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08:25

Online romance fraudsters pretending to be army officers or commandos have fleeced six Biggleswade victims out of at least £270,000, police have said.

A Letchworth environmentalist group publicly launched its project ‘Plastic Free Letchworth’ on Saturday in the town centre.

Stevenage has been gridlocked with traffic this evening as a result of a road closure.

An appeal has been launched in a bid to find a teenage girl who went missing from Hitchin on Saturday.

Police are today appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Stevenage during the early hours of yesterday morning in what is being described as a “random attack”.

Sport

Yesterday, 22:31

Hitchin Town drew 0-0 with Dorchester Town at Top Field in a hard fought match on Monday evening. Read Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS to find out who impressed.

Hitchin Town snatched a last gasp winner away to Bishops Stortford on Wednesday, earning their second straight win.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke was ‘delighted’ with prestigious BigFreeBet.com Challenge Cup victory.

Hitchin Town were crowned BigFreeBet.com Challenge Cup winners on Wednesday evening after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Didcot Town at Top Field.

Read Toby Miles’ Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist offers his insight into what inspires him to aim for the top.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 15:33

Stevenage captain, Ronnie Henry, has signed a one year contract extension it has been announced.

Stevenage fell to a disappointing 3-1 defeat against Coventry in Sky Bet League Two on Friday night.

The sixth annual Mitchell Cole Memorial tournament – organised by Stevenage Supporters Association FC – is set to take place on Saturday, May 12 at the Armadillo Stadium, home of Arlesey Town.

Stevenage’s England U19 starlet Ben Wilmot has added a few more quid to his value after being awarded the EFL’s prestigious League Two Apprentice of the Year.

Stevenage’s 2-0 home defeat by Cambridge United left many fans disappointed, given the good form the team had shown in four unbeaten matches prior to Saturday. But no-one was more hurt than Boro boss Dino Maamria at the performance.

What's On

Yesterday, 16:03

Children’s TV favourite Justin Fletcher – aka Mr Tumble – will be one of the special guests at Geronimo Festival at Knbeworth House this summer.

Singer-songwriter Kate Bush topped the UK charts as a teenager with classic debut single Wuthering Heights back in 1978.

Villagers in Kimpton are getting ready to celebrate a May Festival weekend to remember.

The 90s Britpop era will be celebrated at a new music festival coming to Knebworth Park this summer – and you could be there for the weekend if you win our great Cool Britannia ticket competition.

Stevenage’s hugely successful pantomime has won a major trophy at the Great British Pantomime Awards for the second year running.

Business

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Stevenage High Street’s Lloyds Bank branch is set to close, it has been confirmed.

Events & Exhibitions

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Yesterday, 11:55

The Flying Scotsman passed through North Herts and South Cambs last week, so we’ve taken a special look at this legendary locomotive that strikes such a chord with the community.

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The Flying Scotsman is to pass through North Herts and South Cambs this morning on its way to Lincoln.

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A rail enthusiast who spotted more than 21,000 locomotives while travelling the length of the country in the 1950s and ’60s has published a book about it.

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Hitchin, 1919. A shopkeeper and her dog are found dead from horrific head injuries, with some evidence she was dragged along by her hair before she died.

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Community historians in Potton now have a permanent archive room after it was formally opened at the weekend.

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Biggleswade Comet

08:25

Online romance fraudsters pretending to be army officers or commandos have fleeced six Biggleswade victims out of at least £270,000, police have said.

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