Category Archive: Welwyn Garden City

Jul 08

Olympic torch relay passes through…

  Today was the big day, the day that the Olympic torch came through our area on its way to the London 2012 opening ceremony on the 27th of July, more about that here. The weather tried hard to disrupt things but our spirit won out. We expected rain and a cold wind…it’s mid summer …

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Jul 02

Tewin Village fete

Jake Wood, Eastenders Max Branning

Tewin village held it’s annual summer fete this Saturday on the village green. The weather was fine and the crowd filled the green entirely. It was a genteel and relaxed affair which aimed to raise money for charity and support local community amenities.     The organisers held a charity auction for a signed streetsign, …

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Jun 30

Big events in July

The height of Summer is upon us (somebody tell the weather controller!), there are many outdoor events taking place in July.  We may not be able to influence the weather for them, but we can help make them a success by turning out and supporting them. This site wishes all of them the best of …

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Jun 11

We’re still officially in a drought!

Welwyn Hatfield hosepipe ban

…so say Veolia our water company, you can read their explanation here. It seems amazing that after what seems to be a couple of months of wet weather, today being no exception, and after the washed out jubilee celebrations, we are still officially in a drought with a hosepipe ban in Welwyn Hatfield. Luckily hosepipes …

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Jun 09

Welwyn (G.C.) Drama Festival

Welwyn Drama festival

The annual Welwyn drama festival looks better than ever this year, it runs from the coming Monday (11th) to Saturday with a different production by a different theatre group every night. Ticket prices are very reasonable, bookings can be made at the at the Campus West box office, or online HERE. This site wishes the …

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Jun 02

Welwyn Garden City reviewed in The Guardian

Howardsgate Welwyn Garden City

Welwyn Garden City is featured as the subject of the ‘Let’s move to…’ this week. The feature summarises a particular town as a place it might be nice to move to, noting the for and against. You can read piece by clicking here. Hopefully a few more residents will add their comments to the piece, …

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May 24

Bags of deceit

In the last few days two new ‘charity’ clothing donation bags have landed on doormats across our area. I covered this issue a few years back on this website, at that time it was company called Rutex that was behind it. The current ‘charity’ clothing collections appear to be from two different outfits (excuse the …

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May 14

Our changing hospital provision

As most Welwyn Hatfield residents are aware our main hospital is currently being wound down with services transitioning mostly to the Lister in Stevenage. There is more background about this in the Hospitals and Health section of this site and on the new web site explaining the changes to services at the QE2 here. The …

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May 04

Welwyn Hatfield Election Results

Welwyn Hatfield election 2012

The results are in. The numbers can been in full on the council website here. It was good to see that two of the candidates who posted their views on this site were elected. Overall change: May 2nd May 3rd Welwyn Hatfield Borough Con 37 Lab 9 Lib Dem 2 Con 34 Lab 11 Lib …

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Apr 22

Call to election candidates

Welwyn Hatfield election turnout

It’s sometimes difficult to find out what your election candidates stand for, and what drives them. Most don’t have enough time to knock on every door, but by responding to a few simple questions recently sent to them, they can set their stall out on this page. Responses are presented as is, and in an …

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