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Man stabbed in Stevenage

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Stevenage last night.

Location of stabbing in Stevenage. Credit: ITV News Anglia

It happened outside a property on Cherwell Drive, Great Ashby at about 9.45pm. The man became involved in an argument with three men and one of them stabbed him in the leg.

The victim is currently in hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. He is in a stable condition.

Police have described the three men as: black, with one of them having lighter skin.

“Incidents of this nature are very rare in the local area and I would like to reassure the public that we believe this to be an isolated and targeted incident which we are treating very seriously.

“I am appealing for help from the public who may have seen the incident take place or who knows anything at all about it to please get in touch. Perhaps you saw the three men outside the address or did you see them drive off in their vehicle? Any information you pride could significantly help us with our enquiries.”

– Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Mark Clawson from the Local Crime Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number: ISR 0706 23/05/15. Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Sheringham named new Stevenage boss

Former England striker Teddy Sheringham has been confirmed as the new manager of League Two club Stevenage.

Ex-England striker Teddy Sheringham Credit: ITV News Anglia

Sheringham, 49, leaves his role as attacking coach at West Ham to make his first foray into management.

The former Tottenham and Manchester United forward, who earned 51 caps for England, replaces Graham Westley, whose contract expires on May 31.

Westley's final game in charge was the play-off semi-final second-leg defeat to Southend, which they lost 4-2 on aggregate.

Lewis Hamilton finally agrees bumper new contract with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton is staying at Mercedes. Credit: PA

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After months of speculation, he's now signed a three-year deal.

The World Champion will apparently pick up at least £25million a year.

That would make him the highest-paid British sportsman, ahead of Real Madrid star Gareth Bale.

Stevenage: World's most tattooed female pensioner" dies aged 77

Isobel Varley, speaking to ITV News Anglia in 2006. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The world's most tattooed female pensioner has died after battling Alzheimer's disease.

Isobel Varley, from Stevenage, had 93% of her body covered in tattoos.

Isobel Varley made it into the Guinness World Records. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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Speed-stacking world champion brings home yet more medals

James Acraman is a speed-stacking world champion. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

An 18-year-old from Stevenage has won seven world championship medals - for speed stacking.

James Acraman took part in the competition in Canada last week.

Speed stacking sees competitors aiming to be the fastest at stacking and unstacking plastic cups.

James is no stranger to the sport. He currently holds three UK records and now has an impressive 15 world championship medals.

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