Local News

Shapping up in Hertsmere

A new 12-week programme called ‘Shape Up’ focusseing on combatting the growing problem of obesity amongst middle aged men is coming to Hertsmere.

Nearly 900 people attend Local Plan exhibitions

Councillors have been delighted by the attendance to exhibitions across Hertsmere to discuss the Local Plan, with nearly 900 people attending the three events held so far.

Golf Programme pays off for Dame Alice Owen School

Dame Alice Owen School has a growing Golf team and trophy case due to the success in the last few years of its golf programme; thanks, in part, to the help of its local Councillor and Potters Bar Golf Club.

Local Democracy Week

Local Democracy Week takes place every year and aims to raise awareness about local authorities. It encourages residents to take part in local democracy and as part of it events are held throughout the week to celebrate and inform residents about the work that local authorities do.

Weddings and Events company now based at Bushey Country Club

A wedding and events management company has taken up occupation of the former Bushey Country Club site as ‘meanwhile users’, following legal agreement.

SMM (UK) Ltd will occupy the site, which the council owns, whilst the longer term future of the asset is considered.

Lighting up Christmas in Potters Bar!

Your local Conservative Borough and County councillors came together with the local community and formed a committee to raise funds for Christmas lights on both Darkes Lane and the High Street.

Potters Bar lesuire centre recieves investment

A leisure centre in Potters Bar is recieving major investment and will benefit from a major refurbishment as a result. Work has already begun on Furzefield Leisure Centre's upgrade, which will see improvements made to the studios, spa and gym. A mezzanine floor is going to be installed.

Supporting local health event in Potters Bar

On the 29th October a community health event provided Hertsmere residents with the opportunity to find out more about the wide range of services and support available in the area.