At this week’s Full Council, councillors supported the appointment of Richard Cassidy who will take the helm as the new Chief Executive later this year (exact date TBC), following the departure of Liz Watts. Richard joins the team from Fenland District Council where he served for 15 years as theirRead More →

Health services across Hertfordshire and west Essex are experiencing major pressures this week.  Accident and Emergency departments, the ambulance service, GP practices and community health services are all being stretched by the number of people calling on them for help. The situation is so serious that health bosses and theRead More →

The London Power 100 list has been released today, presenting us with the most influential individuals in London. Whilst 2019’s list has once again seen billionaires, celebrities and politicians dominate the list, quite a number of names faced the chopping block from 2019’s power list. Notably missing from the listRead More →

Much needed future school places for the High Leigh Garden Village housing development have been approved by Hertfordshire County Council. The proposal will see the Westfield Community Primary School increase from a one-form to a two-form entry school and relocated from its current position in Westfield Road to serve theRead More →

Hertfordshire pupils are set to benefit from plans to increase the capacity of schools in Codicote and Watford. Hertfordshire County Council is currently consulting on expanding Codicote C of E Primary School, near Welwyn, and agreed to support the proposed change of age range at Watford University Technical College. AsRead More →