Delay to River Rib work
We have been informed that the contractors Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) hired for the river works suffered a major break-in at their yard last week. All their specialist plant and equipment were stolen.
They believe it could take some time to replace the machinery and therefore the river work is on hold until further notice.
Once HMWT inform BTC of when they expect the work to commence... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 16:53 by Clerk's Office
Work to start on the River Rib
We are very pleased to announce that the proposed work on the river Rib through the town will start towards the end of October. In fact it may be under way as you read this article.
Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (HMWT) has received all the permissions they require from the Environment Agency (EA) to start this work.
The anticipated work is to change and improve the structure of the river... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 09:52 by Clerk's Office
East Herts District Council Election Results
Jeff Jones (872 votes) and Stan Bull (782 votes) have been re-elected as District Councillors for Buntingford.
Turnout - 28.87%
Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 10:57 by Clerk's Office
Changes to Local Bus Service 331
New residential development taking place in Buntingford will release funding for improvements to service 331 which are planned to come into operation on 2nd July 2018.
Between Buntingford and Hertford buses will run every hour for most of the day. As this frequency is operationally incompatible with the present generally two-hourly service between Buntingford and Royston, the section north of Buntingford... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 14:00 by Clerk's Office
Official Statement Regarding CCTV in Buntingford
The Town Council has noticed the number of recent posts on Facebook regarding the call for the installation of CCTV in Buntingford.
In November 2017 the Town Council, in association with the East Herts Rural Police, re-visited the possibility of installing CCTV and to that end requested expert guidance to answer the following:
Do we need CCTV?
If we need CCTV, how many cameras do we need?
Where should... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:20 by Clerk's Office
Mustard Seed Singers Concert a Success
The first fund raising concert of the Mustard Seed Singers was held on 1st April at St Peter's Church, Buntingford and the audience of about 100 really did seem to enjoy the show which raised just over £600 to add towards much needed repairs to the brickwork of St Peter's.
Rehearsing for the next concert on 1st October has already begun which will be held at St Mary's Aspenden where all profit... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:30 by Clerk's Office
Buntingford Walking Football Team Off To A Flying Start
The Buntingford Walking Football Team played their 1st ever match against Hertford last Saturday.
Featuring a mixture of Town Councillors, a Town Council Officer, a District Councillor and members of the public, the team visited the Hertford Town Football Ground to play an 8-a-side match. After a closely contested 1st half which provided no goals, the match was eventually won by Buntingford with a score... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:30 by Clerk's Office
Buntingford Community Area Neighbourhood Plan Accepted By The Public
After years of hard work and several scrutiny processes, the Neighbourhood Plan has been accepted by the community at referendum. The results of the Referendum held on the 23rd March 2017 are as follows:
The turnout was 22.30% of the Community Area Electorate.
There were 1351 Ballot Papers issued.
There were 1268 (94%) votes in favour of a Yes
There were 82 (6%) votes in favour of a No.
It was declared... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50 by Clerk's Office
The resignation of Debbie Lemay in June created a vacancy on the Council. The public did not call for an election leaving the Council free to co-opt a new member.
A number of strong candidates applied to fill the vacancy and the Councillors had the difficult choice of whom to co-opt. After much deliberation it was decided to offer the position to Iain Duncan. Iain has lived in Buntingford for the past... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 02 Oct 2016 09:30 by Clerk's Office
Land East of Aspenden Road Appeal Decision
We regret to inform you that the development of the land to the East of Aspenden Road has been allowed at appeal. The development will bring up to 56 new dwellings.
Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 16:54 by Clerk's Office