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The full closure of the M25 anti-clockwise between Junction 25 for the A10 and Junction 23 for the A1(M) due to a serious crash has been removed.

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The M25 has been shut anti-clockwise between Junction 25 and Junction 23 after a serious crash between Potters Bar and South Mimms this evening.

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A Stevenage mum has won a slimming award after losing half her body weight in under 12 months.

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Stevenage FC and shirt sponsors Burger King have teamed up to for new global advertising campaign to try to turn Boro into the biggest club in the online world.

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Three Baldock organisations have been awarded funding of £2,000 by North Herts District Council's Baldock District Area Committee.

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A Letchworth rugby coach has been rewarded with a once in a lifetime trip to Japan after years of volunteer work supporting adults with disabilities in grassroots rugby.

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Plans for a £300 million investment in social housing in Stevenage have been 'trashed' due to a shock increase in interest rates for council lending, but the town centre regeneration is said to remain on track.

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A community football tournament kicked off National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Sunday.

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A 49-year-old who will back in his home town next month to run a half marathon has spoken about what it was like to be homeless.

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A Hitchin swimmer set a new world record at the European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships.

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An extraordinary meeting due to take place tonight will decide the future of Ickleford Pre-School, after committee members and senior staff concluded it "did not consider it viable to continue".

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A police chase which started in Buntingford ended on an A1(M) slip road near Stevenage on Monday - with a Vauxhall Corsa smashing into a stationary car waiting at a red light.

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A man who refused to give a group of teenagers a cigarette was left with a suspected broken finger after being attacked near a Letchworth park.

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A PE teacher who has been fighting for his life since being diagnosed with cancer a year ago is walking 1,000 miles in a bid to raise £10,000 to help fund a charity's groundbreaking research into the killer disease.

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An 'adopt a child event' will be held in Hatfield today (Oct 16).

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A memorial event for teenager Luke Hobson who sadly died following an accident during a training session at a Hitchin hockey club was held at the weekend.

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The A1(M) southbound is currently at a stand still due to a major car crash involving multiple vehicles between Junction 6 for Welwyn and Junction 7 for Stevenage.

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Ickleford Primary School is set to reopen tomorrow following two days of closure due to heating failures.

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The government has put reforming the railways at the heart of its legislative agenda known as the Queen's Speech.

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A former Herts county councillor was arrested on Monday while protesting for climate activist group Extinction Rebellion.

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A fire in Codicote which saw one of the largest thatched roofs in the UK go up in flames is being treated as arson, police have confirmed today.

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Cash was stolen from a hospice charity shop in Letchworth town centre during an overnight burglary over the weekend.

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A 13-year-old Letchworth boy featured on 'Paul O'Grady's Little Heroes' on Thursday evening, with the ITV programme following his journey as he underwent life-changing brain surgery.

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Police investigating a burglary in Hitchin are appealing for witnesses with information to come forward.

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The second part of Finn's Law is expected to progress more quickly after it was mentioned in the Queen's speech - delivered at the opening of Parliament on Monday.

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Choosing between carpet and flooring can be tricky. Do you opt for a carpet because of its warmth and comfort, or do you choose flooring because it's easier to clean and gives your room a sleek and modern feel?

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CCTV images have been released after a Hitchin man in his 90s was robbed in a distraction burglary last week - by a woman pretending to be his carer.

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A village primary school is closed today and will not reopen until Thursday following heating failures.

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The body of a mum who died in a freak accident while on holiday in France will be flown home today thanks to the generosity of people who raised the money to cover the repatriation costs.

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Heavy rain is expected to hit large parts of the UK this afternoon, including across Hertfordshire.

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The really low conviction rate when it comes to rape allegations could impact on whether victims come forward, Herts Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd has warned, prompting him to look at greater scrutiny of allegations that do not get to court.

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A Hitchin counselling charity has joined forces with 80s pop star Kim Wilde in a mammoth fundraising effort.

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A housing assocation has raised more than £3,000 for North Herts Samaritans after a year of charity fundraising.

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Care home residents in Knebworth have their pencils at the ready ahead of the 2019 Big Draw Festival.

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Mount Vernon Cancer Centre - the main radiotherapy centre for our area - will be moved to another site following a review which found the dilapidated estate is not fit for purpose and staff shortages are putting patients at risk.

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A carpenter warned by doctors he may never walk again after falling 12 feet from a roof and breaking his back has raised £1,500 in a charity boxing match after support from a Stevenage gym.

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Residents at a Hitchin care home have performed a play to remember - after spending months in rehearsal.

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A Stevenage discovery centre has officially opened its doors with a sell-out family event called Space Saturday.

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Nestled in a hilltop village not far from London a country estate could be your next move.

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Joy Morgan's mum said she can now "say goodbye properly" after a body found in woodland near Stevenage was confirmed as the murdered Hatfield student yesterday.

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There were long delays on the A1(M) northbound this morning due to a crash near the Welwyn junction.

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A derelict grade II-listed building in Codicote has been seriously damaged by fire for a second time in just over four years - with firefighters working through the night to battle the blaze at the thatched-roof house.

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Be extra vigilant of deer - that's the message from Hertfordshire County Council to motorists this autumn.

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A Stevenage man has been hailed a hero after saving the life of a 78-year-old pensioner who became trapped in his home after a fall.

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Henlow's Paul Harris talks to the Comet about what it means to live with depression to mark World Mental Health Day.

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A body found in woodland near Stevenage has been identified as murdered Hatfield student Joy Morgan, police have confirmed this evening.

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A Stevenage running club is raising funds for Mind in Mid Herts this week to mark World Mental Health Day.

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