As North Hertforshire baked in the UK’s hottest weather since 1976, Comet photographer Danny Loo cooled off by visiting some of our splash parks and swimming pools to see how families were coping in the heat.

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Neighbours living in Stevenage’s tower blocks have been left shocked by the devastating fire in Grenfell tower last week.

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What a difference a week makes. It’s only been seven days since my last column but in that time I’ve been busy launching a new website dedicated for Stevenage town centre.

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In April 2016 the owners of Shires Funeral Directors commissioned a special report to look into the attitudes of the modern public to death.

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Hitchin man Steve MacSweeney has taken the germ of an idea formed while he was out walking the dog and is busy turning it into reality!

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A social worker from Biggleswade recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his work with disabled children has said we are all only as good as the teams of which we are part.

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Sort out our pool – that’s the message from visitors to Hitchin’s swimming spot as attendances soared amid the sweltering heat last weekend.

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A prisoner is to walk free within a week after having his aggravated burglary conviction quashed in a landmark court case.

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Tucked away in a corner of Hitchin, there is a team hard at work developing innovative products for the food and drink and pharmaceutical industries, carrying on the work started by their founder more than 170 years ago.

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A teenager walking across a Stevenage playing field was taken to hospital after being struck on the head after being approached from behind - and police have today appealed for witnesses.

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People from all walks of life came together at the weekend as groups in Letchworth and Hitchin took part in the Great Get Together in memory of Jo Cox, raising hundreds of pounds for good causes.

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A charity which collects thousands of books and transforms shipping containers into libraries for deprived African communities is appealing for help with its latest project.

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A light aircraft pilot died when his plane crashed in a field near Walkern yesterday police have confirmed.

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A teenage girl in Letchworth has received unwanted attention from a topless motorist who demanded she take his phone number – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

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