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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
PSPO dog fouling
Have your say on the proposals to amend and extend the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to deal with anti-social behaviour (ASB) and dog control issues.
Published 6th December 2018
green bulb
A free workshop for small businesses (less than 250 employees) will provide advice on the latest energy efficiency measures that could help you reduce energy costs within your business, saving your business money - and helping reduce carbon emissions.
Published 29th November 2018
taxi exhaust
Tackling poor air quality is one of the drivers behind new draft guidelines on how taxis will be licensed by East Herts Council from next year.
Published 20th November 2018
Chairman diversity
Tibetan Buddhist dancing and an Islamic prayer chant were enjoyed by visitors to a diversity festival organised by East Herts Council on Sunday.
Published 20th November 2018
weekly bidding
People on East Herts Council's housing register will now be able to bid weekly instead of fortnightly for the available properties to rent. Although the change won't increase the number of homes available it will reduce the wait and increase the turnover.
Published 13th November 2018
CGR borders
Three reviews of voting boundaries for parish and town councils in Bishop's Stortford and Thorley, Buntingford and Cottered, and Eastwick & Gilston have been agreed by East Herts councillors.
Published 6th November 2018
poppies
People from across the generations will be remembering World War I at a community event in Hormead which has received a £350 grant from East Herts Council's community pot.
Published 5th November 2018
diversity festival
You can chat to people of different faiths and find out more about diversity in East Herts at a celebration later this month.
Published 1st November 2018
arts mixed
Three knowledgeable and dedicated independent residents of Bishop's Stortford have joined the steering group which is leading the development of a new arts and entertainment centre for the town.
Published 30th October 2018
Ian Payne MBE
Ian Payne, chairman of the UK's largest operator of bars, Stonegate Pub Company, was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to the hospitality and pub industry.
Published 28th October 2018