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The BBC has broadcast a radio show from a garden shed to fulfil the long-held ambition of a DJ who for 45 years has had the smallest audience in the country - his wife.

Thousands of renters in North Hertfordshire could benefit from new government plans to ban landlords from evicting tenants at short notice and without good reason.

Sarah Kendall, 36, from Stevenage, is running this Sunday’s London Marathon in aid of Muscular Dystrophy UK.

A church has become the temporary home for a community library while its new permanent site is built.

Christians across North Herts marked Good Friday with open-air acts of witness in the streets of their respective towns.

Sport

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Saracens Mavericks kept their hopes of a top-four finish in the Netball Superleague alive thanks to back-to-back wins.

Saracens’ director of rugby Mark McCall said it was a “great team effort” that saw Saracens through to their fourth European final.

Billy Vunipola kept himself in the spotlight with a man-of-the-match performance as Saracens booked their Heineken Champions Cup final place with a 32-16 win over Munster.

Billy Joe Saunders has challenged WBO super-middleweight champion Gilberto Ramirez to face him or ditch his world title.

Defending champions Saracens are through to the Tyrrells Premier 15s final after a battling 31-13 win over Wasps at Allianz Park.

Stevenage FC

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria praised his sides desire after an entertaining 1-1 draw with Exeter City at the Lamex Stadium on Easter Monday.

Stevenage drew 1-1 with Exeter City at the Lamex on Easter Monday in Sky Bet League Two, leaving them two points off the play-off places. Who impressed for Dino Maamria’s side?

Stevenage drew 1-1 with fellow play-off chasers Exeter City at the Lamex Stadium on Easter Monday, leaving them two points off the top seven with two games left to play in Sky Bet League Two

Stevenage moved to within two points of the Sky Bet League Two play-off places with a comfortable Good Friday win at Vale Park.

Stevenage boss Dino Maamria was pleased to see Boro’s new system continue to produce results, after a dominant 3-0 win over Carlisle United at the Lamex in Sky Bet League Two on Saturday afternoon.

What's On

Mon, 14:05

Organisers have announced the first wave of acts playing Hertfordshire music festival Wilkestock with Slaves confirmed as one of the headliners.

Jousting is due to take place at Knebworth House this Easter.

Expect jaw-dropping dog displays, expert talks and celebrity appearances at next month’s DogFest at Knebworth House.

Outdoor cinema for kids is coming to Knebworth House this summer during the school holidays.

Historic Knebworth House has opened for the 2019 visitor season with medieval jousting and the popular Easter Trail among this month’s forthcoming events.

Business

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Department store chain Debenhams, with major branches in Stevenage and Welwyn Garden City, has gone into administration.

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Heritage

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Historic Knebworth House has opened for the 2019 visitor season with medieval jousting and the popular Easter Trail among this month’s forthcoming events.

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A popular Hertfordshire tourist attraction will be holding an autism-friendly early opening during the Easter holidays.

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A Facebook group which documents the history of Great and Little Wymondley is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend.

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On April 1, 1964, a five-pice rock band, who would release their debut album just over two weeks later, played Stevenage’s Locarno Ballroom in front of an adoring crowd of screaming girls and dancing teenagers. That band was The Rolling Stones.

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There’s still time to bid to win free tickets to the county’s top tourist attractions.

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