On this page we will provide information that we think will be useful to residents of our area.
One of our residents has kindly started an illustrated journal recording the ongoing work on the Green Oasis between numbers 9 and 33 in Sopwell Lane. You can find it at: https://saphra-greenoasis.blogspot.com
Highways fault reporting:
Potholes, street lights not working, blocked drains etc. can be reported to Hertfordshire County Council at: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk. Follow the link to “Report a road or pavement problem”.
Street cleaning issues:
Litter, fly-tipping, overflowing litter bins or rubbish not removed from roads & pavements can be reported to St Albans District Council online at: https://www.stalbans.gov.uk. Follow the link to “Recycling and rubbish and Street cleaning”.
Grounds maintenance issues:
Problems with trees or hedges on land owned by St Albans District Council, or with excessive growth of weeds on raods & pavements can be reported to St Albans District Council online at: https://www.stalbans.gov.uk. Follow the link to "Community and Living" and then "Grounds Maintenance".
To make an online complaint about noise go to: https://www.stalbans.gov.uk. Follow the link to View more services, then Environment and sustainability, then Environmental services, then Noise nuisances.
On Friday and Saturday nights St Albans District Council operate an out-of-hours noise patrol service, which deals with noise complaints. You can contact the duty team on 01727 811155 between 6pm and 3am.
The District Council also operates a Licensing Hotline to report complaints about Licensed Premises (pubs, clubs, restaurants etc.) out of hours. The number is 07770 701720.
Agendas and minutes for District Council meetings can be found at:
https://www.stalbans.gov.uk. Follow the link to View more services, then Council and elections, then Meetings, agenda, minutes & webcasts.
Details of planning applications can be found at:
https://www.stalbans.gov.uk. Follow the link to Planning and Building Control, Then View & track planning applications.
SAPHRA is a Residents' Association member of the St Albans Civic Society. You can view their latest newsletter at https://www.stalbanscivicsociety.com.
Opening times and locations of the St Albans foodbanks run by the Trussell Trust:
Tuesdays: 1 – 3 pm Christ Church, 3 High Oaks, New Greens AL3 6 DJ
Tuesdays: 4:00– 5:30 pm Cunningham Hub, Cell Barnes Lane AL1 5PX
Wednesdays: 12:30 – 2:30 pm Christadelphian Church Hall, 4-6 Abbotts Avenue AL1 2HX (CLOSING)
Thursdays: 12:30 – 2:30 pm Hilldyke Community Centre, 17 Hilldyke Road AL4 8TU
Fridays: 1:00 - 3:00 pm Holcroft Road, Batford AL5 5BQ
More information from: www.stalbansdistrict.foodbank.org.uk. Tel.: 01727 613 019.
Community alarms for older and vulnerable people in Hertfordshire