11:56

A day of family fun billed as the ultimate baby and toddler festival is coming to Hitchin – and discounted early-bird tickets went on sale yesterday.

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Hitchin
Yesterday, 10:13

Trees came down across North Herts and Stevenage as strong winds lashed the area on Wednesday night.

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North Herts District Council
Yesterday, 08:32

Just when are we going to see the North Hertfordshire Museum in Hitchin fully open? That will be the topic of discussion at a public ‘crisis meeting’ next week.

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Labour
Thu, 13:47

Do you know an unsung hero that deserves to be recognised? Well now is your time to act as the Comet Community Awards 2018 launches today.

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Hertfordshire County Council
Tue, 12:44

The team at North Hertfordshire Museum are celebrating after they won £60,000 of grant funding that will ensure Roman treasures stay in the district.

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Tony Hunter
Tue, 10:04

A demonstration against NHS cuts gained hundreds of supporters in Hitchin town centre at the weekend.

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Lister Hospital
Mon, 13:40

A passer-by intervened to help a 14-year-old boy escape a mugger in Hitchin – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

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Hitchin
Mon, 11:34

A Hitchin author’s book based on how she fell in love with a fellow commuter is now outselling the Donald Trump exposé Fire and Fury on Amazon’s Kindle store.

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Donald Trump
Mon, 08:44

A department store that was an institution of Hitchin life for a century and a half has closed its doors for the last time.

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Keith Hoskins
Sunday, January 14, 2018

A choir is offering a unique and free opporunity to someone who intends to pop the question next month – a secret singing flash-mob to accompany the proposal.

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Stevenage
Sunday, January 14, 2018

People caught short in North Herts could head to one of three award-winning lavatories, after they were awarded accolades for their cleanliness.

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North Hertfordshire District Council
Saturday, January 13, 2018

January can seem like a long, grey and gloomy month – while many see the new year as a fresh start with new beginnings and opportunities, many others struggle until those first signs of spring appear.

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Hitchin
Saturday, January 13, 2018

North Herts District Council has moved to reassure wheelchair users that the new museum in Hitchin will be fully accessible.

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Tony Hunter
Friday, January 12, 2018

A public consultation has been launched over a proposal to create an independent organisation to deliver Hertfordshire’s library services on behalf of the cash-strapped county council, which is struggling to balance its books.

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Herts County Council
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

This month sees a jam-packed programme at Hitchin Folk Club as musicians look to get the year off in style.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Staff and students at Hitchin Boys’ School are mourning the loss of a popular teacher who tragically took his own life shortly after Christmas.

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Hitchin Boys' School
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a respected mathematician and prominent Hitchin figure ahead of his funeral on Thursday.

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St Mary's Church
Monday, January 8, 2018

It’s all change for the Business Improvement Districts of North Herts – as Hitchin and Letchworth both welcome new BID managers.

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Tom Hardy
Monday, January 8, 2018

The leader of North Herts District Council has not ruled out using a compulsory purchase order to resolve the impasse over the authority’s museum in Hitchin.

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Lynda Needham
Sunday, January 7, 2018

A bird silhoutted against lights at Heathrow Airport is the subject of the winning wildlife photo in a national competition – and the photographer is from Hitchin.

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Samuel Whitbread Academy
Sunday, January 7, 2018

A prominent international entrepreneur is to outline her business story when she speaks in Hitchin later this month.

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Hitchin
Saturday, January 6, 2018

An 11-year-old actress from Hitchin spent her Christmas holidays treading the boards at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

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Priory School
Friday, January 5, 2018

North Herts District Council has been called upon to return to the negotiating table over the Hitchin Town Hall and North Hertfordshire Museum debacle.

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Lynda Needham
Friday, January 5, 2018

A Hitchin writer is set to release her debut novel next week, with all royalties to be donated to Cancer Research UK in memory of her sister.

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St Mary's Church
Thursday, January 4, 2018

A Hitchin care home that was earmarked for housing could be replaced by retirement flats.

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North Herts District Council
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Hitchin is no longer the home of England Netball after the national body moved away following almost three decades.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Chaos is continuing on the rails this morning with lines still blocked between Royston and Cambridge.

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Peterborough
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Trains are delayed through North Hertfordshire this morning after power lines went down because of the high winds overnight and police and fire services are warning motorists to beware of fallen trees.

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Network Rail
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A Hitchin school made the biggest donation of 2017 to the district’s food bank over the festive period.

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Priory School
Monday, January 1, 2018

Almost 300 runners in Santa hats kicked off the festive month as they took on the biggest ever 5km Santa Canta in Letchworth.

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