Friendly Fires have scored their second top 20 album success with the long-awaited Inflorescent. We spoke at length to singer Ed Macfarlane about the St Albans band's latest release and their spell away from the music scene.
A lorry shedding its load of heavy machinery in a Hitchin street a week ago saw motorists in the town face more than seven hours of disruption - leading a councillor to repeat her call for a new road to be built.
North Herts District Council's overview and scrutiny panel has gathered for three special meetings to discuss the issues faced when redeveloping Hitchin Town Hall and creating a district museum through a partnership - a debacle that spanned almost six years.
The mother of a 16-year-old Hitchin boy who suffered life-changing injuries after a freak accident at home has spoken to the Comet about how his dream of becoming a professional footballer has been crushed.