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Yesterday, 18:20

An 18-year-old woman walking between Hitchin and Letchworth escaped after fighting off an attacker in the early hours of this morning – and police have now appealed for witnesses.

A Biggleswade bird enthusiast involved in tracking the UK’s starling population ‘ringed’ a bird in her garden that was later found 250 miles away outside a Dutch village where she used to live.

A Sandy electrician is set to cover more than 150 miles through London during a set of fundraising challenges on foot, on his bike and in the water.

Stevenage takes a spooky turn this half term as a range of Halloween activities are on offer at Stevenage Borough Council’s play centres, museum, and across the town.

A 29-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on a country road near Hitchin on Thursday, police have today confirmed – and officers are appealing for witnesses.

Sport

Tue, 15:17

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

Wed, 14:21

Accrington match-winner Ben Kennedy hailed the character of his team after their dramatic 3-2 win over Stanley at the Lamex on Tuesday.

The writing on the cross of St George on the East Terrace of the Lamex read ‘Passion and Pride’.

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

Stevenage Football Club have just released the following information about the club’s exciting new North Stand...

“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.

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.

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Heritage

Wed, 08:35

Back in 1992, it was feared that more than 1,000 years of having a watermill in Stotfold had literally gone up in smoke.

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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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Yesterday, 17:02

A Biggleswade bird enthusiast involved in tracking the UK’s starling population ‘ringed’ a bird in her garden that was later found 250 miles away outside a Dutch village where she used to live.

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