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A 17-year-old boy from Welwyn Garden City has been arrested on suspicion of common assault after an incident in Stevenage where a victim was sprayed with liquid that was claimed to be ammonia.

A Stevenage start-up has created the only toothbrush made from biodegradeable plastic to tackle the issue of single-use plastic polluting our oceans.

Survivors came together for the second Stevenage Against Domestic Abuse conference yesterday, entitled 'Through Emily's Eyes', which focused on the impact abuse has on children.

Trains running through Hertford North station are running slowly due to trespassers on the track.

With council leaseholders each facing bills of up to £20,000 for the major revamp of Stevenage flats, the local authority behind the project has organised a series of drop-in events to answer questions from those affected.

Sport

Wed, 11:04

Datchworth's dismal start to 2020 continued as they slumped to a 34-12 loss away to Hackney.

Stotfold started life at their new stadium with a thrilling 5-3 win over rivals Shefford Town & Campton in Spartan South Midlands Division One on Saturday afternoon.

Runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Striders, Hitchin Running Club and North Herts Road Runners saw limited action this weekend as Storm Ciara played havoc, but a hardy bunch braved the weather to take part in races.

It's been a frustrating week for Hitchin Town after drawing 0-0 with Banbury United in the Southern League Central Premier Division on Saturday before losing in the Herts Senior Cup last-eight.

There was plenty of action for runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Strider, North Herts Road Runners and Hitchin Hares over the past week.

Stevenage FC

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

In his column for CometSport, Stevenage midfielder Joel Byrom talks mental health, the impact of social media and Boro's battle against relegation.

Alex Revell has replaced Graham Westley as manager of Stevenage, the Sky Bet League Two club have announced.

Stevenage lost 1-0 to Salford City on Saturday afternoon to leave them in trouble at the bottom of League Two. Read on for Dan Mountney's player ratings from the Lamex.

Despite a spirited display, Stevenage lost 1-0 to Salford City at the Lamex on Saturday afternoon leaving them seven points adrift at the bottom of League Two.

Stevenage are now seven points adrift at the bottom of League Two after losing 3-1 to Bradford City at Valley Parade on Tuesday night.

What's On

Tue, 08:00

Organisers of Standon Calling have revealed the festival's second headliner and a raft of acts appearing on the 2020 line-up.

Organisers of Standon Calling have revealed the Hertfordshire music festival's 2020 theme.

The Ultima-Collection Megéve and Crans-Montana is the epitome of luxury and wealth, and exceeded all expectations.

The Subways have announced a special warm-up show in Hitchin ahead of their forthcoming UK tour to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their debut album.

Girl group Pussycat Dolls will return to Newmarket Racecourses this summer to headline a Newmarket Nights concert as part of their reunion.

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Heritage

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Standalone Farm reopens its doors on February 17, and is kicking off the new season with its biggest launch event yet - a mobile planetarium.

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North Hertfordshire Museum will mark LGBQT+ history month with a display illustrating the diversity of people in the district's history.

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Graham Fisher, chief executive of the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, looks ahead to a busy 2020 for the organisation.

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Hitchin has its very own historic link to an Oscar-winning film that has stormed to success in recent weeks.

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A pair of Letchworth school pupils have proved themselves a match for the Enigma machine after beating academics to crack a 111-year-old code for the first time.

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