Category Archive: Welwyn Garden City

Dec 28

Our local food bank

Trussell Trust food banks (Welwyn Hatfield)

It appears that there are several food banks currently operating in our area, mainly run by churches as a social enterprise serving the community. They are a response to the hard times many local people find themselves in as properly paid employment shrinks and food prices rise. The recent and pending changes to welfare benefits …

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Dec 25

We wish you a merry christmas…

welwynhatfield.co.uk Christmas

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Dec 10

Housing proposals info

Panshanger comments 1

Following on from the previous post this site has been made aware of a new website set up to campaign against the development of green belt land locally. Predominantly the proposal to build 2000 on mostly green belt land on the north side of Hatfield. The group also has a public meeting organised for Wednesday …

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Dec 01

Core Strategy – Don’t miss your chance to have a say!

Core Strategy Process

                                                  We all have a chance to have a say on the future of our borough. To help define how it may develop over the next 15 years, following on from …

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Nov 11

Autumnal pictures from our area

Chesnuts abound

This site is always happy to display pictures of our area. With autumn now giving way to winter here ae a few pictures that came our way very recently…                  

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Sep 15

Roundabout advertising plan withdrawn

Withdrawal letter from Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Planning

Letters have gone out this week to all those who objected to the plan to put advertising on 46 roundabouts across Welwyn Hatfield. Something of a success story for all those who stood up and opposed the idea, well done to all of you! There were just under 200 objections in total, 177 of them …

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Sep 07

When local people are national news

It’s been interesting watching both the local print based media and the national broadsheets this week. The big news was of course the government’s cabinet re-shuffle, and our local MP, Grant Shapps, was in there amongst it. He now moves on from being housing and local government minister, to become the Conservative party chairman and …

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Sep 02

QE2 demolition underway

QE2 Welwyn Garden City Ascots Day Centre geriatric unit before demolition

Our hospital recently began its demise as the bulldozers moved in. Not only does it mark the beginning of the end for the full range of healthcare services ‘under one roof’ within our borough, it also marks the beginning of the end for local landmark buildings. Below are a couple of pictures that show the …

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Aug 05

42 roundabouts to get advertising billboards – What do you think?

WHBC Statement about roundabout advertising

  It has come to this site’s attention that the WHBC appear to have a cunning plan, perhaps devised by Baldrick himself. It’s what Arthur Daley might have called ‘ a nice little earner’.   UPDATE: Click here to see all the WGC locations on Google Maps, click each location to go to the planning …

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Jul 29

An Olympic start

The queen drops in

                      It’s estimated that about twenty seven million people in the UK watched the Olympic opening ceremony last night. It was indeed a triumph, and most of the critics agree. It really was one of those rare moments when you realise that this country is …

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