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Joint statement from David Williams, Leader of Hertfordshire County Council, and Jim McManus, Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council

28/10/2020 - 3:15pm

“In recent weeks we’ve seen a significant increase in coronavirus cases across all parts of Hertfordshire, and across people of all ages.

“While Hertfordshire is currently in Tier One – the medium alert level – if cases continue to rise at the current rate it is only a matter of time before we need to move up to Tier Two, with all the extra restrictions that will bring.

NHDC awards Covid-19 grants to t he Royston Day Centre and Herts Viewpoint

27/10/2020 - 3:00pm

Two community and voluntary organisations have been awarded grants from North Herts District Council’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community Support Fund.

The fund has been set up to help community and voluntary organisations in North Herts who are supporting the districts most vulnerable residents. Grants allocated from the fund so far total over £73,000.

The two additional projects awarded grants in October were:

Half term food help for families

27/10/2020 - 9:15am

The national campaign against food poverty led by Marcus Rashford has highlighted the harsh reality faced by families reliant on Free School Meals during the school holidays. This year, the pandemic has added to the pressure on families to manage over the school breaks.

North Herts celebrates as parks and green spaces win Green Flag Awards

23/10/2020 - 11:00am

Five parks and nature reserves in North Hertfordshire are raising their Green Flag Awards with pride this month, in a year when millions of people have seen the value of having great quality green spaces on their doorstep.

North Herts District Council (NHDC) managed parks and nature reserves that have received Green Flag Awards include:

Act now to avoid Hertfordshire moving to high risk status

19/10/2020 - 9:00am

Hertfordshire’s Local Resilience Forum (LRF) is calling on the whole community to act now and ‘Play your Part’ to slow the rapid spread of coronavirus in our county.

Hertfordshire, as a whole, has been placed as a medium-risk area in the Government’s new system of local COVID-19 alert levels.