Saturday, August 1, 2020

Sean Hughes, owner of Dylans, The Plough Sleapshyde and The Boot, is calling on all of you to do what you can to support local pubs, restaurants and cafés to survive the coronavirus crisis.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A range of anomalies have emerged over the new rules on face coverings following the government’s announcement this week that it is now mandatory to cover your face in shops and supermarkets.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The government had no alternative but to roll back on plans for all primary age pupils to return to school before the summer, a leading Hertfordshire councillor has said.

Hertfordshire schools are seeing a “great deal of variability” in the number of children who have returned to the classroom this week, it has been revealed.

Hertfordshire’s waste could be moving North, as the county council continues its search for somewhere to dispose of future rubbish.

More than 2,000 people have been tested for COVID-19 at the three drive-through testing sites across Hertfordshire in the last month.

Care homes across Hertfordshire are set to receive £13 million in government funding to control the spread of coronavirus infections.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Dividing up playgrounds and restricting class sizes are among the measures schools will be expected to consider before opening up to more pupils, a leading Hertfordshire county councillor has suggested.

More than 10,000 food parcels have been delivered to vulnerable residents in Hertfordshire since the outbreak of COVID–19, it has been revealed.

An extra £390,000 is being made available to community groups across Hertfordshire this year, amid the county’s ongoing response to the COVID–19 outbreak.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

One concerned councillor has described the situation as “very worrying”, as statistics prove more than half of Hertfordshire’s recorded COVID-19 hospital deaths have been care home residents.

Plans to transfer the running of Hertfordshire libraries to a public service mutual have been delayed for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Firefighters from Hertfordshire could soon be drafted in to drive and crew ambulances as part of plans to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

Monday, March 30, 2020

We’re sharing your stories during the coronavirus lockdown as part of our #ThereWithYou campaign.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Community groups in Hertfordshire should ask members with any symptoms of cold or flu to stay away – according to the county council’s latest coronavirus advice.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Liberal Democrat councillors’ plans for an alternative county council budget had an unlikely backer when it came to the vote earlier this week – a Conservative member of the council.

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.

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