Latest news & announcements

Climate forum
The challenge of moving to achieve a carbon-neutral district was eagerly taken up by residents, community groups and businesses as a buzz of ideas and suggestions filled the room at Fletchers Lea in Ware last week.
Published 23rd January 2020
Refuse vehicle collecting waste
During high winds, bins with a small amount of waste can be blown over. This could lead to rubbish being blown around your street or the bins causing an obstruction.
Published 15th January 2020
Example of the tower structure
At Wednesday’s East Herts Development Management Committee meeting (8 January), councillors unanimously voted to approve the exciting new plans for Hartham play area in Hertford, specifically discussed was the twin tree top towers unit.
Published 10th January 2020
Article 4
On Tuesday 3 December 2019 the Council’s Executive agreed to implement something called Article 4 Directions on 32 employment sites in the District. This will mean that permitted development rights no longer apply in these areas.
Published 20th December 2019
Lottery
​​​​​​​There’s a special birthday present up for grabs to celebrate the East Herts community lottery’s first birthday.    Buy a ticket for the lottery before February 22  and you could win an Amazon Echo Dot, a smart speaker that responds to voice commands, as well as cash prizes up to £25,000. 
Published 18th December 2019
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The tests of the water course samples and the cattle have not indicated  results that would pose a problem to dogs. As part of our investigation we contacted the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS).
Published 11th December 2019
Hartham Leisure Centre contract award
East Herts Council has awarded a 15 year leisure contract for its pools and gyms to Everyone Active with the potential to extend for a further five years. The contract is due to start on Wednesday 1 January, 2020.
Published 31st October 2019
Lottery
Buy a ticket for the East Herts community lottery in the run-up to Christmas and you could win £150 to spend in the local independent business of your choice and £100 to see some great shows at Hertford Theatre. 
Published 8th October 2019
Breathe Easy donation
The Breathe Easy group, which supports people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and other lung conditions, has received a cheque for £506 after Waitrose in Bishop’s Stortford included it in their monthly shoppers vote.
Published 2nd October 2019
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A bronze PawPrint award from the RSPCA has recognised the high standards achieved by East Herts Council's environmental health team, going beyond basic service requirements to ensure higher welfare standards
Published 24th September 2019
bircherley green
Bircherley Green is now owned by Chase New Homes. This page aims to help answer some frequently asked questions around the area
Published 24th September 2019