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Wednesday, 21 June, 2017 - 13:36
The months have flown by and here we find ourselves half way through 2017. Every year staff at the Heritage Foundation choose our Charity of the Year which we fundraise for separately from our other Charitable Commitments. This year we chose Mind, the mental health charity, and are fundraising for the local Hertfordshire network.
Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 - 13:52
I’m Sophie, a Collections Officer and conservator at the Garden City Collection, looking after more than 250,000 historical items that tell the story of Letchworth’s unique past. 
Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 - 10:59
Graeme of Thrones Plays Broadway Theatre next MondayA critically-acclaimed journey through the Seven Kingdoms is coming to the Broadway Theatre on Monday 26 June.
Thursday, 15 June, 2017 - 09:08
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.
Nortonbury Grainstore
Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 - 08:03
The Heritage Foundation is turning to technology in an effort to crack down on the huge increase in fly-tipping around the garden city.Working in partnership with North Herts District Council, the Foundation is installing cameras at key sites around the town to catch fly-tippers in the act.Since the start of the year there has been 11 reported cases of rubbish being dumped around the town, ranging from domestic, building and garden refuse to hazardous chemicals, running up thousands of pounds worth of clean-up costs.
Sunday, 11 June, 2017 - 23:08
Oh, mother! What a mess!Universal Pictures’ attempt to breathe new life into their earlier Mummy franchise (1999 et seq) is nonsense with ankhs on.
Friday, 9 June, 2017 - 15:28
This week our volunteers from the Garden City Collection, Sue Kewley and Peter and Valerie Pennifer, attended the Eastern Region’s annual Volunteer Awards, organised by SHARE Museums East.They were representing all our volunteers who give their time to the Collection every year after they were nominated by the Curatorial Team as ‘Collections Champions’.
Thursday, 8 June, 2017 - 09:55
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, 7 June, 2017 - 15:11
One of the best parts of living in Letchworth is the variety of different activities that are available to the people that live here. In these Out and About in Letchworth blogs, I’m going to go and join-in with some of these groups and activities. This month, I paid a visit to Willian Bowls Club.
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 - 15:05
Local groups will be taking to the stage at Broadway Theatre for a series of performances as part of this year’s Letchworth Festival.
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