Press Releases

Local parks nominated in Fields in Trust Best Park Awards

Howard Park and Norton Common have been nominated in the Fields in Trust UK’s Best Park 2019 award.  Fields in Trust, formerly the National Playing Fields Association, are an independent charity which supports parks and green spaces by protecting them for people to enjoy in perpetuity.  

A safer A505

Oliver Heald MP is pressing the Herts County Council Highways team to bring forward their proposals for the A505 as a matter of urgency, and has told them he would campaign for any necessary funding bid to Government.

Local MP supports high flying apprentices

Apprentices from North East Herts were joined by Sir Oliver Heald MP in the House of Commons on 14 May to celebrate the 12,000 apprenticeships provided by the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries.

Finn's Law Passes Final Hurdle

The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill has passed its final stage in the House of Lords with Lord Trenchard paying tribute to all those involved in the Finn’s Law campaign.  The Bill will now become law and is a major step forward in providing protection to service animals, such as police dogs