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Appeal after pedestrian killed in Hertfordshire

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her 80s was killed after being hit by a Transit van in Bishop's Stortford.

The incident happened at about 5.30pm yesterday in Thorley Hill near the junction with Lower Park Crescent.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, the driver of the white Transit Connect van - a man in his 50s - was not injured.

The road was closed until 8pm to allow investigations to take place at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Herts Police non-emergency number 101.

Oldest menswear shop to close

Tissimans store, Bishop's Stortford Credit: ITV Anglia

Tissimans menswear shop in Bishops Stortford is closing its doors after more than 400 years in business.It opened as a tailor, draper and undertaker in 1601 called Slaters. It became Tissimans at some point before the late1800s.

Until now Tissimans has had claim to being the oldest men's clothing establishment in the world, the 26th oldest family business in the world and the third oldest family business in the UK.

Councils prepare for Winter

Snow and ice have been something most of us had to contend with on the roads during the last couple of winters.

That's why the Highways Agency has already stock-piled 23-and-a-half-thousand tonnes of salt across the Anglia region. Lauren Hall's been to one depot in Birchanger near Bishop's Stortford.

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