A World Food Fayre and CAMRA Ale Trail is set for Letchworth – one of few events that will go ahead, having been adapted for the current social distancing guidelines.


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Learn to Cycle sessions are being rolled out for Letchworth and Baldock residents to help people of all ages gain confidence on a bike.


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This is the time of the year when Transition Town Letchworth would usually be busy setting up apple pressing events, helping local people turn their excess fruit into a storable product, but with current restrictions this has not been possible.


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A £6 million investment from the government has been earmarked for emergency and urgent services at Lister Hospital in Stevenage and the New QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City.


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The plea hearing in the case of Ian Stewart, who is charged with the murder of his wife Diane at their Bassingbourn home in 2010, has been postponed until next month.


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Stevenage Borough Council leader Sharon Taylor has penned a statement appealing to the public to abide by the government’s coronavirus guidelines, as cases are expected to rise over the winter months.


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A fifteen–year–old teenager who went missing from Welwyn Garden City earlier this month has been found.


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A school bus driver from Stevenage has been found guilty of attempting to arrange a child sex offence, and will face a longer jail term than initially sentenced following intervention from the Solicitor General.


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Concerns have been raised as it was confirmed that three members of staff at North Herts Leisure Centre in Letchworth have tested positive for COVID-19 since last week.


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A person has been hit by a train between Peterborough and Stevenage this afternoon.


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Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a Stevenage man, who is wanted in connection with a burglary offence.


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MPs for Stevenage and North East Herts have spoken out against North Herts District Council’s Local Plan, citing concerns around proposals that would bring around 14,000 new homes.


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A Bedfordshire man has been fined nearly £1,000 after admitting to fly-tipping a large amount of waste in Letchworth’s Wilbury Hills.


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A webinar has been planned that allows Stevenage residents to ask questions about a planned building development – that could see more than 520 homes, a car park and a large retail unit built in the town centre.


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After over 900 people asked Herts County Council to stop investing in fossil fuels, it has emerged the amount invested on polluting technologies by the Local Government Pension Fund has almost halved since the end of last year.


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Police officers in Stevenage look set to target e-scooter users soon, after a rise in the number of reports of illegally used privately-owned electric scooters.


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The owner of an historic Hitchin jewellers has spoken about the unprecedented challenges her business faced during lockdown, revealed her experience delivering orders to residents and is optimistic about the company’s future.


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Stevenage’s mayor and mayoress were treated to top-notch views atop the newly refurbished Watchman’s Tower, as part of a visit to a popular stately home.


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A single parent in Stevenage has described the current COVID–19 testing situation as “a total joke”, after she was told to drive more than 73 miles to her nearest available drive-in test centre.


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A former employee of Hertfordshire County Council has been convicted of fraud after abusing his position by submitting false invoices.


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From rich history to listed buildings, there are many areas of Herts that remain untouched by the modern world
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The road remains closed
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Have a dip while surrounded with nature
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Some parts of Herts have been hotter than the Algarve this weekend
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Over 300 schools across the country have had to partially close as a result of outbreaks
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Staff alerted police after the knife was found in her school bag
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The UK is currently experiencing a second wave of coronavirus
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There's a lot to learn
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The man fainted shortly after answering the door
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The incident happened last month
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From stunning scenery to rich history, plenty of our villages prove popular with buyers
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She was the first Philippine-born elected representative in the borough
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"None of us want to see a shutdown again," the council leader warns
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The HQ for the county's fire service is in a 'poor condition'
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Sat Sep 19 2020 09:42    View Full Story...
One product poses a health risk because it contains undeclared egg
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The business have said that the staff are not in customer-facing roles
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Despite high prices, property buyers are flocking to Welwyn - and this is why
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"This situation will occur again; we will have to send year groups home and we may even need to close our school completely at some point in the future"
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Many people are still staying away from international travel
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'We hope that these answers can give some clarity to anyone who is worried or confused'
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Fri Sep 18 2020 15:54    View Full Story...
The man was taken to hospital for treatment
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Who couldn't resist these adorable pups?
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The R number looks at how infectious the virus is
Hertfordshire Mercury - Published Fri Sep 18 2020 14:21    View Full Story...
The Public Health England figures show spikes in some boroughs
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The incident happened earlier this month
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