Latest news & announcements

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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
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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
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All sorts of support and advice is available to improve your health through the newly launched Healthy Hub East Herts.
Published 16th March 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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During high winds, bins with a small amount of waste can be blown over. This could lead to rubbish being blown around your street or the bins causing an obstruction.
Published 15th January 2020
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At Wednesday’s East Herts Development Management Committee meeting (8 January), councillors unanimously voted to approve the exciting new plans for Hartham play area in Hertford, specifically discussed was the twin tree top towers unit.
Published 10th January 2020
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Music and singing filled the foyer at Hertford Theatre recently as people celebrated the launch of the Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020.
Published 27th December 2019
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On Tuesday 3 December 2019 the Council’s Executive agreed to implement something called Article 4 Directions on 32 employment sites in the District. This will mean that permitted development rights no longer apply in these areas.
Published 20th December 2019