Category Archive: Welwyn

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Roundabout advertising plan withdrawn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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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 05

Bad hair day

We all have a bad hair day now and again, except perhaps those that are folliclly challenged. Sometimes, well known people are caught with an unflattering coiffure due to the camera shutter firing at precisely the wrong moment. This picture of our MP Grant Shapps, near the bottom of the page on the website of …

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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 24

Famous names in our midst

Jennings schoolboy reading

In our celebrity driven popular culture claims to fame and local connections to well known faces abound…currently the most well known  being Lewis Hamilton and Alesha Dixon. Recently two more have come to our attention. One internationally famous and living, the other less so but still a worthy mention here. Anthony Buckeridge (1912 -2004) wrote …

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Jun 22

Events this weekend

It’s a busy weekend in our area,  a couple of events are listed below:        

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