General Notices

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Government Roadmap Announced

This afternoon the Prime Minister made a statement to the House of Commons setting out the below roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in England: Step one – from 8 March • All schools to open • Stay at home order remains in place • People can meet one other person outside for recreation • Funerals […]

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Datchworth Parish Council objects to latest planning application by Luton Airport

Datchworth Parish Council have written to Luton Borough Council to object to Luton Airports’ latest planning application with the following letter: Application: 21/00031/VARCON Luton Airport, Luton Variation of Conditions 8, 10, 22, 24, and 28 to Planning Permission 15/00950 to accommodate 19 million passengers per annum and to amend day and night noise contours. Datchworth […]

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Changes to East Herts Council Garden Waste Collections

From 1 April 2021, East Herts District Council will be changing their brown bin service to a chargeable garden waste only collection service. Residents will be receiving an information leaflet though the door over the next few weeks, but attached is a leaflet which should answer some of your questions.

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Public Statement – Budget and Precept for 2021/22

Over the past few months Datchworth Parish Council (DPC) have been working hard on its budget and precept* for 2021/22. DPC are mindful that this year, of all years, the council tax increase to its parishioners should be as low as possible. It has been a difficult decision but the conclusion has been to increase […]

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A602 Improvements – January 2021 Update

Please see below link to the latest newsletter for the A602 Improvements scheme, with updates on road closures and traffic management plans.

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Walking in Hertfordshire

Are you fed-up with doing the same old walks? Walking in Herts www.walkinginengland.co.uk/herts is the website for you! With hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, contact details for all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want to walk on your own or […]

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Last call for comments on plans for Hertfordshire’s largest ever police force

The Police and Crime Commissioner, David Lloyd, would like to hear residents’ thoughts about funding for the Hertfordshire Constabulary, as he is looking to raise the policing precept to maintain a larger force. See: https://bit.ly/2Wz0cdf and complete a quick survey: https://bit.ly/Hertsprecept21 , closes Friday 15th January.

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Astonbury Wood

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 […]

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Hertfordshire is now in Tier 4

The Government have made the decision to put Hertfordshire into Tier 4 restrictions. These increased restrictions have been brought in to combat a new variant of the coronavirus which is believed to spread more quickly. In addition, the planned easing of restrictions over the period of 23 to 27 December will now no longer go […]