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NHDC grant funding boosts outreach dance workshops in Royston

15/10/2019 - 5:00pm

On Wednesday 9 October, North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Royston and District Area Committee awarded grant funding to an organisation that offers local people the opportunity to explore the art of dance.

NHDC’s Hitchin Committee awards grants to benefit local community

15/10/2019 - 10:45am

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Hitchin Committee awarded grants to three community groups in Hitchin at its meeting earlier this month*.

NHDC connects with future voters as part of Local Democracy Week

14/10/2019 - 4:45pm

Pupils from 6 schools across North Herts visited North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) today (14 October) to learn more about democracy during Local Democracy Week.

NHDC awards grant funding to Offley and Little Wymondley good causes

14/10/2019 - 2:30pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Southern Rural Committee awarded grant funding to two community organisations at its meeting on 10 October.

Special Meeting of NHDC Overview and Scrutiny Committee to consider report on Hitchin Town Hall and North Herts Museum

14/10/2019 - 2:15pm

A special meeting of North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Overview and Scrutiny Committee will be held on 23 October, to consider a report on the Hitchin Town Hall and North Hertfordshire Museum project.

Earlier this year, a Panel was set up by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to consider how partners worked together during the Hitchin Town Hall / North Hertfordshire Museum project and what lessons can be learned to improve future working relationships with partners.

Baldock community groups benefit from NHDC grant funding

11/10/2019 - 3:30pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Baldock District Area committee awarded grant funding of £2,000* to assist three community groups in Baldock at its meeting on 7 October.

Baldock Rotary Club was awarded £1,150 to assist with purchasing and storing Christmas lights for Baldock town centre and the Baldock Christmas Tree that is erected annually. The funding will also assist with the hire of a cherry picker crane to help install the lights.

Consultation on Council Tax Reduction Scheme opens

10/10/2019 - 12:45pm

A consultation on proposed changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme has opened.

North Hertfordshire District Council is required to agree its Council Tax Reduction Scheme each year. Before any changes can be made to the scheme, the Council in requried to consult with residents on its proposals.

The consultation seeks views on two proposed minor amendments to the scheme for 2020/2021.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation

Herts Careline, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service & Unicook have been announced as Finalists in the national Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2019

01/10/2019 - 2:00pm

The partnership will now strive for a winning place in the award category of Active / Passive Fire Project of the Year. The winner will be announced on 20 November 2019.

The nominated project celebrates the success of the three partners joining forces to pioneer the first-ever use of an innovative life-saving fire safety device – Stove Guard - connected to a telecare response centre in the UK.

Royston Music Night set to raise funds for Parkinson’s UK

01/10/2019 - 12:00pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) Chairman Cllr Jean Green has organised a music night to raise money for her nominated charity – Parkinson’s UK.

The Music Night will take place on Friday 1 November from 7pm at The Old Bull Inn, 56 High Street, Royston, SG8 9JS. It will feature an eclectic mix of music including the Royston Town Band, Buntingford Community Choir, Royston Ukulele Orchestra and pop band Just Cruzin.

All money raised will be donated to the North Hertfordshire, Stevenage and Royston Parkinson’s UK branches.

High Sheriff visits North Herts

24/09/2019 - 4:15pm

On Monday 23 September 2019, North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) hosted the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire - Sarah Beazley - for the day. Sarah’s priorities for her year in office are building stronger communities, interfaith and integration.

The day began at the Council Offices, where the High Sheriff met NHDC’s Chairman Jean Green, Leader of the Council, Martin Stears-Handscomb, Chief Executive David Scholes and Deputy Chief Executive Anthony Roche.