General Notices

HCC – COVID-19 Update

Dear Partner, Welcome to the first edition of Hertfordshire County Council’s new weekly stakeholder bulletin. This bulletin will provide you with updates on how the county Council is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, detailing actions the Council has taken over the past week, as well as future preparations currently in development. The bulletin is intended […]

75th VE Anniversary – what HCC are doing…..

On behalf of the Hertfordshire Armed Forces Covenant Board I wanted to highlight the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8th May 2020, let you know how Hertfordshire County Council will be marking this important event and share some of the resources which have been developed to help people safely mark VE Day 75. As […]

CPRE Monkey Survey on Aircraft Noise & its effect on Health

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Brown Bin Collections to re-start

RE-START OF BROWN BIN COLLECTIONS – with effect from Monday 11 May – From Monday 11 May our contactor, Urbaser, will begin restarting garden waste collections for our residents. Staff shortages and changes to working practices caused by coronavirus meant that we had to make the difficult decision to suspend brown bin collections to prioritise […]

Nutcroft Play Area & Open Space

7th April 2020 Dear Electorate Nutcroft Play Area & Open Green  East Herts District Council (EHDC) are actively trying to arrange leasing of all existing green open spaces within the rural villages through out the District. This is mainly due to the fact that EHDC do not have a budget for play equipment in the […]

Advice to Leisure Plot Holders

Covid 19 Emergency Measures for Leisure Plot Holders March 31st, 2020 UPDATED 31/03/20 – bonfires The government is presently advising the population to stay at home and practice social distancing, whilst being allowed to take one form of exercise a day. If working your allotment is to carry on being seen as legitimate exercise then […]

Playground Closure 25 March 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLAYGROUND CLOSURE Coronavirus (COVID-19) As a country, we all need to do what we can to reduce the spread of coronavirus. On 23 March the government, stepped up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives.  All non-essential premises must now close. Parks will remain open but only for individuals […]

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Covid-19 Announcement

Due to the ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 Datchworth Parish Council has taken the unprecedented step of cancelling the Annual Meeting planned for the 1st of May and the March Parish Council meeting on the 24th March. To hold these meetings would be contrary to Government guidance and common sense. The Council has not closed down […]

Parish Council Update on the Plough Car Park Site – March 2018

Plough Car Park Development Report  coming soon….. In October last year we reported that DPC had applied for planning permission to establish a community car park on the land previously owned by Greene King and known as the Plough Car Park. The October 2017 report is still available on the Datchworth web site ( and this short update will […]