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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.
A £2.6 million plan to increase the number of places at SEND schools in our area for the next academic year has been agreed upon by Hertfordshire County Council.
A nine-year-old boy has won a £17 million payout from the NHS after medics at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital caused permanent brain damage by effectively starving him.
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.
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.
Hertfordshire County Council’s projected overspend for 2019/20 has decreased to £3.39million, according to new data.
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’.
Plans for Herts county council to transfer the running of libraries to an outside provider have been delayed.
A leading general practitioner has called for a new approach to be taken over the support for children and young people’s mental health across the county.
Health bosses in Hertfordshire have submitted a new multi-million pound bid for a radiotherapy unit in the county.
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.
Fewer pensioners in North Hertfordshire are receiving financial help to keep them warm over winter than a decade ago, figures reveal.
The release of sky lanterns and balloons is to be banned from all land and buildings owned or controlled by Herts county council.
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.
Stevenage and Royston councillors have backed the county council’s call for Luton Airport’s expansion to be deferred.
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.
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.
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.
Around £100,000 is to be spent by County Hall to investigate whether residents are recycling properly by checking the contents of their bins.
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.
The gender pay gap for full-time workers in North Hertfordshire has turned upside-down over the last year, official figures reveal.
Nearly half of parents in North Hertfordshire who are required to pay their child maintenance through government intervention are still failing to pay their ex-partners.
Thousands of EU citizens in North Hertfordshire could lose their automatic right to vote in elections following Brexit.
Health commissioners in Hertfordshire have been called on to support NHS services across Cambridge and Peterborough with a £5 million bailout.
A new transport strategy for Stevenage has been agreed, which aims to get more people to ditch their cars by encouraging the use of public transport, walking and cycling.
Relocating the existing museum, creating a new one, and transforming cycle underpasses in Stevenage into mini art galleries are just some of the ideas being considered as part of plans to boost arts and culture across the borough.
Voters in an area of Stevenage will still have to use a polling station at a cemetery chapel, despite objections it is disrespectful to the dead and their loved ones.
Plans to turn a stretch of the A1(M) into a smart motorway should be scrapped, a council leader has said.