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  • More Roadworks in Hitchin

    By HitchinPeople at 12:26 on 04/04/11
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    Cambridge Road remains closed near the Millstream Pub and the College while the Purwell bridge repair work continues. Local drivers travelling between Hitchin and Letchworth have acclimatised to using alternative routes and particularly the Stevenage Road (A602) to A1(M). Many residents on the east side of Hitchin, especially those around Ninesprings Way and St. Michaels Road, should be aware of additional roadworks planned to start on...
  • Three months of roadworks on Cambridge Road

    By Robyn_Heard at 17:07 on 03/02/11
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    Hertfordshire Highways is strengthening Walsworth Road Bridge on the A505 Cambridge Road. Originally I assumed this was going to be the railway bridge, but after a good look at the map of road closures and with some help from the guys on Twitter I realise I was incorrect and it is the road bridge outside the Millstream pub.   Planned is a full road closure of the A505 around the Bridge, starting at the St Michaels...
  • Taxi drivers found to be putting profits before safety

    By HitchinPeople at 15:46 on 02/02/11
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    More than a third of taxis stopped by police in Hitchin and Letchworth last weekend had defects that breached their licensing conditions. The proactive checks were carried out by the Road Policing Unit between 10pm and 12am on Friday 28th January, in and around both town centres. Thirty one taxis were checked in total – of these, thirteen had committed breaches of their licensing conditions. Two of the taxis had their...
  • So, what happens to town traffic if Churchgate Development goes ahead?

    By Fiona_Sweeney at 20:29 on 27/05/10
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    Wandering through Hitchin his lunchtime I was struck by how small the roads are around the Market Square and along Sun Street and Bucklersbury. So, if the Churchgate Shopping Centre revamp goes ahead where will all the extra traffic go? Known for its cobbled streets and quaint, crooked little buildings, will Hitchin Town Centre be suffocated by increased road traffic? The imagery that the developers have released for public...

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