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Musical acts from Beds, Herts, Bucks and Cambs will perform at a new one-day music festival to help raise money for Sue Ryder’s St John’s Hospice at Moggerhanger – easily reached from the A1 by following the A603 to Bedford.

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Long serving trustee and volunteer Hazel Cuthbertson sharing a story with a young customer

Songs of Praise presenter Pam Rhodes will lead a chorus of celebration on Saturday as Letchworth Christian Bookshop marks its 50th anniversary.

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A man in his 20s is currently being flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in a critical condition after emergency services were called to the High Street outside The Bell Motel in Codicote.

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A Dutch man was cleared of conspiracy to smuggle drugs at St Albans Crown Court yesterday.

Police have charged a 33-year-old man from Hitchin with a string of shoplifting offences.

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North Herts District Council leader Lynda Needham and Mark Bryan, Technical Director, plant a tree at the opening of Madden Gardens, Letchworth

A tree has been planted to commemorate the launch of a 159-home development in Letchworth.

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Officers from Letchworth Safer Neighbourhood Team recording vehicle speeds on the Jackmans Estate.

Officers were out in force in Letchworth on Friday to tackle anti-social use of motorbikes and mopeds after increasing reports of people driving along footpaths in the Jackman’s Estate.

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Stella Creasy is shadow consumer affairs minister and running to be deputy leader of the Labour Party

A senior Labour politician on the campaign trail had a stark warning about the scale of personal debt in Stevenage and North Herts when she spoke to supporters.

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A 45-year-old man has been arrested for 19 counts of criminal damage at a farm near Baldock.

A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection with criminal damage at a farm near Baldock.

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The Pirton event will support the work of the RNLI

Landlocked Pirton is hosting a rally of vintage and classic cars and motorbikes next week to support the work of lifesaving lifeboat crews around the UK’s coast.

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Betty's call blocker and telephone next to the scam mail she received in one morning.

At least one unexpected approach that 83-year-old scam victim Betty has received was the real deal – because it came from trading standards watchdogs who wanted to help her keep the vultures at bay.

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Charity founder and former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson opening another shop in the expanding chain earlier this year

A Herts-based charity which is opening a new shop in Stevenage on Friday is appealing for support and donations.

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Bricks thrown from a bridge over the A1(M) hit a moving lorry last night, police have confirmed.

Bricks thrown from a bridge over the A1(M) near Letchworth hit a moving lorry last night, police have confirmed.

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Sky lanterns can cause problems for landowners

The dangers caused by ‘flying bonfires’ during the harvest season have been highlighted by the organisation that represents farmers and other landowners in the county.

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Kittens dumped at Stevenage vets

A Stevenage vets has had 10 lots of cats and kittens thought to come from the same owner dumped on its doorstep over the years - even though it offers a free neutering scheme to try and stem the number of unwanted moggies on the streets.

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Two teenagers detained by police dog Blue have been released on bail

Two 17-year-old boys detained after a police dog and helicopter pursuit following an alleged assault in Hitchin town centre have been released on police bail today.

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Trying to balance a 20p on a lemon in a bowl of water - a new fundraising pub challenge from Garden House Hospice

Calling all pubs! Do you want your regulars to have a lot of infuriating fun, and raise cash to support Garden House Hospice at the same time?

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Kane Corroll

Police have appealed to members of the public to help them trace a wanted man who is believed to be in Stevenage.

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Marks & Spencer staff back new vegan Hitchin charity shop with donation of mannequins.  Lee Bryan (M&S), Kevin Wellcome (Manager, M&S), Naomi Green (Manager Dr Hadwen Trust Shop), Jill Schumann (M&S).

This isn’t just an everyday donation – it’s an M&S donation, and the team setting up a pioneering charity shop in Hitchin is delighted.

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Restoration work at Knebworth House: Beautifully sculpted by Spectrum Stone of Newmarket, these beasts form the most visible element of the current restoration project. Each of the carved stone beasts was carefully craned up into position by specialist teams.

There have been some dark and stormy nights lashing historic Knebworth House in recent weeks – but the new beasts who have become part of the landmark building have been unmoved by thunder, lightning and lashing rain.

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Andy Pryke will be performing at Henlow as a Meatloaf tribute act

A former grand finalist on a hit ITV talent show is set to appear at Henlow Stadium greyhound track next week as a Meat Loaf lookalike – despite being taken to hospital after a car crash two weeks ago.

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Lloyds Pharmacy opens its doors.

A pharmacy in Hitchin town centre has officially opened its doors to a modern approach to community health.

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Top left to right: Gadge Grocott, Ian Comerford, Luke Fensome & Harry Stone. Bottom left to right: Doug Park, Noel Loftman and Mark Karls.

A golf club captain has recruited a band of brothers in a bid to drum up as much money as possible for Help for Heroes through an endurance challenge – with a twist.

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Police were alerted to loud music at a rural spot in North Herts late last night.

Police were called to a rural spot in North Herts late last night after reports of an illegal rave.

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The incubator building at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst

It looks at first glance like a space-age film set, the sort of high-tech set-up where megaminds are harnessed to making a supervillain’s dreams of world domination come a little closer to reality.

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Plans for a new housing development, care home and lower school have been approved.

The face of Fairfield is set to change over the next few years after plans were approved to build a care home, a housing development and a lower school in the area.

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Cutting grass verges

Crews working on behalf of Herts County Council have been working around the clock to get grass verges on main roads cut back and carry out other maintenance jobs.

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Ken Geggus, Nigel Strongitharm, Dan Taylor and Dave Beasley.

A 72-year-old social centre stalwart is taking on a 100-mile cycle ride to raise money for the social and day care centre where he works.

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Eleanor Howes with the free book.

A Hitchin-based charity is supplying more than 200 schools across the county with free books raising awareness about the effects of dyspraxia – thanks to a grant from one of the town’s Rotary clubs.

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Carol, Brenda and Iain - Saying goodbye after 100 years of service at St Nicholas, Stevenage

Pupils and staff have said their fond farewells to three school stalwarts who have chalked up nearly 100 years of service between them.

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