Heroes don’t wear capes they wear face coverings so please continue to play your part in Hertfordshire and wear one to prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives, that’s the message from Hertfordshire’s county council, district and borough councils, emergency services and our local NHS.
North Herts District Council (NHDC) are urging businesses in the district to apply for Business Support Grant funding if they haven’t already, before the grant scheme permanently closes on 28 August.
Business Support Grants were created by the UK Government to financially support businesses in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic. NHDC has acted as an administrator on behalf of the Government, awarding grant funding to eligible businesses in the district.
Two sets of funding are available:
Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.
With elections scheduled to take place in North Herts in May 2021, this is an important opportunity for residents to make sure they can take part.
The annual canvass ensures that North Herts District Council (NHDC) can keep the electoral register up to date, identifying any residents who are not registered so that they can be encouraged to do so. They would then be able take part in any future elections.
The play areas at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth are set to have an upgrade, and we need your views on how they could be improved.
North Herts District Council (NHDC) and Groundwork East* are inviting residents to complete a short online survey. This is an opportunity for local people, particularly parents, to identify potential improvements and help shape the future of the play areas for their children. Following the results of the consultation, Groundwork will begin the process of preparing detailed designs for the play areas.
From today (Friday 24 July), face coverings must be worn in Hertfordshire’s shops, supermarkets, shopping centres, train stations and other indoor locations in line with the latest regulations.
Organisations across Hertfordshire are appealing to the public to play their part in preventing outbreaks of Covid-19 in the county.
As part of a countywide ‘Stay Safe Hertfordshire: Play Your Part’ campaign, residents are being reminded that the most important things you can do to help reduce the spread of coronavirus are to:
New hard-hitting anti-litter posters are being put up in North Hertfordshire’s parks and green spaces telling litter droppers, ‘Don’t be a tosser’.
The posters are North Herts District Council’s (NHDC) response to a recent deluge of littering in parks and green spaces in the district, which have been heavily used by residents during the coronavirus outbreak.
A Hitchin man has been prosecuted for failing to legally and appropriately dispose of his waste in North Hertfordshire.
At Stevenage Magistrates Court on Wednesday 15 July, Mr Nallamby Anantharajah of Stevenage Road, Hitchin, pleaded guilty to failing in his duty of care to dispose of waste appropriately, contrary to section 34 (1) (A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
The Leaders of the 10 Hertfordshire District and Borough Councils have joined forces to oppose a proposal from Hertfordshire County Council to abolish their Local Authorities in favour of establishing a single unitary Council to serve the 1.2m residents of the county.
North Herts District Council (NHDC) and SLL are pleased to announce that the final preparations are being made to their leisure centres and indoor pools in Hitchin, Letchworth and Royston to make sure that they are safe for customers and staff to return on 25 July 2020.
There will be a number of changes within the centres to ensure that customers feel comfortable and safe and can use the facilities in complete confidence. These include one way systems and signage to guide customers on how to act safely and responsibly.