December 2020

News from around Welwyn Hatfield in December 2020.

An image relating to Cabinet approves CIL consultation
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's Cabinet this week approved a public consultation on the schedule of charges to be imposed on new developments in the borough under a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).
An image relating to Hertfordshire to move to Tier 2 - 'High' Alert Level from 2 December
Following the Prime Minister's announcement of the Covid Winter Plan, the Government has confirmed that from 2 December, Hertfordshire will be placed in Tier 2: High Alert of the revised three-tiered system of local restrictions.
An image relating to  New proposals retain three-hour free parking for Hatfield
A three-hour free parking period with chargeable long stay options could be introduced across Hatfield town centre car parks next year.
An image relating to A Christmas to remember in Welwyn Hatfield
This year's Christmas festivities across the Welwyn Hatfield borough have just begun and the details of events and activities have been confirmed.
An image relating to New financial support for COVID impacted businesses
Businesses in Welwyn Hatfield impacted by COVID-19 which have not had access to some of the direct financial support from the government's national schemes, could benefit from an alternative cash injection with the Additional Restrictions Grant being administered by Welwyn Hatfield Council.
An image relating to Hatfield Business Park to become test-bed for 'smart' living
Work has commenced on Hertfordshire County Council's Hertfordshire Living Lab project, set to pave the way for future smart towns and cities across the country.
An image relating to Free £5 gift card to reward WGC shoppers
Welwyn Garden City Business Improvement District (the BID) has partnered with Welwyn Hatfield Council to encourage people to discover the town's shopping and leisure facilities and help bring much needed revenue to local traders in the all-important Christmas shopping season.
An image relating to Home visits to help Herts' self-isolators
A new support team starts knocking on doors across Hertfordshire this week, offering advice and support to people who are required by law to self-isolate for at least 10 days to help contain the spread of coronavirus.
An image relating to COVID-Secure Support Teams to help towns thrive in the festive season
The council has partnered with Hertfordshire Police and the Welwyn Garden City Business Improvement District (BID), in an initiative to help Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield town centres be safe and enjoyable places to shop in the run up to Christmas.
An image relating to Ground breaking at Minster Close officially marks start of construction
A ground-breaking event at Minster Close in Hatfield on 7 December officially marked the start of construction of 90 new high-quality apartments for older people.