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Earlier this year East Herts Council issued a high court injunction on the unauthorised development in Little Hadham. The defendants did not comply with the terms of this injunction and so the case went to court to be decided.
Published 6th September 2019
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Organised by East Herts Council chairman Jonathan Kaye, the free event offers music, performances and a chance to chat to people from a variety of faiths and other groups as well as activities for children.
Published 3rd September 2019
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At last night's Council meeting, members voted in a motion that sets out the council's commitment to tackling climate change in East Herts.
Published 25th July 2019
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After the success of East Herts' Launchpad business centre in Bishop's Stortford, this July sees the opening of our second facility in the heart of Ware.
Published 1st July 2019
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East Herts Council is working with Citizens Advice East Herts to help EU citizens living in the district after Brexit.
Published 3rd April 2019
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Over the last few weeks residents in East Herts should have received their 2019/20 Council Tax bills. This year, East Herts Council has put up its share of the council tax by £5 in order to continue providing quality front-line services as it faces ongoing budget pressures.
Published 28th March 2019
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Young people accompanied by their parents, families and many others picked up lots of valuable information about shared ownership - a more affordable way of getting on the housing ladder - at East Herts Council's first housing fair.
Published 11th March 2019
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At last night's Full Council, councillors supported the appointment of Richard Cassidy who will take the helm as the new Chief Executive later this year (exact date TBC), following the departure of Liz Watts.
Published 6th March 2019
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If you're concerned about air quality in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, a new notification service called 'Herts & Beds Air Pollution Alert System' could be invaluable.
Published 4th March 2019
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The Hertfordshire councils are planning for the delivery of up to 100,000 new homes by 2031. These homes, and the associated infrastructure, are needed to support our growing population.
Published 19th February 2019
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On Monday evening (28 January) East Herts saw a great turnout of people wanting a new way to help their favourite local charity by participating in a new community lottery.
Published 30th January 2019
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East Herts Council has been reviewing the way it delivers the markets service. From 1 February the allocation of market stalls at Hertford and Ware markets will be administered under 'street trading' legislation.
Published 29th January 2019