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Three arrests were made after a closure order was breached in Letchworth on Friday.

The suspect in an alleged cashpoint robbery in Letchworth has evaded capture – despite a massive police search involving armed officers, dogs and a helicopter.

Two Stevenage men who allegedly broke into a house and attempted to murder a victim armed with a glass bottle and a knife are facing trial at St Albans Crown Court.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of ABH after a fight at Letchworth’s branch of Jobcentre Plus.

You will soon have to pay a £40 charge to have your garden bins emptied following a vote by North Herts and East Herts district councils at a joint cabinet meeting on Monday.

Sport

Hitchin Town put their recent defeats at the hands of Kings Lynn and Farnborough behind them to score an encouraging 1-0 win against high-flying Redditch.

A poor Hitchin Town defensive display led to back-to-back losses for the Canaries after losing 4-1 to Farnborough on Saturday.

Blueharts Hockey Club struck a small blow for girl power again this week as all four ladies sides won – for the second week running.

The visitors kicked off this first round RFU Senior Vase, with a stiff breeze assisting them.

Biggleswade United overcame ten-man Colney Heath 2-0 on Saturday to go ninth in the table with games in hand on the majority of sides above them.

Stevenage FC

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Stevenage will face non-league opposition in the first round of the FA Cup.

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“We’ve disgraced our club and our town” – that was the verdict of Stevenage manager Darren Sarll after his team went down 7-1 against Luton Town in one of Boro’s heaviest defeats ever.

Stevenage battled hard but went down 7-1 against an in-form Luton Town side at Kenilworth Road this afternoon, in Boro’s heaviest ever defeat against their Bedfordshire neighbours.

Stevenage take on neighbours Luton Town on Saturday. Read Boro boss Darren Sarll’s thoughts on the eagerly-awaited derby

What's On

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Vibrant folk-rockers CC Smugglers will be back in Hitchin next weekend for another visit to Club 85, having sold out their last visit.

A costellation of comic stars including QI panelist Katy Brand are on their way to Hitchin to help celebrate the ninth anniversary of comedy club Mostly Comedy.

Video: Classic Ibiza concert coming to Hatfield

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dance music will meet classical at a concert coming to Hatfield for the first time next year.

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers can Take a Chance on a leading ABBA tribute show in Stevenage on Bonfire Night.

Father Christmas and live reindeer will be arriving at a Hertfordshire stately home for an annual festive fair next month.

Business

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The owners of Ashwell’s Three Tuns pub and hotel have said they weren’t aware of the erstwhile landlady’s intentions before she suddenly closed it.

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Heritage

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Hitchin and Letchworth 18 Plus Group that met during the 1980s is set to reunite at its old meeting place next weekend.

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A writer and playwright who grew up in Hitchin is set to return home to speak about her first novel as part of Black History Month.

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A Grade II-listed 17th century farmhouse which has been empty since last year has been listed as an asset of community value.

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A Letchworth author is marking Black History Month with the release of a new book exploring Hitchin’s Caribbean story.

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Knebworth House has reached the finals of the first Herts Tourism Awards – and needs the public’s votes to take first prize.

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Biggleswade Comet

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A 26-year-old man has been charged with burglary after an incident in Biggleswade in July.

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