Latest news & announcements
Many of the good causes that you can support through the East Herts Community Lottery have adapted how they continue to provide excellent services in the face of the pandemic.
Published 28th April 2020
Defra is keen to have feedback from the rural economy about how well current initiatives to support businesses are working. You can complete the survey below, so that the results can be fed back to Defra.
Published 22nd April 2020
We are continuing to provide a limited parking enforcement service to help to keep the roads safe, maintain a free flow of traffic and avoid dangerous parking becoming an additional burden on the police.
Published 16th April 2020
Businesses can apply online through East Herts Council for a share of the government’s £20 billion of business rates support and grant funding to help the most-affected firms manage their cash flow through this period.
Published 8th April 2020
Artwork by a local and internationally renowned artist, alongside pieces by Hertford students, will brighten up two subways in the town after East Herts Council, jointly with Hertfordshire County Council, received £54,000 from the government’s Air Quality Grant pot.
Published 2nd April 2020
Glendale Services, a national green space management company has secured an eight year contract providing grounds maintenance services for East Herts Council.
Published 16th March 2020
Stevenage Against Domestic Abuse (SADA) – an initiative headed by Stevenage Borough Council – will now be available to help domestic abuse victims across the district after East Herts Council agreed to fund the service for its residents.
Published 2nd March 2020
Deborah Rogers from Hertford chose Jewel of Hearts in the town centre when she won £150 in the East Herts Community Lottery to spend on an independent business of her choice.
Published 26th February 2020
If you’d like to have company when you go for a coffee, drop into Sawbridgeworth Library and join the friendly chatter table.
Published 18th February 2020
East Herts Council has published a draft Charter for the Gilston Area – part of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town – setting out guidance on how masterplans for the villages and the important network of green spaces that will surround them should be approached when they come forward as planning applications.
Published 17th February 2020
For the first time, individuals, as well as fledgling groups without a constitution, will be eligible for a small grant from East Herts Council, to help turn their dream community project into reality.
Published 13th February 2020
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
Bishop’s Wellbeing has reinstated the much-needed ShopMobility scooter loan service to help people access Bishop’s Stortford. The charity will also provide access to additional support and advice on services within the local community.
Published 4th February 2020
East Herts Council’s share of the council tax is set to go up by just over 41p/month from the new financial year starting on April 1.
Published 3rd February 2020
A vibrant arts centre with cinema and performance space, alongside a multi-storey car park and an attractive public square are set to transform part of Bishop’s Stortford as the Old River Lane (ORL) scheme moves forward.
Published 3rd February 2020
On Thursday 30 January 2020 the Council successfully applied to the High Court for a status quo injunction in respect of breach of planning control at Wheelwrights Farm, Rowney Lane.
Published 31st January 2020
The next stage of East Herts Council’s project to revitalise Old River Lane will see the closure of Northgate End car park in April to make way for a brand new multi-storey car park.
Published 28th January 2020
The challenge of moving to achieve a carbon-neutral district was eagerly taken up by residents, community groups and businesses as a buzz of ideas and suggestions filled the room at Fletchers Lea in Ware last week.
Published 23rd January 2020
Harlow and Gilston Garden Town has been allocated £580,000 from the Government ahead of its official launch later this year.
Published 17th January 2020