This is a link to an article in the Welwyn Hatfield Times published in October following an interview with Adam Edwards, the Chair of WelHatCycling. The article includes a video recorded by Queensway poining out our long standing concerns about the roundabout at the junction with Woods Avenue.
Hertfordshire County Council have blocked Link Drive, Hatfield, to cars, creating a much nicer road for cycling. This is also a plus for Onslow St Audrey’s School which will see less traffic past their front gate. The change has proven controversial as can be seen in this report from the Welwyn Hatfield Times. In addition… Read More »
Had a bike stolen locally? Herts Police have recovered 60 bikes and are holding an event on 12 Sept to try to find their rightful owners. You will need to pre-register to attend. More details at: https://www.herts.police.uk/news-and-appeals/event-to-reunite-stolen-bicycles-with-rightful-owners-0577 Recovered bikes are of the following makes: 6ku, Boardman, Cannondale, Carrera, Charge, Claud Butler, Condor, Cube, East way,… Read More »
Widen my Path Widen my Path is a website where pedestrians and people who cycle can log local issues of concern. Local councillors can use it to see concerns in their local areas and residents can up vote the issues of most concern. Hertfordshire have used this to inform their bid for government funding (the… Read More »
Hatfield town centre route to be completed by 2022? On 23rd April 2020, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council approved development of the north east corner of the town centre and a condition of the development is a new cycle route across the town centre. The new route is the blue line below. The developer will pay… Read More »
I’ll do a more detailed report for the next news feature but for now a couple of photos of the joint WelHatCycling and Sustrans East Herts Rangers team who cleared 60 bags of rubbish ( a record we think) plus a tv, bike and other fun things from the short section of the Alban Way… Read More »
South Central Herts plans for cycling A big policy has come to cycling groups in Hertfordshire. This is the South Central Hertfordshire Growth and Travel Plan. It sets out Hertfordshire County’s plans for transport and so making sure cycling is included (which it is) and that important bits are not missed out (some are) is… Read More »
Our 2020 meetings are now all available as events. Due to some scheduling conflicts we are skipping January’s meeting so our first meeting of the year will be on 12th February 2020. The 12th February meeting will be at 18:30 as we have a big agenda, see February news above.
Final ride of 2019: Tewin Orchard Apple Day, Sunday 6th October 2019 Our final ride of the year is on Sunday 6th October 2019 when we ride from Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, to the Tewin Orchard for their Apple Day. We are promised children’s activities, guided walks around the orchard, a scavenger hunt for… 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 »