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Police dog Finn is going out on a high as he completes his final shift today before retirement tomorrow – having won three trophies in the Eastern Regional Police Dog Trials earlier this week.

An 80-year-old pensioner who has experienced heart problems after a double heart bypass and is partially sighted in his right eye has been left without a lifeline to medical assistance after his phone and broadband stopped working – and slammed his ‘uncaring’ provider.

A teenager from Biggleswade has been charged with three offences related to hate crime following two alleged incidents in the town over the course of a week.

A team of enterprising young business students from a Hitchin school picked up a host of awards while making it through to the national finals of a prestigious trading competition.

Dozens of people are walking the Letchworth Greenway every month for a year in support of those living with motor neurone disease – and their next trek is this Saturday.

Business

Sunday, March 19, 2017

A Stevenage physiotherapist has been selected to lead Team GB’s physios at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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A Letchworth stationer is relocating back across the town centre to its former base after five years in Eastcheap.

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A Letchworth-based building firm is celebrating after it won two categories in the Hertfordshire Building and Construction Awards.

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Latest Motors News

Tue, 09:24

Have you ever wanted a slice of the life of a superstar footballer? Of course you have.

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Introducing a new driving concept that fits perfectly with modern lifestyles, PEUGEOT’s All-New 3008 SUV is now available from local Dealership, Norton Way in Letchworth.

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Heritage

Mon, 14:57

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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The long aristocratic line of the Lytton family, owners of Knebworth House, is full of colour, but it has also held a dark secret – one that has not been fully told until now.

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Visitors to the village of Cottered, between Baldock and Buntingford, may be surprised to see a blue plaque on one of the houses, marked with Chinese writing.

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The first couple to get married at St Paul’s Church in Letchworth marked their 60th wedding anniversary yesterday.

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Letchworth, Stotfold and Shefford may not be the first places that spring to mind when you think of Jewish history – but as a visiting author explained last night, the connections there are actually quite strong.

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Police dog Finn is going out on a high as he completes his final shift today before retirement tomorrow – having won three trophies in the Eastern Regional Police Dog Trials earlier this week.

North Herts schoolchildren and staff baked cakes, sang songs and played football to raise hundreds of pounds for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day.

Gallery: Point for Stevenage at Cambridge United

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Stevenage picked up another point in their League Two promotion push as they played out a goalless draw at Cambridge United this afternoon (Saturday).

The community came together in Letchworth last Saturday to raise hundreds of pounds for a cherished social club and day care centre.

Kids and grown-ups swayed to the beat of the samba at a fun day in Letchworth last weekend.

Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

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A teenager from Biggleswade has been charged with three offences related to hate crime following two alleged incidents in the town over the course of a week.

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A Letchworth-based trust that has long supported students has expanded its grants programme to include those taking on diploma courses and apprenticeships.

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