Press Releases

MP meets Office of Rail and Road Chairman about rail chaos

North East Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has met the Chairman of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), Professor Stephen Glaister, to discuss the recent rail timetable chaos which has led to passengers enduring delays, cancellations and uncertainty about their journeys.

MP Launches Letchworth Garden City Design Competition

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald chaired the launch of the Letchworth Garden City Design Competition which took place at the House of Commons on Wednesday 17 October.  The competition is being managed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the Letchworth Garden City Heritag

Sir Oliver Heald celebrates community’s efforts to cure blood cancer

Celebrating the 1053 potential lifesavers in North East Hertfordshire this Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Residents in North East Hertfordshire have been praised by blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan for the people in their community who are registered as stem cell donors.

MP takes up case of Ashwell Community Bus

North Herts MP, Sir Oliver Heald, has taken up the concerns of Ashwell residents about the withdrawal of the Ashwell Community Bus (service 202) to and from Ashwell station. The operator, Landmark Coaches, has given notice on the 202 contract with the service finishing in mid-November.

Sir Oliver Heald comments on Boundary Commission Final Proposals

The Boundary Commission’s final proposals were published on 10 September and suggest removing villages such as Walkern and Watton-at-Stone from NE Hertfordshire constituency and placing them in Stevenage.  The Hertford Rural wards of NE Herts will be placed in Welwyn & Hatfield.  In addition,