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Hertfordshire County Council

Please take extra care when out and about in bad weather, particularly on the roads.

Highways and bus travel

Our Highways staff are on 24 hour standby during the winter.

Schools

Contact your school direct to see if it's open.

Each school's headteacher and chair of governors decide whether to close the school in bad weather conditions. Find your school's contact details.

Sign up to school closure notifications – get a text or email when your school needs to close.

You can also check the online school closure reporting system (though not all schools update this system).

Libraries

Library opening hours – find out if your local library is open as usual.

Recycling centres

Household waste recycling centres expect to operate normal hours but do check in case of closures.

Recycling centre opening hours

Flood warnings

The Environment Agency gives flood warnings and advice on how to prepare in case of flooding.

Local radio travel and weather reports

Met Office – stay up to date with the latest weather forecasts.

Tune in to your local radio stations for travel and school closure updates.

Local radio stations

  • Heart 101.7 Essex for Harlow – Hertford, Ware, Cheshunt, Broxboune, Bishop's Stortford, Hoddesdon, Sawbridgeworth, Much Hadham

  • BBC Three Counties Radio 103.8fm/92.1fm/90.4fm/630mw/1161mw – the whole of Hertfordshire

  • Heart 96.6 Hertfordshire (previously Mercury 96.6) – Watford, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Rickmansworth, Berkhamsted, Redbourn, Borehamwood, Kings Langley, Radlett

  • Mix 96 (96.2fm) – Tring and Berkhamsted

  • 106 Bob FM Hertfordshire and Home Counties – Stevenage, Letchworth, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Hitchin, Ware, Hertford

  • Heart 103 Cambridgeshire – Royston

  • Heart 96.9 Home Counties (previously Heart 96.9 Bedford) – Letchworth, Hitchin, Baldock

  • Heart 97.6 Home Counties for Beds, Bucks, Herts (previously Heart 97.6 Dunstable) – St Albans, Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Hitchin, Berkhamstead, Harpenden

  • Radio Verulam 92.6 – St Albans, Harpenden, London Colney, Colney Heath, Radlett and Shenley

  • Watford's Vibe 107.6FM – Watford, Rickmansworth, Kings Langley, Tring and Berkhamsted