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Council ready to manage Covid outbreaks as schools return

Council ready to manage Covid outbreaks as schools return

Council ready to manage Covid outbreaks as schools return

26 August 2021

Youngsters returning to secondaries as September starts will have to complete three lateral flow tests in their first week back.


Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs begin in Stortford for 16- and 17-year-olds

16 August 2021

The teens can get their first dose of the Pfizer jab at Bishop's Stortford Football Club's stadium in Woodside, off Dunmow Road.


Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

Public health chief hopes new self-isolation rules will boost jab rates

16 August 2021

Those who are double-jabbed or under 18 will not have to quarantine for 10 days if they come into close contact with a positive Covid-19 case.


'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

'Attempts to get back to normal are not proving straightforward'

16 August 2021

Parkinality columnist Julie Walker on coming to terms with the world post-lockdown


Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

Hubs reopen for physical and mental health help

08 August 2021

Cllr Morris Bright said: "We are committed to ensuring that our residents have the opportunity to live healthy lives for as long as possible."


'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

'My dad and I were best friends and I can't think of a lovelier way to remember him'

07 August 2021

Michelle Acres has commemorated cardiac arrest casualty Ronald Cole on the British Heart Foundation's Heart of Steel monument.


Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

Hotel 'fertility retreat' for couples struggling to conceive

05 August 2021

Sarah Day decided Down Hall Hotel and Spa was the perfect place to host her new venture.


Man who saved karate black belt friend's life short-listed for award

Man who saved karate black belt friend's life short-listed for award

Man who saved karate black belt friend's life short-listed for award

04 August 2021

Bishop's Stortford Kyokushin Karate instructor Stephen Hare used CPR when Mark Kingsland suffered cardiac arrest.


New hospitals NHS trust chairwoman to juggle dual roles

New hospitals NHS trust chairwoman to juggle dual roles

New hospitals NHS trust chairwoman to juggle dual roles

04 August 2021

Hattie Llewelyn-Davies, who joins in September, will continue as chair of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust for first six months.


New ambulance service boss: 'Too many examples of poor behaviour'

New ambulance service boss: 'Too many examples of poor behaviour'

New ambulance service boss: 'Too many examples of poor behaviour'

02 August 2021

Tom Abell starts work as chief executive of East of England Ambulance Service by acknowledging "major problems" that need tackling.


Hospice's chief of patient care nominated for top nursing award

Hospice's chief of patient care nominated for top nursing award

Hospice's chief of patient care nominated for top nursing award

01 August 2021

St Clare's director of patient care Carolanne Brannan in running for Nurse Leader of the Year in Nursing Times Awards.


MPs urge Government to build £350m public health science HQ in Harlow

MPs urge Government to build £350m public health science HQ in Harlow

MPs urge Government to build £350m public health science HQ in Harlow

22 July 2021

Stortford's Julie Marson joined forces with Harlow's Robert Halfon to seek assurances the state-of-the-art campus would be built.


Keep your mask on at doctors' surgeries in the Stortford area

Keep your mask on at doctors' surgeries in the Stortford area

Keep your mask on at doctors' surgeries in the Stortford area

18 July 2021

Dr Jane Halpin said: “We need to continue to do what we can to keep people safe from catching Covid-19 in healthcare settings."


Health bosses urge Covid 'caution, collective responsibility and kindness'

Health bosses urge Covid 'caution, collective responsibility and kindness'

Health bosses urge Covid 'caution, collective responsibility and kindness'

18 July 2021

"The most important thing is that everyone's circumstances are different and what feels comfortable to one person might not feel that way to another."


Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

Sawbridgeworth's little band of litter battle heroes are pick of the pickers

16 July 2021

The fabulous foursome can be seen most Saturdays armed with litter pickers and bin bags supplied by the Tidy Up Sawbridgeworth group.


Friends share fond memories of Bowel Warrior Beth Purvis

Friends share fond memories of Bowel Warrior Beth Purvis

Friends share fond memories of Bowel Warrior Beth Purvis

13 July 2021

Her brother Henry Walton said the website was an opportunity for all those who knew her to share their thoughts, pictures and stories.


Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

Students across Stortford sent home as Covid-19 cases escalate

13 July 2021

A Herts and Essex High School spokeswoman said: "It's very much business as usual here, but with teaching being remote rather than face-to-face."


Council fears England Euro 2020 final will fuel Covid-19 in Hertfordshire

Council fears England Euro 2020 final will fuel Covid-19 in Hertfordshire

Council fears England Euro 2020 final will fuel Covid-19 in Hertfordshire

09 July 2021

County Hall's latest data indicates rising infection rates correlate with the start of the UEFA football tournament a month ago.


Petrolhead driving home mental health awareness with Coffee and Cars event

Petrolhead driving home mental health awareness with Coffee and Cars event

Petrolhead driving home mental health awareness with Coffee and Cars event

09 July 2021

Lewis Warren had an insight into mental health when he worked as a healthcare assistant in a psychiatric hospital.


Trust that runs Herts and Essex Hospital marks 73rd anniversary of NHS

Trust that runs Herts and Essex Hospital marks 73rd anniversary of NHS

Trust that runs Herts and Essex Hospital marks 73rd anniversary of NHS

05 July 2021

PAH NHS Trust holding virtual event for staff with chance to look back on developments since Harlow hospital opened and forward to a new hospital.


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