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E-newsletter launches to help North Herts residents keep up to date

09/11/2018 - 3:45pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) has launched a brand new e-newsletter service, allowing residents to get the latest updates sent to them by email.

The new service allows anyone to sign up to receive a regular briefing called @NorthHerts which is a round up of all the latest news and information from NHDC. Subscribers can also select to receive updates on additional topics such as events, job vacancies, recycling, North Hertfordshire Museum, Active North Herts, and parks and countryside.

NHDC supports International Fraud Week

09/11/2018 - 1:30pm

To promote International Fraud Awareness Week (11 – 17 November 2018), North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) in partnership with the Hertfordshire County Council’s (HCC) Shared Anti -Fraud Team (SAFS), is appealing to the public to help stamp out fraud.

Remembrance Day parades and services in North Hertfordshire

09/11/2018 - 9:45am

This year Remembrance Sunday falls on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Services and parades will be happening across the district. Please find details below for Remembrance Day services and parades in North Hertfordshire:


NHDC donates office furniture to Medical Detection Dogs charity

08/11/2018 - 10:30am

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) has donated office furniture, including desks and bookcases, to the Medical Detection Dogs charity. The furniture was left over from the Council’s move back to the District Council Offices earlier this year.

Based near Milton Keynes, the charity is at the forefront of research into the fight against cancer and helping people with life-threatening diseases by training dogs to detect the odour of human disease. 

Update on Hitchin Town Hall/North Hertfordshire Museum

07/11/2018 - 9:15am

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) can confirm that Hitchin Town Hall Ltd at its scheduled Extraordinary General Meeting on 30 October, agreed to the sale of 14/15 Brand Street with one minor change to the terms of the Agreement.

Vehicle stop check operation highlights fly-tipping problem in North Herts

06/11/2018 - 9:45am

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) joined forces with Herts Police and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) on 26 October, to carry out a ‘stop check’ operation aimed at preventing fly-tipping.

The ‘Where’s your waste going?’ stop check took place on Newnham Way, the road that links Ashwell and Newnham in North Hertfordshire. A total of 14 vehicles, either commercial vans or private vehicles with a trailer, were stopped and checked over a 2 ½ hour period.

Spooktacular afternoon of fun for many at Howard Park, Letchworth

01/11/2018 - 3:00pm

Over 600 people turned out at Letchworth Garden City’s Howard Park and Gardens for Spooky Sunday last weekend.

The frighteningly fun event, presented by the Friends of Howard Park and Gardens with support from North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), hosted a number of family friendly activities including making Halloween bats, magical wands, mystical broomsticks, spooky spiders and terrifying twig webs.

Hitchin Art Club’s annual art exhibition comes to town

29/10/2018 - 2:00pm

Hitchin Art Club’s Annual Art Exhibition has just opened at the Quaker Meeting House, Paynes Park, Hitchin.

With 45 artists in the group, there is a diverse range of pictures on display. The styles range from botanical to landscape, architecture, still life, portraits, animals and abstracts, and the artists have utilised a range of techniques including oils, pastels, watercolours and mixed media.

High Sheriff of Hertfordshire pays a visit to North Hertfordshire

29/10/2018 - 11:30am

On Thursday 25 October 2018, North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) hosted the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, Suzy Harvey, for the day. Modern slavery and Youth volunteering were on the agenda, issues which are her priorities for tackling in her year in office.