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Plans for a new classroom block and playing field at Codicote CoE Primary School have got the go-ahead – despite residents’ concerns about traffic and parking.

Stevenage have confirmed that a further two players have tested positive for coronavirus bringing the total up to three – but their match at Bradford City goes ahead as planned.

Each puddle of water is teeming with life – though the lifeforms contained within cannot be seen with the naked eye. Postdoctoral scientist Dr Sally Warring is researching the genomes of microorganisms called protists at the Earlham Institute at Norwich Research Park. Here she explains why she decided to put protists under the microscope and how they can help broaden our understanding of the complexities of evolution.

Stevenage are the latest League Two club to have a player test positive for coronavirus – putting their game at Bradford City in jeopardy.

A man from Stevenage and a teenager from Hitchin were among those charged for drug-related offences in a series of police raids last week.

Sport

Fri, 13:17

Hitchin Town will look to add an upset to their fantastic start to the season after the draw for the second qualifying round of the FA Cup was made.

Hitchin Town’s wonderful start to the season now includes a place in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup after a 3-0 win at home to Needham Market.

What a difference a year makes for Hitchin Town.

It may have been a difficult summer for Howard Garden Bowls Club but that have shown they are more than ready to battle through the adversity.

Courtney Vincent hit a hat-trick on day one of the new Hitchin Sunday League season but it wasn’t enough to give GSS the victory.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 21:11

Stevenage came out of a “challenging week” with a 2-1 defeat away to Bradford City in League Two but boss Alex Revell says they must be better in their next game regardless.

Stevenage have confirmed that a further two players have tested positive for coronavirus bringing the total up to three – but their match at Bradford City goes ahead as planned.

Stevenage are the latest League Two club to have a player test positive for coronavirus – putting their game at Bradford City in jeopardy.

Tyrone Marsh scored with the clock showing 90 minutes as Stevenage came back to beat Southampton U21 2-1 in the EFL Trophy.

Stevenage made it two games unbeaten with a comfortable 3-0 win over Oldham Athletic and Elliot Osborne says that may just be the start.

What's On

Fri, 21:53

A Hertfordshire record company founder from Walkern has released her debut six track EP.

A star of sitcom Peep Show will help Hitchin’s Mostly Comedy celebrate its 12th anniversary.

A charity photo exhibition of Hertfordshire’s stunning wildlife has gone live online.

Hitchin’s The Queen Mother Theatre is set to welcome back audiences with an intriguing and inspiring play.

Knebworth House has extended its 2020 visitor season to include weekends in October and the school half-term holiday.

Business

Thu, 14:00

A Hitchin-based business that has already achieved widespread success is set to launch a new range of eco-friendly, sustainable products later today.

Events & Exhibitions

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

Mon, 11:06

Knebworth House has extended its 2020 visitor season to include weekends in October and the school half-term holiday.

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A Grade I listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage - has officially reopened following a £1million renovation which took more than a year to complete.

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A town’s annual charter fair has been cancelled for the first time in its 739-year history, but a token stall will be set up to ensure the event retains its Royal Charter.

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Museums across the county have nominated their Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 Museum Object of the Year – which include a toy monkey, an old scone and some toilet cream.

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The NHS Spitfire will headline this month’s extended Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show.

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