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”.
A 14-year-old boy from Great Barford has been missing since yesterday evening, and police have appealed for help finding him.
Four people arrested yesterday on suspicion of murdering Gosmore farmer William Taylor have been released on bail, police have said.
Officers looking for missing Gosmore farmer William Taylor this morning arrested four people from Hitchin on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to commit murder.
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.
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.
A 36-year-old man has been jailed for walking through Stevenage town centre with a snooker ball tied in a sock.
Two friends from Biggleswade have completed a 100-mile walk to Great Yarmouth to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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.
Two people were taken to hospital after an early-morning crash in Biggleswade over the weekend.
Young book-lovers in North Herts and Stevenage have been receiving their medals and certificates after the annual Summer Reading Challenge.
A Stevenage teenager is to stand trial after pleading not guilty to GBH in a Letchworth stabbing case.
Biggleswade and Clifton citizens decorated in the Queen’s Birthday Honours have received their medals from Her Majesty’s representative in Bedfordshire.
A day nursery in Hitchin has celebrated its 25th birthday.
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.
A 21-year-old Stevenage man has appeared in court charged with GBH after a stabbing outside the town’s railway station last weekend.
A Biggleswade school lacks a school crossing warden because a recruit pulled out just before term started, Central Bedfordshire Council has said.
A stalwart former councillor who represented Letchworth and Hitchin wards for 30 years has been made an honorary alderman of North Hertfordshire.
A man was taken to hospital yesterday afternoon after a concern-for-welfare incident in a country lane between Hitchin and Stevenage.
There was a heavy police presence around a garden centre on the edge of Hitchin yesterday afternoon while officers searched for a missing man.
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.
A dangerous driver from Shefford who led police on a high-speed car chase through five villages has been jailed.
Bottle caps, batteries, cigarette lighters and other plastic has been ploughed into fields south of Hitchin, prompting an Environment Agency probe.
A man exposed and touched himself inappropriately in broad daylight on a train near Stevenage – and transport officers have today appealed for witnesses.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a car chase through Letchworth yesterday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Town centre manager Tom Hardy was delighted by the success of Hitchin Food Fest over the weekend.
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.