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Emergency services are currently at the scene of a crash on the A1(M) near Welwyn.

Police were kept busy in Welwyn Garden City town centre last night after a man smashed a shop door and men were caught fighting in the same road.

Pupils and staff at a Woolmer Green primary school are looking to honour their late headteacher by installing memorial benches in his name.

Roads are expected to be especially busy on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as people arrive for a major Hatfield House event, which is expected to attract 120,000 visitors.

Welwyn Hatfield Council has revealed the latest satisfaction figures for its waste contractor Serco.

Potters Bar News

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Brazen burglars targeted a bungalow in Potters Bar, stealing jewellery and cash, while the occupant was asleep.

An entrepreneurial young man and his flying machine are giving Welwyn Hatfield residents a fresh perspective on otherwise familiar surroundings.

A crash this afternoon has caused delays on the M25 between Potters Bar and South Mimms.

A Potters Bar school has handed over cheques totalling £16,000 to be split between three charities.

Politically engaged Potters Bar school pupils have belied their tender years by mounting team campaigns for issues they care deeply about.

Sport

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

In the Ultimate Football Welwyn Garden City Monday Night six-a-side League, Boca Seniors picked up their first points of the summer campaign with a 5-2 victory over Volvo Selekt.

The second race in the Midsummer Series was held at Panshanger Park – with Garden City Runners posting some excellent results.

More than 500 runners descended on Sir Frederic Osborn School for the traditional Midweek Road Race League Mob Match, co-hosted by Garden City Runners and Herts Phoenix.

Welwyn Garden City picked up their third win of pre-season in a thrilling encounter at the University of Herts – beating Saffron Walden Town 7-3.

Taking seven wickets a few weeks ago was an impressive feat but Knebworth Park’s Charlie Randall went one better against Watford Town with eight.

What's On

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Want to know when Bonnie Tyler and Rebecca Ferguson are due on stage at the first Meraki Festival? Main Stage set times for the closing night of the St Albans music festival have been revealed.

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Heritage

Mon, 13:16

The Hertfordshire Regiment’s First World War heroes are to gain their first memorial outside the UK next week – at the site of their most famous action, exactly a century on.

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Artwork by Zimbabwean sculptors can be seen in the grounds of a Hertfordshire stately home from July 1.

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Age is no barrier to being a volunteer at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, the home of the Mosquito Aircraft Museum.

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Volunteers from a Hatfield-based telecommunications company worked wonders at the country’s oldest aviation museum.

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While battlefield tours are de rigeur on the continent, we don’t have much of the sort in Hertfordshire – but a group of community historians are set to change that.

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