News › Council restricts access to land at Rothamsted Research
25 May 2012
St Albans City and District Council has signed an Order to restrict public access to land at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden over the weekend.
Daniel Goodwin, Chief Executive of St Albans City and District Council said: "Hertfordshire Constabulary applied to the Council for a Prohibition of Trespassory Assembly Order under Section 14A of the Public Order Act 1986.
Related links› www.stalbans.gov.uk
› A copy of the order, showing the restricted area can be found here
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Contacts› Member contact
Cllr Julian Daly, Executive Leader and Portfolio Holder for Resources, St Albans City and District Council, Tel: 01582 715645, Mobile: 07775 657200, Cllr.J.Daly@stalbans.gov.uk
› Contact for the press
Claire Wainwright, Principal Communications and Marketing Officer, St Albans City and District Council, Tel: 01727 819572, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to EditorsHarpenden
The town of Harpenden in Hertfordshire is a thriving town with a population of 30,000, located 4 miles to the north of the city of St Albans. For further information see: www.harpenden.gov.uk/harpenden-town.
Environmental research in St Albans District
Two major world class centres of excellence specialising in environmental issues are located in the District of St Albans.
Rothamsted Research in Harpenden has an international reputation for science in support of sustainable land management and its environmental impact.
The Building Research Establishment in Bricket Wood is world renowned for its expertise in environmental construction and the sustainable built environment.
St Albans City and District Community Safety Partnership
A partnership of local agencies including Hertfordshire Constabulary; St Albans City and District Council; Hertfordshire County Council; Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service; Hertfordshire Police Authority; West Hertfordshire Primary Care Trust; Youth Offending Team; Hertfordshire Probation Area; and various local voluntary organisations.
Terms of the Order
The order applies between 18: 00 hours on Friday 25 May 2012 and 23: 59 hours on Sunday 27 May 2012.
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