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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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.

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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.

Read More

Covid Care Home Crisis

Covid Care Home Crisis

Nationally there is growing concern over the outbreak of Covid-19 in care homes. Care workers in Welwyn Hatfield have been on the front line of this battle for months. The travesty unfolding in care settings isn’t just nationwide but here in our area. Carers working during this crisis have to...

Read More

More News