Heritage

70 years of Stevenage
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Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

The long aristocratic line of the Lytton family, owners of Knebworth House, is full of colour, but it has also held a dark secret – one that has not been fully told until now.

Visitors to the village of Cottered, between Baldock and Buntingford, may be surprised to see a blue plaque on one of the houses, marked with Chinese writing.

The first couple to get married at St Paul’s Church in Letchworth marked their 60th wedding anniversary yesterday.

Letchworth, Stotfold and Shefford may not be the first places that spring to mind when you think of Jewish history – but as a visiting author explained last night, the connections there are actually quite strong.

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