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Five parks and nature reserves in North Herts have received Green Flag Awards to recognise the importance of well-managed green spaces.


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Flying, if you must, will probably make the most significant contribution to your annual carbon footprint. Aircraft fuel is disproportionately cheap, making for cheap package holidays, which Airport Duties have yet to properly address.


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A property in Shefford which was linked to multiple reports of anti-social behaviour has now closed for three months.


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Police teams in Stevenage have been celebrating Black History Month (BHM) this week by recognising the contributions of their own black, Asian and minority ethnic officers and police staff, and launching a new initiative to greater improve knowledge and understanding of the communities they serve.


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In response to the government’s controversial decision to discontinue free school meals for children into the school holidays, Stevenage Borough Council has set up a Lunch Box club, while a restaurant in the town has also offered to help.


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Professor of Nutrigenetics at UEA and director of Norwich Institute of Healthy Ageing, Anne-Marie Minihane discusses how changing our eating habits and behaviours, including adopting a Mediterranean-style diet, can protect against cognitive decline.


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Ian Stewart, who is accused of murdering his wife Diane in Bassingbourn in 2010, was due to enter a plea today at St Albans Crown Court – but the hearing was adjourned.


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A new adaptation of The Secret Garden finally arrives at cinemas and on Sky Cinema this week after its much-delayed UK release. So where was The Secert Garden 2020 filmed?


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With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.


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Two businesses in Letchworth have been targeted by burglars, with damage caused to both premises.


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This year’s Remembrance Sunday service in Stevenage will be closed to the public due to coronavirus restrictions.


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A mother and baby and two police officers have been discharged from hospital following a crash in Stevenage yesterday.


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A pair of Hitchin residents have shared the story of how they started a squirrel sanctuary in their home that has become wildly popular online.


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Armed police responded to a call out in Stevenage earlier this week, after reports that a firearm had been seen in a vehicle.


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A motion that could have provided more than 2,000 children in North Hertfordshire with weekly food vouchers until 2021 was voted down by a majority of Conservative MPs last night.


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North East Hertfordshire MP Sir Oliver Heald has voted against extending free school meals to the Christmas holidays, despite initially pushing for the scheme back in the summer.


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Plans have been revealed by a passionate charity group that could see a historic Hitchin building restored to its former glory.


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Hertfordshire County Council’s health chief has said that a patchwork tier system across the county “would not work”.


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A well-known charity fundraiser who sold poppies outside Sainsbury’s in Stevenage for decades has launched an online poppy appeal this year due to coronavirus.


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CCTV images of two men have been released by police, as officers investigate a burglary in Hitchin.


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