Budding Politicians of the future

Students in a Welwyn-Hatfield primary school have been taking part in a national project to engage young people in the work of parliament. The students at St John’s C of E Primary School in Lemsford had been learning about Civil Engagement and Parliament all week and...

Shapps commits to being a Dementia friend

Local MP Grant Shapps, has re-committed himself to continue raising awareness for the Alzheimer Society. Whilst visiting the ‘pop-up’ display at the Welwyn Garden City Fountain, Grant wrote an ‘action’ pledge. Promising to “raise awareness of how to become a dementia...

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...