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From Guinness World Record attempts to stories of battling against the odds, runners from Letchworth, Baldock and Bedfordshire will be lining up for tomorrow’s London Marathon with plenty in the way of motivation.

The de Wolfs: mum Rosie, daughter Maisie, and dad Stuart.

Runners heading to the nation’s capital tomorrow have been sharing their inspirational stories.

Baldock museum will open Sunday.

Baldock Library will be shut for 12 days as major redecoration works take place.

Brian White and his daughter Kerry, pictured after completing the London Duathlon in September last year, are both running the London Marathon for the Alzheimer's Society.

Thousands of hardy souls will be pounding the streets of the capital on Sunday as the London Marathon is held for the 35th time – and here we share the stories of eight runners from Stevenage who will be among them.

A Hitchin policeman charged with rape and other sexual offences appeared at the Old Bailey today.

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Westley: ‘We’ve already been doing our planning for the play-offs’

Dean Parrett wheels away in celebration

Dean Parrett’s goal won the points for Boro

The Stevenage players celebrate Dean Parrett's goal

Match report: Stevenage 1 Carlisle United 0

Jon Ashton

Stevenage defender Jon Ashton believes he still has a big part to play in Boro’s current and future campaigns as they battle for one of two remaining League Two play-off places.

Calvin Zola

Despite weekend opponents Carlisle United having secured their League Two status for next season following a 2-0 win over Boro’s play-off rivals Plymouth Argyle last Saturday, Graham Westley unsurprisingly does not expect a free ride as Stevenage close in on their own season ambitions.

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Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

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