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A Hitchin family say their daughters’ dreams have been “crushed” after her offer to attend a St Albans cycling academy was revoked.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

Monday, April 6, 2020

Online library services across Hertfordshire are recording a huge surge in popularity as we enter the third week of lockdown.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tesco is set to commit £30 million of financial support to communities affected by coronavirus – with groups across Hertfordshire set to benefit from the supermarket’s funding.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A number of residents have condemed the decision by a national chain to remain open for business as usual in Stevenage and St Albans, despite concerns the store does not fall into the government’s “essential” shops category.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Parents and carers are being warned of the potential consequences of letting their children roam free during lockdown, after Herts police patrols encountered groups of young people who appear to be disobeying social distancing measures.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Bim Afolami, Hitchin and Harpenden MP, has appealed for his constituents to “come together as a community” amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami welcomed schools from across the constituency last week for a debating tournament aimed at young people.

Monday, March 2, 2020

A school in Stevenage has confirmed a parent has tested positive for coronavirus today.

Monday, March 2, 2020

At least four cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in Hertfordshire, taking the UK’s total to 40.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

At least one more Hertfordshire resident has tested positive for coronavirus today, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 35.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Three more patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK today, with one of the cases confirmed as being in Hertfordshire.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Volunteers interested in reviewing the effectiveness of Herts police’s stop and search powers are being invited to join the latest scrutiny panel.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Our county’s police and crime commissioner has spoken of his support for a “vigorous” stop and search policy in the county, as latest figures indicate knife crime is on the rise in Hertfordshire.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The number of recorded criminal offences involving knives in our area has risen, according to the latest figures released.

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