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Loneliness Awareness Week - which runs until Friday - highlights the striking fact that more than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely. We take a look at two North Herts projects that are helping people to connect.

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Hitchin Letchworth
Sunday, June 16, 2019

Garden House Hospice Care is set to mark Loneliness Awareness Week with the launch of a new film introducing people to its Compassionate Neighbours project.

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Stevenage North Herts

Stevenage Borough Council has become the latest authority to declare a climate emergency, committing to a package of measures designed to cut carbon emissions.

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Stevenage
Sunday, June 9, 2019

More than 100 homeowners in North Herts have taken advantage of new laws allowing them to build bigger extensions without planning permission, new figures show.

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North Herts
Monday, June 3, 2019

Read what Langford's Hannah Brown believes needs to change to provide better treatment for eating disorders after her own experience with anorexia.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Last time the residents of North Hertfordshire had the opportunity to vote in EU elections, fewer than two in five potential voters turned up to their local polling station.

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North Herts
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hundreds of under-75s have died from stroke and heart disease in East and North Hertfordshire in recent years as progress in reducing death rates for the conditions slows, new figures show.

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North Herts
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the policy could relieve pressure on low-income families while supporting new industries in neglected parts of the country.

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North Herts
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The proportion of pensioners to working age people in North Hertfordshire will rise in the coming years, according to new figures.

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North Herts

Stevenage borough councillors have signalled their determination that work to regenerate and renew the railway station in Stevenage will still go ahead - despite the plans for a 'new' station having been removed from the emerging local plan.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

With more than 40,000 runners taking on the London Marathon on Sunday, we checked in with some from Stevenage, North Herts and Central Bedfordshire to see how they got on.

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London Marathon Stevenage North Herts

Organisers of a three-day music festival in Todds Green, near Stevenage, are to be allowed to serve food and alcohol to revellers until 1am - after seeking an extension from councillors.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Multiple sclerosis sufferers in North Herts are likely to have lost part of their mobility benefit under the new system, data has revealed.

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North Herts
Friday, April 12, 2019

A group of Hitchin schoolchildren have become the first to graduate from an innovative, ground-breaking project at Letchworth-based Garden House Hospice Care.

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Hitchin Letchworth
Thursday, April 4, 2019

A nursery school in Hitchin has today been give the go-ahead to take children as young as two.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ownership of a multi-million pound piece of public art at Stevenage's newly-named Barclay Academy will be retained by Herts County Council, even though the school now belongs to a private sponsor.

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Herts County Council Barclay School Stevenage
Thursday, February 7, 2019

Money is one of the biggest causes of stress and anxiety and can lead to serious mental health issues, writes Kim Masters on Time to Talk Day 2019.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Funds have been allocated to stop HGVs using a country lane as a shortcut, as part of Herts County Council's budget-setting process.

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Herts County Council
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Hertfordshire's adult care boss has highlighted some of the significant issues facing the care system - both locally and nationally - during a hearing at the House of Lords.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Friday, January 18, 2019

Terry Woolfe from the Stevenage Liberal Synagogue has been discussing this year's Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Stevenage Borough Council Stevenage
Thursday, December 27, 2018

It was a healthy start to the month as many seemingly stuck to those new year's resolutions and came out in their hundreds to support the launch of Letchworth parkrun.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A transport service which patients rely on to take them to and from hospital appointments has been axed.

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Nick Carver NHS Herts County Council Lister Hospital
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Plans for the future of the Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service will now go out to consultation, despite concerns that had led to a temporary halt in the process.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Bosses at Stevenage's Lister Hospital are looking at ways to speed up the time it takes to hand over patients from ambulance staff to the Emergency Department, having plummeted from being the best performer in the east of England to having less than half of cases meet national targets.

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Lister Hospital NHS Stevenage
Friday, December 14, 2018

Residents at a Letchworth care home were well and truly in the Christmas spirit last Wednesday, as they took a festive trip to Frosts Garden Centre in Willington.

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Letchworth
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Health bosses at the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust are investigating after a patient was injected with local anaesthetic on the wrong side of their body.

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Stevenage
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Violent drug gangs have taken hold in Stevenage, with police officers raiding homes, making arrests and seizing thousands of pounds worth of illegal drugs every week in a bid to tackle the growing problem.

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Herts police
Sunday, December 2, 2018

A £450,000 scheme for two temporary travellers sites in Central Bedfordshire has cleared another hurdle - but where they are located will need to be thoroughly debated, councillors have said.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, December 1, 2018

A former Shefford care home is to be turned into temporary housing for local people in need of a roof over their head.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Shefford
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Following the centenary of the WWI Armistice being signed and the conclusion of a weekly column in the Comet to mark every week of the conflict for the past four years, military historian and Herts at War project manager Dan Hill reflects on what has been achieved

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Stevenage Hitchin Letchworth

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