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Around 2,200 households in Knebworth are part of a pilot project for collecting and recycling plastic bags and wrapping from the kerbside, also known flexible plastic packaging or soft plastics.

North and East Herts Councils are encouraging residents to do their bit to help the environment and keep service costs down by separating their paper from their mixed recyclables and general waste.

The Friends of Brandles has been awarded £1,950* following the Baldock Area Forum recommendations on 11 September.

After securing a £1,500 grant following recommendations by North Herts Council’s Royston & District Area Forum, a new sustainable water collection system is to be installed at Therfield Recreation Sports Pavilion*.

Developing event catering at Hitchin Town Hall (HTH), along with driving sustainability initiatives at the museum café and Bancroft Kiosk, will be top of the menu for the newly appointed Catering Manager, Bela Kocsis.

Are you, your business or event 50 next year? Did you move to North Herts in 1974 or have you got a special memory of a particular place, view or building in North Herts from the last 50 years that that you love and feel should be celebrated?

Local Authorities are required to review their polling districts and polling places (this is the building or area where polling stations are located) for UK parliamentary constituencies at least once every five years.

We are reviewing our Common Housing Allocation Scheme – who can apply to join the waiting list for social housing in North Herts and how social housing is allocated – and would like to know your thoughts via a short survey. 

Are you a community group looking for funds to help build the capacity of your community organisation?