Latest news & announcements

Launchpad photo
After the success of East Herts' Launchpad business centre in Bishop's Stortford, this July sees the opening of our second facility in the heart of Ware.
Published 1st July 2019
Brexit
East Herts Council is working with Citizens Advice East Herts to help EU citizens living in the district after Brexit.
Published 3rd April 2019
Council tax piechart
Over the last few weeks residents in East Herts should have received their 2019/20 Council Tax bills. This year, East Herts Council has put up its share of the council tax by £5 in order to continue providing quality front-line services as it faces ongoing budget pressures.
Published 28th March 2019
Housing fair stall
Young people accompanied by their parents, families and many others picked up lots of valuable information about shared ownership - a more affordable way of getting on the housing ladder - at East Herts Council's first housing fair.
Published 11th March 2019
Richard Cassidy - square version
At last night's Full Council, councillors supported the appointment of Richard Cassidy who will take the helm as the new Chief Executive later this year (exact date TBC), following the departure of Liz Watts.
Published 6th March 2019
Air alert
If you're concerned about air quality in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, a new notification service called 'Herts & Beds Air Pollution Alert System' could be invaluable.
Published 4th March 2019
Green suburb
The Hertfordshire councils are planning for the delivery of up to 100,000 new homes by 2031. These homes, and the associated infrastructure, are needed to support our growing population.
Published 19th February 2019
community lottery launch
On Monday evening (28 January) East Herts saw a great turnout of people wanting a new way to help their favourite local charity by participating in a new community lottery.
Published 30th January 2019
Market logo
East Herts Council has been reviewing the way it delivers the markets service. From 1 February the allocation of market stalls at Hertford and Ware markets will be administered under 'street trading' legislation.
Published 29th January 2019
Castle Park development
Plans to combine two green spaces in Bishop's Stortford into one beautiful park have taken another huge step forward thanks to National Lottery funding.
Published 15th January 2019
gavel
A Hertford man whose earnings had gone up significantly, ended up in court after he carried on claiming a range of benefits that he was no longer entitled to.
Published 9th January 2019
HMD
A Syrian man who lives in East Herts and the Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire Robert Voss will be telling the stories of their refugee experiences at East Herts Council's Holocaust Memorial Day event next month.
Published 7th January 2019
Honour for Tom Gardiner
This evening we're delighted to be joined by a resident of Bishop's Stortford, Tom Gardiner who received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours this year and we're also pleased to welcome his wife Eleanor.
Published 20th December 2018
shape up
If the mince pies and beers made their mark over the festive season, a free weight-loss course for men could help the scales look a bit less scary.
Published 18th December 2018