Serving the people of Knebworth


Hertfordshire County Council's Admission Arrangements 2024/25

On 11th October 2022, County Council Cabinet proposed to retain Hertfordshire's existing admission arrangements, schemes of coordination and relevant areas for 2024/25 but, in line with decreased demand, agreed to consult on proposals to reduce the Published Admission Number at 5 community primary schools.

A link to the consultation proposals can be found The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 14:01 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Education

Local Walking and Cycling Improvement Plan Consultation

A new Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) for North Herts is proposed, which sets out ideas for creating safer pavements, footpaths, pedestrian crossings and cycle routes. This includes proposals for Knebworth.

The consultation is being held by Hertfordshire County Council (HCC), in partnership with North Herts Council, and will run from 26 September to 7 November.

Posted: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 16:25 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Consultation, Highways, Leisure, Planning

North Hertfordshire Local Plan – Receipt of the Inspector’s Report

North Herts Council received the Inspector's Final Report on the Examination of the North Hertfordshire Local Plan 2011 – 2031 on 8th September 2022.

The report sets out the Inspectors recommendation and the reasons for them. Receipt of the Inspector's Report completes the examination process. The Inspector's Report concludes that subject to a number of main modifications the North Hertfordshire... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:21 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Development, Planning

Family Fun Stay & Play -31 August

Herts Family Centre Service is running a Fun Session for 0-8 year olds during the summer holiday, which is accessible for all. An event is to be held at Knebworth recreation grounds on Wednesday 31 August 10.00-11.30 am.

Activities are aimed at under fives, but older children are welcome to attend with younger siblings.

All children must be accompanied by an adult

You need to register to access the Family... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 11:57 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Leisure

SADA drop in service

SADA Drop-in Service Thursdays fortnightly from 11am to 12.30pm

To provide support and advice to victims and survivors, and children living with domestic abuse SURVIVORS AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE

For more information, please call 01438 242666 and ask for our Community Safety Team or email

Posted: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 11:56 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: News

Police Surgery 23 July

The Rural Safer Neighbourhood team will be holding a police surgery/crime prevention event on St Martins Green on Saturday 23 July between 10.00 hrs -12.00hrs.

Please feel free to attend the surgery and discuss or raise any concerns you may have in the Knebworth area.

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 15:03 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Consultation

Fire, Knebworth Recreation Grounds

Fire, Knebworth Recreation Grounds

On Saturday 7th May 2022, the fire brigade was called out to a fire in Knebworth Recreation Grounds, which had been started between 8.00pm and 9.00pm in the timber adventure play area.

Although it was quickly put out, approximately a quarter of the equipment is beyond repair. The area is now closed until further notice because the integrity of the equipment has been compromised. It may take some time... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 10:07 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Leisure

Neighbourhood Plan is Made

The Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan referendum took place on Thursday 5th May 2022. Local elections were also held on the same day and there was a 49% turnout. The vote was 83.9% in favour of the plan being used by NHDC to determine planning applications for Knebworth.

The Parish Council would like to thank everyone who has supported the Neighbourhood Plan.

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 14:41 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Referendum

Application 25 Dwellings Adjacent to 52 London Road

Welwyn Hatfield District Council has received an outline planning application for 25 dwellings on the Knebworth/ Woolmer Green boundary.

Application Reference: 6/2022/0787/OUTLINE Proposed development at: Land adjacent to 52 London Road Knebworth Woolmer Green SG3 6JD.

Comments should be submitted by 8 May 2022

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:31 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Planning

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan

On 5th May alongside the District Council elections there is a referendum being held for our Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan. We would like you to vote YES for it. It's about additional rules for assessing planning applications, so we can have more of a say about the village we love.

It sets out our own community's vision for the future of the Parish and is five years' hard work by local volunteers. By... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 14:42 by Knebworth Parish Council

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

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