Sunday, February 11, 2018

Councillor Lynda Needham, leader of North Herts District Council, reflects on the role of women in society – the progress that’s been made in striving for equality, and the work that still needs to be done.

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Lynda Needham
Sunday, January 21, 2018

The profession of ‘colporteur’ no longer exists in the 21st century, but in the decades either side of 1900 these door-to-door book salesmen were a ubiquitous part of British life.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Comet Chief Reporter Martin Elvery considers whether Britain’s benefits system is failing people like Stevenage pensioner James Smith and mum-of-four Michelle McFarland who are caught up in a cycle of ill health, depression and poverty.

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Stevenage Borough Council
Monday, October 2, 2017

A mechanic from Stevenage fought off four kidnappers to escape after they stripped him naked and bundled him into the boot of their car.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A hardy Hitchin couple have completed a decade-long Highland odyssey by climbing all 282 of the Munros – raising nearly £1,800 for charity in the process.

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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
Sunday, June 18, 2017

The brother of an aid worker shot dead by the Taliban while in Afghanistan is taking on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for a charity set up in her memory.

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Barclay School
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Staff at a removal firm near Royston have said the response to their appeal – to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in West London – has been incredible.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

The dark skies suggest foreboding. Rain has started to fall and there is a chill in the air in deepest Cambridgeshire.

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Peter Lilley
Monday, April 10, 2017

Riverain Indoor Bowls Club in Hitchin can now boast its first English men’s national title after three of the club’s men won the English Indoor Bowling Association National Triples at Melton Mowbray.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Will Kerlin has been selected for Great Britain’s U16 squad to play in the Czech Spring Hockey Cup in Prague starting tomorrow (Friday).

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Kay Wilson landed a record seven tries in England Women’s 64-0 win over Scotland in the fourth round of the Women’s Six Nations at the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.

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rugby union
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Storm Doris is bringing strong gales across North Herts all day, as well as causing travel disruption – with the Met Office issuing an amber weather warning relating to high winds.

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