Proposals to close a number of 'short break' centres for adults with disabilities in Hertfordshire are to go through a second consultation process with Herts County Council.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Plans to invest more than £1.5 million into the care and support of people with mental health needs have been drawn up by Hertfordshire County Council.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Around £100,000 is to be spent by County Hall to investigate whether residents are recycling properly by checking the contents of their bins.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Sentences for crimes involving a knife or offensive weapon in Hertfordshire have been rising over the past five years, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Justice.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Health commissioners in Hertfordshire have been called on to support NHS services across Cambridge and Peterborough with a £5 million bailout.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Plans to turn a stretch of the A1(M) into a smart motorway should be scrapped, a council leader has said.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Councillors met to discuss Hertfordshire's suicide prevention strategy, which aims for no one in the county to reach the point where they feel they have to end their own life.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

The really low conviction rate when it comes to rape allegations could impact on whether victims come forward, Herts Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd has warned, prompting him to look at greater scrutiny of allegations that do not get to court.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Herts County Council looks set to overspend by £6.8million in 2019/20, based on the first three months of the financial year.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Gritters in Hertfordshire will not be sent out until it gets colder this winter - after councillors lowered the trigger temperature to 0.5°C.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

The leader of Herts County Council has hit back at a group of MPs who have slammed the council's decision to dispose of its art collection as a "major cultural loss".

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Plans for new children's homes in Hertfordshire are being considered by the county council.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Hospital bosses in Hertfordshire are still struggling to catch up with a backlog of discharge summaries.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

A Knebworth care home is holding a free community event in aid of families caring for those living with dementia.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

A Codicote mum has thanked businesses for their help on a £150,000 home revamp designed to help her six-year-old son.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A failed businessman has been sentenced to almost three years in prison after being found guilty of beating his wife and using controlling behaviour towards her for three years.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Train operating company Govia Thameslink Railway is strongly advising people not to travel by train over the bank holiday weekend due to the planned closure of lines.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Hertfordshire County Council has declared a climate emergency - committing itself to developing an ambitious programme on sustainability in the county.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

School dinners, fewer PE lessons, cuts to youth services and a reduction in outside play were some of the factors in the spotlight during a discussion about childhood obesity in Herts.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Hertfordshire will need a number of waste and recycling 'super sites' to keep up with demand by 2031, it has been reported.

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Leading members of Herts County Council are seeking new powers to increase council tax in a bid to bridge an anticipated £90 million funding gap.

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A crackdown on the misuse of blue badges and concessionary travel passes in Hertfordshire has saved the county council £1.8 million.

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More than 450 artworks from Hertfordshire County Council's art collection have been snapped up in a series of three public auctions - for a total of £469,282.

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Almost a quarter of people who took their own life in Hertfordshire talked about their mental health at their doctor's surgery in the four weeks before their death, new figures suggest.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Incidents of shoplifting reported to the police have increased 8.4 per cent in Hertfordshire over the past 12 months - with 676 more offences recorded than the previous year.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Hertfordshire commuter Hope Brotherton has been reflecting how delays, cancellations and lengthier journey times on Great Northern rail services have increased levels of stress and anxiety for herself and others - to mark Stress Awareness Month.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

A charity could close within weeks after its funding was slashed by £100,000.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

A Welwyn Garden City construction firm has been named "Best Local Builder" in regional awards.

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More than 9,000 safeguarding concerns are believed to have been raised about the care of elderly or vulnerable adults in Hertfordshire during the past 12 months - the highest number on record.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Headteachers are asking parents to help buy classroom essentials as they struggle to balance their budgets, councillors have heard.

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