Mark Hemmings Sports editor email@example.com @hemosportsed Comments have been disabled on this article. More news stories Exclusive: Hitchin family speak out after flat tyre prompts armed police raid on their home 17:29 JP Asher A care service manager who had a tyre puncture in Hitchin town centre today came home to have armed police raid his house. Widespread gender inequality in East of England Ambulance Service 15:55 Louise McEvoy Inequality within the region’s ambulance service is prevalent, with basic pay higher for men than women in all areas and a poor representation of women in senior roles. Updated: Death of man found next to Letchworth church ‘unexplained but not suspicious’, say police 12:34 JP Asher The death of a man whose body was found next to a Letchworth church at the weekend is “unexplained but not suspicious”, police have said. Repeat offender assaults police officer in Stevenage while hurling racist abuse at him 12:14 JP Asher A repeat offender who assaulted a police officer while hurling racist abuse at him in Stevenage has been given a suspended sentence.