Thursday, October 19, 2017

Figures released ahead of an autumn Government review into fixed odds betting terminals show that gamblers in Central Beds are staking nearly £6 million a year on machines - dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’.

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Alistair Burt
Thursday, October 5, 2017

A Stevenage support worker with a history of mental health problems died after taking an overdose of drugs he had been secretly ordering in from Mexico, an inquest has heard.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A week after Stevenage town centre came to a standstill while officers investigated a hoax coffee cup ‘bomb’ outside TK Maxx, police are reappealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The police cordon in place following a bomb scare in Stevenage town centre this morning has been partially lifted and some staff are now being allowed back into businesses.

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Stevenage Borough Council
Sunday, September 24, 2017

People in North Herts are urged to up their game when sorting their recycling into the correct bins.

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North Herts District Council
Monday, September 4, 2017

A man in his 70s has died after the car he was travelling in left the A1(M) northbound carriageway and crashed into trees between Welwyn and Stevenage at the weekend.

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Bedfordshire
Monday, September 4, 2017

A man died in a crash on the A507 yesterday evening, police have confirmed today.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, September 4, 2017

There was a serious crash on the A507 near Shefford yesterday evening, with a stretch of the road closed while emergency services attended the scene.

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Tesco
Saturday, September 2, 2017

A man and a woman became trapped when the car they were travelling in crashed on the A505 between Baldock and Royston earlier today.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Saturday, September 2, 2017

The A1(M) has fully reopened northbound between Junction 6 for Welwyn and 7 for Stevenage, more than five hours after emergency services closed the northbound stretch between Welwyn and Stevenage after a serious crash.

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Nissan
Saturday, September 2, 2017

The A1(M) remains closed northbound this morning after a serious crash near Welwyn – and police have now launched an appeal for information.

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Nissan
Saturday, September 2, 2017

The A1(M) northbound carriageway between Junction 6 for Welwyn and Junction 7 for Stevenage is currently closed after a multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning.

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Welwyn
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Thousands of people headed to the Ashwell Show yesterday to enjoy activities and attractions in the bank holiday sunshine.

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Ashwell
Monday, August 21, 2017

A pair of young brothers from Hitchin, who made Comet headlines last year when they ran into hometown music idol James Bay, have met the star again – and got him to sign their front page story.

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Hitchin
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Staff and students at Samuel Whitbread Academy in Shefford are celebrating “the best A-level results in the school’s history”.

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Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Students and staff at Stratton Upper School in Biggleswade are celebrating after the number of higher A-level grades increased, with results opened this morning.

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Biggleswade Comet
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

An early-morning train from Royston to London has today been involved in a low-speed crash at King’s Cross station.

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London
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

If you’re looking for a fun day out for all the family, the organisers of this year’s bank holiday Ashwell Show say there will be something for everyone.

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Ashwell
Friday, August 11, 2017

A community stalwart who was an active member of Ashwell for many years – and a former contributor to the Comet – has sadly passed away aged 73.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A van overturned in Letchworth yesterday evening and partially blocked a road.

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Letchworth
Sunday, August 6, 2017

An air ambulance landed in Hitchin earlier today after paramedics were alerted to an incident of a man falling unconscious.

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Lister Hospital
Sunday, August 6, 2017

Caldecote’s redundant church has played host to a quilters’ exhibition showcasing intricate patchwork designs that wowed the crowd.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A person has sadly died after being hit by a train at a level crossing near Sandy yesterday evening.

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Great Northern
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A cyclist is in a ‘serious but stable’ condition in hospital following a crash in Stevenage last week – and police are today appealing for anyone who saw the incident to come forward.

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Stevenage
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A leading UK electronic music festival is returning once again to Bygrave Woods near Ashwell – and has more on offer than ever before.

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Herts police
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A family from Baldock who had their barn set on fire at the weekend have said the devastating blaze will leave them struggling for the rest of the year.

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Herts police
Monday, July 10, 2017

A seven-year-old animal lover from Ashwell has taken it upon herself to raise money for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home by selling her own toys at this year’s Ashwell Show.

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London
Monday, July 10, 2017

A fire has destroyed a barn storing 200 tonnes of hay just outside Baldock at the weekend.

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Baldock
Monday, July 10, 2017

Motorists in Herts, Cambs and Beds are being asked where they keep their mobile phones while driving as part of a week-long campaign.

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Beds
Friday, July 7, 2017

After charity Stonewall ranked Herts in the top five in their index of the best local authorities dealing with homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools, two members of the LGBT community have spoken out about the report.

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Hertfordshire County Council

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