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Station Public House

You may be aware that the Station Pub was 'closed for refurbishment' yesterday and much of the equipment has already been removed from the pub.

The Council has been made aware that a document was lodged with the Land Registry on 7 February for the sale of the Station Pub by Green King to Market Homes of Borehamwood. Market Homes buys sites without planning permission and seeks to redevelop for housing.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure, Planning

Station Public House

The Station Public House has been put up for sale by its owner, Greene King, and is currently under offer. It is unclear at the moment if it will be sold as a going concern or sold for development, but many residents have expressed support in retaining the pub as a community asset.

The Parish Council has submitted an application to register the Station Public House as an Asset of Community Value, which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:28 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Development, Leisure

Neighbourhood Plan Survey

Knebworth Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee has issued its first questionnaire to collect your ideas about what is important in the village, what you like about the village and what issues there are. Please take five minutes to complete the form.

Posted: Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:22 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

UK Power Network Priority Services Register

UK Power Networks delivers the electricity to homes and businesses across London the East and South East of England, including Knebworth and Codicote, and it's our job to make sure that the lights stay on.

Since 2010 we have reduced the frequency of power cuts by 42%, however we recognise that while power cuts are less frequent, when they do still occur they can be very worrying, especially to older... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:53 by Claire Graham

Tags: Services

Hitchin Boys' Admissions Arrangements

Hertfordshire County Council is planning an expansion of Hitchin Boys School from September 2018. The school is consulting on the proposed admissions arrangements for 2018-2019 and the changes are designed to help accommodate the expected significant increase in local demand whilst ensuring that the school continues to serve the town of Hitchin and the surrounding villages.

The main proposal is to amend... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Education

HCC Launches Rail Petition

Hertfordshire County Council launches petition to stop rail company axing vital link

Hertfordshire County Council has launched a petition to Government against plans by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) to scrap train services between Watton-at-Stone and Stevenage for up to six years.

GTR is currently consulting on proposed changes to its timetable which include the scrapping of train services between Watton-at-Stone... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:35 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Transport

North Herts Local Plan

There are now nine days left to register your comments on the North Herts Local Plan 2011-2031. The Plan has not been adopted so your views are important and do count.

Issues relating to Knebworth can be found on Local Plan leaflet 3.

You can submit your response online.

Alternatively email your response to
localplans@north-herts.gov.uk

or write to
Strategic Planning and Projects Group, North Herts District... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:51 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Planning

Pond Clearance

The annual pond clearance will take place in the Recreation Grounds on Sunday 4 December starting at 9.30am. All welcome.

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Redevelopment of the Library Site

Revised plans have been submitted for redevelopment of the library site. The development now contains a library, a surgery and pharmacy with a total of 24 parking spaces at the rear of the building. The three flats have been removed and the building is now two storeys with a flat roof. Further details can be found under planning or on the NHDC website.

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:32 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Govia Timetable Consultation

The Parish Council believes that this consultation will set the pattern of services for a generation, and Knebworth should not have a degradation in its train service over this period. We ask that GTR factors in the current usage and proposed growth of Knebworth into to its scheduling revisions for further consultation, both from a journey time and capacity perspective.

Knebworth is the fastest growing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:00 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Transport

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