New councillors Congratulations to all the new councillors elected to represent the people of Welwyn Hatfield on the borough council. You might think cycling is a county issue, but the reality is that getting new cycle routes is mostly linked to developer contributions from new buildings. So when you are planning new housing, please make… Read More »
We have continued to run cycle rides (for example Shaw’s Corner, Tewin Orchard Apple Day and around Letchworth) and attend local events such as the Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield Healthfests and the Welwyn Village Day. Perhaps most memorable will be the day of the London ride to explore the cycle routes which the People’s… Read More »
Next group ride: Letchworth Greenway Another ride starting with the train, this time taking us north to the Letchworth Greenway. This is an 18 mile ride from Letchworth Station (departing 11:00) around the outskirts of the town pausing for lunch in Baldock and a coffee and cake stop at the ride leader’s house in Fairfield. … Read More »
Local Safer Neighbourhood Police Officers will be in Market Place, Hatfield town centre, on Saturday 13th April 2019 between 12:00 – 15:00 hours, for bicycle marking and general crime prevention advice. Take your bike down and get it registered!
London Calling – exploring London’s new cycle routes; Saturday 23rd March 2019 Changed date! This ride is now on Saturday 23rd March 2019, as there are no trains on the Sunday. Our first ride of 2019. You’ll need to catch the train to London Kings Cross to join in. We will do a 20 mile… Read More »
One barrier to starting to cycle instead of driving is the perception that cycling will take much longer. For journeys of a mile or two, cycling is likely to take just a few minutes longer at worst and once you’ve defrosted a windscreen or sat in traffic, cycling can work out quicker! So, how far… Read More »
Happy Cycling New Year! A414 corridor strategy public consultation We are working on comments on a Hertfordshire County Council public consultation on the A414 corridor. For Welwyn Hatfield this includes the A414 and A1057 Hatfield Road, routes across Hatfield including Comet Way (A1001) and then on east from Mill Green. The document recognises the need… Read More »
A photo I’d put up on Facebook but not added to this web site. Back in October we took our stall to Hatfield Healthfest. It was a wet and chilly day, so the Mayor came prepared! Our thanks to Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon, Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield for chatting to us and to Whspaa for the… Read More »
A work colleague spotted this and sent me the link. Our jolly team set off by train for a cycle ride from Rugby. Cue the posh voice over and some Tweed Run type clothes. Enjoy!
After 5 months of campaigning, the hedge on French Horn Lane Hatfield has finally been cut back to a safe width. This is the work in progress last Monday. And as a reminder, this is how it was: