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Yesterday, 15:57

Many of you may be beginning to feel completely overwhelmed by the constant talk about elections on our television screens, tablets and mobile phones.

The mayor of Stevenage’s Zimbabwean twin town, Kadoma, took time out of his first ever visit to the UK to speak to the Comet today. His worship the mayor Munchineripi Chinyanganya is visiting Stevenage to build on the Stevenage-Kadoma Link Association, a twinning arrangement between the two towns that has lasted 30 years.

A plan to build social housing flats on the site of Letchworth’s first purpose-built pub has been green-lit on appeal by a planning inspector.

Do you have the guts to walk on hot coals? If so, you can do it for a good cause in Arlesey next weekend.

A group of politicians from Eastern Europe have paid a special visit to North Herts to learn more about British democracy this week.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 06:25

Stevenage boss Darren Sarll has spoken of his delight that Tom Conlon has signed a new contract – and now wants him to kick on and realise his “terrific” potential.

Darren Sarll says that neither he nor his Stevenage team are feeling the pressure of their play-off chase and says they are gearing up for Yeovil in the same way as they would for any other game.

Confidence remains high at Stevenage and they looking up the table rather than down as they head into Saturday’s crunch game with Yeovil Town.

Tickets are on sale for the FA Women’s Premier League Cup final.

Stevenage Supporters Association (SSAFC) are holding their fifth Mitchell Cole Memorial Tournament on Saturday, May 13 at Arlesey Town FC.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

It’s nearly festival time again in Baldock – and next weekend it’ll all kick off when the town’s annual independent beer festival returns for the 10th year.

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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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A Biggleswade market grocery stall dating back to before the Second World War has finally traded in the town for the last time.

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What would the ancient Greek poet Sappho – who has a statue in Letchworth – say if she popped back today? Ponder in a short essay, a poem or a piece of art and you could win a competition.

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Herts historians marking the First World War’s centenary are to craft a state-of-the-art online archive after today receiving a £99,800 National Lottery grant.

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Yesterday, 08:28

Do you have the guts to walk on hot coals? If so, you can do it for a good cause in Arlesey next weekend.

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