Police Update @ 14th September 2020

PCSO Paul Dearman supplied a Police Update for the Parish Council Meeting on 14th September 2020.

Citizens Advice East Herts Scam Advice

Citizens Advice East Herts can help if you are worried about scams. Citizens Advice offers free, confidential, independent and impartial advice to anyone. We work in our local area and we are mainly staffed by volunteers.
We give information and advice to people to help solve their problems. We also work to make life better by campaigning locally and nationally on the issues that keep causing problems

Dandara Public Consultation Thursday 10th September 4pm – 7pm

Since the approval of Keepers Chase last year, Dandara are in a position to acquire a small parcel of land adjoining the north of Keepers Chase. Following pre-application advice from the Council, Dandara are currently preparing an application for 23 dwellings on the site which will be submitted to East Hertfordshire District Council in due course.

A10 Buntingford Roundabout Upgrade – Stakeholder Consultation

HCC is developing a scheme to upgrade the roundabout at the junction of the A10 and London Road to the south of Buntingford. This improvement is identified in the Council’s Local Transport Plan and East Herts District Council’s Local Plan. The Council is currently seeking funding to deliver the project so we are unable to commit to a delivery date,

Citizen’s Advice East Herts – Here to help

Since 23 March, we have helped 2,396 clients – 36% more than the same time period last year – with advice on a range of issues. Employment continues to be the top issue for clients, with advice needed on furlough and redundancy etc. We are also continuing to help with practical support such as Foodbank referrals and local community links and are working with East Herts Police and other local Citizens Advice to raise awareness of Covid-related scams.

Speed Management Strategy

The Local Transport Plan sets out how the County Council intends to provide for safe and efficient travel, catering for all forms of transport. The Speed Management Strategy is a supporting document to this and sets out a consistent approach to setting speed limits along with guidance for implementing traffic calming measures and speed cameras.
The strategy includes further guidance on the implementation of 20mph speed limits. 

Three mowers on the village green

Village Grass Cutting ‘A Team’

Aspenden Parish Council would like to thank Tony Burton, Steve Merriman and Steve Parlor, our very own ‘A’ Team, for continuing to cut the village green.

Red telephone box

Aspenden Village Defibrillator

Aspenden Parish Council is pleased to announce the purchase and installation of a defibrillator within the former BT phone kiosk located opposite The Fox.  A demonstration session will be arranged for later on in the year, once the Government restrictions have been lifted/eased and an invite will be sent round the Village, all will be welcome. 

Coronavirus – Aspenden Parish Council Emergency Village Assistance

If you are considered “at risk” and are self-isolating due to COVID-19 we can help. If you need urgent supplies, medication collected or just a friendly phone call please get in touch.