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CCTV images of local vehicle crime wanted

Police say Brookmans Park and Welham Green targeted


Herts Police crime appeal image

Police are asking the public to contact them if they have any CCTV images of theft or attempted theft from vehicles on their properties. The appeal follows a number of incidents in Brookmans Park and Welham Green in recent days.

Local residents object to Chancellor’s expansion plans

57 neighbours submit comments


Chancellor's School, Brookmans Park showing area to be developed Image copyright North Mymms News, released under Creative Commons
Chancellor’s School, Brookmans Park showing area proposed for development
Image copyright North Mymms News, released under Creative Commons

A total of 64 comments have been received by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council in response to the resubmitted planning application from Chancellor’s School for new sports facilities and classrooms.

Of those 53 were from residents living in Pine Grove who were mainly concerned about traffic issues.

The local green belt society, parish council, and the Campaign for Rural England have all objected to the school's plans.

Old painting reveals former North Mymms dwellings

Local history archive sheds light on forgotten cottages


Oil Painting 9” x 6”  Label on back reads “Folly Lane” Potters Bar from M.C.A. Dec.25 1909 Image from the Peter Miller Collection
Oil Painting 9” x 6” 
Label on back reads “Folly Lane” Potters Bar from M.C.A. Dec.25 1909
Image from the Peter Miller Collection

An antique oil painting discovered by an archivist on the North Mymms History Project (NMHP) has helped identify the site of a pair of cottages that once stood along Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms (once known as Folly Lane).