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Hertfordshire’s police and crime commissioner David Lloyd has given strong support to a three-county summer blitz on motorists who put others in peril by using their mobile phones at the wheel.

More breastfeeding helpers means greater support for new mums

More breastfeeding support is now available to families in Stevenage and North Herts thanks to a training programme which has increased the number of peer supporters.

Painstaking preparation to get the giant machine and the patient perfectly lined up

The robotic surgery team based at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital are celebrating a global accolade.

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A Meldreth father who has set up a charitable trust to help young people with mental illness said he has been ‘overwhelmed’ by the response from the community.

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The health body which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital has issued an open invitation to its annual meeting.

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Sport

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The FA Cup brought out the crowds as Royston Town Youth FC’s celebrated their 40th birthday via their annual presentation evening last Saturday.

The FA Cup paid a visit to Royston Town FC

Royston Town will travel to Ryman League Division North side Thurrock in FA Cup First Round Qualifying on Saturday, August 29.

Herts overs 60s team: Back Row: Alan Dean (umpire), Brian Stephenson (Allenburys), David Robinson (Radlett), Keith Martins (Wheathampstead) Tariq Hassan (Old Albanians), Graham Fisher (Knebworth), Greg Quinn (Australian Umpire). Front Row. Ted Levey (Sawbridgeworth), John Jarvis (Botany Bay), Eric Riddle (Hertford-Captain), Duncan Elder (Letchworth), Gerry Dovey (Letchworth), Mike Dobner (Langleybury).

Hertfordshire over 60s beat a strong Australian over 60 touring side by six wickets at Hertford Cricket Club’s Balls Park last Wednesday.

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Reed’s Phil Lill struck a half century and took five wickets as they and Langleybury played out an entertaining draw in the Saracens Herts League Championship on Saturday.

Bowls stock

Royston Bowls Club are hosting a “Come and Try” open day this Saturday (July 4) from 10am-4pm.

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We’ve all heard about bands who boast that they’re big in Japan – but how many Japanese bands can claim to be big in Hitchin?

Mad Max: Fury Road

You can’t complain about the ‘does what it says on the poster’ nature of this week’s top title at Royston’s Picture Palace.

Johnny Depp played the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton's 2010 film of the Alice in Wonderland story

There’s a whole wide world of Wonderland on offer in Letchworth this weekend for anyone who has an urge to follow Lewis Carroll’s timeless characters down the rabbit hole.

Libraries app-ly a new way to book in

Thursday, June 25, 2015
You can connect to Herts libraries through a smartphone

Library users across Herts can now use an online app to keep up to date which what’s on offer at their local book base through their smartphones.

Customers taking part in a 24 hour fundraising bedtime story event at David's Bookshop in Letchworth, June 2015

Bookworms bedded down for a 24-hour readathon at the weekend as part of Letchworth Festival’s fortnight of fun.

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