Refused planning permission In Goffs Oak

Broxbourne Council has refused planning permission for the application for 42 dwellings, creation of public open space, formation of access, hard and soft landscaping, car parking and associated works. A copy of the decision notice can be viewed on Broxbourne website http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/applicationsearch alternatively, a copy of the decision notice is available by forwarding a payment … Continue reading Refused planning permission In Goffs Oak

Watch out for scammers for contact and trace

Genuine contact tracers will: • call you from 0300 013 5000 • send you text messages from ‘NHS’ • ask you to sign into the NHS test and trace contact-tracing website • ask for your full name and date of birth to confirm your identity, and postcode to offer support while self-isolating • ask about … Continue reading Watch out for scammers for contact and trace

Planning process

Planning and Regulatory Committee, Borough of Broxbourne Council - next meetings Here is an extract from the planning section on the (BoB) website, which may help with understanding their process. The Planning and Regulatory Committee decides on applications for planning permission. The committee is also responsible for other regulatory matters, such as licensing and enforcement. The committee meets … Continue reading Planning process

Planning and Regulatory Meeting 27th May 2020- Newgatestreet Road, opposite Masons Parade

. Planning and Regulatory Meeting 27th May 2020. The Committee refused permission of the proposed development of 41 dwellings. See below for the Councils notes The development proposed is considered by officers to be unacceptable in its present form. The siting of the building, its height and significant level of fenestration, which is also at … Continue reading Planning and Regulatory Meeting 27th May 2020- Newgatestreet Road, opposite Masons Parade

Child Online Safety Resources for Parents and Carers

Dear Watch Member, The national Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) team have told us that their third #OnlineSafetyAtHome pack is now available with new activities for parents and carers to use at home. To support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools, CEOP we will be releasing new home activity packs each fortnight … Continue reading Child Online Safety Resources for Parents and Carers

Land to south of Goffs Lane – 51 dwellings, application to be sent to Secretary of State

The planning application was available via a video conference link:-https://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/downloads/file/608/planning-applications PLANNING AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE, 20th May 2020 PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR DETERMINATION:- Item 1: 07/19/0835/F. Recommended and sent to Secretary of State Location: Land To South of Goff’s Lane, Goff’s Oak, Hertfordshire EN7 5HJ Description: Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 51 dwellings alongside public … Continue reading Land to south of Goffs Lane – 51 dwellings, application to be sent to Secretary of State

Proposed development on St James Road

Reference07/20/0325/FLocationWhite House Farm St James Road Goffs Oak En7 6TrProposalDemolition of existing buildings and construction of 10 dwellings, new access road and landscapingCase OfficerMarie LaidlerReceived Date23/04/2020Valid Date23/04/2020Consultation End Date27/05/2020 Please go to the planning section on Broxbourne website to comment - http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk Note this is in addition to the planned site (B) in the Emerging … Continue reading Proposed development on St James Road

Details of delivery scams

Message from Neighbourhood watch Hertfordshire police has released images of some people they would like to identify as part of an investigation into a series of delivery scams. Please click on the following link for the appeal, images and advice. https://www.herts.police.uk/news-and-appeals/cctv-appeal-after-series-of-delivery-scams-0082 Anyone who recognises the people in the images can report information online atwww.herts.police.uk/report, or … Continue reading Details of delivery scams

Springfield And Westgate Nursery Crouch Lane planning application

Once again the developers have resubmitted an application to build on Green Belt Land in Crouch Lane. See below for details. To comment and object go to the planning section on the http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk website. The application is scheduled was be presented on Wednesday 27th and seems to be deferred. Reference Number07/20/0345/OLocationSpringfield And Westgate Nursery Crouch … Continue reading Springfield And Westgate Nursery Crouch Lane planning application

COVID-19 testing

Testing availability - message from neighbourhoodwatch How to access Hertfordshire’s three pop-up COVID-19 drive-through test centres this Saturday (tomorrow), Sunday and Monday. The pop-up sites in Hertford (Saturdays), Watford (Sundays) and Stevenage (Mondays) have been commissioned by local NHS organisations and are supported by the military. Testing at each site will open at 10am and … Continue reading COVID-19 testing

Reporting online alleged crimes including serious violence

We seem to be increasingly asked to report online alledged crimes including serious violence. Here is your chance to have your say on this how the police are doing providing this service as the police are presently reviewing the mechanisms for reporting alleged Serious Violence. There seems to be an increasing number of incidents that … Continue reading Reporting online alleged crimes including serious violence

Activity in Crews Hill

Message from our Cuffley friends Good News - The Gardening  Club  at Crews Hill is now open to customers (with observance of distancing) and online ordering has been suspended. For gardeners looking for supplies of plants and seeds Thompson and Morgan are one company offering a postal service.

Household and Recycling Waste Centre – Turnford (Brookfield site) due to reopen on Monday 11th May 2020

Message from Local Council means that the Recycling centre is to finally going to open on Monday 11th May 2020 Message from NeighbourhoodWatch Fly Tipping Attached is the Hertfordshire County Council “Lets S.C.R.A.P. fly tipping” leaflet.  It contains useful information and advice on how to reduce fly tipping. Fly Tips should be reported to your … Continue reading Household and Recycling Waste Centre – Turnford (Brookfield site) due to reopen on Monday 11th May 2020

Updates from Local Councillor including County support, Highways and Household Waste Management

Provided by Councillor Mark Mills - Bishop Herts County Support The County Council website is updated regularly with the latest communication. For further information on COVID - 19 and service updates from Hertfordshire County Council (HCC), please go the link; http://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk As a reminder; organisations who need to increase the support from local volunteers should … Continue reading Updates from Local Councillor including County support, Highways and Household Waste Management

Planning application granted in Goffs Oak for the Ashfield Nursery site, Newgatestreet Road – 5 custom type detached houses, 10th June 2020

It was agreed at this meeting to grant permission for the development of 5 dwellings of custom type houses. This was despite a Local objector with in depth knowledge of the working history and good condition spoke for three minutes, defending this beautiful stretch of Green belt land and the rural nature of Goffs Oak. … Continue reading Planning application granted in Goffs Oak for the Ashfield Nursery site, Newgatestreet Road – 5 custom type detached houses, 10th June 2020

One more planning application in Goffs Oak – 14 detached houses

One more planning application in Goffs Oak - 14 detached houses on Halsted Hill. Note this application is additional to THE proposed Local Plan. Please go to Broxbourne website to comment http://www.broxbourne.gov.uk Ref 07/20/0299/F Halstead Hill Nursery, Halstead Hill, Goffs Oak , Hertfordshire. EN7 5NAEnvironmental decontamination, creation of wildlife habitat and erection of 14 No. … Continue reading One more planning application in Goffs Oak – 14 detached houses

Report bad practice – war against those who are exploiting shoppers

Reporting bad practice. Look at this website to see what the government expects from businesses and how to report bad practice. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cma-statement-on-sales-and-pricing-practices-during-coronavirus-outbreak Let's stand up to any businesses trying to exploit the present situation for significant financial gain, even if it is only a toilet roll! https://cma-553899.workflowcloud.com/forms/c35b9608-b73d-464c-bbfa-0b3ccda758b2

Jumble and nearly new Sale. Cuffley Scouts Group. Saturday 28th March, 2pm -4pm

Message from Cuffley scouts Group Come to the 1st Cuffley Scout Group Jumble and Nearly New Sale taking place on Saturday 28th March 2pm - 4pm Donations gladly received on Friday 27th March between 7 - 9pm Saturday 28th March 10 - 12am We anticipate selling clothes, shoes, bags, antique and vintage treasures together with all kinds of … Continue reading Jumble and nearly new Sale. Cuffley Scouts Group. Saturday 28th March, 2pm -4pm

Cancelled – Tuesday 31st March, 7.30pm, Meet three of our local authors, for a literary evening.

Due to the Pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled until further notice. A Celebration of Writing,  The second talk of the year due to take place on Tuesday 31st March, 7.30pm at Goff's Oak Community Library. Meet three of our local authors, Mary Rensten, David Matthews and Kinga White for a literary … Continue reading Cancelled – Tuesday 31st March, 7.30pm, Meet three of our local authors, for a literary evening.

Application for a large new house – Burnt Farm Ride

This is a picturesque on the cusp of Cuffley and Goffs Oak, that has raised many locals concern because of the design and plan to build on Green Belt Land not sympathetic to the local builds. Check out Broxbourne website for more details. Reference Number07/20/0429/FLocationLand To The East Of Stanford House Burnt Farm Ride Goffs … Continue reading Application for a large new house – Burnt Farm Ride