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A1(M) junction 6 to 8 lighting

Essential work is to be undertaken to replace the lighting columns, cables and signs between junctions 6 and 8 on the A1(M) in both directions.

The work will be completed over 12 weeks from Monday 25 January to Friday 16 April working between the hours of 10pm and 5am on weeknights only.

Closures and diversions

Where possible lane closures will be used to complete this work, however to carry out our... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 15:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Highways, Transport

Village roadworks

There are a number of planned works in November which will affect the centre of the village.

29 October – 4 November Station Approach New gas supply to new flats - Traffic lights

4 November Station Road Works to improve broadband 5-7 November

5-7 November Stevenage Road Electrical connection to the old surgery - Traffic lights

9-13 November Station Approach New gas supply to pub flat - Traffic lights... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:27 by Claire Graham

Tags: Highways

Roadworks A1(M) junctions 7 to 9

A1(M) junctions 7 to 9

Essential maintenance work between junctions 7 and 9 of A1(M) will include resurfacing and the renewal of road markings and studs, new signs and safety barrier.

The work will takefour weeks from Monday 9 November to Friday 4 December, working between the hours of 8pm to 6am, subject to weather conditions.

Diversion routes

A1(M) junctions 8 and 9 northbound from Monday 9 November... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Highways

Food poverty

This has certainly been in the headlines recently, and HCC, and the Council's Money Advice Unit, is committed to playing it's part in making sure children don't go hungry.

It is vitally important that children get free school meals during term-time. As getting universal credit or other low-income benefits is one of the key ways to be eligible, the MAU has now got three major additions to its web-pages... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:28 by Claire Graham

Tags: News

London Luton Airport arrival routes airspace change consultation

London Luton Airport has launched a public consultation, and this will run until 5th February 2021. The formal consultation website can be accessed here.

Further information can be found within LLA's Virtual Exhibition, which can be accessed through a web browser or a mobile device. In the virtual exhibition there are videos, banners, downloadable materials and a postcode look up tool. Individuals can... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:26 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

Remembrance Day Service

Sadly, because of social distancing and other Covid-19 restrictions, this year it will not be possible for the British Legion Remembrance Day Service to be held as usual at the War Memorial in Old Knebworth. However, the British Legion has suggested that those who wish to lay wreaths on behalf of their local organisations or groups should do so at some time during the day (Sunday, 8th November).

If... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:56 by Claire Graham

Tags: News

Property Flood Resilience Survey

Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to undertake an study focused on resilience to flooding (a letter of appointment from the Environment Agency can be seen here: .

As part of the study it has developed a short survey to collect information on behaviours and opinions on Property Flood... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:52 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Environment

NHDC Local Plan Hearings - Postponed

The Planning Inspector has postponed the additional hearings scheduled to start today.

Among the first issues for scrutiny is the objective assessment of housing need ('the OAN') and the supply of land for housing. However a motion has been put forward by NHDC Councillors for a discussion to be held on the OAN, at an extraordinary meeting of the District Council, and the Inspector has asked NHDC to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:13 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Sand Yard Development

NHDC has granted planning permission to build a retail unit with four flats and three parking spaces on the Chas Lowe Sand Yard. A traffic management plan must be submitted prior to work commencing. The decision notice can be viewed here.

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:07 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Sand Yard Development

Planning application 20/01526/FP has been submitted for the sand yard to provide a retail unit, plus two two- bed flats, two one-bed flats and 3 car parking spaces.

The retail unit is for class A3, A4 or A5 use.

Class A3 is use for the sale of food or drink for consumption on the premises or of hot food for consumption off the premises.

Class A4 is use as a public house, wine-bar or other drinking establishment... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:08 by Claire Graham

Tags: News, Planning

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