Press Releases

MP slams Royston Morrison’s closure plans

Commenting, Sir Oliver said “I was shocked to learn that Morrison’s are considering shutting the Royston store.  I have been a long-term customer and I know how many older people use the shop regularly.

MP calls on NHDC to open outdoor swimming pools

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald has called on North Herts District Council to re-consider opening outdoor pools following the Government's announcement that they can open from 11 July.

Coronavirus: Thanks from MP and call to follow the distancing rules

I would like to thank all constituents for all they are doing to help the elderly and vulnerable through this difficult period with COVID-19.  The number of volunteers has been wonderful and the Hertfordshire County Council Resilience Forum is co-ordinating well.  We are all thinking of family an

DfT bus service enhancements

The Department for Transport is making available £30m for Local Bus Service Enhancements. Hertfordshire County Council is using £401,000 to increase the frequency of, and improve, Local Bus Services throughout Hertfordshire.

MP welcomes commitment over new trees along Baldock Street

Following his representations, North East Herts  MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has welcomed news that Redrow will plant more new trees than they felled and with a landscaping plan to be agreed with North Herts District Council after consultation with Royston Town Council and the Conservators of the Heath

MP Supports Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

North East Herts MP Oliver Heald visited Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to see the facilities and meet veterinary staff at the 160  year old home in Battersea.  Oliver visited having worked with Battersea on Finn’s Law (the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019) and on the campaign to increase