Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Bim Afolami MP has called on the businesses of Hitchin and Harpenden to sign up to the government’s new ‘Kickstart’ scheme for young people.

Monday, August 31, 2020

A new online service that allows Hertfordshire residents to talk about their mental health has been launched by the Herts Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

A victim whose details and pictures have been shared on an online forum has described it as a “stalker’s paradise”, and said it was “mortifying” to find revealing pictures of her were being shared online.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Officials from bus operator Arriva have released more details on how they intend to keep schoolchildren who use the bus safe, as preparations for the return to school ramp up.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Voting for the Herts Sports Partnership Lockdown Awards is now open, with more than 100 sports clubs across Hertfordshire nominated for their lockdown efforts.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Schools in Hertfordshire have been quizzed on what their responses will be to localised outbreaks of coronavirus, the wearing of masks and the morning school run ahead of the planned September return.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Parents and carers who have doubts over sending their kids back to school this September may be relieved to hear Herts County Council will not seek “formal procedures” against those who refuse to return.

Friday, August 21, 2020

We can reveal that Hertfordshire County Council is chasing contractors for payments that could exceed tens of thousands of taxpayer-funded money, after a Freedom of Information request was made by this newspaper.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Bim Afolami, Hitchin and Harpenden MP and Daisy Cooper, St Albans MP have been nominated for an award that could see one of them named 2020’s Member of Parliament of the year.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

A Hitchin photographer has been snapping some of Hertfordshire’s beautiful green spaces for his new blog during the coronavirus lockdown.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Popular chain restaurant Pizza Express has today announced that around 67 stores could close, with 1,100 staff members affected.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, has ignored this newspaper’s questions over a new part–time role he has taken up that will see him pocket £3,000 a month.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tributes have been paid to an “extraordinary” former Stevenage and St Albans police sergeant, who died after a battle with cancer.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning after the weather service forecast thunderstorms for Hertfordshire later this week.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

The 11 leaders of boroughs, districts and the county council in Hertfordshire have released a joint statement this week as further Black Lives Matter protests are expected this weekend.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The public are being warned of scammers posing as NHS test and tracers, as coronavirus contact tracing operations begin across the country.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

A Hertfordshire–based trade union has denounced the government’s plan to reopen some schools from June 1, saying it is both “too soon” and “not safe” for teachers, support staff and pupils.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami has urged the public to “move on” from the Dominic Cummings saga, while admitting the government’s communication in the early stages of lockdown was “a failure”.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Parents and carers are being asked by the county council to support the potential phased re–opening of schools in June, despite some residents and councillors raising concerns about children and teachers’ safety.

Monday, May 11, 2020

The government has released further details of its provisional plan to reopen parts of society from lockdown later this week, following Boris Johnson’s address to the nation.

Friday, May 8, 2020

“Celebrate VE Day at home.” That’s the message being shared today from a partnership of more than 60 organisations across Hertfordshire.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

A Hitchin family say their daughters’ dreams have been “crushed” after her offer to attend a St Albans cycling academy was revoked.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

GP practices and community pharmacies across East and North Hertfordshire will remain open for people this May Bank Holiday.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Official figures show the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hertfordshire has almost reached 2,500.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

People from across our area are being advised to be extra vigilant when buying pets online, as police have received a number of reports of fraud.

Friday, May 1, 2020

The range of locations and eligibility for coronavirus testing across Hertfordshire has been significantly expanded, following new government guidance.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Bereaving families of frontline health and care workers who have sadly died from coronavirus are set to receive a £60,000 payment as part of a new life assurance programme announced yesterday.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Welcome to our live blog, where we will be providing updates on coronavirus in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Monday, April 20, 2020

A long–standing member of the East England Ambulance service has sadly died after testing positive for coronavirus.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Residents across North Herts were treated to the sight of at least one enormous RAF transport plane roaming the skies yesterday afternoon.

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