Your Councillors

Mike Brown 

Ian Venables

Keith Venables
Fran Christensen

Rex Jones

Tracey Willetts

They can all be contacted through the Clerk:

Nerine Chalmers

Tel (mobile): 07535803529

Tel: 01992504893

Postal Address::

Village Hall

School Lane



Face to face surgeries with Welwyn Hatfield Councillors are cancelled because of the Coronavirus Pandemic.


Under normal circumstances, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Councillor Jonathan Boulton holds regular surgeries on the first Saturday of every month.
Venue: Essendon Village Hall
Time: 10.00am
email : ​
For the information of residents, contact details for other officials concerned with decisions relating to Essendon can be found here. 
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Councillor Surgeries
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Following Government Guidelines, in person meetings were suspended.  Business will continue to be conducted by email or video conferencing. The Chair and Vice Chair have been empowered to take necessary decisions to keep the workings of the council running.


Forthcoming meetings:

            April 26              Annual Parish meeting            

​                                           May 4                   7:00 pm   Annual Meeting of the Full Council                                                                                        (Election of Chair and Vice Chair)

                                                             7:10 pm Ordinary Parish Council Meeting

 June 14                Parish Council meeting 

July 12                  Parish Council meeting

September 13      Parish Council meeting

October 11          Parish Council meeting

November 8        Parish Council meeting

December 13      Parish Council meeting


Meetings take place on Mondays at 7.00pm. Please consult the website prior to the meeting to find out whether it will be on Zoom or in person at the Village Hall. The public is most welcome at all

Parish Council meetings and is encouraged to raise any matters of concern

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