A pledge by a Conservative party candidate for Hitchin to donate his councillor’s allowance to local schemes has caused outrage among rival party candidates.
Former Hitchin town centre manager Keith Hoskins has been announced as a Liberal Democrat candidate for the upcoming district council elections.
An update on whether to move forward with proposals to regenerate Hitchin’s Churchgate Shopping Centre and rejuvenate the market will be presented to a district council meeting this evening.
Hertfordshire County Council could be set to tweak its street lights policy – but opposition councillors have insisted it has still not gone far enough.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has yet again blamed the rail industry for disruption which affected Hitchin and Harpenden’s train services.
A Letchworth Conservative councillor has joined the Liberal Democrats, citing concerns over Brexit and district issues like the North Herts Museum saga and bin collection situation.
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.
Labour councillors are to get a greater say at Herts County Council – after being given an extra seat on each one of the eight cabinet panels.
Stevenage’s new mayor for 2018/19 has taken office – and, unusually, she is a councillor from the opposition benches.
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 Liberal Democrats have doubled the size of their group on North Herts District Council, with Labour also making gains on a difficult election day for the controlling Conservatives.
The Labour Party have remained dominant following the Stevenage Borough Council local elections – winning eight of the 13 seats contested yesterday.
A candidate in next month’s Stevenage council elections has been suspended and his affiliation with the Conservatives withdrawn after it emerged he once called for “gays to face the death penalty”.