Yesterday, 07:02

A teenager who has battled with an eating disorder for six years has spoken about her struggles, after the specialist team which supports her was awarded £110,000 to recruit more staff to meet demand.

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Herts County Council
Thu, 17:00

A party of pugs with Pawsecco in a pub is not a sight you often see, but it was part of a quirky event at the George and Dragon in Graveley on Saturday.

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Thu, 08:30

People in one of Stevenage’s largest apartment blocks say their lives are being blighted by residents using and dealing drugs.

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Stevenage Borough Council
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A dad with motor neurone disease now has a fighting chance of seeing his young daughters grow up after an appeal to raise £30,000 for stem cell treatment reached its target following a £2,000 donation from two strangers.

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Stevenage
Thursday, September 14, 2017

An electronic patient record computer system has been rolled out by the NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, two months later than planned due to a global cyber attack back in May.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This is your last chance to have your say about a raft of proposed health cuts in Hertfordshire, which include axing NHS-funded IVF and forcing smokers and obese patients to make bigger health improvements before surgery.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A 10-mile cycle ride will take place in Stevenage at the weekend to mark the 15th World Suicide Prevention Day.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

A scientist has been suspended after his misconduct while working for the East and North Herts NHS Trust, which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, meant 10,000 cervical smear slides had to be rechecked and 600 women recalled.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Plans to demolish a 300-year-old cottage to make way for four new houses have been met with fierce objection by those desperate to retain its history.

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Stevenage Borough Council
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Inequality within the region’s ambulance service is prevalent, with basic pay higher for men than women in all areas and a poor representation of women in senior roles.

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Care Quality Commission
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A man who lost eight stone in less than eight months is becoming a weight loss mentor in Stevenage in a bid to help others feel happier in their own skin.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A man who has struggled with a severe stutter for almost 40 years has faced his demons and interviewed 20 entrepreneurs to write a book aimed at inspiring people to break free of their self-imposed limitations and live life to the full.

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Stevenage
Monday, August 7, 2017

The brother of an aid worker shot dead by Taliban while in Afghanistan has taken on the Three Peaks Challenge and helped raise £7,000 for a charity set up in her memory.

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Barclay School
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A popular pub landlord has died after suffering a heart attack shortly after chatting happily with regulars.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A broken toenail and a woman who wanted an escort home are just some of the bizarre reasons why people have called 999 for an ambulance.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A charity music night has been inspired by a man who has been battling a brain tumour for more than a year and has now been told he only has weeks to live.

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Facebook
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A woman who has spent her working life showing ‘endless kindness’ and ensuring children feel safe and happy is retiring tomorrow after 28 years at a Stevenage primary school.

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Stevenage
Thursday, January 19, 2017

A have-a-go hero who saw a thief running away after snatching £100 from a man at a cashpoint gave chase and got the money back.

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Herts police
Saturday, January 14, 2017

An appeal is being made for donors to give blood to ensure hospitals such as Lister in Stevenage can continue to treat patients, as blood stocks are typically low at this time of year.

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NHS
Friday, January 13, 2017

More than 80 people attended a party to celebrate a pensioner who has been organising coach trips for the community for 45 years, but who has had to stop due to ill health.

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John Lloyd
Thursday, January 12, 2017

A developer which promised a scheme for more than 200 town centre flats would offer homes at affordable prices is marketing two-bedroom flats within the development at £379,000.

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Stevenage Borough Council
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The mother of a 19-year-old killed after his car hit a road sign just before Christmas says her son “would have loved every bit” of a party held in his memory on Friday.

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British Army
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A bride-to-be who lost her diamond engagement ring in a car park is delighted after the actions of a kind-hearted woman led to her being reunited with it.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A woman left heartbroken after a gold locket containing her grandmother’s ashes was stolen from her home is appealing for its return.

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Herts Police
Monday, January 9, 2017

Tributes are flooding in for former Stevenage mayor and stalwart councillor Sherma Batson, who died suddenly on Saturday night.

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Sherma Batson
Monday, January 9, 2017

A motorcyclist who came off his bike on a dual carriageway this morning walked away with no injuries.

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Herts Police
Thursday, December 22, 2016

A shop owner who says she was forced to relocate her business due to anti-social behaviour believes the problem will never go away.

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Stevenage
Thursday, December 22, 2016

The funeral of a woman who fought tooth and nail to establish the first wine bar in Hertfordshire was held on Friday, with staff from the restaurant where the bar once stood spilling out onto the street to pay their respects as the cortege went past.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A charity which helps provide emergency accomodation for young people in Hertfordshire has been given a festive cash boost.

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NHS
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A mum whose four-year-old son has a disorder which can cause up to 180 symptoms, including heart defects, is keen to tell his story in a bid to raise awareness of the condition, which is almost as common as Down’s syndrome, but not as widely known.

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