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Yesterday, 18:37

Millions of people all over the UK and beyond celebrated the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday – and our corner of the world was no different.

With the “biggest timetable shake-up in history” now upon us, reporter Georgia Barrow spent the morning commuting to London on the Great Northern line to see first-hand whether passengers’ concerns about the changes held true.

The best in years – that was the general feeling yesterday at Hitchin’s Walsworth Festival.

A moped rider was airlifted to hospital with serious leg injuries after a crash involving a car near Stevenage yesterday.

A Stevenage man wanted by police on suspicion of witness intimidation and assault has been arrested after being spotted in the town.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:38

Biggleswade Town’s new boss Lee Allinson is aiming at promotion in his first season at a ‘refreshed’ Langford Road.

Former Hitchin Town midfielder Jonny McNamara has paid a warm tribute to all at Top Field as he leaves the club for Biggleswade Town.

Read Toby Miles’ Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist explains his love for Italy’s version of the Tour de France.

Biggleswade Town former boss Chris Nunn says ‘the ingredients are in place for a bright future at Langford Road.’

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix, won by Lewis Hamilton, intrigued by Max Verstappen and slandered by Romain Grosjean.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 16:22

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria is working hard to mould his squad for next season after recruiting his first two players as manager of the Lamex outfit.

Former Stevenage favourite Fraser Franks has paid tribute to the club and its loyal fans after leaving the Lamex.

Former England international Nicky Shorey has left Stevenage as part of new manager Dino Maamria’s reorganisation of his backroom staff.

Danny Newton was the big winner at Stevenage’s end of season awards event, taking home three awards after an fantastic first season in League Two.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria said he is ‘already planning for next season’ as he reflects on Boro’s 2017/18 campaign.

What's On

Yesterday, 13:10

Leading homes and antiques dealers will be pitching up at Knebworth House this Spring May bank holiday weekend.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is appearing in this year’s Stevenage pantomime, the perfect family show for one and all?

Members of a Stevenage-based amateur dramatic and musical society will be taking off into space in an out of this world musical this week.

A young singer from Ickwell has released his debut album to much acclaim.

All roads will lead to the north of the county this weekend as members of Bedfordshire’s farming community are set to congregate for a long-standing country show.

Business

Saturday, May 19, 2018

An iconic Hitchin pub that closed last year is back with a bang under the team behind one of the town’s favourite coffeehouses.

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Heritage

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The history of the Royal Air Force – celebrating its centenary this year – is well documented, with tales of wartime heroics and peacetime innovation.

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Crowds came out in force for this year’s Ashwell at Home celebration on Sunday, which honoured war, women and community.

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The team at a Hitchin pre-school are putting out the call for former pupils and staff to get in touch ahead of its 50th birthday.

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A classic bike manufacturer from Stevenage has been celebrated by one of the old town’s local businesses.

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One would hardly know where to start a list of all the things that have changed since May 1918 – but Henlow’s Royal Air Force base has been there through it all.

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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 18:38

Biggleswade Town’s new boss Lee Allinson is aiming at promotion in his first season at a ‘refreshed’ Langford Road.

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