Heritage

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Attractive new Welwyn Garden City road signs are being installed this week at the nine road entrances to the town as a way of welcoming residents and visitors.

The world's sole surviving de Havilland Comet 1A with its original 'square' windows is being moved into its new hangar in Hertfordshire.

A Lower Stondon lifelong rail enthusiast, who began trainspotting when he was 11, has been honoured for his service to Welwyn Garden City station.

Care home residents were honoured at a Remembrance Day event at Hatfield's de Havilland Aircraft Museum.

A World War II bomb raid survivor celebrated her 100th birthday in Hatfield on Thursday.

There will be an information event with Network Rail on Tuesday where people can find out about the footbridge refurbishment plans at Welwyn Garden City station.

An Armistice Day service took place in Hatfield last Monday.

A Welwyn Garden City memory project has been launched by Hertfordshire County Council's Archives and Local Studies (HALS).

A dragon boat racing festival will be held in Welwyn Garden City in July 2020 as part of the town's centenary celebrations.

A community piano was unveiled in Welwyn Garden City on Friday evening - which could be the first public piano in Hertfordshire.

Remembrance services have been taking place across Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar to honour members of the armed forces who have died in conflicts.

A popular Victorian Christmas Fair returns to Mill Green Museum later this month.

The Bentley Drivers Club has honoured the site of an early racing pioneer's factory - which supercharged the classic car into a 'blower' in the 1920s and 30s.

Remembrance Sunday services will take place throughout Welwyn Hatfield and Potters Bar this weekend.

A Hatfield scout group is facing closure - unless a new base can be found.

Hatfield's Poppy Appeal was launched on Saturday by the town council and local Royal British Legion.

A market trader known as 'John the wool man' was given a 'this is your life' book from his Hatfield customers.

A memorial service was held today to remember those who were killed and injured in the Hatfield railway crash 19 years ago.

The Welwyn Garden City Winemakers Guild has shut its doors for the final time after 64 years.

An exhibition celebrating some of the incredible scientists who have lived and worked in St Albans opens at the city's museum this weekend.

Welwyn Garden City pupils have helped create a "handsome legacy" for the town after planting 2020 bulbs for next year's centenary celebrations.

A commemorative plaque has been unveiled at a Welwyn housing development where James Bond-style gadgets were made in secret during the Second World War.

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