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Yesterday, 18:49

Hours of disruption are forecast after a train broke down and had to be terminated at Knebworth.

An eight-year-old boy from Hitchin joined other campaigners on a trip to parliament, where he delivered a hard-hitting speech to MPs on the school funding “crisis”.

Four people who were arrested on suspicion of murdering Gosmore farmer William Taylor have been re-bailed until Monday, December 3.

Herts police have carried out five raids, made six arrests and seized drugs and cash as part of a week-long operation against drug gangs in the county.

Baldock-based Safety and Health visited the North Herts Police Cadets at Letchworth Police Station yesterday to mark Restart a Heart Day.

Sport

Yesterday, 10:30

Knebworth will be kicking themselves after allowing lowly Evergreen to snatch a point at The Recreation Ground in their Herts Senior County League Premier Division.

Biggleswade Town boss Lee Allinson rues missed chances after the Waders 0-0 draw with Banbury United on Saturday.

Read Toby Miles’ player ratings after Biggleswade Town drew 0-0 with Banbury United on Saturday’s non-league day clash.

Biggleswade Town were held 0-0 at Langford Road on Saturday against Banbury United, as the Waders struggled to turn their dominance into goals on Non-League Day.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria is expecting a tough match at Newport County as his first-team squad aim to consolidate their early season form ahead of a longed-for promotion push.

Stevenage FC

Tue, 20:26

St Albans City’s secretary Tom Norman is set to leave the club at the end of the month – to take up the same role with Sky Bet League Two Stevenage.

Stevenage visited Newport County AFC in SkyBet League Two on Saturday in south Wales. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Stevenage travelled to Newport County AFC on Saturday in SkyBet League Two. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report from Rodney Parade.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has said his young, inexperienced Checkatrade Trophy side will learn from their heavy defeat by Charlton Athletic on Tuesday evening at the Lamex as he readies his first team for their crucial League Two match at Newport County AFC on Saturday.

Stevenage slumped to an 8-0 defeat as their hopes of qualifying for the knockout round of the Checkatrade Trophy with a game to spare were ended by an impressive Charlton side at The Lamex on Tuesday.

What's On

Yesterday, 07:00

Christmas will come early to Knebworth this year at a magical new event featuring shopping, food and drink, comedy and festive entertainment for all the family.

A new Stevenage festival has been shortlisted in three categories of a prestigious national industry awards to mark a “stunning” first year.

A riotous comedy full of festive frolics is coming to the Stevenage stage next month with rehearsals starting next week.

A four-piece female rock band from Hertfordshire will be launching their new single this week – with profits going to a breast cancer charity.

A stately home has reached the finals of the Herts Tourism Awards 2018.

Business

Friday, October 12, 2018

In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.

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Heritage

Sunday, October 14, 2018

A stately home has reached the finals of the Herts Tourism Awards 2018.

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A theatre company has finished rehearsals of First World War drama Journey’s End in Hitchin, ahead of a month of performances in Flanders to mark 100 years since the armistice.

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Planning permission to demolish a 350-year-old cottage has been granted, despite fierce objections from people concerned a building of historical significance will be lost.

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A new film project has been launched that aims to use rare archive footage to explore the shared experiences of new towns including Stevenage.

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This was the scene as members of a Hitchin church gathered to mark 50 years since the unveiling of their building’s foundation stone.

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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 08:03

A fleet of 10 cars has been stolen from a private barn in Broom, near Biggleswade, by a group posing as vehicle recovery firm staff.

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