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
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
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:
- 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
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
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
Planning application 20/01526/FP has been submitted for the sand yard to provide a retail unit, plus two two- bed flats, two one-bed flats and 3 car parking spaces.
The retail unit is for class A3, A4 or A5 use.
Class A3 is use for the sale of food or drink for consumption on the premises or of hot food for consumption off the premises.
Class A4 is use as a public house, wine-bar or other drinking establishment... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:08 by Claire Graham
Hertfordshire County Council, in partnership with Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group and East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, is expanding its weight management and lifestyle support service for families across Hertfordshire.
Beezee Bodies, an organisation that helps local communities adopt sustainable healthy habits, will continue to deliver the service.
Councillor Tim... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 12:08 by Claire Graham