January 2020

News stories from in and around Welwyn Hatfield in January 2020.

An image relating to Cabinet set to approve Peartree conservation
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's Cabinet are set to approve designating Peartree as a conservation area, at a meeting on Monday 6 January.
An image relating to Climate change funding set for boost in council budget
A 100k boost to fight climate change is one of the measures being put forward in the council's draft budget for 2020/21.
An image relating to Kings announced as Hatfield's best dressed
Kings Estate Agents has been officially crowned the 'best dressed Christmas window display' in Hatfield.
An image relating to Boost for future of sports facilities in borough
A new sports facilities strategy for Welwyn Hatfield is published today, unlocking the potential for investment in new facilities and funding for local clubs.
An image relating to New sites put forward to meet local housing need
Councillors will be asked to consider sites in the borough for nearly 4,000 additional new homes at a series of meetings in the coming weeks.
An image relating to Holocaust Memorial Day event in WGC
The annual ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on The Campus in Welwyn Garden City on Monday 27 January.
An image relating to £45m High View regeneration approved
The council's Development Management Committee (DMC) yesterday voted to approve the £45m regeneration of High View neighbourhood centre in Hatfield.
An image relating to Community 'Stands together' for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020
Two special events took place on Monday 27 January for the community to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
An image relating to Slicing through the 'red tape' in a business-friendly borough
Local businesses gathered at the Fielder Centre in Hatfield to help de-bunk common myths around business regulation.
An image relating to Council to consult on plan to protect borough's green belt
Cabinet last night (Thursday 30 January) agreed to consult on proposals removing all sites from the Local Plan that could cause high harm to the green belt.