East Herts Council has published a draft Charter for the Gilston Area – part of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town – setting out guidance on how masterplans for the villages and the important network of green spaces that will surround them should be approached when they come forward as planning applications.
Bishop’s Wellbeing has reinstated the much-needed ShopMobility scooter loan service to help people access Bishop’s Stortford. The charity will also provide access to additional support and advice on services within the local community.
A vibrant arts centre with cinema and performance space, alongside a multi-storey car park and an attractive public square are set to transform part of Bishop’s Stortford as the Old River Lane (ORL) scheme moves forward.
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.
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.