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Hertfordshire will need a number of waste and recycling 'super sites' to keep up with demand by 2031, it has been reported.

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A co-founder of a software company has cycled from one corner of the UK to the other, raising more than £50,000 to help 21 Stevenage families in need.

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Rhythms of the World is set to return this weekend, going back to its roots with a day-long event at Hitchin Town Hall.

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A Stevenage primary school has celebrated the opening of its new wildife area.

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Bathstore, which has its headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, has been placed under administration today - putting jobs at the company under threat.

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Students at a Stevenage-based performing arts school took to the Royal Albert Hall stage on Sunday - performing in front of an audience of more than 4,000 people.

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There are delays on the trains this afternoon after a vehicle collided with a railway bridge in the Hitchin area.

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Police officers have today released a CCTV image of a girl they would like to speak to in connection with an assault at a Letchworth bus stop.

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Police officers have been trialling the use of body armour for dogs, following the near-fatal stabbing of police dog Finn.

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North Hertfordshire Musueum will officially open to the public next week - almost nine years after plans were first given the go-ahead.

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A Stevenage service club is calling on fellow members of the community to help create a child's dream sensory garden.

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Plans for a proposed £20 million redevelopment in Hitchin have been submitted.

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Hertfordshire saw 43 reported sex offences against under-18s with an online element this year, a 34 per cent increase over four years.

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Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace has called for fans to invest in the club's equity offering scheme to help boost their playing budget by £1.2 million.

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Stevenage dog owners thoroughly enjoyed this year's installment of Doggie Day on Sunday.

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A 450-year-old Hitchin pub is set to reopen as a bar and restaurant this summer after a £500,000 renovation.

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Did you see a car accident in Stevenage yesterday evening?

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Residents at Jubilee Court in Stevenage were treated to a special charity opera performance earlier this month.

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More than 500 runners competed in one of Hertfordshire's toughest and oldest road races yesterday.

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The major renovation of a Grade I listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage - has taken a step forward, with a construction company appointed and works now under way.

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Thousands of households in North Hertfordshire are living in fuel poverty, figures show.

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Veterans, cadets and the public are set to come together to mark Armed Forces Day 2019 on Saturday.

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Six teenage girls took part in a sleep out to raise money for Stevenage and Hitchin drop-in service Feed Up Warm Up.

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House prices in North Hertfordshire increased by 1.2 per cent in April, despite witnessing a 5 per cent fall over the last 12 months.

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North Herts District Council has installed new wooden fitness equipment at Great Ashby District Park in Stevenage following public consultation.

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Thirteen schools in Stevenage and the surrounding area have forged a new partnership with schools in Nepal as part of a global education programme.

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The Letchworth Vintage Festival is set for its second year next weekend, bringing the roaring '20s back to the town centre.

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An unpaid carer in Stevenage has spoken of his pride following an awareness walk held in the town.

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Organisers have confirmed that Stotfold Mill Steam Fair and Country Show will go ahead next year following an influx of new volunteers.

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Passengers travelling on Great Northern services today between London King's Cross and Cambridge/Ely/Kings Lynn could experience delays of up to 60 minutes due to a shortage of train crew.

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With girls missing school when they have their period because they can't afford to buy sanitary products, Stevenage Borough Council is backing an initiative to help combat the problem.

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As a former project manager, Norman Phillips is used to difficult decisions and tough situations. But now as a full-time sandwich carer, the 67-year-old has had to accept coping with chaos, rather than managing it.

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Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami says he "sympathises" with a politician who has been suspended for grabbing a climate change activist by the neck.

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Broadway Theatre is inviting children aged 10 to 16 to audition for a part in the junior chorus of The Wind in the Willows Christmas theatre production, which will be staged in December.

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A Hitchin childcare service was suspended by Ofsted with immediate effect following an inspection yesterday.

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In 1796, Dr Edward Jenner invented the world's first vaccine. Still, today, it remains the best prevention method against disease. Vaccination UK has over 40 years of experience in vaccine administration and high-quality customer care. Their clinical director Denise Chalkley is here to explain why the vaccination remains so effective and why you need to make sure you've been immunised.

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NHS England has stepped in to review the East and North Herts NHS Trust's cancer centre following "concerns regarding the long-term sustainability of the services".

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A Stotfold family have told their story in a letter sent to residents across North Herts, highlighting the importance of Garden House Hospice Care, and the role it played when mum Bev was diagnosed with bowel cancer.

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A Year 7 student from Thomas Alleyne Academy in Stevenage completed an 84km cycle last Sunday as part of the town's Bike Week.

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The Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation has said it is "committed to an open and ongoing dialogue with the community" over plans to build houses on land it owns - and says it shares residents' passion for garden city principles.

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A free summer fair is being held at a Stevenage music studio this weekend, a year on from a "soul-destroying" flood which left the premises needing a complete refurbishment.

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Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami has declared his support for Boris Johnson as the final stage of the Conservative leadership race approaches.

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A scheme aimed at enabling a community to save the future of its village pub has launched.

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Citizens Advice North Herts will now provide an extra weekly drop-in session as well as a new advisory service for residents.

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Police arrested a woman motorist on suspicion of drink-driving in Letchworth, after being alerted by a CCTV controller more than seven miles away.

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A deputy head has been recognised for her many contributions to a Stevenage school.

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The daughter of a paramedic who was reportedly beaten by a drunk man while responding to a call in Hitchin on Sunday has spoken out about the devastating effect the assault has had on her mum.

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