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Schoolchildren will learn about grooming and sexual exploitation in a hard-hitting attempt to keep them safe.

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Lynda Papworth, Yvette Richards, Amelia Otto and Nicola Price from North Hertfordshire Homes show off some of the new equipment that is being used by community centres across the area this week.

A housing association has launched a campaign to help tenants get online.

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The panel will be monitoring the use of stop and search powers to make sure they are used responsibly

A new independent scrutiny panel to make sure police in Herts are using ‘stop and search’ powers responsibly has held its first formal meeting.

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Smoking is the biggest contributory factor to fire deaths in the home

The warning on the packet has been marking our card for years – smoking is so bad for our general health that it can end up killing us.

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Advice and help at your fingertips – that’s the aim of a new website with updated features and information launched by North Herts & District Citizens Advice Bureau.

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Free security devices available from North Herts police

Householders in North Herts are being encouraged to lock out crooks – with free timer switches and heavy duty padlocks available while stocks last.

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Letchworth Arcadians Fiddler On The Roof, April 2015

A community drama company celebrating a sellout success on its return home is now getting set to tap into the appetite for dance.

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Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

People are being urged to register to vote in the general election ahead of the deadline at midnight tonight.

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The Brand New Heavies are on the bill for Rhythms of the World 2015

Organisers of June’s Rhythms of the World festival have added three names to the bill for the Hitchin Priory weekend of music and more.

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Blunt Beats DJs will return to the Priory Park Stage for Rhythms of the World 2015

The stage is set for this summer’s Rhythms of the World with organisers revealing more details about the 2015 event.

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Duty manager Harrison Johnson. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

Beer lovers were treated to a tasty evening of craft ale tasting at The Manor House in Royston last week.

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Royston Townswomen's Guild are donating blankets to the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia.

Blankets to keep children in one of the world’s poorest countries warm have been knitted by Royston’s Townswomen’s Guild.

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Gallery:Easter fun in the sun for Royston youngsters

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Isabel Frost and Ellie Pick

Families have been having fun in the sun over the Easter holidays.

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Jen Simonson and Lainie with red panda. PICTURE: Clive Porter.

The old adage about not working with children or animals hasn’t put off Jen Simonson. Far from her native home in Minnesota, Jen has devoted her time to teaching young children about animal behaviour in Shepreth.

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Two fire engines from St Albans attended the incident on Saturday, April 18

A car ended up on a bank after flipping over on the A505 between Baldock and Royston.

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Primary school places have been revealed.

This year 95 per cent of children in the county have been handed a place at one of their preferred primary schools.

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Guy Westwood will take over as Sergeant for the Safer Neighbourhoods team

The police officer responsible for making neighbourhoods safer in Royston says speeding is one of his priorities for 2015 after the Crow published a letter from a concerned member of public.

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Crown Court

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for life for the brutal murder of another man whose body parts were dumped in a lake.

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Linda Hall with her daughter Regan, outside the drop in centre in Royston for young people with additional needs

A woman from Royston says a new drop-in centre she established for young people with learning disabilities has provided a safe and friendly place for her daughter to socialise.

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Top earning speed camera in Stevenage

In the past five years motorists who have fallen foul of speed cameras placed at just 10 Herts locations have had to cough up a hefty £1.8 million.

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The Boar's Head in Royston is opening under new management on Thursday, April 23. Credit: The Boar's Head

The management team taking over a Royston pub are looking to revert the tavern back to its glory days.

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A libyan soldier has admitted sexually assaulting women in Cambridge while training at Bassingbourn Barracks.

A Libyan soldier has admitted sexually assaulting women in Cambridge while training at Bassingbourn Barracks.

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Fowlmere primary school art exhibition organisers (L-R) Dawn Roskilly, Jill Barker, Angela Mulholland, Fiona Kidd and Harriet Sanders with Beads of Courage which belonged to Angela's daughter Eilish who passed away from cancer

Beads which held special significance to a young cancer victim will be put on display at an art exhibition next month.

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Mike Bright is the founder of microvolunteering website Help From Home

Royston Volunteer Centre manager Denise Graham’s regular look at the voluntary sector in North East Herts

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Alex Bay performing at the The Goat pub's Open Mic Night in Codicote

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the first of the big names to confirm their spot on the bill at this summer’s Rhythms of the World festival, it’s on with the music in Hitchin this weekend.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after the attempted robbery.

A witness appeal has been launched after a woman had her bag grabbed at from behind and was pushed to the floor in a Royston park.

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Many votes are still up for grabs ahead of the general election on May 7.

With just over three weeks until voters go to the polls, a significant number of people in Herts have yet to make up their minds.

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Sandra Ortuno, Wildlife Volunteer, and Lainie Bazzoni, head of education, from Shepreth Wildlife Park with Izzy Collins, Katie Foulger and Ella Colley

A holiday club which is in its infancy pulled out all the stops to capture the imagination of Melbourn youngsters.

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Community news

The event at the town’s Knights Templar School on Friday, April 24, is being organised by Baldock Rotary Club and falls within the national Parkinson’s Awareness Week.

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