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Police have launched a witness appeal after a parked moped was damaged in a collision which followed an argument in a Hitchin street on Good Friday.

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A play designed to strip dementia of its fear and help prevent the isolation of sufferers is set to be performed by a pop-up theatre company with a pay-what-you-can policy.

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An 11-year-old boy who went missing from his home in Arlesey today has been found safe.

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Jousting is due to take place at Knebworth House this Easter.

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Two 22-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of drugs-related offences after a police chase between Hitchin and Luton late last night.

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Great Northern trains are running at reduced speed – with delays and cancellations – after a points failure at Cambridge this afternoon.

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A lane of the A1(M) has been blocked this afternoon following a crash between Junction 7 for Stevenage and Junction 6 for Welwyn.

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Letchworth-based charity the MS Trust is encouraging people with the condition to introduce activity into their daily lives with free Zumba class ahead of MS Awareness Week.

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A detective chief inspector has spoken about the intricacies of stalking and harassment cases after figures revealed that on average there was at least one reported every day in North Herts last year.

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This year’s Stevenage Walking Festival will take place from May 4 to 12.

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Members of North Herts Road Runners showed their support for the Great British Spring Clean by launching a litter-picking blitz on the Letchworth Greenway.

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A life-saving scanner that can spot the early signs of liver damage has been bought by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity to help launch a Fibroscan service.

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There’s still time to recognise your unsung heroes, but the deadline for entries for this year’s Comet Community Awards is now less than 48 hours away.

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Police have named the victim of a car crash in Suffolk as a 21-year-old man from Stevenage.

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A 38-year-old man was arrested in Stevenage yesterday following an altercation between two people, which resulted in one of them allegedly being threatened with an axe.

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A man was robbed, allegedly at knifepoint, in Hitchin just after 4pm on Tuesday, April 16.

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A chemical spill in Hitchin has left at least one person with burns to their skin.

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The Letchworth, Hitchin & District Branch of the Royal Air Forces Association held its first monthly coffee morning for members and ex-Royal Air Force personnel earlier this month.

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The daughter of an 89-year-old woman with dementia who is confined to a wheelchair says her mother can no longer shop in a town centre superstore because all the trolleys for use with a wheelchair have either been stolen or vandalised.

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Great Northern services between Royston and Hitchin are prone to delays and cancellations this morning.

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The Stevenage Conservatives have defended an election leaflet which says the Labour-run Stevenage Borough Council is “hiding millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money in reserves” – after the town’s Labour leader accused the group of “blatant lies”.

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The North Hertfordshire and Stevenage Liberal Democrats has withdrawn its support for one of its local election candidates.

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A police helicopter has been searcing above Baldock and Letchworth following reports of an assault this morning.

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A Stevenage man was suprised to find himself at gun-point surrounded by police after carrying a sword on a train.

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With child internet use at an all time high, there are more sexual predators than can be dealt with by police, according to a national safeguarding online team, Cobra UK.

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Redundancies are being made at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline in Stevenage as part of “a new approach to research and development”.

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McDonald’s in Stevenage town centre is set to permanently close, prompting concerns about the significant number of vacant retail units in the shopping area.

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A new pet grooming shop is opening for business in Letchworth’s The Arcade next week and will be hosting an open day this weekend.

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All lines have reopened between Peterborough and London King’s Cross via Stevenage following a problem with the overhead electric wires.

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London North Eastern Railway are advising customers not to travel today following a problem between Peterborough and Stevenage.

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Members of the public are being urged to come forward after a man sustained minor injuries during an assault in a Sainsbury’s store in Hitchin.

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A woman was told to “go back to where you came from” during two racially aggravated incidents in Letchworth.

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More than 70 people turned out for the funeral of a homeless man who died in the bitter cold.

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A franchisee – whose business covers Hitchin, Letchworth and Stotfold – has been recognised for providing classes and services to more than 5,000 families in one year.

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Hertfordshire commuter Hope Brotherton has been reflecting how delays, cancellations and lengthier journey times on Great Northern rail services have increased levels of stress and anxiety for herself and others – to mark Stress Awareness Month.

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Families in Stevenage, Letchworth, Hatfield, Welwyn, St Albans and beyond are invited to join a free weight management programme being offered county-wide.

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The colourful Sikh festival Vaisakhi took place in Hitchin on Saturday with a parade through the town.

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Police are appealing for information after a man exited a car while it was travelling along the A1(M) near Stevenage.

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A man in his 30s was arrested at Hitchin railway station on Friday afternoon on suspicion of a grooming offence.

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The public have been asked to establish what changes should be made in Hertfordshire to help make the NHS better for local people.

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A University of Hertfordshire researcher known as ‘Dr Dance’ spoke to us about the link between rhythm and Parkinson’s, being on the same stage as President Obama – and the importance of cake.

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Fire crews are dealing with a lorry fire on the hard shoulder of the southbound carriageway of the A1(M) between Junction 7 and 8 for Stevenage.

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The southbound line between Stevenage and Cambridge is blocked this morning, after a fault on a train between Hitchin and Royston.

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A Hitchin-based counselling service has been awarded £117,040 by BBC Children in Need.

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A Stevenage bookmakers was the target of an attempted armed robbery last night after a man entered the store with a suspected handgun.

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A new term is set to begin at the Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, which will bring even more classes and workshops – after introducing 80 new sessions in January.

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