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A volunteer team of staff and sixth formers from Stevenage’s Marriotts School has returned from a life-changing trip to help children in the West African country of The Gambia.

The A1’s northbound carriageway is still closed north of Baldock Services after one lorry rear-ended a second near Biggleswade – with traffic stationary all the way back to Junction 8 for Stevenage.

Tributes have been paid to a former mayor of Arlesey and prominent Letchworth figure who died on Sunday, aged 85.

A man is being treated for serious head and leg injuries after a crash involving two lorries on the A1 near Biggleswade.

People with debilitating conditions such as fibromyalgia and muscular degeneration have completed a marathon to raise money to pay for specialist equipment which has quite simply changed their lives.

Stevenage FC

Confidence remains high at Stevenage and they looking up the table rather than down as they head into Saturday’s crunch game with Yeovil Town.

Tickets are on sale for the FA Women’s Premier League Cup final.

Stevenage Supporters Association (SSAFC) are holding their fifth Mitchell Cole Memorial Tournament on Saturday, May 13 at Arlesey Town FC.

Darren Sarll says his Stevenage players gave everything but just lacked a ‘moment of individual ability’ in their defeat to Mansfield Town.

Victory for Mansfield Town has left Stevenage clinging on to the play-off places by the skin of their teeth.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

It’s nearly festival time again in Baldock – and next weekend it’ll all kick off when the town’s annual independent beer festival returns for the 10th year.

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70 years of Stevenage

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Hitchin and Stevenage may not be the first places that come to mind when you think of the history of the internet – but this week marks 40 years since work started on a world-leading fibre optic link between the two towns that led to video streaming, social networks and more.

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There will be plenty of holiday fun at Knebworth House this weekend with the stately home’s annual Easter Trail for children and then jousting back to thrill visitors.

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A Biggleswade market grocery stall dating back to before the Second World War has finally traded in the town for the last time.

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What would the ancient Greek poet Sappho – who has a statue in Letchworth – say if she popped back today? Ponder in a short essay, a poem or a piece of art and you could win a competition.

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Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

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The A1’s northbound carriageway is still closed north of Baldock Services after one lorry rear-ended a second near Biggleswade – with traffic stationary all the way back to Junction 8 for Stevenage.

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