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Watford mum left 'traumatised' after giving birth to son 16 weeks early

Danielle Bradford was separated from her baby right at the start of his life, and now wants to raise awareness to help others in her position A Herts mum-of-two has opened up about the mental and physical pain she suffered during and after the premature birth of her child.

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Watford mum left 'traumatised' after giving birth to son 16 weeks early

Full county council results from every electoral division in Herts

The results from all 78 electoral divisions in Herts have been confirmed The results for the Hertfordshire County Council elections have been confirmed and the Conservatives have retained a majority.The Tory party claimed a total of 46 seats from a possible 78 as of 11.30pm last night (Saturday, May 8).

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Full county council results from every electoral division in Herts

Musician 'helpless' after facing years of online stalking and death threats

Kieran Armitage has been sent death threats and believes he has been followed using a dating app A Herts musician has said he feels ‘helpless’ because of consistent stalking after police dropped their investigation into the offender.Kieran Armitage, 21, has faced years of online stalking, which has included death threats, fake profiles and messages to friends and families.

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Musician 'helpless' after facing years of online stalking and death threats

Man charged with murder of 'devoted' ex Herts Police officer

Police say the victim, , was "known for his calm nature and devotion to his family" A man has been charged with the murder of a former Herts Police officer., 63, from Tring, Hertfordshire, died on Monday, April 26 due to the injuries he sustained during an incident on the Grand Union Canal in Aylesbury near the county border.

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Man charged with murder of 'devoted' ex Herts Police officer

Increase in postal vote requests in run-up to Herts local elections

Rise in postal vote requests in run-up to local elections THOUSANDS of Hertfordshire residents were set to swap the ballot box for the post box this year – with many areas of the county recording increases in applications for postal votes.Residents don’t have to specify why they want to opt to vote by post, but the Covid-19 pandemic could have had an impact.

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Increase in postal vote requests in run-up to Herts local elections

Herts towns where you'll sell property the fastest and slowest

Selling your home is no easy feat If you're in the process of trying to sell your home then you're probably aware of how difficult it can be.It's a tough market out there and, according to HMRC, UK property transactions in March 2021 were at their highest level since records began way back in 2005.

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Herts towns where you'll sell property the fastest and slowest

Herts Officer whose police dog was stabbed lead a campaign for tougher sentences for harming service animals

The campaign was led by PC Dave Wardell of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit Increased sentences for those who harm service animals has been given Royal Assent by Her Majesty The Queen, following a campaign led by PC Dave Wardell of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit, whose police dog Finn was brutally stabbed.

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Herts Officer whose police dog was stabbed lead a campaign for tougher sentences for harming service animals

DWP changes Universal Credit and other benefits starting this May

A pop-up Jobcentre has also opened in Herts to help deal with increased demand for services Face-to-face assessments for a number of benefits, including Universal Credit, are set to resume this month.In line with the latest public health guidance and adhering to strict safety protocols, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to begin reintroducing face-to-face assessments for health and disability benefits during May.

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DWP changes Universal Credit and other benefits starting this May

The 21 Herts neighbourhoods where Covid cases are rising

It's ahead of the next step of the roadmap on May 17 There are currently 21 areas in Herts where coronavirus cases are rising, new figures show.An interactive map displays weekly data from Public Health England, which is updated everyday, to see the case numbers in neighbourhoods across the country.

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The 21 Herts neighbourhoods where Covid cases are rising

Weather warning issued as 50mph winds set to batter Herts

Stormy conditions took a hold across the county overnight A yellow weather warning has been issued for Hertfordshire with high winds of up to 50mph set to hit the county.The weather warning is set to last until 9am this morning (Tuesday, May 4) after stormy conditions took hold across Hertfordshire overnight.

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Weather warning issued as 50mph winds set to batter Herts

Live M25 updates as police incident in Herts causes delays

Motorists are being diverted around the area A police incident is causing delays on the M25 in Hertfordshire this evening.Highways England has revealed that the junction 22 clockwise carriageway between the entry and exit slip is closed as a result of the police incident.There is queuing traffic going back to junction 21 as a consequence of the incident, details of which have not been revealed at this stage.

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Live M25 updates as police incident in Herts causes delays

Summer holiday 'green list' to be announced - but it could be short

The Government is set to announce which countries we can travel to without quarantine or self-isolation Those desperate to travel abroad will soon find out which countries will allow quarantine-free travel.The Government is set to make an official announcement on what travel rules will be in place ahead of the May 17 rule changes.

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Summer holiday 'green list' to be announced - but it could be short

7 pubs up for sale in Herts right now with some dating back to 1600s

Fancy being the new owner?Since lockdown restrictions have eased, many of us have been reunited with our favourite pubs.But have you ever thought of owning one yourself?Well, aspiring publicans may be pleased to know there are currently seven pubs on the market in Herts.

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7 pubs up for sale in Herts right now with some dating back to 1600s

Yellow weather warning to cause disruption to Bank Holiday plans

Outdoor diners might have to battle 40mph gusts on Bank Holiday Monday A weather warning will soon come into force across the whole of Hertfordshire with strong winds and heavy rain set to cause disruption to Bank Holiday plans.As residents across Hertfordshire plan for a day in gardens, pubs and restaurants, the wind could cause some trouble to outdoor dining today (Monday, May 3).

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Yellow weather warning to cause disruption to Bank Holiday plans

Hourly forecast for Bank Holiday Monday as temperatures drop to 5C in Herts

It's going to be a bit chilly, with lows of 5C in places.For many of us, the Bank Holiday is when we visit our loved ones and bask in the May sunshine.But outdoor social gathers look as though they will be disrupted tomorrow (May 3), as some parts of Hertfordshire could see temperatures as low as 5C.

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Hourly forecast for Bank Holiday Monday as temperatures drop to 5C in Herts

The Herts golfing legend who didn't pick up a club until 14

The golfer was often unfairly treated by the British media, but is one of Britain's most successful sportspeople It's easy to assume that the most talented sportsmen and women are just naturally gifted.Maybe they're born with athletic advantages, or were able to benefit from top-quality coaching, or perhaps they were just focused solely on their sport since they were a toddler.

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The Herts golfing legend who didn't pick up a club until 14

Herts police warn public not to approach man wanted for GBH in Watford

"If you do see Gathiti, please do not approach him but call 999 straight away."Hertfordshire Police have warned members of the public not to approach a man wanted for GBH if they see him.Freddi Gathithi, aged 18 from Boundary Way in Watford is wanted in connection with an incident that occurred in The Brow on Tuesday, April 27.

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Herts police warn public not to approach man wanted for GBH in Watford

Alesha Dixon's gorgeous Herts mansion with a garden the size of a park

The musician and TV favourite has been self-isolating in incredible surroundings Alesha Dixon must be one of Hertfordshire's best-loved celebrities, and during lockdown she's given us a peek at her incredible home.The Welwyn Garden City native still lives in the county after all her success as part of girl group Misteeq, and impressive TV career.

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Alesha Dixon's gorgeous Herts mansion with a garden the size of a park

Interactive tool shows amount of vehicle crime in your area of Herts

More cars are stolen from this lane in Herts than anywhere else A lane in Hertfordshire has become the hotspot for vehicle thefts throughout the pandemic.52 vehicles that parked on or near Wash Lane, in front of the Junction 23 Motorway Services in Hertsmere, were stolen in 2020, analysis of crime data can reveal.

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Interactive tool shows amount of vehicle crime in your area of Herts

Young girl dies after suffering 'medical episode' at secondary school in Hertfordshire

A young girl has died after suffering a 'medical episode' at a secondary school in Hertfordshire..Herts Police told the Sun she became unresponsive at around 1.45pm.Paramedics had scrambled to the scene but she passed away shortly afterwards.Police confirmed her death is not being treated as suspicious, though enquiries are being carried out into the circumstances of her death.

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Young girl dies after suffering 'medical episode' at secondary school in Hertfordshire