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The road closure in Todds Green – which has caused gridlocked traffic in Stevenage and around the edge of Hitchin – has been extended until May 2.

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Runners from across North Herts enoyed marathon success in London on Sunday.

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The multi-award winning Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel Group will be officially opening one of its trend-setting hotels in Letchworth on Sunday.

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A candidate in next month’s Stevenage council elections has been suspended and his affiliation with the Conservatives withdrawn after it emerged he once called for “gays to face the death penalty”.

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Two Stevenage properties have been closed after complaints about drug-related crime.

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Police are hunting for an Audi driver after an on-duty officer suffered serious leg injuries in a Sandy collison this afternoon.

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Parklife star Phil Daniels has been added to the Cool Britannia Festival at Knebworth Park.

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Police are treating an incident where a woman approached a mother in a Stevenage park – asking if she could hold her daughter – as suspicious.

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A unique cell and gene therapy manufacturing centre, where scientists will work to create revolutionary treatments to fight diseases such as cancer, has been officially opened.

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The road closure in Todds Green – which has caused gridlocked in Stevenage and around the edge of Hitchin – is because of gas works.

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North Herts residents will have the chance to quiz the area’s new waste contractor about changes to their waste and recycling services at an event in Hitchin this weekend.

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Online romance fraudsters pretending to be army officers or commandos have fleeced six Biggleswade victims out of at least £270,000, police have said.

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A Letchworth environmentalist group publicly launched its project ‘Plastic Free Letchworth’ on Saturday in the town centre.

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A thrilling flying line-up has been announced for the Duxford Air Festival 2018, with the French Air Force set to present three display teams at the show for the first time.

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Stevenage has been gridlocked with traffic this evening as a result of a road closure.

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An appeal has been launched in a bid to find a teenage girl who went missing from Hitchin on Saturday.

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Police are today appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Stevenage during the early hours of yesterday morning in what is being described as a “random attack”.

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A serial fly-tipper who dumped waste in several locations throughout North Herts and South Cambs has been jailed for two years.

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The Flying Scotsman passed through North Herts and South Cambs last week, so we’ve taken a special look at this legendary locomotive that strikes such a chord with the community.

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Police are today reappealing for witnesses to what they describe as an “unprovoked attack” in a Hitchin pub which left a teenager with facial injuries.

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A woman who broke her neck when she fell down some stairs has received an award for her incredible determination to regain her independence.

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Bedfordshire Police have appointed Dr Jackie Sebire as the force’s new assistant chief constable.

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A Weston care home has said it has been working closely with the Care Quality Commission since an unannounced inspection ruled that it ‘required improvement’ across the board.

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Villagers in Kimpton are getting ready to celebrate a May Festival weekend to remember.

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The 90s Britpop era will be celebrated at a new music festival coming to Knebworth Park this summer – and you could be there for the weekend if you win our great Cool Britannia ticket competition.

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A Letchworth-based care provider has discovered that we have a number of rocket scientists in our midst – all within a short distance of each other.

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Young golfers in Lower Stondon have raised more than £1,400 for charity throughout the year.

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Updated: Missing Letchworth man found safe and well

Saturday, April 21, 2018

A man who had been missing from Letchworth since Thursday afternoon has been found safe and well.

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Would you know if there were a slave next door? That’s the question that will be asked in Hitchin at an awareness evening.

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Dignitaries including Lord Trenchard and MP Sir Oliver Heald were on hand to help mark the centenary of the RAF in Letchworth.

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It’s judgement day for the future of Central Bedfordshire next Thursday, as the district’s Local Plan goes before a vote on whether to submit it to central government.

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Young members of Hitchin Swimming Club are celebrating after they won their county division at the first attempt.

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Runners from North Herts are gearing up to run the London Marathon on Sunday in aid of charity.

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Letchworth environmentalists will launch activities to encourage people in the town to cut back on plastic waste, starting tomorrow.

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Strangers rushed to the aid of a woman in her 70s who uses a mobility scooter after she was targeted by muggers in a Stevenage park yesterday.

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Concerns are growing for the welfare of a 37-year-old man from Letchworth who has been missing since yesterday afternoon – and police have now appealed for help finding him.

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Gross neglience by Stevenage’s Lister Hospital contributed to the death of a 68-year-old woman from Letchworth, an inquest has found.

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Hertfordshire County Council has entered a joint venture to build new homes in Letchworth, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and elsewhere as part of a £2 billion development scheme.

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Runners from Stevenage will take on the 26.2-mile course this weekend, all in aid of charity.

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Here’s your Hertfordshire weather forecast for the weekend and beyond.

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A lorry fire caused the blaze at a packaging warehouse in Biggleswade last night, the emergency services have confirmed.

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A car caught fire on the A505 between Baldock and Royston this morning.

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A man from Ickleford who ran the London Marathon dressed as a lobster is back in the suit tomorrow night when he appears on ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK.

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Dedicated fundraisers from Sandy, Langford and Stotfold will be joining the thousands running the London Marathon this weekend.

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A woman who suffered the stillbirth of her daughter, several miscarriages and a twin ectopic pregnancy before finally giving birth to baby Polly through IVF has received an award for being an inspiration to others.

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Firefighters have been tackling a massive blaze which broke out in a Biggleswade warehouse late yesterday evening.

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Emergency crews are on the scene after a crash on a major road in Stevenage.

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Police are hunting for an Audi driver after an on-duty officer suffered serious leg injuries in a Sandy collison this afternoon.

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