General Notices

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Rural Funding Digest

The Rural Funding Digest is a monthly bulletin facilitated by the Rural Services Network highlighting a selection of current funding opportunities. If this is something you might be interested in, please click on this link which will take you to the current monthly edition.  

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Part-time Litter Picker Required

5 hours per week £8.91 per hour (NLW) Datchworth Parish Council are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable litter picker for the areas around Bulls Green, Burnham Green and Datchworth. You will be required to empty a number of litter bins and clear any loose litter from these areas on a weekly basis in readiness […]

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Resignation of Cllr David Kelleher

The Parish Council regretfully announce that Councillor David Kelleher has resigned as a Parish Councillor. Cllr Kelleher had served the Parish Council and the community since September 2020 and we would like to thank him for his time and efforts over the last few months. If you think you might be interested in joining the […]

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Litter Picking across the Parish

Our Litter Picker has sadly been taken unwell and is not currently in a position to collect Litter. Councillors will do their best to cover collections but please bear with us. DPC welcomes any support from residents that are able to help. If you would like to volunteer, please contact for a Volunteer Application […]

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Community Litter Picking – East Herts District Council

As we enter Step 2 of the government’s roadmap, we want to do more to support groups wanting to pick litter again. Information for anyone wishing to arrange a community litter pick can be found here: https://bit.ly/3wzMHuC

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Temporary Road Closure – Burnham Green Road, Datchworth

NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Burnham Green Road, Datchworth from its junction with Bramfield Road south westwards for a distance of approximately 35 metres (“the Road”),except for access. […]

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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.