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A Letchworth woman has swapped teaching kids to helping others choose a healthier lifestyle after her life-changing weight loss left her feeling on top of the world.

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Work is scheduled to start next week on replacing worn-out gas mains in the centre of Hitchin, with concerns over the disruption it may cause.

Temporary traffic lights in place in Hitchin due to roadworks have now been removed.

Temporary traffic lights which were put in place yesterday due to a power cut have been removed – much to the relief of motorists of travelling through Hitchin.

Hertfordshire police and crime commissioner David Lloyd has said a proposed council tax freeze won't affect recruitment.

Herts’ police and crime commissioner has said a proposed freeze in the force’s council tax precept won’t affect a recruitment drive – despite his counterpart in Bedfordshire saying an increase is needed to put extra bobbies on the beat.

Firefighters received a hoax call to The Chequers pub in Stevenage Old Town.

Hoax callers have been told they are put lives at risk after a fake call claimed a Stevenage pub was on fire.

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Oxford United manager Michael Appleton expects a “cup tie environment” for Saturday’s League Two clash with Stevenage at the Lamex Stadium.

Graham Westley shouts from the sidelines

Stevenage manager Graham Westley is looking forward to a clash that “holds a lot of history” for both clubs.

Graham Westley

Stevenage boss Graham Westley has stated any transfer activity before the end of this month’s window will be outgoings rather than new faces at the Lamex Stadium.

Graham Westley

Stevenage boss Graham Westley says it was “hard to accept” an un-noticed foul in the build-up to Shrewsbury’s first goal that tipped the balance in their eventual 3-2 defeat.

Adam Marriott

James Collins’ 88th minute solo effort capped a stand-out individual performance and in the process brought an end to Stevenage’s fine unbeaten run as Boro lost 3-2 at promotion-chasing Shrewsbury.


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