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Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors in North Herts teamed up on yesterday evening to form a coalition administration – with no Conservative representation on a new-look executive team.


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More than 60 brave men and women abseiled off the top of Stevenage’s Lister Hospital on Sunday to raise money for the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals Charity.


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Gin lovers flocked to Hitchin Town Hall onSaturday for the Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse Spirit of Gin Festival.


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A drop-in service – which provides food, company, clothes and much more to the homeless and vulnerable in North Herts – has opened a pop-up shop in Letchworth town centre to help support the cause.


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Our annual Comet Community Awards took place this evening – with 12 worthy winners, alongside our fantastic finalists, celebrating great work and achievements in Stevenage and North Herts over the last year.


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Concerns are growing for the welfare and safety of a missing Letchworth man who has not been seen since 5pm yesterday.


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Two men have been arrested in Stevenage on suspicion of drugs offences during a national week of action agasinst county lines gang activity.


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There was family fun aplenty at Hitchin’s Walsworth Festival on Sunday, much to the delight of organisers.


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A stepfather has hit back at “judgemental” comments made by people in a Baldock community Facebook group following an incident in the town on Wednesday.


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Parents will march in protest of inadequate support for children with special educational needs in Hertfordshire next Thursday.


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A former Paralympian who is registered as blind is getting ready to participate in the first Great Hertfordshire Area of Natural Beauty Marathon organised by Garden House Hospice Care.


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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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A Walkern woman has been praised by the Prime Minister for her work helping terminally ill patients after setting up a charity in her mother’s memory.


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This weekend’s Duxford Air Festival will celebrate 75 years of the jet engine.


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Police were appealing for help to trace Stevenage man William Mott, who went missing this morning.


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Hitchin and Letchworth outdoor swimming pools will officially open for the summer season on Saturday, 25 May. The pools’ opening coincides with the half-term school holiday, which starts Monday, 27 May.


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Letchworth Food & Drink Festival is back this weekend and bigger than ever with more than 80 traders and stalls set to bring food, drink and entertainment.


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CCTV images have been released after a woman’s purse was stolen in Stevenage town centre.


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The deputy head of a Stevenage school, who could be described as “a piece of the furniture”, is retiring after more than two decades of service.


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A Stevenage man has been charged with GBH after two men were left hospitalised following an incident at the town’s leisure park.


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