Latest news & announcements

Police officer talking to mum and small toddler
How concerned are you about crime in your local area? Do you feel safe where you live? East Herts Community Safety Partnership (CSP)* is inviting residents to share their views on how safe they feel in their local communities.
Published 15th February 2022
artist impression of new 3g pitch at grange paddocks
Planning permission for development of a 3G artificial football pitch at Grange Paddocks in Bishop’s Stortford has been given the green light; and is set to open by the end of August 2022 - in time for the start of next year’s football season.
Published 3rd February 2022
Cllr John Wyllie, Cllr Diane Hollebon and Cllr Graham McAndrew pictured planting Sakura trees in St Michaels Mead
Cllr Diane Hollebon, accompanied by Cllr Graham McAndrew and Cllr John Wyllie, attended a special ceremony in St Michaels Mead last week (28 January) to plant more cherry trees from the Sakura Project in Bishop’s Stortford; to celebrate relations between Japan and the UK.
Published 1st February 2022
Cllr David Snowdon; Julie Marson MP and Cllr Graham McAndrew pictured at Grange Paddocks planting the first Sakura cherry tree
A special ceremony was held at Grange Paddocks – East Herts' new leisure centre in Bishop’s Stortford – on Saturday, to commemorate the planting of five cherry trees donated by the Sakura project, which celebrates relations between Japan and the UK.
Published 26th January 2022
Growth Through Sustainability Conference
East Herts Council has teamed up with eight other local authorities to host a free event, ‘Growth Through Sustainability’, to help businesses across Hertfordshire understand how by lowering emissions, they can not only save on major costs but also reduce their carbon footprint.
Published 17th January 2022
east herts logo (green and white)
The annual publication of the Electoral Register for East Hertfordshire on 1 December reveals that there are currently 112,729 people registered to vote across the district.
Published 14th December 2021
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