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Police caught a young woman driving without insurance in Welwyn Garden City, after they noticed one of her car lights was broken.

A Hatfield man is furious after the borough council started chopping down trees outside his flat.

A man died yesterday evening after being struck by a train near Potters Bar.

The current cold snap is uncomfortable for primary school pupils in Welwyn, as their heating is out of action until boilers can be replaced.

A retired rugby player will be supporting his former club when he runs the London Marathon in April.

Potters Bar News

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A man died yesterday evening after being struck by a train near Potters Bar.

Following a woman being hit by a train at Hatfield Station, no Great Northern trains are stopping at the station.

A company director from Potters Bar is forming a flying task force to tackle the scourge of litter in and around his home town.

Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar schools have received their Progress 8 scores – the Government’s new measurement for pupil achievement introduced last year.

Police are appealing to members of the public to help trace a man who is wanted.

Sport

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Welwyn Garden City’s Contour Cycles race team claimed their first podium finish on Saturday with rider Dave Mitchinson finishing second in the E123 criterium road race held in Velopark, London.

Actor, and Hertfordshire resident, Simon Pegg was among the competitors for the Essendon Country Club 5K and 10K charity event, which also saw several Garden City Runners present.

Welwyn Garden City extended their league losing streak to five matches after Ella Hutson’s second-half brace saw them taste a 2-1 defeat at home to Harpenden Ladies.

Former Welwyn Garden City Boxing Club amateur fighter Mitchell Smith will return to the ring at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday, May 6.

New: Little ready to down Dallas

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Hatfield heavyweight boxer Tom Little will take on Tom Dallas on the Dovebox Knights of Thunder show at York Hall, London on Saturday, February 11.

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Heritage

Monday, January 9, 2017

An aviation museum that restores de Havilland aircraft and is home of the Mosquito museum has won a top tourism award.

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Viewers tuning in to watch Hollywood star Tom Hardy’s new BBC One period drama Taboo tonight will see Hatfield on their TV screens.

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Scenes from Tom Hardy’s major new BBC TV drama series Taboo were shot in Hatfield.

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This year’s Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special will feature Knebworth on Christmas Day.

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Knebworth House will host a two-night music extravaganza next summer.

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