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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...

Winter highways arrangements

For the latest information on salting routes and what is happening on the roads during spells of bad weather please refer to the Winter Service information which will be kept updated http://www.hertsdirect.org/services/transtreets/highways/hhonlineservices/saltingroutes/

Kimpton Neighbourhood Plan

Kimpton Parish Council has applied to North Hertfordshire District Council for designation of a Neighbourhood Plan Area under Part 2 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. Consultation period : Monday 2nd December 2013 – Monday 13th January 2014 Neighbourhood Plans were introduced into the planning system by the Localism Act, 2011 and give local communities the...

Temporary Closing High Street

Hertfordshire County Council Temporary closing of B651 High Street, Kimpton NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intend to make an Order under Section 14[1] of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all traffic from using that length of B651 High Street, Kimpton from its junction with Hall Lane eastwards for a distance of approximately 30 metres.  The...

New Harpenden Secondary School

You may have heard or seen in the press that Herts County Council is proposing to build a new secondary school at Batford, Harpenden that would become the nearest secondary school for Kimpton. To secure the best outcome for the school children in our parish it is important that community support for the new school is demonstrated by signing the e-petition created by the Harpenden...

Potential closure of the Jarmans Park facility, Hemel Hempstead

You may or may not have heard about this initiative which, although not directly of concern to the Parish Council, we feel should be brought to your attention as there is the potential to lose a facility that a number of people in our community may well make use of. Jarman Park in Hemel Hempstead is due to be redeveloped following being purchased by Tesco Pension Trust. Under the...

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