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The London to Brighton Veteran car run last Sunday saw Shuttleworth Collection’s 1903 De Dietrich take part to commemorate the Emancipation Run of November 1896.

We may still be in November, but Christmas spirit is already is full swing in Baldock as the community comes together to bring joy to the elderly.

A young girl from Henlow has been busy raising cash for charity, which will help her gain her school colours.

A suspect led officers on a car chase around Hitchin and Letchworth last night, and escaped on foot after crashing – but he left his driving licence behind.

The NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is continually failing to meet the national standard for cancer waiting times.

Sport

10:19

Letchworth ladies hockey club veterans go down 3-1 to Bedford in the first round of the Masters Trophy.

Shefford and Sandy U14s continue their successful campaign in national competition.

Hitchin’s Blueharts Hockey Club have been busy this week with three wins, two draws and five defeats across the adult sides at the weekend.

The men’s seconds put on a good performance beating Potters Bar, as did the ladies’ seconds against opposition from the same club.

The ladies’ fourths came back from Milton Keynes with three points to put them in second place in their division.

Layth Yousif paid a visit to Royston’s British Superbike rider Luke Mossey at his home in the town to catch up with the rising star.

Hitchin Town’s visit to old friends Hereford has rekindled a host of memories for boss Mark Burke this week.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 22:39

Stevenage play fallen giants Coventry City at the Lamex on Tuesday in Sky Bet League Two, but how much do you know about the rich and sometimes troubled history of Boro’s rivals? Read Layth Yousif’s in-depth feature on this proud club and city who are attempting to rise again.

Stevenage forward Danny Newton has been a revelation this term – but it has emerged he could well have been playing for Tuesday’s visitors at the Lamex, Coventry City.

A brave Stevenage effort was to no avail as they lost 1-0 to a Kane Hemmings’ first half goal against Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday.

Stevenage face a tough trip to atmospheric Field Mill to take on Steve Evans Mansfield Town on Saturday.

CometSport paid a visit to Bragbury End to hear Stevenage boss Darren Sarll has been saying this week as he previews Stevenage’s trip to play Steve Evans Mansfield Town.

What's On

Yesterday, 13:53

Hitchin town centre was packed with lovers of good drink and fine delicacies at the weekend during the annual wine and food festival.

A former hairdresser turned spiritualist medium returns to Stevenage next week for an evening of clairvoyance.

Bah, humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and a series of ghosts are coming to the stage in Knebworth this week.

The first line-up announcement for a Hertfordshire music festival will be made at a special Christmas party being held next month.

Get your taste buds ready – the Hitchin Wine & Food Festival is back this weekend.

Business

Yesterday, 12:13

Hitchin’s only Thai restaurant is to close its doors this weekend – but only temporarily, ahead of a move to new Hermitage Road premises.

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Heritage

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Hitchin’s historic parish church is to block off one of its chapels as a monument to the strife of Indian partition.

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The hidden secrets of history lie in books of accounts. How people spent their money tells the tale.

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Back in 1992, it was feared that more than 1,000 years of having a watermill in Stotfold had literally gone up in smoke.

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The Hitchin and Letchworth 18 Plus Group that met during the 1980s is set to reunite at its old meeting place next weekend.

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A writer and playwright who grew up in Hitchin is set to return home to speak about her first novel as part of Black History Month.

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A young girl from Henlow has been busy raising cash for charity, which will help her gain her school colours.

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