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  1. Tom Rostance

    BBC Sport

    Watford goal

    Tom Rostance

    BBC Sport

    Watford captain Troy Deeney hits a late winner in a poor game as Everton's dire away form continues.

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  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J21A for A405.

    M25 Hertfordshire - M25 lane closed on entry slip road and very slow traffic anticlockwise at J21a, A405 (St Albans), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M25 Greater London clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Greater London clockwise severe accident, between J25 for A10 and J26 for A121 affecting before J24 A111.

    M25 Greater London - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on M25 clockwise between J25, A10 (Enfield) and J26, A121 (Waltham Abbey), because of an accident involving car and a van. Congestion to before J24, Potters Bar.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Hertfordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Hertfordshire northbound severe accident, at J8 for A414 affecting J6A for M25.

    M1 Hertfordshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road, one lane closed and queuing traffic northbound at J8, A414 (Hemel Hempstead), because of an accident involving overturned vehicle. Congestion to J6a M25.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. 'Neigh-bourhood' watch scheme starts in rural Beds

    Bedfordshire Police have a new string to their bow to fight rural crime and it comes with a tail, four legs and like sugar cubes.

    Horsewatch starts on Saturday and will provide "extra eyes and ears" according to the police.

    Members of Horsewatch, which is made up volunteers similar to Neighbourhood Watch schemes, are being specially trained to patrol country roads.

    They will also have distinctive clothing, provided by the British Horse Society.

    Rural road
  6. The Bedford cafe offering chit-chat and friendship

    Alex Pope

    BBC Local Live

    A friendship group, to give lonely people the chance to meet others is starting in Bedford.

    Fay's cafe, based at the Riverside Tennis Club, will hold its first event on Saturday at 14:00.

    It will then run every Monday morning and Saturday afternoon, offering free tea, coffee cake and chat.

    Cafe

    Charlie Fay, who is behind the idea, said the invitation-only event is is all about "helping to get people out of the house to meet others".

    "It is not just for elderly people, but anyone who happens to be lonely," she said.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M25 Hertfordshire clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Hertfordshire clockwise severe accident, before J17 for A412 affecting J13 for A30.

    M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M25 clockwise before J17, A412 (Maple Cross), because of an accident involving two cars. Congestion to J13, A30 (Staines).

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Greater London clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Greater London clockwise severe disruption, at J25 for A10.

    M25 Greater London - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M25 clockwise at J25, A10 (Enfield), because of two broken down vehicles.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Luton considers waste bin collections every two weeks

    Luton News

    Luton residents are being asked for their views on fortnighly bin collections.

    A report is going before Luton Borough Council’s Executive on March 5 asking councillors for approval to consult on the council’s Draft Waste Strategy 2018-2028.

  10. Beds hospital merger delay due to 'finances'

    The proposed merger of Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable Hospital has been delayed.

    The plan was for it to happen by 1 April.

    The merger business case was passed to NHS Improvement (NHSI) in December.

    Both the hospital chief executives say the delay is down to "financial agreements not yet in place".

    Further meetings between the two boards are due to take place in June to review progress.

    Bedford Hospital
  11. Richard Harrington MP calls on businesses to #PassOnPlastic

    Watford Observer

    An MP is encouraging businesses to reduce their single-use plastic usage.

    Watford MP Richard Harrington in encouraging business in the area to #PassOnPlastic, as part of the Sky Ocean Rescue campaign.