There is continued uncertainty over when North Herts residents can expect a ‘business as usual’ standard of waste collection service, following an overview and scrutiny meeting last night.
North Herts councillors will be discussing a report which highlights issues with the waste and recycling contract at an overview and scrutiny meeting tonight.
Confusion has emerged about whether the partnership between North Herts District Council and waste collectors Urbaser is contractually binding.
A new play celebrating Hertfordshire’s suffrage campaigners of 100 years ago will be touring the county next month.
Five parks and nature reserves belonging to North Herts District Council have retained their Green Flag Award status, as part of the national scheme.
Plans to build thousands of homes on Green Belt land in North Herts and Stevenage will do nothing to help ease the affordable housing crisis, campaigners have warned.
Drug-related deaths have risen across North Herts, Stevenage and the surrounding districts over the last three years, reflecting a national rise in fatalities over the period.
The July 31 deadline set by North Herts council’s cabinet for a deal over the would-be district museum entrance in Hitchin has passed without an agreement.
A 71-year-old retiree with severe disabilities has castigated North Herts waste contractor Urbaser and accused it of misleading customers after her garden and food waste was uncollected for weeks.
Campaigners calling for the government to think again on education funding have won cross-party backing from both district and county councillors.
The leader of North Herts District Council has apologised for missed bin collections that have left food waste caddies crawling with maggots.
“Dangerous” – that was the word used in a conversation between two members of Great Northern rail staff amid overcrowding at Hitchin this morning, commuters have said.
Hitchin has the sixth-worst rail service in the country – that’s according to new data ranking the performance of the UK’s stations in the past month.
Community buildings across North Herts have been awarded funds by NHDC totalling £117,000, to help secure their long term futures.
The failings of North Herts District Council’s new waste and recycling contractor were debated at an overview and scrutiny meeting last night.
The contractor now handling North Hertfordshire district’s waste and recycling says a data issue that plagued its work for the first month has been fixed.
The family of a missing North Herts man whose 70th birthday is today have issued a desperate appeal for the public’s help getting him home.
When firefighter Daniel Fair was told he had Type 1 diabetes, his world was turned upside down, but new initiative telehealth has proved to be his lifeline.
The Govia Thameslink railway contract will never work, but North Hertfordshire’s crisis-hit waste contract will – that was the line last night from the councillor responsible.
A musician who regularly tours with multi-award-winning acoustic roots/folk duo Show of Hands will be appearing live in her own right in Hitchin this weekend.
The North Hertfordshire cabinet member responsible for the authority’s much-criticised waste and recycling services is to be grilled by the public in Hitchin town centre tomorrow, and by members of the Hitchin committee on Tuesday night.
The new chairman of North Herts District Council was announced last night – along with the Labour chairmen for two of the authority’s area committees.
The Great Northern rail line operator is to rebrief station staff after passengers received incorrect ticketing advice ahead of an overhauled timetable’s introduction this weekend.
Overloaded public bins across North Herts are left “heaving and stinking to high heaven” for days amid scant collections, a year on from the removal of many of the district’s dog poo bins.
“Operational issues” meant the splash parks in Hitchin and Royston failed to work amid the sweltering heat over the bank holiday weekend – but they are set to be fixed this week.
There are currently delays on the Great Northern line due to signal failure between Hitchin and Cambridge.
More than 240 independent record stores across the UK will be celebrating Record Store Day on Saturday – including shops in Hitchin, Baldock and Letchworth.
The full list of candidates has been confirmed ahead of elections to North Hertfordshire District Council next month.
A grant funding pot of almost £90,000 for charities, volunteer groups and more is up for grabs until May 4.
An “administrative glitch” was to blame for North Herts District Council voting to raise members’ allowances unlawfully, its leader has told this paper.