Posted: Tuesday 31st October 2017
Are you struggling to find reliable sources of information to support critical aspects of your life – such as your health and wellbeing, money, benefits or work? Try Information4living
available for free via www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib
for library members.
Fully searchable by postcode, this website links directly to local information in your area as well as key national sources such as www.gov.uk for government departments and www.nhs.uk the UK’s largest health website which provides information and advice to help you manage your healthcare
Do you ever wonder about where your family came from and what jobs your ancestors had? Try two family history websites for free in any Hertfordshire library.
Find My Past has over four billion records and eleven million historic newspaper pages and Ancestry has access to one billion searchable UK family history records. On both of these sites you can search military records, parish records, censuses, births, marriages and deaths, passenger lists and phone books. Go to www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib to start discovering more about your family’s history.
www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib can lead you to titles in the Reading Well Books on Prescription collections which aim to help you to manage and understand your health by reading. There are 4 collections of books available to borrow covering mental health, dementia, long term conditions and one, Shelf Help, aimed at young people with worries about bullying,
Your council needs you!
We want to make sure our information is getting to our residents through the right channels and we need your help to do so by completing a short survey.
This survey is to ask:
- What you think about Hertfordshire County Council
- Where you get your news and information both online and offline
- Where you get information about Hertfordshire County Council
The survey takes about 10 minutes and is mainly multiple choice. We appreciate your help.