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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 […]

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KEEP FIT IN THE OPEN AIR

We are moving forward with plans for a Fitness Trail at the WSCC field. This will have equipment that can be used by all members of the community, including the disabled. During these really difficult times we want to help everyone to keep healthy, both physically and mentally. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO APPLY FOR […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Centres – Volunteers Needed!

We need volunteers to support the medical staff in COVID-19 Vaccination Centres

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Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across East Hertfordshire will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941. It will be the […]

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Road Closed

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL THE HERTFORDSHIRE (TEMPORARY CLOSING AND TEMPORARY WAITING RESTRICTIONS IN B1037 STEVENAGE ROAD, WALKERN) ORDER 2020 NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of B1037 Stevenage Road, Walkern from […]

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Walkern Food Bank

We will be operating a food bank for those in need in Walkern at church on Wednesday mornings, 10.30 – 11.30am, starting on 11th November. Initially we will only be taking/offering dried or tinned food and toiletries such as soap, toothpaste etc. If you would like to donate items, please drop them off at church […]

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LLAOL Consultation

Dear Sir/Madam Re:  Consultation on Expansion of Passenger Numbers from 18 mppa to 19 mppa – LLA Walkern Parish Council would like to state clearly that it strongly objects to any expansion of passenger number at Luton Airport.  This means breaking through the 18 million limit which was democratically agreed and legally signed up to […]

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Lest We Forget

THE EXHORTATION: THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD, AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN, AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE MORNING, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

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Remembrance Sunday Service

Under the most recent guidelines regarding group gatherings, social distancing and the safety of Walkern residents, the Parish Council has taken the difficult decision not to proceed with a large village gathering at the War Memorial for a Remembrance Sunday Service this year. It will be impossible to adhere to the 2m distancing rule for […]