Latest news & announcements

Artist impression of the living wall at Hartham Leisure Centre
Work to refurbish the pool hall – part of the multi-million pound upgrade to Hartham Leisure Centre – will continue into 2022.
Published 30th November 2021
Picture of Hertford shopping street
Businesses impacted by Covid-19 restrictions earlier this year, and those that have yet to receive support through other schemes, may be eligible for a financial boost from a new discretionary grant fund.
Published 22nd November 2021
Colin Jackson cutting the ribbon at Grange Paddocks
East Herts Council and Everyone Active hosted an opening weekend for the new Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre and it went swimmingly.
Published 27th October 2021
Proposed 3G pitch view at Grange Paddocks
East Herts Council are launching a consultation for the provision of a third generation (3G) artificial grass football pitch at Grange Paddocks which would be located partially on the footprint of the old leisure centre next to the existing play area.
Published 6th August 2021
Old River Lane artist impression of the bar and cafe area
The first act in the exciting development for the East Herts District Council (EHDC) funded Arts Centre and Cinema in Old River Lane is getting underway and we are inviting anyone interested in finding out more to take a look at the plans.
Published 14th July 2021
Hartham Play Area
Despite the obstacles we have experienced including Covid-19 and Brexit, we have completed the play area and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for following us on this journey and your patience as we worked to deliver a new destination play area for our county town.
Published 19th May 2021
Eric Buckmaster, Willmott Dixon and Everyone Active in the swimming pool
Investment by East Herts District Council (EHDC) in the new Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre has achieved its next milestone with the tiling of the swimming pool.
Published 11th May 2021
Artist impression of the living wall at Hartham Leisure Centre
East Herts Council’s planning submission for the expansion and renovation of Hartham Leisure Centre was unanimously approved at last night’s Development Management Committee.
Published 3rd December 2020
Hertford Theatre - entrance
The curtain is set to rise on a fantastic arts centre in the heart of town, now it’s your chance to have your say on the proposals to transform Hertford Theatre into a place that will enhance the lives of visitors and the town itself. East Herts Council proposals for the £19.9m investment are now available to view on their website.
Published 7th September 2020
Artist impression of what Hartham Leisure Centre could look like.
East Herts Council is launching a consultation for people to have their say on the proposals for the redevelopment of Hartham Leisure Centre in Hertford.
Published 18th August 2020
Artists illustrative impression of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town
East Herts residents will be able to see plans around the Harlow & Gilston Garden Town transport strategy with three Getting Around in the Garden Town engagement events scheduled for later this month.
Published 11th February 2020