A Hertfordshire–based trade union has denounced the government’s plan to reopen some schools from June 1, saying it is both “too soon” and “not safe” for teachers, support staff and pupils.

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Hertfordshire
Tue, 15:45

A group of Vietnamese and Eastern European men are believed to have been living and working in “poor conditions” at suspected modern slavery sites in Kneesworth.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Police in North Herts are warning the public to be extra alert following a spate of distraction mobile phone thefts in Hitchin and Royston.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The chief executive of the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has said kindness and support are “more important than ever”, as the trust marks Mental Health Awareness Week.

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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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Coronavirus
Friday, May 15, 2020

Citizens Advice North Herts is reminding residents that it is still helping those who need support to access it.

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Hitchin
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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Coronavirus
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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Coronavirus
Friday, May 8, 2020

“Celebrate VE Day at home.” That’s the message being shared today from a partnership of more than 60 organisations across Hertfordshire.

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Hertfordshire
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

People from across our area are being advised to be extra vigilant when buying pets online, as police have received a number of reports of fraud.

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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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Coronavirus
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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Coronavirus
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Despite the coronavirus lockdown, Royston’s very own ‘Mr Ovary’ will be out fundraising, from a social distance, for World Ovarian Cancer Day next month.

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Royston
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Bereaving families of frontline health and care workers who have sadly died from coronavirus are set to receive a £60,000 payment as part of a new life assurance programme announced yesterday.

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Coronavirus
Monday, April 20, 2020

Welcome to our live blog, where we will be providing updates on coronavirus in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

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Coronavirus
Monday, April 20, 2020

A long–standing member of the East England Ambulance service has sadly died after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Online library services across Hertfordshire are recording a huge surge in popularity as we enter the third week of lockdown.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 3, 2020

The number of patients who have died after testing positive for coronavirus at Lister Hospital in Stevenage continues to rise.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 3, 2020

A domestic abuse support group, headed up by Stevenage Borough Council, will continue to offer North Hertfordshire residents remote advice and support throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tesco is set to commit £30 million of financial support to communities affected by coronavirus – with groups across Hertfordshire set to benefit from the supermarket’s funding.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Two former North Hertfordshire councillors resigned from their positions last month, after both had recorded a significant amount of absences at recent meetings.

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Letchworth
Monday, March 30, 2020

Great Northern and Thameslink services on the Hitchin line have reopened after one person was arrested for allegedly trespassing on the station’s tracks.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Detectives have launched an investigation after two bodies were discovered at a house in Barrington.

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Barrington
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Parents and carers are being warned of the potential consequences of letting their children roam free during lockdown, after Herts police patrols encountered groups of young people who appear to be disobeying social distancing measures.

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A number of parks, services and other amenities are set to shut in Hertfordshire after Boris Johnson announced new lockdown measures to the nation yesterday evening.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, March 19, 2020

The number of visitors accompanying patients at hospitals in Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City is to be reduced for “the foreseeable future”.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

A Royston business is set to host a unique fundraising event for an international cancer support charity later this month.

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Royston
Monday, March 16, 2020

A man from Letchworth has been prosecuted for fly–tipping offences and forced to pay almost £1,000 in fees.

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Stevenage
Thursday, March 12, 2020

A patient at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus, the hospital’s trust has confirmed today.

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