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Progress over talks to set up a community health hub in Biggleswade have been criticised for being too slow.

A new strings foundation for young children launched last week in memory of Dorothy Wells, who honoured her Hitchin links with a bequest dedicated to young aspiring muscians.

The carer of a 16-year-old girl from Stevenage with disabilities – who suffers from cerebral palsy – is fighting back after a torrent of online abuse.

The group who have drawn up plans for a regeneration of Churchgate have given a presentation to Hitchin councillors about their proposals ahead of an exhibition this weekend.

Launched this week, the North Herts District Chairman’s Volunteer Achievement Awards 2019 celebrate the achievements of outstanding, praiseworthy individuals who volunteer their time to make a real difference in their communities.

Sport

Biggleswade United have rung the changes, appointing a new head-coach as Jimmy Martin joins Premier League Watford.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke has been speaking to CometSport in the aftermath of his side’s stirring FA Cup run. Read on for what he told LAYTH YOUSIF.

Hitchin Town hosted Solihull Moors at Top Field in the first round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Read on for LAYTH YOUSIF’s

Hitchin Town hosted Solihull Moors at Top Field in the first round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Read on for LAYTH YOUSIF’s player ratings.

Stevenage FC

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Dino Maamria’s 10-man Stevenage lost 4-0 to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday as Ryan Lowe’s side capitalised on Kurtis Guthrie’s first-half sending off.

Read our latest Stevenage FC fan column. This week we have the very excellent Charlie Coleman who spent Saturday following Dino Maamria’s boys all the way to Plymouth and back. Read on for why he loved his awayday, despite the crushing result.

A bitterly disappointed Dino Maamria has been speaking after Stevenage’s last-gasp FA Cup defeat to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park om Saturday. Read on for the full transcript of his pitchside post-match interview.

Stevenage travelled to Home Park to play Plymouth Argyle in the first round of the FA Cup. Read on for LAYTH YOUSIF’s match report.

Stevenage travel to Home Park Plymouth Argyle on Saturday to take on Plymouth Argyle in the first round of the FA Cup. Read on for Layth Yousif’s preview of the clash.

What's On

Thu, 14:28

The first name involved in next year’s Cool Britannia Festival at Knebworth House has been announced.

Enjoy some festive frolics in a Christmas cracker of a play at the very funny Season’s Greetings in Stevenage.

A huge music event will be held in the grounds of Knebworth House to raise funds for a cancer charity which specialises in supporting chemotherapy patients with hair loss.

This year’s annual Stevenage fireworks display will take place on November 5 – Bonfire Night!

A family evening of fireworks will be lighting up the sky in Hitchin again this weekend for Bonfire Night.

Business

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

“The warm words don’t fit the cold reality” – NHDC Labour Group’s shadow portfolio holder for finance gives his views on the Budget.

Events & Exhibitions

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Heritage

Thu, 18:01

Businesses have also been doing their bit to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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A woman devoted to honouring her father’s memory has been a Poppy Appeal volunteer for 35 years.

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Thousands of children across North Herts and Stevenage have carried out a wide range of activities to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I.

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Stevenage Old Town’s war memorial hosted three separate services on Remembrance Sunday, which saw thousands of people in attendance to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on Sunday, villagers in Sandon have commissioned a commemorative stone in memory of the brave young men who went to fight, including the 12 from the village who lost their lives.

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