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A community group desperately trying to save the river Ivel – home to a huge variety of rare and vulnerable wildlife – “from being lost forever” is urging people to join the fight.


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A team of respiratory nurses at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital have been invited to speak at a national conference this week, after setting up a successful virtual clinic to support COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital.


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This year, exams were cancelled due to coronavirus and results have been calculated based on mock grades. Follow our live blog to see how students fared


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A van has been scratched in Woolmer Green according to police who are appealing to the public for information.


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Stevenage’s community spirit has shone through, as an online fundraising collection for the young victims of a dog attack in Great Ashby raised more than £1,100 in two days.


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Six co-operative neighbourhood teams will be established in Stevenage later this year, which the council says should provide more joined up services and quicker responses to residents’ enquiries.


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With school disrupted by coronavirus, Year 6 pupils found creative ways to say goodbye to primary school and celebrate the end of term.


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Residents and councillors are pleading for action to be taken, after there was another road traffic incident in Bearton Road last night.


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An inspirational eight-year-old boy is gearing up to cycle 10 miles on his bike to raise money for a family support charity that helped him and his sister during some tough times.


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After A-Level exams were disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Hertfordshire has confirmed it will hold places for students who are appealing their results.


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A passionate Hitchin school pupil has shared his concerns over the awarding of A-Level results this year, arguing it will “not be an accurate reflection” of Year 13s across the country.


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A number of Hitchin residents have reacted with dismay as they have felt forced to clean up after litterers in the town’s green spaces during lockdown.


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A 52-year-old man has been charged in connection with a neighbourhood dispute in Stevenage – which saw one person threatened with a hammer.


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Stevenage are still a Football League club – after an independent arbitration panel upheld an appeal from the EFL and relegate Macclesfield Town instead.


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A group of adventurers with severe disabilities have used specially adapted static bikes to complete a 2,400-mile virtual cycle ride across America.


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Letchworth’s doomed Town Lodge building has been handed an unlikely lifeline thanks to a planning dispute between developers and the district council, it has emerged.


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A manager at a Knebworth care home has received national recognition for her, and her team’s, efforts during the coronavirus lockdown.


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The contractors who will head up the first two phases of the £20 million John Barker Place regeneration project have been announced.


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A Hitchin photographer has been snapping some of Hertfordshire’s beautiful green spaces for his new blog during the coronavirus lockdown.


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The future of car cruises in Stevenage will be decided at High Court later this month, as the council has applied for an injunction that would ban car cruising in the town.


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