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For your convenience, our most common community questions are answered right here.

Not finding what you want? Reach out directly through our Contact Us page.

Neighbourhood Plan

So it's time to take the Neighbourhood Plan Survey and tell us your opinions. Surveys will be dropping through your letterbox over the coming days but please where possible complete online by going to our website. Thanking you in advance for your support, your views count.

Stanstead Abbotts & St Margarets Neighbourhood Plan

Community Grants – East Herts District Coiuncil

Here is an opportunity for community and voluntary groups in our area including sports clubs.

East Herts Council is pleased to announce that the first funding round of its Community Grants Programme will open on the 1st May. To find out more about our eligibility criteria, health and wellbeing priorities and how to submit a successful bid, go to https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/35913.

An online application form will be available from the 1st.

Deadline for applications is Monday, 25th June 2018.

East Herts Council

East Herts Council Website: https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/

East Herts Council Planning

How to make or object to a planning application: https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/planning

Contacting Hertfordshire County Council

Hertfordshire County Council have changed their contact details. You can subscribe to receive updates from their website or you can email them at contact@hertfordshire.gov.uk.

Hertfordshire Highways

Useful information regarding highways, roads and pavements: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/highways-roads-and-pavements/highways-roads-and-pavements.aspx

The Maltings Business Centre

Local offices available for rent. Website: http://www.themaltingsbusinesscentre.com/

Stanstead Abbotts Online

Local resources covering activities, local businesses and general information:
Website: http://www.stanstead-abbotts-online.co.uk/

Hertfordshire Trading Standards Approved Traders

You can search for a Hertfordshire Trading Standards Approved Trader on the Which? Trusted Traders website

Read our article with advice from Hertfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards.

Have you ever thought about fostering? Well now is the time to pick up the phone and call our recruitment team.

Help us and become a foster carer

Have you ever thought about fostering? Well now is the time to pick up the phone and call our recruitment team. Hertfordshire County Council urgently needs more foster carers to help provide loving, safe and stable homes for local children and teenagers.

How can I help?

If we can keep more children local to Hertfordshire then they can attend the same school, see their same friends and get the support and guidance they deserve, but in order to do this WE NEED YOU.

There are a number of ways to get in touch with us:

Visit: Complete our on-line contact form at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/fostering
Call: Call our recruitment line on 0800 917 0925
Email: fostering.recruitment@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Hertfordshire’s new Local Offer goes live – a one stop shop for information and advice on special educational needs or disabilities.

Hertfordshire’s Local Offer, has been revamped and is now LIVE!

There are over 25,500 young people in Hertfordshire with a special educational need or disability (SEND). Only one fifth of those children register for extra support through an educational, health and care plan (formerly a statement) because of an exceptional need.

Where are the other 20,000+ going for support?

The Local Offer was introduced by the government to help improve the quality of information about what local services and support is available.  Whether it’s help to find a support group, information about how to apply for an assessment, what the pathway to adulthood entails or simply as a starting point for more detail on a child or young person’s condition, Hertfordshire’s Local Offer is the place to look.

The new Local Offer is simple and easy to navigate and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, email us at localoffer@hertfordshire.gov.uk and we’ll do our best to find it for you.

Visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/localoffer