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Fabio and Hannah Vincenti. Picture: Sharon Cooper Photography.

A Hitchin ice cream parlour has had a year to remember as it marked its first birthday this month.

Great Northern railway operator Govia has been urged to get its act together or face government intervention amid appalling passenger service.

Great Northern railway operator Govia has been urged to get its act together or face government intervention amid ‘appalling’ passenger service.

Eve Cooper celebrates her 103rd birthday with her niece Myra Smith and Myra's husband Michael Smith.

An Arlesey nursing home had a double celebration on Monday as it marked the formal opening of a unique 1940s and ’50s street – as well as the 103rd birthday of one of its residents.

Bancroft Splash Park

Families hoping to make use of the newly opened Hitchin splash park as hot weather coincided with the start of the school summer holidays were left frustrated when they found it closed at the weekend.

Matthew Pagan, Michael Auger, Jamie Lambert and Thomas J Redgrave make up Collabro.

As a fantastic final curtain to this year’s Hitchin Festival, Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro will conclude their sell-out national tour in the town – while also raising money for The Dyspraxia Foundation.

Stevenage FC

Dipo Akinyemi. Picture by Paul Sanwell/OP Photographic

A Stevenage XI played out a 0-0 draw away to Southern League Premier St Neots Town last night (Wednesday) in what was their second such result in two days.

Stevenage have already played Brighton this month, in a pre-season friendly which Boro won 1-0.

Stevenage have been drawn against Brighton & Hove Albion’s academy, Leyton Orient and Southend United in the EFL Trophy.

The Lamex Stadium

The draw for the revamped EFL Trophy will take place on Wednesday morning.

Jobi McAnuff. Picture: Layth Yousif.

Of all the signings Darren Sarll has made this pre-season perhaps his most astute was to bring a vastly experienced former Premier League international into the fold.

Darren Sarll

Stevenage boss Darren Sarll was delighted his team beat Premier League hopefuls Brighton and Hove Albion at The Lamex – but believes there is far more to come from his talented side.

Sport

Mon, 16:22
Shaftab Khalid

Two run outs and a stumping in the space of six dramatic balls saw Hitchin fall nine runs short of a desperately needed victory at Broxbourne on Saturday.

Business

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Sheila Cooper, pictured with her Great Dane and chihuahua, is marking 50 years at Hare Park Cottage Kennels.

A 79-year-old dog lover who has been running her kennels business for 50 years has said the sudden death of her son made her keep going – and she wishes she could continue in the job forever.

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Matthew Pagan, Michael Auger, Jamie Lambert and Thomas J Redgrave make up Collabro.

As a fantastic final curtain to this year’s Hitchin Festival, Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro will conclude their sell-out national tour in the town – while also raising money for The Dyspraxia Foundation.

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Latest Motors News

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My First Car - Ken Cooke

My first car was a 1927 Austin Seven. I bought it while in the air force at RAF Wartling in Sussex.

Summer driving

Now that the Great British summer has finally arrived, here are some warm weather safety tips from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

Historics at Brooklands - Mk1 Ford Cortina

Arguably the finest remaining 1963 Ford Cortina, that’s travelled an average of one mile-a-day in its 53 years, will be up for auction this month.

Hertfordshire Motor Show

The Hertfordshire Motor Show will be joining forces with the Annual Classic Motor Show at Knebworth Park, Knebworth House on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016.

My First Car - Judy Hamblin

I thought you may be interested in this picture of my father in what I think was his second car in the very early 1950s.

Biggleswade Comet

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Police have appealed for information about the Stotfold incident.

An investigation has been launched after a distraction burglary in Stotfold which saw a man knock on a woman’s door with a bunch of flowers before his accomplices charged in and stole several items of her jewellery.

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