Latest news & announcements

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East Hertfordshire faces a wide and diverse range of housing challenges, both familiar and newly arising. Homelessness, poor housing conditions and an insufficient supply of affordable homes continue to pose challenges. We also see new challenges emerging due to demographic and population trends and changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published 10th August 2021
Proposed 3G pitch view at Grange Paddocks
East Herts Council are launching a consultation for the provision of a third generation (3G) artificial grass football pitch at Grange Paddocks which would be located partially on the footprint of the old leisure centre next to the existing play area.
Published 6th August 2021
Old River Lane artist impression of the bar and cafe area
The first act in the exciting development for the East Herts District Council (EHDC) funded Arts Centre and Cinema in Old River Lane is getting underway and we are inviting anyone interested in finding out more to take a look at the plans.
Published 14th July 2021
Anti-idling poster 2021
As part of Clean Air Day 2021 (17 June) East Herts District Council (EHDC) are installing 26 anti-idling signs in car parks across the district.
Published 14th June 2021
Annual report 2020-2021
An animated video overview of the work carried out by East Herts District Council in 2020-2021.
Published 10th June 2021
Buntingford town centre
To coincide with pubs, restaurants and other hospitality venues opening indoors from 17 May, East Herts and North Herts District Council have joined together to launch a marketing campaign to welcome residents back safely to their town’s High Streets, shopping centres and hospitality outlets.
Published 20th May 2021
Hartham Play Area
Despite the obstacles we have experienced including Covid-19 and Brexit, we have completed the play area and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for following us on this journey and your patience as we worked to deliver a new destination play area for our county town.
Published 19th May 2021
Eric Buckmaster, Willmott Dixon and Everyone Active in the swimming pool
Investment by East Herts District Council (EHDC) in the new Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre has achieved its next milestone with the tiling of the swimming pool.
Published 11th May 2021
A green shurb is planted into the ground by a person wearing yellow gloves
As part of the Old River Lane project in Bishop’s Stortford , a volunteer tree and shrub-planting day at Northgate End in Bishop’s Stortford will take place on Monday 24 May.
Published 7th May 2021
A shop window with a sign that says Temporarily Closed Covid-19
East Herts Council is now accepting applications for the national Restart Grant scheme to help businesses liable for business rates across the district during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 8th April 2021
Theatre Growth and Legacy Project - Artist Impression
East Herts Council’s plans for the Growth and Legacy Project at Hertford Theatre were approved at last night’s Development Management Committee.
Published 1st April 2021