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Following the Prime Minister's Conservative Party Conference speech in which he mentioned the importance of protecting the green belt, Cabinet wrote a letter to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities seeking support to achieve a sound local plan.
We're marking White Ribbon Day to end men's violence against women.
Mill Green Museum & Mill is set to close its doors until February 2022 as the site gets ready for an exciting new events calendar over the Spring and Summer months.
First, second, and booster jabs will be available in two pop-up clinics at the Queensway Health Centre on Sunday 21 November and Saturday 4 December, 10am to 3.30pm.
The health suite at Hatfield Swim Centre will close for two weeks from Monday 22 November as important work to replace the building's gas-fired boilers with a more energy efficient system begins.
A selection of creative works by budding artists was unveiled in Hatfield town centre on Tuesday (9 November) as part of an ongoing project between Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and local students.
Remembrance Sunday will be commemorated by special services held in Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City and Welwyn village on Sunday 14 November.
Opening of Post Office in Hatfield provides residents with much needed banking facilities and a lot more
To empower all women and girls and encourage them to take part in physical activities, we have organised free sport and exercise sessions.
As the UK gets ready to host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council today sets out its commitment to helping the borough save money as it takes one more step to a greener planet.
The council is immensely sad to report the death of Councillor Steven Markiewicz, who passed away on Thursday 21 October after a long illness.
Preparations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee began today with the planting of a tree in Welwyn Garden City as part of the national Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) initiative.
The Lawn Cemetery in Southway, Hatfield, has once again been awarded Green Flag status, confirming it as one of the finest green spaces in the UK.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) this week celebrated the centenary of Welwyn Garden City with a visit to the Hertfordshire town.
Leader of Welwyn Hatfield Council, Cllr Tony Kingsbury, has today set out the council's ambition to end violence against women.
HatTech Business Centre celebrated its first birthday with some of the businesses it has successfully supported over the past year.
Community groups, clubs, businesses, and other organisations are encouraged to take part in a season of festive celebrations across the borough the council is calling The Heart of Christmas.
Apply for additional funding to support businesses impacted by the Covid 19 restrictions after July 2021.
A Space To Be..., the teenage wellbeing project based around creativity and museums will launch in October at Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service. This is part of a wider National Lottery Heritage Funded project across Hertfordshire.
Welwyn Hatfield's ambitious regeneration plans made a giant stride forward with the recent appointment of national house builder Bellway as the preferred residential developer for Campus East Car Park.
As part of the council's Black History Month (BHM) celebrations this October, local primary schools are entering an exciting art competition with the winning work set to be displayed at the Howard Centre in Welwyn Garden City.
This October in the heart of Welwyn Garden City, the Coronation Fountain has been turned pink to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness month.
We are proud to be supporting and celebrating Black History Month this October.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and its partners have scooped not one but two national awards, with the Splashlands wet play facility in Welwyn Garden City and the multi-storey Common car park in Hatfield both receiving recognition.
Kick-start your post-lockdown health routine at the Welwyn Hatfield Healthy Hub festival on Saturday 2 October from 1pm to 3.30pm and enjoy free taster sessions aimed at improving your fitness and wellbeing.
It was certainly a HAPpy summertime for the young people in Welwyn Hatfield who took part in the Hertfordshire special holiday activity programme that ran during July and August.
Major work to improve Welwyn Garden City town centre is well underway, with the road section of Stonehills - including wider footways and on-street parking - reopening towards the end of September. The paving improvements in Sir Theodores Way and Stonebank will be completed by late October.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking residents' views on a new housing policy that helps disabled residents to make adaptions to their home.
Welwyn Hatfield enjoyed a summer extravaganza throughout August as BIG Summer and #LoveWelHat events took place across the borough.
Enjoy a weekend of retro video games from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s in Hatfield on 18 and 19 September as part of the council's #LoveWelHat activities, bringing entertainment into our town centres.
If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health or well being, expert help is available from Op COURAGE: The Veterans Mental Health and Well being Service.
A successful community engagement event was held by the Welwyn Hatfield Safer Neighbourhood Team and their local partners in Hatfield on Wednesday (11 August).
If the Tokyo Olympics has inspired you to get on your bike then why not become a Guided Ride leader by booking a spot on a leadership course, organised by British Cycling and funded by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
The 12 August meeting of the council's Development Management Committee (DMC) will no longer be considering the planning application regarding the Biopark at Broadwater Road. It will now be going to the DMC meeting on 9 September.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council will launch a new service to support ex-offenders into private accommodation after receiving £125,000 from government to fund the initiative.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has submitted a planning application for Campus West car park, to unlock the potential of other sites across the town centre for redevelopment.
New Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Cllr Peter Hebden, has chosen his charity for the year - Welwyn-based mental health charity JOCA.
The council is proposing to introduce an Article 4 Direction in Hatfield to remove the permitted development rights that allow developers to build up to two additional storeys on existing blocks of flats.
A partnership between Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and the WGC Business Improvement District (BID) to encourage people to discover the town's shopping and leisure facilities and help bring much needed revenue to local traders has returned.
There's plenty to look forward to as Welwyn Hatfield welcomes another BIG Summer of fun between 2 and 22 August.
Welwyn Hatfield residents can look forward to sensational circus acts and world food that have been added to upcoming weekends as part of a busy summer of fun including both the WelHat Sports Healthy Hub Festival and BIG Summer 2021!
Statement from Cllr Fiona Thomson on the council's breach of the Home Standard.
Local charities and voluntary groups which have supported the community during the Covid-19 could benefit from a new grant aimed at easing the financial impact of the pandemic on these organisations.
The doors to Campus West, Mill Green Museum, Welwyn Roman Baths and The Hive will soon reopen fully.
New grants of up to £5,000 are now available to help Welwyn Hatfield businesses fund the costs of energy saving measures.
The new Chief Executive of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC) will be Ka Ng, subject to the formal agreement of Full Council on 14 July.
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's Cabinet is set to approve on Tuesday (13 July) that the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) covering parts of Hatfield and the town centre continues for the next three years.
Cabinet is set to recommend on Tuesday (13 July) that Friendship House in Hatfield continues to be for community or charitable use for at least three years, subject to discussions with the current tenant, while an evaluation is made on how best to maintain the community facility longer term.
Cabinet is set to approve a report on Tuesday (13 July) outlining next steps for the redevelopment of Gosling Sports Park.
Women and girls across Welwyn Hatfield were inspired to get active through a variety of sport and exercise sessions during the borough's successful This Girl Can week recently.
Discover a wild reading adventure at your library this summer holiday! Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021 launches on Saturday 10 July in all Hertfordshire libraries.
BIG Summer is coming back to Welwyn Hatfield between 2 and 22 August with everything from arts to sports expected to take place in the borough's parks, open spaces and town centres.
Women and girls can take part in sport and exercise taster sessions this month as part of Welwyn Hatfield's This Girl Can week from 14-20 June.
There have been many great ways that our communities have pulled together over the past, tumultuous year, with people going above and beyond to help others and also make a difference to the physical world around them.
A growing army of volunteer litter heroes are busy making our borough cleaner, greener and happier for us all. Local charity Welwyn Hatfield Community and Voluntary Service (WHCVS) is proud to coordinate the team as part of its Love Welwyn Hatfield project.
The Welwyn Roman Baths are set to reopen on Saturday 29 May, following the resumption of the Mill and Exhibition tours at Mill Green Museum and Mill on 17 May.
A Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation project to help educate young people on environmental issues restarted at Ridgeway Academy on Thursday (20 May).
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council leader, Cllr Tony Kingsbury, has today announced changes to Cabinet portfolios after his Conservative group regained its majority at last week's local elections.
Operation Balsam, an out-of-hours service designed to combat neighbourhood noise nuisance, will return between 19 and 29 May, as lockdown restrictions ease.
Are you a budding young artist or a photographer in the making? To celebrate the return of 'This Girl Can' week in Welwyn Hatfield, which is taking place between 14-20 June, the council will be running an art and photography competition for young people, with the chance to win a £50 Love2Shop voucher!
Learn how to help keep your children safe from smoking, drink and drugs at a new online event.
This Girl Can, the successful campaign to get women and girls active, returns to Welwyn Hatfield in June and the council is calling on local sports clubs and organisations to get involved by planning activity sessions - either in-person or virtually.
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