Building bridges of understanding and positive social change in Welwyn Hatfield

There are times when the Polish community is particularly proud of its background and heritage. There are days when our nationality and origin are our great assets. Saturday, 27 November, was just such a day. It was ugly, rainy and windy. Many of us probably would not have left the house. However...

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"It's someone else's fault" claim Welwyn Hatfield Tories as Local Plan set to collapse

The Local Plan is now virtually certain to collapse amid blame-shifting by Welwyn Hatfield Conservatives.They've decided to blame the Government for the Plan's failure rather than admit their own responsibility, by grasping at straws in Boris Johnson's speech. They claim he said the Conservative...

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Michal Siewniak Reflects on Polish Migration

The below article by one of our members, Michal Siewniak, was printed in the Welwyn Hatfield Times.  Why some Poles are leaving Welwyn Hatfield and UK? Like some of us, my family also decided to renovate our house during the health pandemic.Nothing major, however our houses needed a talented hand...

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Grant Shapps breaks promise to people of Welwyn Hatfield over unfair tax hike

Welwyn Hatfield Liberal Democrats are disappointed but unsurprised that local Conservative MP Grant Shapps chose to break his promise to the electorate and vote for a 1.25% rise in National Insurance. The changes, which go against the Conservatives’ manifesto promise not to raise taxes, will mean...

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Housing debacle – “Nothing to see here” – WHBC

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council reported themselves to the Social Housing Regulator earlier this year, and in a report published in July, the regulator found literally thousands of statutory checks had been missed. The council had failed to realise they were missing, putting potentially tens of t...

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Massive increase in homes on Shredded Wheat site

Massive increase in homes on Shredded Wheat site

LibDem councillors are appalled by the proposed increase in the number of flats to be built on the former Shredded Wheat site which will increase the height of the development from 8 to 11 or even 12 storeys. The release of the revised plans has met universal disbelief. How on earth must the ...

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