Latest news & announcements

Crowdfunding
Hertford Playground Alliance (HPA) have surpassed their expectations and raised an impressive £28,505 through their crowdfunding mission to improve Hartham Common play area.
Published 23rd September 2019
Computer response
New information has been submitted to support the application on land to the East of Stevenage (03/19/0118/OUT).
Published 11th September 2019
East Herts Logo
Earlier this year East Herts Council issued a high court injunction on the unauthorised development in Little Hadham. The defendants did not comply with the terms of this injunction and so the case went to court to be decided.
Published 6th September 2019
Diversity festival
Organised by East Herts Council chairman Jonathan Kaye, the free event offers music, performances and a chance to chat to people from a variety of faiths and other groups as well as activities for children.
Published 3rd September 2019
climate change
At last night's Council meeting, members voted in a motion that sets out the council's commitment to tackling climate change in East Herts.
Published 25th July 2019
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