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Station Road in Letchworth has now reopened after a car crashed into a computer shop in the early hours of this morning, leaving the 30-year-old driver in hospital.

A 30-year-old woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected head injury after the car she was driving crashed into a shop early this morning – with Station Road in Letchworth partially shut as a result.

Enjoy a dinosaur adventure and some Jurassic larks in Knebworth Park this Spring May Bank Holiday.

Never-before-exhibited paper art inspired by North Herts is the subject of the last show put on by a Letchworth art gallery before it closes next weekend.

Firefighters and police officers forced their way into a Letchworth toilet cubicle today after concerns for a man’s welfare.


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Applications for the Hertfordshire Talented Athlete Programme are now open.

Codicote have pulled off a stunning coup by naming former Watford, Stoke and Burnley striker Gifton Noel-Williams as their new manager.

Ben Tuck stormed from last to snatch a place on the podium in a fine outing at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps racing circuit in Belgium.

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

Letchworth GC suffered a 132-run defeat against North Mymms in their latest SHCL Premier outing.

Stevenage FC

Friday, May 12, 2017

Stevenage have put Tom Pett on the transfer list.

Breaking News: Charlie Lee one of six players released by Stevenage

Friday, May 12, 2017

Charlie Lee has been released by Stevenage.

Stevenage have made their second signing of the week with the capture of James Ferry from Brentford.

Stevenage have voted in favour of retaining the current Checkatrade Trophy format with amendments.

Stevenage skipper is looking beyond the disappointment of missing out on a play-off place – and believes the club should be looking at an automatic spot next time around.

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Can’t wait for this year’s Standon Calling? Festival organisers have arranged a special warm-up party next month.

A former EastEnders actor and a returning Gordon Craig Theatre legend will appear in this year’s Stevenage pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Enjoy a dinosaur adventure and some Jurassic larks in Knebworth Park this Spring May Bank Holiday.

If you are looking for a Spring May Bank Holiday day out, why not visit Benington Lordship Gardens?

A veteran folk performer has joined the star-studded line-up of this year’s Kimpton Folk Festival.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

While battlefield tours are de rigeur on the continent, we don’t have much of the sort in Hertfordshire – but a group of community historians are set to change that.

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If you think the weather is miserable on this wet and windy Monday morning, spare a thought for people in our area 320 years ago this very day as the Great Offley Storm hit – killing a shepherd lad and leaving a trail of devastation in its wake.

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Music composed by a Hitchin teenager to mark the Queen’s Silver Jubilee is to be performed again for the first time in 40 years, as former choristers get together for a reunion.

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Hitchin and Stevenage may not be the first places that come to mind when you think of the history of the internet – but this week marks 40 years since work started on a world-leading fibre optic link between the two towns that led to video streaming, social networks and more.

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There will be plenty of holiday fun at Knebworth House this weekend with the stately home’s annual Easter Trail for children and then jousting back to thrill visitors.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Supporters of a charity – set up to help people in need of funding for wheelchairs as mobility aids in Beds, Herts and Cambs – have been out on a bike ride to raise funds for the cause.

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