Friday, October 19, 2018

Eight employees who lost their jobs following the takeover of a Stevenage coach firm have been awarded a total of more than £40,000.

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Cambridge
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Brave volunteers are set to walk over hot coals of up to 538ºC in Little Wymondley to raise money for a Letchworth-based hospice charity.

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Garden House Hospice Care Letchworth
Friday, October 12, 2018

It takes a very special person to be involved in palliative care, and vicar’s wife Sarah Bell has all the right attributes.

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Letchworth
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hitchin’s Paul Harris opens up about his severe anxiety as we mark World Mental Health Day.

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NHS Hitchin
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Langford’s Hannah Brown, who set up peer-to-peer support group An Ear To Hear after her own experiences of anorexia, gives her thoughts on World Mental Health Day.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, October 8, 2018

The number of pensioner households in Central Bedfordshire will grow by more than three-quarters within 25 years, according to official projections.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

A dad from Arlesey is set for the Royal Parks Half Marathon this Sunday in aid of Tommy’s – the charity that helped him and his family when his daughter when she was born premature.

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Lister Hospital Arlesey
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

People in Stevenage are among the happiest in the UK, according to a new survey from the Office for National Statistics.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Congratulations are due to Cyril and Jean Andrews from St Ippolyts, who today celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary – that’s 70 years of marriage.

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Hitchin
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The number of criminals in Bedfordshire prosecuted for knife crime, after previously being caught carrying a blade, has increased by more than half over the last three years.

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Bedfordshire Police Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Stotfold Shefford Arlesey Potton
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The proportion of five-year-olds getting both MMR jabs in Central Bedfordshire is higher than average, but still below target.

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NHS Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Herts County Council have decided to go ahead with proposals to put a weight restriction on all or part of the A507.

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Baldock

Bedfordshire Police close investigations without identifying a suspect in almost nine out of 10 household burglaries and seven in 10 reported vehicle thefts, new analysis shows.

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Bedfordshire Police Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton Shefford Stotfold Arlesey
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A scaffolder from Stevenage has been given a 12-year extended sentence for fondling, kissing and trying to have sex with a woman who has learning difficulties.

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St Albans Crown Court Stevenage
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Lilley businessman Dino Maroudias has a new spring in his step – not just thanks to the life-saving kidney donated by his brother Andy in 2007, but also to his growing reputation as a sportsman with the Great Britain transplant athletes team.

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Hitchin
Monday, August 20, 2018

Hundreds of workers in North Herts, Stevenage and Central Beds are claiming Universal Credit as their low wages are not enough to live on.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

The number of couples forming civil partnerships in Central Bedfordshire has fallen dramatically since same-sex marriage was legalised, ONS figures show.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Car thefts increased last year in Bedfordshire according to the latest police recorded crime figures, likely propelled by an increase in keyless cars.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A drunken burglar from Stotfold “went berserk” and caused almost £75,000 in damage to a family’s Lake District second home during a five-day trespass.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Across the UK, public toilets have been closing – but not in Stevenage.

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Stevenage
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A group being set up to help councils co-ordinate economic growth in the Oxford-Cambridge corridor, including Bedfordshire, has been labelled a quango and compared to the ill-fated regional assemblies.

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Nigel Young Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Cambridge Oxford
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Plans to build thousands of homes on Green Belt land in North Herts and Stevenage will do nothing to help ease the affordable housing crisis, campaigners have warned.

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Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth Royston Baldock
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Drug-related deaths have risen across North Herts, Stevenage and the surrounding districts over the last three years, reflecting a national rise in fatalities over the period.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Professional sommelier Duncan Gammie has been given the go-ahead to open his “dream” wine bar in Hitchin.

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North Herts District Council Hitchin
Friday, August 3, 2018

Letchworth-based Garden House Hospice Care has been given a cash boost by a group of runners, who have raised more than £4,000 for the cause.

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Garden House Hospice Care Letchworth
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A debt of £3 million has been run up by a firm managing Central Bedfordshire’s legal affairs.

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Adam Zerny Nigel Young Central Beds Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton
Saturday, July 28, 2018

A Hitchin mum who used her redundancy money 11 years ago to start a baby massage service from home is set to expand her social enterprise business into China, Malta and St Helena.

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Hitchin
Friday, July 27, 2018

An increase in the amount of money it can borrow could enable Central Bedfordshire Council to provide more affordable housing.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Sandy Potton Arlesey Shefford Stotfold
Thursday, July 26, 2018

A scheme to create a housing development company in Central Bedfordshire is likely to go straight to the council’s executive to rule on because a report about it needed rewriting.

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