Businesses urged ‘not to miss out’ on financial support for Covid-19

Shops, pubs, restaurants and other small businesses are being urged not to miss out on financial grants to help them through the Covid-19 crisis.

Lib Dem councillor Mandy McNeil, St Albans district council’s portfolio holder for business, culture and tourism, advises the 1,500 qualifying businesses to access a new online portal set up by the council to ensure they receive payment.

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How to help your neighbour during Covid-19 emergency

Residents in St Albans district who want to help others during the Covid-19 crisis are urged to join a major scheme run by a voluntary agency.

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St Albans council ‘will support businesses through Covid-19 crisis’

Initiatives to support local businesses through the Corvid-19 coronavirus public health crisis will receive full support from St Albans City and District Council.

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Action on climate change and social housing agreed by St Albans council

Councillors have approved a corporate plan for Lib Dem-led St Albans City and District Council that will help tackle the climate emergency and a shortage of social housing.

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Lib Dems challenge Tory county council over respite care closures

A challenge to the closure of three respite centres for adults with disabilities in St Albans, Hemel Hempstead and Bishops Stortford has been launched by Liberal Democrat councillors.

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Frequently asked questions about dealing with the Covid-19 coronavirus

On 3 March 2020 Hertfordshire County Council published the following answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Covid-19, also known as the 'coronavirus'.

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Appeal for St Albans foodbanks tops £2,000 in supermarket vouchers

An appeal in support of St Albans foodbanks has raised the huge sum of £2,185 in supermarket vouchers from the local community.

Newly elected MP Daisy Cooper presented the vouchers to Emma Dalton, operational manager of the St Albans and District Foodbank.

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Daisy Cooper puts St Albans' timeless tradition at heart of maiden speech

St Albans' newly elected MP, Daisy Cooper, made the city's proud contribution to Britain's place in the world the centrepiece of her maiden speech in parliament.

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Daisy Cooper thanks voters of St Albans for electing her as MP

Daisy Cooper thanked the voters of St Albans on her election as the new MP for St Albans, defeating the Conservative incumbent by more than 6,000 votes in the general election.

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Cuts to St Albans schools ‘an absolute scandal’, says Daisy Cooper

Cuts to school budgets in St Albans are ‘an absolute scandal’ equivalent to the salaries of 80 teachers, says Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper.

Next year (2020-21) St Albans schools will have seen their budgets cut by £5.6 million in real terms since 2015, once increasing pupil numbers are taken into account, according to the National Education Union.

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