Death rates higher than average in south west Hertfordshire hospitals
The trust that runs Watford General Hospital has been identified as one of 16 across the UK with higher than average mortality rates.
Friday Dec 6
Experts urge feds to measure, pursue our happiness
A smiley face balloon floats over Revere Beach in Revere, Mass. as beachgoers head for the water on Sunday, July 16, 2006.
Friday Dec 6
St Albans leisure centre awarded for 'detail and sustainability'
Award judge John Pratley, co-founding Partner of sustainableBYdesign LLP, said: "The attention to detail in the design and construction of Westminster Lodge is self-evident.
Friday Dec 6
Rail freight site will 'prove an ideal site for a residential development', says former MP
Rail freight site will 'prove an ideal site for a residential development', says former MP Park Street rail freight site will 'prove an ideal site for a residential development', says St Albans' former MP Kerry Pollard St Albans' former MP and current Labour candidate is asking the county council to defer its decision on the Strategic Rail Freight ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Spanish nurses set to rescue Watford General Hospital staff shortages
A national shortage of nurses has forced the trust that runs Watford General Hospital to hire more than 80 new midwives and nurses from Spain and Portugal.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Parish conference discussions 'extremely helpful'
Neighbourhood plans and concerns about Green Belt development were key topics for the biannual Parish Conference held in Chiswell Green on Monday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Strategy puts Herts at the centre of the gold triangle
An ambitious vision of Hertfordshire as the leading economy in the "golden triangle" between London, Oxford and Cambridge has been laid out.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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Tin Production in Congo Province Seen Rising as Tracing Starts
Tin production is rising in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of Maniema, according to an industry group that introduced a program for tracing the source of metal mined in the war-torn country.
Paris 'shotgun shooter' was convicted of domestic violence against...
The French anarchist accused of wounding a photographer in a Paris shooting spree had been convicted of domestic violence in Britain shortly before returning to France, it can be revealed today.
Redbourn caravan blaze engulfs five static homes
Firefighters from across the county battled for more than three hours to put out flames engulfing five caravans in Redbourn last night.
Church forced to hold welcome service for new vicar in nearby school
A Leavesden church that has been closed for repairs is taking the unusual step of moving half a mile down the road in order to carry out a welcoming service for its new vicar.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
'There is no way out of Motor Neurone Disease', Peace Hospice patient sets up own support group
The roar of the crowd, the creek of the turnstiles and the thrill of watching the ball hit the back of the net has been part of 48-year-old Glenn Phillips' life since his childhood.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Hospital chiefs take home more than A 130k in bonuses
Accounts from West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs Watford General Hospital , revealed five staff members shared a bonus pot of up to A 165,000.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
So, where's the largest new native forest in England? An 850 acre wood created from open fields.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
School meals boost learning
The Vermont Agency of Education and Hunger Free Vermont are urging eligible families to sign up for the free school lunch program.