Latest news & announcements

photo of a lady holding business paperwork with a laptop in the background
The CARF (Covid Additional Relief Fund), to help those businesses which were adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, but ineligible for existing Business Rates Relief such as Retail Relief and Nursery Relief, is still open for applications until 15 September.
Published 16th August 2022
artist impression of new community room
Work to transform Castle Park and surrounding area in Bishop’s Stortford is set to begin with archaeological assessments commencing this week and construction set to start on 22 August to deliver:
Published 9th August 2022
collage of photographs taken at Southern Country Park and Pishiobury Park
Visitors who came to celebrate #LoveParksWeek at the East Herts Council run free family events in Southern Country Park, Bishop’s Stortford and Pishiobury Park, Sawbridgeworth this week enjoyed dog shows, tug of war, craft activities, face painting, meet ups with cows, bug hunts, and fitness trails, together with visits from Hertfordshire Fire Service and Hertfordshire Police Service.
Published 29th July 2022
Pictured are (left to right) Michael Grosvenor GPF Lewis Senior Contracts Manager and Eric Buckmaster East Herts Council Executive Member for Wellbeing outside Hertford Theatre
The growth and legacy project at Hertford Theatre, to transform it into a thriving community hub for arts and culture in the heart of Hertford Town Centre, has begun to enter its next phase of development.
Published 19th July 2022
Photo from previous Love Parks Week event at Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth
East Herts Council are hosting two FREE family fun events at Southern Country Park in Bishop’s Stortford and Pishiobury Park in Sawbridgeworth to celebrate #LoveParksWeek.
Published 12th July 2022
graphic of a form with ticks and text that reads "look out for a form checking who's registered to vote at your address - make sure you respond by the deadline"
East Herts residents will begin receiving communications in the coming weeks as part of the annual electoral registration canvass; to ensure those living in the district, and entitled to register to vote, are registered and their details up to date.
Published 4th July 2022
Eric Buckmaster pointing at one of the routes on the Circular Routes board in Hartham Common
Three new circular walking routes have been mapped out as part of the initiative  ‘Beyond Hartham Common”, connecting communities to green open spaces, encouraging low impact exercise and to help improve general health and wellbeing.
Published 16th June 2022