Latest news & announcements

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
Councillors and sixth-form students on new courts at Castle Park
Three new high quality tennis courts situated to the north of Castle Park are now open. Accredited by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), they will provide a significantly enhanced experience for Bishop’s Stortford’s tennis enthusiasts.
Published 4th July 2023
Councillor Tim Hoskin with year 5 pupils from Abel Smith primary school
East Herts Council has marked this year’s Clean Air Day (Thursday 15 June) with the launch of Breathe Clean, a clean air initiative which will run across the district over the next twelve months.
Published 15th June 2023
Three men and a woman cutting the ribbon outside a new affordable home
Representatives from East Herts Council and housing association, settle, have marked the completion of 15 affordable homes at Whittington Way, Bishop’s Stortford.
Published 8th June 2023
Team involved in the Thorley Wedge improvements, standing on site ahead of the opening
East Herts Council opened a new activity space at Thorley Wedge in Bishop’s Stortford today (Friday 12 May). The wide range of new equipment allows young teenagers and adults to meet and socialise outdoors while staying active and keeping fit.
Published 12th May 2023