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Yesterday, 17:44

Stevenage’s pubs and restaurants are well and truly open for business after a successful week of trialling new COVID-secure measures to keep punters safe.

A Hitchin-based charity for young people is set to receive almost £2,000 in grant funding from North Hertfordshire District Council’s Hitchin Committee.

People in Hitchin enjoyed the sunshine and shared smiles over the weekend, as some of the town’s pubs, restaurants and bars reopened for the first time in months.

Do you know someone who has contributed to the community year after year for as long as you can remember?

An independent car dealership in Hitchin marked its 10 year anniversary with cake, balloons and a visit from the town centre manager.

Stevenage

Yesterday, 17:44

Stevenage’s pubs and restaurants are well and truly open for business after a successful week of trialling new COVID-secure measures to keep punters safe.

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Hitchin

Yesterday, 17:16

A Hitchin-based charity for young people is set to receive almost £2,000 in grant funding from North Hertfordshire District Council’s Hitchin Committee.

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Letchworth & Baldock

Yesterday, 08:47

The victims of an apparent dog theft fraud are now appealing for fresh information, more than a year since their two bull terriers went missing in suspicious circumstances.

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What's On

Saturday, July 4, 2020

A special ‘Thank You NHS’ Spitfire is scheduled to fly over Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire hospitals on Sunday to mark the 72nd birthday of the National Health Service.

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Business

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Renting a desk in a shared office space can boost your productivity and help you work better at home.

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The owner of a Hitchin pub has discussed lockdown, society’s ‘new normal’ and his excitement at reopening, as he prepares to greet customers again for the first time in months on Saturday.

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Plans are under way to transform Hitchin’s market square into an outdoor dining area for the summer.

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Heritage

Mon, 17:07

It was an NHS birthday to remember for Lister Hospital yesterday, as it discharged its final coronavirus patient from the Intensive Care Unit – a landmark moment in the hospital’s fight against COVID-19.

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Knebworth House and the park’s adventure playground will reopen to visitors this weekend.

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Following yesterday’s announcement that many UK cinemas are expected to reopen from July 4, the Broadway Cinema in Letchworth has said it is “keen to open as soon as possible.”

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An urgent funding appeal to save the Letchworth Settlement from closure has received a “very promising” reaction, since news of its imminent closure spread last week.

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A grassroots petition to reinstate the Letchworth bandstand has been given short shrift by Letchworth councillors.

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Mon, 08:00

Concerns The Crooked Billet pub in Stevenage’s Symonds Geen has permanently closed are unfounded.

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