General Notices

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Public Statement – Budget and Precept for 2021/22

Over the past few months Datchworth Parish Council (DPC) have been working hard on its budget and precept* for 2021/22. DPC are mindful that this year, of all years, the council tax increase to its parishioners should be as low as possible. It has been a difficult decision but the conclusion has been to increase […]

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A602 Improvements – January 2021 Update

Please see below link to the latest newsletter for the A602 Improvements scheme, with updates on road closures and traffic management plans.

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Walking in Hertfordshire

Are you fed-up with doing the same old walks? Walking in Herts www.walkinginengland.co.uk/herts is the website for you! With hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, contact details for all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want to walk on your own or […]

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Last call for comments on plans for Hertfordshire’s largest ever police force

The Police and Crime Commissioner, David Lloyd, would like to hear residents’ thoughts about funding for the Hertfordshire Constabulary, as he is looking to raise the policing precept to maintain a larger force. See: https://bit.ly/2Wz0cdf and complete a quick survey: https://bit.ly/Hertsprecept21 , closes Friday 15th January.

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Astonbury Wood

Astonbury Wood has been put up for sale by Hertfordshire County Council. Aston Parish Council have launched an e-petition on the Herts County Council website asking the County Council to sell the woodland only to a person or organisation that clearly demonstrates that their ownership will:  Maximise the social and environmental benefit to the local […]

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Hertfordshire is now in Tier 4

The Government have made the decision to put Hertfordshire into Tier 4 restrictions. These increased restrictions have been brought in to combat a new variant of the coronavirus which is believed to spread more quickly. In addition, the planned easing of restrictions over the period of 23 to 27 December will now no longer go […]

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Hertfordshire will be entering Tier 3 or Very High Alert Level from midnight on Saturday 19 December

Following the announcement earlier this week that Broxbourne, Hertsmere, Three Rivers and Watford would move to Tier 3, the rest of the county will enter Tier 3 restrictions on Saturday 19 December at 00:01am. It’s vitally important that residents adhere to these new restrictions to help protect one another over the festive period. Visit the […]

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East Herts Waste Consultation

Residents in East Herts are being invited to take part in a consultation to help shape the future of their waste and recycling services. The consultation, which runs from Wednesday 2 December to Thursday 31 December, seeks residents’ views on options around a chargeable garden waste service, including the level of any potential charge, whether […]

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Your Voice

The East Herts Rural Police Team will be having their next quarterly Priority Settings meeting on Wednesday 9th December. At this meeting they discuss and set policing Priorities for the forthcoming three months. If you wish to suggest a topic in your locality please contact them on the Echo forum using the link below. http://www.bit.ly/police-eherts