Yesterday, 08:30

A primary school has received a ‘requires improvement’ rating from Ofsted, with inspectors highlighting issues with the quality of teaching, leadership and pupils’ attendance.

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Thu, 08:30

A health watchdog’s inspection of a care home which had a fatal fire earlier this year has raised significant concerns over fire safety standards not being met.

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Care Quality Commission Stevenage
Thu, 07:01

A team of colleagues have taken on the Three Peaks Challenge and raised nearly £3,700 for charity.

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macmillan cancer support Stevenage
Wed, 08:30

The brother of an aid worker shot dead by Taliban while in Afghanistan has finally completed the Three Peaks Challenge in her memory, having been forced to abandon last year’s attempt after climbing two of the mountains.

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Barclay School United Kingdom Wales Scotland
Tue, 08:30

Volunteers were horrified to discover new benches in a community garden had been vandalised less than a day after they were installed.

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Mon, 06:56

A care worker has been hailed a hero and been awarded £1,000 for the quality care she provides, and for her reliability and competence.

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Stevenage
Friday, June 15, 2018

A 17-year-old singer-songwriter is set to release her debut single later this month.

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Gordon Craig John Henry Newman School YouTube Stevenage London
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Plans to build a multi-million pound cancer centre at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, to prevent patients from having to make a 70-mile round trip for routine radiotherapy, have taken a major step forward.

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Stephen McPartland Stevenage's Lister Hospital NHS
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A company set up to help safeguard young children has been shortlisted for a national award.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A school has employed a puppy to provide therapy to pupils with special educational needs.

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

A service which supports blind and visually impaired people will be forced to shut down if volunteers are not found to keep it going.

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Stevenage
Sunday, June 10, 2018

When firefighter Daniel Fair was told he had Type 1 diabetes, his world was turned upside down, but new initiative telehealth has proved to be his lifeline.

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Stevenage's Lister Hospital Australia Hitchin
Saturday, June 9, 2018

A new initiative to help vulnerable patients with Type 1 diabetes who are putting their lives at risk is proving to be successful.

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NHS
Friday, June 8, 2018

A petition aimed at convincing a brewery to reconsider its decision to give a much-loved landlord notice to quit has amassed more than 700 signatures in less than a week.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Volunteers have packed more than 30,000 books into a shipping container set for Kenya, where it will be transformed into a library for a deprived community.

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Stevenage
Friday, June 8, 2018

A patient was given the wrong blood type during a transfusion - one of six serious incidents which highlight potential weaknesses in how the East and North Herts NHS Trust manages fundamental safety processes.

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Lister Hospital NHS
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Citizens’ Advice Stevenage is celebrating its volunteers who dedicate their time to solving people’s problems and making a difference to their lives.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A free family fun day run by a church, with the aim of getting to know the wider community, was a resounding success on Sunday.

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Stevenage Old Town
Saturday, June 2, 2018

A school which had to close during winter due a broken boiler is having its entire heating system replaced after securing £650,000 in government funding.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Two friends are set to take on the challenge of their lives and run 100km – from London to Brighton – to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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macmillan cancer support Hitchin
Friday, May 25, 2018

Plans have been unveiled for state-of-the-art homes for older people, as part of a £40 million scheme which will also include building a new community centre, shops and homes for all ages.

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Stevenage Borough Council Stevenage
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Three people were caused severe harm as a direct result of ambulance delays in our region over the winter, an independent investigation has concluded.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Our region’s failing ambulance service is to receive additional funding for an extra 330 frontline staff and 160 ambulances, in a bid to meet national standards.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The MP for Stevenage is pushing for a change to the law afer an appeal made against the “short sentence” handed to a paedophile headteacher failed because the Attorney General is powerless to intervene.

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Stephen McPartland Stevenage
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

With childhood obesity on the increase in the UK, primary school pupils have been working up a sweat in a bid to keep fit.

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Stephen McPartland United Kingdom
Monday, May 14, 2018

An NHS trust which provides health and social care for people with mental ill health and learning disabilities has been rated as good by health watchdog the Care Quality Commission, but concerns surrounding patient safety have been raised.

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Care Quality Commission NHS
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Pupils at Camps Hill Primary School in Stevenage have raised £1,700 after taking part in their third annual colour run event.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

A man who describes himself as “overweight, unfit and with Type 2 diabetes” is taking part in a military-style fitness boot camp and preparing for a night hike up Ben Nevis to raise money for Help for Heroes.

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Stevenage Ickleford
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A charity which supports women who have been raped or suffered domestic abuse is to permanently close in September due to a lack of funds.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

A group of teenagers have trounced the competition in a Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge and won four awards.

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Stevenage

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