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Saturday, February 4, 2017
The kids get the balloon ready for launch.

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.

Fearnhill School word millionaire Poppy Del Greco, who was congratulated by Philip Pullman via tweet.

A Letchworth schoolgirl has been congratulated by author Philip Pullman after his books helped her to become a ‘word millionaire’ by reading a million words.

Illustrator and author James Mayhew speaks to children at St Francis' College in Letchworth.

Illustrator and author James Mayhew was at St Francis’ College in Letchworth last Saturday for an art workshop with 17 contest winners.

Astronaut Tim Peake speaks with Andy Stroomer from Stevenage's Airbus Defence & Space at the opening of the Airbus Foundation Discovery Space STEM Centre.

On the day he announced his return to space, British astronaut Tim Peake opened a brand new education centre at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage.

Marion Flavelle (second from left), who is retiring, with staff and pupils at Camps Hill Community Primary School in Stevenage.

A woman who has spent her working life showing ‘endless kindness’ and ensuring children feel safe and happy is retiring tomorrow after 28 years at a Stevenage primary school.

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A burglar who admitted stealing the cash tray from an off-licence till in Henlow has been jailed.

A burglar who admitted stealing the cash tray from an off-licence till in Henlow has been jailed.

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