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The dangers caused by ‘flying bonfires’ during the harvest season have been highlighted by the organisation that represents farmers and other landowners in the county.

Trying to balance a 20p on a lemon in a bowl of water - a new fundraising pub challenge from Garden House Hospice

Calling all pubs! Do you want your regulars to have a lot of infuriating fun, and raise cash to support Garden House Hospice at the same time?

The race is on. Pictures by Clive Porter.

It was a town hit yet again as 3,000 people turned up to watch kites soar across the sky for the annual Royston Kite Festival.

Restoration work at Knebworth House: Beautifully sculpted by Spectrum Stone of Newmarket, these beasts form the most visible element of the current restoration project. Each of the carved stone beasts was carefully craned up into position by specialist teams.

There have been some dark and stormy nights lashing historic Knebworth House in recent weeks – but the new beasts who have become part of the landmark building have been unmoved by thunder, lightning and lashing rain.

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Police were alerted to loud music at a rural spot in North Herts late last night.

Police were called to a rural spot in North Herts late last night after reports of an illegal rave.

Sport

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Reed Cricket Club invite both members and guests to their charity day, in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young, this Sunday.

Football

Steeple Morden FC are hosting a charity football festival on Saturday.

Travis Pell and Noah Field at the Welwyn Petit Tour

As the professional cyclists raced around Paris at the weekend, Cycle Club Ashwell youth were in action at the Welwyn Petit Tour, the final round of the Tour of Hertfordshire series.

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Royston 2nds thrashed promotion-chasing Wilbrahams 2nds by 76 runs on Saturday.

Scott Bridges challenges Goode for a loose ball

Chris Watters struck twice and Rob Mason grabbed his first Royston Town goal since the 2013/14 season as they trounced a Stevenage XI 7-2 in their final pre-season friendly at Garden Walk on Tuesday night.

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Yesterday, 12:15

Calling all pubs! Do you want your regulars to have a lot of infuriating fun, and raise cash to support Garden House Hospice at the same time?

Standon Calling, which has a Tale of Two Faces theme, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

Stevenage band Waste kicked off Standon Calling this afternoon, as the three-day festival marks its 10th anniversary.

Garden Theatre presentations at Knebworth House, summer 2015 - The Three Musketeers

Open-air entertainment is a feature of any British summer, and at Knebworth House there are two theatre treats coming up for fans of Shakespeare – and swashbuckling drama.

Ian McKellen in Mr Holmes

The crimebusting brainbox of Baker Street has never been more popular, it seems.

Michelle Chantelle Hopewell appears in Sister Act at the Gordon Craig Theatre

The team putting together this summer’s feelgood musical show at Stevenage’s Gordon Craig Theatre won’t have to pray for divine intervention to ensure a hit.

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