News & Blog

Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 16:23
Here’s our round-up of some events over the coming week, compiled by the Local & Tourist Information Centre, also available in The Comet. For more information visit the Local & Tourist Information Centre’s website here.
Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 09:58
It was “extraordinary”, wrote Noel Coward “how potent cheap music is”. By which yardstick, Disney’s live action re-make of Beauty and the Beast ought to be powerful indeed. For this is a lavish production unashamed to luxuriate in its richness.
Thursday, 16 March, 2017 - 14:55
As the world’s first garden city, our appearance is very important to us. It helps us stay in touch with our heritage. The network of volunteers in the community that help keep Letchworth looking good are vital and without these people the volume of work could simply not get done. Graham Frost from the Friends of Norton Common tells us more about their role in this and how you can get involved in keeping Letchworth looking great.
Thursday, 16 March, 2017 - 14:20
Here’s our round-up of some events over the coming week, compiled by the Local & Tourist Information Centre, also available in The Comet. For more information visit the Local & Tourist Information Centre’s website here.
what would sappho say
Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 - 15:49
That’s a good question – and one that has not a few people around Letchworth scratching their heads this week, as little slips containing that phrase and nothing more have started to appear on notice boards across the city.On Twitter, the equally tantalising hashtag #WhatWouldSapphoSay has also been appearing.
Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 11:51
Here’s our round-up of some events over the coming week, compiled by the Local & Tourist Information Centre, also available in The Comet. For more information visit the Local & Tourist Information Centre’s website here.
Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 09:24
Winning entry to be displayed at RHS Hampton CourtChildren from across Letchworth are being invited to create a scarecrow with a twist, with the best Letchworth entry to be displayed at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, the world’s largest flower show.
Standalone Gardens
Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 - 14:50
It has been an eventful month for Steve and our Landscaping team after Storm Doris played havoc with trees, plants and walkways. Steve tells us more about the work the team has been doing.
Monday, 6 March, 2017 - 15:56
It’s not every Sunday afternoon that you get to see five paintings created before your eyes, to the tune of beautiful music, and then experience the excitement of them being auctioned off for a great cause. But luckily for me this is what happened yesterday afternoon!
Monday, 6 March, 2017 - 14:23
A new minibus which will provide vital transport to the community has been delivered to Letchworth following a successful funding application to the Community Transport Association.The new minibus will join the fleet of the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation who applied for the grant, helping to transport local people to social groups, local societies and medical appointments.
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