Christmas
Thursday, January 16, 2020

A Welwyn Hatfield charity held a Christmas Day dinner for people who would usually be alone over the holidays.

April began with tragedy after one person was found dead following a fire in WGC, but brightened up later with passersby saving a man from cardiac arrest and a campaign to clean up Hatfield.

March began with a splash as the plan for Splashlands in WGC was unveiled and a seven-year-old boy was rescued from a van which rolled into Stanborough Lakes.

The annual John Lewis clearance event has gone live online today - Christmas Eve.

The 2019 Next sale kicks off in stores on Boxing Day morning - Thursday, December 26 - after going live on the website on Christmas Eve.

February saw one of the biggest stories of the year with the disappearance of Hatfield student Joy Morgan, as well as antisocial behaviour, new homes and a man with an impressive tie collection.

The year kicked off dramatically in Welwyn Hatfield with residents forced to spend Christmas in temporary accommodation, neighbours saving children from a house fire and a 99-year-old great-grandmother scaling a climbing wall.

St Francis of Assisi Church in Welwyn Garden City invited members of the public to showcase their lavishly-decorated trees at their annual Christmas Tree Festival.

Two social media stars will help turn on the Welwyn Garden City Christmas lights this year.

Details of this year's Christmas lights switch-on events in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield have been announced.

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