Thursday, 23/11/2017 | 3:45 UTC+0
  • Herts singer Kelle Bryan joins Stroke Association’s latest campaign

    British singer and Bishops Stortford resident, Kelle Bryan, is calling on people across Hertfordshireto join her in supporting the Stroke Association’s latest campaign: Lost for Words. More than 350,000 people in the UK have aphasia, a communication disability which can be caused by stroke. The charity’s Lost for Words campaign aims to raise awareness of

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  • Herts volunteer Special Constables who saved two women have been commended

    The actions of three volunteer Special Constables who put themselves in harm’s way to save two women have been commended. Whilst on duty in the Old Town area of Stevenage on Friday evening (November 10) Special Constables Adam Williams, Brian Robertson and Christopher Jackson were made aware via radio of a fire in an outbuilding

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  • Senior appointment at Stevenage Borough Council

    Stevenage Borough Council has appointed Craig Miller as its new Assistant Director for Stevenage Direct Services. Craig joins from the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, where he was Head of Community Protection and Enforcement. During his seven years there he managed services including waste management, trading standards, commercial services and emergency planning. At Stevenage,

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  • Leading Dean says “Students must be prepared to deal with uncertain times”

    Students must be prepared to deal with uncertain times, says dean of new King’s Business School Graduates need to be better equipped to deal with a volatile and rapidly-changing world, says the dean of London’s newest business school. At the official launch of the King’s Business School, Executive Dean Professor Stephen Bach said the new

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  • 142 additional spaces for cyclists at Watford Junction Railway Station

    A new two-tier bike shelter and four new cycle stands have just been installed by Watford Borough Council at the side of the station and provide an additional 38 secure spaces – 58, when there were previously 20. A further 104 additional spaces will be provided in a purpose-built cycle hub, which is being installed

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  • Secure Your Home with Smart Technology

    According to the UK police force, homes which have no security measures are five times more likely to be burgled than homes where owners have implemented security strategies. In a recent report by the Office of National Statistics and Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) there were an estimated 650,000 domestic burglaries from April

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  • What Does Your Christmas Tree Say About You?

    This year it’s estimated that around 10.6 million Christmas trees, both farmed and artificial will be sold in the UK. * Artificial Christmas tree sales take off on October 30 with sales peaking in the first week of December and most Christmas trees are up and fully decorated by Monday December 4. Robert Dyas has

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  • Watford commemorates First World War hero

    Elected Mayor of Watford Dorothy Thornhill and Rabi Martins, Vice Chairman of Watford Borough Council, will unveil the paving slab outside Major General Pearkes’ birthplace at 127 High Street at 2pm. Major General Pearkes was born in 1888, where he lived over the draper’s shop run by his family in Watford town centre. After emigrating

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  • Inside The Chief Constable’s Annual Awards 2017 at Hertfordshire Constabulary

    Police officers, staff and volunteers have been honoured for their exemplary service and dedication to Hertfordshire Constabulary at the Chief Constable’s annual awards ceremony. The event was held at Hatfield House on the evening of Tuesday, October 17 and was attended by more than 100 people. Student Officer of the Year winner – PC Kelly

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