Yesterday, 12:11

Stevenage Borough Council has adopted a climate change strategy to see the town achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

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Yesterday, 09:16

A dad who suffered the devastating loss of his daughter, who was stillborn, will be running a marathon distance in her memory to help fund research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth.

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Thu, 09:18

A teenager with a disability has been shortlisted for the BBC Young Writers’ Award after penning a short story which challenges people’s preconceptions of disability and celebrates the transformative power of difference.

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Tue, 10:48

During Sepsis Awareness Month a brave teacher who had her hands and feet amputated – after contracting coronavirus and then sepsis – wants to highlight the signs and symptoms of the life-threatening condition in a bid to save lives.

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Tue, 09:21

Hertfordshire’s lead GPs - Doctor Prag Moodley and Doctor Nicolas Small - have teamed up to provide answers for some common dilemmas facing people concerned about COVID-19.

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Mon, 13:54

A graffiti artist determined to turn a town’s dreary underpasses into public art galleries is appealing for people to support his community project.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A Grade I listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage - has officially reopened following a £1million renovation which took more than a year to complete.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

The sister of a senior paramedic killed when her motorbike was involved in a crash has started a petition as part of the family’s continued fight for justice two years after her death.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

A cancer charity facing “a tsunami of demand” at a time when fundraising from its flagship event is set to hit a devastating low is appealing for urgent help.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A teacher who had her hands and feet amputated after contracting coronavirus and then sepsis is making great progress in learning to master her new prosthetic limbs, intent on returning to a full life and helping other people.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A town’s annual charter fair has been cancelled for the first time in its 739-year history, but a token stall will be set up to ensure the event retains its Royal Charter.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

The boss of a charity that runs leisure facilities across Stevenage says – with the right help – the business can survive the financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis and be sustainable in the future.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Additional free parking and outdoor seating areas are just two of the ways a council is aiming to attract more customers to a high street and help businesses recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

A charity set up in memory of a young doctor killed by Taliban while delivering aid in Afghanistan has closed a decade after her death, but a memorial fund will ensure her legacy continues.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Aerospace company Airbus, which has a site in Stevenage, has launched an initiative to increase the involvement of small and medium-sized businesses in future satellite communications services.

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

More than 130 people joined a walk to celebrate countryside with cultural and historical significance, before 800 homes are built there.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

A board responsible for driving forward transformation in Stevenage has a new chairman.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Hospital treatment waiting times have rocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 400 per cent increase in East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust patients waiting more than a year.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The widow of a man who lost his brave battle with motor neurone disease last year, robbing him of the chance to see his two young daughters grow up, is running 100 miles to raise money towards research into a cure for the devastating illness.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Thousands of isolated older people in Hertfordshire received special packs to help improve their mental wellbeing during lockdown.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A teenage boy with autism, whose deep-seated fear of change left him unable to get his hair cut for more than a decade, has had his long locks chopped to raise money for the hospice which cared for his mum before she died last year.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Having witnessed gang culture first-hand, lost friends to heroin addiction and been deeply affected by the murder of a close friend when he was a teenager, a dad-of-two has written his debut novel to highlight the widespread problem of drugs and violence in many towns.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

An animal welfare charity is asking for people’s help in calling on the government to take urgent action over an impending pet crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

A skilled volunteer is being sought to lay block paving as part of a project to create a sensory garden at a primary school.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

A charity is appealing for volunteers to help load tens of thousands of donated books into a shipping container, which will then be sent to Kenya and converted into a library for a deprived community.

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

A busy pedestrian subway in Stevenage has been repainted with colourful designs by a talented graffiti and mural artist.

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

A sex offender has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for repeatedly abusing two children, starting when they were just two and four years old.

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Friday, August 21, 2020

A celebration of life was held yesterday at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital for a doctor who died of COVID-19 in May.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

People in Stevenage are being invited to bid for a share of £5,000 to help fund projects which will improve the economic, social or environmental wellbeing of those in the town.

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Sunday, August 16, 2020

With reports of packed beaches and pubs, and increasing concern the UK is heading for a second wave of COVID-19, the heartbroken widow of a man who died after contracting coronavirus is urging people not to be selfish and to “think of others first”.

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