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Hertfordshire
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.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

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.

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Stevenage Welwyn Garden City
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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.

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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.

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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.

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

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

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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.

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Hertfordshire

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’.

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Hertfordshire
Friday, February 7, 2020

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

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

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.

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Hertfordshire
Saturday, February 1, 2020

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

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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.

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Hertfordshire
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Fewer pensioners in North Hertfordshire are receiving financial help to keep them warm over winter than a decade ago, figures reveal.

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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.

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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.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Stevenage and Royston councillors have backed the county council’s call for Luton Airport’s expansion to be deferred.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stevenage St Albans
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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Friday, November 1, 2019

The gender pay gap for full-time workers in North Hertfordshire has turned upside-down over the last year, official figures reveal.

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North Herts
Monday, October 28, 2019

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.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Thousands of EU citizens in North Hertfordshire could lose their automatic right to vote in elections following Brexit.

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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.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

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.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

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.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

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.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Plans to turn a stretch of the A1(M) into a smart motorway should be scrapped, a council leader has said.

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