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Police at the Galleria

A number of “controlled explosions” have been carried out at the Galleria shopping centre in Hatfield following today’s bomb scare, police report.

A Royal Logistic Corps Bomb Disposal team on the scene at the Galleria in Hatfield. Picture by Rob Bartlett

Hatfield’s Galleria has been evacuated and bomb squad experts called after a suspect “abandoned suitcase” was found at the shopping centre.

Lewis Hamilton on track in practice for the 2016 German Grand Prix [Picture: Daimler AG / Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was second fastest in practice ahead of qualifying for the 2016 German Grand Prix.

Willow volunteers at music festival Folk by the Oak 2016 in the grounds of Hatfield House [Picture: Jean S. B-C. Mower-Allard]

Festival goers raised more than £3,300 for a Welwyn Hatfield-based charity at an annual music event held at Hatfield House.

Combat Stress Team

Generous Battle Proms revellers in Hatfield helped raise a bumper amount to support war veterans.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix [Picture: Daimler AG/Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton heads to the 2016 German Grand Prix buoyed by winning the Hungarian GP – and having overtaken Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in the title race.

Amanda Brown and Lisa Hodges

Thousands of patriotic, flag-waving revellers pitched up at Hatfield House for the annual Battle Proms concert.

Mixed Group garden party

A Welwyn Garden City-based charity that holds Christmas Day meals for lonely and elderly residents threw a fundraising afternoon.

Giacomo Adriani 4

A day nursery celebrated its outstanding Ofsted report by having a Teddy Bear’s picnic.

Lewis Hamilton clutches the trophy after winning the 2016 British Grand Prix at Silverstone [Picture: Wolfgang Wilhelm / Mercedes-Benz / Daimler AG]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is “feeling confident” ahead of the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend.

New Zealand (Homerswood).

Olympic fever hit the area on Friday as Gosling Sports Park hosted Welwyn Hatfield’s Road to Rio Games.

A freestyler at the Welwyn Garden City Petit Tour 2016

Hundreds flocked to Welwyn Garden City this weekend to enjoy a popular street-racing event.

Gallery: Cheers to Potters Bar Beer Festival!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Potters Bar Beer Festival 2016
By Jill Hellary

Drinkers lapped up the sunshine and real ales in Potters Bar.


Thousands lined the streets of Codicote on Saturday as its Village Weekend got underway with a colourful parade.

Children from Hatfield Free School performing their musical extravaganza

Nearly 200 Hatfield pupils showcased their musical talents in front of hundreds of people.

Gallery: Eerie Old QEII building in pictures

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Old QEII hospital

Trespassers have shared their photographs from inside the eerie old QEII hospital in Welwyn Garden City, despite a recent police warning for people not to enter derelict buildings.

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