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17:59

An Ickleford man – who took on TV’s Ninja Warrior UK challenge, which was televised on Saturday night – watched his show with a cheering crowd at the village’s recreation ground.

Record stores in Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock celebrated Record Store Day at the weekend with live music and offers on music.

Stevenage runners enjoyed success on the streets of London as they took on the 26.2-mile challenge on Sunday.

Police are today appealing for information after an on-duty officer suffered a broken leg in a Sandy car crash yesterday afternoon.

Three men were arrested in Stevenage yesterday in connection with a number of alleged offences – including assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

Sport

Yesterday, 19:40

Hitchin Town welcome old friends Hereford FC to Top Field on Wednesday for the first time since their famous 1994 FA Cup upset.

The Canaries and the Magpies both failed to get airborne in this goalless end of season game that had endeavour but lacked finesse.

Hitchin Town drew 0-0 with Dorchester Town at Top Field in a hard fought match on Monday evening. Read Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS to find out who impressed.

Hitchin Town snatched a last gasp winner away to Bishops Stortford on Wednesday, earning their second straight win.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke was ‘delighted’ with prestigious BigFreeBet.com Challenge Cup victory.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 16:22

Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace has increased his shareholding at the club to 98 per cent.

Stevenage captain, Ronnie Henry, has signed a one year contract extension it has been announced.

Stevenage fell to a disappointing 3-1 defeat against Coventry in Sky Bet League Two on Friday night.

The sixth annual Mitchell Cole Memorial tournament – organised by Stevenage Supporters Association FC – is set to take place on Saturday, May 12 at the Armadillo Stadium, home of Arlesey Town.

Stevenage’s England U19 starlet Ben Wilmot has added a few more quid to his value after being awarded the EFL’s prestigious League Two Apprentice of the Year.

What's On

Yesterday, 17:56

Parklife star Phil Daniels has been added to the Cool Britannia Festival at Knebworth Park.

A thrilling flying line-up has been announced for the Duxford Air Festival 2018, with the French Air Force set to present three display teams at the show for the first time.

Children’s TV favourite Justin Fletcher – aka Mr Tumble – will be one of the special guests at Geronimo Festival at Knbeworth House this summer.

Singer-songwriter Kate Bush topped the UK charts as a teenager with classic debut single Wuthering Heights back in 1978.

Villagers in Kimpton are getting ready to celebrate a May Festival weekend to remember.

Business

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Stevenage High Street’s Lloyds Bank branch is set to close, it has been confirmed.

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Heritage

Yesterday, 14:03

A thrilling flying line-up has been announced for the Duxford Air Festival 2018, with the French Air Force set to present three display teams at the show for the first time.

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The Flying Scotsman passed through North Herts and South Cambs last week, so we’ve taken a special look at this legendary locomotive that strikes such a chord with the community.

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The Flying Scotsman is to pass through North Herts and South Cambs this morning on its way to Lincoln.

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A rail enthusiast who spotted more than 21,000 locomotives while travelling the length of the country in the 1950s and ’60s has published a book about it.

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Hitchin, 1919. A shopkeeper and her dog are found dead from horrific head injuries, with some evidence she was dragged along by her hair before she died.

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Biggleswade Comet

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Police are today appealing for information after an on-duty officer suffered a broken leg in a Sandy car crash yesterday afternoon.

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