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Temporary change to office opening hours

Aldenham Parish Council office will be closed on the following dates;

26th September & 5th October – All staff working from home but can still be contacted

27th September – Due to staff training

You will still be able to contact the office by telephone on 01923 856433 or 07833 251115

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

World Alzheimer’s Day

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay. This is a global opportunity to raise awareness, this year it has a special focus on post-diagnosis support ‘Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s’.
If you are affected by dementia, staff are ready to give you the support you need http://alzheimers.org.uk

Dementia support – call: 0333 150 3456.

Alzheimer’s Society – call: 0330 333 0804

Solar Together

Solar Together Hertfordshire
There are just seven days left for Hertsmere residents to register to be part of a tried and tested renewable energy scheme to help save the planet and cut their energy bills. Residents are being encouraged to come together to invest in solar panels and battery storage through a group-buying scheme, Solar Together, being brought forward by Hertsmere Borough Council in partnership with other Hertfordshire local authorities and independent experts iChoosr. Householders can register online to become part of the group for free and without obligation. The scheme offers solar panels with optional battery storage and EV charge points, as well as retrofitting of battery storage for residents who have already invested in solar panels and are looking to get more from the renewable energy they generate, as well as increase their independence from the grid.  Registration closes on Tuesday 27 September, when an auction of pre-approved UK solar PV suppliers will take place. Pre-approved UK solar PV suppliers participate in an auction on Tuesday 27 September. They are able to offer competitive pricing as the volume and geographic concentration makes it possible for them to realise greater efficiencies, which they pass on with lower prices for installations. After the auction, registered households will be emailed a personal recommendation which is specific to the details they submitted in their registration.  If they choose to accept their recommendation, the specifics of their installation will be confirmed with a technical survey after which a date can be set for the installation of their solar PV system. Telephone and email helpdesks are on-hand throughout the whole process which, together with information sessions, will allow households to make an informed decision in a safe and hassle-free environment.

The innovative scheme builds on four years of the highly successful Solar Together programme run across the UK. To date, Solar Together has delivered over 7,000 installations and over 130,000 tonnes of avoided lifetime carbon emissions.  To find out more go to www.solartogether.co.uk/hertsmere or www.hertsmere.gov.uk/solartogether  

Working with you, for you, improving our communities, our places. Contact us www.hertsmere.gov.uk customer.services@hertsmere.gov.uk 020 8207 2277 Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, WD6 1WA

The Law Clinic

Justice Bus coming to Borehamwood! A Hertfordshire Law Clinic has been set up by the University of Hertfordshire and is organising satellite clinics to improve access to justice for communities across Hertfordshire. The Law Clinic will offer FREE advice to members of the public on a range of legal issues including family, employment, housing and consumer. All advice is provided by solicitors, or trained law students working under the supervision of qualified lawyers. Law Students will endeavour to offer signposting to other organisations if for any reason the clinic cannot assist. The Justice Bus will be at Borehamwood Foodbank on Thursday 22 September, 20 October and 17 November 10am – 12.30pm.  If you would like to book an appointment to guarantee you are seen at the satellite clinic please contact the Law Clinic on 01707 284115 or by email.

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Working with you, for you, improving our communities, our places. Contact us www.hertsmere.gov.uk
customer.services@hertsmere.gov.uk 020 8207 2277 Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, WD6 1WA            

National period of mourning comes to an end

As the National period of mourning comes to an end our Union flag has returned to full mast. Today we have removed the Book of Condolence which is to be collated and bound. Thank you to all those who took the time to come and pay your respects.

Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Councillors and Officers of Aldenham Parish Council are deeply saddened at the news of Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts are with all members of the Royal Family at this time.

Meetings of the Council – The Full Council and Planning meetings due to take place on 12 & 19 September have been cancelled during the period of mourning.

State Funeral – The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September, the night before the State Funeral, and will be marked by a one-minute silence. The silence can be marked privately at home but if you would like to gather at the War Memorial, to pay your respects, you are more than welcome but no official service will be given by Aldenham Parish Council.

On the day of the funeral our offices will be closed, on Monday 19 September, to observe the national bank holiday in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral.

Bin collection amendment for bank holiday

Bin collection amendment for bank holiday to mark State Funeral

Hertsmere civic offices will be closed on Monday 19 September to observe the national bank holiday in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral.

Accordingly, waste collections will slip a day, meaning black bin collections will take place a day later as shown below.  

Normal collection day                                  Revised collection day

Monday 19 September                                  Tuesday 20 September
Tuesday 20 September                                  Wednesday 21 September
Wednesday 21 September                          Thursday 22 September
Thursday 22 September                                Friday 23 September
Friday 23 September                                     Saturday 24 September

Normal collections will resume on Monday 26 September. To find out more about bin collections, please visit: www.hertsmere.gov.uk/bincollections

Have your say on the future of SW Herts

05 September 2022 Views on the future of South West Hertfordshire are being invited, as a draft vision for the area which aspires to accelerate ‘positive change’ is now open for public consultation.

The South West Hertfordshire 2050 – Realising Our Potential document, includes a draft vision and objectives for the area until 2050 and marks the first formal plan-making stage for the South West Herts Joint Strategic Plan (JSP), which is being drawn up by Hertsmere Borough Council, St Albans City and District Council, Dacorum Borough Council, Three Rivers District Council and Watford Borough Council, supported by Hertfordshire County Council.

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