70 years of Stevenage Timeline

 

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Yesterday, 07:02

A public meeting to discuss the future of Stevenage’s Fairlands Farmhouse will be held next week, after bids to turn it into a community asset failed.

A community fair to mark the centennial celebration of the end of the First World War will be held tomorrow.

An online scrapbook documenting photographs and reminiscences of Wymondley parish, near Hitchin, has gone from strength to strength since being featured in the Comet.

This year, in recognition of the centenary of women’s suffrage, Jordans Mill near Biggleswade is celebrating extraordinary women – and one particular woman whose dedication to her family’s business has been paramount to its success.

A new play celebrating Hertfordshire’s suffrage campaigners of 100 years ago will be touring the county next month.

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?

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