Latest news & announcements
Chase New Homes will partially close Hertford Bus Station from Thursday 27 April as part of their ongoing redevelopment of Bircherley Green.
Published 25th April 2023
Residents are being urged not to miss out on their chance to vote in this year’s local elections, which take place across East Herts on Thursday, 4 May.
Published 5th April 2023
The council's Development Management Committee last night voted to approve proposals for the seventh Gilston village that completes the planned development in East Herts as part of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.
Published 24th March 2023
The council’s Development Management Committee will meet on Thursday, 23 March, to consider Taylor Wimpey’s application for up to 1,500 new homes on the Gilston Villages development in East Herts, which forms part of Harlow and Gilston Garden Town (HGGT)*.
Published 16th March 2023
East Herts District Council has successfully prosecuted a local resident and his development company for unauthorised works on 40 lime trees at Church End Farm in Little Hadham.
Published 8th March 2023
Walking and cycling routes are set to improve across East Herts as work starts on the district's Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP).
Published 7th March 2023
Representatives from East Herts Council and housing association, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH), have marked the completion of twenty-eight affordable homes at Coopers Grange off Hadham Road in Bishop’s Stortford.
Published 7th March 2023
The redevelopment of Hertford Theatre to transform it into a thriving hub for arts and culture is four months into its main phase of construction and progressing well.
Published 3rd March 2023
East Herts Council has been awarded a grant worth over £126,000 by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). This will be used to fund a major new initiative to improve knowledge and information about air quality, raise awareness of air pollution as a health issue, and promote alternatives to car travel.
Published 2nd March 2023
History was made at East Herts Council today with an agreement to approve 8,500 homes as part of Harlow & Gilston Garden Town.
Published 28th February 2023
East Herts Council welcomed Ukrainian refugee, Yaroslav Barkov, to its Hertford head-quarters this week to raise the Ukrainian flag and mark the one year anniversary of the Russian invasion.
Published 23rd February 2023
The council’s Development Management Committee (DMC) will meet on Tuesday, 28 February, to consider Places for People’s application for up to 8,500 new homes at Harlow and Gilston Garden Town.
Published 15th February 2023
Businesses across East Herts can apply now for grants of up to £50,000 to boost investment and diversify their income.
Published 10th February 2023
Investment by East Herts Council in the refurbishment and expansion of Hartham Leisure Centre in Hertford has achieved its next milestone, with the new roof completed this month.
Published 9th February 2023
Applications are now open for a new form of free ID that can be used at elections. Ahead of a new voter ID requirement, the UK Government has opened the online portal for the ID, known as the Voter Authority Certificate, for voters that do not already have an accepted form of photo ID.
Published 2nd February 2023
East Herts Council is hosting drop-in events to share information and answer questions about the planning application for up to 1,800 new homes north and east of Ware.
Published 26th January 2023