Knebworth Parish Council

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New Planning Application for Odyssey Health Club

19/01244/FP | Redevelopment of the site to provide 86 dwellings (12 x 2 bedroom houses, 12 x 3 bedroom houses, 18 x 4 bedroom houses, 25 x one bedroom apartments, and 19 x 2 bedroom apartments), associated landscaping, car-parking, the provision of a large new public open space and the creation of a new vehicular access off the B197 Stevenage Road following demolition of the former indoor bowling building... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Environment, Transport, Highways

Woolmer Green PC Meeting - Call for sites

Woolmer Green Parish Council held a meeting on 4 June 2019 to highlight the potential development sites being considered by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. If approved it could result in a further 200+ homes in the area. Comments on the sites must be sent to WHBC by 5pm on 18 June 2019.

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

Message from Govia Thameslink Railway: passenger benefit fund

"We are delighted to announce the launch of the engagement process of GTR's £15 million Passenger Benefit Fund which aims to provide tangible improvements for passengers on the network. The fund was established following the disruption experienced by passengers during the implementation of the May 2018 timetable.

The Secretary of State nominated Bim Afolami, Henry Smith and Heidi Allen, as MPs... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Transport

Public Meeting WHBC Call for Sites 4 June

Woolmer Green Parish Council is to hold a Public meeting to discuss the WHBC consultation on the 140 new sites for development in the district. There are three sites identified for Woolmer Green which could accommodate another 200 dwellings.

The meeting is to be held on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 7.30pm in Woolmer Green Village Hall.

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 12:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Village Survey: The Station Pub

The Parish Council would like to receive residents' views on whether it should borrow funds to purchase the Station Pub as a Public House and Village Asset.

You can complete an online survey or print a survey form and return it to a post box at the Village Hall, Village News, Village Stores (Stockens Green) and Lucas May Florist (London Road).

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 23:19 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Newsletter

WHBC Promoted Housing Sites Consultation

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council carried out a Call for Sites in January and February 2019. Over 140 sites were promoted for housing, employment, mixed use or other forms of development. An additional four sites are being promoted in Woolmer Green.

WHBC is inviting comments on the sites promoted through the Call for Sites 2019. Consultation is taking place over a six week period, commencing on Tuesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 11:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Consultation

Luton Airport Noise Relaxation Application

On the 17th April London Luton Airport Operations Limited (LLAOL) submitted a new planning application (reference 19/00428) to relax the day and night noise contour restriction imposed on their 2015 planning consent.

https://planning.luton.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=PP63GQKGIK000&fbclid=IwAR1lj9ToCSHf96h2JVuWmCmVpFI3_rdhmfw9Rmy9yiuEjERmZNuaPMqZKZI... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Station Pub

The Station, Public House constructed in 1883 is a prominent landmark in the centre of Knebworth. This establishment closed in February 2017 and became subject to a planning application to split the site in two, converting the garden area into residential properties.

The Parish Council believes that having a public house at The Station in the village centre is an asset to our local community. We have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 08:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Leisure, Parish meeting

Annual Parish Meeting 1 May

Knebworth Parish Council invites all members of the Parish to its Annual Parish Meeting at 8.00pm in Knebworth Village Hall when Parish Councillors will give reports on the year's work.

Doors open at 7.30pm and refreshments will be served.

Posted: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:46 by Claire Graham

Tags: Parish meeting

Rural Funding Digest - March

This includes:
Funding for Community Led Homes
Stronger Towns Fund
Heritage Impact Fund
Bright Ideas Fund for new Community Businesses
Dunhill Medical Trust Grants for Older people

Click Here for the March Rural Funding Digest

Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:55 by Claire Graham

Tags: Funding

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