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Domestic abuse special report: Where to get help

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 4:24pm

If you are a victim of domestic abuse, here’s where you can get help and support.

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Woman left feeling ‘upset, angry and sick’ after revenge porn ordeal

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 2:29pm

A brave woman has spoken out about a newer form of domestic abuse: sharing – or threatening to share – intimate images, following a national campaign to make the threat of revenge porn illegal.

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Survivors Against Domestic Abuse supporting our area eight years on

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 11:55am

Survivors Against Domestic Abuse dealt with 620 cases between January 1 and December 1 this year – but how did the service begin?

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An open letter: the subtle scars of coercive control, as revealed by a St Albans victim of domestic abuse

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 10:51am

It was the night before our wedding, and as my maid of honour showed me into her bathroom with rose petals floating on the candelit water, I had a wrenching feeling in the pit of my stomach that I tried to push away.

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Demand for domestic abuse support rose by 90 per cent in Herts during lockdown

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 10:42am

Figures released by councils and the police in Stevenage and North Herts reveal a sharp spike in both the number of recorded domestic-abuse crimes and those seeking support during lockdown.

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‘It goes on everywhere behind closed doors’ – Q&A with Herts helpline on rise in domestic abuse over lockdown

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 9:55am

As part of our county-wide domestic abuse special report, Herts Ad reporter Maya Derrick speaks to a trustee from the Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline about the impact of COVID-19 on the services they provide, and how you can play your part in supporting those in need

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Historic ‘building at risk’ undergoing emergency structural repairs

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 9:05am

A Knebworth heritage site is undergoing emergency structural repairs to preserve the building for future generations.

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Proposed flight path changes at Luton Airport could cause disruption to our area, say campaigners

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 5:47pm

There are eight weeks left for you to have YOUR say on proposed flight path changes at London Luton Airport (LLA).

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Stevenage forced to postpone next two games after another positive COVID-19 test

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 5:37pm

Stevenage’s next two games against Tranmere Rovers and Exeter City have been postponed after another outbreak of COVID-19 at the club.

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‘We must stay disciplined’ – County Council chief speaks on Tier 3 announcement

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 5:28pm

A statement from the Leader of Hertfordshire County Council about some parts of the county moving into Tier 3 restrictions has been released.

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Parts of Hertfordshire set to enter ‘very high’ COVID-19 restrictions

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 3:43pm

At least four areas of Hertfordshire are set to enter ‘very high’ coronavirus restrictions from this week.

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Have you seen this missing man with links to Stevenage?

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 1:51pm

A man with links to Stevenage has been missing for more than two weeks, prompting fresh concerns from friends and family.

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Luke’s legacy to live on as national hockey guidance is published in his memory

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 12:59pm

The governing body behind English hockey has published new safety advice after a teenager from St Ippolyts died in a tragic sports accident last year.

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Urgent appeal for help so nobody dies alone in Stevenage’s Lister Hospital this Christmas

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 12:30pm

Nobody should have to die alone in hospital, especially at Christmas – that’s the message from the charity behind an urgent appeal to ensure a service for dying patients at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital can continue.

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£2,000 funding for ‘Unity’ sculpture planned for Hitchin gardens

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 11:01am

A £2,000 grant has been allocated for a sculpture to be built in a popular public garden in the centre of Hitchin.

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Residents rage as COVID takes its toll on Christmas post in Stevenage

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 10:06am

A number of Stevenage’s residents are sharing their dismay at the recent lack of post and deliveries in parts of the town, as delivery services brace for the last weeks before Christmas.

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Situation ‘extremely serious’ as coronavirus cases rise in Hertfordshire

Sat, 12/12/2020 - 5:19pm

Worried Hertfordshire public health chiefs have warned residents about complacency following a “significant and very concerning” rise in coronavirus cases across the county.

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Hertfordshire tributes to Dame Barbara Windsor

Fri, 11/12/2020 - 4:57pm

Hertfordshire has paid its tributes to EastEnders legend Dame Barbara Windsor, who has died aged 83 following a battle with dementia.

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CCTV released after 91-year-old has purse swiped in supermarket weeks before Christmas

Fri, 11/12/2020 - 4:30pm

An elderly woman had her purse stolen while shopping in Stevenage Tesco less than a month before Christmas, prompting Herts police to launch a public appeal.

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Mother who called transgender woman a ‘pig in a wig’ wins appeal case

Fri, 11/12/2020 - 4:19pm

A mother from Pirton who called a transgender woman a “pig in a wig” during a row on social media saw her earlier conviction quashed by an appeal court this week.

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