Howard League for Penal Reform claims 10,000 fewer prison officers nationally - hundreds fewer across the East
A workman's had to go to hospital after his arm got trapped during roadworks on an A-road in Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire's Fire Service were called out to free the man on the A1001 near Hatfield just after 8pm on Thursday 8 March 2012. A health and safety investigation is now underway.
The man was involved in resurfacing works for Hertfordshire's Highways, who say they are supporting the investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. They say their thoughts are with the man affected, and they wish him a speedy recovery.
A stretch of the A1001 near Hatfield remained closed into the morning of Friday 9 March while the HSE investigation was carried out.
45 people left needing medical treatment after double-decker bus crashes in Hertfordshire.
The family of a 21 year old father who was murdered in Stevenage have paid tribute to him.
Taxi driver Mahamoud Amin jailed for three and a half years after stopping his car in the fast lane.
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