Monday, 22/1/2018 | 8:07 UTC+0
  • Hertfordshire-based housing association launch an innovative app

    Hertfordshire-based housing association Thrive Homes has launched an innovative app that provides a new way for customers to interact with the organisation via Apple Store or Google Play. The myThrive self-service app uses 1st Touch digital software from Aareon UK (www.aareon.co.uk ) to offer a range of online customer self-service requests 24/7 via smartphones and

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  • Think! Don’t drink and drive this Christmas

    “Think you know the limits? Don’t drink and drive,” is the message motorists are being given by road policing officers this Christmas and New Year. Between now and the New Year, officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit (BCH RPU) will be out in force targeting those under the influence of alcohol

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  • Local Weight Plan used in ground-breaking diabetes remission trial

    A landmark trial funded by Diabetes UK has shown that it is possible to put Type 2 diabetes into remission using an intensive low calorie formula diet-based weight management programme. The trial, called DiRECT (Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial), is a two-year study aimed at finding an effective and accessible way to put Type 2 diabetes

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  • The winds of change are blowing in Africa

    A damning insight into gender equality sees no recent progression in the UK’s efforts to close the gender gap. According to the 2017 Gender Equality Index, despite ranking highly, compared with other European countries, the UK hasn’t actually improved in the last decade. It is unthinkable that one of the poorest continents in the world

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  • Local hires artificial intelligence and financial experts from leading brands

    Rimilia, a developer of intelligent automated financial solutions, has announced a series of employee appointments as the company structures itself for growth and to meet the needs of its expanding customer base. Rimilia designs, develops and implements intelligent finance solutions that harness artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to automate accounts receivable processes including, cash

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  • 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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