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Yesterday, 18:04
Hitchin's Laura Borrell, pictured on her wedding day in August 2011, is trying to make memories while she still can, having been diagnosed with dementia at the age of 38. Picture: Talk to the Press.

A 39-year-old Hitchin woman who has been diagnosed with dementia is fundraising to create memories with her husband before her condition ‘takes her memories from her’.

Kevin Johnson's funeral hearse and horses

Hundreds paid their respects to a much-loved Hitchin man who died after a brave battle against terminal illness.

Councillor Adam Zerny, who launched the petition.

A Potton entrepreneur’s national petition calling for a ‘community right of appeal’ against rural over-development has attracted more than 3,000 signatures in just three days.

The Weston Hills Tunnel. Photo: C2r at the English Wikipedia

A 38-year-old woman from Letchworth has been left homeless after her caravan was stolen from a layby near Baldock – and police have today appealed for witnesses.

A man was racially abused in Biggleswade in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A man of mixed race was subjected to racial abuse and had his wallet stolen by four white men in Biggleswade in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 09:21
Stevenage manager Darren Sarll. Photo: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Darren Sarll was pleased with the way his side came out fighting against Plymouth Argyle despite them missing out on any points from the game.

Derek Adams

Stevenage were undone in an enthralling encounter at Home Park with Plymouth Argyle winning 4-2 to secure the double over Darren Sarll’s men this season.

Fraser Franks of Stevenage receives the Sky Bet League Two Goal of the Month award for December - Byline: Robbie Stephenson/JMP

Fraser Franks has scooped Sky Bet League Two’s goal of the month award for December.

Tyler Walker playing for Stevenage earlier this season. Photo: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Stevenage have announced Nottingham Forest striker Tyler Walker has been recalled to the Championship club with immediate effect.

Stevenage FC manager Darren Sarll.

Stevenage manager Darren Sarll sees Saturday away clash at Plymouth Argyle as a chance to put right some wrongs following the 2-1 home loss to the Pilgrims in October.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns

Brides, grooms and their friends and family turned out in force to glean ideas and inspiration, while meeting with local suppliers, at Bride: The Wedding Show at Knebworth Barns.

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Heritage

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Hertfordshire Regiment soldiers during the First World War. Photo: Herts at War

The First World War heroes of the Hertfordshire Regiment are set to gain their first memorial outside the UK – with the monument to be unveiled at the site of their most famous action, exactly a century on.

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Admiral John Byng, as painted by Thomas Hudson in 1749. Picture: National Maritime Museum

The name of Admiral John Byng – born, baptised and buried in a village between Shefford and Biggleswade – has, rightly or wrongly, gone down in history as a byword for cowardice. But could a petition to the government see him exonerated after 260 years?

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Regulars at Stevenage's Twin Foxes in circa 1971, including Ted Jones pictured top left.

With Stevenage’s first new town pub being demolished and turned into flats, the public have taken to social media to reminisce about the good times they had there.

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2016 performing the group dance at Knebworth House [Picture: BBC / Guy Levy]

This year’s Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special will feature Knebworth on Christmas Day.

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Holy Trinity Church in Weston.

In the churchyard at Holy Trinity Church in Weston, between Baldock and Stevenage, two stones stand 14 feet apart – marking the head and foot of a grave.

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Biggleswade Comet

Yesterday, 15:27
Councillor Adam Zerny, who launched the petition.

A Potton entrepreneur’s national petition calling for a ‘community right of appeal’ against rural over-development has attracted more than 3,000 signatures in just three days.

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