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A Hitchin resident has become the UK's champion of the popular board game Rummikub after winning a competitive tournament at the UK Games Expo.

North Herts councillors are to consider setting up a new 'cabinet panel' dedicated to the environment - just weeks after declaring a climate emergency.

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.

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit will be focusing on drink drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs in the coming weeks.

Loneliness Awareness Week - which runs until Friday - highlights the striking fact that more than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely. We take a look at two North Herts projects that are helping people to connect.

Sport

Yesterday, 10:07

Herts Cricket League Division One bottom side Knebworth Park came agonisingly close to picking up their first win of the season, losing by 15 runs to top of the table Preston.

Hitchin snatched victory from the jaws of defeat as they beat rivals Ickleford by one wicket in a back and forth affair in Herts Cricket League Division One.

Michael Johnson has bid an emotional farewell to Hitchin Town after the goalkeeper signed for National League South side Braintree Town.

Two Stevenage Striders honoured the 75th anniversary of D-Day by running four marathons in four days.

Hitchin Town's Isaac Galliford was part of the England C side that were beaten by two late goals in Estonia.

Stevenage FC

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Stevenage FC have announced that Burger King will be their main shirt sponsor for the next two seasons after agreeing a deal with the global fast food chain.

Stevenage confirm Henry exit

Friday, May 24, 2019

Stevenage have confirmed that club captain and record appearance holder Ronnie Henry will leave the Broadhall Way club this summer.

Saturday's Mitchell Cole Memorial Tournament has raised more than £2,500 for Cardiomyopathy UK in memory of the former Stevenage footballer.

Stevenage have signed Hastings United defender Jamie Fielding after he turned down reported interest from Premier League side Leicester City.

What's On

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Dads are in for a treat at Knebworth House this Father's Day with the return of medieval jousting at the Hertfordshire stately home.

A behind the curtain peak at the male-dominated, misogynistic and often-ageist world of television, Late Night is a timely #MeToo take on the struggle women face to make it - and stay relevant - in the media industry.

A Letchworth couple who won a performance from members of the Welsh National Opera in a charity auction have donated the concert as a 'gift to the town' - but will be attending to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

An exhibition of memorabilia from a theatre's archive has opened in Stevenage.

A new vegan-friendly arts, music and meditation gathering will take place in the north Hertfordshire countryside near Baldock next week - and you could win tickets to the festival.

Business

Mon, 18:04

The Hertfordshire Business Awards 2019 has officially launched - and we want to receive your entries!

Events & Exhibitions

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70 years of Stevenage

Heritage

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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There are fears that one of a town's oldest houses could be lost.

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HMS St Albans led a Royal British Legion ship in a salute last week to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day landings at Normandy - with a Herts military historian sharing the experience alongside veterans who served.

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A Hertfordshire fire and rescue manager has been honoured by the Queen for her work keeping firefighters safe.

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An exhibition of memorabilia from a theatre's archive has opened in Stevenage.

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