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MP TO HOLD SURGERY IN KNEBWORTH

Stephen McPartland MP, will be holding a surgery in Knebworth Village Hall on Friday 20th May. You can make an appointment to see him by sending an email to stephen@stephenmcpartland.co.uk by phone to 01438 728139 or in writing to Stephen McPartland MP, House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA. The surgery is due to start at 10:00am.

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NEW SCHOOL FOR KNEBWORTH DISCUSSION

Are you in favour of a secondary school being built within one and half miles of the centre of Knebworth? That's the question Knebworth Parish Council is asking us. The We Need a School group has obtained permission to make a business case to build a Free (out of the State system) School somewhere within that radius, or possibly a little further away. The Parish Council wants to know what we think. Survey slips are available from the Library, Village News, Station Road or the Corner Store, Stockens Green until 21 May. You can post completed slips in the Village Hall letterbox....more

CONGRATULATIONS TO HANNAH BROOKES

"Hannah Brookes really is aged 9 and she is a fine, lively artist" That's the verdict of judge Caroline McCaffrey from Hertfordshire Community Foundation, sponsors of the CPRE Hertfordshire Village of the Year Children's Poster Competition. Hannah, of Knebworth School, beat off competition from over 800 entries from 19 schools with her winning poster design on the theme 'A Village Wedding'. Hannah's poster will be sent to all villages entering the Village of the Year competition and all nine winning posters will be on display at the Village of the Year Awards Evening on 30 June in County Hall. Knebworth School receives £100 to spend on art supplies....more

WASTE NOT WANT NOT OPEN NEW MARKET IN STEVENAGE

Waste Not Want Not, the horticultural based social enterprise which rescues plants and horticultural materials from landfill, now have a stall at the Stevenage Indoor Market and are open every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 08:30 to 17:30.

WNWN propogate and pot on shrubs, trees, plants and bedding which can be delivered to your home at low or zero cost, dependant on quantity; order by telephone at 01438 820154 or from their web site Click Here.

WNWN are seeking projects where they can use their skills and materials, being performed at very advantageous and economic rates; their labour force comprises volunteers from all sections of society who enjoy horticultural activities and who seek to extend their social network as well as doing some good in the community....more

TALENT REQUIRED FOR KNEBWORTH FESTIVAL

If you've been singing in the shower, reciting poetry to the cat, or dancing for the dog, you will be delighted to learn that Knebworth Festival Committee are keen to showcase your talent. Contact Derek Harrison on 01438 817992 for details of the Knebworth Community Chorus and Suzanne Hodges on 07846 77107 for details of the Talent Showcase which takes place at the Village Fete on 18 June....more

MULTI ACTIVITY EXERCISE GROUP FOR OVER 65s

A multi- activity group for over 65’s is restarting in Knebworth and is Herts Sports Partnershipproviding local residents with the chance to try gentle and seated exercises, table tennis, badminton, new age bowls, indoor curling and even some local health walks. The classes are part of an initiative from Herts Sports Partnership called Active Together, designed to offer enjoyable activities in a relaxed and sociable atmosphere. The two hour sessions take place at Knebworth Village Hall every Friday at 1pm and each class costs just £2.50....more

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