A Hitchin councillor has outlined plans to make the town the greenest in Britain at his party's spring conference.
A package of Hertfordshire County Council budget measures have been voted through - with the county element of council tax to increase by 2.99 per cent from April.
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.