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More temporary cycle lanes are slated for Hertfordshire after the county council recieved a further £6.4m by the Department for Transport.

Children and families are invited to write letters to Santa for a chance to win £100 worth of vouchers to be spent in Welwyn Hatfield.

A 16-year-old boy was found with an injury, believed to be a stab wound, yesterday evening in Welwyn Garden City.

A private hospital in Hatfield is working closely with the NHS to provide additional capacity and ease waiting lists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Welwyn Garden City theatre is embracing the latest web technology with its first live-streamed show.

Potters Bar News

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The borough is set to deliver 13,277 homes under the draft Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan following a full council meeting earlier this week.

Following an announcement by the Government this morning, it is confirmed that Welwyn Hatfield and Hertsmere will be in Tier Two, ‘High Alert’, when lockdown ends on December 2.

A Hertsmere borough councillor has said she is deeply upset after being called a “misogynistic” word by a fellow councillor at a full council meeting earlier this month.

The coronavirus infection rate in Hertfordshire fell last week and is well below the national average, suggesting it should avoid being placed in the highest tier of restrictions.

Spectators are set to return to sports venues next month as coronavirus restrictions are eased – but only for areas with lower infection rates.

Sport

Thursday, November 26, 2020

A multi-million-pound nationwide plan has been launched to help “unlock the power of football pitches in England” and allow more people to play the game as well as “improving their physical and mental health, empowering young people and strengthening communities”.

Spectators are set to return to sports venues next month as coronavirus restrictions are eased – but only for areas with lower infection rates.

Hatfield’s Tom Little suffered a third-round defeat at the hands of up and coming Croatian heavyweight Alen Babic at Wembley Arena.

Welwyn Garden City will be thrust straight back into the fray of competitive matches should the government’s restrictions end as planned but there will be a further delay for Potters Bar Town.

A penalty from Emily Scarratt with the last kick of the game completed a sensational comeback from England as they beat France 25-23 at Twickenham.

What's On

Friday, November 27, 2020

A Welwyn Garden City theatre is embracing the latest web technology with its first live-streamed show.

Events & Exhibitions

Heritage

Wed, 07:55

Eighty years ago today one of Britain’s most famous wartime aeroplanes made its maiden flight from Hatfield.

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Hatfield House has announced that it intends to charge residents £50 to use it grounds – prompting a backlash.

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Pupils from Howe Dell School in Hatfield decorated poppies and took part in a virtual assembly to mark Remembrance Day.

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Schools in Welwyn Hatfield decided to do what they can to celebrate Remembrance Day, knowing they could not remember the fallen in the usual way this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Wreaths were laid in Potters Bar for Remembrance Sunday 2020 as part of Hertsmere’s commemoration of the Fallen.

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