The sale of Hitchin’s 14/15 Brand Street – the entrance to the North Hertfordshire Museum – to North Herts District Council has finally been completed after a two-year stand off.
The stand-off over the would-be North Hertfordshire Museum entrance in Hitchin’s Brand Street could finally be over, this paper understands.
It had been a case of July deal or no deal over the would-be North Hertfordshire Museum entrance in Hitchin’s Brand Street – but now the district council has set a new deadline of Halloween.
A stalwart former councillor who represented Letchworth and Hitchin wards for 30 years has been made an honorary alderman of North Hertfordshire.
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.
The councillor responsible for North Hertfordshire’s waste collections has been accused of being out of touch after he alleged “certain factions” were exaggerating problems.
Campaigners calling for the government to think again on education funding have won cross-party backing from both district and county councillors.
Plans for a joint-venture revamp of Hitchin’s Churchgate centre have received widespread support, according to the results of North Herts District Council’s public consultation.
The leader of North Herts District Council has apologised for missed bin collections that have left food waste caddies crawling with maggots.
North Herts District Council leader Lynda Needham last night defeated a challenge for her position by one of her cabinet members.
Councillors from across the political spectrum paid tribute last night to a stalwart colleague who was attending her final meeting after 30 years.
North Herts District Council has told this paper its officers took weeks to inform the leader that questions had been raised over an unlawful allowance rise vote.
An “administrative glitch” was to blame for North Herts District Council voting to raise members’ allowances unlawfully, its leader has told this paper.