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

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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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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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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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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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Saturday, March 7, 2020

A public advice campaign that calls on Hertfordshire’s residents to unite against coronavirus has been launched by the county council, as the number of confirmed COVID–19 cases continues to rise nationally.

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Friday, March 6, 2020

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital for treatment after a multi-vehicle collision on the A1(M) yesterday afternoon.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

A school in Stevenage has confirmed a parent has tested positive for coronavirus today.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

At least four cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in Hertfordshire, taking the UK’s total to 40.

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

At least one more Hertfordshire resident has tested positive for coronavirus today, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 35.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

A man from Waltham Cross has been sentenced to more than 18 months in prison after he was involved in a public police chase in Potters Bar.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Three more patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK today, with one of the cases confirmed as being in Hertfordshire.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

A number of valuable items were stolen during a burglary in Welwyn Garden City last week, prompting Herts police to launch a public appeal.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Train operator Govia Thameslink are warning passengers not to travel to or from London on the East Coast Main Line this weekend due to planned engineering works.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Volunteers interested in reviewing the effectiveness of Herts police’s stop and search powers are being invited to join the latest scrutiny panel.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Our county’s police and crime commissioner has spoken of his support for a “vigorous” stop and search policy in the county, as latest figures indicate knife crime is on the rise in Hertfordshire.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

The number of recorded criminal offences involving knives in our area has risen, according to the latest figures released.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

New projects and ideas that would make our communities safer are being encouraged by the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

NHS staff from our area have shared their thoughts on their pay, working hours, discrimination or abuse in the workplace and staff numbers in the annual NHS Staff survey, released yesterday.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

A Potters Bar paedophile has been jailed for historic sexual offences committed against young girls in London and Hertfordshire that date back to 1965.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Almost 25,000 applications have been submitted by EU citizens and their families to continue living in our area under a government scheme, new figures have revealed.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

A charity that has operated in Welwyn Garden City for more than 60 years has marked the new decade with a new name that they say more accurately reflects their ethos.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Adults experiencing mental health crises will have better access to emergency health assessments and treatment closer to home, thanks to a £3 million funding boost from NHS England.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Met Office is warning people to expect delays to travel across Hertfordshire and beyond as Storm Dennis is set to hit Britain this weekend.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Following the devastation brought by Storm Ciara over the weekend, a countywide consumer watchdog has issued a warning over a spate of cold callers offering “expensive” and “unnecessary” roof repairs.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The average council tax bill in Hertfordshire will rise £10 this year, in order to pay for Herts police force numbers reaching their highest level since 2010.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

With the UK preparing to leave the European Union this evening, we’ve made a poll to see what readers think of our departure.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Museums across Hertfordshire will offer free, creative workshops to young people as part of the county council’s year of culture.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Less than 40 per cent of those who are considered at high risk of catching the flu in Hertfordshire have been vaccinated, according to latest data released by Public Health England.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Parents and carers of young people with special educational needs and disabilities are invited to learn more about Hertfordshire-wide SEND resources at an event next week.

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