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  • Gold Award for West Herts College

    West Herts College has been recognised with a Gold Award in the 2017 HE Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). A Gold Award means an institution is of the highest quality, providing consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. In particular, the assessment of West Herts College praised the high proportion of students that continue

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  • North Herts Barn Meet Hailed A Success

    More than 40 rural residents, including local landowners, farmers and rural businesses, attended the annual Royston and Baldock Rural Barn Meet on Monday June 19 at Quickswood Farm in Clothall, Baldock. North Herts Hosts Popular Barn MeetThe barn meet is a popular event which enables the rural communities of North Herts to meet with police

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  • Multi-agency operation aimed at protecting communities launches in Bishops Stortford

    Around 1000 people visited the Operation Stomp event in Bishop’s Stortford on Wednesday June 21. Operation Stomp is the police-led, multi-agency operation aimed at protecting communities and keeping local residents safe. The re-launch event took place in the Sainsbury’s car park in Thorley Neighbourhood Centre between 3 and 9pm. Officers from the East Herts Safer

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  • Hertfordshire’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre has been re-launched

    Hertfordshire’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre has been re-launched with a new look. Herts SARC, formerly known as the Sunflower SARC, is now managed by Mountain Healthcare, jointly commissioned by the NHS and Hertfordshire Constabulary. The centre now has a new logo, as well as a new website, which offers more information about the service for

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  • Hundreds turned up to Watford Police station for second annual open day

    More than 500 people visited Watford Police station as it held its second annual open day last sunday The event attracted people of all ages who got a glimpse into the world of policing through a range of displays, tours and activities. Those who attended had the opportunity to look inside police vehicles, view historical

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  • West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust to get £1million cash boost

    Christmas has come early for hard-working A&E staff who are gearing up with their plans to spend a £1m windfall announced yesterday by the Secretary of State, Jeremy Hunt MP. The money – given for improvements to be made ahead of this winter – is the second reason for celebration at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS

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  • Big bands set to headline 7th Herts Jazz Festival

    Herts Jazz is pleased to announce the line-up for its seventh Herts Jazz Festival taking place on 13-15 October at the Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City. Georgie Fame with the Guy Barker Big Band gets the ball rolling on the Friday night. Saturday night climaxes with The Golden Age of British Big Bands with the

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  • North Hertfordshire District Council needs your help to scoop funding!

    North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with community charity Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community

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  • The Apprenticeship Levy key to unlocking disabled talent

    The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy offers employers a prime opportunity to improve disabled talent pipelines. That was the conclusion of a recent round table hosted by the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI). However, attendees identified a number of barriers to engagement. Not least a level of ambiguity around where employers should turn to for

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  • Stevenage flies Armed Forces Day flag

    Stevenage Mayor, Councillor Pam Stuart, was joined by fellow councillors, Stephen McPartland MP, representatives of the Royal British Legion and local ex-service personnel to raise the Armed Forces Day flag at Daneshill House on Monday 19 June. Armed Forces Day, which is marked this year on Saturday 24 June, aims to raise awareness of the

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