Knebworth Parish Council

Serving the people of Knebworth

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

Tel: 01438 813795

Tags: Environment

Air Pollution Alerts for Hertfordshire residents

Hertfordshire County Council, in partnership with nine district and borough councils and two Bedfordshire local authorities, has launched a new Air Pollution Alert Service for residents.

Herts & Beds Air Pollution Alert System is free to sign up to and provides a text or email alert straight to your mobile phone when levels of air pollution in your area increase to a moderate level or above.

It... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:27 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

A1(M) junction 6 to junction 8 smart motorway

Highways England is currently developing the preliminary design for a smart motorway between A1(M) junctions 6 and 8.

This scheme will be "All Lane Running". This means that the hard shoulder will be converted into a permanent running lane for drivers to help reduce congestion. There will also be variable speed limits to smooth traffic flow. The new scheme will mean drivers will benefit from a three-lane... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:42 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Transport, Planning

Vounteer Day, Norton Green Common

There will be a volunteer day at Norton Green Common on Thursday 7th February from 10am to about 4pm. The task will be led by the Countryside Management Service and will involve clearing scrub on the edge of the grassland to help maintain this valuable habitat. You should wear outdoor clothes and be prepared to work in any weather conditions. Hot drinks and biscuits will be provided, but please bring... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:23 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

Winter Self Help Scheme

Herts County Council is running the Winter Self Help Scheme to help people grit the public highway in their area. The Parish Council is once again supporting the scheme and has obtained free salt to distribute to residents. Bags of salt and a snow shovel will be available for collection from the village hall on Saturday 10 November between 9.30 and 10.30am. If you wish to participate in the scheme,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:05 by Claire Graham

Tags: Road, Environment

WHBC Green Belt Study

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has submitted the Green Belt Study Stage 3 (Document EX88), prepared by consultants LUC, which can be viewed in the here.

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Planning, Environment

Flood Risk Strategy Consultation

Herts County Council is consulting on its Flood Risk Management Strategy until 10 August 2018. It has produced an online map of Flood Risk Management map which can be found here.

If you have a flood to report guidance on who to contact can be found here

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:14 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, Environment

Road Closure, Deards End Lane

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Deards End Lane, 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 Deards End Lane, Knebworth from its junction with B197 Stevenage Road south westwards to its junction with Stobarts Close ("the Road"),... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:10 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Transport

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

Village Litter PIck

The annual village litter picks starts at 9.30am on Sunday 3 June from Knebworth Village Hall. Please come along and help clean up the village. Equipment will be provided on the day. All welcome.

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 09:30 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment

Closure of Station Approach for Vegetation Removal

the hertfordshire (Temporary Closing of Station 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 Station Road, Knebworth from its junction with Station Approach north eastwards to its junction with Pondcroft Road ("the Road"), a distance... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 May 2018 07:55 by Claire Graham

Tags: Environment, Transport