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Traffic chaos on A1 as M25 closes anti-clockwise between junctions 23 and 21a after lorry overturns

The M25 will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so, but the closure is expected to last for several hours during rush hour (Thursday April 24)

Published: 14:57 Thu 24 Apr 2014

FORMER Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has pleaded not guilty to indecently assaulting a woman.

Published: 13:26 Thu 24 Apr 2014

A FOUR-PIECE rock band from Biggleswade are set to play at a major US music festival alongside the likes of Eminem and Lorde.

Published: 12:01 Thu 24 Apr 2014
Rachel Burgin

A quarter of those working in North East Hertfordshire are not earning enough to cover the cost of living, according to new figures.

Published: 12:00 Thu 24 Apr 2014
Sharon Taylor (Bedwell)
Stevenage Borough

More than 15 per cent of jobs in Stevenage don’t pay enough to cover the cost of living, new data reveals.

Published: 13:53 Thu 24 Apr 2014

Emergency services have been called to the A1(M) northbound this afternoon (April 24) after a car collided with the central reservation.

Published: 13:13 Thu 24 Apr 2014
Fiona Christian

A BENEFIT cheat fraudulently claimed more than £11,000 despite stashing £21,000 in a bank account.

Published: 12:01 Thu 24 Apr 2014

A quarter of those working in Mid Bedfordshire are not earning enough to cover the cost of living, according to new figures.

Published: 10:06 Thu 24 Apr 2014
EMERGENCY: The scene of the fire in Orchard Road, Stevenage (Photo: Rad Bristow @WGCfirecommand)

Emergency services were called to an address in Stevenage last night (April 23) after a fire broke out in an industrial unit.

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Graham Westley Picture by Dave Harwood

Stevenage's battle to stay up with a smaller budget than Sheffield United's youth team

BORO boss Graham Westley admits it has been hard to keep a team in League One – battling with a budget that compares less favourably with that of the Sheffield United youth team!

Published: 16:22 Thu 24 Apr 2014
NEW DEAL: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (s)

ARSENE Wenger poised to sign Arsenal deal and go on spending spree, Spurs star accuses team of giving up plus Chelsea and West Ham news . . .

Published: 07:58 Thu 24 Apr 2014
Luke Freeman Picture by Dave Harwood

HIS four years at Arsenal under the guidance of Arsene Wenger has given Stevenage winger Luke Freeman the best start to a career he could have hoped for.

Published: 11:41 Thu 24 Apr 2014
12/04/14 Stevenage v Colchester United
12/04/14 Stevenage v Colchester. Pictured Luke Freeman. Picture: Keith Heppell

GRAHAM Westley is anticipating a bidding war to start soon over the future of talented winger Luke Freeman.

Published: 17:25 Wed 23 Apr 2014
Graham Westley Picture by Dave Harwood

BORO boss Graham Westley has revealed he was left disappointed by the lack of spirit shown by his side in key defeats to Shrewsbury Town and Colchester United which ultimately have cost his side their place in Sky Bet League One.

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