Stevenage news

Oliver Heald

Walkern prepares for 800th anniversary of link to Magna Carta

Walkern residents have launched a series of events to celebrate the village’s links to the Magna Carta ahead of the 800th anniversary of the charter next year.

Published: 17:17 Thu 31 Jul 2014
Dr Anthony Marsh

Ambulance bosses were “dismayed and disappointed” by the decision to appoint a part-time chief executive to the region’s ambulance service, according to a leaked letter.

Published: 12:07 Thu 31 Jul 2014
SAFE HANDS: Former club president Jackie Smith with the recovered chain of office.

A community club in Stevenage has been reunited with its chain of office, which was lost in the town, after the Advertiser carried an appeal for information.

Published: 15:56 Wed 30 Jul 2014
Picture by Mark Bartley Cycling

Cyclists in Stevenage are being warned to be on their guard, as the number of reported bike thefts in the town this year nears 100.

Published: 14:32 Thu 31 Jul 2014

Fire crews in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire are set to strike again during August after their union confirmed a further eight day period of industrial action.

Published: 11:01 Thu 31 Jul 2014

A member of the European parliament representing the Advertiser area has welcomed new guidelines aiming to protect children without parents.

Published: 12:00 Wed 30 Jul 2014

A Stevenage teenager will appear in court after being arrested and charged in connection with drugs offences.

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