Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock news

14/07/14 New pastoral room opens at Derwent Lower School - Hitchin, Henlow
Official opening of The Sunshine Room at Derwent Lower School. l-r: Squadron leader Wendy McCormak, Cllr Mark Versallion, Head Teacher Kirstie Yuen (c) and former chair of Gov Jack

Armed forces funding pays for youngsters' support room at Henlow school

A Henlow school popular with service families has opened a new facility to support youngsters, after receiving funding from the Ministry of Defence.

Published: 18:58 Mon 21 Jul 2014

Bus services in the Advertiser area are facing funding cuts, after council proposals emerged which could affect 809,300 journeys a year.

Published: 15:31 Mon 21 Jul 2014

A man has been arrested after threatening to hurt himself and others during a domestic dispute in Stevenage.

Published: 10:00 Mon 21 Jul 2014

A boost of more than £11m to education funding in Hertfordshire is “excellent news” for pupils and parents, a council says.

Published: 16:49 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Tony Lamacraft

A shocked football club is mourning the loss of its first team’s coach, who suffered a heart attack and died after their game at the weekend.

Published: 14:00 Mon 21 Jul 2014

An assault in which a man was so badly injured he may need reconstructive surgery is being investigated by police in Hitchin.

Published: 17:39 Fri 18 Jul 2014
David Lloyd

An employee who costs taxpayers more than £70,000 a year, despite working only two days a week, is “possibly the most cost effective in the country” according to the Hertfordshire police


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