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URGENT APPEAL: Police want to talk to this man about the incident in Stevenage.

Urgent police appeal launched after man swings dog by neck in Stevenage

A video in which a man swings a dog round by the lead on its neck has sparked an urgent police investigation in Stevenage.

Published: 16:03 Fri 01 Aug 2014

A mother was forced to dive into a small lake to save her daughter’s boyfriend from drowning.

Published: 12:11 Fri 01 Aug 2014

A man who was unconscious and not breathing after collapsing in a Stevenage race was “brought back to life,” according to the region’s ambulance service.

Published: 10:00 Fri 01 Aug 2014

A library in Shefford must move to a new location for the summer, after a flood caused “severe” water damage.

Published: 14:07 Fri 01 Aug 2014

BORO have blasted new parking restrictions that will see fans have to pay £5.20 to park opposite The Lamex Stadium on match days.

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Published: 10:46 Fri 01 Aug 2014

The week might have seen blazing sunshine and flip flop-worthy temperatures, but things are set to get a little more unsettled as the weekend comes around.

Published: 17:39 Thu 31 Jul 2014
Oliver Heald

Walkern residents have launched a series of events to celebrate the village’s links to the Magna Carta ahead of the 800th anniversary of the charter next year.