A stalwart Stevenage councillor has paid tribute to his long-serving colleague and mentor Peter Metcalfe who has died at the age of 86.
There was an international flavour at a Letchworth school this month as a group of Italian teenagers visited for two weeks.
A former football coach who was arrested in Stevenage last year after being found unconscious in a hotel in the town has been charged with 55 child sex offences.
A caring 80-year-old hair stylist from Stevenage helped rescue a lost mother duck and her nine ducklings by walking with them for ¾ mile across busy roads and open fields to water.
A student from Potton has taken a trip back in time to find out more about her Italian heritage.
The Urban Soul Orchestra is set to release a Classic Ibiza album ahead of its Knebworth House performance next month.
Children and staff at a Henlow school were delighted to be joined by the Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire for the opening of their new sensory garden.
Two Letchworth-based winners of a top business award have met the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception.
A team of staff from a Biggleswade school for pupils with special educational needs completed a 10-mile charity challenge to raise almost £450 for charity.
Happy to report a wonderful Sunday evening at the town hall – the Stax Academy students from Memphis, Tennessee, gave a stellar performance, as well as busking on Market Place the previous day.
A great foodie day out for all the family is on the menu in Knebworth this weekend courtesy of the Great British Food Festival.
Not many people can say they have played golf with Bobby Moore, bowled a maiden over to Geoffrey Boycott or been Sir Henry Cooper’s caddy – but the legendary landlord of Baldock’s Victoria pub has done all three.
The dance anthems to be performed on stage at next month’s Classic Ibiza concert in Knebworth have been revealed.
Thieves broke into a car in Clifton in the early hours of yesterday morning and stole computer equipment worth £1,000.
A village near Hitchin is set to hold a celebration of scarecrows this weekend in aid of Garden House Hospice Care.
An abusive ex-boyfriend from Biggleswade who drunkenly smashed into his way into a young woman’s home and beat her up has today been jailed.
Stevenage Museum is celebrating the history of the town’s historic Charter Fair in its new exhibition which opens next Saturday (July 29).
This week’s focus is a brand-new event for the town centre – the Letchworth Arts Takeover, this Saturday from 10am to 6pm.
July has been a special month for a school in Hitchin, as staff and pupils paid tribute to a former governor who passed away from cancer.
A Hitchin group has decided to help the homeless by producing their own cook book.
A Hitchin cub pack has raised money for a charity trip to Nepal by completing an epic climbing challenge.
A family festival in Hitchin has raised money for charity while also bringing fun for all to the town.
Next time you are at Stevenage nightclub Bar&Beyond, spare a thought for the artists who slaved away to craft the tunes that provide the soundtrack for your night.
A DVD delving into the history of Hitchin went on sale on Saturday ahead of a talk and film screening in the town.
Stevenage schoolchildren and teachers wore football kit and brightly coloured clothes to raise more than £500 in memory of brave Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery.
“We just don’t know what impact Brexit will have on business, but we’re determined to remain an integral part of the European space programme.”
Volunteers are being sought to support a new Barnardo’s store set to open in Stevenage in celebratory fashion at the end of August.
There is heavy congestion on the A1 near Biggleswade and Sandy this evening.
A man in his 70s had cash stolen from him after a fall in Hitchin town centre – with police today appealing to find those responsible.
There were cheers all round after around 30 youngsters ‘graduated’ from a Hitchin pre-school.
Vintage aircraft including the oldest flying British aeroplane in the world went on display near Biggleswade at the weekend.
Police have launched an appeal to trace a man who is wanted in connection with an assault in Hitchin.
Talented youngsters from a Hitchin school performed at the world renowned National Theatre.
A Hitchin brass band has received a generous donation of percussion instruments ahead of a concert this Saturday.
An A507 joy-rider who was sniffed out by a police dog following a two-mile pursuit on foot from Baldock to Stotfold has been jailed for two years.
A rock band will pay tribute to their much-missed drummer by performing at a music festival in aid of the Moggerhanger hospice that cared for him in his last days.
A former vice-chairman of Arlesey Town Council accused of assaulting his wife has had his crown court trial put back to October.
A series of road closures are in place this week affecting Stevenage and North Herts.
Actor, writer, broadcaster, comedian and all-round good-egg Emma Kennedy is coming to Hitchin as the town’s festival draws to a close.
A woman devastated after her cat was killed on a road which is a “speeding blackspot” has started a petition to call for traffic calming measures to be introduced.
A drunk driver who was caught at the wheel in a village near Hitchin while more than three times the alcohol limit is now behind bars.
The demolition of a Victorian school building has caused outrage in the Shefford community, amid fears of asbestos contamination.
A car crashed into a lamppost opposite Stevenage’s police station in Lytton Way this afternoon.
Three adults and a child have been taken to hospital after a head-on crash between a car and a van in Knebworth this afternoon.
There were smiles all-round at a Hitchin pre-school when they held a special events week.
A road is closed in Knebworth after a crash involving a car and a van, with an air ambulance landing at the scene to help assist four casualties.
Fundraisers will get covered in colour, splashed with water and smothered in foam while supporting hospice care in Stevenage later this month.
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