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70 years of Stevenage
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Planning permission to demolish a 350-year-old cottage and build four new houses in its place has been refused.

Classic cars and magnificent motors will take centre stage at a world renowned aviation museum this August Bank Holiday.

Tributes have been paid to Stevenage “founding father” Ken Vale, who has died at the age of 87.

Families are invited to go behind the scenes and become aerospace engineers at IWM Duxford this summer.

A lost work by noted Stevenage composer Elizabeth Poston has been rediscovered after 59 years.

Can you help reunite this postcard, sent home to Hitchin from the Western Front 100 years ago, with relatives?

When Edward Street’s grandfather passed away, he left him with several biscuit tins which had been rusted shut.

The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show will bring the centenary of the Royal Air Force to a resounding finale with a celebration of 100 years of RAF history.

Bedford Court of Assize, July 22, 1843. A Potton woman takes the stand, accused of poisoning her husband.

For many people in and around Hitchin, the name Limbrick is synonymous with the British Schools Museum.

A woman who is the descendant of soldiers who died during the First World War is writing a book on other men who served – and needs your help in gathering information.

An events company at a Knebworth festival has been advised by the Zionist Federation after its handling of ‘antisemitic’ material was branded ‘insensitive’.

More than 31,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed a wonderfully nostalgic weekend at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford.

History came to life on the opening day of the 2018 Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford on Saturday.

A new social media site has been launched with the aim of preserving Wymondley parish’s history in cyberspace.

Three veteran Scout leaders from Biggleswade care for the UK association’s massive 100-year national heritage collection.

Today 70 years ago, the National Health Service was launched by the then health minister Aneurin Bevan – delivering medical care free at point of need to all, regardless of wealth or status.

Seventy years ago today the National Health Service was launched by then health minister Aneurin Bevan – delivering medical care free at point-of-need to all, regardless of wealth or status.

The life of one of the women at the forefront of the Suffragette movement in the early 20th century, who came to settle in Letchworth, has been put in focus for a talk by author and biographer Diane Atkinson.

A First World War centenary exhibition in Hitchin includes a research service to help visitors trace their relatives. Comet chief reporter JP Asher has been in to try to learn more about his great-grandfather.

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