Latest news & announcements

Artist impression of the living wall at Hartham Leisure Centre
Work to refurbish the pool hall – part of the multi-million pound upgrade to Hartham Leisure Centre – will continue into 2022.
Published 30th November 2021
Picture of Hertford shopping street
Businesses impacted by Covid-19 restrictions earlier this year, and those that have yet to receive support through other schemes, may be eligible for a financial boost from a new discretionary grant fund.
Published 22nd November 2021
Harlow and Gilston Garden Town logo
The meetings of the Development Management Committees of East Herts Council, due to take place on Tuesday 16 November at 5.30pm, and of Harlow Council, due to take place on Wednesday 17 November at 7pm, are POSTPONED.
Published 16th November 2021
Colin Jackson cutting the ribbon at Grange Paddocks
East Herts Council and Everyone Active hosted an opening weekend for the new Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre and it went swimmingly.
Published 27th October 2021
Jonathan Kaye and Acehounds visit Conewood Manor
East Herts Council is looking for projects that strengthen the community involvement and lead to improved health and wellbeing of residents and recovery after Covid-19.
Published 11th October 2021
Entrance sign at Pishiobury Park
East Herts Council have successfully achieved local nature reserve status for Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth in recognition of its biological, geological and historical interest under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.
Published 19th August 2021
East Herts Council Logo green
East Hertfordshire faces a wide and diverse range of housing challenges, both familiar and newly arising. Homelessness, poor housing conditions and an insufficient supply of affordable homes continue to pose challenges. We also see new challenges emerging due to demographic and population trends and changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published 10th August 2021
Proposed 3G pitch view at Grange Paddocks
East Herts Council are launching a consultation for the provision of a third generation (3G) artificial grass football pitch at Grange Paddocks which would be located partially on the footprint of the old leisure centre next to the existing play area.
Published 6th August 2021
Old River Lane artist impression of the bar and cafe area
The first act in the exciting development for the East Herts District Council (EHDC) funded Arts Centre and Cinema in Old River Lane is getting underway and we are inviting anyone interested in finding out more to take a look at the plans.
Published 14th July 2021
Anti-idling poster 2021
As part of Clean Air Day 2021 (17 June) East Herts District Council (EHDC) are installing 26 anti-idling signs in car parks across the district.
Published 14th June 2021