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Have a Spooktacular Halloween at Howard Park and Gardens

22/10/2018 - 4:45pm

Come down to Howard Park and Gardens on Sunday 28 October and celebrate Halloween with an afternoon of spooky activities. Organised by the Friends of Howard Park and Gardens, in partnership with North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), the event promises to be fun for all the family.

Looking for office space in the centre of Letchworth?

22/10/2018 - 12:00pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) completed a comprehensive refurbishment of its offices on Gernon Road, Letchworth, earlier this year and is seeking tenants to occupy the second floor.

The self contained second floor office suite is 3,554 square foot and fitted out with all the mod cons, including a suspended ceiling with LED lighting, air conditioning and kitchenette. Comprised of two large and two smaller cellular offices, it is predominantly open plan, with some flexibility in the layout, as well as flexibility in the lease terms.

Dacre Community Rooms officially reopen after refurb

16/10/2018 - 10:45am

The Dacre Community Rooms in Kimpton officially reopened its refurbished community room at a ribbon cutting ceremony on 27 September 2018.

Cllr Tony Hunter, NHDC’s Executive Member for Community Engagement & Rural Affairs officially opened the rooms. Also in attendance were the Charity Chair Ted Frith, Committee Chair David Pitcher, and local community groups.

Have fun and get fit at Hitchin Town Hall’s pay as you go fitness classes

16/10/2018 - 10:45am

If the expense of joining the gym is putting you off getting fit, why not venture out to Hitchin Town Hall and give one of their fitness and wellbeing classes a try?

Rural Drop In Session a success!

11/10/2018 - 2:00pm

There was a great atmosphere at the Parish Rooms in Ashwell last Friday (05 October) when representatives from North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC), the Police and the Fire Brigade gathered to host their first ever Rural Drop In Session.

Votes for Women exhibition opens at North Hertfordshire Museum

09/10/2018 - 9:45am

A new exhibition that explores the struggle women went through to get the vote, opens at the North Hertfordshire Museum on 13 October.

‘North Herts Undaunted: The Fight for the Vote,’ tells the stories of a number of high profile suffragettes from North Hertfordshire who led the way on the Votes for Women campaign at the turn of the last century.

Call for volunteers to join independent panel for Councillors' allowances and expenses

09/10/2018 - 9:30am

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) are looking for volunteers to join an Independent Remuneration Panel to set allowances for elected Councillors.

The Panel makes recommendations on allowances and expenses for our elected members, and sets special responsibility allowances for Councillors running services to the community, such as Waste and Recycling.

The Council currently has a number of vacancies for volunteers to join the Independent Remuneration Panel.

NHDC launches new digital magazine – NH Now

05/10/2018 - 3:15pm

North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is excited to be launching a new digital magazine for residents. The first edition of NH Now went live today (05 October) and covers what’s going on in the local area, as well as profiling local people, businesses and places.

NHDC’s Southern Rural Area Committee awards grants to local community groups

28/09/2018 - 12:00pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Southern Rural Area Committee has awarded grants* totalling over £4,600 to four community groups, at a meeting earlier this month.

Community groups in Letchworth to benefit from grants

25/09/2018 - 1:15pm

North Hertfordshire District Council’s (NHDC) Letchworth Committee is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 3 community groups in Letchworth, totalling £2,850. The grants are subject to completion of the necessary formalities.