Sunday, February 16, 2020

High-performing senior officers at Hertfordshire County Council will be eligible for a two per cent 'cost of living' pay rise from April - and have the chance of earning a £3250 bonus too.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Hertfordshire County Council's projected overspend for 2019/20 has decreased to £3.39million, according to new data.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Concerns have been raised by county councillors about how effectively Hertfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner is being held to account.

Hertfordshire's director of public health has stepped-in to allay public fears about the potential spread of the coronavirus, insisting 'there is no great cause for alarm'.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Plans for Herts county council to transfer the running of libraries to an outside provider have been delayed.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Health bosses in Hertfordshire have submitted a new multi-million pound bid for a radiotherapy unit in the county.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

More than 31,000 people in Hertfordshire are calling the non-emergency NHS helpline each month, according to figures presented to the county council this week.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The release of sky lanterns and balloons is to be banned from all land and buildings owned or controlled by Herts county council.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Three members of staff have been disciplined or dismissed from the county council or from Herts schools following allegations of fraud this year - and a further case has been passed to prosecutors.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A police officer has been sacked after he filmed himself performing a sex act at Stevenage Police Station and sent it to a teenager who he believed was 17.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Proposals to close a number of 'short break' centres for adults with disabilities in Hertfordshire are to go through a second consultation process with Herts County Council.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Plans to invest more than £1.5 million into the care and support of people with mental health needs have been drawn up by Hertfordshire County Council.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Around £100,000 is to be spent by County Hall to investigate whether residents are recycling properly by checking the contents of their bins.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Sentences for crimes involving a knife or offensive weapon in Hertfordshire have been rising over the past five years, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Justice.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Health commissioners in Hertfordshire have been called on to support NHS services across Cambridge and Peterborough with a £5 million bailout.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Councillors met to discuss Hertfordshire's suicide prevention strategy, which aims for no one in the county to reach the point where they feel they have to end their own life.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The really low conviction rate when it comes to rape allegations could impact on whether victims come forward, Herts Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd has warned, prompting him to look at greater scrutiny of allegations that do not get to court.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Herts County Council looks set to overspend by £6.8million in 2019/20, based on the first three months of the financial year.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Gritters in Hertfordshire will not be sent out until it gets colder this winter - after councillors lowered the trigger temperature to 0.5°C.

Friday, September 27, 2019

The leader of Herts County Council has hit back at a group of MPs who have slammed the council's decision to dispose of its art collection as a "major cultural loss".

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Plans for new children's homes in Hertfordshire are being considered by the county council.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Hertfordshire County Council has declared a climate emergency - committing itself to developing an ambitious programme on sustainability in the county.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

School dinners, fewer PE lessons, cuts to youth services and a reduction in outside play were some of the factors in the spotlight during a discussion about childhood obesity in Herts.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Hertfordshire will need a number of waste and recycling 'super sites' to keep up with demand by 2031, it has been reported.

Leading members of Herts County Council are seeking new powers to increase council tax in a bid to bridge an anticipated £90 million funding gap.

A crackdown on the misuse of blue badges and concessionary travel passes in Hertfordshire has saved the county council £1.8 million.

More than 450 artworks from Hertfordshire County Council's art collection have been snapped up in a series of three public auctions - for a total of £469,282.

Almost a quarter of people who took their own life in Hertfordshire talked about their mental health at their doctor's surgery in the four weeks before their death, new figures suggest.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Incidents of shoplifting reported to the police have increased 8.4 per cent in Hertfordshire over the past 12 months - with 676 more offences recorded than the previous year.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

A charity could close within weeks after its funding was slashed by £100,000.

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