Monday, September 14, 2020

After a Hatfield school instituted a policy where parents had to accompanying their children through the school gates post COVID-19, there was some outcry from pupils and their families.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

A new map of COVID-19 deaths has revealed that parts of Hatfield and Potters Bar have been worse hit by coronavirus than Welwyn Garden City, according to the ONS.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Last month, the government made it mandatory for people to wear a face covering when shopping and while travelling on public transport – or face a £100 fine.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

From tomorrow (Friday, July 24), it will be compulsory to wear face coverings in shops and supermarkets in England, and full guidance for residents has now been released by the government.

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

From Friday, July 24, wearing face coverings in shops will be mandatory in England to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

While the majority of the UK has been granted more freedom, vulnerable people, such as those in care homes, are still advised to self-isolate to a certain extent. However, a local care home refuses to let the pandemic get them down.

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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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Friday, July 3, 2020

The latest testing of coronavirus in Hertfordshire has revealed that there are more cases in Hertsmere than Welwyn Hatfield.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Welwyn Hatfield Times has put together a list of the pubs reopening in Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar on July 4.

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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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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Production starts again at Elstree Studios today for the first time in more than two month.

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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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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

Knebworth House is to reopen its formal gardens and the dinosaur trail this week.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

MPs for Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere have backed the prime minister’s chief aide after he drove 260 miles while his wife had coronavirus symptoms during the UK-wide lockdown.

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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

Heartbroken organisers have cancelled this year’s charity music festival Wilkestock due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Friday, May 15, 2020

A Welwyn surgeon and borough councillor who is treating coronavirus patients has given the Welwyn Hatfield Times an insight into life on the frontline.

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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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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Welwyn Hatfield MP and Transport Minister Grant Shapps has today lead the daily Downing Street press briefing, announcing that £2 billion of funding to upgrade roads and railways.

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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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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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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Two Potters Bar businesswomen have turned their fashion factories into mask manufacturers for key workers as a way of “making a difference”.

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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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Thursday, May 7, 2020

A University of Hertfordshire professor has helped create a new online game that teaches the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been launched today.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

GP practices and community pharmacies across East and North Hertfordshire will remain open for people this May Bank Holiday.

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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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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Official figures show the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hertfordshire has almost reached 2,500.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

A talented St Albans singer features on a charity release recorded by this year’s The Voice UK contestants to raise funds for the NHS.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

This year’s Festival of Wildlife at Panshanger Park has been cancelled, organisers have confirmed today.

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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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Saturday, May 2, 2020

A woman from Welwyn Garden City has raised money to buy key workers gifts of hand soaps, hand creams and face and lip protector creams.

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

Hairdressers, alpaca farmers and nursery teachers from Hatfield have not been successful at applying for furlough and business relief during the pandemic.

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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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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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Friday, May 1, 2020

A taxi driver in Bali who wants to allow his pregnant wife to give birth safely is being helped by a family from Hatfield.

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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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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

Like others across the British Isles Brookmans Park Golf Club has slammed shut the gates during the lockdown – but that doesn’t mean that activity has dried up totally.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

B&Q in Welwyn Garden City will reopen its doors tomorrow with new social distancing measures in place.

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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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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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Monday, April 27, 2020

A “disappointing” number of people were seen out and about at Stanborough Lakes over the weekend, according to officers in Welwyn Hatfield.

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Sunday, April 26, 2020

Next month’s Welwyn Hatfield Race for Life events have been postponed by Cancer Research UK with new dates for your diary announced for later in the year.

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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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