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Dacre Community Rooms officially reopen after refurb

16/10/2018 - 10:45am

The Dacre Community Rooms in Kimpton officially reopened its refurbished community room at a ribbon cutting ceremony on 27 September 2018.

Cllr Tony Hunter, NHDC’s Executive Member for Community Engagement & Rural Affairs officially opened the rooms. Also in attendance were the Charity Chair Ted Frith, Committee Chair David Pitcher, and local community groups.

Have fun and get fit at Hitchin Town Hall’s pay as you go fitness classes

16/10/2018 - 10:45am

If the expense of joining the gym is putting you off getting fit, why not venture out to Hitchin Town Hall and give one of their fitness and wellbeing classes a try?

Rural Drop In Session a success!

11/10/2018 - 2:00pm

There was a great atmosphere at the Parish Rooms in Ashwell last Friday (05 October) when representatives from North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), the Police and the Fire Brigade gathered to host their first ever Rural Drop In Session.

Votes for Women exhibition opens at North Hertfordshire Museum

09/10/2018 - 9:45am

A new exhibition that explores the struggle women went through to get the vote, opens at the North Hertfordshire Museum on 13 October.

‘North Herts Undaunted: The Fight for the Vote,’ tells the stories of a number of high profile suffragettes from North Hertfordshire who led the way on the Votes for Women campaign at the turn of the last century.

Call for volunteers to join independent panel for Councillors' allowances and expenses

09/10/2018 - 9:30am

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) are looking for volunteers to join an Independent Remuneration Panel to set allowances for elected Councillors.

The Panel makes recommendations on allowances and expenses for our elected members, and sets special responsibility allowances for Councillors running services to the community, such as Waste and Recycling.

The Council currently has a number of vacancies for volunteers to join the Independent Remuneration Panel.

NHDC launches new digital magazine – NH Now

05/10/2018 - 3:15pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is excited to be launching a new digital magazine for residents. The first edition of NH Now went live today (05 October) and covers what’s going on in the local area, as well as profiling local people, businesses and places.

NHDC’s Southern Rural Area Committee awards grants to local community groups

28/09/2018 - 12:00pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Southern Rural Area Committee has awarded grants* totalling over £4,600 to four community groups, at a meeting earlier this month.

Community groups in Letchworth to benefit from grants

25/09/2018 - 1:15pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Letchworth Committee is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 3 community groups in Letchworth, totalling £2,850. The grants are subject to completion of the necessary formalities.

Grant success for community projects in Royston

24/09/2018 - 11:30am

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Royston & District Area Committee awarded over £2,000 in support of projects that will benefit the community in Royston at its meeting earlier this month (12 September). The grants are subject to completion of the necessary formalities.

Royston Cricket Club received £1,500 to purchase a set of cricket sight screens to improve the playing and practice experience for everyone involved. The club was founded in 1790 and is made up of 9 Committee members and 10 volunteers.

Commercial waste fly-tipper prosecuted by NHDC

21/09/2018 - 1:30pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is reminding local businesses of the need to legally dispose of their commercial waste, following a successful fly-tipping prosecution last week.

On Friday 14 September at Stevenage Magistrates Court, Mr Noah Uddin of Martindale Road, Hemel Hempstead, pleaded guilty to two fly-tipping offences committed in March 2018.