Local News

MP welcomes better quality highways repairs

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald has welcomed the news of a new specification for highways repairs by utility companies. This is something he has been calling for for some time following representations to him by County Councillor Fiona Hill and District Councillor Tony Hunter.

Good news from the Safer A507 Campaign

Good news this week from the Safer A507 Campaign with Herts County Council signalling a budget allocation of £120,000 to implement the plan for the A507 to be weight restricted.

MP takes up tool theft concerns

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has been approached by local residents in Royston about repeated theft of tools from vans in the town. Sir Oliver has immediately taken this up with Herts Police, together with Councillors Fiona Hill and Sarah Dingley.

Tool Thefts in Royston

I have been concerned about the spate of thefts of tools from vans in Royston  for some time. These are particularly despicable offences, as they deprive tradesmen of their means of earning a living. Equally, they are particularly difficult crimes to detect.

Brexit Agreement - last night's vote

I voted with the Government last night. It’s important to our area that there should be an agreed Brexit process, rather than a messy ‘no deal’ Brexit. Major employers in our area have approached me to support a Deal.

The latest on EU Settlement Rights

This is the latest information on the EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens in the UK.

The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union today set out information for EU citizens and their family members in the UK in the event of a no deal exit from the EU.

The UK Government:

Opening of a new woodland created by staff at settle

The team from settle volunteered their personal time to transform the disused area of land into an engaging space which children at the school can now use for woodland games and education projects.