The borough is set to deliver 13,277 homes under the draft Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan following a full council meeting earlier this week.
Following an announcement by the Government this morning, it is confirmed that Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere will be in Tier Two, ‘High Alert’, when lockdown ends on December 2.
A Hertsmere borough councillor has said she is deeply upset after being called a “misogynistic” word by a fellow councillor at a full council meeting earlier this month.
The coronavirus infection rate in Hertfordshire fell last week and is well below the national average, suggesting it should avoid being placed in the highest tier of restrictions.
Spectators are set to return to sports venues next month as coronavirus restrictions are eased – but only for areas with lower infection rates.
Photographers in Potters Bar are continuing to take part in competitions and meetings, despite not being able to meet face-to-face since March.
Two £1,000 fines have been issued to organisers of separate gatherings that recently breached coronavirus restrictions in Northaw and Hemel Hempstead.
A new mayor of Hertsmere has been sworn in following the tragic death of the previous incumbent, Councillor Cynthia Barker.
Three year groups at Potters Bar based Mount Grace School are being taught from home due to several members of staff having to self-isolate.
With Christmas set to look a little different this year, the Welwyn Hatfield Times is asking readers to show us how you’ve decorated your front windows, gardens and homes.
Welwyn Hatfield borough councillors have agreed to 13,277 homes under the draft Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan, subject to approval by the council’s cabinet and full council.
Christmas lights and youth football were among the good causes to benefit from a funding boost recognising their work helping Hertsmere communities through the pandemic.
The data for the first full week of lockdown has shown another rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Welwyn Hatfield and a rise for Hertsmere following a drop in cases the week prior.
A Portuguese restaurant in Potter Bar has been the victim of criminal damage and police are appealing for witnesses.
Welwyn Hatfield’s coronavirus cases have continued to rise into the start of the second lockdown, while Hertsmere saw a significant decrease.
Hertsmere residents are being invited to take part in a Diwali drawing competition.
Schools in Welwyn Hatfield decided to do what they can to celebrate Remembrance Day, knowing they could not remember the fallen in the usual way this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Wreaths were laid in Potters Bar for Remembrance Sunday 2020 as part of Hertsmere’s commemoration of the Fallen.
Potters Bar’s Wyllyotts Theatre has received a lifeline grant of over £300,000 from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
For the first lockdown in March the Government introduced a scheme to house all the homeless, however this has not been repeated for the second lockdown.