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Hertford Town Council

The Town Council, located at Hertford Castle in the heart of the town, is responsible for a number of local services, facilities and the wellbeing of the local community. 

The work of the council includes the delivery of services, improving quality of life and giving the community a voice for residents in Hertford, Bengeo and Hertingfordbury village.

The diverse range of services provided include allotments on six sites, maintenance of Hertford cemetery and the closed churchyards, providing town centre CCTV cameras and the maintenance of the war memorial amongst others.

The Council also run a programme of community events throughout the year in both the grounds of Hertford Castle and within the town centre. It promotes tourism to the county town through the Town and Tourist Information Centre, the business development of the town centre and has a number of grants available, up to £30,000, to help fund community projects.

The elected councillors, from Bengeo, Sele, Castle and Kingsmead wards, attend regular meetings to discuss local matters, including planning within the parish boundary of Hertford, neighbourhood plans, and tourism and leisure within Hertford (for more information on the committees please click here).