Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

Clerk: Claire Graham
9 Oakfields Road, Knebworth
SG3 6NS

Tel: 01438 813795

Latest News

HCC Waste Local Plan Initial Consultation

Herts County Council is consulting on the way forward for waste planning in the county. There are two documents:

- Waste Core Strategy and Development Management Policies
- Waste Site Allocations

The consultation runs until 30 March 2018

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:46 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Services, Environment

Changes to Brown Bin Service

NHDC will introduce changes to the brown bin service during May 2018. If you wish NHDC to collect your garden waste you will have to pay £40 for 2018/19 or £35 if you pay before 31 March 2018. Food waste will still be collected, but in new food caddies which will be issued during April.

Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

Consultation: Prescribing of over-the-counter items in primary care

Just before Christmas, NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) launched a national consultation on reducing the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health conditions. The aim is develop guidelines that CCGs can use in their individual areas where they don't already have a policy in place.

If patients were encouraged to buy simple medicines from a pharmacy or... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:23 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation

A1 Resurfacing

There are planned roadworks on the A1.

The A1 northbound between junction 7-8 will be closed for resurfacing work from 1 February for five nights, excluding the weekend.

The A1 southbound will be closed from the Biggleswade South roundabout to junction 10 for resurfacing from 29 January for three nights.

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 17:16 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Chas Lowe Site

Location: 146-156 and land to the rear of 142 and 144, London Road, Knebworth

Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 47 assisted living extra care (Class C2) apartments for the frail elderly, including communal facilities and car parking along with 3 ground floor commercial units (Use A1 or A2) fronting London Road (as amplified by plans and information received on 16 August, 19 September... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:39 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Inspiring Libraries Consultation

Inspiring Libraries: The Next Phase 2018-2021

Hertfordshire County Council launched its 'Inspiring Libraries' Strategy in 2014, following an extensive public consultation, which attracted more than 15,000 responses.

'Inspiring Libraries' aimed to set a vision and direction for the service over the next 10 years, based on three main themes:

·The library as a vibrant community asset – shaped... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:57 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Leisure

Swangleys Lane Closure

Swangleys Lane will be closed for two days while work is undertaken on the gas main.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Carols for Christmas

Knebworth Community Chorus will be singing Carols for Christmas on Saturday 9 December in the village hall starting at 7.00pm. Tickets are available from Village News or chorus members.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:04 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Annual Craft Fair

Stepping Stone Preschool will be holding its annual craft fair on Sunday 3 December at the Village Hall 11.00-15.00

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure

Schools Admission Consultation 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council's Admission Arrangements 2019/20

Hertfordshire County Council seeks feedback on proposals to amend the 2019/20 admission arrangements for community/voluntary controlled primary, junior and middle schools, and to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) at Watton-at-Stone Primary School. The proposals are outlined below:

1.To amend the wording and definition of 'Rule 5... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:20 by Claire Graham

Tags: Education

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