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Of all the towns and cities in the UK, Stevenage ranks third highest for hard water - new research has revealed.

A new safeguarding initiative aimed at protecting and educating children in Stevenage is being launched across the town this week to tackle a number of issues.

To mark Data Protection Day on Tuesday, a Letchworth-based data protection company are offering free advice to local businesses.

A community-based football club - which originated for dads in and around Hitchin and Letchworth - has received £6,000 in funding to boost membership and set up new sessions.

A Stevenage primary school has been celebrating its 60th birthday by teaching pupils all about important events that happened in 1960.

Sport

Fri, 06:30

Adam Fisher says Baldock Town's upturn in form is just the beginning of an assault on the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division title - an assault planned to start next season.

Adam Fisher was a proud manager after watching his side rack up a sixth straight win in the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division - this one an impressive 1-0 success at home to league leaders Colney Heath.

Colney Heath remain top of the lead but missed the chance to extend their advantage over Tring Athletic with a 1-0 defeat away to Bldock Town.

Knebworth finally got back to winning ways in the Herts Senior County League Division One with a hard fought 1-0 home victory over fourth-placed Glenn Sports.

Hitchin Town returned to winning ways after a testing festive period as they beat Stourbridge 2-1 in the Southern League Central Premier Division on Saturday.

Stevenage FC

Tue, 21:00

Stevenage exited the EFL Trophy at the quarter-final stage after a 3-0 defeat away at Exeter City.

Former Stevenage boss Dino Maamria branded ex-assistant Mark Sampson as a 'snake and spineless c***' following his sacking earlier this season, an FA report has revealed.

Stevenage FC coach Mark Sampson's FA charge of using racist language has been found "not proven" after a full investigation.

Stevenage thumped rivals Cambridge United 4-0 on Saturday - their biggest win of the season - to climb off the bottom of League Two.

Stevenage drew 0-0 with Oldham Athletic on Tuesday night as they stayed bottom of League Two. Read on for Dan Mountney's player ratings from the Lamex.

What's On

Wed, 17:18

Hitchin will host its first official LGBQT+ Pride this summer, with music acts, a fashion show and a parade all promised for the big day.

A star of The Fast Show will help Mostly Comedy kick off its 2020 season in style in Hitchin.

Order, ORDER! Former Speaker of the House, John Bercow, will talk about and sign his autobiography, Unspeakable, in Letchworth.

Letchworth town centre is set for 10 weeks of activities - with cash prizes of up to £500 up for grabs.

Little Women is a timely update on the classic tale of female empowerment with a stellar cast including Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep and Florence Pugh.

Business

Fri, 16:29

Quirky toy store chain Hawkin's Bazaar, which has a branch in Stevenage's Westgate, has gone into administration.

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Heritage

Wed, 09:27

A service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day will be held at Howard Park and Gardens in Letchworth on Monday.

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A North Herts village hall is taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of rural community spaces and the dedication of those who run them.

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Stevenage Borough Council is set to host its annual Holocaust Memorial Day event on January 27, supported by the Stevenage Liberal Synagogue.

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A new exhibition, featuring one of the most renowned Dutch artists of all time, will open at North Hertfordshire Museum later this month.

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Letchworth residents who took part in a project to explore the history of their homes there could see their houses featured in a new online trail.

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