Monday, August 17, 2020

Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema and Theatre was lit up in crimson on Friday night as part of the nationwide #LightItInRed campaign – a movement which aims to raise awareness of the crisis facing the music and live events industry due to COVID-19.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Coronavirus is on the verge of being suppressed in Stevenage it has emerged, with only one new case confirmed in the town last week.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Last month, the government made it mandatory for people to wear a face covering when shopping and while travelling on public transport – or face a £100 fine.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Residents from across Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth have had mixed reactions to the news that masks have been made mandatory in all shops, supermarkets and more today.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

From tomorrow (Friday, July 24), it will be compulsory to wear face coverings in shops and supermarkets in England, and full guidance for residents has now been released by the government.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Stevenage mayor and Old Town councillor Jim Brown will be conducting a street surgery around the High Street tomorrow, as more shops and businesses reopen after lockdown.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

At 8pm on Thursday March 26, care home staff at Wisden Court in Stevenage left their 12 hour shift in tears. A fanfare of men, women and children had assembled in the car park, cheering and clapping for their carers.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Party goers were seen running across the A1(M) to attend an illegal rave in Letchworth on Saturday night.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

From Friday, July 24, wearing face coverings in shops will be mandatory in England to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Plans to increase council tax are already being considered, as forecasts estimate the cost of COVID-19 exceeding £2.6 million for North Herts District Council.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

On March 20, with coronavirus on the march and Prime Minister Boris Johnson battening down the hatches, pubs and restaurants across the country pulled down the shutters and went into hibernation. That is, apart from one very special pub in Baldock.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Dr Michael Chilvers, medical director for East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, talks about the picture on the ground in the first of a series of monthly Hertfordshire health columns.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

No COVID-19 deaths have been recorded at East and North Herts NHS Trust hospitals since June 10, the longest period without a death since early March.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A Stevenage primary school has shared a video documenting the return of more than 150 Foundation, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils to full-time education.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Members of Extinction Rebellion North Herts were masked up and socially distanced on Saturday, taking part in a national XR campaign on post-COVID climate breakdown.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

A doctor and nurse who had to cancel their wedding plans due to the coronavirus pandemic have married in the hospital where they both work.

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

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Friday, May 29, 2020

An Iranian GP based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage has sadly died from COVID-19.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Millions take to their doorsteps every Thursday night to show their appreciation for the NHS and key workers, but the founder of Clap for Carers has called for the gesture to be stopped.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

A teacher at a primary school in Stevenage has tested positive for COVID-19, just over a week before the school is set to partially reopen.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Knebworth House is to reopen its formal gardens and the dinosaur trail this week.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Dominic Cummings has come under heavy pressure to resign after allegations he broke coronavirus lockdown rules – but should he be sacked? We want to know what you think.

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

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Heartbroken organisers have cancelled this year’s charity music festival Wilkestock due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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In a new column, leader of Stevenage Borough Council Sharon Taylor has vowed to protect jobs and services amid reports the council is reviewing an emergency Section 114 notice.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A number of Stevenage’s market traders said they felt “disgusted” and “shocked” after finding out they will be expected to pay full rent to the borough council when their businesses are still shut due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hitchin Market looks set to welcome the public and traders back from the start of June, with a number of new measures to ensure shoppers and stallholders are kept safe.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Responding to news that Stevenage Borough Council is reviewing a possible Section 114 notice, the UK’s largest trade union has called on the government to step in.

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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.

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New data has revealed that the majority of COVID–19 related deaths in Stevenage have been in care homes.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

The North Herts Road Runners have raised £5,000 for Garden House Hospice Care following the huge success of its lockdown ‘web-a-thon’.

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A one-way system around Fairlands Valley Park is one of the measures being considered to keep Stevenage residents safe as the coronavirus lockdown is eased.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

A new train timetable for Great Northern and Thameslink routes is set to be implemented from Sunday to help maintain social distancing.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

A Hitchin–based mental health wellbeing service is urging companies to regularly check in with staff during the coronavirus crisis.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Herts Disability Sports Foundation has continued to provide much-needed services for adults and children with learning difficulties during this pandemic.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Tributes have been pouring in this week for Baldock Town FC stalwart, Phil Hall, who sadly died on Saturday after a battle with coronavirus.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The latest goverment figures state there have been confirmed or suspected coronavirus outbreaks in more than half of North Hertfordshire’s care homes.

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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.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A graffiti message that challenges the government’s updated coronavirus response measures has been left on a busy Hitchin street.

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

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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.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

GP practices and community pharmacies across East and North Hertfordshire will remain open for people this May Bank Holiday.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A popular Hertfordshire-wide bakery has reopened its doors for business in Stevenage Old Town today.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The phased reopening of Herts’ recycling centres will begin next week, with ten sites set to open on Monday.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Official figures show the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hertfordshire has almost reached 2,500.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A Letchworth wellbeing centre has reinvented itself during the coronavirus pandemic, and is now offering help online for people stressed, anxious, or needing support to maintain their health.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

A trio of Stevenage–based organisations have joined forces to provide fresh food to families in desperate need during the coronavirus crisis.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

The government has unveiled its latest attempt to resuscitate small businesses on the brink of going bust.

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

A number of former NHS staff are returning to hospitals across Hertfordshire, to support colleagues and care for patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

The range of locations and eligibility for coronavirus testing across Hertfordshire has been significantly expanded, following new government guidance.

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