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News and Press Releases from East Herts Council.

dance festival

Friendly dance festival for over 50s on Monday

Short and friendly taster classes in ballroom, line dancing, Zumba and tango will be on offer at a free dance festival for anyone aged 50-plus and you don't need to own a pair of dancing shoes.

District plan - oct 18

East Herts District Plan is officially adopted

After several years of hard work from officers and members at East Herts Council, councillors have voted to officially adopt the East Herts District Plan.

Ian Payne MBE

Stonegate pub founder is honoured by council

Ian Payne, chairman of the UK's largest operator of bars, Stonegate Pub Company, was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to the hospitality and pub industry.

gold footprint

Council wins gold with RSPCA

East Herts Council has once again retained its gold Footprint award from the RSPCA.

District Plan

Holding Direction lifted on East Herts District Plan

We are pleased to announce that the holding direction on the East Herts District Plan has today been lifted by Rt. Hon James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

Havers Come and Try

Come and Try at Havers

Bollywood dancing and seated exercise are among a choice of free gentle activity classes coming to Havers Community Centre later this month.

Pinehurst community centre

Brighter future for outdated community centre

A tired community centre in Hertford is set for a new lease of life after East Herts Council agreed in principle to its redevelopment.

Status of the District Plan

On September 11 the council was issued with a holding direction on the District Plan, which was due to adopted by the council later that day.

HUDS group

Transforming the heart of Hertford

Work to improve the centre of Hertford started this week.

Gilston garden town plan

Be part of shaping Gilston area

To help ensure that the new Gilston garden town is a high-quality place for people to live and work, East Herts Council is working to produce a charter and you're invited to take part.

Hazel Park Rise sculpture 2

Sculpture commission for Stortford park

Artists are invited to submit designs for a public art sculpture incorporating vine leaves to be installed in the centre of a newly created park at Countryside's St Michael's Hurst development.

BSS masterplan

Masterplan for Bishop's Stortford South

High quality building design and safe routes for pedestrians and cyclists are among the key principles set out in a masterplan framework for Bishop's Stortford South.

Building control pipes

In control of your building work

Unless you're an architect or builder or have had building work carried out on your property in the last 14 months, you're probably not aware of the major changes that have taken place recently in the provision of Building Control service in Hertfordshire.

Hertfordshire Building Control

Hertfordshire Building Control

Insights for Homeowners by manager Simon Heywood