Hitchin’s online community has been split over the Black Lives Matter protests that are sweeping the globe in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

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Hitchin
Thu, 18:10

A Black Lives Matter protest is coming to Hitchin this weekend, as worldwide protests continue after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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Hitchin
Mon, 13:04

Small businesses in North Hertfordshire have been given a much-needed boost after the launch of a new grant scheme.

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Hitchin
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Work to construct a new play area in Hitchin is set to begin this month, the first step in housing association settle’s £20 million John Barker Place redevelopment plans.

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Hitchin
Friday, May 29, 2020

New social distancing measures were put in place in Hitchin to ensure the public’s safety this week, but some residents are concerned these measures could negatively impact the town’s beloved high streets.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami has urged the public to “move on” from the Dominic Cummings saga, while admitting the government’s communication in the early stages of lockdown was “a failure”.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

A popular Hitchin comedy club will be hosting a live-streamed interview with impressionist Rory Bremner next week.

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Plans for a vehicle scrapyard in the heart of Hitchin have been backed by Hertfordshire’s county councillors – despite some admitting there are pollution concerns.

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Hitchin
Saturday, May 23, 2020

A Hitchin man has set himself the challenge of wearing fancy dress to work every day for a month, in the hopes it will boost the mental health of friends, family and colleagues during lockdown.

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Hitchin
Friday, May 22, 2020

The management of Chicken George has confirmed when they are set to open their Hitchin branch, and it may be sooner than you think.

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Hitchin
Friday, May 22, 2020

A former North Herts College pupil is set to release her debut novel later this month, something she says is a 20–year “dream come true”.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Hitchin Market looks set to welcome the public and traders back from the start of June, with a number of new measures to ensure shoppers and stallholders are kept safe.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Citizens Advice North Herts is reminding residents that it is still helping those who need support to access it.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Feed Up Warm Up had a surprise visit from a former Premier League and England goalkeeper, who dropped off some supplies to the charity yesterday evening.

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Hitchin
Thursday, May 14, 2020

A Hitchin–based mental health wellbeing service is urging companies to regularly check in with staff during the coronavirus crisis.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A new chicken restaurant and takeaway has been given the go–ahead to open in Hitchin town centre.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A lifelong teacher who devoted her career and later life to educating the young people of Stevenage, Hitchin and Hatfield has sadly passed away.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A Hitchin care home has marked International Nurses Day by handing out luxury hampers to 17 of its community nurses as a thank you for their service in the fight against coronavirus.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Herts police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after Hitchin Cricket Club was vandalised and had property stolen.

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Hitchin
Monday, May 11, 2020

There were street parties and sunshine aplenty last Friday, as the people of Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and beyond marked the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A graffiti message that challenges the government’s updated coronavirus response measures has been left on a busy Hitchin street.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

A Hitchin family say their daughters’ dreams have been “crushed” after her offer to attend a St Albans cycling academy was revoked.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

GP practices and community pharmacies across East and North Hertfordshire will remain open for people this May Bank Holiday.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

A number of residents on a busy Hitchin street have revealed their long battle with one absent homeowner, who they say has allowed vermin, crime and dilapidation onto the street.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A Hitchin vintage store will be playing an important role in a national breastfeeding celebration day tomorrow.

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Hitchin
Monday, May 4, 2020

A Hitchin–based pilates studio has been joining forces with celebrity clients to deliver live lockdown classes on Instagram to keep the country fit during the coronavirus crisis.

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Hitchin
Sunday, May 3, 2020

Great Northern and Thameslink services have been disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Hitchin and Royston.

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Councillors in North Hertfordshire are set to decide whether or not to licence a new takeaway and restaurant in Hitchin.

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Hitchin
Thursday, April 30, 2020

The Rotary Club of Hitchin Tilehouse has raised more than £6,000 in two weeks, despite having to cancel two of their three major annual fundraisers due to coronavirus.

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Hitchin
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Three Hitchin primary school teachers who were sacked because their SATS results were too good have won their case at an employment tribunal.

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Hitchin
Thursday, April 30, 2020

A Hitchin care home threw a special birthday party for one of its residents recently, with friends and family invited to the virtual celebrations.

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Hitchin
Monday, April 27, 2020

Hitchin residents have been sharing their thoughts on a planning application that would see two multi–storey residential blocks built in the centre of the town.

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Hitchin
Monday, April 27, 2020

North Hertfordshire College has been busy contributing to community efforts to help support the NHS and surrounding community during the coronavirus crisis.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In an attempt to kill time and bring some much needed giggles during the lockdown period, one retired teacher from Hitchin has created a weird and wacky obstacle course for squirrels in his back garden.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

One organisation in Hitchin is urging people to support a national challenge to save charities, as one expert is predicting an unprecedented funding shortfall due to coronavirus.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

A care home in Hitchin has launched a ‘history hunt’ to discover and share the stories of its historic building, which was formerly a boarding school and maternity hospital.

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Hitchin
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

A private hospital in Hitchin is teaming up with the National Health Service to provide additional emergency capacity during the coronavirus crisis.

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Hitchin
Monday, April 20, 2020

A couple that run a Hitchin–based business will be hosting a virtual workshop that will cover everything from plastic pollution to music and dance lessons.

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Hitchin
Friday, April 17, 2020

Hitchin residents have taken to social media after seeing their private land become a fly-tipping hot spot during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Impromptu street bands are popping up all over Hitchin to serenade our key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Organisers have sadly had to cancel this year’s Hitchin Festival in July due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

A Hitchin care home has been making the most of modern technology to keep their residents connected to family and friends during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Organisers of a popular Hitchin comedy night are appealing for supporters to help keep the club afloat during the current coronavirus crisis.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

An umbrella group that has been the voice of Hitchin for almost 30 years has responded to the district council’s consultation on Churchgate with their thoughts on the site’s future.

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Hitchin
Friday, March 27, 2020

Like much of the UK, the Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock communities came together last night to applaud our carers, healthcare workers, nurses and doctors and everyone else battling the coronavirus outbreak.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A young woman from Hitchin looks set to be stranded thousands of miles from home for the foreseeable future as international travel continues to be clamped down amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The owner of one of the oldest shops in Hitchin town centre has spoken about her time in Churchgate and the changes she would like to see made there in the coming years.

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Hitchin
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Pupils from a school in Hitchin have raised more than £1,500 for two Letchworth-based charities by using their entreprenuerial spirit.

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Hitchin
Saturday, March 14, 2020

A monthly Hitchin comedy club has postponed next week’s gig in the town due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Hitchin’s town centre manager has reacted to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget that was announced earlier this week – describing the relief packages as coming at the “perfect time”.

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