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17:14

Quick-thinking drain workers averted disaster in Hitchin last night when they tackled a rubbish-bag fire that could have seriously damaged the town centre.

The owner and head chef of a restaurant in a village near Hitchin have given hefty fines for a string of food hygiene failings.

Residents are back in their homes after a bomb disposal team sent to deal with a suspected landmine south of Stevenage found it was only a metal wheel.

Activists stacked donated toilet rolls high in Hitchin town centre on Saturday to highlight the real-terms funding squeeze faced by schools.

Plans for a joint-venture revamp of Hitchin’s Churchgate centre have received widespread support, according to the results of North Herts District Council’s public consultation.

Sport

21:41

Biggleswade Town were edged 2-1 by St Albans City in on Monday night as Allinson senior took the bragging rights over son Lee.

Read Toby Miles’ Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist celebrates the gripping cobbled Stage Nine of the Tour de France and explains its value to the race.

Talented pupils at a Letchworth school have been celebrating after winning a prestigious athletics championship.

Hitchin Town’s pre-season friendly with Hemel Hempstead Town on Monday has been cancelled due to lack of match officials – the second time in two days that a Canaries game against the Tudors has been called-off.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 British Formula 1 Grand Prix – won by Sebastian Vettel, thrown away by Lewis Hamilton and livened up by Kimi Raikkonen.

Stevenage FC

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Dino Maamria’s Stevenage hosted Portsmouth at the Lamex on Saturday afternoon. Read Layth Yousif’s report from Broadhall Way.

Stevenage’s highy-rated Ben Kennedy could be the latest player to depart Broadhall Way.

Stevenage legend Chris Day has left the Lamex after the club failed to offer him a playing contract to run alongside a deal proposing a role as goalkeeping coach.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has been speaking after the club’s first day back at pre-season training,

CometSport spoke with new Stevenage signing Scott Cuthbert at Bragbury End after the club’s first team squad reported back for pre-season training. Read on for Max Mahoney’s exclusive.

What's On

Yesterday, 17:02

All Shook Up! Would-be Kings of Rock ‘n’ Roll will go head to head near Stevenage on Sunday – and Hitchin’s own Elvis will bring his show to the town hall that night.

More than 31,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed a wonderfully nostalgic weekend at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford.

History came to life on the opening day of the 2018 Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford on Saturday.

This time last year, some giant braille appeared on Hitchin’s Windmill Hill.

Youth and world-class music were the highlights of a magical, sun-soaked Kimpton Folk Festival.

Business

12:05

Plans for a joint-venture revamp of Hitchin’s Churchgate centre have received widespread support, according to the results of North Herts District Council’s public consultation.

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

10:59

More than 31,000 visitors from all over the world enjoyed a wonderfully nostalgic weekend at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford.

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History came to life on the opening day of the 2018 Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford on Saturday.

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A new social media site has been launched with the aim of preserving Wymondley parish’s history in cyberspace.

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Three veteran Scout leaders from Biggleswade care for the UK association’s massive 100-year national heritage collection.

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Today 70 years ago, the National Health Service was launched by the then health minister Aneurin Bevan – delivering medical care free at point of need to all, regardless of wealth or status.

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Biggleswade Comet

21:41

Biggleswade Town were edged 2-1 by St Albans City in on Monday night as Allinson senior took the bragging rights over son Lee.

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