January 2021

News from around Welwyn Hatfield

An image relating to Stonehills set for summer transformation
A project to improve a key shopping street in the heart of Welwyn Garden City town centre is set to kick-off in July.
An image relating to 161 lives lost to coronavirus
Leader of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, Cllr Tony Kingsbury pays tribute to the tragic loss of life in Welwyn Hatfield.
An image relating to Affordable homes development welcomes first tenants
A £6.7million development of thirty new affordable homes has been provided in Welwyn Garden City, as the council and its new housing company complete the purchase of two blocks of one and two bedroom apartments.
An image relating to New technology to further improve council repairs service
The council and Mears are rolling-out new technology from next week to help tenants better connect with their operatives when booking a repair.
An image relating to Winter lockdown begins
Today (4 January), the PM announced a national lockdown with immediate effect.
An image relating to  Hospice Christmas tree recycling scheme was tree-mendous success
In a new green fundraising initiative, the first ever Isabel Hospice Christmas Tree Recycling scheme has raised over £15,000 for the charity - thanks to the local households and businesses in Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City. Throughout December and January, local residents have been booking their trees in for collection and making a charitable donation to the Hospice.
An image relating to Welwyn Hatfield Healthy Hub website launching
A new website for Welwyn Hatfield residents, offering support and information on improving health and wellbeing, launches on Monday (11 January).
An image relating to Council balances books despite COVID-19 pressures
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has outlined proposals to deliver a budget for the financial year ahead, with no cuts to frontline services despite the impact of COVID-19 on several of its income streams.
An image relating to Applications now open for the Hatfield Community Sports Fund
Sports clubs and organisations in Hatfield can now apply to the Hatfield Community Sports fund for initiatives that support the funds core strategic goal to provide sustainable sport in Hatfield.