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.
Councillor Lynda Needham, leader of North Herts District Council, reflects on the role of women in society – the progress that’s been made in striving for equality, and the work that still needs to be done.
The regeneration of Hitchin’s Churchgate shopping centre is back on the table after district councillors agreed to support the principle of a joint venture at a meeting last night.
North Herts District Council is to tomorrow brief members on its new regeneration proposal for Hitchin’s Churchgate centre, after councillors complained they had been kept in the dark.
A new potential joint-venture scheme to regenerate Hitchin’s Churchgate centre is set to be considered next month.
Villagers near Hitchin are celebrating after a referendum was approved for their neighbourhood plan – the first in North Hertfordshire.
North Herts District Council has pledged to fight any legal action triggered by the Hitchin museum standoff “to the hilt”.
North Herts District Council’s members last night voted themselves a two-per-cent allowance rise.
The leader of North Herts District Council has not ruled out using a compulsory purchase order to resolve the impasse over the authority’s museum in Hitchin.
North Herts District Council has been called upon to return to the negotiating table over the Hitchin Town Hall and North Hertfordshire Museum debacle.
The Letchworth and Baldock Liberal Democrats held its annual general meeting on Tuesday at the Baldock Arts Centre.