions 8 - 9
from 6th - 17th November 2017 (Southbound carriageway first then Northbound)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:25 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Revised Plans - Station Pub

Market Homes has submitted revised plans for the Station Pub, Knebworth planning application ref 17/01622/1. Plans can be found on the NHDC website and a hard copy can be found in Knebworth Library.

The application now proposes a block of nine two bedroomed flats and conversion of the storage unit to a one bedroomed dwelling. The first floor of the pub becomes an independent four bedroomed flat. NHDC... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:54 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning



Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation (BLCF) is a local grant giving charity that manage a number of funds, including 2 from London Luton Airport:

  • London Luton Airport Ltd-Near Neighbours which includes Knebworth
  • London Luton Airport Operations Ltd.

Applications up to £10,000 (Near Neighbours fund) and up to £7,500 (Operations Ltd) can be considered.

The next deadline for applications... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:41 by Claire Graham

Tags: Funding

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