Located at the southern edge of the district, this geographically large ward borders the county of Essex.
Hunsdon ward - Introduced by Cllr Mike Newman
Of the 2,910 living in the ward, 18.7% are school age (under 16) and 15.8% are aged 65-84 (ONS 2013). Amongst those of pensioner age, 21.9% reported that they lived alone. The villages of Hunsdon, Wareside and Widford are all considered conservation areas which are defined as one of "special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance."
Other key characteristics of the ward are that 3.3% reported that their general health was bad or very bad and 13.8% indicated they had a limiting long term illness or disability (ONS Census 2011). To find out more about the health and wellbeing of residents and how many people act as unpaid carers go to: Local Health - Hunsdon
In 2012/13, 1.6% were unemployed and claimed Job Seekers Allowance and 3.6 out of 1,000 adults were long-term unemployed. ONS data 2011 also reports that 7.6% of households had no access to a car or van. Other key statistics can be found here: Neighbourhood Statistics - Hunsdon
Before visiting this site it is recommended to have a question in mind about your ward.
Useful links to help you in your role as ward councillor include:
Hunsdon Parish Council
To find out information about the parish and the business of the parish council. http://www.hunsdon.org.uk/parish_council.
Highway Fault Reporting
Recent Planning Applications
To view planning applications registered in the last month you will need to use our real-time web link:
Demographic Profile of Hunsdon
The links in the ward profile will be checked periodically, however if you notice any problems with the URL addresses, or a page appears to no longer exist. Please contact: email@example.com Direct Dial: 01992 531505
Further questions about Hunsdon
t: 01279 655261
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