October 2021

News from in and around Welwyn Hatfield

An image relating to Council sad to announce death of Cllr Steven Markiewicz
The council is immensely sad to report the death of Councillor Steven Markiewicz, who passed away on Thursday 21 October after a long illness.
An image relating to Borough's green spaces recognised as best in the country
The Lawn Cemetery in Southway, Hatfield, has once again been awarded Green Flag status, confirming it as one of the finest green spaces in the UK.
An image relating to Planting a tree for the jubilee
Preparations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee began today with the planting of a tree in Welwyn Garden City as part of the national Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) initiative.
An image relating to 'A Space To Be...' relaunches
Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service will be hosting 'A Space To Be...' art sessions online for teenagers aged 12-18 this winter.
An image relating to White Ribbon pledge to end violence against women
Leader of Welwyn Hatfield Council, Cllr Tony Kingsbury, has today set out the council's ambition to end violence against women.
An image relating to RTPI celebrates 'foundation of town planning' with centenary trip to Welwyn Garden City
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) this week celebrated the centenary of Welwyn Garden City with a visit to the Hertfordshire town.
An image relating to HatTech celebrates one year in business
HatTech Business Centre celebrated its first birthday with some of the businesses it has successfully supported over the past year.
An image relating to Additional Restrictions Grant scheme reopens
Apply for additional funding to support businesses impacted by the Covid 19 restrictions after July 2021.
An image relating to Welwyn Hatfield - welcome to The Heart of Christmas
Community groups, clubs, businesses, and other organisations are encouraged to take part in a season of festive celebrations across the borough the council is calling The Heart of Christmas.
An image relating to Local Plan meeting put on hold
Urgent clarification sought following PM's speech