Town Council News
Calling all Bands: Rock in the Priory Needs You 27 Jan 2013
A 50th Anniversary Tea Invitation 12 Sep 2012
Playsomething and the Ware Town Council are inviting bands to register their interest for the Rock in the Priory showcase event. The best performers are selected for a much-coveted place in the line-up for the 2013 Rock in The Priory.
Rock in the Priory is Ware’s ever popular one day music festival which takes place on Sunday, 28th July, noon through to 8.00pm.
Ware’s Town Mayor, Cllr Phyllis Ballam and her husband John will be celebrating 50 years of happy marriage together on October 4th 2012.
Phylllis and John would like to share the occasion with other couples also celebrating the 50th anniversary.
Ware's Cheery Trader Competition 11 Sep 2012
Ware Town Council and a local newspaper are inviting nominations for the Cheery Trader Award.
Last year’s winner by miles was Karen Howe-Shepherd of Simply Silver who was nominated for her cheerful, happy & helpful attitude.
Town Council Consults on Tudor Square Proposals 5 Sep 2012
Ware Town Council is seeking residents’ views on new proposals for improvements to Tudor Square.
The public consultation will take place in Tudor Square this weekend, on Saturday 8 September from 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 3pm then on Sunday 9 September from 10am to 12 noon.
Frustration at Ware Annual Town Meeting 3 May 2012
At a well attended but subdued Annual Town Meeting at Fletchers Lea on Monday 30 April, both councillors and residents were left puzzled and frustrated by decisions being made by East Herts District Council affecting Ware.
Residents also expressed frustration at continuing failures to progress on longstanding community issues.
Rock in the Priory 2012: Line up announced 17 Apr 2012
The Showcase for Rock in the Priory 2012 took place over the weekend Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th March 2012.
After much deliberation, the final line-up has been announced by the selection panel.
Rock in The Priory Showcase Weekend 22 Mar 2012
This weekend, the Ware Town Council, in conjunction with Playsomething, will host the Rock in the Priory Showcase to select the very best artists for a much-coveted place in the line-up for this years Rock in The Priory.
Ware’s ever popular one day music festival, Rock in the Priory, will this year take place on Sunday, 29th July, noon-8pm.
Showcase: Road to Rock in The Priory 2012 2 Feb 2012
Only Two Weeks Left!
PlaySomeThing and the Ware Town Council are staging their usual Showcase to select the very best artists for a much-coveted place in the line-up for Rock in The Priory - but time is running out.
Ware Festival 2011 29 Jun 2011
The 11th Ware Festival approaches, the town's fantastic month-long extravaganza which involves many local organisations. This years theme is 'Science Fiction'.
Rock in the Priory 2011: Line up announced 7 Apr 2011
The showcase for Rock in the Priory 2011 took place and, after much deliberation, the final line up has been announced by the selection panel.
Council: The Town Forum 13 Feb 2011
Ware Town Council is organising The Town Forum so that people in Ware can share ideas about how the town can celebrate 2012 and help where possible.
The Road to Rock in The Priory 2011 13 Jan 2011
The Ware Town Council, in conjunction with Playsomething, will stage the usual Showcase to select the very best artists for a much-coveted place in the line-up for Rock in The Priory.
Council Elects Youngest Mayor in the Country 15 Jun 2009
Cllr Katy Little was elected Mayor for the new Civic Year at a ceremony at the Ware Priory on 18th May making her the country's youngest mayor. Mayor Little gives a video introduction to the town of Ware.
Summer Cinema 2008 3 Jul 2008
This summer – you know what it’s like… the kids want to go to the cinema… but you’re wanting to take a break.
Town Council Launch Website 7 Mar 2008
After weeks of planning, Ware Town Council's own dedicated website goes live today (Friday 7 March).
The website contains useful information about the Council and its services.
PlaySomeThing For Rock In the Priory 2008. 3 Mar 2008
For the fourth consecutive year, Ware Town Council, in conjunction with Playsomething, will stage a showcase, which gives everyone a chance to pitch for a much-coveted place in the line-up for Rock in The Priory.
Dickensian Evening 2007 - Road Closure Notice 3 Dec 2007
Motorists who travel through Ware will have to seek alternative routes as the Ware Dickensian Evening takes over the High Street, Amwell End and Baldock Street.
Public Consultation Day - Ware Priory Park 2 Nov 2007
Ware Residents are invited to view proposed plans for the restoration of Ware Priory Park on Thursday, 29th November, 2007 from 1pm-8pm at Ware Priory.
Ware Charities 3 Sep 2007
Under a scheme approved by the Charity Commissioners, the Trustees of the Ware Charities are able to give financial assistance to persons in need, hardship or distress provided they live in the area administered by Ware Town Council or in the civic parishes of Thundridge and Wareside.
Ware Festival 2007 4 Jul 2007
Full details of Ware's annual event are now available online. Throughout the month photographs and reviews will be published of some of the events.
Latest Town Council Minutes 14 Jun 2007
The online archive of Ware Town Council minutes has been updated so you are now able to find out what the Town Council have been doing to protect and promote our town.
Line-up Announced for Rock in the Priory 10 May 2007
The popularity of Rock in The Priory amongst local bands continues to grow, with a deluge of demos were sent in to PlaySomething & the Ware Town Council, all hoping for a place at this year’s Rock in The Priory.
Ware Lido Opens 20 Apr 2007
Lido Opens for 2007 Season
Rock in The Priory - An Invite 27 Mar 2007
For the third consecutive year, Ware Town Council, in conjunction with Playsomething, will stage a showcase, which gives everyone a chance to pitch for a much-coveted place in the line-up for Rock in The Priory.
Annual Town Meeting 19 Feb 2007
Monday, 19th March, 2007, 7.30pm, Fletcher's Lea @ Ware Priory
High Flying Mayor Milner 17 Feb 2007
Ware's Town Mayor Cllr Terence Milner, along with his deputy, Cllr Mark Pope will jump from 13,500 feet on Saturday March 10th at the North London Parachute Centre in Cambridge.
Are You on The Local Electoral Role? 5 Feb 2007
The local elections will soon be upon us and your Council needs you and your vote. Now is the time to ensure that your name is on the Electoral Register so that you can support your community and vote.
Ware Festival 2007 28 Nov 2006
Fundraising for the Town Mayor's Charities 31 Oct 2006
Cllr Terence Milner has chosen Ware Scouting & Guiding and The Alzheimer's Society as beneficiaries for his Mayoral year.
Dickensian Evening 2006 17 Oct 2006
Music will be to the fore at this year's Ware Dickensian Evening which will take place on Friday the 1st December. The organisers are hoping to recreate the success of the earlier Dickensian evenings that many remember.
Ware Festival AGM Report 26 Sep 2006
The Ware Festival AGM took place at Ware Priory on Monday 25th September with a great turn out from councillors, committee members, local organisations and members of the public.
Ware Festival 2006 Opens with Carnival Day 26 Jun 2006
This years Ware Festival starts this weekend with the annual Carnival Procession which will be leaving Broadmeads at 1.30pm.
This years theme is "The Circus".
More entertainment is laid on at the Priory Grounds with performances in the arena and on the open air stage.
A Message from the Town Mayor 25 Apr 2006
Councillor Malcolm Alexander's Term of Office comes to an end in May and reflects back on the past year in a message to all.
Place House, Ware - Press Release 4 Apr 2006
After many months of consultation and deliberation, it is with a heavy heart that Ware Town Council must announce that it has been unable to reach agreement with the Hertfordshire Buildings Preservation Trust (HBPT) on a new lease for Place House.
Rock In The Priory - Showcase Invite. 20 Mar 2006
Ware's well established one-day Music Festival, Rock in The Priory, will take place in the Priory Grounds on Sunday, July 23rd, 12.00 noon-8.00pm.
Fletchers Barn at Ware Priory 16 Mar 2006
An exhibition starts today between 6.00pm-9.00pm, showing plans of the proposed new community building, Fletcher's Barn replacing the wooden Annexe in the Priory grounds.
Ware Festival 2006 - News 10 Feb 2006
The Carnival Day for 2006 will be Saturday, July 1st and the theme is "The CIRCUS". Information packs are available from the council office for those wishing to take part.
Rock in The Priory - Showcase Review 28 Apr 2005
Last weekend 23rd & 24th April saw the first ever showcase, sponsored by Make Music, for this year's Rock in The Priory.