Labour and the Liberal Democrats both made gains in North Hertfordshire - but not enough to take overall control of the council away from the Tories.
The Conservatives still have a sizeable majority of 19 councillors.
The local authority has been in the hands of the Tories since 1999 when it took over from Labour.
David Cameron has arrived in Peterborough to celebrate his party's victory in the local elections.
It was a mixed night for the major parties in the local elections. Take a look how the region's MPs reacted to the results.
UKIP have made further gains in the local elections in the Anglia region and the Conservatives have won back control in Peterborough.