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‘I’m committed to improving access to GPs, dentists and emergency care’

‘I’m committed to improving access to GPs, dentists and emergency care’

‘I’m committed to improving access to GPs, dentists and emergency care’

Josh Dean, Labour prospective parliamentary candidate for Hertford & Stortford and a member of Hertford Town Council, writes.


‘I will not stop until our constituency has become greener, fairer, kinder and more equitable’

‘I will not stop until our constituency has become greener, fairer, kinder and more equitable’

‘I will not stop until our constituency has become greener, fairer, kinder and more equitable’

Nick Cox, Green Party prospective parliamentary candidate for Hertford & Stortford and an East Herts district councillor, writes.


‘Deep damage the Tories have done to this country can be turned around’

‘Deep damage the Tories have done to this country can be turned around’

‘Deep damage the Tories have done to this country can be turned around’

Helen Campbell, Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Hertford & Stortford and a Herts county councillor for St Albans, writes.


‘Reform can provide us with tools to turn this island of last hope into reality’

‘Reform can provide us with tools to turn this island of last hope into reality’

‘Reform can provide us with tools to turn this island of last hope into reality’

Dr John Burmicz, Reform UK’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Hertford and Stortford and a former mayor of Sawbridgeworth, writes.


‘Foolishly optimistic’: Labour lashes MP Marson over her new hospital claim

‘Foolishly optimistic’: Labour lashes MP Marson over her new hospital claim

‘Foolishly optimistic’: Labour lashes MP Marson over her new hospital claim

Hertford and Stortford Tory Julie Marson accused by Labour rival Josh Dean over plans to build a new general hospital for constituents by 2028.


Education Secretary’s ‘free childcare’ pledge during Herts nursery visit

Education Secretary’s ‘free childcare’ pledge during Herts nursery visit

Education Secretary’s ‘free childcare’ pledge during Herts nursery visit

Gillian Keegan’s pledge came amid industry fears parents could end up paying higher fees for childcare after “sustained underfunding”.


Hatfield Heath, Takeley, Hallingbury and Stansted in sewage discharge ‘top 10’

Hatfield Heath, Takeley, Hallingbury and Stansted in sewage discharge ‘top 10’

Hatfield Heath, Takeley, Hallingbury and Stansted in sewage discharge ‘top 10’

Thames Water released sewage into the River Lea network, including the Stort, 1,060 times in 2023 – an average of almost three times a day.


Conservatives and Greens confirm candidates for Herts police commissioner poll

Conservatives and Greens confirm candidates for Herts police commissioner poll

Conservatives and Greens confirm candidates for Herts police commissioner poll

Former Sussex councillor Jonathan Ash-Edwards is standing for the Tories and the Green Party candidate is St Albans councillor Matt Fisher.


Greens’ election candidate spearheading campaign to reopen swimming pool

Greens’ election candidate spearheading campaign to reopen swimming pool

Greens’ election candidate spearheading campaign to reopen swimming pool

Vicky Burt, a district councillor for Buntingford and Green Party candidate for North East Herts, is making waves to refloat Ward Freman pool.


Work on new PAH not expected to begin until 2027 – two years later than MP said it would start

Work on new PAH not expected to begin until 2027 – two years later than MP said it would start

Work on new PAH not expected to begin until 2027 – two years later than MP said it would start

Last year Hertford and Stortford MP Julie Marson declared: “Work on the hospital can begin as soon as 2025, ready for its completion in 2028.”


Seven things going up in price from April 1

Seven things going up in price from April 1

Seven things going up in price from April 1

April 1 is dubbed National Price Hike Day as bills for council tax, water and TV licence are among those rising.


Lib Dem and Green candidates bidding to become Stortford’s next MP condemn sewage scandal

Lib Dem and Green candidates bidding to become Stortford’s next MP condemn sewage scandal

Lib Dem and Green candidates bidding to become Stortford’s next MP condemn sewage scandal

The Environment Agency recorded that Thames Water discharged effluent 16,990 times last year, a 122% rise compared to 2022.


East Herts’ planning guru stays in ruling Green group despite quitting town council Greens

East Herts’ planning guru stays in ruling Green group despite quitting town council Greens

East Herts’ planning guru stays in ruling Green group despite quitting town council Greens

Cllr Vicky Glover-Ward defends decision to stay in district council’s ruling Green Party group while sitting as Independent on Hertford Town Council.


Labour names its youngest candidate to stand against Kemi Badenoch

Labour names its youngest candidate to stand against Kemi Badenoch

Labour names its youngest candidate to stand against Kemi Badenoch

Issy Waite, 21, a student activist from Suffolk, is Labour’s choice to stand in North West Essex against Tory MP Badenoch at next General Election.


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