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TUBS to pick up litter duties in Stortford again as lockdown eases

TUBS to pick up litter duties in Stortford again as lockdown eases

TUBS to pick up litter duties in Stortford again as lockdown eases

13 July 2020

Coronavirus lockdown meant the volunteers missed their bi-monthly mobilisation in May, which would have been the 56th spruce-up.


Stop Stansted Expansion labels airport appeal 'callous, cynical, pointless'

Stop Stansted Expansion labels airport appeal 'callous, cynical, pointless'

Stop Stansted Expansion labels airport appeal 'callous, cynical, pointless'

11 July 2020

Campaign group questions need for growth scheme in light of coronavirus and calls on MAG to "respect democratic verdict of our local council".


Greens call on county to get on board with sustainable transport

Greens call on county to get on board with sustainable transport

Greens call on county to get on board with sustainable transport

11 July 2020

The party is behind a petition to Herts County Council to promote sustainable growth and healthy travel options in "our green county".


Cash seized from criminals pays for clear-up of countryside fly-tipping

Cash seized from criminals pays for clear-up of countryside fly-tipping

Cash seized from criminals pays for clear-up of countryside fly-tipping

11 July 2020

The funds for the tidy-up of tonnes of waste dumped on farmland off Great Hadham Road was confiscated from crooks.


Country's biggest union backs Stansted Airport in planning fight

Country's biggest union backs Stansted Airport in planning fight

Country's biggest union backs Stansted Airport in planning fight

10 July 2020

Unite, which has more than 2,500 members at the airport, said the expansion would kick-start the post-pandemic economy.


Green Watch: It's time for the winds of green change to blow after lockdown

Green Watch: It's time for the winds of green change to blow after lockdown

Green Watch: It's time for the winds of green change to blow after lockdown

06 July 2020

As we emerge from lockdown and turn our attention to what comes next, Louise Tennekoon looks at the growing calls for a 'green recovery'


Road in Little Hadham to be shut for 8 weeks for flood alleviation works

Road in Little Hadham to be shut for 8 weeks for flood alleviation works

Road in Little Hadham to be shut for 8 weeks for flood alleviation works

05 July 2020

The Ford will be closed until September 1 while contractors excavate a new culvert for the diverted Lloyd Taylor Drain.


New group gives notice of a sustainable future for Sawbridgeworth

New group gives notice of a sustainable future for Sawbridgeworth

New group gives notice of a sustainable future for Sawbridgeworth

29 June 2020

Sustainable Sawbridgeworth was launched with Gravelle’s Budgens providing a space for a dedicated noticeboard.


'A unique moment in time when we can fast-track cycling improvements in Bishop's Stortford'

'A unique moment in time when we can fast-track cycling improvements in Bishop's Stortford'

'A unique moment in time when we can fast-track cycling improvements in Bishop's Stortford'

08 June 2020

Green Watch columnist Louise Tennekoon wants lockdown to be the start of a brigher future for cycling in Bishop's Stortford


Union calls for loans from Government to save jobs at Stansted Airport

Union calls for loans from Government to save jobs at Stansted Airport

Union calls for loans from Government to save jobs at Stansted Airport

29 May 2020

The airport is the region's largest single-site employer, with 1,765 people directly employed and over 10,200 people working for nearly 200 companies.


County council thanks football club for recycling centre 'assist'

County council thanks football club for recycling centre 'assist'

County council thanks football club for recycling centre 'assist'

28 May 2020

Bishop's Stortford FC is letting drivers queueing for the waste site at Woodside wait on its land rather than on the road.


Green Watch: Political climate is changing for an airline industry stalled by lockdown

Green Watch: Political climate is changing for an airline industry stalled by lockdown

Green Watch: Political climate is changing for an airline industry stalled by lockdown

26 May 2020

Green Watch columnist Louise Tennekoon looks at what the future could hold for the aviation industry after enjoying the quieter skies over Stortford


Coronavirus fails to ground council's multi-storey car park plan for Stortford

Coronavirus fails to ground council's multi-storey car park plan for Stortford

Coronavirus fails to ground council's multi-storey car park plan for Stortford

22 May 2020

East Herts Council is building a new £20m leisure centre at Grange Paddocks and is poised to construct a six-storey car park at Northgate End.


Parking warning as Essex County Council reopens its country parks

Parking warning as Essex County Council reopens its country parks

Parking warning as Essex County Council reopens its country parks

21 May 2020

Car parks and toilets will be open to the public, but children's play equipment, sky ropes, visitor centres and cafés will remain closed.


Stortford MP votes against Tory colleague's agriculture Bill amendment

Stortford MP votes against Tory colleague's agriculture Bill amendment

Stortford MP votes against Tory colleague's agriculture Bill amendment

18 May 2020

Julie Marson rejected North Dorset MP's amendment which he argued would guarantee post-Brexit food standards as UK quits Common Agricultural Policy.


Herts County Council takes back control of household waste recycling centres

Herts County Council takes back control of household waste recycling centres

Herts County Council takes back control of household waste recycling centres

14 May 2020

The tip at Woodside is one of 18 HCC will manage in house from the autumn after councillors agreed to end the existing deal with contractor Amey.


MP urges council to protect Green Belt land advertised as camp site

MP urges council to protect Green Belt land advertised as camp site

MP urges council to protect Green Belt land advertised as camp site

13 May 2020

Julie Marson has written to East Herts urging it to use planning legislation to safeguard the meadows between Rye Street and the railway line.


People picking bluebells in Birchanger Woods 'committing crime' – warning

People picking bluebells in Birchanger Woods 'committing crime' – warning

People picking bluebells in Birchanger Woods 'committing crime' – warning

02 May 2020

Trustees issue plea for criminal acts to stop and for people to stick to paths in 69-acre woodland.


Council announces plans to reopen household waste recycling centre in Stortford

Council announces plans to reopen household waste recycling centre in Stortford

Council announces plans to reopen household waste recycling centre in Stortford

01 May 2020

Hertfordshire County Council announces plans for phased reopening of 10 of its 16 HWRCs – and Bishop's Stortford's could be operating by May 11.


Brown bin garden and food waste collections to be resumed in East Herts

Brown bin garden and food waste collections to be resumed in East Herts

Brown bin garden and food waste collections to be resumed in East Herts

01 May 2020

Herts County Council is working on plans that will enable some household waste recycling centres to reopen.


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