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07:47

Seventeen people are being treated for injuries - some described as serious - after two cars crashed in Stevenage last night before hitting a number of pedestrians.

The Post Office currently housed in Waitrose in Stevenage Old Town has confirmed it is looking into a new "permanent solution" for customers.

An independent shop selling greetings cards, gifts and balloons has won a national award for its community street art programme.

Three more districts have joined a scheme where farmers and landowners who are the victims of fly-tipping can have the rubbish cleared up for free.

Two cars have left a road and ploughed into people in Stevenage tonight.

Sport

Wed, 17:20

Hitchin were outclassed by Broxbourne's top order as they fell to an eight-wicket defeat in their latest Herts Cricket League Division One fixture.

There was plenty of running action over the past week, with Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Striders and Hitchin Hares taking on races all over the country - and even in Poland.

Preston continue their promotion charge as they stayed top of Herts Cricket League Division One with a 44-run win over Sawbridgeworth.

Hitchin-born West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere is hoping his NCF Elites programme at Letchworth's County Ground will help the next generation of women's footballers after England's inspirational World Cup display.

Hitchin Town have re-signed goalkeeper Charlie Horlock as boss Mark Burke begins to shape his squad for the new Southern League Premier Division Central season, with a number of familiar faces also back for the 2019/20 campaign.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 12:07

Pre-season is well and truly underway for Stevenage. Joel Byrom takes us inside the camp in his weekly CometSport column and tells of how England's Cricket World Cup winning side has inspired him.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria has revealed concerns over an injury crisis that has depleted his squad ahead of the new League Two season.

Stevenage FC have been fined £5,000 by the FA after sexist chanting at game last season.

Stevenage drew 1-1 with Peterborough United at the Lamex on Tuesday night in their latest pre-season friendly.

Former AFC Wimbledon and Crystal Palace midfielder Tom Soares is on trial with Stevenage, CometSport can confirm.

What's On

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford this weekend will feature five of the original German aircraft from the 1969 movie Battle of Britain.

TV stars Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness will bring hit movie Dirty Dancing to open-air cinema at Knebworth next month.

Those who attended a festival in Weston on the weekend were in agreement - it was one of the biggest and best ones yet.

Passengers are invited to join new build steam locomotive Tornado for a journey north over the magnificent Settle and Carlisle Railway.

Hitchin and Bedford Rock Choirs are performing in Stevenage to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

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An independent shop selling greetings cards, gifts and balloons has won a national award for its community street art programme.

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Heritage

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Flying Legends Air Show at IWM Duxford this weekend will feature five of the original German aircraft from the 1969 movie Battle of Britain.

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An artist from Holwell is set to swim to the Isle of Wight for a spinal injury charity next month.

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North Hertfordshire Musueum will officially open to the public next week - almost nine years after plans were first given the go-ahead.

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The major renovation of a Grade I listed church - the oldest building in Stevenage - has taken a step forward, with a construction company appointed and works now under way.

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Community groups have the chance to bid to buy a town's historic landmark after negotiations to sell it to a private business failed to be completed.

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