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Neighbourhood Plan Questionnaire

Work continues on the Kimpton Neighbourhood Plan, and as ever we are interested to hear from local residents who wish to become involved and help with the rafting of this important document.  It is important for a number of reasons: Under the Localism Act 2011, new neighbourhood planning powers can be used to establish general planning policies for the development and use of land in a...

Playground basket damage

Recreation Ground playground – the basket to the centre pendulum swing has been removed on the advice of our playground inspector. The metal ring has come apart inside the blue rope and could cause a finger trap. The default has been reported to the supplier and we are awaiting their response regarding repair or replacement.

Hertfordshire Year of Walking

Hertfordshire County Council’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) and Public Health Team have launched the Hertfordshire Year of Walking, a celebration of all the fantastic walking opportunities the county has to offer. The aim is to get more people walking in the county as a means of exercise, leisure and for making short journeys more active. Whether walking appeals as a means...

Kimpton Flood Investigation – consultation event

Hertfordshire County Council commissioned a study into the flood events that have affected Kimpton, most memorably in 2001. This has looked at how and why the flooding occurred, and will examine ways the flood risk can be reduced in the future. The initial findings of this study are now ready, and you are invited to come along and contribute to the consultation:   Wednesday 19th...

Consultation on bus services in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire County Council is launching a consultation into the financial support the county council provides for bus services in Hertfordshire. This 12 week consultation relates to some of the 119 HCC contracted services we support and runs until 8 October 2014, commercial services and those funded from other sources (developer and district contributions etc) are not affected. The...

Public consultation on household waste recycling centres

Hertfordshire County Council has appointed a new contractor, AmeyCespa, to run the household waste recycling centres in the county. There is an initiative to achieve savings of £750,000 per year while still reducing waste, improving rates of re-use and recycling and maintaining a reliable service for residents. The key suggested changes, which could save at least £6 million over the...

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