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FESTIVAL SUCCESS

Congratulations to Knebworth Amateur Theatrical Society, aka KATS who have been having some festival fun of their own. The group was invited to perform a new one act play, Famous Island, at the Festival of One Act Playwriting in St Albans last week. The play was written directed by Katie Smith aged 15 (yes, that's 15) and won the Under-25 category. KATS Annual General Meeting will be at 8pm on Thursday 7 July in Knebworth Village Hall Annexe and budding playwrights, actors and stage crew are all welcome.....more

KNEBWORTH TO HAVE A CYCLE SHOP

Great news for cyclists:
Knebworth is due to get its own Bicycle shop in Station Road. Revolution Cycles will offer sales, service and repair....Watch this space

KNEBWORTH HOUSE ROCK FESTIVAL

Knebworth area residents can see the layout of the rock spectacular, to be held in the grounds of Knebworth House stately home from Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 10. The Knebworth site plan is similar to last year, with the Apollo and Saturn arena stages in the same positions as 2010, although the Strongbow Bowtime Bar has gone.

Bands will start on the main Apollo stage on the Friday around 3pm, with Diamond Head first up followed by thrash metal’s Big 4 of Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer and Metallica....Welwyn Times for more

NO SITE AVAILABLE FOR NEW KNEBWORTH SCHOOL

The "We Need A School" campaign is to be scaled down as no suitable site is available.

The We Need A School team has been campaigning since 2009 for a new secondary free school to serve children in the Hertfordshire villages of Knebworth, Woolmer Green, Codicote, Oaklands and Datchworth. We submitted our Outline Business Case to support our proposal in April 2011. Unfortunately, the Department for Education has decided it cannot approve our application at this time, largely because of the difficulties involved in finding a suitable site to host the school....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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