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News and Press Releases from East Herts Council.

  • Hertford Community Support Day

    Festive Community Support Day in Hertford

    Residents of Hertford and the surrounding areas are welcomed along to the Market Square in Hertford's town centre on December 2 between 10am-2pm for an event supported with a grant from East Herts Council.

  • Come and Try yoga

    On the move at lively session of free activities

    An afternoon of free taster activities for the over 50s attracted people of all different fitness levels to Wodson Park last week.

  • Town and parish conference

    Getting together for Community Conference

    Sports, grants, social prescribing and community led housing were among the items on a packed agenda at this year's East Herts town and parish conference held at Wodson Park in Ware earlier this month.

  • Stray dog rescued

    Council saves abused dog & wins RSPCA gold

    The rescue and continuing care of a stray dog with an infection that's usually fatal is an example of work carried out by East Herts Council that led to its retention of the RSPCA gold footprint.

  • Sir John Low presentation

    Presentation to East Herts knight

    Hertford resident Sir John Menzies Low was presented with a certificate in recognition of his achievements by East Herts Council chairman Jeff Jones at full council this month.

  • Castle Park consultation

    Stortford's newest park - what do you think?

    A beautiful new park is taking shape in the heart of Bishop's Stortford. The initial plans were introduced to residents last summer and now it's time for you to see the detailed proposals and make your comments.

  • Motorway traffic

    £9m for key traffic routes

    More than £9 million has been secured by Essex County Council to tackle congestion and improve routes just over the border in Essex, but which are key for local residents in Bishop's Stortford.

  • Shaking hands

    East Herts & North Herts joint waste contract

    A joint contract for waste, recycling and street cleansing has been awarded at a meeting of North Hertfordshire District Council's (NHDC) and East Herts Council's (EHDC) respective Cabinet and Executive Committees.

  • Nightlife

    Tell us your thoughts on ID scanners

    East Herts Community Safety Partnership would like to know what you think about it buying some Scannet machines for some late-night bars and clubs in Bishop's Stortford and Hertford.

  • Bircherley Green plans to transform key site

    The transformation of a key site in central Hertford can now get under way after a planning application for Bircherley Green was given the go ahead by East Herts Council last night (October 11).

  • Benington fly tip

    Serial fly tipper's 10-month sentence

    A 25 year old man from Stevenage was sentenced to 10 months in prison last week (September 28) after pleading guilty to five counts of fly-tipping household waste across Hertfordshire.

  • Return your household enquiry form

    Return your household enquiry form

    All households in East Herts should now have received a household enquiry form to check that the details on the council's electoral register are correct.

  • Charity golf day raises hundreds of pounds for local charity

    Chairman's golf day raises £100s for charity

    Eleven teams enjoyed a delicious breakfast followed by a fabulous day of golf and a gala dinner at Hanbury Manor last month, hosted by the chairman of East Herts Council in aid of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.

  • A statement from Leader Linda Haysey and Chairman Jeff Jones

    We are deeply saddened to hear about the loss of Robert Gordon. He'll be missed by us all, both professionally and personally. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

  • Business Grants

    Grants of up to £10K for local businesses

    Are you a business owner either thinking about moving or enlarging your premises in the district? If so, you may be eligible for a grant from East Herts Council in the form of a discount of up to £10,000 from your business rates.

  • Hertford town redesign enters next stage

    Making Hertford town centre into the best it can be is the aim of the Hertford Urban Design Strategy. The strategy sets out a vision for the town centre and looks at how people get into and around the town.

  • Kurling group

    Free gentle exercise tasters this Friday

    Seated exercise, tai chi, walking football and gentle Zumba are some of the classes on offer at a free afternoon of friendly exercise next month.

  • tai chi group

    First step to better health with free tasters

    Would you like to try some physical activity but you're nervous of taking the first step? Maybe you've got a health or medical concern that's putting you off.

  • CMS EastHerts volunteer

    Volunteer opportunities on show at Ware

    Ware Priory was buzzing at last week's volunteering roadshow when local organisations gathered to tell attendees about some of the different opportunities on offer for volunteering in the district.

  • EiP document

    District Plan goes up for independent examination

    The next important stage towards the final adoption of East Herts Council's District Plan - an Examination in Public (EiP) - is due to start on Tuesday October 3.

  • Wellbeing extravaganza

    Great turn out for feel good fest

    Hundreds of people went along to enjoy this year's Wellbeing Extravaganza at Rhodes Art Complex in Bishop's Stortford.

  • Anstey yoga

    Four gentle activity classes in Stortford

    September 20 2017 - Four new gentle activity classes are starting in Bishop's Stortford next month for people aged 55 plus who want to try some gentle, friendly exercise.

  • table tennis foursome

    Gentle tai chi and table tennis

    September 20 2017 - A new tai chi class is starting in Hertford on Tuesday October 10 from 11.45am-12.45pm.

  • Launchpad overview

    The Launchpad is open for business

    This month sees the arrival of a brand new business centre in the heart of Bishop's Stortford- Launchpad.