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Council shows off upcycling skills at Herts County Show

Council shows off upcycling skills at Herts County Show

Council shows off upcycling skills at Herts County Show

24 May 2022

The council is inviting visitors to come and buy quality goods that would otherwise have been dumped from a pop-up shop.


Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

Wickham Hall solar farm: There's a bigger picture at stake than the view

23 May 2022

Andrew Urquhart, of Bishop’s Stortford Climate Group, on why East Herts Council must give permission for the solar farm on the outskirts of the town.


Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

Water great event! River Day in Sawbridgeworth an 'eye opener'

23 May 2022

Visitors enjoyed trips along the Stort, a free paddle in a kayak and the chance to examine some fascinating finds in the bio-zone tent.


Summer's coming so it's time to get on your bike and use pedal power

Summer's coming so it's time to get on your bike and use pedal power

Summer's coming so it's time to get on your bike and use pedal power

21 May 2022

Green Watch columnist Louise Tennekoon looks ahead to the Festival of Cycling in Sworder's Field and a public talk on how households can save energy


Water great event in store! Sawbridgeworth holds first River Day

Water great event in store! Sawbridgeworth holds first River Day

Water great event in store! Sawbridgeworth holds first River Day

19 May 2022

The event at Sheering Mill Lock is being organised by the town council in conjunction with the Canal & River Trust.


County council ramps up green programme to reduce energy at 112 sites

County council ramps up green programme to reduce energy at 112 sites

County council ramps up green programme to reduce energy at 112 sites

18 May 2022

Works include installing air source heat pumps at nine sites and solar panels at 92 sites so council can generate its own clean, renewable energy.


Join TUBS on Saturday for Thorley Park litter-pick

Join TUBS on Saturday for Thorley Park litter-pick

Join TUBS on Saturday for Thorley Park litter-pick

11 May 2022

Volunteers should meet at Sainsbury's in the Thorley Neighbourhood Centre at 10am.


Connecting with neighbours by connecting with nature – Stortford's growth business

Connecting with neighbours by connecting with nature – Stortford's growth business

Connecting with neighbours by connecting with nature – Stortford's growth business

05 May 2022

Louise Tennekoon on two projects - a community orchard and Grow Green Spaces - that have grown out of last November's Community Climate Gathering.


Brandon climbs world's third highest volcano 10 months after bad injury

Brandon climbs world's third highest volcano 10 months after bad injury

Brandon climbs world's third highest volcano 10 months after bad injury

04 May 2022

Former Birchwood High School boy overcame reconstructive knee surgery to reach top of Mount Teide in aid of global tree-planting project.


Nothing's bin changed - council brings good news for residents

Nothing's bin changed - council brings good news for residents

Nothing's bin changed - council brings good news for residents

03 May 2022

East Herts Council insists there has been no change to its policy on paper recycling after fears on social media the scheme was being binned.


Wickham Hall solar farm: Developer ponders appeal after Uttlesford says no

Wickham Hall solar farm: Developer ponders appeal after Uttlesford says no

Wickham Hall solar farm: Developer ponders appeal after Uttlesford says no

03 May 2022

Endurance Energy’s 40-year project would deliver 36,000 photovoltaic panels across 114 hectares (282 acres), primarily in East Herts’ Albury parish.


Plea to find fly-tipper who dumped tyres in country lanes near Sawbo

Plea to find fly-tipper who dumped tyres in country lanes near Sawbo

Plea to find fly-tipper who dumped tyres in country lanes near Sawbo

29 April 2022

Stacks of motorcycle tyres were discarded in Bakers Lane, High Wych, and nearby Rook End as well as in laybys along the A10.


Residents outraged after vandals snap saplings

Residents outraged after vandals snap saplings

Residents outraged after vandals snap saplings

29 April 2022

A Hertfordshire County Council spokeswoman said the trees could not be replaced until the winter.


Stansted in Bloom: Entries invited for village horticultural competition

Stansted in Bloom: Entries invited for village horticultural competition

Stansted in Bloom: Entries invited for village horticultural competition

28 April 2022

Seven classes include front and main gardens; hanging baskets, tubs & containers; fruit & veg plots; communal areas; commercial establishments.


Council turns up the heat on climate change with new strategy

Council turns up the heat on climate change with new strategy

Council turns up the heat on climate change with new strategy

27 April 2022

Until May 23, residents, businesses and community groups are invited to comment on the priorities East Herts Council has identified.


Council adds longhorn cow to park's wooden menagerie

Council adds longhorn cow to park's wooden menagerie

Council adds longhorn cow to park's wooden menagerie

20 April 2022

The new longhorn cow sculpture, created from the trunk of an oak tree removed from a roadside for safety reasons, took three weeks to carve.


Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

Uttlesford council rejects Bishop's Stortford solar farm plans

20 April 2022

Uttlesford District Council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and resolved to achieve net-zero carbon status by 2030.


Farmer's talk to focus on impacts of climate change and Ukraine war

Farmer's talk to focus on impacts of climate change and Ukraine war

Farmer's talk to focus on impacts of climate change and Ukraine war

18 April 2022

The talk by farm manager John Collins is being held at 8pm on Tuesday (April 19) and is hosted by Sustainable Sawbridgeworth.


Proposed Wickham Hall solar farm 'a solution to energy crisis', says applicant

Proposed Wickham Hall solar farm 'a solution to energy crisis', says applicant

Proposed Wickham Hall solar farm 'a solution to energy crisis', says applicant

07 April 2022

East Herts and Uttlesford councils expected to deliver verdicts soon on scheme for 36,000 panels on Green Belt and farmland straddling county border.


Brandon to tackle volcano challenge for charity after serious football injury

Brandon to tackle volcano challenge for charity after serious football injury

Brandon to tackle volcano challenge for charity after serious football injury

04 April 2022

Former Birchwood boy aims to hike to top of world's third highest volcano in Tenerife in aid of 'Plant a Tree, Fund a Dream' project.


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