Welwyn Garden City News

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Boots Opticians in Howardsgate, Welwyn Garden City will be closing down, though the store inside The Howard Centre is set to remain open.

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For the first time ever Peregrine Falcons have bred in Welwyn Garden City’s town centre.

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A positive case of coronavirus at Welwyn Garden City-based Templewood School has caused an entire year to be sent home.

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A 15-year-old boy was arrested in the early hours of this morning in Welwyn Garden City, following a police search involving a helicopter and dogs.

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A Welwyn Garden City-based performing arts academy has reopened its doors for the first time in over six months.

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A Welwyn Garden City man was arrested this week on suspicion of assault in the Woodhall area.

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Following an incident of indecent exposure in Welwyn Garden City, Herts police are appealing for witnesses and information.

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An acclaimed guitarist from Welwyn Hatfield is top of this week’s UK album charts as a member of The Rolling Stones.

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Hertfordshire’s public health chief has had to wade into the COVID–19 testing conundrum, personally intervening to ensure a 90-year-old could get a test closer to home.

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A fifteen–year–old teenager who went missing from Welwyn Garden City earlier this month has been found.

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A point closure is set to be installed between Digswell and Welwyn Garden City to promote safer walking and cycling and to support coronavirus recovery in the area.

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A Welwyn Garden City school has decided to make mask wearing in corridors mandatory for pupils.

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Greenpeace activists delivered a video appeal sent by an indigenous leader from the Amazon to the doorstep of Tesco’s HQ in Welwyn Garden City.

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Education officials in Hertfordshire are reflecting on the size of COVID ‘bubbles’ in large secondary schools, in the wake of recent outbreaks of the coronavirus.

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Following a confirmed case of coronavirus at Stanborough School in Welwyn Garden City, all its Year 8 students have been told to self-isolate.

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The Peartree Wellbeing Project, a voluntary organisation supporting residents of Peartree and the surrounding Welwyn Garden City area, have launched two new projects to help people socialise and increase the sense of community.

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Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is trying to find the friends and family of the late Jean Taylor, who sadly passed away recently aged 82.

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A Welwyn Garden City man who threw a cup of coffee over a police officer after being arrested for drink-driving has been convicted in court.

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After a fault with the signalling system at London Kings Cross earlier this morning, all train lines have reopened – but severe disruption is ongoing.

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The Henry Moore statue in Welwyn Garden City town centre has received its annual cleaning.

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Cycle paths in Hatfield are more prevalent than in Welwyn Garden City but key routes either do not join up or do not have proper paths in place, Welhat Cycling has said.

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A lounge bar in Welwyn Garden City has confirmed that it will still take over the old Post Office site despite the stress on the hospitality sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Welwyn Garden City car park was closed last night due to reports of a car meet scheduled to take place there.

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A seven-year-old girl from Welwyn Garden City has been writing to people in a retirement community throughout the coronavirus pandemic after hearing they were lonely.

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Hospital treatment waiting times have rocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 400 per cent increase in East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust patients waiting more than a year.

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Following an assault in Welwyn Garden City in which a man pushed and spat at someone, police have released photos of a man who might be able to help their enquiries.

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Herts Fire and Rescue Service is inviting unemployed young people to take part in a 12-week Prince’s Trust course to learn new skills and improve their confidence and motivation.

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A new map of COVID-19 deaths has revealed that parts of Hatfield and Potters Bar have been worse hit by coronavirus than Welwyn Garden City, according to the ONS.

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A drugs raid in Welwyn Garden City has led to two people arrested at an address in the town.

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