• Firefighters rush to Letchworth house fire

    Firefighters raced to extinguish a house fire in Letchworth earlier today (Thursday, February 22). They were called to the scene, in Swanstand, shortly after 9.30am today. Three fire engines were sent out - from Hitchin, Stevenage, and Letchworth

  • Tornado warning for Herts as region battered by rain

    Hertfordshire could be hit by tornadoes today, a research group has warned, as residents brace themselves for more unsettled weather. The Tornado and Storm Research Organisation (TORRO) has forecast rain possibly bringing “squally gusts and the

  • 'Tough times' as Stevenage council passes budget

    Stevenage Borough Council has passed a balanced budget for 2024/25 but has admitted that the local authority, as with many others, is "experiencing tough times". The budget was passed during a meeting yesterday (Wednesday, February 21) and outlines

  • Collect 'em all: The Stevenage FC fan after every Boro shirt

    Collect 'em all - that's the goal of Lewis Collins, an avid Stevenage FC fan seeking to get his hands on every Boro shirt there is. Lewis, who has been collecting since 2019, owns an astonishing 115 Stevenage shirts, dating from 1988 to the present

  • North Herts pub up for 'Rural Oscar' award

    A pub in North Hertfordshire could win a Countryside Alliance Award, dubbed a 'Rural Oscar'. The Red Lion in Preston, near Hitchin, is a finalist in the East of England pubs category, with the public now voting to decide the winner. Last year

  • 7 plots of land up for sale in Hertfordshire

    Whether it be for a big new housing development or a personal project, there will always be plenty of interest in land up for sale in Hertfordshire. Here are 7 plots currently on the market in the county. 1. Graveley Road - Stevenage If

  • Top five tapas spots according to Stevenage diners

    We've rounded up the best restaurants to get tapas from in and around Stevenage, according to TripAdvisor. 1. El bar de tapas Topping the list is El Bar de Tapas, located on Middle Row, Stevenage. With an impressive 330 'excellent'