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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and the University of Hertfordshire have joined forces after listening to concerns from residents in the neighbourhood.
Complaints have been made about noise, waste and parking issues that have happened at specific times in the borough by the students.
To tackle these issues, the university has contributed £50,000 to the council to provide an extended out-of-hours noise service, additional refuse collections and litter picking, and additional parking attendants.
These additional services will be provided at pinch points in the student calendar; namely, the start and end of the student year and the star5t and end of tenancy agreements.
The money will pay for:
David Ball is the Dean of Students at the University of Hertfordshire. He’s been telling heart:
"Students and the University are very much a part of the local community and I am pleased that we are working together with the council to address residents' concerns. I believe that our contribution in providing additional services will have a positive impact on the borough's neighbourhoods."