Host your own royal street celebration

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THOSE planning a right royal knees up to celebrate the nuptials of Prince William and Kate can apply for permission to host a street party online.

Herts County Council and Dacorum Borough Council are even waiving the normal fee for road closures so there is nothing stopping neighbours from getting together for a bash.

County Councillor Stuart Pile, who oversees highways and transport, said: “The royal wedding is a great opportunity for everyone in Hertfordshire to get into the party spirit.

“We want to make it easier for residents to get out on to the streets and celebrate.”

A street party is categorised as an event that is for residents of one or two streets, publicised only to locals, does not normally require licences if music is incidental and no selling is involved and is organised by those living in the area.

To hold a street party or fete on Friday, April 29 download an application form at

>Let us know how you will be celebrating the royal wedding by calling 01442 262311 or email