Climate change and sustainability are to be put at the heart of decision-making at Hertfordshire County Council.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Parents do not have to be told by Hertfordshire schools if one of their child’s classmates tests positive for COVID-19, it has emerged.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Proposals to overhaul the planning system by the government have been branded a “dog’s breakfast” by Hertfordshire’s county councillors.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

For World Mental Health Day, consultant clinical psychologist Andrew Nicholls has some suggestions for how to cope better and where to go for professional help if you’re struggling in our latest Hertfordshire health column.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to push ahead with reforms to local government – amid fears the expected white paper may be delayed – by Hertfordshire County Council leader David Williams.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Plans for a new classroom block and playing field at Codicote CoE Primary School have got the go-ahead – despite residents’ concerns about traffic and parking.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

After the county council’s development control committee refused planning permission for the quarry between St Albans and Hatfield, on Thursday, the developer said it will consider its options.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

More than £10,000 has been paid out by Hertfordshire County Council following complaints about children’s services to the local government and social care ombudsman.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Water safety measures have been taken at a specialised cancer centre after a patient tested positive for Legionella.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

After over 900 people asked Herts County Council to stop investing in fossil fuels, it has emerged the amount invested on polluting technologies by the Local Government Pension Fund has almost halved since the end of last year.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

More than 60,000 jobs could be lost across Hertfordshire in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving the county with an unemployment problem for the first time in a generation.

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

More than 500 residents of care homes in Hertfordshire are believed to have died from COVID-19, it has been reported.

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

School staff in Hertfordshire will not be asked to wear face masks in the staff room or during meetings – despite council bosses having asked for similar measures in care homes.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Unemployment in Herts has remained at around five per cent for the past three months – according to data to be reported to county councillors this week.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

Leaders of Hertfordshire district and borough councils – including St Albans, Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere – will oppose any moves to create a unitary authority.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Almost £2 million worth of vital personal protective equipment was paid for by Hertfordshire County Council in April – as the price of face masks and disposable gloves soared during the peak of the pandemic.

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A scheme that could keep the lights on until 2am on some Hertfordshire streets has been backed by the county council.

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Calls have been made for an independent inquiry into the management of COVID–19 in the care sector in Hertfordshire, after data showed more than 500 have died from coronavirus in care settings across the county.

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