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NHDC Local Plan

NHDC is to hold an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council on Wednesday 20 July 2016 at North Hertfordshire Leisure Centre, Baldock Road, Letchworth Garden City starting at 7.30pm to discuss the emerging Local Plan.

The agenda and documents can be found on the NHDC website.

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:47 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Redevelopment of Hamilton Billiards & Games Co

The outline planning application to redevelop the Hamiliton and builders yard sites adjacent to the Station to a residential development of 12 dwellings compromising of 9 x two bed flats; conversion of existing building at rear of site to provide 13 car parking spaces at ground floor with 1 x bed flat over and 2 x two bed semi-detached cottages following demolition of existing buildings will not be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:15 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Surgery

The planning application to redevelop the library site to accommodate a Library, Doctors Surgery, Retail Pharmacy and 3no residential will be discussed at the full Parish Council meeting to be held on Wednesday 13 July at 8.00pm.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:13 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Summer spruce-up for Hertfordshire’s Highways

This summer Herts County Council is spending millions to ensure Hertfordshire highways are not just well maintained, but look good as well.

As well as our usual activities on maintaining Hertfordshire's 3,000 miles of roads, we are investing some extra money to be put into a programme which includes:

Cleaning up to 84,000 road signs
Clearing 22km of ditches
Trimming 152km of hedges... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:44 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Bollards, Watton Road

Herts Highways has replaced the traffic calming bollards on Watton Road.

Posted: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:46 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

New Surgery

A full planning application has been submitted to redevelop the library site.

16/01369/1 | Erection of Library, Doctors Surgery, Retail Pharmacy and 3no residential units following demolition of existing Library.

Full details can be found on the NHDC website, comments are required by 13 July. Plans can also be found in the library and on Parish Council noticeboards. It will be discussed by the Parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:23 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Parking

District Councillor Julian Cunningham will be attending the Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 13 July to discuss District Council parking policy. The meeting is open to the public.

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:37 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road

Village Litter Pick

The annual village litter pick takes place this weekend. Meet at the village hall at 9.30am to collect your equipment. Everyone is welcome.

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:34 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

Neighbourhood Plan

An exploratory meeting to discuss the production of a Neighbourhood Plan for Knebworth is to be held on Tuesday 28 June in the Village Hall at 8.00pm. Anyone interested in volunteering to work on the plan is welcome.

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:49 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning

Caterpillar Pest in Oak Trees

Southern Hertfordshire is being alerted to look out for and report caterpillars of the Oak Processionary Moth (OPM), which could damage oak trees.

The caterpillars feed on oak leaves, and in large numbers can severely defoliate trees and leave them vulnerable to other pests, diseases and drought.

Their tiny hairs also contain a protein which can cause itchy skin rashes and, less frequently, eye and throat... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:47 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

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