Latest news & announcements

Cartoon image of family for Clean Air day
Volunteers will take to the streets of East Herts throughout June at anti-idling events in support of Clean Air Day, educating motorists on the need to switch off their engines when stopped. These events are being supported by the Hertfordshire Climate Change and Sustainability Partnership (HCCSP), of which East Herts is a member, through training and the provision of resources to communicate with motorists.
Published 9th June 2022
Artists illustrative impression of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town
Central Government continues to recognise Harlow & Gilston Garden Town as one of the largest growth and regeneration projects in the UK by awarding almost £700,000 in revenue and infrastructure funding via Homes England.
Published 25th May 2022
collage of five pictures that show the locations of the pitches in Southern Country Park, Grange Paddocks, Pishiobury, Presdales and Bishop's Park
East Herts Council has launched details of new mobile vending opportunities and is calling on local ice cream van operators and mobile food and beverage traders, to tender for licences to operate new pitches in key locations across the district.
Published 23rd May 2022
Eric Buckmaster (on right) pictured on a site visit to the archaeological excavations at Grange Paddocks.  Talking to one of the archaeologists.
Over 700 people attended guided tours at Grange Paddocks on Saturday for a rare opportunity to see artefacts that date back to Roman times, uncovered as part of the archaeological excavations undertaken for the footprint of the new 3G football pitch. Around a further 300 people dropped by to view the findings on display.
Published 26th April 2022
Eric Buckmaster sitting on the new hand carved Longhorn cow in Pishiobury Park
Pishiobury Park received a special delivery yesterday when a new hand carved wooden sculpture, of a Longhorn cow, was put into position in the picnic area ready for young children to climb and explore in natural play.
Published 14th April 2022
Pictured: Eric Buckmaster at the construction site with JCB behind him during the demolition
The re-development and modernisation of Hartham Leisure Centre enters its main phase of construction this week as the front of the old building is demolished, enabling construction of the extension to begin; making way for the additional studio space, state of the art gym, new soft play facility and terrace style café that will open out onto Hartham Common.
Published 1st April 2022