Monday, 22/1/2018 | 8:08 UTC+0
  • Over 300 Hertfordshire roads get a makeover

    Nearly 300 residential roads countywide will get a makeover using a method known as micro surfacing. It involves spreading a thin layer of new road surface to seal the road from the elements, even out bumps and dips and restore grip. By sealing any cracks, it can prevent the formation of widespread potholes. The treatment

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  • Stevenage Day 2017 hailed a success

    Families from Stevenage flocked to King George V Playing Fields on Sunday last week  to enjoy a day of music, dance, entertainment and attractions at the 58th Stevenage Day. Organised by Stevenage Borough Council, Stevenage Day is one of the county’s most popular free family events and many thousands of people were entertained by a

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  • Stevenage Museum is asking people to knit coconuts or take a selfie

    Stevenage Museum is asking people to knit coconuts or take a selfie to join the ranks of the museum champions who help it thrive. It’s part of a new way of engaging with their supporters and volunteers and recognising the ways in which people can help. Through their new Museum Champions website, potential volunteers can

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  • Inside the opening of Harwoods Adventurous Playground

    Watford’s state-of-the-art Harwoods Adventurous Playground will open to the sound of a steel band at our big bash, 1-4pm, Sunday 18 June. The new playground has been funded as part of Watford Borough Council’s £1.4m investment in contemporary state-of the-the-art adventurous playgrounds at Harebreaks and Harwoods recreation grounds. The exciting Harwoods Adventurous Playground will contain

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  • International performers head to Watford’s Big Bandstand TOMORROW

    As well as international bands, many popular local bands will be performing at Big Bandstand. Watford’s Electric Umbrella – a band that hones the talent of people with learning disabilities – will play from 2-4pm on Sunday 18 June. There will also be a Great Get Together Community Picnic for everybody in Watford – inspired

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  • #15babiesaday initiative helps raise awareness of child deaths

    Yesterday Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) erected washing lines with 15 baby grows hanging from them, in iconic locations around the UK to provoke a discussion as to why 15 babies die before, during or shortly after birth every day in the UK. The locations included the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, Cardiff City

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  • Discover how science and faith mix

    BRF Messy Church’s new project ‘Messy Church Does Science’ brings together faith and science under the safety-spectacled eye of ‘Dr Dave’ to show how ‘science is welcome in church’ ‘and those who are fascinated by science are welcome too’. With a grant awarded by Scientists in Congregations, Messy Church has been able to develop resources,

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  • Inside the TMT M&A Awards 2017

    A new global awards programme, ceremony and gala dinner, TMT M&A Awards 2017, has been announced to recognise the outstanding mergers and acquisitions, dealmakers and advisers in telecoms, media and technology. “Merger and acquisition activity across the telecom, media and tech sectors has been growing rapidly in size and complexity, so we have expanded our

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  • Azure Wins International Award for Innovative Technology

    Azure Services claimed a prestigious award for effective technology this week for its innovative Whatever Wherever mobile phone service. Receiving the RCI Award for Developer Technology, Azure MD Perry Newton said the recognition comes at a pivotal time for the company. ‘This year, we have numerous innovations in the pipeline, so it’s great to see

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