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SADA drop in service

SADA Drop-in Service Thursdays fortnightly from 11am to 12.30pm

To provide support and advice to victims and survivors, and children living with domestic abuse SURVIVORS AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE

For more information, please call 01438 242666 and ask for our Community Safety Team or email

Posted: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 11:56 by Claire Graham

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Remembrance Service Cancelled

The annual Remembrance Service parade, due to take place on Sunday 14 November at 12.30pm, has been cancelled due to the lack of policeman available to provide a safe road closure.

Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 09:26 by Claire Graham

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National Highways’ Route Strategies Launch of Online Feedback Tool

Highways England is pleased to announce the start of its third round of route strategies, following the launch in June. You can read more about its approach in our publication of 'Vision for Route Strategies – Planning for the future of our roads'

It is keen to undertake a thorough review of how the strategic road network is currently performing and to understand the needs of our strategic partners,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:55 by Claire Graham

Tags: Consultation, News, Road

Public Meeting - Swangleys Green

There will be a public meeting on Wednesday 6 October at 8.00pm to look at the outline planning application for 230 dwellings on the site known as Swangleys Green. This site is currently in Green Belt and forms part of site KB4 identified for development in the emerging NHDC Local Plan.

It is the Planning Inspector's intention to publish his final report on the Plan in early Autumn.

The planning application... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 09:44 by Claire Graham

Tags: News, Planning

Knebworth Festival AGM

The Parish Council is helping revive the Knebworth Festival and an AGM is to be held on Monday 6 September at 8.00pm in Knebworth Village Hall. All are welcome.

The objects of Knebworth Festival are:

1) to organise and run the annual Knebworth Festival for the benefits of the residents of Knebworth and surrounding areas.

2) to create a greater awareness of community activities within the village of Knebworth... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 16:40 by Claire Graham

Tags: Leisure, News

Community, Hardship & Heating Grants Available

Community Grants – Funding for local charities, schools, community groups and voluntary organisations. Closing date for next round of applications is 31st March 2021.

Hardship Grants – Support for individuals and families in crisis. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Heating Grants – To help individuals and families keep warm during the cold winter months. Applications... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 10:43 by Claire Graham

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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

Astonbury Woods For Sale - HCC Petition

Astonbury Wood has been put up for sale by Hertfordshire County Council. Aston Parish Council have launched an e-petition on the Herts County Council website asking the County Council to sell the woodland only to a person or organisation that clearly demonstrates that their ownership will:

  1. Maximise the social and environmental benefit to the local community; encouraging greater recreational involvement... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:54 by Claire Graham

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Food poverty

This has certainly been in the headlines recently, and HCC, and the Council's Money Advice Unit, is committed to playing it's part in making sure children don't go hungry.

It is vitally important that children get free school meals during term-time. As getting universal credit or other low-income benefits is one of the key ways to be eligible, the MAU has now got three major additions to its web-pages... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:28 by Claire Graham

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Remembrance Day Service

Sadly, because of social distancing and other Covid-19 restrictions, this year it will not be possible for the British Legion Remembrance Day Service to be held as usual at the War Memorial in Old Knebworth. However, the British Legion has suggested that those who wish to lay wreaths on behalf of their local organisations or groups should do so at some time during the day (Sunday, 8th November).

If... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:56 by Claire Graham

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