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Children’s Playground welcomes ‘Charlie Chicken’

The Children’s Playground works are on schedule, despite the heavy rain recently. The existing equipment is being painted and the new pieces are being assembled and installed. The new safety surfacing will be laid next Thursday and Friday.
Aspenden is delighted to welcome ‘Charlie Chicken’ who very soon will be joined by new friends in the dedicated area for younger children’s play.

Temporary closing of Aspenden Road, Buntingford

NOTICE is given that the Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Aspenden Road, Buntingford from its junction with The Street north eastwards for a distance of approximately 333 metres (“the Road”).
An alternative route will be via 3U20 (unnamed road),

Refurbishment of Aspenden Village Green Children’s Playground

Aspenden Parish Council are delighted that the refurbishment of the Children’s Playground on Aspenden Village Green will start week beginning 6th September 2021.
The Playground will be closed to users for approximately 3 weeks whilst the work is carried out.
Councillors requested the works be delayed until the school summer holiday period had finished so not to disappoint users during the summer break.

New Parish Council Noticeboard

Aspenden Parish Council are pleased to announce that they have finally been able to erect the new noticeboard on Aspenden Village Green. The noticeboard was purchased last year but due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions installation hadn’t been possible up until now.
The noticeboard will primarily display Parish Council notices but anybody can request to place information on the noticeboard for the benefit of Aspenden residents by contacting the Parish Council Clerk via

Electoral Review of East Hertfordshire District Council

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) will be conducting an electoral review of East Hertfordshire District Council.
The review will decide on:

the number of elected district councillors
the number of wards
the name of wards
where the boundaries between wards should lie
the number of councillors for each ward

The LGBCE are keen that this information is disseminated to as many people as possible and to provide them with the opportunity to express their views.

Aspenden Village Green Children’s Playground

Aspenden Parish Council are currently in the process of obtaining quotes for refurbishment and improvements to the Children’s Playground.
The playground will have new safety surfaces, all play equipment will be refurbished and repainted and there will be some new items for younger children play.
It is hoped that work can start early summer and we will keep you posted with regular updates on the website.

Aspenden Road closure

NOTICE is given that Hertfordshire County Council intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, to prohibit all vehicular traffic from using that length of Aspenden Road, Buntingford from a point 23m north east of its junction with The Street north eastwards for a distance of approximately 110 metres (“the Road”),