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Power Cut Help Line - 105

Today is the launch of the new national power cut phone line – 105.

The number, which is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales, will enable people to report or get information about power cuts as well as report damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put themselves, or someone else, in danger. 105 is funded and delivered by the electricity network... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

Stevenage Borough Council Local Plan

Stevenage Borough Council's Local Plan 2011-2031 was submitted to the Secretary of State on 21 July 2016.The submission documents are as follows:

  • Stevenage Borough Local Plan
  • Sustainability Appraisal
  • Policies Map (including a separate inset map)
  • Regulation 22 Consultation Statement

Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 16:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

WHBC Local Plan

The Local Plan for Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is out for consultation until 24 October 2016. Development is proposed for 150 dwellings in Woolmer Green to be develiered in the next ten years. A drop in event to view the plan is scheduled for Wednesday 14 Spetember between 3.30pm to 7.30pm at the Welwyn Civic Centre.

Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:49 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Forestry Work, New Wood

Planned forestry management works within New Wood, Old Knebworth, between Slip Lane and Dowagers Lane will commence at the end of the month. The work will take a few weeks and parking on Dowagers Lane may be restricted. The public rights of way will be available throughout the work, although temporary signage may be used to ensure public safety.

Posted: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:36 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Temporary Closing of Gun Lane

hertfordshire county council

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Gun Lane, Knebworth) order 2016

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Gun Lane, Knebworth from its junction with Hornbeam Spring south westwards, south eastwards and southwards to its... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:35 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Local Plan News

District Councillor Hemingway writes

NHDC Draft Local Plan

Update on Process: Last month I highlighted the extraordinary meeting of the Council to endorse the proposed emerging (or draft) Local Plan. It was the only topic on the agenda and the meeting heard public participation from a number of groups, almost exclusively speaking against the proposals. The council heard a presentation from the Executive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:18 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Village News application to sell alcohol

Knebworth Village Store Ltd of 5 Station Road has submitted an application for a new premises licence as follows:

the supply of alcohol for off premises 0530 to 2200 hours Monday to Sunday. Full detail of the application can be inspected on the NHDC website, or the Council Offices. Other persons or responsible authorities can make written representations to Licensing Unit, NHDC, Gernon Road, Letchworth... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:55 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

Management of Norton Green Common

The Parish Council would like to hear your views on future management of Norton Green Common. Information can be found under the Community section of the Parish Council website.

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:54 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Environment

Locality Budget

Funding available for community groups and charities

Local community groups and charities could get a funding boost from their local county councillor thanks to Hertfordshire County Council's locality budget scheme.

Each of Hertfordshire's 77 county councillors has been given a fund of £5,000 to spend on worthwhile projects in their area.

Teresa Heritage, Cabinet Member for Localism, said: "The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Funding

Temporary Closing of Gun Lane, 8 August

Temporary Closing of Gun Lane, Knebworth order 2016

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intend to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of Gun Lane, Knebworth from its junction with Hornbeam Spring south westwards, south eastwards and southwards to its junction with Sayer Way (the Road), a distance... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

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