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22nd Nov 2017
8:42am

Matthew_MH published Multi-vehicle crash blocking a lane on the M11 near Bishop's...

A multi-vehicle crash is causing delays on the M11 near Bishop's Stortford.The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between Junction 9, for Saffron Walden, and Junction 8, for Stansted Airport. One of the vehicles involved in the crash has struck the central reservation on the motorway. Lane two is currently closed and traffic is queuing with Essex Police Southern Roads Policing Unit warning drivers of the delays on Twitter. READ MORE: Drivers facing delays of an hour and a half on M1...

Multi-vehicle crash blocking a lane on the M11 near Bishop's...

22nd Nov 2017
8:18am

Matthew_MH published Drivers facing delays of an hour and a half on M1 near Bedford...

Drivers are facing delays of an hour and a half on the M1 in Bedfordshire this morning after an accident.Three out of four lanes are currently shut on the northbound carriageway after the crash involving a car and a lorry.The accident happened between Junction 12, for Flitwick, and Junction 13, for Bedford and Milton Keynes, at around 7.30am today (November 22). READ MORE: Signal fault causing disruptions to Great Northern trains between Hertford North and LondonAll traffic was briefly held by...

Drivers facing delays of an hour and a half on M1 near Bedford...

22nd Nov 2017
7:47am

Matthew_MH published Signal fault causing disruptions to Great Northern trains...

A fault with the signal system is causing disruption on trains between Hertford and London this morning.The fault is at Finsbury Park station and it is expected to cause delays on some Great Northern services until 9am today (November 22). Trains running between Hertford North and Moorgate may be delayed or revised this morning, with some services being diverted to King's Cross station. READ MORE: Van driver arrested after multi-vehicle crash on M11 near HarlowIn a statement on their website,...

Signal fault causing  disruptions to  Great Northern trains...

22nd Nov 2017
7:11am

Matthew_MH published Dangenham drug dealer caught with £30,000 worth of heroin...

A drug dealer was caught with £30,000 worth of heroin and cocaine after being arrested in Hatfield.Ewing Nseti, 31, from Marston Avenue, Dagenham, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessions of a Class A drug with intent to supply at Hatfield Remand Court on Friday (November 17). He was arrested the day before, on Thursday, November 16, after a member of the public informed police they had seen a man who appeared to be behaving suspiciously on South Way. Officers located a man fitting the...

Dangenham drug dealer caught with £30,000 worth of heroin...

21st Nov 2017
7:03pm

Huw Wales commented Hertfordshire County Council appoint new leader after death of ...

County councillors have elected a new leader of Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) after the death of former council leader Robert Gordon in October.David Williams, who was deputy leader of the council under Robert Gordon, was elected unopposed as leader of the council earlier this week.Speaking at his first full council meeting after being appointed he said: "It is a huge honour to be your choice to lead this council and a privilege to serve the people of Hertfordshire. "I will work...

Hertfordshire County Council appoint new leader after death of ...

21st Nov 2017
7:01pm

HarrietClugs published Anti-Blue Badge fraud campaign unfair to those with invisible...

Hertfordshire Labour Party has criticised a "provocative" and "misguided" social media campaign from Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) encouraging people to report potential blue badge "cheats".In a tweet issued by the official HCC account, residents were asked if they know "a cheat on (their) street" before being encouraged to report "suspected Blue Badge fraud".Doug Swanney, spokesman for North East Herts Labour, acknowledged that "abuse...

Anti-Blue Badge fraud campaign unfair to those with invisible...

21st Nov 2017
6:59pm

Huw Wales published Waltham Abbey man jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl

A 59-year-old man from Waltham Abbey has been jailed for sexually assaulting a teenage girl last year.Colin Beattie, of Rochford Avenue, Waltham Abbey, was arrested after the 16-year-old girl told police that he had sexually assaulted her on September 23, 2016.He was arrested on September 25, and on January 25, 2017, he was charged with sexual assault.Beattie admitted sexually assaulting the girl at Chelmsford Crown Court on October 26.He was jailed for 16 months on November 16 and was also put...

Waltham Abbey man jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl

21st Nov 2017
6:13pm

Huw Wales published Headteacher Miraz Triggs charged with having indecent images of...

A Saffron Walden man who was a headteacher at a Hertfordshire school has been charged with several online sexual offences after he was arrested earlier this year.Miraz Triggs, of Ickleton Road, in Elmdon, was arrested on June 9, 2017, and was questioned by officers from Essex Police's Online Investigation Team.He was released on bail after he was arrested in June while more enquiries were made.Mr Triggs was the headteacher at the Da Vinci Studio School of Science and Engineering in Stevenage and...

Headteacher Miraz Triggs charged with having indecent images of...

21st Nov 2017
5:25pm

Huw Wales commented Hertfordshire Constabulary launch review of 60 cases after...

Hertfordshire Constabulary is currently reviewing 60 cases after allegations of forensic testing manipulation on tests carried out by Randox Testing Services.The issue, which has affected criminal cases across the entire country, has meant that it is potentially possible that false forensic information had been used in court.After concerns were raised about possible flaws with forensic evidence Hertfordshire Constabulary, along with the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire forces, sampled tests going...

Hertfordshire Constabulary launch review of 60 cases after...

21st Nov 2017
5:19pm

Huw Wales published Old Post Office in Hertford could be about to be turned into a...

A developer is looking to transform the historic Post Office in Hertford into a pub or bar.Developer 4 Street Limited has submitted a change of use application to turn the site into a drinking establishment to East Herts District Council (EHDC) on Friday, November 3.Hertford's old Post Office closed down in January 2015 and has since moved to a new location on Maidenhead Street.At the time of the closure insiders at the Post Office told the Mercury that they had been evicted by the landlord.The...

Old Post Office in Hertford could be about to be turned into a...

21st Nov 2017
4:29pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Ryanair is selling flights from Stansted for £5 in its...

Hundreds of flights from London Stansted are on sale this week for as little as a mind blowing £4.99.To coincide with Black Friday week, the budget airline has announced flights to many European destinations, including Berlin, Barcelona, and Rome, for this low price.The discount flights are available in December and January, with booking essential before the end of this week.Also available are flights to UK destinations; Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow, all under £15.It looks like...

Ryanair is selling flights from Stansted for £5 in its...

21st Nov 2017
3:45pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Watford misconceptions again brought into focus as Everton hunt...

There is a real sense of frustration amongst Watford fans once again this week.It is not to do with Marco Silva and the fact it appears he wants the opportunity to, at the very least, speak to Everton; it is certainly not to do with Sunday's performance – which was very impressive; it is not related to the fact Kiko Femenia, the season's unsung hero, went off injured, either.This particular frustration has not got anything to do with matters on the pitch but with how Watford as a club are...

Watford misconceptions again brought into focus as Everton hunt...

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