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Villagers and supporters outside the former Windmill pub are making an appeal to NHDC to have a clause in the forthcoming local plan to prevent 'the last remaining community facility in any village' from being closed or having its use changed

The campaign to save a riverside pub has taken a new twist with supporters lobbying North Herts District Council to include a clause protecting community facilities in the Local Plan blueprint for development in the area.

Stevenage had the lowest suicide rate of any local authortiy area in the UK in 2014

Fewer people in Stevenage took their own lives in 2014 compared to any other part of the UK, new figures reveal.

Allied Healthcare regional director Matt Jackson.

A community hub is opening up in Letchworth to provide information and advice on all aspects of care.

Two ambulances were called to the crash at Juntion 7 on the A1(M)

Ambulances are still at the scene of a three-car collision on the A1(M) this morning.

Peter Lilley MP

Hitchin’s long-standing MP Peter Lilley has revealed which way he will vote in a forthcoming EU referendum following talks with Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Caretaker boss Darren Sarll and his team clap the home support

Darren Sarll is taking every Stevenage game as it comes after picking up the pieces in the aftermath of Teddy Sheringham’s sacking but more wins like Tuesday night’s at Hartlepool United will do his case for taking over permanently no harm.

Caretaker boss Darren Sarll claps the fans before the game

Following young central midfielder Tom Conlon’s superb brace in Tuesday night’s 2-1 League Two victory at relegation rivals Hartlepool United, Darren Sarll has re-iterated his eagerness to give youth a chance in the first team.

Shaun Derry. Photo: Cambridge News

Stevenage host Cambridge United this weekend so the Comet asked Michael Vaughton of the Cambridge News for his opinion of their season so far.

Byron Harrison celebrates Stevenage's fourth goal.

While one man has hit the national headlines today (Thursday) for allegedly returning to the Lamex Stadium, another has definitely walked back through the door at the club.

Tom Conlon's strike hits the back of the net. Photo: Frank Reid Hartlepool Mail

When you get your first senior goals, and your team goes on and gets the win, you would expect a player to be happy.

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Ben L'Honore

A depleted Stotfold side got past Eynesbury Rovers in the first round of the Hinchingbrooke Cup.

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Arthur Smith appears in Hitchin next week

Doggett & Ephgrave’s Mostly Comedy nights are settling in to their new home at Hitchin’s Sun Hotel, and next up is wrinkly writer and wit Arthur Smith, as famous for his outrageous cabaret antics as his TV appearances on the likes of Grumpy Old Men and The One Show.

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