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Herts’ only Lib Dem MP demands General Election now

Herts’ only Lib Dem MP demands General Election now

Herts’ only Lib Dem MP demands General Election now

06 May 2024

Deputy leader Daisy Cooper said: “We’ve been hearing for months now that people are just sick to the back teeth of this Conservative Government.”


Herts’ new PCC: ‘Where Tories have done well, it’s because they have a really clear offer to people’

Herts’ new PCC: ‘Where Tories have done well, it’s because they have a really clear offer to people’

Herts’ new PCC: ‘Where Tories have done well, it’s because they have a really clear offer to people’

06 May 2024

Lib Dem runner-up: “Tories had a strong majority and dropped 12 percentage points… that provides us with a really exciting opportunity next time.”


Voters go to the polls to elect new Herts Police and Crime Commissioner

Voters go to the polls to elect new Herts Police and Crime Commissioner

Voters go to the polls to elect new Herts Police and Crime Commissioner

01 May 2024

Four candidates vie to succeed David Lloyd: Jonathan Ash-Edwards (Con), Matt Fisher (Green), Tom Plater (Labour) and Sean Prendergast (Lib Dem).


Stortford woman ready to battle Lib Dem deputy leader for seat in Commons

Stortford woman ready to battle Lib Dem deputy leader for seat in Commons

Stortford woman ready to battle Lib Dem deputy leader for seat in Commons

06 March 2024

Sophia Adams Bhatti is the Hertfordshire city’s Labour candidate at the next General Election.


Sawbridgeworth mayor reported for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ after town council rumpus

Sawbridgeworth mayor reported for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ after town council rumpus

Sawbridgeworth mayor reported for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ after town council rumpus

05 February 2024

The row kicked off after former town councillor David Royle posed a question over literature sent out by the Conservatives during a by-election.


Hertfordshire’s first and only police and crime commissioner will not stand at next election

Hertfordshire’s first and only police and crime commissioner will not stand at next election

Hertfordshire’s first and only police and crime commissioner will not stand at next election

02 January 2024

Conservative David Lloyd said: “One of the arts of leadership is to know when to hand the reins on to someone else. That time has come.”


Bishop’s Stortford Town Council calls for ‘outdated’ electoral system to be replaced

Bishop’s Stortford Town Council calls for ‘outdated’ electoral system to be replaced

Bishop’s Stortford Town Council calls for ‘outdated’ electoral system to be replaced

28 December 2023

Cllr Stephen Skinner said: “Proportional representation ensures all votes count, have equal value and that seats won match votes cast.”


East Herts Council urges Government to ‘ditch first past the post’ voting system

East Herts Council urges Government to ‘ditch first past the post’ voting system

East Herts Council urges Government to ‘ditch first past the post’ voting system

28 December 2023

East Herts Council wants the Government to introduce proportional representation so “every vote counts”.


Red letter day as Greens mark 100 days in power at East Herts

Red letter day as Greens mark 100 days in power at East Herts

Red letter day as Greens mark 100 days in power at East Herts

25 August 2023

Council leader Ben Crystall: "I'm incredibly proud of the way that our first-time Green councillors have stepped up into new roles of responsibility.”


Councillors reject plan to divide Sawbridgeworth into wards

Councillors reject plan to divide Sawbridgeworth into wards

Councillors reject plan to divide Sawbridgeworth into wards

11 August 2023

A Community Governance Review has been launched which could see the creation of new parishes, changing boundaries or grouping parishes together.


County council’s Tory leader vows to ‘work collaboratively’ with new East Herts regime

County council’s Tory leader vows to ‘work collaboratively’ with new East Herts regime

County council’s Tory leader vows to ‘work collaboratively’ with new East Herts regime

24 May 2023

Before May 4, five of the 10 district and borough councils in Herts, including East Herts, were under Conservative control – now they hold just one.


Party politics takes second place at first East Herts meeting under Green and Lib Dem rule

Party politics takes second place at first East Herts meeting under Green and Lib Dem rule

Party politics takes second place at first East Herts meeting under Green and Lib Dem rule

22 May 2023

Council’s Green leader Ben Crystall: ‘At a time when many people have become disillusioned with councils and politics, we must lead by example’


Stortford’s remaining Tory councillors: ‘We’re listening to concerns of residents’

Stortford’s remaining Tory councillors: ‘We’re listening to concerns of residents’

Stortford’s remaining Tory councillors: ‘We’re listening to concerns of residents’

16 May 2023

Bishop’s Stortford Conservatives hold just three seats on East Herts Council and two on the town council.


New Sawbridgeworth mayor takes chain of office for second time

New Sawbridgeworth mayor takes chain of office for second time

New Sawbridgeworth mayor takes chain of office for second time

16 May 2023

Cllr Ruth Buckmaster, who was appointed at the statutory annual meeting of Sawbridgeworth Town Council, said the town council was more vibrant.


East Herts election: Labour’s Willcocks tops poll ahead of Tory big guns in Thorley Manor

East Herts election: Labour’s Willcocks tops poll ahead of Tory big guns in Thorley Manor

East Herts election: Labour’s Willcocks tops poll ahead of Tory big guns in Thorley Manor

09 May 2023

Labour candidate Dave Willcocks elected along with Conservatives Graham McAndrew and John Wyllie in new Bishop’s Stortford Thorley Manor ward.


East Herts election: Lib Dem former NHS worker joined by Tory in Stortford South

East Herts election: Lib Dem former NHS worker joined by Tory in Stortford South

East Herts election: Lib Dem former NHS worker joined by Tory in Stortford South

09 May 2023

Liberal Democrat Simon Marlow and Conservative Diane Hollebon elected to the two seats in the redrawn Bishop’s Stortford South ward on EHC.


East Herts election: Lib Dems Horner and Townsend win Stortford Parsonage

East Herts election: Lib Dems Horner and Townsend win Stortford Parsonage

East Herts election: Lib Dems Horner and Townsend win Stortford Parsonage

09 May 2023

They beat five opponents including Independent former Conservative councillor Colin Woodward and Tories Shane Manning and Andy Van Loen.


East Herts election: Labour duo unseat Tories in Stortford Central

East Herts election: Labour duo unseat Tories in Stortford Central

East Herts election: Labour duo unseat Tories in Stortford Central

08 May 2023

Yvonne Estop and David Jacobs polled 1,614 votes compared to the 934 of Conservative former mayors George Cutting and Norma Symonds.


East Herts Council election: Lib Dem duo win Stortford All Saints seats

East Herts Council election: Lib Dem duo win Stortford All Saints seats

East Herts Council election: Lib Dem duo win Stortford All Saints seats

08 May 2023

Chris Wilson, who was re-elected for a second term, and Martin Adams, who topped the poll with 722 votes, were also elected to the town council.


East Herts election: Lib Dem trio’s clean sweep in Stortford North ward

East Herts election: Lib Dem trio’s clean sweep in Stortford North ward

East Herts election: Lib Dem trio’s clean sweep in Stortford North ward

08 May 2023

Retired GP Mione Goldspink – leader of the Lib Dem group on EHC – is joined by Nockolds solicitor Sarah Copley and retired teacher Miriam Swainston.


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