Entries by Walkern Parish Council

In-person drop-in engagement event

Redrow Eastern, the owners of the land east of Gresley Way, are holding an in-person drop-in engagement event on Tuesday 14 September 2021 from 3.00 pm – 7.30 pm, for members of the public to view the proposed plans, speak to the developers and ask any questions relating to the development. This session is being held […]

Neighbourhood Plan Event

SUNDAY 1 AUGUST 2021 – WSCC –  2.00-5.00 pm – UPDATE OF WALKERN NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANWalkern Parish Council is in the process of updating its Neighbourhood Plan and we would like to invite residents of Walkern Parish to come along and have a look at the updated plan on Sunday 1 August 2021 between 2.00 pm […]


Sunday 1 August 2021  2.00pm to 5.00 pm – FREE EVENT at WSCCCome along to Walkern Sports & Community Centre for an afternoon of entertainment on the sportsfield from Something 2 Sing Choir, with its 250 participants, hosted by Duncan Rutherford and his choir. There will be a wide range of musical styles, from pop, […]

Parish Litter Bins

It has come to our attention that the parish litter bins are being filled with residents’ household waste, such as dirty nappies and dog waste bags. The parish litter bins are intended to be used to keep the village clean and tidy and to prevent our wildlife from being poisoned. The parish bins are not […]

A message from the Leader of East Herts Council

Councillors agreed the budget for 2021/2022 at a meeting of East Herts Council’s Full Council on Tuesday. Managing our budget for the coming years is a challenge in the face of reducing income and increasing demands as a result of COVID-19. Like the vast majority of councils across the country, the pandemic has put a […]

Get Ready for the thaw

You may remember, the Beast from the East in 2018 ended with a rapid thaw, which caused widespread bursts on pipes at customer properties and on our network. From Sunday, we are expecting a similar thaw after weeks of sub-zero temperatures. What we’re doing to prepare We are putting additional teams of our key workers […]

London Luton Airport, Consultation on Arrivals Flight Paths

Re : London Luton Airport, Consultation on Arrivals Flight Paths Dear Sir/Madam Walkern Parish Council would like to state clearly that it strongly objects to any expansion of Luton Airport. Having looked at the proposed option for Westerly Winds Arrivals, which is 70% of arrivals to Luton Airport, dispersed tracks need to be considered as […]

Star Count

A message from The countryside charity A velvety black sky scattered with shining stars is a sight we should all have the opportunity to see. But too often, light pollution obscures our view of stars. Just 3% of people in England experience ‘truly dark skies’, and 61% of us live in areas with severe light […]