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Saturday, March 4, 2017

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.

A D-Day veteran interviewed for a history book has spoken movingly about a close friend and comrade from Biggleswade who was later killed in action, but of whom he has no photograph – and the author has appealed to the public to help find one for him.

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