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Police are using an unmarked lorry rigged with cameras to target crash hotspots in Hatfield, Stevenage and St Albans.

A train has broken down between Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City, blocking one of the lines.

Welwyn Hatfield Council hopes to meet growing demand for affordable homes by setting up its own housing company - and has already identified 16 possible sites.

A number of Hatfield businesses have raised concerns with police over beggars in the town who are behaving in an “aggressive manner”.

The landlord of one of Welwyn Hatfield’s oldest pubs has made a desperate plea for people to “use it or lose it”.

Potters Bar News

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar schools are staying in the black while a growing number spend beyond the funding they receive, according to the latest figures.

After yesterday’s catastrophic defeat on the Brexit deal and a no confidence vote on the table, here’s what Welwyn Hatfield’s politicians and businesses think. Guess what? Nobody agrees.

Traffic was stopped on the M25 by Potters Bar after a crash this evening.

A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged following two burglaries in Potters Bar.

A nursery playgroup in Potters Bar is celebrating a top-notch rating from Ofsted.

Sport

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

New Welwyn Garden City manager was delighted to come out of his first game in charge with a point and an impressive performance but warned “judge us in a few weeks”.

The Dean Barker reign at Welwyn Garden City came within two minutes of starting with a victory in their Southern League Division One Central clash with Sutton Coldfield Town.

Division Three of the Herts Advertiser Sunday League was the place to be for fine individual goalscoring perofrmances with two players scoring four goals.

Dean Barker has made three more signings before his fascinating first game as Welwyn Garden City manager.

Saracens Mavericks got their first win under their new guise in style – with a thumping 59-39 success at Surrey Storm.

What's On

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

An all-female barbershop choir in Welwyn Garden City is inviting women to work up their vocal cords for a short course starting tonight and culminating in a concert.

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Heritage

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A movie made in Hatfield leads the way in the BAFTA nominations announced this morning.

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Favourite actress Olivia Colman won a Golden Globe for her role in a period comedy drama mostly filmed in Hatfield.

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A movie largely filmed on location in Hatfield is nominated for five Golden Globes this weekend.

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The council’s programme to replace mature Lombardy poplar trees in the borough will continue on Monday January 14.

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Three Potters Bar houses were dolled up to the nines over Christmas to earn their ‘best dressed’ rosettes.

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