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left to right: David Bogle (Hightown Chief Executive), Cllr Peter Boylan (Executive Member for Neighbourhoods at East Herts Council), Andrew Dutton (Managing Director at Wheatley), Jonathan Geall (Head of Housing at East Herts Council) and Cllr Jeff Jones (East Herts Council).
Hightown Housing Association and East Herts District Council have celebrated the first phase opening of a new housing development in Buntingford that will deliver 34 brand-new affordable homes – eight for shared ownership and 26 for social rent, including four wheelchair accessible bungalows prioritised for people with assessed mobility needs.
Published 11th November 2022
photo of Cllr Graham McAndrew using the new recycling bin in Bishop's Stortford
You may spot some new additions to town centres in East Herts as new recycling bins are installed across the district - part of ongoing efforts to promote recycling, reduce litter and re-direct waste from landfill.
Published 4th November 2022
group photo of all partner agencies involved on the day
East Herts Council licensing and enforcement officers jointly co-ordinated an operation with Sergeant Terry Alcock from Hertfordshire Police’s East Herts Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team last week (Wednesday, 26 October) specifically targeted at companies without the necessary licences to dispose of waste safely and individuals using dangerous, unroadworthy vehicles in the district.
Published 1st November 2022
Eric Buckmaster pictured on a recent visit to Vantorts Close in Sawbridgeworth
Opportunities to create new wildflower meadows have been identified across the district to help boost habitats for a variety of wildlife - including pollinating insects such as bees, butterflies, flies, moths and beetles that are in decline.
Published 7th October 2022
Eric Buckmaster pictured with the new 3G football pitch in the background
Grange Paddocks in Bishop’s Stortford is getting ready welcome the opening of its new 3G artificial football pitch on 17 October 2022 and preparing for an open day on 22 October to celebrate the Leisure Centre’s first anniversary since opening.
Published 3rd October 2022
view of houses in Kingsmead
Kingsmead residents have put together a Neighbourhood Plan, setting out their vision for the future of the area. It covers wide ranging topics, including green spaces, community facilities and travel routes, together with many other important local themes.
Published 22nd September 2022