Two businesses in our area have been reacting to the news they are finalists in the annual Hertfordshire Business Awards.
Youngsters from Barley and Barkway Federation schools joined Margaret House care home residents for a day out at St Paul's Walden Bury, near Hitchin.
Fundraisers are invited to saddle up for a charity cycle ride through the North Herts and South Cambs countryside next Sunday, September 22.
A fundraising afternoon tea held by a Barley care home has raised more than £300 for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance charity.
A Barley teenager has spoken about their experiences of mental illness ahead of a fundraising tea party this weekend.
Two hundred roads across Hertfordshire will benefit from maintenance work between now and the end of March, with an extra £7.8 million being spent by the council.
A dedicated worker at a Barley care home has been rewarded for "reaching the highest of standards" and "achieving excellence" at an industry awards.
You may have noticed that Royston and surrounding villages getting rather Christmassy - and there's plently more to come in the next week.