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As North Hertforshire baked in the UK’s hottest weather since 1976, Comet photographer Danny Loo cooled off by visiting some of our splash parks and swimming pools to see how families were coping in the heat.

The weather held as crowds packed King George V playing fields for the annual Stevenage Day celebrations yesterday.

The Letchworth Festival kicked off with a buzz at the weekend with a sewing bee, live music, sports and much more in the hot weather.

Letchworth town centre was packed over the weekend as sun-bathed foodies tucked into fare from all over the world at the annual food and drink festival.

Sci-fi fans got the chance to meet stars from Doctor Who, James Bond, Star Wars and other cult TV shows and movies at a Sci-fi autograph show in Stevenage on Saturday..

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A Biggleswade pubgoer was allegedly robbed and assaulted after taking a ride in what turned out to be an unlicensed minicab at the weekend – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

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