Review of 2006: June

THREE men and women involved in a family enterprise to supply cocaine were jailed for a total of 28 years. A judge said that when police raided the house in Valley Way, Stevenage, they discovered £50,000 worth of cocaine, £6,000 worth of amphetamine and

THREE men and women involved in a 'family' enterprise to supply cocaine were jailed for a total of 28 years. A judge said that when police raided the house in Valley Way, Stevenage, they discovered £50,000 worth of cocaine, £6,000 worth of amphetamine and £197,509 in cash stashed in various places all over the house.

The dominant figure behind the trade was former boxer Geoffrey Glencross. His son, fiancée and fiancée's son were also involved.

* A lollipop man went back on patrol after a council U-turn on retirement age. Ken Burton had worked outside Strathmore School in Hitchin for four years until he turned 75 in December 2004 and was told that Hertfordshire County Council could no longer employ him because of his age.

However, in May this year, he received a phone call offering him his old job back. Mr Burton said: "I said 'there's a little problem' and they said 'what's that?' and I said 'well, I haven't got any younger!


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