New financial estimates are predicting the coronavirus pandemic will cost Herts County Council more than £70 million by the end of the financial year.
Hertfordshire’s public health chief has had to wade into the COVID–19 testing conundrum, personally intervening to ensure a 90-year-old could get a test closer to home.
Education officials in Hertfordshire are reflecting on the size of COVID ‘bubbles’ in large secondary schools, in the wake of recent outbreaks of the coronavirus.
Schools in Hertfordshire excluded pupils for racist bullying on nearly 150 occasions last year, new figures reveal.
The NHS Trust that runs the Lister Hospital in Stevenage has managed to balance its books with a surplus of £800,000 – just three years after recording a £29.5m deficit.
A range of anomalies have emerged over the new rules on face coverings following the government’s announcement this week that it is now mandatory to cover your face in shops and supermarkets.
The government had no alternative but to roll back on plans for all primary age pupils to return to school before the summer, a leading Hertfordshire councillor has said.
Hertfordshire schools are seeing a “great deal of variability” in the number of children who have returned to the classroom this week, it has been revealed.
Hertfordshire’s waste could be moving North, as the county council continues its search for somewhere to dispose of future rubbish.
More than 2,000 people have been tested for COVID-19 at the three drive-through testing sites across Hertfordshire in the last month.
Care homes across Hertfordshire are set to receive £13 million in government funding to control the spread of coronavirus infections.
Dividing up playgrounds and restricting class sizes are among the measures schools will be expected to consider before opening up to more pupils, a leading Hertfordshire county councillor has suggested.
More than 10,000 food parcels have been delivered to vulnerable residents in Hertfordshire since the outbreak of COVID–19, it has been revealed.
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.
One concerned councillor has described the situation as “very worrying”, as statistics prove more than half of Hertfordshire’s recorded COVID-19 hospital deaths have been care home residents.
Plans to transfer the running of Hertfordshire libraries to a public service mutual have been delayed for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Firefighters from Hertfordshire could soon be drafted in to drive and crew ambulances as part of plans to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.
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Community groups in Hertfordshire should ask members with any symptoms of cold or flu to stay away – according to the county council’s latest coronavirus advice.
A £2.6 million plan to increase the number of places at SEND schools in our area for the next academic year has been agreed upon by Hertfordshire County Council.
Liberal Democrat councillors’ plans for an alternative county council budget had an unlikely backer when it came to the vote earlier this week – a Conservative member of the council.
High-performing senior officers at Hertfordshire County Council will be eligible for a two per cent ‘cost of living’ pay rise from April – and have the chance of earning a £3250 bonus too.
Hertfordshire County Council’s projected overspend for 2019/20 has decreased to £3.39million, according to new data.
Concerns have been raised by county councillors about how effectively Hertfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is being held to account.
Hertfordshire’s director of public health has stepped-in to allay public fears about the potential spread of the coronavirus, insisting ‘there is no great cause for alarm’.
Plans for Herts county council to transfer the running of libraries to an outside provider have been delayed.
A leading general practitioner has called for a new approach to be taken over the support for children and young people’s mental health across the county.
Health bosses in Hertfordshire have submitted a new multi-million pound bid for a radiotherapy unit in the county.
More than 31,000 people in Hertfordshire are calling the non-emergency NHS helpline each month, according to figures presented to the county council this week.
The release of sky lanterns and balloons is to be banned from all land and buildings owned or controlled by Herts county council.