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A footballing hero came to Letchworth to speak at a Samaritans fundraising auction last week.

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Strider with project co-ordinator Christina Anderson & Charlotte Secker from Living Street

Getting children to walk to school has a wide variety of benefits both for themselves and the wider community.

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China Kitchen, 130 Cambridge Road in Hitchin

The owner of a popular Hitchin takeaway has spoken movingly this week about her family’s ordeal in the wake of a tragedy.

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Geoff Crittenden, Rev. Andrew Henton Pusey, Canon Michael Roden, Paul Harris, Rev. Tom O'Brien and Rev. Jeni McQuaid, are taking part in a charity cycle ride

Up to a dozen church ministers from around the Hitchin area will be taking part in a static bike ride in the town centre tomorrow to raise vital funds for a youth organisation.

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Police have issued a warning about Skype blackmail scams

Police are warning young men across Herts to be on their guard after a surge of reports about victims who have been enticed by an unknown person to carry out explicit acts via Skype and then blackmailed.

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Professor Narinder Kapur presented Lynn Woo with a cheque for £2,000.

A charity set up in memory of aid worker Karen Woo who was killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2010 has received a £2,000 boost.

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Handwriting kit entrepreneur and campaigner Melanie Harwood from Letchworth with daughter Hannah-Jane, eight

Businesses often bemoan the lack of basic skills that some school-leavers offer when applying for jobs – but one entrepreneur aims to tackle a specific aspect of that skillset and build her own business at the same time.

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Tom Miller would have won £16,000 if Stevenage had scored.

Nobody knows better than Tom Miller that football can be a cruel game – he only needed Stevenage to score on Saturday to scoop a £16,000 accumulator bet.

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Trains were delayed this afternoon after a Baldock bridge was struck twice in less then four hours.

A Baldock bridge has been hit twice today in less than fours hours – causing delays to train services.

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A Stevenage teenager has appeared in court charged with posting revenge porn of a 14-year-girl

A Stevenage teenager is believed to be the first youth to be convicted under the so-called revenge porn law for posting a video of a 14-year-old girl masturbating on social media.

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Some of the North Herts dancers taking part in next week's show

When one of the world’s best-loved ballets comes to Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre next week you can bet that many members of the audience will be wide awake – keeping a sharp eye out for their young stars in the making among the cast of Sleeping Beauty.

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North Road in Stevenage was closed last night after a crash involving two cars at the Graveley junction.

Two people were taken to hospital after a car crash at an accident blackspot on the outskirts of Stevenage last night.

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A man in his 80s died in Stevenage yesterday

A man in his 80s died yesterday in Stevenage after suffering a cardiac arrest near to a supermarket.

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The A10 was closed between Foxton and Shepreth following a fatality near Foxton Level Crossing. Picture: @tweetingmk

Police have confirmed that a 73-year-old woman from Royston died after being struck by a train at Foxton Level Crossing yesterday.

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A woman has come forward following a British Transport Police appeal about a pregnant woman being threatened while on a train travelling to Hitchin.

A woman has come forward after a police appeal was launched on Tuesday in connection with threats made to a pregnant woman on a train travelling to Hitchin.

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Anyone with information should call Herts police on 101.

Shoppers are being warned to stay vigilant in Stevenage town centre after criminals have targeted elderly women in a spate of thefts.

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Adam Howard is the first winner of the Roaring Meg Community Heroes initiative for his work organised the Backtoschoolival event in Hitchin this summer.

The first winner of the Roaring Meg Community Heroes initiative has been announced, but we’re already looking for nominations for our next one.

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Lucy Hann, managing director of Hart L&D, part of the Hart Learning Group

It’s good to talk – and if you talk to the new business link arm of the group which now oversees North Herts College, it could be good for your business, too.

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Staff at Matalan in Hitchin have raised £14,500 in a year for the NSCC. They are being congratulated on their achievement by Mayor of Stevenage Howard Burrell, Also pictured are NSPCC representatives Alex Lang and Norma and Martin Alcock

Stevenage’s mayor has presented Matalan staff with a certificate of appreciation after a year-long fundraising effort for a child protection charity.

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Queues outside Royston railway station after the Great Northern line was shut between the town and Cambridge due to an incident near Shepreth. Picture: @tweetingmk via Twitter.

There are major delays on the Great Northern line tonight between Hitchin and Cambridge after an incident near Shepreth stopped trains travelling in either direction.

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Season ticket holders will be able to use 'the key' on Great Northern and Thameslink train services.

Season ticket holders are being given a taste of technology as a new system is rolled out – with the first phase covering all rail stations through Stevenage and North Herts.

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All four defendants appeared at St Albans Magistrates' Court yesterday.

A Stevenage man who worked at a children’s summer camp has appeared in court charged with child neglect and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

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Film Infinity's Chris Whitehead and Ian Miles

To infinity and beyond is Toy Story icon Buzz Lightyear’s catchphrase – but clients looking for someone to turn their video vision into a reality are increasingly saying to Infinity...and Hitchin.

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2015 Standalone 10km run organised by North Herts Road Runners. Pictures by June Essex

Isn’t it infuriating when you set out for a civilised Sunday morning run and find that hundreds of other people have had exactly the same idea?

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The house was raided on Friday.

Police are hunting for a ‘skinny’ man who violently attacked another man in Henlow – leaving the victim in hospital with a serious leg injury and facial injuries.

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James Acraman is in the Guinness World Records 2016.

A teenage sport stacking star from Stevenage is featured in the Guinness World Records 2016 book.

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Scott Saunders will appear in the new series of The Apprentice 2015 [Picture: BBC/Boundless/Jim Marks]

A Stevenage man who has been running a payroll company from Ickleford is to star in hit BBC One show The Apprentice, it has been revealed today.

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Stuart Mendelson, Alex Robertson-Cox and Jason Reynolds during their successful attempt at the Three Peaks Challenge.

A former soldier from Stevenage who lost an eye in Afghanistan has completed the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ to raise £1,700 for a veterans’ charity, and will be holding a fundraising evening and football auction on Saturday night.

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Four men were arrested by police following a stop and search in Longcroft Road, Stevenage.

Four people have been arrested after police carried out a stop and search while on patrol in Stevenage at the weekend.

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