Local News

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. 

Help save our 292 bus service in Borehamwood.....

The Borehamwood Times recently published a story about the proposed cuts to the Borehamwood section of the 292 bus route by Transport for London (TFL). The Conservative leader, Cllr. Morris Bright, has come under some fire over TFL plans despite the fact that the service is not under Hertsmere Borough Council’s control.

Success of Hertsmere Mencap Golf Day

On the 27 th September Hertsmere Mencap hosted their annual golf day to raise funds for the charity locally. Conservative Councillor and Leader of Hertsmere Borough Council Morris Bright MBE was invited to host the charity auction held at the Hartsbourne Golf Country Club.