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

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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

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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.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

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

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Friday, March 20, 2020

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

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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.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Welwyn Hatfield residents will face ‘on the spot’ fines of up to £300, if they fail to make sure their rubbish is properly disposed of.

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A Liberal Democrat 2019 General Election candidate has questioned whether a hotel in Hatfield should be used as a polling station – because of links with incumbent Conservative MP Grant Shapps.

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

For some they can be the spectacular highlight of a celebration, but for others and their animals fireworks can cause anguish and distress.

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A fraudulent claim for £10,000 of housing benefit has been written off by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

The Peartree area in Welwyn Garden City could be designated a conservation area under new Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council plans.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Welwyn Garden City’s proposed Birchall development – which could have an estimated 1,200 homes – is facing fresh questions during the Local Plan hearings.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

The Local Plan examination hearings start in Welwyn Hatfield today and will last until Wednesday.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A woman from Welwyn Garden City has claimed that problems with mould in her home are affecting her children’s health.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Welwyn Garden City has new sessions for skateboarding in the new year – following the summer skate jam success.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Police and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council are urging residents to look out for cuckooing – when gangs establish a drugs base.

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Reported fly-tipping offences have gone down by 12.8 per cent in Welwyn Hatfield in 2018/19 compared to 2017/18 – mirroring a wider trend across Hertfordshire.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Several council meetings will not go- head at Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council due to the General Election on December 12.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A carcinogenic bromate plume should be investigated before Herts county council considers a quarry on the Hatfield Aerodrome site, the borough council urges.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Plans have been submitted for more than 150 new homes in Hatfield – as part of the borough council’s regeneration plans.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

The leader of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has paid tribute to a former councillor from Welwyn Garden City who died after suffering serious head injuries at the weekend.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Today at midnight is the last day to submit evidence on the soundness of Welwyn Hatfield’s draft Local Plan.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

The government’s planning inspector has criticised Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council over its delayed approval of the draft Local Plan.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Ahead of Thursday’s public meeting on the future of Welwyn Garden City’s urgent care centre, Conservatives say their motion to halt opening hours changing was “hijacked” by the Liberal Democrats last night.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

The Welwyn Hatfield Times asked Conservative councillors from Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar if they voted for Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt in the Tory leadership election.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

More than 500 Welwyn Hatfield pupils put in an Olympic effort on Friday at the annual primary school games.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council will launch a consultation on whether to protect employment space at Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City and Cuffley sites.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council gave the go-ahead, yesterday, for new pay-and-display parking machines to be installed in Welwyn Garden City.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

More than 100 people turned out for a Roman Day event in Welwyn on Sunday.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

The keep Welwyn special campaign, which was started in response to the draft Local Plan’s call for sites, has garnered nearly 1,000 signatories.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hatfield HealthFest took place at the weekend – with the aim to help residents “become a little bit healthier and fitter”.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

The annual Roman Day event in Welwyn – taking place tomorrow – is encouraging those attending to dress up like a gladiator, centurion or patrician.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

A Hatfield man has had no hot water since his boiler broke down 22 days ago at his council flat.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is moving ahead with its plans to set up its own housing company by appointing a new director.

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has been urged to declare a climate emergency.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is trying for a second time to turn a Hatfield cemetery into a crematorium – in spite of a High Court ruling quashing its previous application.

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