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Tags: Environment

FARMERS AND WALKERS URGED TO WORK TOGETHER


Walkers and farmers must work together to avoid damage to crops and wildlife habitats; so use a pair of wellies and stick to the footpaths, says rural body

Crops are being damaged nationwide as a result of walkers not keeping to public footpaths, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has said.

With the nation still in lockdown, many people are finding solace in taking a walk in the countryside;... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Leisure, 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: https://rpaltd.co.uk/uploads/page_files/rpa-confirmation-letter-final.pdf) .

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

Station Pub

The Station, Public House constructed in 1883 is a prominent landmark in the centre of Knebworth. This establishment closed in February 2017 and became subject to a planning application to split the site in two, converting the garden area into residential properties.

The Parish Council believes that having a public house at The Station in the village centre is an asset to our local community. We have... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 08:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Leisure, Parish meeting

Road Closure, Gun Road

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Gun Road, Knebworth) order 2018

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends 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 Road, Knebworth from its junction with Pondcroft Road north westwards for a distance of approximately 120 metres ("the Road").

An alternative... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:03 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Transport

Drainage Work Gipsy Lane & Orchard Way

Drainage work on Gipsy Lane and Orchard Way has been delayed and will now start on Monday 27 November which could last for several weeks.

Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:11 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Road, Services

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

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

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