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Yesterday, 22:50

Police have warned motorists to avoid a road in Sandy following a car crash this evening.

Trespassers caused serious disruption for Great Northern train services through Welwyn Garden City (WGC) and Stevenage this evening.

There is delight in Potton after a developer’s appeal against a rejected plan for new homes in the town was dismissed.

Hitchin Town hosted Leatherhead in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup at grand old Top Field on Saturday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report

A Hitchin chicken takeaway has been announced as a finalist in the British Takeaway awards for the South East.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:03

Hitchin Town hosted Leatherhead in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup at grand old Top Field on Saturday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Hitchin Town hosted Leatherhead in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup at grand old Top Field on Saturday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report

Hitchin’s highly-rated fighter Tom Ansell kept his unbeaten record by beating Canning Town’s Lee Hallett 60-55 after six absorbing rounds in their super lightweight bout in Tottenham earlier this month – and is now back in the ring again.

Support your local team say Patrick Sloan and Louis Condon, Hitchin Town season ticket holders. Ahead of the Canaries biggest game in years read on to learn why.

EXCLUSIVE: Premier League star and humble hometown Hitchin lad Jack Wilshere is backing Mark Burke’s Canaries to soar in their bid to reach the FA Cup first round – as news emerges that the BBC and BT Sport are planning to broadcast Monday’s draw from Top Field if the Canaries win on Saturday.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 20:06

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke hailed his ten-man side for their battling qualities after they salvaged a hard-fouoght 1-1 draw against Leatherhead at Top Field to keep their FA Cup dreams alive.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has been speaking after his side’s 1-0 defeat to Crewe at the Lamex on Saturday. Read on for the full transcript of what he said.

Dino Maamria’s ten-man Stevenage lost 1-0 at home to Crewe at the Lamex on Saturday to a 57th minute Jordan Bowery goal after defender Ben Nugent was sent-off early in the first half as they suffered their second home defeat of the season.

Stevenage hosted Crewe at the Lamex on Saturday. Read on for CometSport’s PLAYER RATINGS

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria is expecting a tough match against Crewe at the Lamex on Saturday.

What's On

Wed, 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

Fri, 17:14

Eight employees who lost their jobs following the takeover of a Stevenage coach firm have been awarded a total of more than £40,000.

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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, 17:01

There is delight in Potton after a developer’s appeal against a rejected plan for new homes in the town was dismissed.

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