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), C16 (unnamed road), Station Road, A10 Puckeridge to Buntingford, London Road and Aspenden Road.

The Order is needed because utility service works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

If the Order is made, it shall come into force on 27 September 2021 for a period of up to 18 months. However, the restrictions specified shall only take effect at the times indicated by signs on or near the Road.

Please see the attached NOTICE and PLANS for full details.

Children’s Playground refurbishment works are underway!

The Broadmead Leisure team started work on the Aspenden Village Green Children’s Playground on Wednesday 8th September 2021.

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.

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’s play.

The Parish Council will keep you updated on the website.

 

Audit – Period of Public Rights 14th June 2021 to Friday 23rd July 2021

The unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) 2020 – 2021 has been published with this notice (attached).

As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that review.

Denise Anderson
Clerk Aspenden Parish Council

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

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that Aspenden Parish Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Council and residents of Aspenden extend condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

Hertfordshire’s online Book of Remembrance for HRH Duke of Edinburgh is available via https://lord-lieutenant-herts.org.uk/remembrance-2/

 

 

 

 

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.

Attached is a PowerPoint that provides an overview of the process, key dates and timelines and details for getting in touch.

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”), except for access.

An alternative route will be via Aspenden Road, 3U20 (unnamed road), C16 (unnamed road), Station Hill, A10 (unnamed road), London Road and Aspenden Road.

The Order is needed because water service connection works are proposed to be executed on or near the Road.

Please see the attached NOTICE and PLANS for full details.