May 2020

News from around Welwyn Hatfield in May 2020

An image relating to Council chief exec appointed to board of WGC BID
Chief Executive of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, Rob Bridge, has been appointed as a Director on the board of Welwyn Garden City Business Improvement District (WGC BID).
An image relating to Business grants for priority small businesses
Small businesses in Welwyn Hatfield impacted by COVID-19, that are not eligible for the Small Business Grant Fund or the Retail Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund, may be eligible for financial support from a new discretionary business grant.
An image relating to Have your say on anti-social behaviour in Welwyn Hatfield
We're joining forces with the police to find out your views on anti-social behaviour.
An image relating to New guidance on face coverings for the general public in Hertfordshire
The government is now advising the public to wear a face covering in some circumstances, such as enclosed spaces where social distancing may not always possible.
An image relating to Keep up social distancing and enjoy half term at home
'Keep up social distancing and enjoy half term at home', appeals Hertfordshire's Local Resilience Forum (LRF) ahead of this Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend and next week's school half term holiday.
An image relating to North side car park to open at Stanborough Park
The car park, on the north side of Stanborough Park, will open from 3pm tomorrow (Friday 22 May).
An image relating to Hang on a mow! Delay to grass cutting to encourage mini meadows
Grass cutting has been delayed at seven sites across Welwyn Hatfield as part of a trial to encourage wildflowers to grow and attract pollinating insects.
An image relating to Businesses warned of Legionnaires' disease risk
Businesses planning to reopen in the coming weeks, following the easing of lockdown, are being urged to follow important guidance to prevent the spread of Legionnaires disease, a deadly disease which develops in water systems, causing serious illness and can also result in death.
An image relating to Join a virtual relay and raise money for Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline
Join in, get fit, have fun and raise money for an amazing local charity. That's the challenge being set by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and local gym, Energie Fitness.
An image relating to Stanborough Park car park to reopen
In light of the changes recently announced by government allowing people to travel to outdoor spaces, our partners GLL will reopen the car park on the south side of Stanborough Park from tomorrow (Wednesday, 13 May).