An “horrific and cowardly” 30-year-old from Hitchin has been sentenced for his part in a frightening aggravated burglary at a Letchworth family home, which saw a mum and her two young children threatened with a hammer.
Letchworth’s household waste recycling site has been temporarily closed this afternoon, due to police advice over traffic concerns.
Letchworth’s highly-anticipated Christmas lights switch-on takes place in the town centre tomorrow.
A record number of runners – totalling more than 1,700 – took part in the Standalone 10k yesterday, which has been described by organisers as the most environmentally-friendly race they’ve held.
Two burglars were jailed last week after targeting small businesses and shops in a six-week crime spree across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, including in Codicote, Harpenden and Letchworth.