Yesterday, 17:02

The rail industry must put commuters first – that was the line from Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami as he tore into rail industry bosses and a system he said was “not fit for purpose”.

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Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Network Rail Hitchin
Yesterday, 16:55

A 14-year-old boy from Great Barford has been missing since yesterday evening, and police have appealed for help finding him.

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Beds police Biggleswade Comet
Yesterday, 08:29

Four people arrested yesterday on suspicion of murdering Gosmore farmer William Taylor have been released on bail, police have said.

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Bedfordshire Hitchin
Wed, 16:08

Officers looking for missing Gosmore farmer William Taylor this morning arrested four people from Hitchin on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

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Hitchin
Wed, 15:50

Police have today confirmed to the Comet that their investigation into the disappearance of Gosmore farmer William Taylor is being treated as a murder inquiry.

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Hitchin
Wed, 14:53

Contractors working on Hitchin’s cricket and hockey club revamp have moved to reassure neighbours after a sign appeared to announce 18 months of parking restrictions.

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Blueharts Hockey Club Hertfordshire County Council Hitchin
Tue, 06:56

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for walking through Stevenage town centre with a snooker ball tied in a sock.

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Stevenage
Mon, 17:15

Two friends from Biggleswade have completed a 100-mile walk to Great Yarmouth to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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macmillan cancer support Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade
Mon, 15:29

It was an emotional day at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage today, as the project team said goodbye to its Solar Orbiter probe ahead of its billion-pound mission to unlock the secrets of our sun’s magnetic fields.

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BBC Stevenage
Mon, 13:29

Two people were taken to hospital after an early-morning crash in Biggleswade over the weekend.

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Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade
Mon, 08:26

Young book-lovers in North Herts and Stevenage have been receiving their medals and certificates after the annual Summer Reading Challenge.

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Hitchin
Mon, 06:57

A Stevenage teenager is to stand trial after pleading not guilty to GBH in a Letchworth stabbing case.

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Stevenage Magistrates' Court Letchworth Stevenage
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Biggleswade and Clifton citizens decorated in the Queen’s Birthday Honours have received their medals from Her Majesty’s representative in Bedfordshire.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Clifton
Saturday, September 15, 2018

A day nursery in Hitchin has celebrated its 25th birthday.

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Hitchin
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hitchin Girls’ School has become the first school in Hertfordshire to offer only compostable food packaging, as part of a drive to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Hitchin Girls' School Hitchin
Friday, September 14, 2018

A 21-year-old Stevenage man has appeared in court charged with GBH after a stabbing outside the town’s railway station last weekend.

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St Albans Crown Court Stevenage
Friday, September 14, 2018

A Biggleswade school lacks a school crossing warden because a recruit pulled out just before term started, Central Bedfordshire Council has said.

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Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade
Friday, September 14, 2018

A stalwart former councillor who represented Letchworth and Hitchin wards for 30 years has been made an honorary alderman of North Hertfordshire.

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Lynda Needham Alan Millard Julian Cunningham Heritage Foundation North Herts District Council Letchworth Hitchin
Friday, September 14, 2018

A man was taken to hospital yesterday afternoon after a concern-for-welfare incident in a country lane between Hitchin and Stevenage.

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Hitchin Stevenage
Friday, September 14, 2018

There was a heavy police presence around a garden centre on the edge of Hitchin yesterday afternoon while officers searched for a missing man.

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Hitchin
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A footballer from Hitchin has pleaded guilty to knocking a referee unconscious during a match, in a brutal incident that has prompted the victim to never take another game.

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Luton Crown Court Hitchin Luton
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A dangerous driver from Shefford who led police on a high-speed car chase through five villages has been jailed.

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Luton Crown Court Biggleswade Comet Shefford Arlesey Stotfold Henlow
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Bottle caps, batteries, cigarette lighters and other plastic has been ploughed into fields south of Hitchin, prompting an Environment Agency probe.

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Liberal Democrat North Herts District Council Hitchin
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A man exposed and touched himself inappropriately in broad daylight on a train near Stevenage – and transport officers have today appealed for witnesses.

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British Transport Police Stevenage
Thursday, September 13, 2018

A 25-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a car chase through Letchworth yesterday afternoon.

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Letchworth
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Independent Potton councillor Adam Zerny has accused Central Bedfordshire Council of “very quietly” dropping a major building pledge as an inspector looks over its Local Plan.

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Adam Zerny Central Beds Council Central Bedfordshire Council Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade Potton
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hitchin youth support charity Phase has been delighted by the response to this year’s Fair in the Square, which has raised almost £4,500 to support its work.

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Hitchin
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hitchin stands firmly behind the return of the Rhythms of the World festival, but it must be organised better and earlier – that was the message from councillors last night.

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Judi Billing Hitchin
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Town centre manager Tom Hardy was delighted by the success of Hitchin Food Fest over the weekend.

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Tom Hardy Judi Billing Hitchin
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The second annual Hitchin Children’s Book Festival took place over the weekend – with kids of all ages enthralled as authors and illustrators brought their stories to life in person.

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Hitchin

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