July 2021

News from in and around Welwyn Hatfield

An image relating to Town centre gift card returns
A partnership between Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and the WGC Business Improvement District (BID) to encourage people to discover the town's shopping and leisure facilities and help bring much needed revenue to local traders has returned.
An image relating to A BIG Summer heads to Welwyn Hatfield
There's plenty to look forward to as Welwyn Hatfield welcomes another BIG Summer of fun between 2 and 22 August.
An image relating to Statement re council housing compliance
Statement from Cllr Fiona Thomson on the council's breach of the Home Standard.
An image relating to Council holds consultation to limit extra storeys on existing flats in Hatfield
The council is proposing to introduce an Article 4 Direction in Hatfield to remove the permitted development rights that allow developers to build up to two additional storeys on existing blocks of flats.
An image relating to Roll Up, Roll Up for weekend fun and more this summer!
Welwyn Hatfield residents can look forward to sensational circus acts and world food that have been added to upcoming weekends as part of a busy summer of fun including both the WelHat Sports Healthy Hub Festival and BIG Summer 2021!
An image relating to Culture makes a comeback in Welwyn Hatfield
The doors to Campus West, Mill Green Museum, Welwyn Roman Baths and The Hive will soon reopen fully.
An image relating to Lighting the way to a more sustainable future
New grants of up to £5,000 are now available to help Welwyn Hatfield businesses fund the costs of energy saving measures.
An image relating to Council set to appoint interim Chief Executive to permanent role
The new Chief Executive of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC) will be Ka Ng, subject to the formal agreement of Full Council on 14 July.
An image relating to Public Spaces Protection Order in Hatfield set to be extended
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's Cabinet is set to approve on Tuesday (13 July) that the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) covering parts of Hatfield and the town centre continues for the next three years.
An image relating to Friendship House set to stay as community centre while options considered
Cabinet is set to recommend on Tuesday (13 July) that Friendship House in Hatfield continues to be for community or charitable use for at least three years, subject to discussions with the current tenant, while an evaluation is made on how best to maintain the community facility longer term.