Serving the people of Knebworth


NHDC Election

At the local council elections held on Thursday 4 May 2016 ,Stephen Deakin-Davies was elected as District Councillor for Knebworth. He replaces Alan Bardett who has stepped down after 14 years of office.

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2016 11:17 by Claire Graham

Tags: Councillors

Flood Re

Flood Re is the national scheme designed to help provide better access to affordable home insurance for those in high flood-risk areas across the UK. It represents a long-term, sustainable approach to providing home insurance for those at flood risk.

You will find attached an information leaflet which describes how Flood Re will work for customers. There is also a video available to watch at: Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2016 11:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Services

Hertfordshire’s Festival of Walking

To end the Hertfordshire Year of Walking over thirty walks have been organised in May. A booklet of all the walks can be downloaded from the HCC website

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:47 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Odyssey Redevelopment Revised Plans

Odyssey Health Club has submitted a revised planning application to build 70 Dwellings on the site with a new access onto the B197.

16/00813/1 | Residential redevelopment of the site to provide 70 dwellings (14 x 2 bedroom houses; 19 x 3 bedroom houses and 9 x 4 bedroom houses; 16 x one bedroom apartments; 12 x 2 bedroom apartments), associated landscaping, car parking and the creation of a new vehicular... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

District Council Elections

The nominations for election on 5 May 2016 as a District Councillor for the Knebworth Ward are:

Deakin Davies, Stephen Conservative Party
Smith, Ed Labour Party
Taylor, Claire Green Party
Wilson, Charlie Liberal Democrats

Posted: Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:41 by Claire Graham

Tags: Councillors

Road Works

The following sections of roads will each be closed and the temporary waiting restrictions will be in place for up to 5 days during the period 18 April 2016 and 18 October 2016, when signs are in place. Alternative signed routes will be provided for traffic whilst the road closures are in place.

1. that length of Old Knebworth Lane, Knebworth/Stevenage from its junction with Park Lane north eastwards... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:51 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Flooding Broom Grove

Residents of Broom Grove will be pleased to hear that Herts County Council has programmed to investigate/ design remedial works to address the flooding in the area in 2016/17. Currently the water drains into a number of soakaways which have over time become less efficient and unable to cope with the heavy rainfall experienced in recent years. It is thought that the Integrated Works Programme may incorporate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Three Houses Lane Solar Farm Public Inquiry

An inspector, instructed by the Secreary of State will attend at Hitchin Town Hall, Brand Street, Hitchin on 7 June 2016 at 10.00am to hold a local inquiry into an application for planning permission by Lightsource SPV for installation and operation of a solar farm and associated infrastructure on land south of Three House Lane, Codicote. It is estimated that the inquiry will last six days.

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 15:41 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

HCC Health Quiz

How Are You?

Hertfordshire County Council is encouraging residents across Hertfordshire to go online and take a quiz to find out how healthy they are, as part of a new Public Health England campaign to help people get healthier and happier.

The One You 'How Are You' quiz is designed to help residents find out the simple changes they need to make to improve their health. Everyone who takes the quiz will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:12 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Traffic Calming Watton Road

Ringway has identified the problem with Watton Road Traffic Calming as a CAT2 issue and an order has been raised to replace the bollards on the islands. The works are scheduled for the 16/17 financial year, however a date has not been programmed yet.

Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

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