Local Services & Business

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Tel: 01438 815267
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Accountants
Allotments
Au Pair
Badminton
Bed & Breakfast
Building & Plumbing
Bus Services
Bowls
Cakes
Car Services
Care Services
Cemetery/Crematorium
Childminding
Chiropodist
Church
Cinemas
Citizens Advice
Cleaning Services
Clubs & Organisations
Computers & Websites
Counselling
Cricket
Dog Walking
East Herts Council
Elderberries Club
Electrical Services
Estate Agents
Events Services
Fete
Football
Funeral Services
Garden & Outdoor Services
Guides & Brownies
Hair & Beauty
Health & Fitness
Herts County Council
Herts Young Farmers Club
Home Improvements
Hospitals
Hypnotherapy
Judo
Kennels
Language Courses
Leisure Garden Plots
Library
Local Radio
Magistrates’ Court
Medical Services
Member of Parliament
Model Railway Club
Museums
Nurserys & Playgroups
Parish Council
Parish Magazine
Parks & Play Areas
Photography & Pictures
Pilates
Police
Post Boxes
Post Offices/General Stores
Pre-School
Pubs & Restaurants
Rail Services
Recycling
Registrar
Rugby
Samaritans
School
Scouts & Cubs
Shops
Solicitors
Sport
Sports Club
Swimming Pools
Taxis & Voluntary Drivers
Tea Rooms
Tennis
Theatres
Tiddlywinks
Travel Agents
Village Fete
Village Halls
Village Website
Windows
Womens Institute
Yoga

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Accountancy, Finance and Taxation Services

RAH & Co – Chartered Management Accountant

Fees individually tailored to your needs and are agreed in advance. Complete accounting and tax solutions. Established or new business welcome. FREE initial consultation.

Contact: Robert Harris BA ACMA
Tel: 01438 811771 (Office) or 07712 203 393 (Mobile)
Web: www.robertaharris.co.uk

Southwell Tyrrell & Co

Personal & Business Tax – Self Assessment Procedures. Private Companies – Business Planning – Managements Accounts.  Medical Practitioners’ Accounts, Partnerships – Charities, Inheritance Tax & Trusts – Value Added Tax.

Contact: Paul Marshall for an initial consultation.
41 Baldock Street, Ware. SG12 9DH
Tel: 01920 461 693 (Day) or 01438 813284 (Evening)
Email: info@southwell-tyrrell.co.uk

UK Corporate Finance Ltd

Personal & business finance solutions – personal mortgages, buy to let mortgages, homeowner loans, life assurance, home insurance, financial advice, commercial finance, vehicle leasing, equipment finance.

Tel: 01438 811101 or 07930 483 223 (mobile)
Web: www.corporatefinanceuk.co.uk

Au Pair

Universal Au Pairs

Au pairs available from many European countries. Long and Short term placement. All au pair profiles are available to view on our website.

Contact: Philip or Caroline Lodge
18 Whitehorse Lane, Burnham Green, Herts, AL6 0HA
Tel: 01438 798403
Email: membership@universalaupairs.com
Web: www.universalaupairs.com

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Bed and Breakfast

Coltsfoot Country Retreat

A luxury boutique hotel set among 40 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, in the grounds of an old 16th century farmhouse.

Coltsfoot Lane, Bulls Green, Datchworth, SG3 6SB.
Tel: 01438 212800
Email: info@coltsfoot.com
Web: www.coltsfoot.com

Boarding Kennels & Catteries

Canine Connections Hertfordshire

Home boarding for dogs based in Stapleford (nr Watton at Stone). Lovely rural setting with loads of woods and fields to explore. At least 2 walks a day included. Experienced and qualified dog handler & trainer. Fully insured, DBS checked and licenced with East Herts Council.

Contact: Lisa Slater
Tel: 07531 357 246
Email: canineconnectionsherts@gmail.com
Web: www.canineconnectionsherts.co.uk

Mimram Boarding Kennels

Individual runs. Walked 3 times a day. Indoor pool, chauffeur service and K9 salon. Licenced and fully insured.

Contact: Bruce & Esther Carley
Tel: 01438 715116
Email: mimramkennels@btinternet.com
Web: www.mimramkennels.co.uk

Tewin Boarding Cattery

(Est. 1956) The Cattery for owners who care. Comfort and security for your pets. We offer all year boarding facilities in spacious individual accommodation, individually heated with all specialist needs catered for. Licenced and approved by local authorities. Vaccination certificate required. Pre-booking inspection and cat chat welcome.

Contact: Mrs J Izzard
Tel: 01438 798476

Walkies K9

Home boarding for dogs and small animals based in Tewin. Warm homely environment for your pets. Sorry, but we are unable to take cats or bitches on heat.

Contact: Julie Kirkham
Tel: 01438 717261 or 07876 754 934 (mobile)
Email: walkiesk9@btinternet.com

Building & Plumbing Contractors

ATW Construction

Extensions, Brickwork, Stonework, wall& Floor Tiling.

Contact: Tim Wood
Tel: 01438 814617 (home) or 07984 128 608
Email: atwconstruction@outlook.com

David P Bunyan

Building & Plumbing Contractor.
Tel: 01438 812640 or 01992 587226.

HomeWood Plumbing & Heating Services

For all types of plumbing work from installing new bathrooms and central heating to fixing leaking taps and pipes. Gas Safe registered.

Contact: Milton Bishop
Tel: 01438 717536 or 07977 924 459
Email: milton@homewoodplumbing.co.uk
Web: www.homewoodplumbing.co.uk

Master Developments Limited

Specialising in home extensions, working with clients to deliver projects on time, to cost and at a high standard.

Tel: 01438 814498 or 07795 474 214

ML Brown Building Services

Hard landscaping, brickwork, porches, extensions, timber structures, patios, driveways. Free estimates and advice. Reasonable rates. Examples of work in local area.

Tel: 01438 715320 or 07944 748 560 (mobile)
Email: matthewbrownbuilding@gmail.com

Ron Body Plumbing & Heating

Fully qualified. Gas Safety registered. Friendly and reliable.

Tel: 01438 235815 or 07505 115 251 (mobile)

Bus Services

National Traveline 0871 200 22 33 bus enquiries or 0845 748 4950 rail enquiries

Concessionary fares: Contact: Cencessionary Travel Team on 0300 123 4050

From Datchworth:
◦379 Centrebus. Stevenage to Hertford & visa versa. Via: Knebworth, Woolmer Green, Datchworth, Bulls Green, Burnham Green.
◦378 Centrebus (Mon, Weds & Fri only). Stevenage to Hertford & visa versa. Via: Knebworth, Woolmer Green, Datchworth, Bulls Green, Burnham Green.
◦388 Centrebus. SCHOOL DAYS ONLY. Ware to Welwyn Garden City and vice versa. Via: Tewin, Burnham Green, Welwyn North Station.

From Knebworth and Woolmer Green:
◦300/301 Arriva. Stevenage (Lister Hospital) to Hemel Hempstead Via: Knebworth, Woolmer Green, Old Welwyn, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield & St Albans.
◦203 Uno. Watton at Stone to Welwyn Garden City (Thursdays only). Via: Datchworth, Bulls Green & Digswell

Useful Numbers
General Enquiries 0300 123 4040
Passanger Transport Enquiries 0300 123 4050

Dial-a-Ride
If you wish to discuss Dial-a-Ride call: 01707 343 600.

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Car Services

Jacksons

124 London Road, Knebworth, SG3 6EY
Tel: 01438 812928

M & S Body Repairs

Motor vehicle bodywork and repairs.
Pound Farm, Hollybush Lane, Datchworth SG3 6RE.
Contact: Mark Bullard
Tel: 01438 813768 or 07771 822 830 (mobile)
Email: mark.bullard@sky.com

Tewin Car Repairs

Repairs, MOT’s and servicing. Based at Tewin Hill Farm.
Contact: Steve Pocock
Tel: 07917 798500

Care Services

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service

A charitable enterprise that provides meals on wheels on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council.

Tel: 0330 2000 103
Email: info@hertsindependentliving.org
Web: www.hertsindependentliving.org

Unique Herts Care

A care provider based in Woolmer Green who provide care to the elderly and disabled who wish to stay living in their own home.  We provide our service to residents of Woolmer Green and the surrounding villages. We are CQC registered.

Tel: 01438 817946 or 07717 454 378
Email: admin@uniquehertscare.co.uk
Web: www.uniquehertscare.co.uk

 Cemetery & Crematorium Services

(Also see ‘Funeral Services’)

Harwood Park Crematorium

Cremation Services can be arranged for any day including Saturdays and Sundays. Book of Rememberance and Memorial Gardens. Harwood Park is a fully owned subsidiary of Austin’s Funeral Service.

Watton Road, Knebworth, Herts. SG2 8XT

Tel: 01438 815555
Email: hpc@crematorium.co.uk
Web: www.crematorium.co.uk

Childminding

Little Tots Childminding

Ofsted registered, CRB checked, First Aid trained.  Woolmer Green & Datchworth area.

Contact: Joanna Riddle
Tel: 01438 813530 (home) or 07766 904 111 (mobile)
Email: littletots@tesco.net

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Church

Church of England
All Saints Church, Bury Lane, Datchworth

Click here to go to All Saint’s website

Team Rector:
Rev. Susannah Underwood
Tel: 01438 817183
Email: team.vicar@welwyn.org.uk

Reader to All Saints:
Mrs Catherine Jupp
Tel: 01438 716622.

Churchwardens:
Mr Richard Dent
Tel: 01438 812156
Email: richard.dent@zen.co.uk

Mr Peter Large
Tel: 01438 811627
Email: largejest@aol.com

Assistant Churchwarden:
Mrs Sylvia Barsby
Tel: 01438 812692

The Churchwardens will gladly provide information about other church activities – flower arranging, prayer, groups, study and discussion.

Secretary to the Parochial Church Council:
Denise Nee
Tel: 07950 336 459
Email: denise@fullonmarketing.com

Treasurer to the Parochial Church Council:
Mike Hall
Tel: 01438 811214
Email: mikefghall@hotmail.com

Sunday services:
Parish Communion at 9.30 am each Sunday except on the 4th Sunday of each month.  Family service is on the 4th Sunday at 11.15am (no communion).  For any alterations to Sunday services, mid-week services, festivals and services during holiday periods, please look at the monthly Datchworth Parish Magazine.

Children’s activities:

Mini Saints: 2.30pm to 4pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the Church Hall.

Friday Funday: 3pm to 4.30pm every Friday in the Church Hall.

Tweenagers: 6 to 8 year olds. 6pm to 8pm every Friday in the Church Hall.

The Hub: 14+ year olds.  7.30pm to 9pm every Sunday at the Church House, St. Mary’s, Welwyn.

Christian Aid:
Datchworth Collections organiser:
Mrs Thora King
Tel: 01438 814174.

Bellringing:
Contact:
Mrs Beverly Tapper
Tel: 01920 830688.

Church Hall Hire:
Contact:
Diana Large
Tel: 01438 811441
Email: largejest@aol.com

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Cinemas

Cineworld

Cineworld, Stevenage Leisure Park, Stevenage. SG1 2UA
Tel: 0871 200 200
Web: www.cineworld.co.uk

Odeon Cinema

Odeon Cinema, The Galleria, Comet Way, Hatfield. AL10 9TF
Tel: 0871 22 44 007
Web: www.odeon.co.uk

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Stevenage

Swingate House, Danestrete, Stevenage, SG1 1AF.
Tel: 08444 111 444 (10am to 4pm Monday to Friday)
Web: www.stevenagecab.org.uk
Drop-In Services:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am to 12.30pm.
Tuesday 1pm to 3.30pm.

Hertford

4 Yeoman’s Court, Ware Road, Hertford, SG13 7HJ.
Open Monday to Thursday 10am to 1pm – Closed on Fridays.

Tel: 08448 489 700 (10am to 4pm Monday to Thursday)
Click here for East Herts Citizens Advice website

Cleaning Services

DS Window Cleaning and Pressure Washing

We clean windows and frames, gutters, fascias and conservatories using the latest technology in pole-fed pure water systems.  We also carry out pressure washing on patios and driveways.

Contact: Luka
Tel: 07713 490 773 (Mobile) or 01920 832 171 (home)
Email: hello@jdswindowcleaning.co.uk

Oven Wizards

Oven, hob, extractor & microwave professional cleaning.

Tel: 01992 466 683
Email: steveandlizbruen@ovenwizards.com
Web: www.ovenwizards.com

Sparkles Domestic Services

For all your domestic cleaning and basic decorating needs. CRB checked & insured.

Tel: 07508 382 006
Email: laura@sparklesdomestic.co.uk
Web: www.sparklesdomestic.co.uk

The Castle Sweep (Chimney sweeping)

Chimney sweeping, CCTV inspection, Nest removal, smoke testing. Fully insured service from an ‘Institute of Chimney Sweeps’ registered professional.

Tel: 07753 759 023.

 Clubs & Organisations

Also see: “Datchworth Sports Club” and “Sports”.

Elderberries Club

The Club meets in Datchworth Village Hall every Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm. Transport is arranged for all members of the Club, which is for people over 60 years old who live in the Parish. New members are always welcome.

Contact: Vic Oliver
Tel: 01438 759183
Email: vic_oliver@tiscali.co.uk
Click here to view webpage

Guides & Brownies

The Datchworth Guides, Brownies and Rainbows meet in Datchworth Village Hall.

Contact: Rachel Biggs.
Email: firstdatchworthguides@hotmail.co.uk
Click here to view the Datchworth Guides webpage

Herts Young Farmers Club

An outdoors based club for people aged 10 to 26 years. Lots of activites and regular meetings, run by members. For more information please contact the county office:

Tel: 01920 821393 or 07825 525573
Email: hertsyfc@btinternet.com
Web: www.hertsyfc.com

Mini Mozart

Mini Mozart is an educational music class for babies and toddlers (0 to 4 years) using live music! It introduces music through pitch, rhythm and tone and fun musical exercises using bubbles, a parachute and percussion instruments. Based on a different fairy tale or fable each week, Mini Mozart’s unique classes have two sections: a warm-up where your child will get up close to the Clarinet, Saxophone and Piano, then a sing-a-long interactive story. It is held at Datchworth Village Hall on Thursday mornings at 10am. (Term time only)

Contact: Emma Hanlon
Email: emma@minimozart.com
Tel: 07966 156 779
Web: www.minimozart.com

Model Railway Club

The Stevenage and District Model Railway Club is situated in the old Chapel, Datchworth Green. We are always pleased to welcome new members, whether male or female from the age of 10 years. Junior members must be accompanied by an adult at all times. We meet on Monday evenings 7.30pm to 10pm and Wednesday mornings 10am to 1pm.

Contacts: John Polley (Chairman)
Tel: 07814 546 772
Emails:
chairman@sandmodelrailway.org.uk
Or
secretary@sandmodelrailway.org.uk
Web: www.sandmodelrailway.org.uk

Scouts & Cubs

“2nd Datchworth Scout Group”: Scouts, Cubs and Beavers meet at their HQ adjacent to Datchworth Village Hall.

Contact: Colin Skuse
Tel: 07861 224 746
Email: datchworth@stevenagescouting.org.uk
Click here to view Datchworth Scouts webpage

Womens Institute

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30 pm in Datchworth Village Hall. New members are always welcome.

Contact: Anne Charles (President)
Tel: 01438 812098
Email: annecharles@amca.co.uk
Click here to view Datchworth WI webpage

Computers & Websites

FP Mortimore Website Design & Management

Website development and maintenance backed up by marketing support and advice for small businesses.  Over 15 years experience. Based in Tewin.

Tel: 07976 653 329
Email: frankie@fpmortimore.co.uk
Web: www.fpmortimore.co.uk

Hawks Hall Ltd.

Computer/IT Support – Troubleshooting, virus detection and removal, PC upgrades and repair, website design and hosting.  Fully qualified Microsoft Systems Engineer with over 20 years experience.

Tel: 01438 816046
Email: support@hawkhall.co.uk
Web: www.hawkshall.co.uk

Net Commerce Solutions Ltd.

Local web designers, web marketing and promotion specialists.

Contact: Malcolm Tebbutt
Tel: 0870 246 7642 Ext. 3
Web: www.net-commerce-solutions.co.uk

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Datchworth Sports Club

We provide Rugby, Cricket and Tennis training, coaching and playing facilities for all age groups living in Datchworth and surroundings.

Datchworth Green, Knebworth, Hertfordshire.  SG3 6TL

Web: www.datchworthsportsclub.com

Our Facilities:
At the heart of our four rugby, two cricket and two (hard) tennis playing areas, we have a comfortable, centrally heated clubhouse in a beautiful location on the village green. For members over the age of 18 we have a reasonably priced licenced bar. Soft drinks, snacks and confectionary are also available and we have catering facilities for special events. As a registered Community Amateur Sports Club, we exist to provide sport and sport related training for all levels and age groups. Supporting social activities include sporting tours, live music, quiz nights, barbeques, discos, dinner/dance, pantomime, childrens trips and variety shows, plus Darts, Dominoes, Pool & Large Screen TVs (Sky service) for sporting Events.

Contacts

Rugby Chairman:
Allan Leggetter
Email: allanleggetter@yahoo.co.uk

Cricket Chairman:
Adrian Bennett
Tel: 01438 812251
Email: adrian_bennett1@msn.com

Tennis Chairman:
Mrs Fran Attrill
Tel: 01438 817797
Email: frananddaveattrill@btinternet.com

Club Membership:
Membership is open to all for £25 per year, irrespective of age, gender or ability. Players may be asked to pay additional match fees. New members are very welcome! Applications (with fuller details) are available at the Club or from:
Will Nash
Tel: 07747 003 189
Email: will.nash@datchworthsportsclub.com

Other Enquiries:
Contact: Mark Lewis (Secretary)
Email: lewismj68@hotmail.com

Dog Walking

Canine Connections Hertfordshire

Dog walking & day care provided by experienced and qualified dog handler & trainer.  Fully insured, DBS checked and licenced with East Herts Council.

Contact: Lisa Slater
Tel: 07531 357 246
Email: canineconnectionsherts@gmail.com
Web: www.canineconnectionsherts.co.uk

Cathy’s K9 Walks

Dog walking, visiting & feeding in Digswell, Datchworth and surrounding areas.  Reliable, trustworthy and flexible. Operating 7 days a week.  CRB checked and fully insurred.

Contact: Cathy Greenwood
Tel: 01438 716566 (home) or 07946 264 806 (mobile)
Email: cathy.greenwood66@gmail.com

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East Herts District Council

Datchworth is in the District of East Hertfordshire, represented by our District Councillor:

Dist Cllr Tony Stowe
25 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6SU.
Tel: 01438 812327
Email: tony.stowe@eastherts.gov.uk

District Council Offices:
East Herts District Council
Wallfields
Pegs Lane
Hertford
SG13 8EQ.

Tel: 01279 655261
(for all departments during office hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).
Tel: 07850 330187 (for out of hours emergencies).
Web: www.eastherts.gov.uk

District Council Services:

Departments you may wish to contact are:

Finance – rent, council tax, rebates, grants.
Administration – electoral register, legal services.
Planning – planning and building control.
Environmental Health – refuse collections, pest control, contaminated food, environmental pollution, noise etc.
Homelessness – ask for the housing options team

For emergency housing repairs contact South Anglia Housing Association.
Tel: 0800 694 0159

Grants
Local organisations may apply to the Council towards the provision of leisure activities including physical recreation, cultural and artistic activities. Individuals may also apply for a grant from the Lottery Fund towards sporting events, training or equipment.

Performance to Excellence Grants (Sports):
Email: valdis.belinis@eastherts.gov.uk
Tel: 01279 655261.
Performance to Excellence (Arts):
Email: tracy.matthews@eastherts.gov.uk
Tel: 01992 531613.
Home improvements grants:
Email: steve.adelizzi@eastherts.gov.uk
Tel: 01279 655261.

For general enquiries about all grants contact:
Claire Pullen
Email: claire.pullen@eastherts.gov.uk
Tel: 01279 655261.

Electrical Services

Avelex Electrical

Free estimates. All work fully guaranteed. All electrical requirements. Rewiring, fuseboards, extra sockets, indoor & outdoor lighting, cooker & shower circuits, PAT testing etc.

Tel: 01438 870393 or 07787 514 414 (mobile)
Email: info@avelex.co.uk
Web: www.avelex.co.uk

I & B Electrical

Periodic Inspections (landlord certificates), PAT Testing, Additional lights & sockets, Rewiring & fuseboxes, Security lighting. Registered NAPIT Engineer.

Tel: 01707 262 771
Email: info@ib-electrical.co.uk
Web: www.ib-electrical.co.uk

Knebworth Electrical

Domestic and commercial re-wiring. All domestic appliances repaired or serviced. 24hr electricians. Free collection and delivery service.

12 Oakfields Road, Knebworth. SG3 6NS.
Tel: 01438 812236 or 07778 035 182 (mobile)

Rural Service Electrical

Approved contractor and domestic installer. Re-wiring, extensions, general electrical needs.

Contact: Greg Riddle
Tel: 01438 813530 or 07787 500 376 (mobile)
Email: ruralservice@tesco.net

STS Sean’s Television Service

Sales & service of televisions, washing machines, aerials, fridges, freezers, vacuum cleaners, freeview, DVD players.

Tel: 01438 227231 or 07933 830 777 (mobile)

Estate Agencies

Country Properties

117 London Road, Knebworth, SG3 6ET.
Tel: 01438 811355.
Web: www.country-properties.co.uk

Putterill’s of Hertfordshire

123 London Road, Knebworth, SG3 6EX.
Tel: 01438 817007.
Email: knebworth@putterills.co.uk
Web: www.putterills.co.uk

Events Services

Fancy Pants – Fancy Dress Hire

Over 1000 quality costumes. Please call for an appointment to suit you.

Contact: Hilary
Tel: 01438 815531 or 07960 865 660 (mobile)
Web: www.fancypantshire.co.uk

FP Catering Services

Local caterers for your perfect stress free event. We cater for all your needs from children’s parties to adult occasions.

Contact: Toni & Fabi
Tel: 07717 330 016
Email: fpcatering@outlook.com
Facebook page: @fpcateringservices

JW Audio LLP

Sound and lighting hire for events of any size from house and garden parties, to rock concerts and open air fayres. Free quotes and consultation, with a solution for any budget. With a combined experience of over 15 years in the entertainment industry the JW Audio team can arrange the solution that’s right for you.

Contact: William Lay
Tel: 07898 654454
Email: will@jwaudio.co.uk
Web: www.jwaudio.co.uk

Lobster Pot Catering

Birthday Parties, Weddings, Funerals, Christenings, Photo Shoots, Business Functions, Sports Events, Product Launches.  We hold a 5* rating from the Food Standards Agency.

Tel: 01438 798416
Email: enquiries@lobsterpotcatering.co.uk
Web: www.lobsterpotcatering.co.uk

Reality Cakes

We pride ourselves in producing cakes that taste as good as they look. We can provide novelty, Birthday, Christening, Engagement, Wedding and any cakes for that special occassion. We also provide cupcakes and cookies for either a special occassion or if you’ve simply got friends or family round.

Tel: 01438 798415
Email: sharon@realitycakes.com
Web: www.realitycakes.com

Tornado Mobile Bar

Tel: 01438 353042
Email: mobile-bar.uk.com

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Fête

see Village Fête

Funeral Services

Also see ‘Cemetery & Crematorium Services’

Austin Funeral Services

Complete Family Funeral Service. Home visits if required. Chaples of Rest at every branch. Professionally qualified staff. Overseas specialists. Monumental Masons. Operated by the same family since 1700.

Offices at Buntingford, Hertford, Hitchin, Stevenage, Welwyn, Welwyn Garden City and Ware.

16 High Street, Welwyn.
Tel: 01438 714686 or 01438 316623
Email: funerals@austins.co.uk
Web: www.austins.co.uk

Hertfordshire Funeral Plan

By Austins Funeral Services. Complete funeral pre-arrangement and pre-payment plan written for individual requirements. This can be either arranged at one of our offices or in your home.

Tel: 01438 316623
Email: hfp@austins.co.uk

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Garden & Outdoor Services

Bedwell Garden Machinery

Large display of Garden machinery. Mowers and Tractors from leading brands Cuntax, Atco, Qualcast, Honda, Flymo, Stihl, Wolf.  We understand your needs – we know about machinery.

Bramfield, Hertford SG14 1QT
Tel: 01992 500290

Also at Van Hage Garden Company
Tel: 01920 871651

D. Hardy Garden Construction

(Est. 1978) Patios, block paving, driveways, walling, fencing, tree work, planting, pruning, turfing, rockeries, pond work. FREE ESTIMATES.

Tel: 01438 814204 or 07903 416 933 (mobile)
Email: stellahardy@hotmail.com

DNA Landscapes

Paving, Driveways, fencing. Lawns, Brickwork…

Contact: Danny
Tel: 07581 321 363
Email: danny.nick@hotmail.co.uk

Driveways to Patios Ltd. 

Formally workers of Contract Surfacing, a long running and well established local business that ceased running in 2017 following the retirement of the owner.

Contacts: Wayne Morey & Graham Edwards
Tel: 07811 192 747 (Wayne) or 07853 969 666 (Graham) or 01462 624881 (Office)
Email: drivewaystopatiosltd@gmail.com

Edgar Landscapes Ltd. 

Local gardening business, established 1988. Many services offered including maintenance, clearance, landscaping, planting, fencing etc. FREE quotations.  Fully insured. Friendly, reliable service to suit your needs.

Contact: Mark Edgar
Tel: 01920 460957 or 07774 612 183 (mobile)
Email: mark.edgar8@btinternet.com
Web: www.edgarlandscapes.com

Frank Cooper & Sons Ltd.

Grounds maintenance and landscape contractor.

Unit 1, The Old Barns, Stringers Lane, Aston. SG2 7EF.
Tel: 01438 880660

Greenwood Tree Care

Tree work, hedgecutting, stumpgrinding. Fully insured and qualified. Free quotations.

Contact: Adam Welch
Tel: 01920 830719 or 07881 902 827 (mobile)
Web: www.greenwoodtreecare.com

Honey Tree Surgeons Ltd

General tree surgery, tree felling and removal, specialist high climbing, Seasoned firewood supplies, stump grinding, commercial and domestic ground maintenance, hedge trimming, lawn, course and pitch mowing, wood chipping supplies.

Contact: Warren Quinlan
Tel: Freephone 0800 234 6244 or 07900 906 249 (mobile)
Email: honeytreesurgeons@gmail.com
Web: www.honeytreesurgeonsltd.co.uk

Jeff Skidmore Agricultural Ltd

Hedge cutting & planting, ditching, tree surgery, grass land management, bridleway and footpath maintenance. Approved contractor to local authorities, farmers and land agents in Herts, Essex, Beds & Bucks.

Tel: 01438 814447 (office) or 07767 313 087 (mobile)
Email: office@jeffskidmore.co.uk
Web: www.jeffskidmore.co.uk

New Dawns Ltd

Grounds/garden maintenance, tree surgery, landscaping, driveways, patios, paving, ponds, brickwork, fencing, hedge cutting, stump grinding, logs for sale.

We have over 25 years experience in this industry. Free, no obligation quotes. Honest, reliable service at competetive rates.

Contact Julian Calvert:
Tel: 01438 814779 Mob: 07768 742 399
Email: julian@newdawnsltd.co.uk
Web: www.newdawnsltd.co.uk.com

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Hair & Beauty

Amanda’s Nails

Bio Sculpture Gel makes nails beautiful, flexible and strong. A most superior product that will not damage natural nails.

53 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth. SG3 6SZ
Tel: 01438 817368 (home) or 07960 083 338 (mobile)
Email: amandasnails@sky.com

Cuts in Comfort

Mobile hairdressing service.   Friendly & reliable with competitive prices.  With over 25 years of professional industry experience.  Also offering hair styling lessons and spray tanning.

Contact: Esther
Tel: 01438 817929 (home) or 07887 891 315 (mobile)

Hairworks

Open Tuesday to Saturday (late nights Tuesday & Thursday until 8pm).  Also offer Shellac manicures, make-up and threading.

36A High Street, Watton at Stone, SG14 3SY
Tel: 01920 830354

Jane de Vera Lee Beauty Therapy

Facials, waxing, electrolysis, manicures, pedicures and more…. I am fully qualified and have over 20 years experience. In my home or yours.

Tel: 07961 571 164
Email: jane.deveralee@ntlworld.com
Web: www.beautyinhertford.co.uk

Nicola Beauty

Mobile beauty therapist, make-up artist & skin specialist. Offering AHA peels, antioxidant facials, bridal make-up, wedding packages, manicures/pedicures, acrylic extensions, massage, pamper parties.

Tel: 07967 154 457
Web: www.nicolabeauty.co.uk

The Green Rooms Hairdressing

Freelance hairstylist (London trained). Advanced colour technician.

Contact: Zowie
Tel 07702 972 246
Email: thegreenroomshair@gmail.com

TLC Hair

Open Tuesday to Saturday.

11 London Road, Woolmer Green, SG3 6JE
Tel: 01438 815362
Web: www.tlc-hair.co.uk

Health & Fitness

Also see ‘Sports’ section.

Burlesque Dance Classes

Jem Ayres

Ladies – Find your inner vixen by learning how strut, shimmie & sizzle your way through a sumptuous music routine, learning fabulous dance techniques along the way.

Burlesque Jems dance courses & workshops are a truly marvelous introduction to this art form aimed at ladies of all ages, abilities, shapes & sizes.

Held at Datchworth Village Hall

Tel: 07903 188 404
Email: info@burlesquejems.co.uk
Web: www.burlesquejems.co.uk 

Chiropodist/Podiatrist

Lynda A Mountbatten

Fully qualified and registered local chiropodist/podiatrist with a surgery in Datchworth or can do home visits.

Tel: 01438 817073

Louisa Munch

Fully Qualified Foot Health Professional (Registered Member of The British Association of Foot Health Professionals – MCFHP/MAFHP).

Tel: 01707 325592 or 07971 903 129

Counselling

Local Councellor, Jill Clarke (Dip. Couns). Able to deal with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, bereavement, stress, eating disorders etc. Experience dealing with young people.

Contact: Jill Clarke
Tel: 01438 811545 or 07958 400 423 (mobile)
Email: jill@linksw.co.uk

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy can help you to stop smoking, achieve weight loss, overcome fears/phobias/panic attacks. Help with relaxation and sleep problems, blushing, negative feelings and many more issues or problems you may have. Hypnosis is a profound state of relaxation that you allow yourself to enter. You remain completely in control and can choose to come out of hypnosis at any time. An understanding therapist, complete confidentiality in an atmosphere of security and trust.

Fully qualified and a member of the Hypnotherapy Association.

Contact: Tracie Harris
Tel: 01438 716465
Email: traciecharris@hotmail.com

Jade Fitness

Personal trainer & sports massage therapist (Taylor made fitness).

Contact: Jade Taylor
Tel: 07769 170 555
Email: Jade.fitness@hotmail.co.uk

Odyssey

Odyssey Health Club & Spa

Old Knebworth Lane, Stevenage,Herts, SG2 8DU
Tel: 01438 313320
For a free trial please email: leigh@odyssey-group.co.uk
Web: www.odysseyhealthclubs.co.uk

Pilates 4 U

Pilates classes in Burnham Green, Knebworth & Woolmer Green. Morning & evening classes, suitable for beginners to advanced. Small groups & one to one personal training available in the comfort of your own home.

Contact: Tracie Harris
Tel: 01438 716902 or 07957 421 739 (mobile)
Email: traciecharris@hotmail.com

Simply Pure Pilates

A series of slow controlled movements to strengthen the core muscles that support the spine, realign the body and correct postural problems. It is the safest way to exercise and is suitable for all ages and all levels of fitness. One to one sessions available.

Datchworth Church Hall – Tuesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Watton at Stone Memorial Hall – Wednesdays 9.15 to 10.15am
Datchworth Church Hall – Fridays 9.15 to 10.15am

Contact: Laura (Booking essential)
Tel: 07710 408 974 or 01920 830697
Email: laura@simplypurepilates.co.uk
Web: www.simplypurepilates.co.uk

Yoga

Held in the Memorial Hall, Tewin.
Mondays 9.30 to 10.45am.
Thursdays 6.30 to 7.45pm.

Contact: Charlotte
Tel: 07989 331 270
Email: callam21@hotmail.com

Dru Yoga

Yoga/meditation classes in knebworth and Datchworth. Flowing yoga movements to aid physical/emotional strength, self empowerment and relaxation.

Contact: Raj Dhillon
Tel: 01438 228760
Email: rajandjaz81@hotmail.com

Yoga 50+

Held in the Church Hall
Tuesdays 9.45 to 11am.

Contact: Linda Laver
Tel: 07985 558 249
Email: linda.laver@btinternet.com

Hertfordshire County Council

County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DQ
Tel: 0300 123 4040
Web: www.hertsdirect.org

Datchworth is in the Hertford Rural Electoral Division and our County Councillor is:

Mr Ken Crofton
Email: ken.crofton@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Home Improvements

AGH Ceramics

Tiling – wall & floor, porcelain, natural stone, mosaics, underfloor heating. Topps Tiles approved tiler.

Tel: 01438 235818 or 07977 509 439
Web: www.aghceramics.co.uk

D.P. Decorating

Painting and Decorating Services

Contact: David Preston
Tel: 01438 241973 or 07881 408 608
Email: david.preston930@ntlworld.com

Harrison Moss Interiors

Bespoke handmade soft furnishings – curtains, blinds, pelmets, cushions, lampshades, headboards, fabrics, tracks & polls. Free home consultation service. Qualified associate member of AMUSF.

Tel: 07971 855 754
Email: fiona@harrisonmoss.co.uk
Web: www.harrisonmoss.co.uk

James Dunn

First class decorating services. Full refurbishments, special finishes and traditional paintworks. Interior and exterior.

Tel: 07776 407 443
Email: jamesdunn13@hotmail.co.uk

Jenny Junior Interiors

Full interior design service. Local business (Woolmer Green). Homemade curtains & blinds, sofa upholstery and more. Consultation in your own home.

Tel: 01707 276343 or 07947 711 597 (mobile)
Email: burnsj33@aol.com
Web: www.jennyjuniorinteriors.co.uk

Mike Greer Painter & Decorator

Established in this area since 1998.  Interior and exterior painting and decorating including wallpapering.

Tel: 07968 100 619

Roy Saunders Carpets

Supply and fit domestic or commercial carpet, vinal or tiles.

Tel: 01438 813838 or 0850 843641

Tewin Interior Design

Interior Designers and Soft Furnishing Specialists.

Tel: 01438 712839
Email: info@tewininteriors.co.uk
Web: www.tewininteriors.co.uk

Zoe Attrill Decorating

Painter & decorator. No job too small.

Tel: 07527 179 544
Email: zoey_attrill@hotmail.co.uk

Hospitals

East & North Herts NHS Trust

Tel: 01438 314333
Email: generalenquiries.enh-tr@nhs.net
Web: www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk

Our Local Hospitals

Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, SG1 4AB.
Tel: 01438 314333.

QEII Hospital

Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 4HQ.
Tel: 01707 328111.

Hertford County Hospital

North Road, Hertford, SG14 1LP.
Tel: 01707 328111.

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Language Courses

TUTOR in FRENCH (up to A level), GERMAN and ITALIAN (up to GCSE).

French native with many years’ experience as a Tutor. I provide one to one tuition or tuition to a small group of pupils to help them gain confidence and fulfill their potential. Many of my pupils have exceeded their predicted grades in their exams.

TRANSLATION (French).

French Native with several years’ experience in the Hospitality and French Property Industries. This includes dealing with Property developers, Notaries, utility companies, hotels etc.

Contact: Stephanie Duverger-Smith.
Tel: 07940 620 063
Email: steffduv80@yahoo.fr

Leisure Garden Plots

These are situated on the Turkey Farm Recreation Area in Brookbridge Lane.

Contact: Wendy Prowle
Tel: 01438 815267
Email: clerk.dpc@datchworth.com

Library

Hertfordshire County Council central contact:

Tel: 0300 123 4049 (for enquiries and renewals)
Web: www.hertsdirect.org/services/libraries

Stevenage Central Library

Southgate, Stevenage, SG1 1HD.

Opening Hours:
◦Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 9am to 7pm
◦Tuesday, Thursday – 2pm to 7pm
◦Saturday – 9am to 4pm
◦Sunday – 1pm to 5pm

Knebworth Library

St. Martins Road, Knebworth, SG3 6ER.

Opening Hours:
◦Monday to Thursday – 2pm to 6pm
◦Saturday – 9am to 1pm
◦Friday & Sunday – CLOSED

Hertford Library

Old Cross, Hertford, SG14 1RF.

Opening Hours:
◦Monday, Thursday – 9am to 7pm
◦Tuesday, Friday – 2pm to 7pm
◦Saturday – 9am to 4pm
◦Wednesday & Sunday – CLOSED

Datchworth Book Cupboard

Datchworth Village Hall (Committee Room)

Opening Hours:
◦1st Friday of each month – 2pm to 5pm
◦3rd Tuesday of each month – 9am to 12pm

Contacts:
Viv Marshall – Tel: 01438 813284
Nicola Bass – Tel: 07968 843403

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Magistrates Court

The Court for the Parish of Datchworth is held at:

The Court House, Danesgate, Stevenage. SG1 1JQ

All correspondence to: Clerk to the Justices’ Office, Bayley House, Sish Lane, Stevenage, SG1 3SS. Tel: 01438 730412

Medical Services

Full details can be obtained from the Practitioners’ Support Unit at:

East and North Herts Health Authority
Charterhouse, Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6JL.
Tel:01707 390855

General Practices

are located in neighbouring villages:

Bridge Cottage Surgery
41 High Street, Welwyn, AL6 9EF
Tel: 08448 151413

Knebworth & Marymead Medical Practice
Station Road, Knebworth, SG3 6AP
Tel: 01438 812494

18 Spring Drive, Stevenage, SG2 8AZ
Tel: 01438 218000

Watton Place Clinic
60 High Street, Watton-at-Stone, SG14 3SY
Tel: 01920 830232

Access to the District Nurse and Health Visitor is arranged through the General Practitioner.

Out of Hours GP Service
Tel: 03000 333 333

NHS Direct
Tel: 0845 46 47

Walk in Centres
Spring House Medical Centre, Ascots Lane, Welwyn Garden City.
Tel: 01707 294354

Member of Parliament

The Stevenage Parliamentary Constituency Member of Parliament is:
Mr Stephen McPartland (Datchworth is in this constituency)

Contact Address: House of Commons, Westminster, London. SW1A 0AA
Email: stephen@stephenmcpartland.co.uk
Web: www.stephen-mcpartland.com

Museums

Datchworth Museum

9A Datchworth Green.  Situated in the old Blacksmith’s shop, a collection of interesting artefacts, photographs and newspaper cuttings. Gifts of artefacts and documents are always welcome to ensure the collection grows in interest over the years.

Open from 2.00 pm on 3rd Sunday of each month.

Contact: Sara Miller
Tel: 01438 817324
Email: saraandnickmiller@gmail.com
Click here to view Datchworth Museum webpage

Stevenage Museum

St. George’s Way, Stevenage, SG1 1XX
(Situated underneath St Georges Church)
Tel: 01438 218881
Email: museum@stevenage.gov.uk

Hertford Museum

18 Bull Plain, Hertford. SG14 1DT

Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

Tel: 01992 582686
Web: www.hertfordmuseum.org

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Nurserys & Playgroups

Datchworth Pre-School

Datchworth Village Hall.

For children 2yrs to ’rising’ 5. Visitors welcome by appointment.

Mondays – Fridays 9.00am – 12.15pm.

Lunch Club is available for 3yrs+ until 1pm.

For admissions and general info. contact:
Louisa Edwards
Tel: 01438 812992
Email: info@datchworthpreschool.co.uk
Web: www.datchworthpreschool.co.uk

Tiddlywinks

Datchworth Parent/Carer Toddler Group

For babies from 0 to 3yrs. Lots of toys, crafts, songtime and much more…

Healthy snacks provided for children. Tea and coffee for adults.

Datchworth Village Hall – Mondays 9.15 to 11.30am.

£3 per family.

Contact: Nicola Bass
Tel:
Email: nicolagilbert1973@gmail.com
Click here to view Tiddlywinks webpage

Tewin Toddler Group

We are a small friendly toddler group and run weekly craft activities, rhyme time and feature local sellers including clothes, beauty, nails and photography. Come along and have a cuppa while the children play. Healthy snacks, juice and water are provided along with tea and coffee for the mums.

For children aged 0 to 4 years.

£2.50 per session £0.50 extra for each additional child.

Tewin Memorial Hall – Wednesdays 9.30 to 11.30am (term time only).

Contact: Nadia Perkins
Tel: 07817 550 946
Email: nadiapperkins@gmail.com

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Parish Council

Click here to view Parish Council webpage

Parish Clerk:
Wendy Prowle
49 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6SZ
Tel: 01438 815267
Email: clerk.dpc@datchworth.com

Chairman:
Chris Wilkins
57 Burnham Green Road, Welwyn, AL6 0NH
Tel: 01438 798180
Email: chris.wilkinsbt@btinternet.com

Vice Chairman:
Viv Marshall
Hoppers End, Bramfield Road, Datchworth, SG3 6RX
Tel: 01438 813284
Email: vivien.marshall@btinternet.com

Councillors:

Sara Miller, 13 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6SU
Tel: 01438 817324, Email: saraandnickmiller@gmail.com

Fizzy Chambers, Raffin Green Farm, Raffin Green Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RL
Tel: 01438 812353, Email: chambers340@btinternet.com

Tony Stowe, 25 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6SU
Tel: 01438 812327, Email: tony.stowe@eastherts.gov.uk

Frank Pearman, Bury Farm, Bury Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RE
Tel: 01438 813222, Email: nfpearman@btinternet.com

Tony Charles, School Green Cottage, Hollybush Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RE
Tel: 01438 812098, Email: tonycharles@amca.co.uk

Martin Quarmby, 72 Hollybush Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RE
Tel: 01438 812959, Email: martin.quarmby@anite.com

Jackie Boakes, 7 Coltsfoot Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6SB
Tel: 01438 798475, Email: jackie.boakes@btinternet.com

Malcolm Tebbutt, 1 Burnham Close, Welwyn, AL6 0PE
Tel: 01438 798686, Email: malcolmtebbutt@btopenworld.com

Council Meetings

The Council normally meets at 7.30 pm on the second Monday of each month in Datchworth Village Hall.  New Year and Easter can be exceptions to this when it may be held on the third week in the month.  There are no meetings in August and December.  The Annual Parish Meeting is held between 1st April and 1st June.  Agendas for these meetings are put on the website.  The minutes from the meetings are put on the website and notice boards.  Notice boards are situated at Datchworth crossroads (near the Plough), All Saints Church and Burnham Green shop.  Members of the public are welcome to attend Parish Council meetings and may address the meeting if invited do so by the Chairman.  The present Council was elected in 2015 to serve for a period of four years.

Parish Magazine

The Parish Magazine is distributed monthly to subscribers and carries articles from the Church, Parish and District Councils, local people and organisations, together with details of forthcoming events.  Items for publication in the following month’s issue, should reach the Editor not later than the 10th of the preceding month. The Magazine is available from the 1st of each month and can be delivered to your door or can be puchased at Datchworth Stores, Datchworth Tea Rooms, GW Tebbutts or the Church.

Editorial Team

Editor: Ron Hulman, 35 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth
Tel:01438 811179, Email: ed.mag@allsaintsdatchworth.info

Distribution: Howard Carrick, 7 Great Lawne, Datchworth
Tel: 01438 812613, Email: door.mag@allsaintsdatchworth.info

Advertising: Lesley Taylor, 58 Nutcroft, Datchworth
Tel: 01438 812348, Email: ad.mag@allsaintsdatchworth.info

Treasurer: Wendy Prowle, 49 Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth
Tel: 01438 812610, Email: treasurer.mag@allsaintsdatchworth.info

Click here to view Datchworth Parish Magazine webpage

Parks & Play Areas

The Parish Council is responsible for the play areas in the village at the following sites:

Burnham Green, Datchworth Green, Nutcroft, and the Turkey Farm Recreation Ground.

Contact: The Parish Clerk
Tel: 01438 815267
Email: clerk.dpc@datchworth.com

Other local parks

Fairlands Valley Park & Sailing Centre, Stevenage

Stanborough Lakes Park & Sailing Centre, W.G.City Tel: 01707 327655

Hartham Park and Castle Gardens, Hertford.

Photography & Pictures

Frames 2 U

Mounting & framing service. Everything hand made to order. We come to you. Original paintings, photos, shirts, tapestries. Specialist glass available.

Tel: 07973 982216 (Geoff) or 01992 535290 (Nancy)
Email: frames2U@live.com

Lydia Greenwood Photography

Natural fun portrait photography. Studio or mobile studio.

Tel: 07799 597 505
Email: lydia@lydiagreenwood.co.uk
Web: www.lydiagreenwood.co.uk

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Police

Emergencies:
Dial 999, state service required and give your name and address clearly.

Non-Emergencies:
Dial:101

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme:
Contact the Village organiser, Sara Miller 01438 817324 for a list of Street Co-ordinators.

If any suspicious events or persons are seen, please note any vehicle registration number, descriptions of vehicles and persons and pass these to your Street Co-ordinator, Village Organiser or the Police.

Post Boxes

Collection Times

Burnham Green (outside Tebbutts)
◦Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
◦Saturday 9.00 am – 12.00 noon
◦Sundays, Bank Holiday Monday & Good Friday at 1.00 pm.

Burnham Green Road (near Bulls Green)
◦Monday – Friday 9.15 am, 4.45 pm
◦Saturday 9.15 am

Datchworth (outside the Tea Rooms)
◦Monday – Friday 9.15 am, 4.45 pm
◦Saturday 9.15 am
◦Sundays & Bank Holiday Monday 12.45 pm
◦Good Friday 9.15 am

Hawkins Hall Lane (Near Painters Green)
◦Monday – Friday 7.00 am, 4.30 pm
◦Saturday 7.00 am
◦Good Friday 9 am
◦Hollybush Lane (in Datchworth School Wall)
◦Monday – Friday 7.00 am, 4.30 pm
◦Saturday 7.00 am

Hooks Cross (by Three Horseshoes pub)
◦Monday – Friday 8.00 am, 4.30 pm
◦Saturday 8.00 am
◦Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday: no collection
◦Good Friday 8.00 am

Knebworth Post Office
◦Monday – Friday 7 am, 12.30 pm, 5.30 pm
◦Saturday 7 am, 11.30 am
◦Sundays & Bank Holiday Monday 12.45 pm
◦Good Friday 11.30 am

Late collection
Monday – Friday at the Posting Suite, London Road, Stevenage at 7.00 pm; or at the P.O., 86 Fore Street, Hertford at 6.30 pm; or at Bessemer Road Sorting Office, Welwyn Garden City at 6.20 pm; or Greencoates Sorting Office, Hertford at 6.45 pm

Post Offices and General Stores

Hosted Outreach Post Office Services

Datchworth Village Hall (committee room):
Tuesday 9.30am to 12pm
Friday 1.30pm to 4pm

Burnham Green Village Hall:
Tuesday 12.30pm to 4pm
Friday 9.30am to 1pm

Tewin Stores:
Monday 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 11.30am
Friday 9.30am to 11.30am

Datchworth Stores (No Post office)

Selling a wide range of wines, beers, spirits, groceries, freezerpacks, pet foods, Dry Cleaning service, video library, stationary, coal, bottled gas, water softener salts. National Lottery. Most major credit cards accepted.

2 Datchworth Green, SG3 6TL (at Crossroads)
Tel: 01438 813467

G.W.Tebbutt & Sons (No Post Office)

102-104 Burnham Green Road, AL6 0NQ
Tel: 01438 717532

Hill Brothers Poultry (Tewin Hill Farm)

Whole free range chickens produced in Tewin available monthly.

Tel: 07917 606 444
Email: hillbrothers@live.co.uk

Tewin Stores (Outreach Post Office – see above)

18A Hertford Road, AL6 0JY
Tel: 01438 717929

Oaklands Stores (Sub Post Office)

70 Great North Road, AL6 0TA
Tel: 01438 714609

Knebworth Post Office

St Martins Road, SG3 6EP
Tel: 01438 812301

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Pubs & Restaurants

The Chequers

Bragbury End, Stevenage. SG2 8TH
Tel: 01438 817814
Web: www.vintageinn.co.uk/thechequersstevenage

The Horns Pub

Traditional English pub with a great atmosphere offering good food and quality drinks.
82 Bramfield Road, Bulls Green, Datchworth. SG3 6RZ
Tel: 01438 798052
Email: info@thehornsdatchworth.co.uk
Web: www.thehornsdatchworth.co.uk

The Old Post Office Tea Rooms

Traditional tea room serving hot meals (including fish & chips), breakfasts, light lunches, cakes, afternoon tea.  Gluten free options available.

Opening Hours:

CLOSED MONDAYS & TUESDAYS
Wednesday 12pm to 4pm
Thursday & Friday 12pm to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am to 7pm

3 Datchworth Green, SG3 6TL (at Datchworth Crossroads)
Tel: 01438 815179
Email: info@oldpostofficetearooms.co.uk
Web: www.oldpostofficetearooms.co.uk

The Plough

A traditional friendly village pub situated at Datchworth crossroads adjacent to a beautiful village green.

5 Datchworth Green, SG3 6TL.
Tel: 01438 813000

Three Horseshoes

Hooks Cross, Watton-at-Stone. SG14 3RY
Tel: 01920 830391
Web: www.mcmullens.co.uk/threehorseshoeshookscross

The Tilbury

An elegant pub and restaurant where you can relax, unwind and enjoy our sensational cooking. The Tilbury offers great traditional British dishes with a distinctive twist in its comfortable rustic surroundings.

Watton Road, Datchworth SG3 6TB
Tel: 01438 815550
Email: info@thetilbury.co.uk
Web: www.thetilbury.co.uk

The White Horse

The White Horse offers sumptuous cuisine, outstanding service and the perfect atmosphere.

1 Whitehorse Lane, Burnham Green AL6 0HA
Tel: 01438 798100
Web: www.whitehorseburnhamgreen.com

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Local Radio Stations

Jack FM

Web: www.106jack.com

Heart Radio

Web: www.heart.co.uk

Rail services

National Traveline

General Enquiries – Tel: 0845 748 4950

Train timetable and finding a train

Click here to access the National Rail website to look up a train.

Recycling Facilities

Recycling banks may be found at the following locations:
◦Brookbridge Lane, Datchworth (Turkey Farm car park);
◦London Road, Woolmer Green;
◦Knebworth (off Station Road);
◦Sainsburys Car Parks at Poplars and Corey’s Mill;
◦Tesco Car Parks at Stevenage and Hatfield;
◦Waitrose Car Parks at Welwyn Garden City and Old Stevenage;
◦Gascoyne Way multistorey car park in Hertford;
◦Digswell, Hertford Road.

Stevenage Household Waste Recycling Centre

Caxton Way, Stevenage, SG1 2DF

Winter (1 October – 31 March)
10am until 6pm on Monday to Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday.

Summer (1 April – 30 September)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday 10am – 6pm, Saturday 8am to 6pm

CLOSED ON THURSDAY & FRIDAY.
(Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day)

Furniture Friends

Furniture Friends is an All Saints Church Datchworth and community project. We collect donations of good quality furniture and household items that are no longer wanted or needed and resupply these items free of charge to people facing challenging circumstances.

Tel: 07599 396 111
Email: furniturefriends@live.com

Registrar

Births, Deaths and Marriages should be registered at:
Danesgate, Stevenage, SG1 1WW.

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 4pm

Please telephone for appointment.
Tel: 0300 123 4045
Email: registrars@hertscc.gov.uk

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Samaritans

’Whatever you are going through, we’ll go through it with you.’

24 – hour Listening Service.

The Samaritans of North Herts & Stevenage

5 Nuns Close, Hitchin. SG5 1EP
Tel: 08457 90 90 90
Web: www.samaritans.org/hitchin/

The Samaritans of Herts & Essex

1 Cross Street, Ware. SG12 7AH
Tel: 01920 464099
Web: www.waresamaritans.org.uk/

School

All Saints Church of England Primary

Hollybush Lane, Datchworth, SG3 6RE
Tel: 01438 812381
Email: admin@datchworth.herts.sch.uk
Web: www.datchworth.herts.sch.uk

Headteacher: Stuart Whiteland
School Secretary: Katie Nash

This Church of England Voluntary Aided School admits children between the ages of ’rising’ 5-11 years. A school brochure for parents is available upon request from the school. Parents of prospective pupils are welcome to telephone for an appointment to view the school.

Datchworth School Hall is available for hire – contact the School Secretary for details.

Datchworth School Parent/Teacher Association (PTA)

Please contact the School Secretary for information. Or click here to visit the PTA webpage

Solicitors

Foreman Laws

Property, commercial & family law. Two of the partners resident in the village & third is a former chairman Datchworth RFC.

25 Bancroft, Hitchin,
Tel 01462 458711
Email james.halliday@formanelaws.co.uk
Web: www.formanlaws.co.uk

Sport

Badminton

Held in Datchworth Village Hall. Monday evenings for matches and on Wednesday evenings for practice. Juniors 6 to 8pm and Adult 8 to 10pm. New members always welcome.

Contact: Tracy Elms
Email: tracy.elms@ntlworld.com

Cricket

Held at Datchworth Sports Club. Saturday, Sunday and mid-week fixtures. Saracens Hertfordshire League and friendly matches. Cricket practice and coaching on Tuesdays (senior) and Thursdays (junior).

Contact: Adrian Bennett (Chairman)
Tel: 01438 812251
Email: adrian_bennett1@msn.com

Datchworth Bowls Club

Datchworth Bowls Club is an active society based at its own green on the Turkey Farm site in Brookbridge Lane. A full fixture list is maintained and social events are also held from time to time. Membership numbers are limited, but applications are considered as vacancies arise. Associate members are welcome.

Contact: Steve Arnold (club captian):
Tel: 01438 812290
Email: stephen.arnold8@btinternet.com

Knebworth Football Club

Knebworth Football Club is a Charter Standard Development Club based in Knebworth for boys and girls from the age of 3 through to veterans.

Contact: Sean Westcott
Tel: 07793 654 816
Email: sean.westcott@knebworthfc.co.uk
Web: www.knebworthfc.co.uk

Rugby

Held at Datchworth Sports Club on Sundays 10am to 12 noon. Colts, Junior, Mini and Adult sections to cover all age groups. Professional coaching, fitness & training.

Contact: Allan Leggetter (Chairman)
Email: allanleggetter@yahoo.co.uk

Tennis

Two hard courts available to members throughout the year. Coaching available. Summer and Autumn Leagues, Club Tournaments.

Contact: Fran Atrill
Tel: 01438 817797
Email: frananddaveattrill@btinternet.com
Web: www.datchworthtennis.com

WGC Judo Club

WGC Judo is a friendly community based, not for profit, club, established over 40 years and is one of the oldest judo clubs in Hertfordshire. We teach Judo as a sport for all and welcome judo players of all ages (from 6 years to 60 years) and standards. The Club is registered with the British Judo Association (BJA).

Club Email: wgcjudo@gmail.com
Graeme Welsh (senior head coach) Tel: 07966 273 062
Andy Bonfield (junior head coach) Tel: 07954 103 307
Ben Almond (club secretary) Tel: 07787 822 242
Web: www.wgcjudoclub.com

Swimming Pools

Stevenage Swimming Centre

St Georges Way, Stevenage. SG1 1XY
Tel: 01438 218770
Email: swimming@stevenage-leisure.co.uk
Web: www.stevenage-leisure.co.uk

Hitchin Swimming Centre

Fishponds Road, Hitchin. SG5 1HA
Tel: 01462 441646
Email: hitchin@stevenage-leisure.co.uk
Web: www.stevenage-leisure.co.uk

North Herts Leisure Centre (Letchworth)

Baldock Road, Letchworth. SG6 2ER
Tel: 01462 679311
Email: letchworth@stevenage-leisure.co.uk
Web: www.stevenage-leisure.co.uk

Letchworth Outdoor Pool

Often quoted as, “One of the best outdoor pools in Hertfordshire”, our heated outdoor pool is situated within a beautiful natural environment. The heated pool, which is 50 metres, is surrounded by a grassed sunbathing area. Refreshments are available in the terrace area. A toddler pool is also available.

Norton Common, Icknield Way, Letchworth. SG6 4UF
Tel: 01462 684673
Email: letchworth@stevenage-leisure.co.uk
Web: www.stevenage-leisure.co.uk

Hartham Leisure Centre & Swimming Pool

Hartham Common, Hertford. SG14 1QR
Tel: 01992 584000

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Taxis

ASAP Taxis

Local, Knebworth based taxi service. All jobs undertaken including cheapest price airport runs.

Tel: 01438 210310
Web: www.asaptaxis-knebworth.com

Geoff Cars

Airports, stations, school trips, day trips, special events, weddings, local events, theatres, business trips.

Tel: 01438 817971 or 07950 137 938 (mobile)
Email: geoff5852@gmail.com
Web: www.geoffcarsknebworth.com

Welwyn Private Hire

Airports, stations, parcel delivery. Distance no object.

Tel: 01438 716748 or 07952 839 874 (mobile)
Email: info@welwynprivatehire.co.uk

Datchworth Voluntary Car Service

This is a list of residents that have volunteered to be available to help transport the elderly or anyone of any age who have difficulty getting transport to enable them to attend appointments Eg. doctors, dentist (Datchworth/Bulls Green/Burnham Green residents only). For hospital appointments it would be ‘preferred’ that residents use the NHS Patient Transport Service.

NHS Patient Transport Service – Tel: 0300 303 2101
Diana Large – Tel: 811441
Christine Hills – Tel: 811627
Sylvia Barsby – Tel: 812692
Anne Charles – Tel: 812098
Fizzy Chambers – Tel: 812353
Malcolm Tebbutt – Tel: 798686
Maureen Scott-Nash – Tel: 811149

Other Voluntary Transport

British Red Cross Society – Tel: 01992 509323
Lister Hospital – Tel: 01438 781238 (2 to 4pm Mondays to Fridays)
Stevenage CVS (Transport Scheme) – Tel: 01438 353951

Theatres

Gordon Craig Theatre

Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage. SG1 1LZ
Tel: 01438 242679 (admin)
Tel: 01438 363200 (box office)
Email: gordoncraig@stevenage-leisure.co.uk
Web: www.gordon-craig.co.uk

Campus West

The Campus, Welwyn Garden City. AL8 6BX
Tel: 01707 357117
Email: campuswest@welhat.gov.uk

The Forum

College Lane, Hatfield. AL10 9AB
Tel: 01707 285000
Email: contact@forumhertfordshire.co.uk
Web: www.forumhertfordshire.co.uk

Travel Agents

Local Travel Consultant

Worldwide Travel and Ski Holidays Consultant. Independent freelance Travel Agent. Personal and bespoke travel service. No “mark up”! Financial protection (ABTA). Tailormade or package Holidays or accommodation only (villa, hotels). Specialised in Ski Holidays, Europe and Western America. YOU LIKE A HOLIDAY THAT YOU LIKE IN A BROCHURE? BOOK IT VIA MY SERVICES AT “NO EXTRA COST”!

Contact: Stephanie Duverger-Smith.
Tel: 07940 620 063
Email: stephanie@rogerwalkertravel.com

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Village Fete

Click here to view the Village Fête webpage

This event is held on Datchworth Green each year on the second Saturday in June. It is organised by a Fete Committee and the proceeds are shared between All Saint’s Church, Datchworth Village Hall and other local charities.
Organiser : Mark Light
Tel: 01438 815746
Email: mark.light@me.com

Village Halls

There are two in the parish – both are available for hire. See also entries for the School Hall and Church Hall.

Burnham Green Village Hall

This consists of a small hall (seating 50) with kitchen, toilet and car parking. It is run by a Management Committee elected at the Annual Meeting.

Chairman: Les Davis Tel: 01438 798768
Bookings: Joanne Glasson Tel: 01438 798930
Web: burnhamgreen.com/services/burnham-green-village-hall

Datchworth Village Hall

Click here to view Datchworth Village Hall webpage

This Village Hall Consists of a large hall (seating 250) with stage, a small hall (seating 60), a committee room, large kitchen, bar, toilets and car parking. Situated at the lower end of Datchworth Green, it was opened in 1972 and is run by a Management Committee consisting of members elected at the Annual Meeting and nominated representatives of the village organisations.

Casual hire for private functions by individuals living within the Parish of Datchworth or by village organisations, under normal circumstances will be offered at a 20% discount off the current casual hiring rates.

Chairman:
Julian Leach
Pettits, Datchworth Green, SG3 6TL.
Tel: 01438 813417
Email: julian@pettits.uk.com

Bookings Secretary:
Alison Draper
Tel: 07546 153 263
Email: bookings@datchworth.com

Tewin Memorial Hall

Tewin Memorial Hall is a beautiful historic venue ideal for large events such as weddings, parties and conferences as well as sporting activities. The hall has seating for a maximum of 110 with a maximum of 200 persons standing.

Tel: 01438 717581
Email: info@tewinvillagehall.co.uk
Web: www.tewinvillagehall.co.uk

Village Website

This website – www.datchworth.com – is organised by a local group of volunteers: Chris Wilkins, Tony Charles, Sara Miller, Wendy Prowle, John Gordon and Malcolm Tebbutt.

Please bring any suggestions to their attention.  You can click here to send your suggestion or comments.

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Window Replacement Contractors

Stevenage Glass Company Ltd

Cavendish Road, Stevenage. SG1 2EU
Tel: 01438 901337 (business hours)
Tel: 01438 740741 (24hr emergency)
Email: stevenage.glass@lineone.net
Web: www.stevenage-glass.co.uk

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