The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP


Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. This year marks the 70th […]

New Barnfield incinerator: an update

Dear Residents, A bit of breaking news today on the incinerator front. Although on the surface it’s bad news – Veolia have today won their case at the High Court on a technicality – it does not mean that the incinerator now has planning permission. It’s important to note that Courts do not grant planning […]

Shapps Unscripted

Dates for Shapps Unscripted 2015   Tickets are limited but completely free of charge.  Shapps is ticket only, but you can click on the links below to reserve your place.   5th March St Francis of Assisi (Anglican) Church Church Road, AL8 6QJ WG 26th March Brookmans Park Primary School Bradmore Way Brookmans Park […]

Who is Welwyn Hatfield’s most deserving Local Hero? The search is on..

Welwyn Hatfield’s Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has launched a search to find Welwyn Hatfield’s Local Hero for 2015. The idea behind the competition, being run in conjunction with the Welwyn Hatfield Times, is to publically recognise some of the unsung heroes who selflessly contribute to make such a difference in our community. The competition […]

Shapps wants to know if your commute is on the right track

Welwyn Hatfield Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has launched a short survey to find out what residents think about the train service in the local area. It comes at a time where we’ve seen large investment in Hatfield railway station alongside the recent development of a new train franchise run by Govia Thameslink, creating Great […]

Shapps thanks posties for delivering Christmas cheer

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps has dropped by Royal Mail’s Hatfield delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes to postmen ahead of their busiest period. During the visit, Grant was shown around the office by Delivery Office Manager Roy George and met the postmen who are working hard to deliver post in the run up […]

Walking Holiday Specialists Step Up to the Military Covenant

A Lemsford-based international tour company ‘Ramblers Worldwide Holidays’ have become the latest to join the growing list of supporters to the Military Covenant, the first localised campaign of this kind in the UK. The Welwyn Hatfield Corporate Military Covenant was launched by Grant this summer and aims to strengthen links between business and the Armed […]

Welwyn Hatfield Conservatives to donate £4,000 to Isabel Hospice

Local Conservatives are due to donate £4,000 to Isabel Hospice in Welwyn Garden City. The money was raised through the recent Christmas Market held at Hatfield House which the Conservatives run every year. In a tradition that dates back more than 30 years, the Conservatives donate half the proceeds of the Christmas Market to Isabel […]

A1 (M) upgrade announced set to ease congestion for Welwyn Hatfield

Road users in Welwyn Hatfield are set to benefit as part of major investment by the Government into overhauling England’s road network. The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a £15 billion plan on road improvements throughout the country as part of the Autumn Statement in an effort to improve our roads and to unlock […]

Local Businesses Help Support Wel Hats Campaign

The efforts of Grant Shapps MP, his team and local residents of Welwyn Hatfield of the ‘Wel Hats’ campaign have been recognised with support from local businesses paying for the postage of sending the knitted hats to Afghanistan. The Wel Hats campaign, in its second year, involves local people knitting hats. Last year the hats […]

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