Mon, 15:41

An investigation into the suicide of an abused mum-of-three has found police officers visiting her home six weeks before her death, over a domestic disturbance, had no idea about her partner’s abusive history due to limitations in Hertfordshire police’s reporting systems.

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Mon, 08:00

Concerns The Crooked Billet pub in Stevenage’s Symonds Geen has permanently closed are unfounded.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

The chief executive of the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital and Welwyn Garden City’s New QEII Hospital, has recorded a heartfelt video message thanking the general public for supporting the hospitals and their staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

A sensory garden has been created at a care home to help stimulate residents, particularly those suffering from dementia.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

The owners of two cats who died after it is thought both were shot with an air rifle are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the successful prosecution of whoever is responsible.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Children’s play areas across Stevenage are open from today - with the exception of two - as the coronavirus lockdown continues to ease.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with five theft and fraud offences in Stevenage – and one in Tring – which involved stealing from elderly victims.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

A week-long virtual balloon race launching on Friday will raise money for the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity to support people affected by cancer.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

A shameful 18.9 tonnes of fly-tipped items have been cleared by Stevenage Borough Council over a two-month period.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Stevenage Haven – a charity providing shelter and support for single people experiencing homelessness in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire – is rebranding ahead of expansion.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

It has emerged that more than 130 patients were discharged from two Hertfordshire hospitals into care homes without first being tested for COVID-19.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

It’s time to vote on where you would like to see Covid the Cobra – a snake made of more than 8,500 painted stones – permanently preserved.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

A medical consultant who feared she’d had “last hugs and kisses” with her son and husband after testing positive for COVID-19 and battling the illness at home for two months is now highlighting how a growing number of people with long-term debilitating coronavirus symptoms are classed as mild cases because they are not admitted to hospital.

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

A grieving man mourning the death of his dad, who died just before lockdown began, is using his talent as a DJ to raise money for charity in his father’s memory.

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

A spacecraft built in Stevenage is set to take the closest ever images of the Sun and uncover the secrets of the fiery orb.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Lockdown due to COVID-19 has kept victims of domestic abuse trapped behind closed doors with their tormentors, and Herts police officers are reminding those affected that help is available.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

A plaque in public gardens in Stevenage has been removed by the local authority after it was targeted by vandals more than once within a matter of days.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has spoken out about his struggles at school in Stevenage due to his dyslexia.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

A sterile pharmacy unit has officially opened at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, allowing injectable chemotherapy drugs to be made on site.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

A trio have been accused of fraud after allegedly faking a neurological condition to swindle a care package worth more than £700,000 out of Herts County Council.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage has won a contract from the European Space Agency to create a rover that will bring rock samples back from the surface of Mars.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has played a part in a groundbreaking clinical trial which has found the first drug to improve survival rates in certain coronavirus patients.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A senior doctor in emergency medicine suspended from UK medical practice for misconduct which could have led to the death of patients at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital has had his suspension extended.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

The rebuilding of a pet charity’s rehoming centre has begun, despite financial struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Two cats have died after apparently being shot with an air rifle in Knebworth, and there is also growing concern over pets being fatally poisoned in the village.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

A trampoline park has permanently closed less than four years after it first opened, due in part to “the difficulties the COVID-19 crisis has presented”.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

As shops forced to close to help slow the spread of coronavirus prepare to reopen on Monday, measures have been put in place in Stevenage town centre to help ensure shoppers maintain social distancing.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A last-ditch effort to stop 800 homes being built on swathes of countryside with cultural and historical significance has failed, allowing “a vicious attack on our environment”.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

People against plans for 618 homes, a primary and pre-school, an 80-bed care home and up to 50 assisted living homes on the outskirts of Stevenage “will be bitterly disappointed and angered” that an 11th hour bid to stop the development has failed.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

The fact some Cabinet members have managed to maintain their hairstyles 12 weeks into lockdown is raising a few eyebrows - under overgrown hair - in Stevenage.

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