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A602 November 2020 Newsletter

Works continue on the A602 between Watton-at-Stone and Tonwell. Please see attached newsletter for November 2020 which provides updates and key dates for this section of road.

Recycling Centres remain open during lockdown

Most Recycling Centres in Hertfordshire remain open for essential visits, however, Cole Green and Buntingford are closed. Following Government guidance, the on-site Reuse Centres are also closed for purchases. Donations of suitable items are still being accepted where space allows.   Social distancing on site remains in place for the safety of residents and staff. […]

20’s Plenty for Herts

20’s Plenty for Hertfordshire are Blowing the Whistle on Herts County Council’s Speed Management Consultation The setting of speed limits should be based on the needs and desires of people to live in and move around their communities safely. At the present time, Herts County Council (HCC) sets speed limits by reference to the existing […]

Compassionate Neighbours

St Clare Hospice is delivering new training to people who want to help prevent social isolation in their local community by becoming a compassionate neighbour. The Compassionate Neighbours project is working to support local people who are facing social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. Support is being given ‘virtually’ over the phone or by video […]

Royal Mail Launches Doorstep Parcel Collections Service

The Financial Times and the Independent have reported that Royal Mail postal workers are now collecting parcels from customers’ doorsteps for the first time through a new service called Parcel Collect The service will cost 72p on top of standard postage costs for every parcel, while pre-paid return items will cost 60p each. As well […]

HCC COVID-19 Weekly Stakeholder Bulletin

Welcome to this week’s edition of Hertfordshire County Council’s weekly stakeholder bulletin. This provides updates on the county council’s key priorities this week, as well as outlining preparations being made for the recovery of services.   Local Outbreak Plan Hertfordshire’s COVID-19 Local Outbreak Plan was published on 30/06. There is both a short summary aimed at […]

Stansted Airport update

London Stansted Airport, Future Airspace Programme Step 1B – Design Principles   Earlier this year, we wrote to update you on an important piece of work that London Stansted Airport was undertaking as part of the Government’s national programme to modernise the way UK airspace is managed.  As a reminder, we have been working to […]

Resignation of Cllr. E. Norman

We have to announce the resignation of Cllr Emma Norman but we will not be entirely losing her valuable input as she has offered to be an associate member of the Communications Group going forward. As the Government has put an embargo on elections until next May we will hold off advertising a casual vacancy […]

FINAL PHASE of A602 Improvement Works – Section B

Hertfordshire County Council is progressing with the final phase of the A602 Improvement Scheme, Section B between Watton-at-Stone and Tonwell with our contractor Interserve Construction Limited. Work is due to begin in mid-June with the site set-up, archaeological surveys and area fencing. The Section B works involves enlarging the roundabout at the junction of the […]

A602 CLOSURE of Sacombe Pound Road from 8-13 June

A602 Improvements Scheme – Section B: Watton-at-Stone to/from Tonwell – Notification of Sacombe Pound Road Closure – Monday 8 June to Saturday 13 June Good afternoon, Hertfordshire County Council is progressing with the final phase of the A602 Improvement Scheme, Section B between Watton-at-Stone and Tonwell and main work is expected to begin this summer by […]