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Village Litter Picker Vacancy

The deadline for applications for the post of village litter picker is Sunday 15th November. We will look to inform successful applicants about stage 2 of the process wc 16th November.

Roadworks: Signage Works in Clay End, Walkern

Roadworks: Signage Works in Clay End, Walkern

Signage Works in Clay End, Walkern We’ll be installing signage opposite 7 & 10 Clay End Between 02/10/20 and 06/10/20 Works between 07.30 and 17.00   Dear Resident, We are writing to tell you about works we’ll be undertaking in your area. We understand these works may be an inconvenience to you, however, we ask […]

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Support to the voluntary and community sector

We are looking to draw your attention to East Herts Council support to the voluntary and community sector, especially those that provide services for those who are vulnerable. Up to £300 available to strengthen your community East Herts Council’s Small Grants Programme is now open for applications from constituted community and voluntary organisations.  Individuals and […]

Box Wood – Latest Update

Boxwood is now listed as an Asset of Community Value by East Herts District Council on behalf of Friends of Fairlands Farm Community Interest Company.   Successful Nominations Reference Name & Address of Property Nominee Date Listed Expiry Date ACv 19/08 Boxwood, Stevenage Road, Walkern Friends of Fairlands Farm Community Interest Company 27/07/2020 26/07/2025

Box Wood – Article 4 Direction

An Article 4 Direction was served on 22 July 2020 at Box Wood, north of Stevenage Road, following the potential sale/purchase of these land parcels which were advertised as sub-divided plots. EHDC were concerned that this increased the possibility of harmful development, such as fences, new accesses and temporary use of the land, within the Metropolitan […]

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Update on Boxwood

Walkern Parish Council was delighted to receive notification from East Herts District Council that a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) has been made for all the trees in the Box Wood location which could be affected by the proposed sale. New TPO’s remain provisional until they have been confirmed and they cannot be confirmed until any […]

Bluebells at Box Wood Stevenage

Box Wood Stevenage

Walkern Parish Council is aware of the situation at Box Wood Stevenage. We are adamant that this important part of rural Hertfordshire should be protected from all types of development and to this end we are working closely with Sir Oliver Heald MP, District Councillor Ken Crofton and officers within East Herts District Council to […]

Leaflet to Walkern Residents COVID 19

Leaflet to Walkern Residents COVID 19

WALKERN PARISH COUNCIL is continuing to offer an ongoing service to ANY resident of Walkern Parish who is UNABLE to get ANY OTHER HELP with shopping for groceries or picking up medication due to COVID-19/coronavirus.   If you do need our assistance please call one of the following: Tom Deffley   –    861668/07515598054 Michele Rist   –    861367/07931516534 […]

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Roadworks on A602 as improvement works start

Work to improve the A602 between Tonwell and Watton-at-Stone will begin in mid-June, with roadworks starting along the route this week. The works will: Enlarge and improve the Watton-at-Stone roundabout where the A602 meets the A119 Realign the A602 between Heath Mount School and Stony Hills junction to smooth out tight bends Improve junctions to […]