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A former football coach who was arrested in Stevenage last year after being found unconscious in a hotel in the town has been charged with 55 child sex offences.

A caring 80-year-old hair stylist from Stevenage helped rescue a lost mother duck and her nine ducklings by walking with them for ¾ mile across busy roads and open fields to water.

A student from Potton has taken a trip back in time to find out more about her Italian heritage.

The Urban Soul Orchestra is set to release a Classic Ibiza album ahead of its Knebworth House performance next month.

Children and staff at a Henlow school were delighted to be joined by the Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire for the opening of their new sensory garden.

Sport

Wed, 17:24

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Hitchin Town’s quest to put the play-off heartbreak of the past two years behind them will start with one of the longest away trips of the season following the release of the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division fixtures.

Stevenage Swimming Club stormed to victory in the final round of the Hertfordshire Peanuts League to earn themselves promotion to the top flight of the league.

A local derby is the highlight of the FA Cup extra preliminary round draw – one of many good games following the reveal of the three national football competitions.

Stevenage FC

Wed, 11:16

Stevenage have snapped up former Reading full-back Terence Vancooten.

Stevenage FC chairman Phil Wallace has today called on fans and the community to stand “shoulder to shoulder” to make the redevelopment of the North Stand a reality – in an innovative scheme which is a first for a Football League club.

Under dark heavens and bucketfuls of rain there was plenty for Darren Sarll to feel happy about as his Stevenage side held Norwich City to a draw on Tuesday evening.

Blair Turgott scored a fine individual effort to rescue a draw for Stevenage at Hitchin Town on Saturday, writes Damion Roberts.

Stevenage manager Darren Sarll is looking forward to playing near-neighbour’s Hitchin Town at Top Field.

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The Urban Soul Orchestra is set to release a Classic Ibiza album ahead of its Knebworth House performance next month.

A great foodie day out for all the family is on the menu in Knebworth this weekend courtesy of the Great British Food Festival.

The dance anthems to be performed on stage at next month’s Classic Ibiza concert in Knebworth have been revealed.

A rock band will pay tribute to their much-missed drummer by performing at a music festival in aid of the Moggerhanger hospice that cared for him in his last days.

Hitchin is set for its first literary festival this month, featuring more than 130 books and talks from popular authors.

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

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A student from Potton has taken a trip back in time to find out more about her Italian heritage.

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A DVD delving into the history of Hitchin went on sale on Saturday ahead of a talk and film screening in the town.

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Hundreds of people turned out for a street party along Ashwell’s High Street on Sunday to celebrate the 1,100 years since the village was founded.

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A 70-year-old community worker and poet has written a book based on his experiences as an immigrant building a life and family in Letchworth.

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Artwork by Zimbabwean sculptors can be seen in the grounds of a Hertfordshire stately home from July 1.

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Biggleswade Comet

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A student from Potton has taken a trip back in time to find out more about her Italian heritage.

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