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Jayne Mason

Like great beer and live music? Well why not combine the two at a popular Hitchin event this week – and all for a good cause.

Eric Cross with firefighters

Retired firefighter Eric Cross shook the dust off his overalls and put his hard hat back on for one last time when North Herts firefighters visited him at Jubilee Court care home in Stevenage.

Fazilet Hadi, second from left, during her trek across Iceland for the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

A blind Letchworth fundraiser has returned home after completing a sponsored trek across Iceland to raise money for others affected by sight loss.

The Biggleswade Old Town initiative was started by traders.

An initiative started by traders to get shoppers to support independent businesses in Biggleswade is gaining momentum.

The scene at the corner of Fishponds Road and Bunyan Road in Hitchin. Photo: Layth Yousif

The victim of an apparent stabbing in Hitchin last night is now in a ‘critical but stable’ condition in hospital, a police spokesman has said.

Stevenage FC

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Carlisle keeper Mark Gillespie collects Henry Cowans' header. Photo: Danny Loo

Carlisle boss Keith Curle told his players he would fine them £500 if they got booked for dissent in the second half against Stevenage.

Luke Wilkinson and the Stevenage players remonstrate with the referee at the final whistle.

Danny Grainger fired Carlisle to victory from the penalty spot as United set a club record of 14 league games unbeaten with a win over Stevenage in a match full of controversy.

Tyler Walker

Tyler Walker is set to resume training next week.

Ben Kennedy plays it forward in the corresponding Stevenage v Carlisle fixture last season. Picture: DANNY LOO

Darren Sarll has praised Carlisle United manager Keith Curle ahead of The Cumbrians visit to Stevenage – calling him “one of the best in our league”.

New Stevenage coach Nicky Shorey. Picture courtesy of Stevenage FC/Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Darren Sarll says Nicky Shorey’s appointment as Stevenage coach is the final piece in his backroom staff – calling him the good cop to his bad cop.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016
Stevenage singer-songwriter Kelly Oliver won the Breakout Artist of the Year at the NMG Awards

A talented singer-songwriter from Hertfordshire has won a prize at the NMG Awards for the second year running.

Events & Exhibitions

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Latest Motors News

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
This stunning Saab will be one of the classic cars on show at the NEC in November.

The very best classic cars from across the country, as nominated by classic car clubs in the UK, are set for a final face-off in the Meguiar’s Club Showcase at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, at Birmingham’s NEC from November 11-13.

Parents and children (8-11) in motorhome, smiling, portrait of parents

Staycations or stay-at-home holidays in the UK are set for a boost with, for the first time, personal contract purchase (PCP) becoming widely available in the motorhome and touring caravan market.

My First Car - Terence Morris

Like one of the car owners previously featured, I also spent my National Service at Bulford Barracks, Salisbury Plain, and learnt to drive at Houndstone Camp, Yeovil, Somerset.

My First Car - Peter Beardsmore

My first car was a Reliant Regal MkI made of aluminium nailed onto a wooden frame with a plywood floor, all screwed to a simple hollow chassis.

Messy rear seat

More than a million parents are left with the same messy motoring dilemma every Monday morning – getting their company car fit for business after a weekend with the kids.


Friday, September 30, 2016
Stevenage players using the trench dug across the Broadhall Way pitch as an obstacle during a training session.

Younger fans of Stevenage Football Club may not remember a time when Boro were anything but a Football League club – but joining the elite 92 could hardly have seemed less likely back in 1976.

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Cutting the cake at the Broadway Cinema's 80th birthday party on Friday night. Left to right: Heritage Foundation board of governors acting chairman Ian Cotterill, interim chief executive Colin Chatfield, venues manager Jason Valentine, and Letchworth Film Club's Peter Griffiths.

It was a Champagne reception at Letchworth’s historic Broadway Cinema on Friday night as it celebrated 80 years.

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The Biggleswade Old Town initiative was started by traders.

An initiative started by traders to get shoppers to support independent businesses in Biggleswade is gaining momentum.

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