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The London to Brighton Veteran car run on Sunday saw Shuttleworth Collection’s 1903 De Dietrich take part to commemorate the Emancipation Run of November 1896.

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We may still be in November, but Christmas spirit is already is full swing in Baldock as the community comes together to bring joy to the elderly.

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A young girl from Henlow has been busy raising cash for charity, which will help her gain her school colours.

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A suspect led officers on a car chase around Hitchin and Letchworth last night, and escaped on foot after crashing – but he left his driving licence behind.

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The NHS trust which runs Stevenage’s Lister Hospital is continually failing to meet the national standard for cancer waiting times.

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A road into Hitchin has been shut this evening after a car crashed into a utility pole – with reports it has snapped in half.

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A have-a-go hero chased a blade-wielding robber through Stevenage as he made off with a bag he had snatched.

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A former headteacher has been charged with six offences relating to online child sex abuse images.

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Baldock welcomed a new quirky coffee and vinyl store to its High Street on Saturday.

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Hitchin town centre was packed with lovers of good drink and fine delicacies at the weekend during the annual wine and food festival.

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Burglars smashed their way into a house in Hitchin through a window on Thursday evening, taking jewellery – and police have now appealed for witnesses.

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Hitchin’s only Thai restaurant is to close its doors this weekend – but only temporarily, ahead of a move to new Hermitage Road premises.

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Unpaid carers of family and friends are invited to an early Christmas party to celebrate Carers’ Rights Day this Friday.

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A Potton butcher’s shop which was forced to close by a freak car crash is set to reopen tomorrow.

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Van owners in Letchworth and Baldock are being urged to be vigilant after a spate of vehicle break-ins.

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Bah, humbug! Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and a series of ghosts are coming to the stage in Knebworth this week.

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Biggleswade mayor Michael North was on hand to cut the ribbon at a new lower school classroom block.

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A heartfelt tribute has been paid to a much-loved Hitchin dance school teacher who has died at the age of 88.

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Runners taking part in the first Hertfordshire Half Marathon at Knebworth House this morning have urged organisers to delay the start after sitting in traffic on the A1(M) for up to an hour.

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A new memorial park and crematorium near Hitchin has had its official opening this week.

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Two 40-year-old men have been arrested after an alleged assault in a Hitchin bar last weekend – with police today launching an appeal for witnesseses.

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An elderly man was left with a knee inury after struggling with a robber who stole his wallet in a Stevenage alleyway – with police launching an appeal today to find the person responsible.

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A new shop in Hitchin is renting out shelf space as part of an attempt to create a one-stop outlet for quality bespoke craft items.

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Baldock will see the resurrection of the ’80s today in the form of a new vinyl store and coffee lounge – with a twist.

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Hitchin Library will close next Thursday for the first week of a refurbishment which will add a toilet for public use.

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Award-winning jewellers Harriet Kelsall is hosting a Christmas charity event at its Hall’s Green studio today.

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Community groups have been called upon to take over play areas in North Hertfordshire that otherwise face the axe.

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Two people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A507 which left one vehicle on its roof and another in a field.

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Stevenage Borough Council has advised residents to be wary after chancers tried to get into someone’s house by pretending to be building contractors.

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The new waste contractor for North and East Hertfordshire has today been announced as the two authorities enter a joint contract.

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Police want to speak to the man in this CCTV image after an assault in which a victim’s jaw was broken after he was punched to the ground and kicked.

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A leading disability campaigner has spoken out about the lack of access to Biggleswade railway station.

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Stevenage MP Stephen McPartland has ripped into North Hertfordshire’s draft Local Plan – in the same week the planning inspector has started their examination.

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A 21-year-old with lightning fast hand speed has broken his own world record for the time taken to build a 171-cup pyramid.

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A group of volunteers from Stevenage is preparing to bring some much needed Christmas cheer to children in hospital and the elderly in care homes, but they need your help.

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The decision by Herts County Council to pull its support of Cuffley Camp outdoor education centre could yet be reversed.

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A Freedom of Information request has revealed that North Herts District Council could make a profit from the £40 brown bin charge – should the number of residents using the service and the cost of collection stay the same.

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Stevenage’s Conservative MP Stephen McPartland has used his personal influence with the Secretary of State Sajid Javid to put the town’s draft Local Plan on hold – because he says it is undeliverable.

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A young man from Stotfold who lost his mum to cancer 15 weeks ago has ‘braved the shave’ at a Royston salon to raise cash in her memory.

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A car rolled and ended up on its side after a crash involving a second vehicle in Letchworth yesterday afternoon.

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A teenage bisexual Stevenage Football Club supporter has been bolstered with messages of support after speaking out about the prevalence of homophobia in football.

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A motorist has been taken to hospital after a crash on a lane linking two major roads in Hitchin this afternoon.

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A Stevenage dad helped rescue two women from flats in Stevenage Old Town as flames from a nearby shed threatened to engulf their homes.

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Prospective business owners in Stevenage were able to get some valuable advice yesterday when the Small Business Saturday bus called at Stevenage for a special roadshow event in partnership with Stevenage Borough Council.

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Four men have been arrested in Stevenage after police swooped on properties after reports of drug-related activity.

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Bedfordshire Police has made good progress regarding efficiency, but stlil needs to improve – that’s according to a new inspection report.

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A Biggleswade woman has received a letter of thanks from the High Commissioner for Dominica for donations following Hurricane Maria.

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A young girl from Henlow has been busy raising cash for charity, which will help her gain her school colours.

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