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10 December 2018
Christmas is a time when lots of extra packaging and waste is produced.While we want residents to enjoy the festivities to the fullest, they are reminded to be responsible during this period and recycle just as they would at any other time of year....
10 December 2018
A Broxbourne resident has been convicted of fraudulently claiming Council Tax Reduction following a successful investigation undertaken by the Hertfordshire Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS).The resident of Michigan Close was summonsed to appear at...
10 December 2018
On Wednesday 28 November, around 150 local children took to the stage at the Spotlight, Hoddesdon, for the annual Schools Carol Concert. Children from Forres and Sheredes Primary Schools in Hoddesdon, Amwell View School in Stanstead Abbots and The...
07 December 2018
Members of the public are invited to join the festive spirit at the Waltham Cross Christmas Shopping Day on Saturday 8 December.  Between 10am and 4pm, the High Street will be filled with local craft and charity stallholders selling festive goods...
06 December 2018
A total of 18,000 people attended the switch-on of the Christmas lights in Hoddesdon on Saturday 24 November. A record-breaking number of people enjoyed the festivities which included a performance from X-Factor winner Sam Bailey, a Santa’s Grotto...
06 December 2018
Dick Whittington at the Spotlight Dick Wittington will take to the stage at the Spotlight on 14-31 December to take the audience along with him on an adventurous search for his fortune in the big city.  With his faithful cat by his side, Dick...
05 December 2018
It’s important for everyone to do their bit by recycling what they can and of course by recycling responsibly. Broxbourne residents should make full use of the kerbside recycling service, which can be used to recycle plastics and cans, paper and...
03 December 2018
It is an offence to fly-tip and one that Broxbourne Council, along with its Hertfordshire partners, takes very seriously.   In an effort to crack down on incidents of costly and unsightly fly-tipping at the Borough’s Recycling Point facilities, the...
28 November 2018
The tenth Active Broxbourne Sports Awards were held on Tuesday 20 November at The Spotlight, Hoddesdon. The 400 guests were amazed at both the level of international sporting success and the years of dedication to sport by local people.  Nominees...
27 November 2018
The annual Mayoral Debate for Secondary Schools was held on Wednesday 21 November and saw young people discuss how to tackle loneliness and social isolation. Teams from six of the Borough’s secondary schools debated the proposition, “loneliness and...

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