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West Germany star Franz Beckenbauer trains at Bragbury End, Stevenage, days before the 1966 World Cup final against England at Wembley.

Half a century ago this week England’s 1966 World Cup final opponents West Germany were training at Bragbury End in Stevenage.

Rock Against Cancer organisers Marion Henderson, Andy Shaw, John de Barra and Gary Henderson at Arlesey Town FC.

Rock ‘n’ roll fans are set to make noise for a great cause on Saturday at this year’s Rock Against Cancer in Arlesey.

Bikers in action at Bowes Lyon skate park

A popular skate park which was built in the 1970s is set to reopen – dispelling doubts about its future.

The A507 is closed near Junction 10 of the A1(M), by Baldock services, after a crash involving two lorries saw two people taken to hospital.

The A507 is closed near Junction 10 of the A1(M), by Baldock services, after a crash involving two lorries saw two people taken to hospital.

A man died in Hitchin this morning.

A man in his 30s has died in Hitchin this morning.

Stevenage FC

Thu, 09:23
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.

What's On

Thu, 10:51
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

Thu, 12:55
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

Wed, 12:03
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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