Letchworth’s doomed Town Lodge building has been handed an unlikely lifeline thanks to a planning dispute between developers and the district council, it has emerged.
Two high value mountain bikes were stolen during a burglary in Letchworth over the weekend – and police are now appealing for the public’s help to find them.
The play areas at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth are set for an upgrade – and residents are invited to share their views.
The historic Letchworth Settlement has been saved from imminent closure thanks to an overwhelming response to its crowdfunding appeal, it emerged last week.
Five-year-old Betty-Leigh Allinson completed her final fundraising bike ride last week, having collected more than £25,000 for Letchworth-based Garden House Hospice.
Sculptures along Letchworth’s Garden City Greenway have moved to Standalone Farm after they were badly damaged by vandals for a fourth time in 15 months.
The list of restaurants, pubs and cafés in and around Letchworth and Baldock that have signed up for the Eat Out to Help Out discount has been updated, as the scheme launches today.
A planning application to create more affordable homes in Letchworth has been jointly submitted by the Heritage Foundation and First Garden Cities Homes.
The suspected organiser of an illegal Letchworth rave has been punished by police as officers look to crack down on the number of illegal raves being held in North Herts.
A paedophile from Letchworth has been jailed for more than two years after pleading guilty to multiple sex offences.
A resident-led survey that will determine the future upgrades at a pair of Letchworth play areas is set to begin.
A man has suffered “potentially life-changing injuries” and remains in hospital after he and his brother were assaulted outside a Letchworth pub on Friday.
Staff and residents at a Letchworth care home have sent out a huge thank you to families, friends, businesses and members of the community for all their support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the last few months we’ve had so much to worry about that plastic pollution has taken a back seat. But the problem hasn’t gone away, so perhaps now is the time to take action again.
Emergency services rushed to a Letchworth car dealership earlier today as a man suffered from breathing difficulties after coming into contact with an unknown “hazardous substance.”
A man from Hitchin has been forced to repay almost £1,000 after pleading guilty to illegally fly-tipping waste in Letchworth Garden City.
After four months of closure, Letchworth’s Standalone Farm and Broadway Cinema attractions will reopen in August, the Heritage Foundation confirmed last week.
Party goers were seen running across the A1(M) to attend an illegal rave in Letchworth on Saturday night.
Compassionate Neighbours, the joint partnership between Garden House Hospice Care, Isabel Hospice and Respite at Home Volunteers, is celebrating its first anniversary.
Letchworth’s emergency coronavirus helpline set up to support residents through lockdown will close today, the Heritage Foundation has confirmed.
A Stevenage-based homeless charity is expanding into Letchworth, and residents are invited to have their say on the project.
Letchworth’s Arena Tavern pub has been given a new lease of life during lockdown, and has praised its “amazing customers” for adapting to the new social distancing measures.
A woman from Letchworth living with multiple sclerosis has spoken out against the town’s “dangerous” pedestrian crossings, after a traumatic fall left her needing hospital treatment.
The bodies which oversee the Hitchin and Letchworth outdoor pools have issued a joint statement on their plans to reopen in light of the government’s easing of coronavirus restrictions.
There will be no live theatre at Letchworth Broadway this year, as all shows have now sadly been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation has sadly announced several redundancies and service cuts in an attempt to plug a £2.6 million financial black hole brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
The owner of a Letchworth tattoo studio has slammed the ‘double standards’ of the government’s lockdown restrictions, as studios across the country still wait to be told when they can reopen.
An award-winning Letchworth business has been bought by its staff and has become an employee ownership trust, it has emerged.
A man is being hunted by police after he fled from an arrest in Letchworth this morning.
Residents opposed to a residential development in Letchworth have not been persuaded by an amendment which has been made to the application.
Letchworth will be hosting a unique community event on Saturday, coinciding with the reopening of bars and restaurants.
On Saturday, July 4, Letchworth’s pubs and bars are free to reopen in a COVID secure environment – but not all of your favourite haunts will be pulling pints just yet.
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.”
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.
Bees have been pollinating flowers for more than 120 million years and they are exceedingly good at it. One species even gives us honey. What’s not to like?
Letchworth’s new discount cash and carry will now be open on Saturdays, the store’s management have confirmed.
A grassroots petition to reinstate the Letchworth bandstand has been given short shrift by Letchworth councillors.
A social and therapeutic horticultural project in Letchworth is set to become more accessible to people with disabilities.
A Letchworth councillor has been spending lockdown serving food from outside his front door – underneath what has become popularly known in the community as the ‘big blue gazebo.’
The Best Before Café in Letchworth is now open and serving food for the first time in three months.
Letchworth residents expressed shock and sadness yesterday as one of the town’s historic organisations announced it will be closing, due in part to the coronavirus pandemic.
In Letchworth there has been an incredible outpouring of support from groups, clubs and charities who have come together to help those impacted by COVID-19.
Letchworth’s non-essential shops and businesses pulled up their shutters this morning as they welcomed customers for the first time in nearly three months.
With the town centre set to reopen on Monday, the Letchworth Heritage Foundation is offering free car parking to encourage people to shop local.
Police in North Herts are reappealing for the public’s help to trace a man who is wanted on recall to prison.
A Letchworth headteacher has responded to an open letter addressed to her school earlier this week, which called for pupils to be re-educated on Britain’s colonial past.
A Letchworth gallery is opening a unique show at the end of this month, aimed at promoting topical social and political issues.
Alumni of a Letchworth school have penned an open letter to their former educators, urging a new curriculum which teaches young people about Britain’s colonial history.
A new discount cash and carry will open in Letchworth next week.