A much-loved teacher took his own life after struggling with drug addiction and mental health problems, an inquest has heard.
The headteachers of six secondary schools in Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock have again sent a joint letter to parents, warning of a “funding crisis”.
An iconic Hitchin pub that closed last year is back with a bang under the team behind one of the town’s favourite coffeehouses.
Schools across Hitchin are on lockdown today as emergency crews tackle a 100-tonne electrical goods fire on the town’s industrial estate.
Hitchin’s British Schools Museum is to benefit from a new partnership with a firm of financial advisors, ahead of an exhibition on educator Joseph Lancaster.
A Hitchin musician is set to return to his roots after a series of high profile gigs at Club 85 on May 11.
A Hitchin 21-year-old who died in a road collision while walking home from a night out with friends has been described as someone “loved by everybody who knew him”.
Hitchin gymnasts have returned with national honours from a trampolining championship in Northern Ireland.
Hitchin’s cricket and hockey players are a step closer to new 21st-century facilities after a deal was struck to sell a strip of land off for housing.
Many Stevenage and North Herts secondary schools were left disappointed by their ranking after new education progress tables were released last week.
Hitchin’s original punks are to play the whole of their first CD in order during a homecoming gig in the town this month.
Staff and students at Hitchin Boys’ School are mourning the loss of a popular teacher who tragically took his own life shortly after Christmas.
Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a respected mathematician and prominent Hitchin figure ahead of his funeral on Thursday.
Most schools in North Herts and Stevenage are closed today due to conditions after the weekend’s snow.
The Christmas lights are now shining bright in Hitchin’s Market Place – and the Comet has gone behind the scenes to meet the team behind the annual display and much more.
Teams of entrepreneurs taking part in the Young Enterprise Company Programme set up trade stands and sold their wares to the public for the first time at the Hitchin Christmas trade fair.
Progress has been made to resolve the heating problems at Hitchin Boys’ School, with older students set to return to classes on Monday.
Heating problems have forced staff at Hitchin Boys’ School to send pupils home today amid the cold, with most students set to stay away tomorrow as engineers get to work.
This was the scene as a 15-year-old Hitchin lad was entrusted with a hydraulic claw to bust open the door on a Ford Focus.
Bake sales, games and a beat-the-goalie competition are among the schemes that have helped Hitchin Boys’ School students raise £1,715.32 for charity over the past year.
The head at Hitchin Boys’ School has saluted his pupils on an “outstanding” set of GCSE results.
The headteacher of Hitchin Boys’ School has said students deserve “great credit” after receiving their A-level results today – with 12 boys receiving straight A* and A grades.
Pupils from Hitchin Boys’ School have told the Comet that its expansion will “enhance the area”, after the plans were given the green light.