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Essendon footbridge reopens

Dangerous right of way replaced


Image: The new footbridge at the east end of Essendon footpath 2 Image courtesy of the Hertfordshire Countryside Management Service
The new footbridge at the east end of Essendon footpath 2
Image courtesy of the Hertfordshire Countryside Management Service

Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management team has replaced a rotten and dangerous wooden footbridge on a local public footpath which means that walkers are now able to complete a number of popular routes.

The bridge is at the east end of Essendon footpath 2 at its junction with bridleway 26. It features on two of the rambles on our walks site, Hertfordshire Walker.

Local response to EU remain or leave petitions

How voting looked at 3pm on Friday 22 March


Image: Screen-grab of voter response taken at 3pm on Friday 22 March
The graphic above is a screen-grab taken at 3pm on Friday 22 March

Anyone interested in seeing how local residents are responding to two national petitions to remain in or leave the EU can check the latest figures on the government website.

By 3pm on Friday 22 March, 5,417 people in Welwyn Hatfield (4.89% of 110,750 constituents) had signed the national petition to revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. So far 548 people (0.49% of constituents) had signed a petition to leave the EU without a deal.

680 knives surrendered during amnesty

216 in Hatfield and 253 in Potters Bar


Graphic of knife amnesty results in Hertfordshire 2019 courtesy of Hertfordshire Constabulary


Hertfordshire police say the latest knife amnesty has resulted in a record number of items being surrendered across the county. The haul includes swords, military knives, knuckle dusters, and a large number of kitchen knives.