Stevenage

Have you ever wondered why street names in the Chells Manor area of Stevenage bear the colourful and evocative names of Roman gods and emperors?

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Hitchin

Yesterday, 16:55

Fundraisers ran through the day and night for 250km to raise funds to help Hitchin youth charity Phase.

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Letchworth & Baldock

Fri, 17:00

A former carer from Letchworth is taking on her first half marathon on Sunday in memory of her baby nephew, who passed away at 17 months old, and those she has cared for.

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Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

The final mosaics in a heritage trail linking Sandy, Potton and Biggleswade have been put in place this week.

Business

Thu, 11:38

Where is the Stevenage Costco? That’s the question many are asking, two years after the cash-and-carry giant received the green light for a 14,030-square-metre megastore.

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Barclays is to retain a reduced presence in Sandy after all, after a deal was struck between the bank and the town council.

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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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Latest Motors News

Monday, December 4, 2017

The new-look driving test which comes into force today will help “save lives”, according to a Hertfordshire-based road safety charity.

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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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Photo Galleries

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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.

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.

Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

The final mosaics in a heritage trail linking Sandy, Potton and Biggleswade have been put in place this week.

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Education

Fri, 13:02

Some parents have leapt to the defence of the current leadership at a Hitchin primary school where historical assessment issues were found.

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