Planning applications are among the key public notices that could impact residents.

Here are a few notices in Stevenage and North Herts which have been published over the last week. 

1. Stevenage SEN nursery

A nursery in Stevenage is planning to expand to allow more children with special educational needs to attend specialist early years education. 

Little Conkers Day Nursery, based at the 7th Stevenage Sea Scouts hut, is planning to open a second facility in the town.

The nursery has applied to Stevenage Borough Council to change the use of a unit in Willows Link from a dog grooming salon to a day nursery.

To view the planning application in full, visit and search for reference 24/00369/FP in the planning portal.

2. Conversion of Knebworth studios into flats

A planning application has been submitted to North Herts Council to convert The Studios on Stevenage Road in Knebworth into one four-bed flat and one one-bed flat. 

To view the application in full, visit and search for reference 24/01210/PNMA in the planning portal.

3. New half-way house at Letchworth Golf Club

Plans have been submitted for the erection of a detached half-way house at Letchworth Golf Club, following demolition of the existing half-way house.

To view the application in full,  visit and search for reference 24/01054/FP in the planning portal.

4. Works to 50 trees at school near Hitchin

Following a survey, permission is being sought for works to 50 trees at Preston Primary School near Hitchin. 

Under the plans, four trees are set to be felled.

To view the application in full, visit and search for reference 24/00874/TCA in the planning portal.

5. Change of use of agricultural building in Preston to community shop

Planning permission has been granted for an agricultural building at the rear of Pond Farmhouse on Charlton Road in Preston to be turned into a community shop.

To view the planning application, visit and search for reference 24/00928/PNR in the planning portal.