People with disabilities urgently need to be considered as the government addresses the housing crisis, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has urged.

Read more
Friday, September 18, 2020

Voters might have to vote by post at Local Elections in 2021 if the coronavirus pandemic is not under control in nine months, it was suggested at a recent council meeting.

Read more
Friday, September 11, 2020

After the departure of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council’s chief executive, one of the three corporate directors is to take over his role on a temporary basis.

Read more
Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Hatfield town centre regeneration project has promised to fix the gap in the cycle way, which runs from the station to the business park.

Read more
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Around 1,000 young people took part in activities across the borough as Welwyn Hatfield’s BIG Summer 2020 showed you could have fun while staying safe and following coronavirus guidelines.

Read more
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.

Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2020

After a mum was warned by a housing officer that she was to be given a void property in Hatfield that may need a lot of repairs, she felt there was no choice but to take it.

Read more
Friday, August 21, 2020

Herts Pride is cancelled but the party continues online with a WGC councillor urging the community to use their voices.

Read more
Thursday, August 20, 2020

After a Welwyn Garden City woman took to social media to condemn her harassment by teenagers, the local community has rallied behind her and raised the money for security equipment to keep her safe.

Read more
Friday, August 14, 2020

The North Mymms Post Office in Welham Green has had to close temporarily due to operational reasons.

Read more
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The chief executive of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council will step down this autumn to take on a similar post at a newly created unitary council in the East Midlands.

Read more

Welwyn Hatfield will push ahead with moves to make it harder for developers to turn offices into flats.

Read more
Friday, August 7, 2020

The most comprehensive overhaul of the local planning system since the Second World War has been unveiled by the government and Welwyn Hatfield will be submitting its views.

Read more
Monday, August 3, 2020

As part of a new food waste collection service, Welwyn Hatfield residents will receive a green 23 litre kerbside food caddy.

Read more
Monday, July 27, 2020

After years of wishing and hoping and thinking and praying, WGC’s Splashlands at Stanborough Park will definitely open this week.

Read more
Friday, July 24, 2020

Welwyn and Hatfield Taxi Drivers Association has launched an objection against wheelchair accessible conversion plans.

Read more
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

After the government said it will allow developers to knock down shops and convert them to residential units without seeking full planning permission, Welwyn Hatfield will look at how to hold back the tide.

Read more
Monday, July 20, 2020

A Labour opposition councillor has accused the county council of a power grab after the Conservative leaders of Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere Borough Councils said they will oppose any moves to create a unitary authority.

Read more
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The Local Plan inspector has called on Welwyn Hatfield to speed up its already “lengthy” examination process.

Read more
Friday, July 3, 2020

A total of 38 play areas will be reopened by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council as lockdown continues to ease this weekend.

Read more
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Scouts, a volunteer, litter pickers and students have been honoured by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council at its Civic Awards.

Read more
Thursday, July 2, 2020

A landfill enforcement notice has been withdrawn in Brookmans Park after the council said they lacked the “technical resources” to survey the site, as well as needing access to the land.

Read more
Friday, June 26, 2020

A controversial concrete crushing plant, which is often described as a muncher, will be used at a new housing development in Hatfield.

Read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A flag was raised outside of Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere council offices yesterday – ahead of Armed Forces Day on Saturday.

Read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A residents association in Bell Bar is claiming that they are being used as “sacrificial lambs” so nearby village, Brookmans Park, has less development.

Read more
Friday, June 19, 2020

A Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council commercial tenant does not have to pay back £22,000 in rent to the council.

Read more
Friday, June 12, 2020

The leader of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has said it is time to listen to the BAME community.

Read more
Friday, June 12, 2020

A Welwyn Garden City woman has been sleeping on a blow-up mattress so she can avoid the water damage in her bedroom, and is hoping the council will help.

Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

An art competition on the theme of ‘Welwyn Hatfield and the Environment’ has been launched by youth councillors.

Read more
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Charging in car parks and town centre parking restrictions will be back in force during the middle of this month.

Read more
Sunday, April 26, 2020

There have several incidents of fly-tipping in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar this as the lockdown continues.

Read more
Friday, April 24, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield residents can look forward to garden and food waste collections returning next month.

Read more
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

A former Welwyn Hatfield mayor who “had a zest for life” and taught his children and grandchildren to stand up for others has died.

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Residents who are vulnerable in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar are being urged to get in contact with services that can help.

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Mayor and councillor Roger Trigg has a special message of thanks to the people of Welwyn Hatfield during the coronavirus outbreak.

Read more
Saturday, April 11, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield residents are being urged by the borough council and the fire service to not light bonfires after the suspension of the collection of garden waste.

Read more
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere have both seen a rise in empty homes according to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Read more
Friday, April 3, 2020

A Welwyn conservative borough councillor has claimed his account has been hacked after his twitter profile sent a tweet about a Labour MP, who is running for deputy leader of the party.

Read more
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Parking enforcement officers working for Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council have been reportedly abused doing their job.

Read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

After the Government said all rough sleepers must be in by the weekend, Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere Borough Councils brought everyone that they could identify as homeless inside.

Read more
Monday, March 30, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has suspended its garden waste brown bin collection until further notice due to reduced numbers of staff.

Read more
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Parking charges and parking enforcement have been mostly suspended in Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A 79-year-old woman from Hatfield has been living next door to a rat-infested house that has been abandoned for 17 years.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2020

Welwyn Roman Baths, Mill Green Mill and Museum and Cuffley Library have closed due to the coronavirus.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere Borough Council said they will be focusing on key services during the outbreak.

Read more
Friday, March 13, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield is one of six boroughs in the UK to be given ‘Tree City of the World’ status by the United Nations.

Read more
Thursday, March 12, 2020

A new Welwyn Hatfield waste collector will take over from Serco at the end of the month.

Read more
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield residents will see a council tax increase by an average of 3.75 per cent – marking another year of increase.

Read more
Saturday, February 8, 2020

After over 300 trees were cut down last year due to disease, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council still needs to replant 40.

Read more
Friday, January 24, 2020

Brookmans Park and Welwyn residents have reacted with frustration at the sites recommended for inclusion in the Local Plan by officers.

Read more