Cladding on Queensway House

Cladding on Queensway House

Following the Grenfell fire in 2017, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council advised residents of Queensway House in Hatfield that there was no risk of a similar incident happening there. On 28th August 2020, Welwyn Hatfield Times ran a story claiming that a leaked report raises serious concerns over the...

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Housing targets must be driven by data

Housing targets must be driven by data

On 29th June, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published their Local Authority projections for new households based on 2018 data. Previous versions, based on 2014 and 2016 data, have been used by the Government and the Borough Council to justify the massive increase in homes needed in th...

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Councillor steps in to address Parking Neglect

Councillor steps in to address Parking Neglect

Paul Zukowskyj, County Councillor for Hatfield South, has had to step in to deliver urgent parking upgrades after years of neglect by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC). Paul has ‘signed off’ on spending just over £40,000 from his County Council Highways Locality Budget to deliver an addi...

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Concrete crusher coming soon to South Hatfield

Concrete crusher coming soon to South Hatfield

A concrete crushing plant is to be sited at High View, south Hatfield, for the next three months. The noisy and dusty plant, described as a 'muncher', is being put in to reduce the concrete pads and other demolition waste to lumps less than 2" across.

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Government has given up on food standards

Government has given up on food standards

“Chlorine-treated chicken and hormone-injected beef are likely coming our way. Why? Because that is what they do in the US and this government is desperate to do a deal with a Trump-led US, even if it means these lower standards." Please sign the petition against this, on the National Framers ...

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Stop the cardboard sprawl

Stop the cardboard sprawl

The mess around the paper and cardboard recycling banks most of the time is unbelievable. This has been an ongoing problem for years and the rise in home delivery while we are in lockdown is making it worse.

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