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Staff and students at a Stevenage school have donned their odd socks to mark World Down Syndrome Day.


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Police officers have thanked the parents of three Stevenage schoolgirls – arrested yesterday on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to two kittens – for their co-operation after interviews were carried out with the girls.


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A Letchworth author is taking on a London to Mount Everest motorcycle challenge in memory of his son Tom, who died when he was just seven.


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Former Stevenage captain Mark Roberts pays tribute to his ex-colleague Michael Thalassitis, who died at the age of 26 at the weekend, and reminds those who are struggling that they are not alone.


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The regeneration of Hitchin’s Churchgate could be one step closer after it was decided to put an expression of interest bid to the government’s Future High Streets Fund.


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Two multi-storey car parks in Hitchin and Letchworth are to close early after complaints from residents about anti-social behaviour.


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It’s not often legendary Liverpool boss Bill Shankly was wrong – but when he mused: “Football isn’t a matter of life or death, it’s far more important than that” – he was completely and utterly incorrect.


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With a growing number of young people carrying knives in Hertfordshire, Operation Edge was set up by police in Stevenage last year to help tackle the issue.


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A Fairfield restaurant has launched a fundraising appeal in aid of Marie Curie, encouraging customers to donate a daffodil to say thank you to their mum.


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The number of knife offences recorded in Hertfordshire have more than doubled in the last four years and, in a 12-month period through to September 2018, almost one third were committed by children – the highest percentage in the country.


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Three Stevenage schoolgirls have been arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary harm to animals after a video showing kittens being thrown was posted on social media.


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HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors highlights six key moments in life when you should consider making a will


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A 23-year-old Hitchin man who falsely imprisoned his ex-girlfriend in Baldock was jailed for six years on Monday.


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A record number of knives have been surrendered in Herts during a week-long amnesty.


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Filming for a drama based on a true story and aimed at raising awareness of early-onset Parkinson’s disease is set to start on Saturday.


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CCTV footage has been released after several windows were smashed at Letchworth Police Station during the early hours of Saturday morning.


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The Stevenage MP has rubbished the borough council’s signing of a contract with developer Mace Group Ltd for the town centre redevelopment because planning permission and funding have not been secured.


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A well-respected headteacher who is leaving his job at Easter has been nominated dozens of times in the Teacher of the Year category of the Comet Community Awards.


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A 42-year-old man has been arrested after two allegations of sexual assault in Hitchin.


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Fire crews from Baldock and Royston had to evacuate cattle from a field after 100 tonnes of straw caught alight near Ashwell.


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