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Plans for a £300 million investment in social housing in Stevenage have been 'trashed' due to a shock increase in interest rates for council lending, but the town centre regeneration is said to remain on track.

A community football tournament kicked off National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Sunday.

A 49-year-old who will back in his home town next month to run a half marathon has spoken about what it was like to be homeless.

A Hitchin swimmer set a new world record at the European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships.

An extraordinary meeting due to take place tonight will decide the future of Ickleford Pre-School, after committee members and senior staff concluded it "did not consider it viable to continue".

Sport

Yesterday, 17:41

A Hitchin swimmer set a new world record at the European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke was left deflated after the Canaries conceded a late equaliser in their 1-1 derby draw with Royston Town in the Southern League Premier Division Central on Tuesday.

Royston Town and Hitchin Town played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in Tuesday night's local derby at Garden Walk, seeing the bragging rights and points shared in the Southern League Premier Division Central clash.

Director of Letchworth-based NCF Elites and West Ham United midfielder Jack Wilshere is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month as part of the Wear it Pink campaign.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke was bursting with pride despite his side exiting the FA Cup, as they pushed Maidstone United all the way in a 2-1 defeat in the third qualifying round at the Gallagher Stadium on Saturday.

Stevenage FC

Yesterday, 15:17

In his CometSport column this week, Stevenage's Joel Byrom reflects on Boro's first win of the season, and he takes us inside the ceremony for the corner flag which took a kicking from Kelland Watts at the weekend.

Stevenage's Kurtis Guthrie was quick to praise the club's fans as they helped get Boro over the line for their first League Two win of the season on Saturday.

There was delight and relief at the Lamex on Saturday afternoon as Stevenage won for the first time in League Two this season, beating Grimsby Town 2-1 to climb off the bottom of the table.

Interim Stevenage boss Mark Sampson was bitterly disappointed to see his side lose 3-1 at Colchester United on Saturday as they still wait for a first League Two win of the season.

Interim Stevenage boss Mark Sampson has issued a passionate rallying cry after Boro continued their winless start to the League Two season with a 1-1 draw against Cambridge on Saturday afternoon.

What's On

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix delivers a career-best performance in Joker - a bloody, battered and bruised portrayal of a misunderstood man whose pained existence in a fractured and cruel world leads to worryingly nonchalant outbursts of violence.

A special Bollywood party night is coming to Hitchin.

An annual showcase of multi-cultural performances returns to Stevenage's Gordon Craig Theatre this month.

Cast members were out and about in Stevenage for the launch of this year's Gordon Craig Theatre pantomime Beauty and the Beast.

A new virtual reality app has been launched showing how Knebworth House might have looked in different periods of time.

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Heritage

Saturday, October 5, 2019

An annual showcase of multi-cultural performances returns to Stevenage's Gordon Craig Theatre this month.

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A new virtual reality app has been launched showing how Knebworth House might have looked in different periods of time.

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St Faith's Church in Hitchin celebrated its 125th anniversary last weekend with a community flower festival.

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Letchworth families have been discovering the heritage of their early garden city homes.

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Letchworth's Garden City Collection is calling for votes to win the Hertfordshire Association of Museums award for Object of the Year with an 83-year-old toilet roll.

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