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Help shape the future of your waste and recycling service

17/07/2017 - 2:45pm

Residents in North and East Hertfordshire are being invited to take part in a survey to help shape the future of their waste and recycling services.

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) and East Hertfordshire Council (EDC) are both working together on a new joint contract for waste and recycling services to reduce the cost of providing these services to residents. Before a new contract is awarded, both Councils are offering residents the opportunity to give their views on some of the options that are being considered.

Help to Shape Letchworth Play Area

17/07/2017 - 10:00am

Jackmans Central Park’s play area in Letchworth is to have a makeover and we need your views on how to shape its future.

Community charity Groundwork Hertfordshire is hosting an initial consultation event, on behalf of North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), on Monday 24 July between 3pm – 5pm.

Grant awarded to help honour Britain’s Armed Forces

17/07/2017 - 9:45am

An event to raise awareness of our Armed Forces and Veterans and honour the work they do has been awarded a grant of £800 at North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Letchworth Area Committee earlier this month (5 July).

This event always takes place on the last Saturday in June, which next year will be 30 June 2018.

NHDC awards funding to the Hertfordshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

17/07/2017 - 9:45am

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Letchworth Area Committee has awarded a grant of £1113 to Hertfordshire Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapy Centre, at a meeting earlier this month (5 July).

Residents urged to get outdoors and #LoveParks in North Hertfordshire

14/07/2017 - 9:30am

Love Parks Week, running from 14 – 23 July, is Britain’s biggest celebration of its parks.

To support Keep Britain Tidy’s campaign, North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is encouraging residents to visit their favourite park and share what they mean to them.

Take a photo, a video or simply post on social media, using the Twitter handle @NorthHertsDC and hashtag #LoveParks telling us why you love your park.

Public Consultation - Views sought to consider the revocation of NHDC’s byelaws

11/07/2017 - 3:45pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is inviting residents to have their say in a consultation which launches today (11 July) with regards to the revocation of the archaic byelaws in place across the district.

Grants awarded to community groups in Baldock

11/07/2017 - 1:00pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Baldock and District Area Committee has awarded grants totalling £2150 to four community groups, at a meeting last week (3 July).

Christchurch Baldock received £200 to help with the costs of running a free holiday club at the Knights Templar School for children in Reception up to Year Six. The holiday club will run from 10am – 12.30pm every day between 24 and 28 July.

NHDC awards grant to Family Matters’ holiday programme

06/07/2017 - 11:45am

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Hitchin Area Committee has awarded a grant of £1,230 to Family Matters, at a meeting last week (29 June).

The Family Matters group, based at Oughton Children’s Centre in Hitchin, provides practical and emotional support to families in a safe and supportive environment. The group run a wide range of activities including; informal sessions of art, craft, outside play as well as organised activities such as; swimming and music and movement.

Cows to graze at Ivel Springs for the first time

06/07/2017 - 11:45am

Ivel Springs Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in Baldock is about to receive its first visit from four English Longhorn cattle who will be taking up temporary residence at the site next week. The cows will graze the grassland until approximately the end of September to help maintain the diverse habitat.

Grant helps to support elderly in Hitchin

06/07/2017 - 11:30am

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Hitchin Area Committee has awarded a grant of £3,000 to the Hitchin Senior Citizens Committee at a meeting last week (29 June).

Hitchin Senior Citizens has been overseeing activities for older people in the town for the past 49 years. Their main aim is to assist older people to remain active and, tackle social isolation by providing assistance with transport needs, via the Helping Hands mini-bus service.