Latest news & announcements

Councillor Vicky Glover-Ward with Artshed owner, Debbie Mason
The success of the Launchpad2 business support programme has seen East Herts Council assist over 70 businesses within the district with grant funding and business support.
Published 20th September 2023
Falcon taking off from gloved hand
Saturday 30 September sees the return of Castle Park’s Heritage Day, a free event for all the family to discover more about the fascinating history of the park. The event will run from 12 – 5pm.
Published 19th September 2023
New cafe operators on site with local councillors
Charles and Sofia Erleigh, the couple behind Smoke BBQ Kitchen in Hockerill Street, Bishop’s Stortford, have been chosen to operate the new café in Castle Park following a competitive tender process.
Published 14th September 2023
Photo of children taking part in creative activity with a member of the Friends of Southern Country Park to make a Loggahead
Visitors who came to celebrate #LoveParksWeek at the East Herts Council family-friendly events in Southern Country Park, Bishop’s Stortford and Pishiobury Park, Sawbridgeworth last week enjoyed dog shows, craft activities, face painting, meet-ups with cows, bug hunts, and fitness trails, together with visits from Hertfordshire Police Service and Dogability.
Published 3rd August 2023
WorthSaving campaign launch
This week East Herts Council is launching a campaign to support the #WorthSaving initiative which aims to tackle the issue of avoidable food waste by encouraging residents to follow a ‘four steps to save’ food waste journey to develop better habits.
Published 28th July 2023
Hartham Leisure Centre opening announcement
East Herts Council and Everyone Active have announced an open day on Saturday 9 September 2023, inviting everyone to celebrate the new extension at Hartham Leisure Centre with a day packed full of free and fun-filled activities.
Published 18th July 2023
Image from Love Parks Week 2022
To celebrate Love Parks Week this summer East Herts Council are hosting two free family fun events at Southern Country Park in Bishop’s Stortford and Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth.
Published 13th July 2023