Two short videos from Panshanger

We just wanted to point to these these two short videos that have recently emerged, they may be of interest: The local Panshanger Park featured on BBC Countryfile over Easter, it was a good piece and the park looked wonderful. They did mention that it’s still not fully open to the public, this is something […]

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Remaining Stanborough Poplars felled

All the poplar trees in the Stanborough Lakes north car park were felled in January, as you can see from the below it’s a significant loss of tree cover. The two photos were taken from the same spot. Many of us remember the outcry in 2008 when the council announced, with no consultation, that all […]

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Sherrardswood Park Walks for 2018

The Sherrardswood Park Wood Wardens Society have been in touch with us to raise awareness of their forthcoming programme of walks for 2018, please see the details below. They say “We ask for a donation of £3.00 per adult (under 15’s free). Walks start from the Pentley Park entrance, near Templewood School, unless advised otherwise. […]

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Trees and Woodland Draft Strategy Consultation

WHBC currently have a public consultation underway seeking residents feedback on their new Trees and Woodland Draft Strategy. This document when finalised will replace the previous Tree Strategy. The consultation runs until the 15th November and can be accessed by following this link: http://consult.welhat.gov.uk/portal/planning_policy/landscape_and _ecology_consultations/trees_consultation_2017 The full PDF document can be downloaded here: http://consult.welhat.gov.uk/file/4719373 The Society will […]

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Monthly Tree Felling list

The Society recently approached the council asking for the reinstatement of the monthly tree felling list for Welwyn Hatfield. The list was published in the past but ceased to be so a few years ago. The list is helpful to residents as you can view which trees are due to be felled, or have been […]

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