Our county's police and crime commissioner has spoken of his support for a "vigorous" stop and search policy in the county, as latest figures indicate knife crime is on the rise in Hertfordshire.

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Yesterday, 17:25

Two teenagers from Hitchin have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in a Stevenage Tesco car park.

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Stevenage
Yesterday, 16:28

Two major Stevenage roads will be closed tomorrow after works that were scheduled for today had to be postponed.

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Stevenage
Yesterday, 15:46

Police have given the all clear to residents in Wisden Road after there were earlier reports of a bomb scare in Stevenage.

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Stevenage
Thu, 18:10

The number of recorded criminal offences involving knives in our area has risen, according to the latest figures released.

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Thu, 13:42

A pupil from Hitchin has reached the final of a national cooking competition, which will see her share a stage with a top-tier chef.

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Hitchin
Thu, 12:36

New projects and ideas that would make our communities safer are being encouraged by the county's police and crime commissioner.

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Wed, 16:55

The regeneration of Churchgate is set to be a hot topic at a public consultation on the future of Hitchin town centre, with the community urged to share their views.

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Hitchin
Wed, 15:40

NHS staff from our area have shared their thoughts on their pay, working hours, discrimination or abuse in the workplace and staff numbers in the annual NHS Staff survey, released yesterday.

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Wed, 14:36

A number of crimes took place near a derelict building in Clifton last week, leading police to appeal for people with any information to come forward.

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Clifton
Wed, 12:00

Support for Hitchin to become a 'plastic free' town is growing, as BID manager Tom Hardy has joined in making the pledge.

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Hitchin
Mon, 17:44

A Pirton mother who called a transgender woman a 'pig in a wig' during a Twitter row was handed a two-year conditional discharge at St Albans Magistrates' Court last week.

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Pirton Hitchin
Mon, 16:01

Almost 25,000 applications have been submitted by EU citizens and their families to continue living in our area under a government scheme, new figures have revealed.

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Stevenage
Friday, February 14, 2020

An elderly couple who live in Hitchin and have been married for more than 60 years shared the secrets of their successful marriage on Valentine's Day.

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Hitchin
Friday, February 14, 2020

A Cambridgeshire man has been arrested on suspicion of a committing a serious assault that took place in Hitchin last year.

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Hitchin Peterborough
Friday, February 14, 2020

Adults experiencing mental health crises will have better access to emergency health assessments and treatment closer to home, thanks to a £3 million funding boost from NHS England.

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Hertfordshire
Thursday, February 13, 2020

A private hospital in Hitchin has become the latest institution to adopt a popular hidden disability awareness scheme.

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Hitchin
Thursday, February 13, 2020

A secondary school in Hitchin has teamed up with a Hertfordshire care home in a pen pal project, in an initiative that connects the old generation with the new.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A Hitchin school will be closed tomorrow and Friday due to boiler issues.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Met Office is warning people to expect delays to travel across Hertfordshire and beyond as Storm Dennis is set to hit Britain this weekend.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Trains heading northbound through Stevenage are currently delayed after animals were spotted on the tracks.

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Stevenage Hitchin
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The deadline is approaching this weekend to have your say on plans that could see a new sports hall and more than 100 homes built in Hitchin.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Following the devastation brought by Storm Ciara over the weekend, a countywide consumer watchdog has issued a warning over a spate of cold callers offering "expensive" and "unnecessary" roof repairs.

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Hertfordshire
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The average council tax bill in Hertfordshire will rise £10 this year, in order to pay for Herts police force numbers reaching their highest level since 2010.

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Hertfordshire
Monday, February 10, 2020

A Stevenage resident has described a near miss that could have seriously injured her and her daughter as "extremely terrifying" after Storm Ciara ripped through Stevenage over the weekend.

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Stevenage
Monday, February 10, 2020

A viral video has been widely shared online, showing a portaloo being blown across a road near Hitchin.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A co-ordinator from North Herts College has become one of just four teachers in the UK who were awarded a prestigious teaching fellowship to share their knowledge with students across the country.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A couple that run a successful Hitchin business are attempting to raise thousands of pounds to build a solar-powered well in Ghana.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

The owner of a booming Hitchin business has spoken about the positive impact Veganuary has had on her café since it opened five years ago.

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Hitchin
Sunday, February 9, 2020

North Hertfordshire Museum will mark LGBQT+ history month with a display illustrating the diversity of people in the district's history.

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