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Just under £100,000 has been awarded to local community groups – supporting families, expanding mental health services, increasing volunteer capacity, museum education, additional allotments and more!

In line with the majority of other district and borough councils in Hertfordshire and England, the North Herts Council portion of council tax will rise by 2.99%.

From climbing nets, swing sets, a roller-running disk and trampolines to natural play, it’s all change for the junior play area at Bancroft Recreation Ground in Hitchin.

Three leisure centres across North Herts will soon benefit from a package of measures to improve their carbon footprint, following North Herts Council successfully securing up to £7,743,224 as part of a Government scheme to decarbonise public sector buildings.

North Herts Council, along with Dacorum Borough Council and Hertfordshire County Council, has responded to the latest proposal.

Resolve, an independent substance misuse treatment provider with a base in Letchworth, has been awarded nearly £6,000 by our Area Forums.

Our customer self-service portal MyAccount will relaunch next week (19 February) with a new look and improved design.

A very special type of play time is coming to Letchworth, with Jackmans ParkPlay launching on Saturday 17 February designed to offer people of all ages two hours of free, fun and games.

Are you ‘hooked’ on fishing, perhaps you think it’s ‘fin-tastic’? Then ‘cast’ your eyes on the Richard ‘Dick’ Walker exhibition at North Herts Museum and get ‘schooled’ on the father of modern freshwater fishing from 13 February to 7 April, you’ll ‘reel-ly’ love it!

We want to know how safe you feel in the district and what your priority concerns are regarding crime and disorder in our annual community safety survey, whether it’s anti-social behaviour, vehicle crime or violent crime?