Hitchin’s online community has been split over the Black Lives Matter protests that are sweeping the globe in the wake of George Floyd’s death.


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A Letchworth theatre troupe is celebrating the town’s ‘female voice’ with a six month creative project – and you can apply now.


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Calls have been made for an independent inquiry into the management of COVID–19 in the care sector in Hertfordshire, after data showed more than 500 have died from coronavirus in care settings across the county.


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Covid the Cobra – a snake made of more than 3,500 painted stones, and still growing – is set to be preserved to ‘tell the tale of the great way we kept spirits high during the Coronavirus lockdown’.


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As lockdown measures start to ease, popular businesses across Letchworth have begun preparations for reopening.


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A vigil for residents to stand in solidarity with the black community is being held in Stevenage on Sunday.


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The new NHS Test and Trace service launched across England on May 28 forms a central part of the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy to help us all get our lives back to something like normal. Here we explain how the system will work and answer some of the key questions which have been raised by members of the public.


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The MP for Welwyn Hatfield announced yesterday that face coverings, not masks, are to become mandatory on public transport.


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A Black Lives Matter protest is coming to Hitchin this weekend, as worldwide protests continue after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.


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All Hertfordshire Race for Life events for 2020 have now been cancelled.


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A Letchworth vicar has spoken out against the murder of George Floyd in a viral video address circulating on social media.


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A Letchworth charity says it has made big changes to one of its medical therapy treatments to continue to help those with serious and long term health conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.


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Govia Thameslink Railway has shared the story of a Stevenage–based employee who has dedicated his time outside of work to giving back to his community, as part of Volunteers Week.


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Citizens Advice Stevenage has publicly thanked its volunteers for their support and dedication to helping those in Stevenage and North Herts throughout the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.


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Hertfordshire schools are seeing a “great deal of variability” in the number of children who have returned to the classroom this week, it has been revealed.


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An 8-year-old girl from Stevenage has been busy leading a local conservationism group, which collectively cleaned up more than 14 bags of litter from the town last month.


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Four teenagers from Hitchin and Royston have been arrested following an investigation into suspected drug dealing offences in Royston.


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The clock tower in Stevenage town centre was illuminated in purple last night, in a striking sign of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.


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Garden House Hospice Care has marked Volunteers’ Week 2020 with a heartfelt thank you to its 600-strong team of remarkable volunteers.


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Stevenage’s Lewis Hamilton has called out the silence of the “white dominated” Formula One industry, as waves of protests sweep across America after the murder of George Floyd last week.


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Motorists are advised to avoid the area while the incident is ongoing
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Armed police carried out a raid in the busy shopping area.
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Herts Fire Control are at the scene
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Members of the public should avoid the area
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Some shoppers really aren't happy about the changes
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Roma Guerra and Alex Szalanski may have travelled to St Albans
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The project, called 'ambitious and exciting', will transform a town's centre and suburbs
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Members of the public were kept away while the police worked
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Two incidents are being investigated by the police
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See how you get on in our latest pub trivia quiz
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Unfortunately, the county has had overcast and cloudy skies over the past few days
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This quiz will really get your brain working
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Police have warned residents to "remain vigilant"
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Police seized Class A drugs from his hotel room
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This will help you brush up on your knowledge before that all-important virtual quiz later
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Time think back to your school days
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The market was different to what residents were used to
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There are some beautiful sights in Herts, but not all are perfect
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The letters look convincing and authentic, but it's actually fraudsters at work
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Bumping into relatives or friends and having a ten-minute chat in the middle of an aisle, who doesn't miss that?
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A number of social distancing regulations will be in place
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The programme will help contain the spread of the virus
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He also spat at an officer and threatened to urinate on him whilst in custody
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Ziggy and Leo sadly died within six days of each other
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The zoo is now speaking out about being overlooked during the relaxing of lockdown measures
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