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Yesterday, 16:29

An elderly couple gave a lift home to two young girls lost in a Stevenage industrial estate, unaware the pair had both been sexually assaulted that morning.

Students from a Hitchin ballet school shone like professionals as they trod the boards in the West End.

A suspected burglar has been arrested in Stevenage after an attempted break-in during the early hours of this morning.

Drone footage shows the massive extent of the damage caused by yesterday’s crop fire between Knebworth and Stevenage.

A new play area is set to brighten up Stevenage town centre.

Sport

Tue, 00:57

Biggleswade Town boss Lee Allinson says he’s enjoying life as Waders boss despite 2-1 defeat in the ‘Allinson derby’ to dad Ian’s St Albans City.

Biggleswade Town were edged 2-1 by St Albans City in on Monday night as Allinson senior took the bragging rights over son Lee.

Read Toby Miles’ Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist celebrates the gripping cobbled Stage Nine of the Tour de France and explains its value to the race.

Talented pupils at a Letchworth school have been celebrating after winning a prestigious athletics championship.

Hitchin Town’s pre-season friendly with Hemel Hempstead Town on Monday has been cancelled due to lack of match officials – the second time in two days that a Canaries game against the Tudors has been called-off.

Stevenage FC

Thu, 20:05

Stevenage have landed another new signing, Alex Reid from Fleetwood Town.

Stevenage have signed Ben Nugent from League One side Gillingham on a free transfer.

Championship side Swansea City have been drawn against Stevenage in the Checkatrade Trophy southern group section.

Dino Maamria’s Stevenage hosted Portsmouth at the Lamex on Saturday afternoon. Read Layth Yousif’s report from Broadhall Way.

Stevenage’s highy-rated Ben Kennedy could be the latest player to depart Broadhall Way.

What's On

Mon, 10:59

More than 31,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed a wonderfully nostalgic weekend at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford.

All Shook Up! Would-be Kings of Rock ‘n’ Roll will go head to head near Stevenage on Sunday – and Hitchin’s own Elvis will bring his show to the town hall that night.

History came to life on the opening day of the 2018 Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford on Saturday.

This time last year, some giant braille appeared on Hitchin’s Windmill Hill.

Youth and world-class music were the highlights of a magical, sun-soaked Kimpton Folk Festival.

Business

Mon, 12:05

Plans for a joint-venture revamp of Hitchin’s Churchgate centre have received widespread support, according to the results of North Herts District Council’s public consultation.

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Heritage

Wed, 18:31

A woman who is the descendant of soldiers who died during the First World War is writing a book on other men who served – and needs your help in gathering information.

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An events company at a Knebworth festival has been advised by the Zionist Federation after its handling of ‘antisemitic’ material was branded ‘insensitive’.

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More than 31,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed a wonderfully nostalgic weekend at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford.

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History came to life on the opening day of the 2018 Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford on Saturday.

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A new social media site has been launched with the aim of preserving Wymondley parish’s history in cyberspace.

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Amidst the grief of losing a loved one, families also face the daunting prospect of administering their estate.

Jane Marland, Director and Solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate Department at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors talks about probate and what it could mean for you.

Biggleswade Comet

Thu, 18:46

The people of Sandy have the chance to see Roman archaeological discoveries up close this weekend.

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