August saw Progress 8 results released – the first lot since the new 1 to 9 grading system was rolled out nationwide in the last academic year.
The Poppy Appeal organiser for the Hitchin area has announced that more than £28,000 has been raised in the town this year.
People gathered for a two-minute silence at 11am on Saturday to remember those who have lost their lives in conflict, with this year marking the 99th anniversary of the truce which ended the First World War.
Poppy collectors for the Royal British Legion have been out in force across north east Bedfordshire ahead of armistice day on Saturday.
Stevenage and North Herts will remember those who have fought and died in conflicts across the globe at a series of Remembrance events and services this weekend.
Someone tried to burn down the former headquarters of Hitchin’s Royal British Legion branch at the weekend – and police have today appealed for witnesses.
Tributes have been paid to a cherished character of Knebworth who ran weekly ‘meat raffles’ at the village’s Royal British Legion for almost four decades.
One of the few remaining veterans of the Second World War Dunkirk evacuation received a standing ovation when he was invited to watch the new film Dunkirk at Cineworld in Stevenage.
The old and bold of Stotfold, Arlesey and beyond have come together to mark a century since the start of the Third Battle of Ypres.
The proud standard bearer for Baldock’s Royal British Legion is to parade with the Hertfordshire county standard in front of the Queen this November.
The communities of North Herts demonstrated their support for our troops and veterans at the weekend – with cadets drilling, pipers piping and more on Armed Forces Day.
What a difference a week makes. It’s only been seven days since my last column but in that time I’ve been busy launching a new website dedicated for Stevenage town centre.
Stevenage’s MP and mayor joined the Royal British Legion and other veterans yesterday for the raising of the Armed Forces Day flag ahead of this year’s celebration on Saturday.
From medieval combat to fairground fun and classic cars, there was something for everyone as the 34th Baldock Festival wrapped up this weekend.
Respects are to be paid on Friday to a war hero and great-great-grandfather from Biggleswade who has died at the age of 96.
The Royal British Legion has put out an urgent call for a volunteer to ensure the Poppy Appeal continues in the village of Weston.