MP intervenes with rail bosses to get new trains rolling

New trains that were sitting idle for months will finally start to be used between Welwyn Hatfield and London. This news comes after local MP Grant Shapps pushed bosses at the operator, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), into action. Mr Shapps has been in close contact...

MP wins £400,000 for Welwyn Hatfield stations

Each station in Welwyn Hatfield has been awarded £80,000 for improvements. Grant Shapps MP secured the funding after last year’s chaos caused by the timetable changes from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). Welwyn Hatfield stations were some of the worst affected by the...

‘Keep your Gosling promise’ demands MP Shapps

Bosses at the landmark Gosling Sports Park have been urged to ‘honour their pledge’ about the future of its sports hall. The warning comes from Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps. He fears executives at Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL), which owns and runs the complex,...

Centenary sports celebration needs you!

Calling all sports men and women. Organisers of WGC’s centenary celebrations are staging a range of events throughout 2020 – and want local teams and clubs to get involved. The highlight will be a Week of Sport running from Saturday, June 27 to Sunday, July 5. But...