More temporary cycle lanes are slated for Hertfordshire after the county council recieved a further £6.4m by the Department for Transport.


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A family have spoken out about the importance of sharing a last Christmas together, as end of life care providers Garden House Hospice Care launch an urgent appeal for donations.


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An application to demolish Letchworth’s historic Town Lodge to make way for flats and an office building has been approved for North Herts District Council’s planning committee.


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Firefighters and healthcare workers in Herts have reacted badly to the chancellor’s spending review.


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The number of calls to Stevenage Borough Council about emergency or temporary housing need has increased, according to the council’s leader.


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A woman from Stevenage is set to face court today, after bottles of alcohol were smashed in Aldi in the town earlier this week.


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A JustGiving page has been set up to help replace an elderly woman’s pension money, after her purse was swiped while shopping in Stevenage.


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It’s been a busy year for the teams at Norwich Research Park, as they continue to help tackle Covid-19 alongside many other world-leading projects.

Here are just a few of the latest exciting developments.


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Home-Start Herts is launching its Christmas fundraising challenge to help support vulnerable families during a difficult time.


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The leaders of both county and district councils in Hertfordshire have commented on the news that we will be under Tier Two COVID restrictions from next week.


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What can open in the new tier system when lockdown restrictions are lifted? From Wednesday, December 2, the country will revert to a strengthened three-tiered local COVID alert level system. Here’s a guide to the new medium, high and very high tiers.


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Father Christmas will still be making the rounds in Baldock this year, even if it is at a distance.


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The Little Deli in Hitchin explains how you can put together the perfect hamper as a gift for a loved one this Christmas


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The coronavirus tier Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock will be placed in once lockdown ends has been announced this morning.


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Planning permission has been granted for £12 million plans that will see a new sports facility and 116 new homes built in a residential part of Hitchin.


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A woman has been arrested after a large quantity of bottles of alcohol were smashed on to the floor of an Aldi supermarket.


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Tributes have been pouring in after a stalwart of the Hitchin community sadly passed away, following a short illness.


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A Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline service user has explained the importance of support in the workplace, raising awareness of the 16 Days of Action campaign.


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A four-year-old girl from Hitchin is set to enjoy her first Chemotherapy-free Christmas this year.


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Retired police officer Mike Woods, who works to rehabilitate young offenders, says rising gang activity in Herts is a consequence of austerity.


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They're calling on the council to give them more support
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 17:58    View Full Story...
Netflix shows, influencers and even Animal Crossing have inspired the top baby names for 2020
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 16:24    View Full Story...
Elaine Levy is pleading to the government to make medicinal cannabis more widely available
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 15:52    View Full Story...
Several towns and villages are down to single figures of new cases
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 15:45    View Full Story...
Hospitals in Hertfordshire will also be amongst the first to get access to the jab
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 15:09    View Full Story...
A suspected stolen motorbike was also found in the back of the car
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 14:39    View Full Story...
The ban on holidays has been lifted - but that doesn't mean trips will return to normal
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 14:25    View Full Story...
He was last seen on the morning of December 8, 2018, in Luton
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 13:54    View Full Story...
The UK is the first country in the world to approve a Covid-19 vaccine
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 12:41    View Full Story...
The gym has reopened today
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 12:23    View Full Story...
Tom Ashely Salon has had to push its reopening back as a result of the fire
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:58    View Full Story...
Showers and low temperatures are forecast across the county
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:53    View Full Story...
The UK became the first country in the world to approve Pfizer’s vaccine.
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:44    View Full Story...
The UK is the first country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:28    View Full Story...
Can I travel from a Tier 2 to Tier 3 area? Who can I socialise with under Tier 2? And what time do the pubs close?
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:19    View Full Story...
The store is set to join Beales and Marks & Spencer as major shops that have closed in the last year
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 11:12    View Full Story...
Passengers will soon only be able to take a single small bag which fits under the seat in front of them
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 10:48    View Full Story...
The three men surrounded him then one pushed him off his bike and stole it
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 10:30    View Full Story...
The road is expected to be closed until 11.15am
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 10:24    View Full Story...
The weather is about to turn wintry for most of us
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 10:03    View Full Story...
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area throughout the morning
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 08:55    View Full Story...
The Broxbourne MP split opinion during the debate on new lockdown restrictions
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 07:22    View Full Story...
The average house price is £250,000
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Wed Dec 2 2020 00:01    View Full Story...
Crews remain on the scene
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Tue Dec 1 2020 16:26    View Full Story...
Protesters have urged Tesco to offer more meat-free meals
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Tue Dec 1 2020 15:27    View Full Story...