The BBC has broadcast a radio show from a garden shed to fulfil the long-held ambition of a DJ who for 45 years has had the smallest audience in the country - his wife.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

A play designed to strip dementia of its fear and help prevent the isolation of sufferers is set to be performed by a pop-up theatre company with a pay-what-you-can policy.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

This year’s Stevenage Walking Festival will take place from May 4 to 12.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

A life-saving scanner that can spot the early signs of liver damage has been bought by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity to help launch a Fibroscan service.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

The daughter of an 89-year-old woman with dementia who is confined to a wheelchair says her mother can no longer shop in a town centre superstore because all the trolleys for use with a wheelchair have either been stolen or vandalised.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Redundancies are being made at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline in Stevenage as part of “a new approach to research and development”.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

McDonald’s in Stevenage town centre is set to permanently close, prompting concerns about the significant number of vacant retail units in the shopping area.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

More than 70 people turned out for the funeral of a homeless man who died in the bitter cold.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Expect jaw-dropping dog displays, expert talks and celebrity appearances at next month’s DogFest at Knebworth House.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

The granddaughter of a man who collected money for the Poppy Appeal in Stevenage for almost 60 years is running the London Marathon in his memory.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

A mental health support group set up in Stevenage to help men open up about their psychological struggles now has close to 3,000 members.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A community group has formally requested to be treated as a potential buyer of a village pub and has six months to develop a plan and raise the money.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

A Stevenage landlord has received a hefty fine for endangering the lives of his tenants by failing to meet the most basic of health and safety standards.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Fire crews were called to a home in Stevenage this morning, where a person living there had to be treated for burns.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

A university student is planning to walk 100 miles in four days to raise money for a charity which supports community development in some of the poorest regions in the world.

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Nobel School Stevenage Lincoln
Friday, April 5, 2019

Sanitary products are being collected for a women’s refuge as part of a campaign to tackle period poverty.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

A firefighter diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder due to horrific things he has witnessed is set to take on one of the world’s toughest races to raise money for a charity which provides mental health support to firefighters.

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Stevenage St Albans
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Our hospital trust is consistently failing to meet waiting time targets when it comes to A&E, cancer care, planned operations and mental health therapy.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

A headteacher took part in a charity bike ride on Friday in support of two bereaved students who lost their father to bowel cancer earlier this year.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Two supporters of a rehab centre which has changed the lives of people gripped by addiction will be pushing their limits when they run to raise money for the charity.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

A digital Stevenage Sports Hall of Fame has been launched, recognising how the town has produced top quality athletes over the decades.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Action is needed now to ensure there is enough water for the future, Affinity Water has warned.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Volunteers are needed to help clean up Stevenage neighbourhoods.

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Sharon Taylor Stevenage Borough Council
Saturday, March 23, 2019

An Easter egg appeal has been launched to help bring smiles to the faces of people who are homeless.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Budding young engineers took part in a challenge which saw primary school teams building Lego models and programming moving parts.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

A well-respected headteacher who is leaving his job at Easter has been nominated dozens of times in the Teacher of the Year category of the Comet Community Awards.

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Comet Community Awards Stevenage
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Filming for a drama based on a true story and aimed at raising awareness of early-onset Parkinson’s disease is set to start on Saturday.

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United Kingdom Canada Stevenage
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Stevenage MP has rubbished the borough council’s signing of a contract with developer Mace Group Ltd for the town centre redevelopment because planning permission and funding have not been secured.

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Stephen McPartland Stevenage Borough Council NHS Stevenage
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A 13-year-old girl who has had her head shaved after her mum’s battle with breast cancer says she wants to inspire other girls not to get hung up on the way they look, but to build their self-esteem from within.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

The Roaring Meg Retail Park in Stevenage will be alive with the sound of music on Sunday as members of the UK’s largest contemporary choir sing to raise money for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

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