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A man was arrested and a pub in Stevenage Old Town closed last night after a substance was sprayed on to glasses.

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The A1(M) was shut southbound following the crash.

The A1(M) was shut today after a van hit a bridge and ended up on its side.

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A crew from Stevenage were called to Round Mead.

‘Don’t drink and cook’ is the message after firefighters were called to a chip pan fire at a Stevenage property this morning.

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Insulin injections are more commonly associated with Type 1 diabetes, but is used by those with Type 2 as well.

A diabetes support group is being launched in Stevenage to educate sufferers and assure them that being diagnosed with the disease isn’t the end of the world.

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Staff and patients at Lister Hospital. Credit: East and North Herts NHS Trust

The high quality of care that staff at Lister Hospital give people with learning difficulties when they treat them has been recognised.

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Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation chief executive John Lewis.

Decision time on elections for new governors of the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation is edging closer, with polling starting this week.

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A crew from Baldock and Letchworth Fire Station tackled the blaze in the garden of a property in Northfields.

Firefighters were called last night to a property in Letchworth after reports of an unattended blaze in a garden.

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Hitchin Hackspace members L-R Andy Mansfield, Rob Berwick and Mark Mellors with their victorious robot (centre) and 2 smaller robots

A community organisation devoted to providing people with a place to explore all kinds of creative technologies and crafts is celebrating after a robot they designed and built saw off similar prototypes from other groups around the country.

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St Christopher will be the taking over this building on The Arcade for the first community museum exhibition.

A museum showcasing the displays of community groups free of charge is set to open with a celebration of St Christopher School’s centenary.

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Huw Connell, Paul Watts, Paul Brogden and Ian Swift and ready for action at Arlesey War memorial.

A band of brothers are taking on a four-day cycle from London to Paris to drum up funds for the Stotfold and Arlesey branch of the Royal British Legion.

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Bal Singh and his football community development project with AC Milan

A highly-qualified soccer coach has organised a community soccer project to encourage players of Asian origin to take up the sport – with the backing of one of the world’s biggest clubs.

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Heather Trefusis and Henrietta the hen

A woman who used to feed the hens at Standalone Farm during trips to visit her Hitchin-based grandparents as a child will now be reading passages from her series of children’s books based on the former battery-hens she adopted.

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Oliver Pritchard shows armbands can be stylish as well as safe.

Our eager team of reporters at the Comet will be donning their goggles and Speedo finery to take part in a charity swimming race next Saturday, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Chef Oli Khan.

The UK’s curry industry will continue to decline unless the government changes its immigration rules to allow more skilled Indian chefs to work here, according to an award-winning chef.

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An inflatable obstacle course will spring up in Letchworth town centre on Saturday.

There will be an emphasis on fun and fitness in Letchworth tomorrow as a giant inflatable assault course takes over the town centre.

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Alexander Watterson is missing.

There is growing concern for a homeless man from Stevenage who has now been missing for a week.

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PC Mike Hardiman, PCSO Chris Brabrook, PCSO Penny Tomsett on the beat.

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 hours of community service and ordered to pay £295 for stealing a tractor from outside a Royston farm.

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Paint was thrown over the statue of the Greek poet Sappho on Wednesday night.

A statue of a Greek poet in the heart of a Letchworth park has been vandalised after paint was thrown over it in what has been described as a ‘malicious attack’.

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Benington Lordship chilli festival. Contestants brave the chilli eating competition

Once upon a time, historic Benington Lordship was best known for its captivating gardens and an annual display of snowdrops that drew visitors from far and wide.

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John Matthews

A minister who has served his congregation in Hitchin for nearly two decades is retiring next month.

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Lister Hospital in Stevenage, run by the East and North Herts NHS Trust.

The NHS trust which runs Lister Hospital in Stevenage has recorded a higher death rate than expected, according to a national report.

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People have arrested a person following the attack on St Mary's Church

A man has been arrested today in connection with three incidents of criminal damage caused to St Mary’s Church in Hitchin, and St Paul’s in Letchworth on Tuesday.

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Police wish to speak to this man in connection with the theft of jewellery from a shop in Stevenage town centre.

A CCTV image has been released of a man police officers wish to speak to in connection with the theft of jewellery from a shop in Stevenage town centre.

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Kam and Peter Natt.

A fledgling group which provides educational and recreational activities for adults with learning difficulties is looking for volunteers and funding to help them get off the ground in Letchworth.

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A woman was sentenced at Stevenage Magistrates' Court to 100 hours unpaid work.

A 50-year-old woman from Letchworth has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to benefit fraud.

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Brave Katie Kilroy outside her home

A mum-of-three who only learned life-saving CPR techniques three months ago leapt into action on Tuesday morning to help bring a woman back from the dead.

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Daniel Millar.

A prolific criminal has been jailed for six years after wasting the second chance he was given to turn his life around.

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Police want to speak to this man about the crime.

CCTV images have been released today after an elderly woman had her handbag stolen in Stevenage.

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Emergency services were called to the A1(M) this morning at Letchworth Gate after a car came off the road.

A slip road onto the A1(M) at Letchworth Gate has been closed this morning after a car came off the road.

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