Playgrounds to remain closed



Playgrounds to remain closed

Unfortunately, we will not be reopening any of our playgrounds tomorrow. This affects Cherry Hill, North Close, Greenwood Park, Park Street Rec, Mayflower Road and Woodbury Field.The health and safety of our residents and visitors is our priority and we are actively looking at the practical implications of the recently issued Government guidance on reopening.It […]

Drive-through Coronavirus COVID-19 testing in Hertfordshire



Drive-through Coronavirus COVID-19 testing in Hertfordshire

Three pop-up drive-through Coronavirus testing stations are now open in Hertford (Saturdays), Watford (Sundays) and Stevenage (Mondays) for eligible people. Testing will run at each site from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Tests are only effective if people are swabbed in the first three days of having suspected coronavirus symptoms and are available for: people who have […]

Tell the NHS about your Experience of Coronavirus



Tell the NHS about your Experience of Coronavirus

The NHS has launched a survey which will help them understand more about how and where coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting people currently. By answering some quick questions you can help the NHS plan its response to coronovirus – the more people who use it, the more informed the NHS response will be. Click on the […]

Statement regarding Parish Precept



Statement regarding Parish Precept

Cllr. Dorothy Kerry – Chair, St Stephen Parish Council has issued the following statement regarding the Parish Precept.St Stephen Parish Council represents and serves the villages of Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green and Park Street, which is around 6,000 households. 98% of the Council Tax that you pay goes to Herts County Council, St Albans District […]

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE



CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

Please be advised the Parish Council have considered Government guidance and taken the difficult decision to close our buildings for the protection of the Community. This will take effect from 5pm Wednesday 18 March until further notice. Club Kidz & Ashbourne Nursery will remain open so key workers in our Community can be supported. Parish […]

John Bell Obituary



Tribute to John Bell by Chair of St Stephen Parish Council, Cllr Mrs Dorothy Kerry John was a St Stephen Parish Councillor for over 35 years, serving as its Chair from 2008 to 2010. John sat on a range of Parish Council Committees, including the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and was Chair of  several. He […]

Tree Work in the Council’s Woodlands and Open Spaces



Tree Work in the Council’s Woodlands and Open Spaces

The Parish Council recently had a Tree Safety Survey carried out by an independent arboricultural consultant to assess the trees within our woodlands and open spaces for signs of disease and to assess whether any present a hazard to heavily used areas such as play areas, pathways or property. The survey is carried out to […]