It seemed simple enough – should the person chairing Bedfordshire’s police and crime panel be from a different political background to the Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner?
Part of a planned knife crime presentation by a Bedfordshire Police chief was deemed too graphic to be shown in public, it has been claimed.
Merger plans between the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire police forces are on the back burner, it has been revealed.
A 71-year-old man who “stole the innocence and childhood” of two young girls he sexually abused has been jailed for nearly 15 years.
An outline scheme to build 32 homes at Langford has been approved by Central Bedfordshire councillors.
Plans for 14 homes in Clifton have been deferred after Central Bedfordshire councillors couldn’t agree to approve or reject the development.
Plans have been unveiled to extend the excavation area at Potton Quarry where further expansion could be on the cards, according to a local councillor.
A red tape blunder has led to work being halted on “stunned” Stevenage FC’s new North Stand.
One of the world’s most luxurious trains will call at Stevenage and Hitchin next month to take top champagne-sipping punters to Ladies’ Day at Newmarket Racecourse.
Housing provision for key workers in Central Bedfordshire is set to be more of a priority following the council’s admission its educational support team was “run down” in recent years.
Fears are being raised about whether Central Bedfordshire Council plans to change the way it runs publicly-owned farms, and possibly sell some of them.
A safety probe has been launched after a dad plummeted to his death at the famous film studio where Harry Potter and Star Wars were shot.
Lilley octogenarian Geoff Mercer is a familiar sight whizzing round Hertfordshire’s highways and byways on his Giant Cypress 24-gear hybrid bike.
Stevenage Haven has organised a Hertfordshire Homeless World Cup to help those living with mental health issues in the homeless community.
Five new police community support officers have taken on responsibility for key areas of Letchworth and Hitchin.
A Stevenage woman who was inspired to lose weight after struggling to complete a charity run in memory of her parents has started her own slimming group to help others do the same.
A new nursery has opened its doors in Biggleswade, offering places for children aged up to five years old.
North Herts district, Stevenage borough and Herts county councils have now set their budgets for the next financial year – and there are council tax rises from all three.
A man who was allegedly stabbed across his cheek and in the neck by a friend wielding a Stanley knife thought his face was falling off as he was taken to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital, a court has heard.
A mum of two from Letchworth who says she “hates running” has decided to mark her 30th birthday by taking on the London Marathon for a cause close to her heart.
Stevenage’s FA Cup band of brothers from 1998, when Boro’s part-timers pushed eventual finalists Newcastle United all the way in round four, reunited at the weekend after 20 years.
North Hertfordshire District Council officers have urged web users to look out for fraudulent emails claiming to come from the authority.
Samaritans in North Hertfordshire and Stevenage is replacing what is often seen as the toughest day of the year with a chance to have a brew and a catch-up.
August saw Progress 8 results released – the first lot since the new 1 to 9 grading system was rolled out nationwide in the last academic year.
There were plenty of feel-good news stories in July as we featured emotional stories of testing challenges, with even a family of ducks getting in on the action.
The wait for the Christmas lights is finally over in Hitchin, Letchworth and Stevenage Old Town as the big switch-ons were held over the weekend.
Community groups are coming together to give a Christmas hamper to individuals and families living in Hitchin and the surrounding villages.
It’s fair to say it never really feels like Christmas in your hometown until the lights are switched on.
North Herts and Stevenage remembered the fallen of the two world wars and other conflicts on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday over the weekend.
Stevenage and North Herts will remember those who have fought and died in conflicts across the globe at a series of Remembrance events and services this weekend.