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New crossing proposed for Brookmans Park village

Feasibility study set for September

Picture of Brookmans Park's Bradmore Green and Bluebridge Road. Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

Crossing Bluebridge Road in Brookmans Park village can be a bit of a challenge at times, especially for the elderly and those with small children. Rush hour and the school run are particularly busy times. For years people have been talking about the need for a pedestrian crossing, but, so far, nothing has been done. Now it seems the situation might be about to change.

"Patch up" planned for Jonas Way potholes

"Temporary solution" proposed by parish council

Photograph of Jonas Way. Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

The potholes along Jonas Way, Brookmans Park, which runs between Moffats Lane and Gobions Open Space car park, are to be filled in as a "temporary solution", according to North Mymms Parish Council (NMPC). The local authority says it will provide the material for infill, and the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) has, the council says, agreed to provide the labour.

RVC invites locals to view development plans

Doors open for 'master plan' viewing

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The Royal Veterinary College is opening its doors to local residents next month as it
sets out its 'master plan' for the years ahead. The site has been continually expanding over the years and now says it's about to remodel some of its research, learning, teaching, and office space.

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Your chance to be a hyperlocal journalist

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Is there a local issue that you want to raise? Perhaps you have stumbled upon a local news story that you want to follow up. Or there might be something going on in the neighbourhood that you feel deserves wider attention.

The Brookmans Park Newsletter has change

New look with enhanced content

Screen grab of the front page of the new-look Brookmans Park Newsletter

The Brookmans Park Newsletter is now a portal, offering an entry point for three new sites where all the history, walks, and archived news features have been updated, enhanced, and extended.

Station Road drains still blocked a month after resurfacing

Highways officer told to 'sort it out'

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A month after road resurfacing work left the grids and gullies along Station Road, between Brookmans Park and Welham Green completely blocked with excess gravel, weeds and plants have taken root.

Door-to-door rogue traders warning

New tactics being used in Hertfordshire

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Police and Trading Standards officers in Hertfordshire are warning residents to be vigilant after rogue traders in the county adopt new tactics for conning people on the doorstep.

More than 70 local walks on one interactive map

All walks are free to access, download, and print

All 74 local rambles on the Hertfordshire Walker site are now available to locate and access on a single map. The new feature also includes KML and GPX information for those who want to navigate the walks with a smartphone or any other mapping device. Both additions were suggested by users of the free walks site.

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