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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Thursday, July 2, 2020

A total of 16 conservation organisations in financial crisis due to coronavirus lockdown losses – including Shepreth Wildlife Park – feature in a new video calling on the government to provide financial aid.

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Coronavirus
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The director of Shepreth Wildlife Park has told the Crow of her relief that they have finally reopened after three months in lockdown – but says more support is needed to secure their future.

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Coronavirus
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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Friday, June 19, 2020

A new initiative has been set up to revive our town centre and industrial areas – bringing life back to Royston as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Royston’s biggest employer Johnson Matthey has donated space at one of its sites for the assembly of ventilators, vital in saving the lives of patients most seriously affected by COVID-19.

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Coronavirus
Friday, June 5, 2020

Shepreth Wildlife Park is at risk of permanent closure, having suffered losses of more than £400,000 during the coronavirus crisis – and it’s still not clear when they will be allowed to reopen.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A video of NHS workers on the coronavirus front line reciting a ‘thank you’ poem by a South Cambs writer has gone viral on social media, amassing around 220,000 views on Twitter alone.

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Coronavirus
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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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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Coronavirus
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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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

A group of Royston students have been getting creative in the coronavirus lockdown fundraising for a trip to Malawi next year.

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Coronavirus
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
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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Coronavirus
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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Coronavirus
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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Coronavirus
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Recycling centres in Royston and Thriplow reopened on Monday, as the government started to ease coronavirus lockdown measures.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The manager of a Royston care home has thanked the community for their continuing support during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus
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
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Recycling centres are reopening this week – but don’t throw away any unwanted computers, laptops, screens, mice and keyboards as Meldreth Coronavirus Community Support can put them to use.

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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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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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Coronavirus
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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Coronavirus
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
Monday, May 4, 2020

There will be no Royston Kite Festival and Historic Vehicle Show this year – with organisers saying “uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic have made it impossible to plan such a complex event”.

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Coronavirus
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
Friday, May 1, 2020

Weekly collections of food waste and fortnightly collections of garden waste for paid subscribers will recommence on May 11.

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Hertfordshire police have handed out 189 fines in the county for residents allegedly flouting COVID-19 lockdown laws, new figures reveal.

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Coronavirus
Thursday, April 30, 2020

A social care provider based in Hertfordshire has been spending over £120,000 of its own money on PPE to protect its workers and vulnerable clients from COVID-19.

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Coronavirus
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Determined fundraisers across Hertfordshire are set to Race for Life at Home as they refuse to let the fight against cancer falter in these unprecedented times.

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Concerns have been raised about COVID-19 patients, who are not expected to recover, being discharged early and being put back into care homes.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Hertfordshire residents could soon be allowed to use recycling centres to dispose of household waste.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Coronavirus figures from the ONS reveal that over 100 people have died in Hertfordshire care homes over a two week period.

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HCC
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 27, 2020

Royston Golf Club will honour the staff of the NHS for their work in seeing the country through the coronavirus pandemic by offering them free three-month membership.

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

A ‘Scrub Hub’ has been set up in Hertfordshire to respond to the desperate need for scrubs in the county’s hospitals, clinics and GP surgeries.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 24, 2020

A thoughtful gesture can help one get through the day at the moment, with social distancing and isolation the new normal.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 24, 2020

The Script have cancelled this year’s headline concert at Newmarket Racecourses but will return to the venue in 2021.

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Newmarket Nights
Friday, April 24, 2020

The number of COVID-19 deaths at East and North Herts NHS Trust hospitals has reached 100, according to the latest NHS England figures.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 24, 2020

Fancy seeing Benedict Cumberbatch in Frankenstein from the comfort of your own home?

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Theatre
Friday, April 24, 2020

Rock Choir is keeping Britain singing during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 24, 2020

Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd has recorded a message for residents, one month after lockdown measures were first introduced.

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Coronavirus
Friday, April 24, 2020

The South Cambridgeshire MP is calling on brewers and pub-owning companies to cancel rent for tenants forced to close their pubs due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Garden House Hospice Care is appealing for help as it expects to lose more than £1.3 million in vital funding during the coronavirus crisis.

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Garden House Hospice
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

A group of fitness fanatics from Royston are to take part in an online workout session wearing fancy dress – and they want the community to join in and help raise funds for the NHS.

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