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An abusive husband from Knebworth has been jailed for domestic abuse offences against his wife spanning a 47-year marriage.

A child rapist is facing jail after today being convicted of a string of offences spanning 38 years – a number of which were committed while he was living in Letchworth.

Police are looking for a driver who failed to stop after ploughing his car into three parked vehicles in Stevenage.

The completion of major roadworks between Stevenage and Ware has been delayed for a month.

A person has died after being hit by a train north of Hitchin railway station.

Sport

Friday, February 16, 2018

There were celebrations aplenty last night as the winners of the Comet Sports Awards 2017 were revealed.

Biggleswade Town fell to a last-gasp Hereford winner on Saturday at Edgar Street, losing 1-0 to the Bulls after going down to 10 men.

Hitchin gained revenge on Cheshunt to ensure their progress in the Herts President’s Tankard competition.

Fairlands Valley Spartans’ Yuko Gordon produced a stunning display to shatter the Stamford 30k course record on Sunday.

Datchworth’s green shirts were faced with a wall of yellow in their 18-15 defeat at St Albans – as indiscipline cost them too often at crucial times.

Stevenage FC

Mon, 16:30

Stevenage boss Darren Sarll has praised Northern Ireland starlet Ben Kennedy for showing reserves of mental strength after emerging from a tough spell.

Luke Amos, Stevenage’s loan signing from Tottenham netted his first goal for Boro on Saturday during their 4-1 victory over Yeovil Town.

Stevenage beat visitors Yeovil Town 4-1 at the Lamex on Saturday in front of 2,335 fans.

Darren Sarll was once again furious with the officials as Stevenage slumped to a 3-1 loss at Forest Green Rovers.

Johnny Goddard can’t see a reason why Stevenage won’t have a strong finish to their Sky Bet League Two campaign.

What's On

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

A young artist’s work is being showcased on home turf in her first solo exhibition, held at Royston & District Museum and Art Gallery.

The line-up for this summer’s Cool Britannia Festival at Knebworth Park has just got bigger.

Video: Is Stevenage’s Lytton Theatre haunted?

Sunday, February 11, 2018

There will be some spooky goings-on at a Stevenage theatre when the curtain rises on a new play.

Free tickets to top tourist attractions and activities across the county – including ones in Stevenage and Letchworth – are up for grabs from today in the 2018 Herts Big Weekend ballot.

Superstar Nile Rodgers and Chic will headline an outdoor concert at Newmarket Racecourses this summer.

Business

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hitchin is to lose another fixture of the town centre this month, as a family-run electronics shop set up in 1982 is bid farewell.

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Heritage

Mon, 10:53

Visitors to Hitchin town centre on Saturday had the chance to admire a tank from the First World War.

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From 620 men and officers to just two soldiers, in 24 hours – such was the impact of a German gas attack on the Hertfordshire Regiment back in 1918.

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Suffragette100: What is a Suffragette?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Before 1918 women had almost no role in British politics. A woman’s role was domestic, encompassing little outside having children and taking care of the home.

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Stevenage’s FA Cup band of brothers from 1998, when Boro’s part-timers pushed eventual finalists Newcastle United all the way in round four, reunited at the weekend after 20 years.

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Stevenage haven’t made it through to the fourth round of this year’s FA Cup – but today marks 20 years since a match at that stage provided one of the club’s most memorable days.

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Biggleswade Comet

Mon, 17:34

Bedfordshire’s police force will be back in the spotlight from tonight as the new series of 24 Hours in Police Custody starts on Channel 4.

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