Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A prolific repeat offender who assaulted two police officers and tried to use a stolen cheque book while serving a community sentence has been jailed for 16 weeks.

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St Albans
Monday, April 17, 2017

A group of pals from Ashwell are to take a set of pimped-out banger cars on a series of Top Gear-style challenges in aid of children’s charity Barnardo’s – starting with a tour of the village this Friday.

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Ashwell
Friday, April 7, 2017

Magistrates’ court lists containing personal data such as national insurance and phone numbers of defendants have been sent to journalists four times in the past month – despite the problem being pointed out twice.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A thief from Stevenage who broke into a garage to steal a bike and alcohol while already under a suspended sentence has today been jailed for four years.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Parking tariffs at car parks in Hitchin, Letchworth and Royston will rise by 3.2 per cent, it was confirmed yesterday.

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Keith Hoskins
Monday, March 27, 2017

Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

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St Francis' College
Monday, March 20, 2017

A former vice-chairman of Arlesey Town Council denied assaulting his wife when he appeared before a crown court judge today.

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Luton Crown Court
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Do you recognise any of these seven men? Detectives investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old boy think they may be able to assist their enquiries, and could be in Herts, Beds or Cambs.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, March 4, 2017

Visitors to the village of Cottered, between Baldock and Buntingford, may be surprised to see a blue plaque on one of the houses, marked with Chinese writing.

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China
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Community groups have been invited to take over the ownership and maintenance of children’s play areas, after councillors resolved they could no longer fund them.

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Jane Gray
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A 24-year-old arsonist who destroyed the largest thatched roof of its kind in the UK, causing £3.5 million worth of damage to a Grade II-listed building, has been jailed.

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Codicote
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A cardiologist driving an Aston Martin crashed into a woman on a zebra crossing, knocking her to the ground and fracturing her ribs.

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Lister Hospital
Thursday, February 23, 2017

The family of Royston murderer Ian Stewart’s first wife today backed a police re-examination of her death.

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Ian Stewart
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Royston murderer Ian Stewart was today sentenced to a minimum of 34 years’ imprisonment after being found guilty of killing his fiancée, author Helen Bailey, to get his hands on her £4 million fortune.

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Ian Stewart
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Royston murderer Ian Stewart was today sentenced to life in jail with a minimum of 34 years after being found guilty of killing his fiancée, author Helen Bailey.

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Royston
Saturday, February 4, 2017

Aerospace engineers of the future from Letchworth’s Pixmore Junior School helped to send a robot flying 33km towards space – and now await his return to Pixmore for analysis.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

The murder trial of Ian Stewart, accused of killing Royston author Helen Bailey, is set to continue tomorrow morning after a two-day delay caused by the defendant’s illness.

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Ian Stewart
Thursday, January 12, 2017

An ex-pupil of Letchworth’s former Norton School who prompted his classmates to reunite after more than 40 years has sadly died – and his old schoolfriends are now set to hold annual reunions in aid of the hospice where he spent his last days.

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Letchworth
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A driver has been hospitalised after being trapped following a two-vehicle crash on the A602 between Hitchin and Stevenage today.

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Lister Hospital
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

St Albans firefighters rushed to the rescue of an 11-month-old baby from Hitchin on Friday after she was accidentally locked inside her dad’s car.

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Nissan
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The partner of Royston children’s author Helen Bailey, Ian Stewart, has today pleaded not guilty to her murder and is set to stand trial in January.

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Ian Stewart
Friday, September 30, 2016

Two-time Olympic gold-winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton CBE returned to Stotfold on Friday last week to open a new £2.5 million sports hub at her old school, Etonbury Academy.

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Alistair Burt
Monday, September 19, 2016

Five people were injured by flying debris after a car ploughed through a central reservation on a busy Stevenage road yesterday evening.

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Friday, September 2, 2016

The A505 was closed near Baldock last night after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Great Northern railway operator Govia has been urged to get its act together or face government intervention amid ‘appalling’ passenger service.

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Derrick Ashley

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