Services for children with special educational needs are to get a £3 million boost in Hertfordshire.
Campaigners calling for the government to think again on education funding have won cross-party backing from both district and county councillors.
With hate crime on the rise in Hertfordshire, young people have launched a video to raise awareness of the issue and encourage victims to speak out.
Herts Police received 91 reports of children being sexually exploited in the county in the last quarter of 2017.
Hertfordshire County Council issues over 800 work permits each year for school age children who undertake paid or unpaid work, including one for Santa’s little helper.
A new leader has been appointed for Herts County Council following the death of former leader Robert Gordon.