More than 1,300 child abuse image offences have been recorded by police in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire in the last two years, according to new figures obtained by the NSPCC.
There has been a steady rise in the number of referrals by schools in Herts and Cambs seeking mental health treatment for pupils since 2014.
There has been a three-car crash near Asda in Hatfield this afternoon, with police and paramedics in attendance.
A 65-year-old man from Welwyn Garden City sadly died near Morrisons in Royston at the weekend.
A car and a motorbike were involved in a crash near Junction 7 for Stevenage of the A1(M) this morning, which caused delays of more than an hour in the area.
There are delays of up to 1½ hours on the A1(M) between Letchworth and Welwyn this morning after incidents southbound near Junction 7 for Stevenage.
Police have released images of various tools boxes recovered from woodland in Markyate in a bid to trace their owners.
There has been a multi-vehicle crash on the northbound A1(M) between Welwyn and Stevenage this morning – and traffic is stationary as a result.
With Christmas just around the corner, attention is turning to the mouth-watering morsels on offer this holiday season.
Traffic came to a halt in both directions between Junction 24 for Potters Bar and 25 for Waltham Cross this evening while police dealt with an incident on the M25.