General Notices

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Hertfordshire to enter Tier 2 or High Alert Level from Wednesday 2nd December

It’s vitally important that residents continue to adhere to the current national restrictions until Hertfordshire enters Tier 2 on Wednesday 2nd December. Visit the Government website by clicking here, to see a full list of the Tier 2 Restrictions.

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London Luton Airport Public Consultation

London Luton Airport has launched a public consultation on arrival routes into the airport, and is looking at two new options to create a more sustainable model for communities in Herts and Beds.  The consultation will help determine new arrival routes for flights into the airport, offering residents and communities in the surrounding areas the chance […]

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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.

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Appointment of Clerk to the Council

Following a rigorous recruitment process, Datchworth Parish Council are delighted to welcome Mrs Lucy Crofton as our new Clerk to the Council.

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 […]