Hertfordshire

How Walking - and Laurie Lee - Got Me Back on My Feet From Illness

Colette Bernhardt | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Colette Bernhardt

Finally, I have the chance to see what lies in all those fields I once dreamed of escaping to. I will stride out right from my door, here in Hertfordshire, watched by red kites, shadowy newts and morning-eyed ponies.

If You're Blind And Being Abused By Yobs, Here's How You Catch Them

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Walking with her guide dog through Stevenage, Siobhan Meade was a target for abuse, with youths swearing at her, circling her as she passed by, and ev...

Back to Reality - How to Find Creative Work After Having a Baby

Lou Mensah | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lou Mensah

It may or may not be true that we become our parents, but I want to be careful of the example I set. These choices are more far-reaching than my own sense of satisfaction. I want my daughter to see me as someone who provides, and someone who is available for her.

Road Closed Over Sinkhole Fears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

A road in Watford has closed amid fears a a sinkhole exists deep under the surface, after a gap appeared in St John's Road. Preliminary investigati...

Teen Abducted And Raped For 12 Hours In Bishop Stortford

PA | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK

Police are investigating the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl who was forced into a vehicle and kept in an unknown location overnight. The teenag...

The Great British Porn Off

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

I suppose I fit the criteria for a typical 'user' - I'm a single 20-something male, with no long-term relationships to my name, and I spend most nights alone in my room with my flatmate hurling abuse through my bedroom door that I'm 'using all the bandwidth', but I assure you that is because I'm writing and editing my sketches and radio-interviews, and not wasting the odd three hours perusing the darker side of the internet's super-highway. Honestly.

Officers Leave 'Cagney And Lacey' Note To Drunk Man

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Chief Inspector for Watford Police has praised officers for the ‘light-hearted’ way they dealt with an inebriated man staggering home from Wat...

Teenager Killed In Collision With Deer Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Daniela Ruggiero has been named as one of two teenage girls killed in a collision with a deer. The 18-year-old from Hoddesdon, and a 17-year-old g...

Teenage Girls Killed After Vehicle Collides With Deer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

Two teenage girls have died following a collision with a deer on the northbound carriageway of the A10 between Ware and the A120 Puckeridge exit in He...

Suspect Arrested After Murder Of 'Good Samaritan' Who Aided Paedophile

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested over the murder of a pensioner who was stabbed after going to the aid of his neighbour - a convicted paedophile - during a rob...

Arson Investigation After Man Dies In House Fire

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A man has been killed in a "suspicious" house fire. Detectives have launched an investigation after the blaze caught hold of the house in Hemel Hem...

Girl Who Died In Police Chase Crash Named

PA | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

A 13-year-old girl who died in a crash involving a vehicle that was being pursued by police has been named by her school. Wiktoria Was was travelli...

Everybody Say Awww! Stranded Squirrel Rescued By Fire Crew

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

A squirrel has been dramatically rescued by fire crews after becoming stranded in a pond. Three fire engines attended and seven firefighters with ...

Clock Ticking On £64m Lottery Prize

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

It could be a very happy Christmas for one mystery lottery winner, but time is running out for the potential multimillionaire, as there's less than 24...

Spa Spy: Spa and the Home Counties - The Shires and the Sexes

Lisa Stokes | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Stokes

In the middle of the rolling Sussex countryside, tucked behind a picture postcard Tudor village, you'll find an enchanting Elizabethan house; it's Ockenden Manor and it's beautiful. Roaring log fires, cosy wood panelled bars and elegant drawing rooms with a wafting scent of fresh flowers.

Could It Be You? Search For Winning £68m EuroMillions Ticket Continues

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

The unclaimed £63.8 million EuroMillions prize has been narrowed down to a ticket bought in Hertfordshire. Its holder has still to come forward to...

Do Councils Really Care about People Living With AIDS?

James Wharton | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Politics
James Wharton

Last year, I was asked by The Crescent, an organisation which provides support to people living with, or affected by HIV/AIDS, to become a Patron of their charity, and to become involved in the fundraising that goes with providing such services.

Field Of Nightmares? GM Crop Trial Protesters Gather

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

Hundreds of anti-GM protesters gathered near a scientific research centre on Sunday where a genetically modified wheat crop is being grown. Members...

Man Arrested Over 'Vandalism' On GM Experiment

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

A man has been charged with criminal damage after allegedly attempting to vandalise a trial on genetically modified food in Hertfordshire, which activ...

Cable Theft Hits Commuters

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

Rail passengers suffered delays and disruption on Monday after cable thieves hit rush hour services into London. Cable was cut and stolen from the ...

Justin Lee Collins Charged With Harassing His Ex-Girlfriend

PA | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

TV presenter Justin Lee Collins is due in court after being charged with harassing an ex-girlfriend. The Friday Night Project host will appear befo...

Huge Inflatable Santa Claus Rips Apart Pub Roof (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Pity the poor Old Manor pub in Potters Bar. In an attempt to bring some Christmas cheer to their Hertfordshire town, the owners hadn't foreseen the de...