Mon, 19:45

The Comet has been tracking Stevenage’s inspirational Twin Towns cyclists as they rode across five countries in their bid to raise as much money as possible for Lister Hospital – and the message after more than 1,000 kilometeres is: ‘We did it!’

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Lister Hospital
Mon, 19:30

A big-hearted seven-year-old from Hitchin has been busy working on a fundraising project to aid Herts Air Ambulance.

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Mon, 18:08

This weekend’s Hitchin Fire Station Open Day has been hailed as bear-rilliant fun – and helped three worthy charities.

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Mon, 17:08

A Hitchin computer wizz has drawn on his love of the cult 1980s computer game Daley Thompson’s Decathlon to create his own app for smartphones.

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Mon, 17:00

A man has died after falling from a bridge near Hitchin.

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COMET
Mon, 12:55

A Hitchin creative and former journalist has launched an new online business looking to pay homage to the extraordinary talents of the UK’s best photojournalists.

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United Kingdom
Mon, 12:09

Book lovers gathered from across our area and beyond to meet a famous children’s illustrator and author as she launched her latest book in Hitchin.

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Liverpool
Friday, June 16, 2017

The Comet has been tracking Stevenage’s inspirational Twin Towns cyclists as they continue they dig deep on the most gruelling stage of their ride across Europe to raise £100,000 for Lister Hospital.

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Lister Hospital
Friday, June 16, 2017

A hardworking Hitchin youngster has picked up his company’s apprentice of the year award.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

It’s been cupcakes galore at a popular tea-room in Hitchin this week – all in aid of a very worthy cause.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

A talented sixth form wordsmith from Hitchin has won first prize in a prestigious writing competition awarded by Cambridge University.

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Hitchin Girls' School
Friday, June 16, 2017

It’s not too late to have your say at a special community event in Hitchin next week.

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Herts police
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The village of Willian is one of Hertfordshire’s best kept secrets.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

The first evening of street dance classes at a Biggleswade community hub turned out to be a huge hit.

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Biggleswade
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Central Beds Council has turned down another controversial planning application in Potton – this time for 80 houses on the west side of Sutton Road, near the top of Bury Hill.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A Hitchin Sunday league side are holding a farewell party this month after sadly folding following nearly four decades - and have issued an open invitation to former players and anyone associated with the club past or present to come along.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A Hitchin school’s summer fête broke all manner of records at the weekend.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A hard-working mum of two from Hitchin is proving to be an inspiration to those who follow their dreams – after releasing an album set to take Japan by storm.

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St Francis' College
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Police are appealing for information from punters after a burglary yards from the Hitchin Beer and Cider Festival on Friday evening.

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Hitchin Rugby Club
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A Hitchin allotment aimed at youngsters has celebrated its official opening at the weekend.

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Judi Billing
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The dinosaur mascot of Premier League giants Arsenal FC backed a girls’ football tournament that saw more than 400 girls take part – hosted at a school near Hitchin.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A formidable group of riders were given a warm send-off in Stevenage as they set off on their inspirational 1,000km ride through Europe to raise £100,000 for the Lister Hospital.

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Lister Hospital
Monday, June 12, 2017

Heartless fly-tippers have shown a complete disregard for our young people in Hitchin scouts by discarding piles of waste at their headquarters.

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North Herts District Council
Monday, June 12, 2017

A much-loved Hitchin annual event is coming up this weekend – with the first question being: ‘have you got your teddy bears ready?’

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Herts County Council
Monday, June 12, 2017

Hitchin’s annual beer festival has been hailed as the biggest and best yet – as more than 3,400 thirsty punters supped around 10,000 pints of top quality ales in heatwave conditions.

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Hitchin Rugby Club
Friday, June 9, 2017

The Conservative Party has held the seat of Hitchin and Harpenden under Peter Lilley’s successor Bim Afolami – but with a much reduced majority.

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Peter Lilley

Labour’s Hitchin and Harpenden candidate John Hayes has spoken to the Comet this evening giving his views on his campaign as we wait for the vote to be announced.

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Peter Lilley
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The reprehensible terror attacks in Manchester and London have meant there has never been an General Election like this one, punctuated as it has been with acts of unspeakable and utterly cowardly violence.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Hitchin Beer & Cider Festival’s coming up this Thursday – but how well do you think you know your Hitchin pubs?

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Read Layth Yousif’s exclusive in-depth interview with Hitchin and Harpenden’s Lib Dem candidate Hugh Annand.

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Jeremy Corbyn

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