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Punk rock hero Feargal Sharkey visited Welwyn yesterday, revealing talents fans would never have guessed at in his 1970s and 1980s heyday.

A ‘girly’ Welwyn Garden City pug has got through to the top 50 of a modelling competition, beating 900 others of its popular breed.

Plans to change a vacant butchers near Welwyn into a cafe have been submitted to Welwyn Hatfield Council.

A man has been charged in connection with an robbery at a newsagent in Welwyn Garden City.

Welwyn Hatfield Council has urged voluntary organisations to submit their applications for grants of up to £2k.

Potters Bar News

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sir Roger Moore, who died of cancer this week aged 89, had a long association with filming in Hertfordshire and received an honorary degree from the county’s Hatfield-based university.

The clockwise carriageway of the M25 motorway was completely shut after an accident near Potters Bar during yesterday’s evening rush hour.

A Potters Bar woman who suffered a brain injury that left her blind and unable to walk has finished a charity marathon that she created herself.

A Hatfield youth centre has been used as a backdrop to a two-hour rockumentary drama set in the town in 1967.

The leader of Hertsmere Council has paid tribute to Sir Roger Moore who he described as ‘a charming gentleman’ after meeting the Bond actor.

Sport

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Applications for the Hertfordshire Talented Athlete Programme are now open.

A Hatfield-based inline hockey team has dominated an international tournament in France – winning both first and second position.

Rain and a frustrating second-wicket stand combined to send Potters Bar to defeat at home to Letchworth Garden City in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Premier Division.

Pupils from Monk’s Walk School took in the excitement of a day of top-class basketball at the British Basketball League’s finals day held at the O2.

Welwyn Hatfield Mosquitos produced a stunning comeback against Kings Lynn Patriots to mark their first home game at their new home with a 34-32 victory.

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Heritage

Sunday, April 23, 2017

If you have visited Hatfield House since it reopened to the public you may have seen one or two things looking a little out of place in the park and gardens.

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Heritage enthusiasts have called for the visible remnants of Hatfield’s famous aeroplane factory to be protected or at least recorded for posterity before they are obliterated.

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Hatfield House, Park & Gardens will open again for visitors this Easter weekend.

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An early booking offer for this summer’s Battle Proms concert at Hatfield House ends soon.

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There will be plenty of holiday fun at Knebworth House this weekend with the stately home’s annual Easter Trail for children and then jousting back to thrill visitors.

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